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    • Raise your voice : experiences of silent students in the classroom 

      Moss, Alessandra F. (2020-05)
      Class participation may be an important part of students’ learning process, but many students remain silent in college classrooms. This study was a qualitative inductive inquiry exploring the classroom experiences of ...
    • Comedy and tragedy : a history of theatre as a reflection of social identity 

      O'Grady, Ryan (2020-05)
      In The Poetics, Aristotle outlines the origins and history of Greek theatrical performance to set up his analysis of Tragedy as the successor to the Epic poem...As such, Aristotle, although most likely unintentional, frames ...
    • Morrison's archeological dig : Beloved and the toxic stereotypes surrounding black motherhood 

      Winters, Erika (2020-05)
      The first aspect that this thesis will cover is the background of Beloved. This will include the historical restoration of black history, especially the figure of Margaret Garner, a mother who escaped from the plantation ...
    • Camera trap monitoring of wildlife following a wildfire at the Altona Flat Rock forest 

      Jaeger, Tristan; Adams, Matthew; Staats, Lloyd; Garneau, Danielle; Lesser, Mark (2020-05-05)
      Forest disturbance can drastically alter wildlife habitat (i.e., cover, forage and prey abundance). Response of wildlife to disturbance events, particularly the timing involved in returning to pre-disturbance conditions, ...
    • Impacts on the growth of Sweet Corn (Zea Mays) exposed to plastic weed fabric and soil amendment with and without earthworms 

      Lee, Linh; Gomez, Isabel; Garneau, Danielle (2020-05-05)
      Agricultural practices, such as farm field application of sewer sludge or use of plastic weed fabrics may impact yield of crop plants. Numerous studies have documented the presence of microplastics in wastewater treatment ...
    • “Disturbing the Tranquility” of meaning: the unbearable lightness of language in Milan Kundera’s The Unbearable Lightness of Being 

      Tomicic, Emma (2020-05)
      By reading Kundera’s novel and its message through a Derridean lens, we can see that they are linked in their theories about language. Through his approach to language and the history of it, Jacques Derrida coined the terms ...
    • Smart Park in West Sayville NY 

      Linares, Kestner (2020-05-07)
      This design research explores the question “How can local parks offer neighboring communities an alternative sustainable power grid which collects energy from; wind and solar while still preserving recreational public space ...
    • Native American Art Gardens 

      Barrios, Chelsea (2020-05-06)
      Landscape design focused on Native American culture.
    • How can storm water be managed in a community garden, located on an unused plot close to the coast, using sustainable practices for energy conservation? 

      Bunch, Joseph (Department of Urban Horticulture and Design of the State University of New York, Farmingdale State College, 2020-05-06)
      The site used for this project is a 64-acre plot in West Sayville, Long Island NY. The area in West Sayville close to the coast has great potential for varied uses. Using an area within the site for a community garden ...
    • Modeling of Motorcycle Suspension 

      Papagianis, Ari; Johnson, Ashleigh; Dziubek, Andrea, Advisor (2020 Student Project Showcase, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, 2020-04)
      This project dives into the workings of suspension geometry on a motorcycle. The modeling can easily be modifies to model a car, ATV, or any kind of vehicle utilizing a spring dampener system. The project focuses on the ...
    • Development of Imaging Probes for Fracture Healing Response 

      Wah, Sa Lay; McCarthy, Jason, Advisor (2020 Student Project Showcase, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, 2020-04)
      The five primary problems created by bone fractures are bleeding, infection, disproportionate strains, vascular discontinuity, and inability to bear weight. The body goes into the acute phase response (APR) in order to ...
    • Employment Crisis 

      Kolwaite, Ryan; Berardino, Lisa, Advisor (2020 Student Project Showcase, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, 2020-04)
      My presentation consists of a sit-down interview with a local car dealership manager during this troubling time in history. I questioned the manager about problems that have occurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but also ...
    • Damped Motion of a charged Particle in Time-varying Electromagnetic Fields 

      Miller, Jonathon; Fariborz, Amir, Advisor (2020 Student Project Showcase, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, 2020-04)
      In this project, we study the general 3D mechanics of point charges moving under specific electric and magnetic fields. First, we consider the motion in the absence of any damping forces. In this category, we break down ...
    • Human Resources Interview Project 

      Sinisgalli, Carla; Berardino, Lisa, Advisor (2020 Student Project Showcase, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, 2020-04)
      This presentation reports and reflects on an interview I conducted with a Human Resources Director at a local agency. It highlights the strengths and weaknesses of the department as well as recommendations I made based on ...
    • 3D Non-Isotropic Oscillations 

      Bloom, Jonathan; Fariborz, Amir, Advisor (2020 Student Project Showcase, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, 2020-04)
      We study the paths of motion of harmonic oscillators on three dimensional space. The general description of this motion is well studied and presented in upper division mechanics textbooks and it is well-known that the so ...
    • Productivity and Effectiveness of Working from Home 

      Baker, Katie; Berardino, Lisa, Advisor (2020 Student Project Showcase, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, 2020-04)
      Human Resource Management is recently taking a global shift in transitioning office workers into practicing work from home procedures. With the recent outbreak and rapid spread of COVID-19 in early 2020 innovations in ...
    • HR Management Interview Report and Presentation 

      Alvarado, Deanna (2020 Student Project Showcase, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, 2020-04)
      I am presenting my Human Resource Interview Project to the student showcase submitted for my Human Resource Management class. The assignment was to ask a manager what are some of the human resource issues that they and ...
    • Human Resources: Problems and Solutions 

      Scheve, Andrew (2020 Student Project Showcase, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, 2020-04)
      An interview-based report in which a financial institution branch manager responds to questions regarding Human Resources issues they face in their role. Interview questions and answers are followed with my personal ...
    • The Importance of Incorporating Critical Literacy Instruction Into the Early Elementary Classroom 

      Valvo, Samantha (State University of New York at Fredonia, 2019-05)
      Early literacy experiences are critical for the development of young children. More specifically, quality literacy experiences are beneficial to children’s understanding of the world around them (Ekvall, 2013). Exemplar ...
    • What are the Main Factors that Contribute to ELLs' Pronunciation? 

      Xiao, Haiying (State University of New York at Fredonia, 2019-05)
      Pronunciation is viewed as a difficult part in the English learning process of ELLs. This study aimed at exploring the factors that influence the pronunciation of ELLs. In this qualitative research, oral interview was a ...