The nutrient intake of forty-five participants in
the Title IIIc Elderly Nutrition Program in rural
Oregon was assessed through 7-day dietary records. The
1980 Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) were used to
assess adequacy of intake. There were no
statistically significant differences between the 7-
day nutrient intakes of those who...
Renewable energy sources are becoming increasingly important due to their low environmental impact and limitless nature. This thesis explores the design of a 250 mW permanent magnet linear generator wave energy converter to power ocean sensors. While many wave energy converters exist, this is a unique application because the wave...
During the 2006/07 academic year, 582,984 international students studied in the United States (Open Doors Study, 2007). Roughly 430,000 of these international students were pursuing Bachelors or Graduate level degrees. Of the international students that complete degrees, most will return to their home country and will be unable to attend...
The purpose of this study was to examine the perceptions of
job stressors in student services professionals. The research
procedures examined the functional aspects of a position with
four dimensions of job stressors: role-based stress, conflictresolution
stress, task-based stress, and stress due to the inefficiency
of others. The independent variables...
This study was designed to determine personal and professional
traits of effective and ineffective selected home economics teachers of
sophomore girls and to discover if characteristics of effective and
ineffective teachers varied between large schools of 1,000 or more
pupils and small schools with 500 or fewer students.
What makes invasive species successful, and how do they affect native populations and communities? I addressed these key questions in the context of the invasion of Atlantic coral reefs by Pacific red lionfish (Pterois volitans). To assess the role of parasites in contributing to the success of this invasion, I...