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 2018

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Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years, Catherine Howey Stearn

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Environmental Gradients in Old‐Growth Appalachian Forest Predict Fine‐Scale Distribution, Co‐occurrence, and Density of Woodland Salamanders, J. Alex Baecher and Stephen C. Richter

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Environmental Health Makes a Strong Entry Into the Global One Health Framework in Jamaica, Jason W. Marion, Henroy Scarlett, and Priscilla Oliver

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Evaluation of Relative Technological Innovation Capability: Model and Case Study for Chinas Coal Mine, Wensheng Wang and Chengyi Zhang

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Experiences of Postpartum Women in One Residential Treatment Facility for Substance Use Disorders, Rebecca Jo Williams and Christine Privott

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Exploring Parents’ Experiences of Raising a Child with Sensorimotor Impairments and Expectations for Leisure Participation, Emily A. Eicher, Camille Skubik-Peplaski PhD, Shirley P. O'Brien, and Anne Fleischer

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Exploring the Correlates of Perceived Job Dangerousness Among Correctional Staff at a Maximum Security Prison, Eric G. Lambert, Kevin I. Minor, Jill Gordon, James Wells, and Nancy L. Hogan

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Facilitate Active Learning: The Role of Perceived Benefits of Using Technology, Weiling Zhuang and Qian Xiao

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How Ethics Can Inform Spiritually Sensitive Social Work, Ann M. Callahan

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Importance of Community Engagement for Young Nonprofit Organizations, Ramona Sudbeck and Michael J. Bradley

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Indoor Air Quality in Schools, Clint Pinion Jr.

Infographics: Development and Utilization at EKU, Molly Bradshaw

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International Challenges and Opportunities for Start-up Expatriates, Lana Carnes and Faridah Awang

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Inventory in Digby, Laura Edwards

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Is Tuba Masculine or Feminine? The Timing of Grammatical Gender, Sara Incera, Conor T. McLennan, Lisa M. Stronsick, and Emily E. Zetzer

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It's About Communities: The Commitment to Promoting a Culturally Competent Environmental Health Workforce, Clint Pinion Jr., Leslie D. Mitchell, and Jason W. Marion

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Kidney-Friendly Label Reading for Chronic Kidney Disease Shoppers, Lois J. Hill and Amey J. Herald

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Maintaining Sexual Desire in Long-Term Relationships: A Systematic Review and Conceptual Model, Kristen P. Mark and Julie Lasslo

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Measuring the Timing of the Bilingual Advantage, Sara Incera

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Mortuuspolitics: Politicization of the Dead, Capitalism, and Inequality, Dawn L. Rothe and Stephen Muzzatti

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Moving Beyond “Agreeable” Texts and “Boring” Tasks: Pairing YAL and Critical Literacy in Teacher Education, Eileen Shanahan and Ashley Dallacqua

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Negative Black Stereotypes, Support for Excessive Use of Force by Police, and Voter Preference for Donald Trump During the 2016 Presidential Primary Election Cycle, Randall D. Swain

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Nerve Stimulation Enhances Task-Oriented Training for Moderate-to-Severe Hemiparesis 3-12 Months After Stroke: A Randomized Trial, Cheryl Carrico; Philip M. Westgate; Salmon E. Powell; Elizabeth Salmon Powell; Kenneth C. Chelette,; Laurie Nichols; L. Creed Pettigrew; and Lumy Sawaki

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Noncommutative Reality-based Algebras of Rank 6, Allen Herman, Mikhael Muzychuk, and Bangteng Xu

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Not Without a Fight-Final Draft 14 June 2018, Richard E. Day

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Nutrient Contamination from an Agricultural Non-point Source and its Mitigation: A Case Study of EKU Meadowbrook Farm, Madison County, Kentucky, Walter S. Borowski, Reid E. Buskirk, James Scott Winter, and Jonathan Malzone Dr.

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Nutrient Export from a Proximal Intermittent Stream Draining EKU Meadowbrook Farm, Madison County, Kentucky, James Scott Winter, Walter S. Borowski, and Jonathan M. Malzone

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Pain Catastrophizing Behaviors and their Relation to Poor Patient-reported Outcomes after Scapular Muscle Reattachment, W. Ben Kibler, Cale A. Jacobs, and Aaron D. Sciascia

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Planning Online Course Sites for Middle and High School Courses: Begin with a Quality Course Plan., Paula Jones

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Possible Functions of Tail-pumping by American Kestrels (Falco sparverius), Joshua Suich and Gary Ritchison

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Pre-operative Education for Total Knee Replacement: A Pilot Survey, Renee Causey-Upton, Dana Howell, Patrick H. Kitzman, Melba Custer, and Emily V. Dressler

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Relational Mechanisms in the Goal Pursuit Process, Jonathan S. Gore, Raven Hester, Lauren Spegal, Kimberley Kavanaugh, and Yoshie Nakai

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Relational Spirituality: An Opportunity for Social Work in Long-term Care, Ann M. Callahan

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Relationships Among Symptoms of Spotted Wilt Disease of Peanut and their Potential Impact on Crop Productivity and Resistance Breeding, Barry L. Tillman and Justin Lee Mckinney

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Responses of Blue Jays (Cyanocitta cristata) to Raptors that Differ in Predatory Threat, Julie A. Dahl and Gary Ritchison

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Role Negotiation as Role Enrichment: A Study of Working College Students, Eric B. Meiners

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Serving LGBTQIA Students on College Campuses, Clint Pinion Jr.

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Social Constructivism and Cooperative Learning in Marketing Courses: A Sample In-class Activity, Philip J. Boutin

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Surface Thiolation of Silicon for Antifouling Application, Xiaoning Zhang, Pei Gao, Valerie Hollimon, DaShan Brodus, Arion Johnson, and Hongmei Hu

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The Editors’ Perspective: A Successful First Year of the Journal of Occupational Therapy Education, Cynthia L. Hayden Dr, Renee Causey-Upton, and Dana Howell

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The Evolution of Eastern Kentucky University Libraries Orientations: Giving Students a LIbStart to Student Success Through Library Engagement, Trenia Napier, Ashley J. Cole, and Leah Banks

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The Librarians’ Guide to the Information Literacy Galaxy: Leading Campus Conversations, Sarah Richardson, Heather K. Beirne, Ashley J. Cole, and Trenia Napier

The Power of Play: Enhancing the Occupational Performance of Handwriting, Sarah Anderson, Nick Cross, Abby Hobbs, Brittney Phelps, Beth Mueller, Bobbie Phelps, Mallory Shoulkletovich, Dustin Turner, Kara Wade, Kayln Wilson, and Camille Skubik-Peplaski

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Total and Marginal Cost Analysis for a High School Based Bystander Intervention, Joshua L. Bush, Heather M. Bush, Ann L. Coker, Candace J. Brancato, Emily R. Clear, and Eileen A. Recktenwald

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Trends in State and Federal OSH Enforcement, James P. Klyza Jr., Clint Pinion Jr., and D. Gary Brown

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Tuhualite in a Peralkaline Rhyolitic Ignimbrite from Pantelleria, Italy, Boguslaw Baginski, Ray Macdonald, John C. White, and Lidia Jezak

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Use of Communication Plans by Certified Nursing Assistants: Little Things Mean a Lot, Christen Guffey, Robert C. Marshall, Dana Howell, and Graham D. Rowles

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View Point: Gaps in the Current Guidelines for the Prevention of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Surgical Site Infections, Kevin T. Kavanagh, Said Abusalem, and Lindsay E. Calderon

Submissions from 2017

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

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Accelerated Gillespie Algorithm for Gas–Grain Reaction Network Simulations Using Quasi-steady-state Assumption, Qiang Chang, Yang Lu, and Donghui Quan

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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

Active Learning with Technology, M. M. Robles

Advantages and Disadvantages of Distance Education in Comparison to Traditional Education., Antoinette Marie Davis EdD

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

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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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A New Dwarf Crayfish (Decapoda: Cambaridae) from Floodplain Swamps in Central Alabama, Guenter A. Schuster and Michael R. Kendrick

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A Pedagogical Framework for Teaching Business Strategy: Design and Assessment, Qian Xiao and Lana Carnes

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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

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Atomistic Quantum Transport Simulation of Multilayer Phosphorene Nanoribbon Field Effect Transistors, Hojjatollah Sarvari, Chaoyuan Liu, Amir Hossein Ghayour, Parham Shenavar, Zhi Chen, and Rahim Ghayour

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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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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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Bilingualism and Age are Continuous Variables that Influence Executive Function, Sara Incera and Conor T. McLennan

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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

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

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Cases and Commentaries, Ginny Whitehouse

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CEO Political Ideology and Mergers and Acquisitions Decisions, Ahmed M. Elnahas and Kim Dongnyoung

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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 Lasslo, Kathryn E. Anthony, Carrie E. Reif, and Nicolet H. Bell

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Climbing out of Poverty: The Economic Impact of Rock Climbing in and around Eastern Kentucky's Red River Gorge., James N. Maples, Ryan L. Sharp, Brian G. Clark, Katherine Gerlaugh, and Braylon Gillespie

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Combinatorial Extensions of Terwilliger Algebras and Wreath Products of Association Schemes, Sung Y. Song, Bangteng Xu, and Shenglin Zhou

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Comparing Occupation-Based and Repetitive Task Practice Interventions for Optimal Stroke Recovery: A Pilot Randomized Trial, Camille Skubik-Peplaski, Melba Custer, Elizabeth Powell, Philip M. Westgate, and Lumy Sawaki

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Comparing Occupation-Based and Repetitive Task Practice Interventions for Optimal Stroke Recovery: A Pilot Randomized Trial, Camille Skubik-Peplaski, Melba Custer, Elizabeth Powell, Philip M. Westgate, and Lumy Sawaki

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Competency Development in University Business Students: A Multiperspective Analysis, Karlee A. Tanel and Michael T. Roberson

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

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

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

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Determining Usage When Vendors Do Not Provide Data, Kelly Smith and Jens Arneson

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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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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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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

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

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

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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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Enjoyment of a Therapy Dog by Child Social Group Participants, Myra Beth Bundy, Shirley P. O'Brien, and Corey Sheldon

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

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

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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

Executive Perceptions of Communication and Other Soft Skills and Student Preparedness for the Workplace., Kristen L. King

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

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Exploring and Understanding Differences Between Deliberate and Impulsive Male and Female Burglars, Amber N. Sanders, Joseph B. Kuhns, and Kristie R. Blevins

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

Faculty Developing Faculty: The EKU Faculty Innovator Program, Matthew P. Winslow and 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

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

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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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Geochemical Characteristics and Storm Dynamics of Surface Waters and Groundwater at Eastern Kentucky University’s Meadowbrook Farm, Madison County, Kentucky, Reid E. Buskirk, Walter S. Borowski, and Jonathan M. Malzone

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

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Groundwater and Subsurface Water in a Landscape with Shallow Bedrock: Implications for Agricultural Nutrient Export, Laura Kelley, Hunter R. Evans, Reid E. Buskirk, Jonathan M. Malzone, and Walter S. Borowski