An assessment of Oregon personal finance teachers'
beliefs and recommendations for secondary personal finance
curriculum was the major purpose of this survey. A questionnaire
based on the concepts and subconcepts in the Oregon
Personal Finance Education Guide was used for data collection.
All Oregon personal finance teachers who taught the...
Western forests have become increasingly fragmented landscapes dominated
by young stands. Given that western Oregon forests largely consist of headwater
systems, there is a need to better understand how headwater forest taxa and their
habitats are impacted by forest management practices. Several amphibian species
associated with forested headwater systems have...
The coexistence of multiple predators may have important consequences for
the structure and function of communities. Interactions between predators may
strongly affect their combined direct and indirect effects on prey populations and
lower trophic levels. Predators often have size-structured populations, which may
result in intraguild predation characterized by complex trophic...
This thesis examines a range of generic influences in William Shakespeare's Richard II. By exploring the play's references to conflicting interpretations of history from different generic perspectives, I hope to advance a more nuanced reading of the play's dynamic staging of history. In Chapter One, I suggest that Richard II...
The study explored a model that integrates human
capital, family resource, employment and psychosocial
factors to explain variation in economic self-sufficiency
(ESS) among single mothers. A sample of 851 single mothers
on Aid to Families with Dependent Children was selected from
the Washington State Family Income Study data base. Data...
The purpose of this research was to investigate the optoelectronic properties of the
Ge doped biosilica, mainly focused on the photoluminescence (PL) properties of
diatom frustules of N. frustulum that contain metabolically inserted germanium
oxide produced by a two-stage photobioreactor cultivation process. In order to
explain the observed PL intensity...