Library projects

Intertextuality and Hybrid Identity in Mario Vargas Llosa’s The Storyteller

Author(s) James Thomas Faculty Mentor(s) Christopher Schedler (English) Abstract This presentation explores an intertextual comparison between Saul Zuratas/Mascarita, in Mario Vargas Llosa’s novel The Storyteller and Saul of Tarsus/Paul, the apostle from the Christian New Testament and, from a larger perspective, the Judeo-Christian tradition as… Read More »Intertextuality and Hybrid Identity in Mario Vargas Llosa’s The Storyteller

The Effects of Probiotics, Prebiotics, and Synbiotics on Measures of Lactose Intolerance: A Systematic Review

Author(s) Taylor Roice Faculty Mentor(s) Susan Hawk (Food Science and Nutrition), David Gee (Food Science and Nutrition) Abstract Lactose intolerance disproportionately affects racial minority groups in the United States, adversely impacting the incidence of calcium deficiency and low bone mineral density in these populations. The… Read More »The Effects of Probiotics, Prebiotics, and Synbiotics on Measures of Lactose Intolerance: A Systematic Review

The Extent Deafness is Mentioned in Elementary Education Courses at Central Washington University

Author(s) Megan Marshall Faculty Mentor(s) Naomi Petersen (Accessibility Studies) Abstract A large number of deaf and hard of hearing children are enrolled in mainstream education programs and many are taught in general education classrooms, by teachers who have not focused on special education in their… Read More »The Extent Deafness is Mentioned in Elementary Education Courses at Central Washington University

A Plan to Investigate the Accessibility of Kittitas Valley Math Circles Lessons: With a Concentration on Web-Video Lesson

Author(s) Samantha Wilson Faculty Mentor(s) Naomi Petersen (Accessibility Studies) Abstract This capstone project is an investigation of the accessibility of Kittitas Valley Math Circle online lessons. Due to COVID-19 Kittitas Valley Math Circles was forced to put lessons online on YouTube. This investigation looks at… Read More »A Plan to Investigate the Accessibility of Kittitas Valley Math Circles Lessons: With a Concentration on Web-Video Lesson

Changes to Perinatal Women’s Intentions to Use Lactation Support during the COVID-19 Pandemic in the U.S.

Author(s) Heather Pahl, Jaclyn Johnson Faculty Mentor(s) Tishra Beeson (Public Health), Amy Claridge (Family and Consumer Sciences) Abstract This present, ongoing research aims to investigate how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted mothers’ intentions to utilize professional lactation support. We also investigated associations between the intentions… Read More »Changes to Perinatal Women’s Intentions to Use Lactation Support during the COVID-19 Pandemic in the U.S.

Emerging STEM Discipline-Based Education Researchers

Author(s) Samantha Wilson Faculty Mentor(s) Emilie Hancock (Math Education), Brandy Wiegers (Mathematics) Abstract Engaging more faculty in Discipline-Based Education Research (DBER) can increase the number of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) faculty utilizing evidence-based practices for undergraduate teaching and learning, as well as the… Read More »Emerging STEM Discipline-Based Education Researchers

Thermal Conductivity Measuring System (TCoMS)

Author(s) Lucas Hill Faculty Mentor(s) Jeunghwan Choi (Mechanical Engineering Technology), Charles Pringle (Mechanical Engineering Technology) Abstract The Mechanical Engineering Technology department at Central Washington University is lacking a method to reliably measure the thermal conductivity of bulk materials, with dimensions of at least a 1… Read More »Thermal Conductivity Measuring System (TCoMS)