Fischler College of Education: Theses and Dissertations

 
A selection of open access theses and dissertations from graduate students in the Fischler College of Education.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Dissertation: An Analysis of Training Needs for Providers of Transition Services for the Deaf/Blind, Kelly M. Castino

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Dissertation: All Students Are Not Equal: A Case Study of Geometry Teachers’ Instructional Strategies When Trained in Multiple-Intelligence-Based Practices in Secondary Classrooms, Cassandre Davis

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Dissertation: Exploring the Experiences and Effects of International School Changes of ‘Third Culture Kids’, Ryan Dellos

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Dissertation: Factors in the Admissions Process Influencing Persistence in a Master’s of Science Program in Marine Science, Melissa L. Dore

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Dissertation: Law School Deans and Distance Education: A Phenomenographical Study, Edward Oswald

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Dissertation: A Quantitative Study on the Correlation Between Grade Span Configuration of Sixth Grade Students in Private Florida Schools and Academic Achievement on Standardized Achievement Scores, Deborah J. Rantin

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Dissertation: Evaluating Facebook as a Community of Practice to Ascertain Extent of Doctoral Student Connectedness, Lili D. Steiner

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Dissertation: Organizational Leadership Challenges in Adopting Cloud Computing: A Systematic Literature Review, Norman Thompson

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Dissertation: Karen–Burmese Refugees’ Cultural Perception of Formal Education, Veronica A. Williams

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Dissertation: Information searching process of doctoral education distance program Hispanic students offered by Anglo-American institutions of higher education, Nollyris Algarin

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Dissertation: Social Worker Experiences Serving At-Risk Youth With Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities, Sherriese S. Anderson

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Dissertation: Exploring the Career Experiences and Leadership Perceptions of Nonprofit Executives in Central Florida: A Mixed-Methods Study, JahKiya S. Bell

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Dissertation: Increasing the Augmentative and Alternative Communication Knowledge and Self-Efficacy of Parents of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders Using Multimedia Training Materials, Nina M. Bellomo

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Dissertation: Adolescents’ Perceptions of the Quality of Interactions in a Virtual High School, Aparna Bhargava

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Dissertation: The Relationship Between Leader-Member Exchange and Organizational Citizenship Behavior in a Federal Government Organization, Shawn Boockoff

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Dissertation: A Comparison of Manual Signing and PECS Within a Functional Communication Training Context, Lloyd Boudloche JR

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Dissertation: Effects on Reading Achievement of Low Socioeconomic Third Graders After Participation in a Computerized Reading Support Program, Vanessa Chapman

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Dissertation: Predictive Modeling of Enrollment and Academic Success in Secondary Chemistry, Nathan Lee Charnock

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Dissertation: A Study of Changes in Montessori Early Childhood Teachers as a Result of Specialized Training, Ambar J. Cipolloni

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Dissertation: Teaching Professionalism in Nursing: A Quantitative Survey of Beginning Student Nurse Perceptions of Professional Values Interpreted Within a Leadership Context, Jocelyn J. Corrao

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Dissertation: Integrating Reading into Math Instruction to Increase Academic Achievement of English Language Learners, Camelia A. Courtright

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Dissertation: The Impact of the Perceptions and Attitudes of Administrators on School Discipline Policy, Brante C. Dashielle

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Dissertation: A Study of Cultural Differences on the Supervisory Process in a Graduate School Program, Nancy M. Gauvin

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Dissertation: Exploration of the Transition and Retention Experiences of Military In-Residence Secondary Boarding School Alumni at 4-Year Universities, Robert E. Hayhurst

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Dissertation: Effects of a Music Literacy Integration Intervention on Teachers’ Self-Efficacy and Proactive Attitudes Toward Music Integration in Classroom Instruction, Mary Louise Keyloun Cruz

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Dissertation: Improving Eighth Grade Students' Reading Comprehension Through the Use of the Collision Plus Arts-Integrated Program, Taneka L. Knight

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Dissertation: Are Executive Positions Being Refused?, Jared Koyle

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Dissertation: Systematic Review of Online Developmental Mathematics Adaptive Learning Technology Intervention Investigation, Nova A. Lishon-Savarino

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Dissertation: The Diffusion of Iowa Communications Network Two Decades Latter: Opinion Leaders and Innovation, Ali Mirmehdi

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Dissertation: Educating as a Vocation: A Phenomenological Study of Womanist Educational Leaders, Aisha A. Moore

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Dissertation: A Systematic Review of the Effects of Postsecondary Education in the Penal System on Recidivism and Incarceration Rates, Monekka L. Munroe

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Dissertation: Parental Stress With Homeschooling K-6th Grade Children in a South Florida District, Jennifer Myers

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Dissertation: Assessing Educators’ School Safety and Security Preparedness at a New Jersey K-12 Nonpublic School, Ronald P. Rinaldi

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Dissertation: Student Perceptions of A Comprehensive Orientation Program for Online Courses, Wendy Robichaud

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Dissertation: The Career Path of Successful Hispanic Women Holding Top Academic Administrative Positions in Higher Education, Marisol M. Rodriguez

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Dissertation: The Use of Reflective Practices in Applying Strategies Learned Through Professional Development in Social Studies Instruction, Montra L. Rogers

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Dissertation: Independent Living Transition Assistance for Young Adults Who Have Special Needs, Rhonda L. Russell

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Dissertation: Effects of Mentoring on Career Advancement for Women and People of Color, Juanita S. Simmons

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Dissertation: An Evaluation of the Effect of a Mentoring Program on Eighth-Grade Students, Khalifa K. Stanford

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Dissertation: A Phenomenological Study: Foster Care Youth Aging Out of the System, Guy Thompson

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Dissertation: Evaluation of the Relationship Between Employee Engagement and Student Engagement and Student Retention at a Large, Private, Not-for-Profit Research University, Jacqueline Anne Travisano

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Dissertation: Librarians’ Use of Instructional Design Methods in Creating Information Literacy Instruction, Michael W. Wilson

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Dissertation: A Front-End Analysis Study of the Perceived Correlation Between Organizational Leadership and Student Success, Kathyleen G. Wyatt

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Dissertation: A Study of the Factors and Conditions Associated With Graduate Enrollment Management Practitioners' Participation in Professional Development, Ariana Balayan

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Dissertation: Effects of Linguistic Modification Accommodation on High School English Language Learners’ Academic Performance, Semra Beckham

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Dissertation: Examining Opinions and Perceptions Regarding Substitute Teachers and Their Impact on Student Learning, Lodoumgoto Bekingalar

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Dissertation: Diffusion of Innovations of Videoconference Technology: An Instrumental Case Study Concerning Undergraduate Degree-Seeking Nontraditional Learners, Bruce G. Campbell

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Best Practices of Actively Engaged Volunteers Within a Megachurch, John M. Chase

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Developing Positive Working Relationships in a Large Urban School District, June Justa Chennault

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Dissertation: Evaluation of a Program Model for Minimizing Restraint and Seclusion, Jason Craig

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Eficacia de un Programa de Capacitación para la Formación de Docentes Universitarios en la Modalidad a Distancia a Través del Modelo CIPP, Lourdes M. Cruz Ortiz

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Dissertation: Teaching Relaxation Techniques to Improve Achievement and Alleviate the Anxiety of Students With Learning Disabilities in an Independent School, Melissa G. Dolton

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Dissertation: A Phenomenological Study of the International Student Experience at an American College, Julie Ann Exposito

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Dissertation: Evaluating the Use of Course Pairing to Increase Academic Success of Undergraduates, Paul Andrew Hauptmann

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Dissertation: Understanding the Admissions Experience of Admitted Students Who Fail to Enroll: A Multiple Case Study, Richard Hudnett

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Dissertation: Exploration of Factors Affecting Success of Undergraduate Engineering Majors at a Historically Black University, Egheosa Passion Igbinoba

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Dissertation: A Survey of Hospital Employees’ Perceptions of Just Culture in a Northeastern Community Hospital, Marilyn R. Ireland

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Dissertation: Professional Development for High School Teachers on the Implementation of Response to Intervention, Dr. Lolita Jones-Smith

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Dissertation: A Case Study of the Perceptions of Faculty in a Formalized Mentoring Program at a Private 4-Year College, Sheri Elizabeth Kelleher

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Dissertation: Remediation of Prompt Dependence to Promote Independent Skill Acquisition for Children Clinically Diagnosed With Autism Spectrum Disorder, Julianne Lasley

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Dissertation: The Effect of an Arts-Based, Anger-Management Intervention for Girls Displaying Aggressive Behavior Who Are Being Reared Without Their Fathers, Yolette Lissade

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Dissertation: A Multiple Case Study of the Factors Affecting College Course Enrollment for Students Learning English for Academic Purposes, Dayami Martinez

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Dissertation: Faculty Perceptions of the Teaching and Learning Center on Faculty Development: A Descriptive Study, Neisha N. Mitchell

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Thesis: Efectividad de un Curso de Formación Directiva en Modalidad B-Learning en una Universidad Tecnológica del Sureste de México, Sergio Roberto Preza Medina

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Dissertation: Effects of Emotional Intelligence Training on Emerging Staff and Student Leaders in a Collegiate Setting, Claire Rene

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Dissertation: Investigating Corrective Instructional Activities for Secondary-Level Students Within Mastery Learning Environments, Scott Root

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Dissertation: Flipping Assessment: Formative Peer Feedback Activities in Second Language English Writing Using Web 2.0 Applications, Paul A.R. Rowan

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Dissertation: An Evaluation of the Habits of Mind Character Education Program, William Royce

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Dissertation: The Impact of Direct Writing Conventions Instruction on Second Grade Writing Mechanics Mastery, Kristen Sheehan

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Dissertation: The Impact of Direct Writing Conventions Instruction on Second Grade Writing Mechanics Mastery, Kristen I. Sheehan

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Dissertation: An Investigation of the Dropout Rates of Caucasian High School Students in a Rural North Carolina High School, Otis L. Smallwood

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Dissertation: Demise of an Antebellum College: A History of Illinois State University, Robert Allen Stevens

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Dissertation: A Causal Comparative Study of the Academic Effects of Voluntary Prekindergarten Participation, Jessica Lynn Swere

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Dissertation: Developing Student Competencies in Information Literacy Sessions Through Web-Based Instruction for Distance Learners, Paula A. Williams

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Dissertation: Cheating in Online Classes: A Preliminary Investigation, Mirella G. Baker Bemmel

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: A Study on Reading Achievement and Teachers' Perceptions of Struggling Readers in a Middle School, Jewel Charles

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Effects of an Entrepreneurship Program as an Instructional Intervention to Improve Reading Skills of Ninth-Grade Students in an Urban High School, Lorraine Renee Clemons

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Exploring the Career Experiences of Caribbean Women in Leadership, Sharon Alicia Marie Crooks

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: A Time-Series Analysis of a Caring Nursing Student Success and Retention Program, Mattie Jane Davis-Wolfe

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Dissertation: Social Networking: Closing the Achievement Gap Between Regular and Special Education Students, Steven E. Gregor

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Dissertation: An Instrumental Case Study on Declining Enrollment Conditions for an Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Degree Program W ithin a Private University, Alcee L. Hastings II

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Dissertation: Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Leadership Studies Program, James Peter Hopkins

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Dissertation: Strategies for Improving Instruction for English Language Learners and Culturally Diverse Student Populations, Turanza Whipple Jackson

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Relationship of Computer Self-Efficacy and Self-Directed Learning Readiness to Civilian Employees’ Completion of Online Courses, Joan Lenahan-Bernard

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Dissertation: Preparing First-Generation College Students for Doctoral Persistence: A Formative Evaluation of the McNair Scholars Program, Michelle Waiters Martinez

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Dissertation: Predicting Transition to Postsecondary Programs of GED® Earners in a College Setting, Isabel Medina

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Dissertation: An Analysis of Teacher Perceptions of Self-Efficacy in Working with English Language Learners, Joanne Negrin

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Diseño de una Actividad de Aprendizaje Basada en la Argumentación Dialógica en un curso Virtual de Biotecnología y su Incidencia en el Desarrollo de Competencias Científicas, Fedra Lorena Ortiz-Benavides

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Dissertation: Evaluation of the Wisconsin Career Pathways Web Site: A Comprehensive Plan for Ongoing Development, Margaret A. Rubin

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Dissertation: Evaluation of an Early Intervention System at a Law Enforcement Agency, R. Scott Russell

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Dissertation: Effects of Interactive Read-Aloud and Literature Discussion on Reading Comprehension for First-Grade Students With Language Impairments in a Title 1 School, Elizabeth Vultaggio Salah

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Faculty Members' Experiences with Integrating Mobile Devices Into an Undergraduate Teacher Education Program: A Phenomenological Perspective, Carmen Lavern Session

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Perceptions of African American Male College Students With Technical Majors on the Successful Pursuit of Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Careers, Theodore Sharper Jr.

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Effects of Limited Technology and Internet Access Within a Low Income, Rural Community, Tracey Stewart

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Dissertation: Effects of Limited Technology and Internet Access Within a Low Income, Rural Community, Tracey Y. Stewart

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Dissertation: Female Managers' Perceptions of Developing a Mentoring Program: A Phenomenological Study, Naomi O. Witherspoon

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Professional Learning Community as a Model to Improve Student Achievement in Grade 4 English Language Arts, Joseph Foster Drollette

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Dissertation: Factors Affecting Minority Female Success as Professors in Higher Education, Nekita Fuller

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Perceived Leadership Style Dissimilarity and Leader Turnover Intentions at a Nonprofit Healthcare Organization, Kellen Hassell

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Dissertation: Emotional Intelligence and Public Health Education: A Prescriptive Needs Assessment, Debbi R. Johnson