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    • Oxygen Depletion Investigations of Legend Lake, Menominee County, Wisconsin 

      Houston, Daniel L. (University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, College of Natural Resources, 1994-12)
      Severe to moderate dissolved oxygen depletion occurs in four of the eight lake basins of Legend Lake, Menominee County, Wisconsin. All of the basins show less than 1 mg/1 throughout their hypolimnetic stratum in mid-summer. ...
    • Parent Education in International Adoption Regarding Communication Development 

      Opolka, Meghan R. (University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, College of Professional Studies, 2016)
      International adoption is life changing for those involved, but it can also be emotionally, mentally, and financially demanding. International adoption is a process that requires a tremendous amount of education. Children ...
    • Parental Experiences in Acquiring and Using AAC with Their Young Children 

      Cronce, Jamie L. (University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, College of Professional Studies, 2016-05)
      PURPOSE: The study was completed in order to help provide a comprehensive understanding of the experiences regarding AAC acquisition and use of parents of young children between the ages of 0-5 years. METHOD: Seven parents ...
    • Parental Involvement in Music Lessons 

      Hanke, Ashley (University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, College of Fine Arts and Communication, 2015-12)
      Most educators would agree that parental involvement is critical to a child’s success regardless of the activity. Starting as early as 1979, researchers began to document the benefits of parental involvement in music ...
    • Parental Motivation Toward Youth Residential Summer Camp Enrollment 

      Nack, Marcus A. (University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, College of Natural Resources, 2018-05)
      Residential youth summer camps offer a plethora of activities and experiences that can positively affect children’s lives. Children may want to attend summer camp for a variety of reasons, but ultimately the decision ...
    • Participatory Action Research and Testing the Effectiveness of Stinging Nettle as a Biopesticide in Kenya 

      Kaberia, Doris K. (University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, College of Natural Resources, 2007-05)
      Globally 50% of all food and cash crops are lost to pests and diseases. The participatory action research model has been effectively used to control the pests and diseases in developing countries. During the summer of ...
    • The Partner School Drama: The Integration of the Hmong Community in Wausau, Wisconsin 

      Bruno, Shari S. (University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, College of Fine Arts and Communication, 2003-12)
    • Partnership for Success 

      Mascal, James (University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, College of Fine Arts and Communication, 1993)
      As a culminating project for my Masters degree, I produced two informational videos for the Stevens Point Area Public School's Special Education Department. The purpose of this work was to develop communication ...
    • Pedagogical Concepts for Marching Percussion 

      Ford, Thomas John (University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2019-05)
      This document serves as a guide for recent music education graduates who are put in the position of having to teach marching percussion to students who have joined the marching band, specifically in the drumline. To ...
    • The Peer to Boss Transition: A Dialectic Perspective 

      Zahn, Rosan M. (University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, College of Fine Arts and Communication, 2008)
      Subjects relating to job transitions have been well-studied. The experience of becoming a boss over a former peer group has not. To explore this issue, 12 recently promoted health care workers were interviewed about their ...
    • Perception of the Effectiveness of Tactile Communication in the Junior High Classroom 

      Bennin, Hope Elizabeth (University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 1987-07)
    • Perceptions of using School Grounds to Provide Outdoor Experiences in Wisconsin's Green and Healthy Schools 

      Burton, Brent P. (University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, College of Natural Resources, 2017-06)
      Outdoor experiences have been found to positively benefit schools by increasing student health, improving academic performance, and supporting behavior management. However, when trying to decide the best way to approach ...
    • Personalizing Nature and Discovering Meaning : Exploring the Major works of Thoreau, Emerson, Whitman, Melville, and Hawthorne 

      Mackay, Adam (University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, College of Professional Studies, 2014)
      Before their recognition, fame, and influence, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Walt Whitman, Herman Melville, and Nathaniel Hawthorne are men searching for answers, seeking their place amongst the vast and ...
    • Pesticide Drift and Its Effect on Cholinesterase Levels of Birds in Non-Target Areas of the Buena Vista Marsh 

      Deely, George Michael (University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, College of Natural Resources, 1980-05)
      Pesticide drift from the aerial spraying of agricultural chemicals and its effects on the cholinesterase levels of birds in non-target areas of the Buena Vista Marsh, Wisconsin, was investigated. Surface water samples were ...
    • Phosphorus Concentrations and Load Contributions from the Urban Tree Canopy 

      Wahl, Brian D. (University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, College of Natural Resources, 2010-07)
      Urban runoff is a major contributor of non-point phosphorus (P) loading to surface waters. Urban trees and tree litter have been suggested as significant contributors to P loading in urban runoff. This research quantifies ...
    • Phosphorus Release from Sediments in Shawano Lake, Wisconsin 

      Hoverson, Darrin (University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, College of Natural Resources, 2008-02)
      The release of phosphorus (P) from lake sediments to the water column is important to lake water quality. Previous research on sediment P release has largely been in deeper, stratified lakes where hypolimnetic anoxia can ...
    • Phosphorus Removal from Wastewater by Phosphorus-Starved Algea 

      Thomas, Christine L. (University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, College of Natural Resources, 1979-12)
      Two species of green algae, Selenastrum capricornutum and Scenedesmus sp. were evaluated for phosphorus removal from wastewater. Phosphorus-starved algae were used. The cells were exposed to varied levels of phosphorus in ...
    • Phytoremediation of Atrazine using Selected Hybrid Poplar Genotypes 

      Zinkgraf, Matthew S. (University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, College of Natural Resources, 2004-09)
      Thirty hybrid poplar genotypes [(Populus deltoides x P. trichocarpa) x P. deltoides] and two commercial poplar cultivars were utilized in a plant selection experiment for the phytoremediation of atrazine. Fifty-five day ...
    • Piano Education of Children in China 

      XU, YUANJING (University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, College of Fine Arts and Communication, 2014-12)
      This thesis offers an overview of the development of the piano in China, the popularization of piano education, and the specific pedagogical methods and materials used in the piano education system. With detailed ...
    • A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Assessing Drawing as a Learning Tool in Science 

      Moore, Janet C. (University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, College of Natural Resources, 2015-05)
      Art and science have long enjoyed a symbiotic relationship, one worth re-examining in our educational practice today. Illustrations convey information that the written word simply cannot, hence the old adage, “A picture ...