Graduate Theses and Dissertations is a collection of completed and approved graduate works. These works are collected through the Graduate School submission process and are approved by the faculty, student and the University of South Dakota. For more information please contact: grad@usd.edu and visit usd.edu/grad

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Theses/Dissertations from 2021

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Impacts of Environmental and Anthropogenic Stressors on Amphibian Welfare, Diversity, and Distribution in the Upper Missouri River Basin, Kaitlyn Campbell

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MENTAL FATIGUE ON LANDING PERFORMANCE, Madison Marie Gaffney

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RESTORATIVE PRACTICE IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS: A CASE STUDY ON LEADERSHIP, IMPLEMENTATION, AND CHALLENGES, Sarah M. Gross

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TEACHERS’ PERCEPTIONS OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: A NARRATIVE INQUIRY EXAMINING INSIGHTS FROM MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHERS, Julie Hatling

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LOWER EXTREMITY POWER AND MOVEMENT VELOCITY IN COMPETITIVE OLDER ATHLETES, Becca D. Jordre

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RELATION OF EMOTION REGULATION DIFFICULTIES, SELF-COMPASSION, AND POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS SYMPTOMS, Emily Anne Kalantar

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SOLAR GENERATED ELECTRICITY: AN ANALYSIS OF WHAT SECTORS ARE MOST AFFECTED BY RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARDS AND RELATED POLICIES, Logan Knollenberg

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(R)-2,5-Dimethoxy-4-Iodoamphetamine [(R)-Doi] Influences Coping Strategies to an Escapable Social Stress, Kevin Thomas Krupp

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Online Learning in Graduate Health Programs: Andragogy, Lecture Preference, and the Effectiveness of Synchronous and Asynchronous Participation, Adam Ladwig

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MOLECULAR MECHANISMS UNDERLYING THE SUPPRESSION OF CARDIOMYOCYTE NECROPTOSIS BY THE COP9 SIGNALOSOME IN MICE, Megan T. Lewno

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CUE RECOGNITION DEVELOPMENT AMONG UNDERGRADUATE NURSING STUDENTS, Michelle Lynn Lichtenberg

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The Relationship of L2 Proficiency and L1 Reading Academic Performance Prior to Formal L1 Literacy instruction in Foreign Language Immersion Settings, Andrew David McKay Jr

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Supporting Teachers Through Standardized Testing: Elementary Teachers' Perceptions of Administrator Support, Erica Neeves

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SELECTIVE OXIDATION OF ALKENES IN AIR CATALYZED BY Mn3O4 NANOPARTICLES, Brojo Kishor Shachib Dhali

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Respiratory Sound Analysis for the Evidence of Lung Health, Priyanka Sreerama

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Unsettling South Dakota Literature: Countering Lionized Representations of a Frontier Fantasy Space, Lindsay R. Stephens

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RURAL LEADERS’ EXPERIENCES IMPLEMENTING FAPE FOR STUDENTS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES, Jessica J. Vogel

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Readiness to Change in Rural Adults at High Risk for Diabetes, Katherine A. Wagner

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THE ROLE OF EMOTIONAL ATTENTION REGULATION IN HIGH PSYCHOPATHY INCARCERATED MALES, Michael K. Webb

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MODULATION OF STRESS-INDUCED BEHAVIORS THROUGH OREXINERGIC SIGNALING IN THE BASOLATERAL AMYGDALA, Jazmine D W Yaeger