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Submissions from 2009

Collision of Epistemological Frameworks: Religion and Social Science’s Unshared Understanding of Ethics, Michael W. Firmin

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Affective Responses of Students Who Witness Classroom Cheating, Michael W. Firmin, Amanda J. Burger, and Matthew Blosser

Correlations Among the Quick Picture Reading Test, The Shipley Institute of Living Scale, and the Slosson Intelligence Test-Revised, Michael W. Firmin; Hwang Chi-en; J. Evens; S, Keyser; and J. Bennington

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Life Meanings for Past and Present: Case Studies of Four Retired Faculty, Michael W. Firmin and Anna Craycraft

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Spiritual Dynamics Involved with Overseas Student Teachers: A Qualitative Analysis, Michael W. Firmin, Ruth Firmin, and Brenda B. MacKay

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Far from Home: A Qualitative Analysis of Altered Social and Familial Interactions by Students Attending College Significant Distances from Home, Michael W. Firmin, Courtney B. Johnson, and Stephanie Yoder Basham

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Professional Human Services Occupation Biases Represented in General Psychology Textbooks, Michael W. Firmin, Erica J. Johnson, and Jeremiah Wikler

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Student Perspectives of Competition: A Qualitative Analysis, Michael W. Firmin, Jennifer Evens Lucius, and Sharon Johnson

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A Qualitative Study of Families and Children Possessing Dianoses of ADHD, Michael W. Firmin and Annie Phillips

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The Role Of Character In The Hiring Process: A Pilot Study Survey Of College Seniors’ Potential Employers, Michael W. Firmin, Elizabeth Proemmel, Sarah McDivitt, Jennifer Evens, and Lew Gibbs

Attitudinal Outcomes of a Multicultural Learning Community Experience: A Qualitative Analysis, Michael W. Firmin, Susan C. Warner, Ruth L. Firmin, Courtney B. Johnson, and Stephanie D. Firebaugh

Children's Depression and the Promotion of Children's Positive Growth, Chao Liu

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The Relationship Between Children's Depression and Children's Social Desirability, Chao Liu and Jian Mei

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School Nurse Perspectives of Challenges and How They Understand Success in Their Professional Nursing Roles, Shirley G. Smith and Michael W. Firmin

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School Nurse Perspectives of Their Vocational Decisions, Shirley G. Smith and Michael W. Firmin

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Ephesians: Empowered to Love Harmoniously, Luke M. Tse

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Efficacy of Request Presentation on Compliance, Aaron J. Vaughn, Michael W. Firmin, and Chi-en Hwang

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Historical and Contemporary Developments in Home School Education, Gretchen M. Wilhelm and Michael W. Firmin

Infants' Reasoning About the Parts and Insides of Self-Propelled Objects, Di Wu, R. Baillargeon, and R. Gelman

Submissions from 2008

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Effects of Listening to Heavy Metal Music on College Women: A Pilot Study, Milton E. Becknell, Michael W. Firmin, Hwang Chi-en, David M. Fleetwood, Kristie L. Tate, and Gregory D. Schwab

The Relationship Between Eating Disorder Behavior and Myers-Briggs Personality Type, Amanda J. Burger, L. A. Hoffeditz, Michael W. Firmin, Chi-en Hwang, and R. A. Wantz

Data Collection, Michael W. Firmin

Interpretation, Michael W. Firmin

Replication, Michael W. Firmin

Structured Interview, Michael W. Firmin

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Student Mentoring: Sharing a Legacy, Michael W. Firmin

Themes, Michael W. Firmin

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Transitioning from Administration to Faculty: Addictions to Break, Michael W. Firmin

Unstructured Interview, Michael W. Firmin

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Utilizing Undergraduate Assistants In General Education Courses, Michael W. Firmin

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When Caretaking Competes with Care Giving: A Qualitative Study of Full-time Working Mothers Who Are Nurse Managers, Michael W. Firmin and Megan Bailey

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Religious Influences of Individuals with Cancer in Remission, Michael W. Firmin, Megan Bailey, Courtney Johnson, and Janna Foster

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A Qualitative Assessment of an Alternative Medicine Program, Michael W. Firmin, K. Battaglia, and J. Gustafson

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A Christian Perspective of Health, Michael W. Firmin and Milton E. Becknell

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Early Childhood Discipline: A Review of the Literature, Michael W. Firmin and Sally L. Castle

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Historical Analysis of College Campus Interracial Dating, Michael W. Firmin and Stephanie Firebaugh

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Extra-curricular Life of Overseas Student Teachers, Michael W. Firmin, Ruth L. Firmin, and Brenda B. MacKay

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Evaluating the Concurrent Validity of Three Web-based IQ Tests and the Reynolds Intellectual Assessment Scales (RIAS), Michael W. Firmin, Chi-en Hwang, Amanda J. Burger, Jessica Sammons, and Ruth E. Lowrie

A Qualitative Analysis of Prostitution's Detrimental Social Effects, Michael W. Firmin, A. Lee, Ruth L. Firmin, and L. McCotter-Deakin

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Extrinsic Factors Affecting Overseas Student Teaching, Michael W. Firmin, Brenda B. MacKay, and Ruth l. Firmin

Frequent Major Changing: Extrinsic and Intrinsic Factors, Michael W. Firmin and L. MacKillop

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Towards Remediating Undergraduate Students' Statisticophobia, Michael W. Firmin and Elizabeth Proemmel

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Christian Student Perceptions of Body Tattoos: A Qualitative Analysis, Michael W. Firmin, Luke M. Tse, Janna B. Foster, and Tammy L. Angelini

Seven Types of Tests CMHCs May Find Useful, Michael W. Firmin and R. A. Wantz

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The Historical Development of Private Education in Canada, Brenda B. MacKay and Michael W. Firmin

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A Grief Observed: Insight for Helpers, Luke M. Tse

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Forgive as Christ Forgave, Luke M. Tse

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Individuals and Their Confidants' Viewpoints on Self-harm: A Qualitative Analysis, Luke M. Tse, Jillian S. Losee, and Kimberly R. Stephens

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Character Education: Christian Education Perspectives, Gretchen M. Wilhelm and Michael W. Firmin

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Adolescent Awareness of Isolation's Consequences, Kati J. Yosinski and Michael W. Firmin

Submissions from 2007

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Holding Up Half of the Sky? Attitudes Toward Women as Managers in the People’s Republic of China, Chieh-Chen Bowen, Wan Yu, Chi-en Hwang, and Robert F. Scherer

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In Search of a Cause, Charles D. Dolph

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Thank God for Aging, Charles D. Dolph

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Perils of Being Friends with College Administrators, Michael W. Firmin

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Cognitive Responses of Students Who Witness Classroom Cheating, Michael W. Firmin, Amanda J. Burger, and Matthew Blosser

The Discussion of Politics in General Psychology Textbooks, Michael W. Firmin and S. Firebaugh

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Affective Responses of Overseas Student Teachers, Michael W. Firmin, Ruth L. Firmin, and Brenda B. MacKay

Perspectives on Adoptive Children Experiencing More Life Conflicts Than Non-Adoptive Children, Michael W. Firmin and Christine K. Fulmer

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Driven and No Regrets: A Qualitative Analysis of Students Earning Baccalaureate Degrees in Three Years, Michael W. Firmin and Krista Merrick Gilson

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Correlations Among Symptoms of ADHD and Peer Relationships, Academic Performance, and Self-image, Michael W. Firmin, Chi-en Hwang, Annie Phillips, and Richard A. Wantz

Three-Year Outcome Effects of Former AWANA Timothy Award Recipients, Michael W. Firmin and G. Knight

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Intrinsic Factors Affecting Overseas Student Teaching, Michael W. Firmin, Brenda B. MacKay, and Ruth Firmin

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An Assessment of Pastoral Counseling Courses in Seminaries Serving Evangelical Baptist Students, Michael W. Firmin and Mark Tedford

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Using Debate to Maximize Learning Potential: A Case Study, Michael W. Firmin, Aaron Vaughan, and Amanda Dye

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Beliefs Versus Actions: Assessing Abortion Views and Behaviors at Two Colleges, Michael W. Firmin, Jennifer Wood, and Chi-en Hwang

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Assessing Alexithymia in Medical Settings: Implications for Understanding and Treating Health Problems, Mark A. Lumley, Lynn C. Neely, and Amanda J. Burger

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The Best Laid Plans, Luke M. Tse

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Generational Perspectives on Interracial Relationships: A Comparison of Parent and Child Views, Luke M. Tse, Michael W. Firmin, Chi-en Hwang, and Stephanie Firebaugh

Generational Perspectives on Interracial Relationships: A Comparison of Parent and Child Views, Luke M. Tse, Michael W. Firmin, Chi-en Hwang, and Stephanie Firebaugh

Submissions from 2006

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Validation of the Frey and Detterman (2004) IQ Prediction Equations Using the Reynolds Intellectual Assessment Scales, A. Beaujean, Michael W. Firmin, A. Knoop, Jared D. Michonski, Theodore P. Berry, and Ruth E. Lowrie

Ethnographic and Qualitative Research in Education, Patricia Brewer and Michael Firmin

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Evaluation of a Collaborative Mental Health Program in Primary Care: Effects on Patient Distress and Health Care Utilization, Jeffrey A. Cigrang, Anne C. Dobmeyer, Milton E. Becknell, Ruth A. Roa-Navarrete, and Stephen R. Yerian

Ethnographic and Qualitative Research in Education: Vol. 2, Michael Firmin and Patricia Brewer

External Validity in Qualitative Research, Michael W. Firmin

Using Interview Waves in Qualitative Phenomenological Research, Michael W. Firmin

Personal Motivation and Its Effect on Compliance, Michael W. Firmin, Chi-en Hwang, Janine Helmick, and Brian Iezzi

Character as Outside-in and Inside-out: A Qualitative Research Analysis of Character in the Hiring Process, Michael W. Firmin, S. McDivitt, and E. Proemmel

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School Uniforms: A Qualitative Analysis of Aims and Accomplishments at Two Christian Schools, Michael W. Firmin, S. Smith, and L. Perry

Utilizing Debate to Maximize Learning Potential in Structured Group Interventions, Michael W. Firmin, A. Vaughn, A. Dye, and R. Wantz

Apt Use of Tests by Counselors, Michael W. Firmin and R. A. Wantz

Can You Stand Up Under Hostile Cross-examination?, Michael W. Firmin and R. A. Wantz

Social Adjustment Among Students Growing Up in Foreign Mission-field Contexts, Michael W. Firmin, S. Warner, and A. Lowe

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Lebanon, My Homeland, Cosette Fox

On Being Democrat in an All Republican University, Kevin F. Sims and Michael W. Firmin

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Attitude Shifts: A Qualitative Analysis of Students' Awareness and Reaction to the Homeless, Luke M. Tse, Michael W. Firmin, Courtney B. Johnson, Yelena L. Vorobyov, and Jacklyn M. McKeon

University Student Perceptions of High School Counselors, R. Wantz, Michael W. Firmin, C. Johnson, and R. Firmin

Submissions from 2005

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Research Mentoring, Michael W. Firmin

From Outside-in to Inside-out: A Qualitative Analysis of Childhood Motivation by Achievers in AWANA Programs, Michael W. Firmin, P. Kuhn, J. Michonski, and T. Posten

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A Comparison of Parent and Teacher Ratings of Children's Behaviors, Michael W. Firmin, E. Proemmel, and Chi-en Hwang

Submissions from 2004

A Critical Analysis of Counselors' Identification as a Profession, Michael W. Firmin

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Evangelical Students in Public Schools: They Don't Stand Out, but Don't Fit In, Michael W. Firmin and Amanda J. Burger

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Say Please: Effect of the Word "Please" in Compliance-Seeking Requests, Michael W. Firmin, Janine M. Helmick, Brian A. Iezzi, and Aaron Vaughn

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Learned Helplessness: The Effect of Failure on Test-Taking, Michael W. Firmin, Chi-en Hwang, Margaret Copella, and Sarah Clark

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Pain: Emotionally Speaking, Luke M. Tse

Submissions from 2003

Utilizing the Maslach Burnout Inventory in Cross-Cultural Research, Chi-en Hwang, Robert F. Scherer, and M. Fall Ainina

Submissions from 2002

T-JTA Norms: 2002 Edition, Chi-en Hwang and Michael W. Firmin

A Comparison of Coping Factors in Western and Non-Western Cultures, Chi-en Hwang, Robert F. Scherer, Wan Yu, C. H. Hwang, and J. Li

Submissions from 2001

Inspiring Greatness in Students (2001), Michael W. Firmin

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Alcohol Addiction and Social Work Practice: A Holistic Paradigm, Nelson Henning and Michael W. Firmin

Eye-Movements in Reading Research, Di Wu and H. Shu