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Anglo Norman chivalry: only a good bedtime story
Argues that "the image of the chivalrous Norman knight seen in literature did not exist in England during the Anglo-Norman period (11-12 Century CE). Instead, chivalry was a practice created to benefit and protect the ...
International news coverage in the United States media
United States media has the power to enlighten the American public about other countries. The media, however, chooses to portray a distorted picture. Previous studies have concluded that there is a lack of international ...
Mineralogical evidence of Peoria Loess addition to soils of the Green Bay Lobe
The purpose of this study is to demostrate the mineralogical evidence of loess addition to soils on the Green Bay Lobe surface. A comparison is made between properties of a soil with an obvious loess cap and a soil interpreted ...
Modeling Instruction and the Nature of Science
High school students hold naïve conceptions about the nature of science (NOS),believing that scientific knowledge is absolute, that science is an objective activity without bias, creativity, or imagination, and that theories ...
An investigation of fall protection systems in the roofing industry
Construction is one of most dangerous industries in the United States. One of the most hazardous areas within the construction industry is roofing. Concern for safety in roofing construction has continued to spread, as a ...
Toward a practical model of postmodern public relations
Although there has emerged in the past 10 to15 years a significant body of scholarly literature on the application of postmodern perspectives to the field of public relations, very little has been offered in the way of ...
Survivor and other reality T.V. gameshows: the uses and gratifications perspective on a reality sub-genre
Ever since the 1930s when different forms of media such as film, radio, and print became a main source/influence of how people obtained information and were entertained, media theorists have questioned the effects of the ...
Using GIS to map the distribution of Peoria Loess on the Green Bay Lobe glacial surface in south-central Wisconsin
Mapping and analysis of digital soil survey data to understand the chronology, source and distribution of the loess layer of the Green Bay Lobe in south central Wisconsin.
Key factors for successful implementation of a participatory ergonomics program
Inadequate workplace ergonomics can lead to injuries, productivity declines and quality issues. Despite the fact that ergonomics has been researched and implemented in the workplace for the past 20-30 years work-related ...