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The presentations archived in this Digital Commons@Georgia Southern collection are produced by the faculty of the College of Behavioral and Social Science.

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Submissions from 2008

The Average Man’s Paradise; A Closer Look at the Jekyll Island Redevelopment Debate, James D. Bigley and Melissa Weddell

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An Empirical Assessment of SSSL and Cybercrime, Adam Bossler, George Burruss, and Thomas Holt

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The Reproduction of Social Class in Higher Education, Ted Brimeyer

City Councils as Small Groups: Toward a Diagnostic Model of Governing Board Behavior, Trenton Davis and Gerald T. Gabris

Brazil’s Biodiesel and Ethanol Production: An Attempt to Reduce Oil Dependency, Jose de Arimateia da Cruz

Gender and HIV/AIDS in Latin America, Jose de Arimateia da Cruz

The Japanese in Brazil: 1908-2008, Jose de Arimateia da Cruz

The Meridia Initiative: Beefing Up the Anti-Drug War, Jose de Arimateia da Cruz

The New United States African Command (AFRICOM): Building a Long Term Partnership or the Militarization of U.S.-African Relations, Jose de Arimateia da Cruz

Gender and HIV/AIDS in Post- Authoritarian Brazil, Jose de Arimateia da Cruz and Laura K. Stephens

From Protest to Peace: Murals of the Bogside Artists of Northern Ireland, Steven Engel

Honors Admissions: Models that Work, Steven Engel

Honors at Georgia Southern, Steven Engel

Keynote Address, Duke Talent Identification Program, Steven Engel

Internationalizing the Honors Experience: Initiatives to Globalize an Honors Program, Steven Engel and Bob Frigo

Rousseau and the Contemporary Dilemma of Patriotism, Steven Engel and Palle Svensson

Supervising Practicum Students and Interns: From Books to Bubbles, J. Guilliams and Jerri J. Kropp

Adding Character Education to Your Everyday Curriculum, Alice Hall

Basics of Positive Guidance, Alice Hall

Planning Daily Activities in After School, Alice Hall

Safety and Supervision of School-Age Children, Alice Hall

Lessons Learned From a Recently Accredited Program, Alice Hall and Crystal L. Edenfield

When the Unexpected Happens: a Death at the Center, Holley Hendrix and Jerri J. Kropp

Expressing Continuity and Change in an Irish-American Community: The St. Patrick’s Season in Savannah, Georgia, Barbara A. Hendry

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Examining Awareness and Perceptions of Computer Crime in the General Public, Thomas Holt, Adam Bossler, and George Burruss

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Examining On-Line Harassment among a Population of Juveniles, Thomas Holt, David C. May, and Adam Bossler

Development of a Child Life Practicum Class: Moving From Theory to Practice, Jerri J. Kropp and J. Guilliams

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Does Raising Consciousness Change Behavior: Exposure to Information on Work Conditions and Consumer Habits, Jynette Larshus and Ted Brimeyer

Conversations with Professors, Nancy L. Malcom

Conversations with Professors, Nancy L. Malcom

Working Toward a Distinct “Pedagogy of the First Year”: What Classroom Strategies Work Best with First Year Students?, Nancy L. Malcom, Kathy Albertson, Olivia Edenfield, Jessica N. Orvis, and Ellen H. Hendrix

Alcohol & sexual assault, Trent W. Maurer

Research on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning at GSU, Trent W. Maurer

Surviving on a college budget, Trent W. Maurer

Peak Oil and Coal Fires: How Scientific Fact Becomes Debatable Political Questions, Karen M. McCurdy

The Past Can Be the Key to the Present: Lessons from J.W. Powell’s Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Policy Making, Karen M. McCurdy

The Effect of Ideology in Decision Making on Specialized Courts: The Case of the Federal Circuit Court, Banks Miller and Brett W. Curry

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Navigating Separation of Powers: The Supreme Court and Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, Richard L. Pacelle Jr., Jason Lawrence, Brett W. Curry, and Bryan Marshall

The Costs of Conservation, John Peden

Measuring the Potential for Displacement in Wilderness Environments, John Peden and Rudolph M. Schuster

Academic Dishonesty, Alcohol and Marijuana Use, and the Transition to College, Nathan W. Pino and William L. Smith

Defining the Construct of a Quality Certified Athletic Trainer, Scot Raab and Brent Wolfe

Using Mixed Methods Designs to Explore Constructs of a Quality Certified Athletic Trainer, Scot Raab and Brent Wolfe

Argentina: Creating Ties, Relationships, and Opportunities Abroad, Ned Rinalducci

Reassessing the Voting Behavior of Minority and Female Judges on the Federal Bench, Nancy Scherer, Brett W. Curry, and Eric N. Waltenburg

Kiss Me I’m Irish: Maintaining an Ethnic Identity in Savannah, Georgia, William L. Smith

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Perceived Factors Facilitating Students’Transition from High School to College, William L. Smith and Pidi Zhang

Inclusion and the Olympics: Isn’t That What the Paralympics Are For?, Brent Wolfe

I Wanna See! Student Self-Evaluation Through Classroom Video Analysis, Brent Wolfe

National Therapeutic Recreation Society: What’s in It for Me?, Brent Wolfe

Playing with a Purpose: New Ways to Lead Activities, Brent Wolfe

Processing Outcome Oriented Initiatives, Brent Wolfe

What Is Therapeutic Recreation?, Brent Wolfe

Leading the Way and Making Our Voices Heard, Brent Wolfe and G. T. Kay

Lessons from the Edge: Perspectives on Employment Skills, Brent Wolfe, John Peden, Melissa Weddell, and James D. Bigley

Submissions from 2007

Cherokee Healing: A Language­Based Study, Heidi M. Altman

Native Peoples and Language Revitalization, Heidi M. Altman

Native Peoples of the Southeast, Heidi M. Altman

Divining the Past: Cherokee History through a Cherokee Lens, Heidi M. Altman and Thomas N. Belt

Doctor, Doctor: Health Choices Among Contemporary Cherokees, Heidi M. Altman and Thomas N. Belt

The Will West Long Materials at the Gilcrease Museum, Heidi M. Altman and Thomas N. Belt

Tohi: The Cherokee Concept of Well­being, Heidi M. Altman and Thomas N. Belt

Issues and Strategies in Teaching International Studies Across the Curriculum, Barry J. Balleck

Issues and Strategies in Teaching International Studies Across the Curriculum, Barry J. Balleck

Old Wine in New Bottles: A Rhetorical Comparison on Ending the Wars in Vietnam and Iraq, Barry J. Balleck

Researching the Awards of LTG Robert F. Sink, USA, James D. Bigley

The Awards and Artifacts of LTG Robert F. Sink., James D. Bigley

The Role of Religious Beliefs and Denominational Affiliation in Explaining Poverty: Individual, Structural and Divine Causes, Ted Brimeyer

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The Use of the Internet by Labor and Management to Influence Public Perceptions: A Case Study of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union and Wal-Mart, Ted Brimeyer

The Supreme Court, Foreign Law, and its Consequences for Public Support, Brett W. Curry and Banks Miller

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A Vital National Seminar and a Super Legislature: Decision Making on the Modern Supreme Court, Brett W. Curry, Richard L. Pacelle Jr., and Bryan Marshall

Descriptive Race Representation and Public Support for the U.S. Courts, Brett W. Curry and Nancy S. Scherer

Judges and Gender: Descriptive Representation’s Consequences for Judicial Legitimacy, Brett W. Curry and Nancy S. Scherer

Challenges in Motivating the Public Sector Employee: Theory and Practice in a Dynamic Environment, Trenton Davis and Gerald T. Gabris

Constructing Images of Latin America, Jose de Arimateia da Cruz

Development Strategies: Struggle for Peace, Justice, and Democracy, Jose de Arimateia da Cruz

Development Strategies: Struggle for Peace, Justice, and Democracy, Jose de Arimateia da Cruz

Dismantling Old Ideologies, Philosophies, and Practices in the Classroom, Jose de Arimateia da Cruz

Latin American Foreign Policy in the 21st Century, Jose de Arimateia da Cruz

One Last Chance to Undue the Unrule of Law in Brazil: The Força Nacional Brasileira, Jose de Arimateia da Cruz

Still Attempting to Consolidate Its Democracy: Brazil in the 21st Century, Jose de Arimateia da Cruz

The Japanese Economical, Social, and Cultural Influence on the Brazilian Landscape, Jose de Arimateia da Cruz

The Japanese in Brazil: 1908-2008, Jose de Arimateia da Cruz

Do Family-supportive Environments Ease Parenting Burden? An Examination of Workplace Flexibility, Child Care Assistance, Supervisor Support and Child Care Choice, Jennie Dilworth and Alice Hall

From Protest to Peace: Murals of the Bogside Artists of Northern Ireland, Steven Engel and Howard Keeley

Adding Character Education to Your Everyday Curriculum, Alice Hall

Basics of Positive Guidance and Discipline, Alice Hall

Discipline Training, Alice Hall

Discipline Training, Alice Hall

Safety and Supervision of School-Age Children, Alice Hall

Toys and Media Influences on Children, Alice Hall

Assessment of temperament: Implications for Teachers and Parents, Jerri J. Kropp

Birth to Five Programs in Georgia: a Panel Discussion, Jerri J. Kropp

Developing an Assessment Plan for Your Program? How to Use the Ages and Stages Questionnaire, Jerri J. Kropp

The Expanding Role of the Child Life Specialist, Jerri J. Kropp

Assessment 101: What is it and why do we do it?, Nancy L. Malcom

Conversations with Professors, Nancy L. Malcom

Study Tips for Sociology, Nancy L. Malcom

Study Tips for Sociology, Nancy L. Malcom

Bridging the gap: Problem based conferencing with parents, Trent W. Maurer