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Nobilitashungariae: List Of Historical Surnames Of The Hungarian Nobility, Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek 2014 Purdue University

Nobilitashungariae: List Of Historical Surnames Of The Hungarian Nobility, Steven Tötösy De Zepetnek

CLCWeb Library

nobilitashungariae: List of Historical Surnames of the Hungarian Nobility / A magyar történelmi nemesség családneveinek listája (ISSN 1923-9580)—compiled by Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek—is based on published historical genealogical sources. nobilitashungariae is archived in the Electronic Collection of Library and Archives Canada.


Evidence Of A "Hearing" Dialect Of Asl While Interpreting, Campbell McDermid 2014 University of North Florida

Evidence Of A "Hearing" Dialect Of Asl While Interpreting, Campbell Mcdermid

Journal of Interpretation

Little is know about the characteristics of fluent hearing signers and their ultimate attainment of ASL as a second language. To address this, a study was conducted with 12 ASL-English interpreters who were native English speakers to examine their use of ASL while interpreting. Each subject was asked to simultaneously interpret a short English narrative into ASL and a panel of three Deaf native signers assessed their fluency. Though the group included both novice and expert interpreters, the results revealed many similarities in their work. These included a reduction in pronouns between the English source and ASL target text, the ...


El Renacimiento Chicano Y La Hija De La Tierra Del Encanto, Ma Genoveva Emma Martinez Navarro 2014 California Polytechnic State University

El Renacimiento Chicano Y La Hija De La Tierra Del Encanto, Ma Genoveva Emma Martinez Navarro

Modern Languages and Literatures

No abstract provided.


El Primer Día, Joshua A. Blackman, Fernando Fabio Sánchez 2014 California Polytechnic State University

El Primer Día, Joshua A. Blackman, Fernando Fabio Sánchez

Modern Languages and Literatures

This project is an attempt to develop a fictional Spanish narrative, resolving around one particular difficulty that many families have to cope with in our country today, namely the imprisonment of a loved one. In our story, we address and scrutinize the staggering number of imprisoned Latinos in the California correctional system, how race and affiliation negatively plays a role in the life of an inmate, and then how this constitutes to the generation of largest amount gang members throughout the entire country.

El primer día is a story about the day a young man named Juan Carlos is released ...


Hispanic Health Initiative: Creating A Sustainable Health Fair For An Immigrant Community, Chaz Arnold 2014 Western Kentucky University

Hispanic Health Initiative: Creating A Sustainable Health Fair For An Immigrant Community, Chaz Arnold

Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

Previous demographic and social interest research conducted in Bowling Green, Kentucky has prompted concern for access to quality healthcare for immigrant populations, specifically for the Hispanic community. The missions of the preliminary investigation and subsequent implementation of a sustainable health fair for the Spanish-speaking community were to assess the primary health concerns that many Hispanics face and offer long-term solutions to collectively resolve these health issues. Preliminary investigation involved researching population-specific health statistics in order to quantify prevalence of certain conditions which were, in turn, prioritized in terms of necessity to address. Further research reflected personal concern from the target ...


Les Villes Jumelées: Finding Bowling Green A Francophone Sister City, Sarah Kinnicutt 2014 Western Kentucky University

Les Villes Jumelées: Finding Bowling Green A Francophone Sister City, Sarah Kinnicutt

Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

The Villes Jumelées Project seeks to encourage the study of French language and culture in Bowling Green by creating a relationship with a francophone country. To do this, we have paired with a French-speaking high school in Porrentruy, Switzerland. WKU students of French are participating in virtual exchanges via a class webpage. Eventually, a cultural exchange of regional products and perhaps historical documents will take place. Ultimately, this project could serve as the groundwork for a new sister city relationship between Bowling Green and Porrentruy. As Western Kentucky University strives to become a university with international reach, it is important ...


Herbal And Holistic Medicine In Latin America, William H. Lyle 2014 Western Kentucky University

Herbal And Holistic Medicine In Latin America, William H. Lyle

Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

A variety of herbal and holistic remedies were used in pre-Columbian cultures, especially in Aztec and Incan cultures. Many different herbs were used to provide medical attention to patients directly, while other herbs were used to supplement shaman[1] medicine, which was particularly common in Inca culture. While there is little scientific basis for shamanism, as a viable healing option in modern culture, most herbal remedies had active chemical ingredients that could be or are used today to treat similar symptoms, and, in some cases, are being applied in different scenarios as well. The methods of usage, active chemicals, and ...


Improving Curriculum Design And Development: A Case Study From The University Of Guyana, Kerwin A. Livingstone 2014 SelectedWorks

Improving Curriculum Design And Development: A Case Study From The University Of Guyana, Kerwin A. Livingstone

Kerwin A. Livingstone

The curriculum is a very important document which details how learning and teaching is to be done. Since this document is a guide for learning, it must be properly planned, designed and developed, if it is to achieve success in its implementation stage. Bearing this in mind, this case study centres its attention on the analysis and evaluation of a Spanish course curriculum document from the University of Guyana. The aim of this paper is to highlight those areas that are deficient in the current course curriculum, analyse and revise them, and make recommendations for improvements. Information about the University ...


The Free-Ride Procedure To Morphophonemic Learning Is Correct. Some Evidence From Catalan Vowel Epenthesis, Clàudia Pons-Moll, Maria-Rosa Lloret 2014 SelectedWorks

The Free-Ride Procedure To Morphophonemic Learning Is Correct. Some Evidence From Catalan Vowel Epenthesis, Clàudia Pons-Moll, Maria-Rosa Lloret

Clàudia Pons-Moll

No abstract provided.


The Moralist’S Perspective: An Analysis Of A Contemporary Reader’S Connection To Leo Tolstoy’S Themes Of Life As Presented In Five Selected Works, Kelly Almeter 2014 Syracuse University

The Moralist’S Perspective: An Analysis Of A Contemporary Reader’S Connection To Leo Tolstoy’S Themes Of Life As Presented In Five Selected Works, Kelly Almeter

Syracuse University Honors Program Capstone Projects

For my honors capstone I examined the development of Tolstoy’s philosophies and how they are illustrated throughout his literature. I have compared two of Tolstoy’s works written before his theological conversion: “The Cossacks” and Anna Karenina, to three short stories written after, “The Death of Ivan Ilych”, “The Kreutzer Sonata,” and “Master and Man”. As time passed, the moralistic undertones of Tolstoy’s works became more apparent. His literature, whether short story or novel, includes a vast number of complex themes ranging from topics such as death and infidelity to a spiritual awakening and nature. As a result ...


Language, Race, And Body Rhetorics: Relationships Of Hegemony In Neill Blomkamp's Elysium, Kathryn E. Peck 2014 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Language, Race, And Body Rhetorics: Relationships Of Hegemony In Neill Blomkamp's Elysium, Kathryn E. Peck

University of Tennessee Honors Thesis Projects

No abstract provided.


History And Analysis Of French Contributions To Space Exploration, Norma C Miselem 2014 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

History And Analysis Of French Contributions To Space Exploration, Norma C Miselem

EURēCA: Exhibition of Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement

EUReCA: Exhibition of Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement


Informational And Involved Production Features Of Asian Englishes: A Corpus-Based Comparison, Tiffany Dunagan, Gharbeela Sami 2014 Georgia State University

Informational And Involved Production Features Of Asian Englishes: A Corpus-Based Comparison, Tiffany Dunagan, Gharbeela Sami

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

No abstract provided.


Accent Bias Of Pixar’S Movie Cars 2, Amber Delcid, Gharbeela Sami 2014 Georgia State University

Accent Bias Of Pixar’S Movie Cars 2, Amber Delcid, Gharbeela Sami

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

No abstract provided.


English In South Asia And Pedagogical Implications, Brittany R. Ehret 2014 Liberty University

English In South Asia And Pedagogical Implications, Brittany R. Ehret

Senior Honors Theses

English at present maintains a significant role as a second or foreign language in the region of South Asia as well as globally. In a discussion of this topic, it is important to explore a brief history of the expansion of English and its origins in South Asia. It is also essential to provide a background of South Asian English and its unique linguistic characteristics as well as its use in different contexts of South Asia. The perspectives of linguists and educators who are native to the region of South Asia should be included as much as possible in this ...


Studying Technical Chinese, Eric Schneider 2014 Olin College of Engineering

Studying Technical Chinese, Eric Schneider

2014 AHS Capstone Projects

Over the course of this semester I’ve been studying technical Chinese, looking at words that I could use to describe a series of engineering projects. For the Complete Project Submission I've made a number of rough videos and placed them on Youtube, where in each video I try to explain a certain facet of an engineering project in Chinese. The early videos are rough because I made them mostly independently, without a lot of editing from my Chinese professor, and for the Final Project Submission I've revised one of the videos with her advice to make a ...


Literature Of The Scientific Imagination. [Review Of Daniel Fondanèche's La Littérature D'Imagination Scientifique, Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2012], Arthur B. Evans 2014 DePauw University

Literature Of The Scientific Imagination. [Review Of Daniel Fondanèche's La Littérature D'Imagination Scientifique, Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2012], Arthur B. Evans

Modern Languages Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Pasqualino Settebellezze: Italian Identity Through Holocaust Tragedy, Michael Di Geronimo 2014 John Carroll University

Pasqualino Settebellezze: Italian Identity Through Holocaust Tragedy, Michael Di Geronimo

Senior Honors Projects

No abstract provided.


Scripture And Prayer In Christian Education - Nurturing, Discipleship, And Retention, Adrienne J. Royo 2014 Southern Adventist Univeristy

Scripture And Prayer In Christian Education - Nurturing, Discipleship, And Retention, Adrienne J. Royo

Faculty Works

PowerPoint presentation

Can Scripture and Prayer be anchors for success in academia, as well as a forum for nurturing, discipleship, and retention? Christian education bears the objective of spiritual growth and academic achievement. To attain this goal in my classes, each student selects, provides, and models, linguistically-speaking, a chosen Scripture reading, with a life application. Prayer is offered, providing a framework for the formulation of a prayer in the target language, facilitating competence to communicate with God through a newly acquired means. Studies have shown that the ability to express one’s inner thoughts in another language increases one’s ...


What’S In A Bot? L2 Lexical Development Mediated Through Icall, Kelly Arispe 2014 Boise State University

What’S In A Bot? L2 Lexical Development Mediated Through Icall, Kelly Arispe

World Languages Faculty Publications and Presentations

In recent years, the field of Second Language Acquisition (SLA) has made great strides to refocus its attention on the essential role that vocabulary plays in becoming a proficient L2 learner (Nation, 2001). Moreover, Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) has made advances in providing interactive online tools that help L2 learners strategically engage and work through their vocabulary development. This present study reports on how an Intelligent CALL tool (ICALL), Langbot, helps learners at the beginner and intermediate levels with their lexical acquisition. Modeled after instant messaging systems, which create a synchronous communicative environment, Langbot acts like a pedagogical scaffold ...


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