This collection of personal essays, inspired by Richard Rodriguez's Hunger of
Memory, raises questions about the separation that becomes apparent through
writing, education, and transitions between class. The author uses her personal
experience of writing in, and attending a private university to explore the
interactions of class, literacy, and education....
My thesis explains the several problems that arise when a person from a Western English speaking country goes to work as an English teacher at private institutes in South Korea. It is based on my own experiences when I worked as an English teacher at private institutes in South Korea...
The perception of the self as a sexual being is challenged by the
experience of pregnancy. Included in the experience of pregnancy are
issues with perceptions of the self, body image, transition into
motherhood, and reconciliation of the self as a sexual being during
pregnancy. Through a review of the...
Velocity measurements from 17 deployments of moored acoustic Doppler current
profilers obtained during four summer upwelling seasons are used to describe the crossshelf
divergence of Ekman transport in the inner shelf off Oregon. For each deployment
the measured surface and bottom cross-shelf transports were compared with estimates
of the theoretical...
The Willamette Basin Conservation Project was created to help people and programs work together toward positive results in Oregon’s Willamette Basin for people, lands, communities, waters and native species.
Web Information Discovery Tool (WIDIT) Laboratory at the Indiana University School of Library and Information Science participated in the HARD, Robust, and SPAM tracks in TREC- 2005. The basic approach of WIDIT is to combine multiple methods as well as to leverage multiple sources of evidence. Our main strategies for...
Habitat loss causes a reduction in available resources for wildlife, alters the configuration of remaining habitat, and may isolate wildlife populations. White-breasted nuthatches (Sitta carolinensis) are experiencing long-term population declines in the Willamette Valley of Oregon, where they are historically associated with oak woodlands. As secondary cavity-nesters, white-breasted nuthatches may...
Have you ever watched a squirrel? Watching squirrels is fun. They
look like a circus act as they jump from tree to tree. They run along
tree branches, leaping from branch to branch—it is unbelievable that they can move so fast and not fall! Sometimes you
can hear them barking...
Can you imagine eating bugs and berries and living inside a tree?
Western bluebirds do just that! They are members of the thrush family,
meaning that they are related to robins. There are three species, or kinds, of bluebirds in the United States: the Eastern
bluebird, the Western bluebird, and...
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