EKU Faculty and Staff Scholarship

The EKU Faculty and Staff Scholarship series houses works from Eastern Kentucky University faculty and staff members, including article pre-prints, presentations, posters, and other types of scholarship. In cases where the full text cannot be posted due to copyright, the citation will be included with a link to the full text when possible. Books written or edited by Eastern Kentucky University faculty and staff are highlighted in our Faculty and Staff Books Gallery.

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Submissions from 2019

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Rudolf Otto as Platonist, Todd Gooch

Submissions from 2017

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Biotic and Abiotic Predictors of Larval Salamander Size and Density, Thomas L. Anderson, Cy L. Mott, Bradley A. Hartman, and Howard H. Whiteman

Working toward holistic education: A case study of business program assessment, Faridah Awang, Qian Xiao, and Lana Carnes

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Pseudo-direct sums and wreath products of loose-coherent algebras with applications to coherent configurations, Xu Bangteng

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Regional economic integration in Mercosur: The role of real and financial sectors, Hem C. Basnet and Gyan Pradhan

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Academic Socialization: Mentoring New Honors Students in Metadiscourse, Gaby Bedetti

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Environmental Scanning and Global Marketing Strategy: A Multitheoretical Normative Conceptual Framework, Philip J. Boutin Jr.

George Wright and the Plateau Indian War, John P. Bowes

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Book review: Piers Beirne, Hogarth’s Art of Animal Cruelty: Satire, Suffering and Pictorial Propaganda, Avi Brisman

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New abolition, criminology and a critical carceral studies, Michelle Brown and Judah Schept

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Significant Surface-Water Connectivity of Geographically Isolated Wetlands, Aram J. K. Calhoun; David M. Mushet Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, US Geological Survey; Laurie C. Alexander; Edward S. DeKeyser; Laurie Fowler; Charles R. Lane; Megan W. Lang; Mark C. Rains; Stephen C. Richter; and Susan C. Walls

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The Significant Surface-Water Connectivity of “Geographically Isolated Wetlands", Aram J.K. Calhoun, David M. Mushet, Laurie C. Alexander, Edward S. DeKeyser, Laurie Fowler, Megan W. Lang, Mark C. Rains, Stephen C. Richter, and Susan C. Walls

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A Holistic Education Approach for Assessing Business Programs, Lana W. Carnes, Faridah Awang, and Qian Xiao

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Designing a SoTL Professional Learning Community (PLC) Experience for Faculty Development, Rusty Carpenter and Shirley P. O'Brien

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Designing Online Faculty Development to Facilitate SoTL, Rusty Carpenter and Shirley P. O'Brien

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The Tensions Between Shared Governance and Advancing Educational Equity, Angelina Castagno and Charles Hausman

Occupational Therapy for Patients with Cardiopulmonary Conditions, Renee Causey-Upton

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Suicide Exposure in the Population: Perceptions of Impact and Closeness, Julie Cerel, Myfanwy Maple, Judy van de Venne, Melissa Brown, Melinda Moore, and Chris Flaherty

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Re-Designing A Practice Test Into A Game, Hung-Tao Chen and Michael Lee

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Knowledge Dissemination Channels: Analytics of Stature Evaluation, Liang Chen, Clyde W. Holsapple, Shih Hui Hsiao, Zhihong Ke, J. -Y. Oh, and Zhiguo Yang

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People-first Language, Equity, and Inclusion: How do we say it, and why does it matter?, Laura S. Clarke, Dusty Columbia Embury, Catherine Knight, and Jennifer E. Christensen

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The consumption of patriarchy: commodification to facilitation and reification, Victoria E. Collins and Dawn L. Rothe

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Turning Teachers into Action Researchers in their Classrooms, Dusty Embury Columbia and Laura S. Clarke

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Turning Teachers into Action Researchers in their Classrooms, Dusty Columbia Embury and Laura S. Clarke

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Provisioning Behavior of Male and Female Eastern Screech-Owls During the Post-Brooding Period, Jason R. Courter, Gary Ritchison, and W. Russell McClain

Advantages and disadvantages of Distance Education in comparison to Traditional Education., Dr. Antoinette Marie Davis EdD

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Cultural Competence in Mathematics Education, Dr. Antoinette Marie Davis EdD

How do we establish Social Presence within Online Mathematics Courses, Dr. Antoinette Marie Davis EdD

Overcoming Negative Reactions while Being a Minority Female in a STEM field, Dr. Antoinette Marie Davis EdD

The Role of the Civil Rights Movement in Strengthening the Black Race and Community, Dr. Antoinette Marie Davis EdD

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Amphibian Use of Wetlands Created by Military Activity in Kisatchie National Forest, Louisiana, USA., Stephen M. Ecrement and Stephen C. Richter

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Navigating WMS Analytics for the Right Data, Laura Edwards, Todd King, and Kelly Smith

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Electronic Swiss Army Knife: Deploying an Online Reference Service as an Interdepartmental Multi-Use Tool, Laura Edwards, Kelly Smith, and Jens Arneson

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Perceived Benefits of Service Learning, Fisher Eden E., Sharp Ryan L., and Bradley Michael J.

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CEO political ideology and mergers and acquisitions decisions, Ahmed M. Elnahas and Kim Dongnyoung

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Religion and mergers and acquisitions contracting: The case of earnout agreements, Ahmed M. Elnahas, M. Kabir Hassan, and Ghada M. Ismail

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Religion and ratio analysis: Towards an Islamic corporate liquidity measure, Ahmed M. Elnahas, M. Kabir Hassan, and Ghada M. Ismail

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SITE Joint SIG Symposia: A Collaboration Between the K-12 Online Learning SIG and Distance Learning SIG: How Higher Education and K-12 Online Learning Research Can Impact Each Other, Rick Ferdig, Leanna Archambault, Kerry Rice, Margaret Niess, Trisha Litz, Amy Garrett-Dikkers, Aimee Whiteside, Michael Barbour, David Marcovitz, and Antoinette Davis

Perceived Stress Has a Negative Effect on Self-Reported Upper Extremity Function among Women Treated for Breast Cancer, Mary Fisher, Anne B. Fleischer, L. Hendricks, M. McClure, K. Parent, and R. Roberts

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Exploratory Study of Breast Cancer Survivors’ Lived Experience Three to Four Years Post-treatment, Anne B. Fleischer and Rachel Parsley

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The experience of breast cancer survivors’ participation in important activities during and after treatments, Anne Fleischer and Dana Howell

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Inconsistent Responding on the MMPI-2-RF and Uncooperative Attitude: Evidence From Cognitive Performance Validity Measures, Roger O. Gervais, Anthony M. Tarescavage, Manfred F. Greiffenstein, Dustin B. Wygant, Patricia Arends, and Cheryl Deslauriers

Qualitative Study Regarding the Experiences of Adult-Oriented Physical Therapists Providing Services for Individuals with Lifelong Disabilities, Catherine Gohrband and Dana M. Howell

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Student Veteran Occupational Transitions in Postsecondary Education: A Grounded Theory, Brian T. Green, Anne Shordike, Dana M. Howell, Patrick H. Kitzman, and Michael K. Iwama

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Resource Night Benefits Families with DHH, Deaf or Hard of Hearing, Students, Michelle Gremp, Anita Dowd, Jerri Lafavers, Mica Davis, Marcey Ansley, Susan Fogg, Julie Beth Hayden, and Christina Grace

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Field-based assessment of wetland condition, wetland extent, and the National Wetlands Inventory in Kentucky, USA, Michelle Guidugli-Cook, Stephen C. Richter, Barbara J. Scott, and David R. Brown

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Meeting Society's Needs for Education and Discovery: A Survey of Eight Field Stations and Marine Laboratories in the Southeastern United States, Christopher J. Havran, Kirk A. Stowe, Tom A. Blanchard, Karen L. Kandl, Matthew E. Kimball, Stephen C. Richter, Hilary M. Swain, Fred E. Lohrer, Dustin D. Angell, and Theron M. Terhune

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The recognition problem for table algebras and reality-based algebras, Allen Herman, Mikhail Muzychuk, and Bangteng Xu

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Examining the impact of organizational and individual characteristics on forensic scientists’ job stress and satisfaction, Thomas J. Holt, Kristie R. Blevins, and Ruth Waddell Smith

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Disparities in uptake of Colorectal Cancer Screening among Diabetic Patients by Insurance type, Young-Rock Hong, Kalyani Sonawane, Derek Holcomb, and Ashish Deshmukh

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Building sales people: Recommendations for the Development of a Professional Sales Mentorship Program, Karen Hood Hopkins and Christopher D. Hopkins

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Plumage colouration and the provisioning behaviour of male and female Eastern Phoebes, R. Ian Horn and Gary Ritchison

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Parental Views on Sexual Education in Public Schools in a Rural Kentucky County Eastern Kentucky University, Tiffany R. Howard, Lauri J. Larkin, Michael D. Ballard, Molly A. McKinney, and Jonathan S. Gore

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Parkinson’s Disease and Non-Contact Boxing, Casey Humphrey, Melba Custer, and Dana M. Howell

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Not All Evidence is Created Equal: Changes in practice require the highest possible level of statistical testing, Sandy Hunter

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The Diet of the Cumberland Plateau Salamander (Plethodon kentucki) in an old growth forest of southeastern Kentucky, Jacob M. Hutton, Steven J. Price, and Stephen C. Richter

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The Diet of the Cumberland Plateau Salamander (Plethodon kentucki) in an old growth forest of southeastern Kentucky, Jacob M. Hutton, Steven J. Price, and Stephen C. Richter

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Bilingualism and age are continuous variables that influence executive function, Sara Incera and Conor T. McLennan

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The association between compassionate goals and relational-interdependent self-construal, Tao Jiang, Amy Canevello, Jonathan S. Gore, Jennifer Hartsell Hahn, and Jennifer Crocker

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International service learning and interprofessional education in Ecuador: Findings from a phenomenology study with students from four professions, Audrey M. Johnson and Dana M. Howell

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Migratory and winter activity of bats in Yellowstone National Park, Joseph S. Johnson, John J. Treanor, Michael J. Lacki, Michael D. Baker, Greg A. Falxa, Luke E. Dodd, Austin G. Waag, and Elijah H. Lee

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Developing Best Practices for Creating an Authentic Learning Experience in an Online Learning Environment: Lessons Learned, Cindy Judd and Brad Marcum

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The incidence of MRSA infections in the United States: is a more comprehensive tracking system needed?, Kevin T. Kavanagh,; Said Abusalem; and Lindsay E. Calderon

Executive perceptions of communication and other soft skills and student preparedness for the workplace., Kristen L. King

Social networking and professionalism: Preparing students for success, Kristen L. King

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Evaluation of IT Ethical Scenarios: A Multidimensional Analysis, Kristen L. King and Julia C. Graham

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Barrier to Learning: Why We Can No Longer Afford High Textbook Prices, Victoria Koger and Linda Sizemore

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Drug Use and Abuse as Primary Motivators for Involvement in Burglary: A Comparison of Self-Reported Differences Among a Random Sample of Male and Female Burglars, Joseph B. Kuhns, Kristie R. Blevins, Riane M. Bolin, and Josie F. Cambareri

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Organizational Trust and Fear of Injury and the Correlates of Organizational Trust Among Private Correctional Staff, Eric G. Lambert, Nancy L. Hogan, James B. Wells, and Kevin I. Minor

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Exploring Inquiry: Household Chemicals and Their Impact on Seed Germination and Plant Growth, Rachael M. Lander and Patrick S. Calie

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Chapter 3 – Overcoming Health Disparities: The Need for Communication and Cultural Competency Training for Healthcare Providers Practicing Virtually in Rural Areas, Julie A. Lasslo, Kathryn E. Anthony, Carrie E. Reif, and Nicolet H. Bell

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Utility of the MMPI-2 Restructured Form (MMPI-2-RF) in a Sample of Lithuanian Male Offenders, Ilona Laurinaitytė, Alfredas Laurinavičius, Laura Ustinavičiūtė, Dustin B. Wygant, and Martin Sellbom

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"I Never Truly Thought About Them Having Friends": Equipping Schools to Foster Peer Relationships, Kelly Leigers, Harold L. Kleinert, and Erik W. Carter

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Pseudo geometric broadcast protocols in wireless sensor networks: Design, evaluation, and analysis, Chunchao Liang, Sunho Lim, Manki Min, and Wei Wang

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Proof of death: Police power and the visual economies of seizure, accumulation and trophy, Travis Linneman

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Very Long-term Retention of the Control of Variables Strategy Following a Brief Intervention, Robert F. LorchJr., Elizabeth P. Lorch, Benjamin Freer, William J. Calderhead, Emily Dunlap, Emily C. Reeder, Jessica Van Neste, and Hung-Tao Chen

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Positive solutions of a singular fractional boundary value problem with a fractional boundary condition, Jeffrey W. Lyons and Jeffrey T. Neugebauer

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Sensation Seeking Impact on Skin Conductance Measures of Deception and Memory, Andrew David Manson, Suzanna Lagerroos, Phillip Janz, Adam Lawson, and Jonathan Gore

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Trends in the Environmental Health Job Market for New Graduates, Jason W. Marion, Timothy J. Murphy PhD, and Anne Marie Zimeri PhD

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Students can be important link between academia and practice, Jason W. Marion and Charles D. Treser

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Associations between county-level land cover classes and cyanobacteria blooms in the United States, Jason W. Marion, Feng Zhang PhD, David Cutting, and Jiyoung Lee PhD

Effectiveness of Online Journal Clubs in Promoting OBP, K. Miller, Shirley P. O'Brien, and Renee Causey-Upton

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A critique and empirical assessment of Alexandra Horowitz and Julie Hecht's "Examining dog-human play: the characteristics, affect, and vocalizations of a unique interspecific interaction"., Robert Mitchell

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Men and Their Dogs: A New Understanding of Man’s Best Friend, Robert W. Mitchell

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Trial 1 versus Trial 2 of the Test of Memory Malingering: Evaluating Accuracy without a “Gold Standard”, Douglas Mossman, Dustin B. Wygant, Roger O. Gervais, and Kathleen J. Hart

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Faculty Perspectives of Teaching Online, Shirley P. O'Brien

Faculty Development On-Demand: The DEEP System, Shirley P. O'Brien and Matthew P. Winslow

Faculty Development On-Demand: The DEEP System, Shirley P. O'Brien and Matthew P. Winslow

Inaugural SoTL Collaboratory, Shirley P. O'Brien, Matthew P. Winslow, and Rusty Carpenter

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Spatial analysis of contemporary Turkish elections: a comprehensive approach., Ilhan Can Ozen and Kerem Ozan Kalkan

Mentoring students with ASD to Success in College, Kaitlin Palmer, Shirley P. O'Brien, Lisa Mendenhall, M. Schifferdecker, and M. King

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Mentoring Students with ASD to Success in College Environments, Kaitlin Palmer, Shirley P. O'Brien, and Lisa Williams

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Basement control of alkali flood rhyolite magmatism of the Davis Mountains volcanic field, Trans-Pecos Texas, USA., Don Parker, John C. White, Minghua Ren, and Melanie Barnes

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Managing a Synthetic Turf Infield and Natural Grass Outfield, Chris Pearl and Jonathan Smoot

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A model to increase rehabilitation adherence to home exercise programmes in patients with varying levels of self-efficacy, Kelsey J. Picha and Dana M. Howell

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Organizational Conflict Navigation: Building a Comprehensive Conflict Management Course, Beth Polin

Eastern Screech-Owl (Megascops asio), Gary Ritchison, Frederick R. Gehlbach, Peter Pyle, and Michael A. Patten

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Exploring the Utility of Mindfulness and Self-regulation Assignments for Business Students, Michael T. Roberson

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Improving Student Effort on a Learning Outcome Assessment: Benchmarks, Options, and Results, Michael T. Roberson and Thomas Erekson

Active learning with technology, M. M. Robles