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Compatibility and complementarity of alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus) and gizzard shad (Dorosoma cepedianum) as forage fish in Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia
(Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1988)
The foraging ecology of banded mongooses (Mungos mungo): Epidemiological and human-wildlife conflict implications
(Virginia Tech, 2013-06-11)
Free-ranging banded mongooses (Mungos mungo) in northeastern Botswana are infected by a novel Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex pathogen, M. mungi, which putatively infects mongooses through lesions in the skin (often the ...
Gauged Linear Sigma Model and Mirror Symmetry
(Virginia Tech, 2019-07-02)
This thesis is devoted to the study of gauged linear sigma models (GLSMs) and mirror symmetry. The ﬁrst chapter of this thesis aims to introduce some basics of GLSMs and mirror symmetry. The second chapter contains the ...
An Evaluation of the School Choice Plan in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and its Perceived Effects on Academic Achievement for all Students
(Virginia Tech, 2006-07-18)
Does ethnicity of the student prevent equal levels of learning at an equal pace? Are schools required to teach all children effectively, no matter what their socio-economic status, gender, or ethnicity? Educators and ...
A viscoelastic constitutive model for thixotropic yield stress fluids: asymptotic and numerical studies of extension
(Virginia Tech, 2017-11-17)
This dissertation establishes a mathematical framework for analyzing a viscoelastic model that displays thixotropic behavior as a model parameter gets very small. The model is the partially extending strand convection ...
The Otis-Lennon mental ability test and general aptitude test battery (G) as predictors of success on state board test pool examination for practical nursing candidates.
(Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1975)
Teaching with Technology in an Agriculture Associate's Degree Program
(Virginia Tech, 2011-09-12)
Students in any educational setting need to learn how to integrate and successfully use technology to be successful in a future career. While no one educational system can teach every skill, faculty can help integrate ...
Student Centered Strategies for Engaging Instruction in the Extended Period
(Virginia Tech, 2006-08-14)
Keeping students engaged in the learning process is a challenge faced by most teachers. Instituting a bell schedule that requires them to make changes in their traditional instructional delivery may increase that challenge ...
High Speed Circuit Design Based on a Hybrid of Conventional and Wave Pipelining
(Virginia Tech, 2005-09-14)
<p>The increasing capabilities of multimedia appliances demand arithmetic circuits with higher speed and reasonable power dissipation. A common technique to attain those goals is synchronous pipelining, which increases the ...
Learning about the criminal justice protagonists : a content analysis of gender messages in the crime film genre
(Virginia Tech, 1994-05-31)
<p>Various forms of popular culture serve to educate and socialize as well as influence human behavior. In a discipline such as criminal justice, little is known by the general public about the individuals involved with ...