CEC Theses and Dissertations

 
This repository hosts dissertations and M.S. theses completed at the school, across Ph.D. programs in computer science, information systems, information assurance, and computing technology in education, as well as the occasional M.S. thesis from computer science and management information systems.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Dissertation: Evaluating the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems’ Success at the Individual Level of Analysis in the Middle East, Mohammad Alzoubi

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Dissertation: Leveling the Playing Field: Gender Inclusive Design for Single and Multiplayer Computer Role-Playing Games, Sandra N. Armstrong

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Dissertation: Patient Portals: Achieving Technology Acceptance and Meaningful Use in Independent Physician-Managed Practices, Kimberly W. Bartholomew

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Dissertation: Assessing the Effectiveness of a Fingerprint Biometric and a Biometric Personal Identification Number (BIO-PIN™) when used as a Multi-Factor Authentication Mechanism, Robert B. Batie

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Dissertation: Electronic Medical Records (EMR): An Empirical Testing of Factors Contributing to Healthcare Professionals’ Resistance to Use EMR Systems, Emmanuel Patrick Bazile

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Dissertation: An Empirical Study of Authentication Methods to Secure E-learning System Activities Against Impersonation Fraud, Shauna Beaudin

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Dissertation: Aspect Mining Using Multiobjective Genetic Clustering Algorithms, David G. Bethelmy

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Dissertation: An Analysis of the Relationship between Security Information Technology Enhancements and Computer Security Breaches and Incidents, Linda Betz

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Dissertation: The Design and Implementation of Online Radiology Modules Using the ADDIE Process and Rapid Prototyping, Leslie Bofill

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Dissertation: Factors that Affect Faculty Use of Course Management Systems in Traditional Courses at Private 4-year Historically Black Colleges and Universities: An Empirical Approach, Hyacinth L. Burton

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Dissertation: Algorithmic Foundations of Heuristic Search using Higher-Order Polygon Inequalities, Newton Henry Campbell Jr.

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Dissertation: Development of a Cybersecurity Skills Index: A Scenarios-Based, Hands-On Measure of Non-IT Professionals' Cybersecurity Skills, Melissa Carlton

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Dissertation: Five-Factor Model as a Predictor for Spoken Dialog Systems, Teresa G. Carter

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Dissertation: A Big Idea: The Rollout of Open SUNY, Karen E. Case

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Dissertation: A Usability and Learnability Case Study of Glass Flight Deck Interfaces and Pilot Interactions through Scenario-based Training, Thomas James De Cino

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Dissertation: An Empirical Investigation of the Willingness of US Intelligence Community Analysts to Contribute Knowledge to a Knowledge Management System (KMS) in a Highly Classified and Sensitive Environment, Robert Hambly

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Dissertation: A Study of Data Sharing Practices within Scholarly Research Communities, Mary Harward

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Dissertation: An Empirical Assessment of Employee Cyberslacking in the Public Sector, Wilnelia Hernández

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Dissertation: Blended Learning for Faculty Professional Development Incorporating Knowledge Management Principles, Julie E. Hewitt

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Dissertation: Community College Faculty Dispositions Towards Blended Learning, Robin A. Hill

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Dissertation: Using Mobile Phones for Teaching and Learning in Chinese Traditional Undergraduate Education, Guchun Huang

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Dissertation: An Investigation of Factors that Influence Registered Nurses’ Intentions to Use E-Learning Systems in Completing Higher Degrees in Nursing, Pauline G. Little

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Dissertation: Capturing, Eliciting, and Prioritizing (CEP) Non-Functional Requirements Metadata during the Early Stages of Agile Software Development, Richard Rabin Maiti

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Dissertation: Mutable Class Design Pattern, Nikolay Malitsky

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Dissertation: An Empirical Investigation of Factors Affecting Resistance to Using Multi-Method Authentication Systems in Public-Access Environments, Joseph Marnell

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Dissertation: Effective Teaching Practices in Online Higher Education, Kim McMurtry

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Dissertation: A Study of the Success of Group Formation in Virtual Teams Using Computer-Mediated Communications, Eliel Melón-Ramos

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Dissertation: Enhanced Method Call Tree for Comprehensive Detection of Symptoms of Cross Cutting Concerns, Saleem Obaidullah Mir

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Dissertation: Automatically Defined Templates for Improved Prediction of Non-stationary, Nonlinear Time Series in Genetic Programming, David Moskowitz

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Dissertation: An Experimental Study on the Role of Password Strength and Cognitive Load on Employee Productivity, Stephen Mujeye

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Dissertation: Assessing Knowledge Management Values by Using Intellectual Capital to Measure Organizational Performance, Thuan L. Nguyen

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Dissertation: Examining Consumers’ Selective Information Privacy Disclosure Behaviors in an Organization’s Secure e-Commerce Systems, Patrick I. Offor

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Dissertation: Teaching Presence and Intellectual Climate in a Structured Online Learning Environment, Janice Marie Orcutt

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Dissertation: Use of Student Created Video Podcasts to Promote Foreign Language Grammar Acquisition in Middle School, Sergio Parra

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Dissertation: The Effects of Time-compression and Learner-control in Multimedia Instruction, Jason Alan Pittman

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Dissertation: Toward the Development and Implementation of Personalized, Adaptive, and Comprehensive E-learning Systems, Emad Samwel

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Dissertation: Assistive Technology Instruction in Teacher Professional Development, David N. Schaaf

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Dissertation: Empirical Analysis of Socio-Cognitive Factors Affecting Security Behaviors and Practices of Smartphone Users, Joseph P. Simpson

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Dissertation: Evaluation of Supervised Machine Learning for Classifying Video Traffic, Farrell R. Taylor

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Dissertation: Using Diversity Ensembles with Time Limits to Handle Concept Drift, Robert M. Van Camp

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Dissertation: An Empirical Investigation of Privacy and Security Concerns on Doctors’ and Nurses’ Behavioral Intentions to Use RFID in Hospitals, Thomas George Winston

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Dissertation: An Investigation of Socio-technical Components of Knowledge Management System (KMS) Usage, Noel Wint Jr.

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Dissertation: Understanding the Impact of Hacker Innovation upon IS Security Countermeasures, Sean M. Zadig

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Thesis: News Feeds Clustering Research Study, Haytham Abuel-Futuh

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Dissertation: Use of Entropy for Feature Selection with Intrusion Detection System Parameters, Frank Acker

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Dissertation: Digital Forensics Tool Interface Visualization, Roberto A. Altiero

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Dissertation: Designing an effective information security policy for exceptional situations in an organization: An experimental study, George S. Antoniou

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Dissertation: The Effect of Computerized Cognitive Training on the Working Memory and Mathematics Achievement of Low Achievers, Shalette Ashman-East

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Dissertation: Examining Social Network Site Usage by Older Adults: A Phenomenological Approach, Betsy Baugess

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Dissertation: Locating Potential Aspect Interference Using Clustering Analysis, Brian Todd Bennett

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Dissertation: Governance and organizational sponsorship as success factors in free/libre and open source software development: An empirical investigation using structural equation modeling, Aleksandr Blekh

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Dissertation: The Importance of a Pictorial Medical History in Assisting Medical Diagnosis of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities: A Telemedicine Approach, Grace Bonanno

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Dissertation: An Information Privacy Examination of the Practices of Pharmaceutical Companies Regarding Use of Information Collected Through Their Websites, Shonda Dellena Brown

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Dissertation: A Study of Assistive Technology Competencies of Specialists in Public Schools, Betsy B. Burgos

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Dissertation: Affect and Online Privacy Concerns, David Charles Castano

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Dissertation: Immunology Inspired Detection of Data Theft from Autonomous Network Activity, Theodore O. Cochran

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Dissertation: The State of Mobile Learning Implementation in Government Cabinet-Level Agencies and Departments, Algernon B. Corbett

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Dissertation: Security Frameworks for Machine-to-Machine Devices and Networks, Michael Demblewski

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Dissertation: Usable Security using GOMS: A Study to Evaluate and Compare the Usability of User Accounts on E-Government Websites, Amran Din

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Dissertation: An Empirical Development of Critical Value Factors for System Quality and Information Quality in Business Intelligence Systems Implementations, Paul Dooley

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Dissertation: Well-being Technologies: Meditation Using Virtual Worlds, Laura Downey

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Dissertation: Determinants of Intention to Use New Technology: An Investigation of Students in Higher Education, Yolanda DuPree

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Dissertation: Examining the Security Awareness, Information Privacy, and the Security Behaviors of Home Computer Users, Keith Edwards

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Dissertation: Service Quality and Perceived Value of Cloud Computing-Based Service Encounters: Evaluation of Instructor Perceived Service Quality in Higher Education in Texas, Eges Egedigwe

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Dissertation: A Predictive Modeling System: Early identification of students at-risk enrolled in online learning programs, Mary L. Fonti

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Dissertation: Applying the Component Display Theory to the Instructional Design and Development of an Educational Mobile Application, Trelisa Glazatov

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Dissertation: Virtue Ethics: Examining Influences on the Ethical Commitment of Information System Workers in Trusted Positions, John Max Gray

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Dissertation: Motivation and Learning of Non-Traditional Computing Education Students in a Web-based Combined Laboratory, Michael Jesse Green

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Dissertation: The Construction and Validation of an M-Learning Framework for Online and Blended Learning Environments, Dick T. Hamann

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Dissertation: An Examination of Service Level Agreement Attributes that Influence Cloud Computing Adoption, Howard Gregory Hamilton

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Dissertation: A Heuristic Evolutionary Method for the Complementary Cell Suppression Problem, Hira B. Herrington

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Dissertation: An Enhanced MapReduce Workload Allocation Tool for Spot Market Resources, John Stephen Hudzina

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Dissertation: Characterization of Prose by Rhetorical Structure for Machine Learning Classification, James Java

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Dissertation: Role-Based Access Control Administration of Security Policies and Policy Conflict Resolution in Distributed Systems, Stephen Sakawa Kibwage

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Dissertation: Motivations of Students in the Open-Ended Use of Mobile Computing in Lecture-Based Classrooms, Jeffrey Kimball

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Dissertation: Approaches for Developing a Model for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Implementation in the Higher Education Environment, Thomas Edward Kurtz

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Dissertation: An Investigation of the Factors Contributing to the Development of Poorly Defined IS Strategies for Firms in the United States, Karen B. Lacaden

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Dissertation: A Makeover for the Captured Lecture: Applying Multimedia Learning Principles to Lecture Video, Richard Alan Lamb

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Dissertation: Identifying Key Determinants of Service Provider Effectiveness and the Impact it has on Outsourced Security Success, James B. Lewis

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Dissertation: Efficient Variations of the Quality Threshold Clustering Algorithm, Frank Loforte Jr.

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Dissertation: Police Opinions of Digital Evidence Response Handling in the State of Georgia: An Examination from the Viewpoint of Local Agencies’ Patrol Officers, Tanya MacNeil

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Dissertation: Math in the Dark: Tools for Expressing Mathematical Content by Visually Impaired Students, Patricia M. McDermott-Wells

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Dissertation: The Construction and Validation of an Instructor Learning Analytics Implementation Model to Support At-Risk Students, Holly M. McKee

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Dissertation: Design and Development of a Framework for Traffic Management in a Global Manufacturing Enterprise: The American Standard Case Study, Nathaniel J. Melby

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Dissertation: Investigating Categorization Preferences for Online Dating Sites, Scott Morrissette

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Dissertation: Dynamic Game-Theoretic Models to Determine the Value of Intrusion Detection Systems in the Face of Uncertainty, David Paul Moured

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Dissertation: Incremental Sparse-PCA Feature Extraction For Data Streams, Jean-Pierre Nziga

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Dissertation: A Dynamic Behavioral Biometric Approach to Authenticate Users Employing Their Fingers to Interact with Touchscreen Devices, Arturo Ponce

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Dissertation: An Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis Inquiry into Facebook Newcomer Motivations for Participatory Activities, Kristin Raub

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Dissertation: Image Enhancement of Cancerous Tissue in Mammography Images, Richard Thomas Richardson

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Dissertation: Seniors with Diabetes-Investigation of the Impact of Semantic Auditory Distractions on the Usability of a Blood Glucose Tracking Mobile Application, Jose A. Rivera Rodriguez

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Dissertation: An Electroencephalogram (EEG) Based Biometrics Investigation for Authentication: A Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) Approach, Ricardo J. Rodriguez

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Dissertation: Identifying Unethical Personally Identifiable Information (PII) Privacy Violations Committed by IS/IT Practitioners: A Comparison to Computing Moral Exemplars, Mark H. Rosenbaum

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Dissertation: Formative Research on an Instructional Design Theory for Virtual Patients in Clinical Education: A Pressure Ulcer Prevention Clinical Reasoning Case, Manon Maitland Schladen

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Dissertation: Investigating Roles of Information Security Strategy, Roger V. Seeholzer

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Dissertation: Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis of Accessibility Awareness Among Faculty in Online Learning Environments, Rachael Sessler Trinkowsky

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Dissertation: Motivating the Solicited and Unsolicited Sharing of Tacit Knowledge Through the Process of Externalization, Sheila Yvonne Sorensen

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Dissertation: The Impact of Image Synonyms in Graphical-Based Authentication Systems, Jonathan William Sparks

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Dissertation: Technology and Legal Research: What Is Taught and What Is Used in the Practice of Law, Rebecca Sewanee Trammell

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Dissertation: Building Cloud-Based Information Systems Lab Architecture: Deriving Design Principles that Facilitate the Effective Construction and Evaluation of a Cloud-Based Lab Environment, Thomas J. Trevethan