All theses, dissertations and capstone projects from graduate students at Nova Southeastern University.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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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: Balancing Act: Successfully Combining Creativity and Accountability in the Practice of Marriage and Family Therapy, Nathalie Duque Bello

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Dissertation: A Phenomenological Study of Notable Family Mediators: An Examination of Family Mediator Effectiveness, Paula Bell

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The 2004 Japanese Professional Baseball Collective Bargaining Negotiations: A Qualitative Case Study, Joy Delorenza Benjamin

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

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Rosine's Road, Daniel Betancourt

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Dissertation: Examing Positive Psychological Constructs in the Context of 12-Step Recovery, Danielle Bietra

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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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Thesis: Translocation of Acropora cervicornis Across Geographic Regions: Investigating Species Recovery and Restoration, Bradley Cody Bliss

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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: Nation-State Personality Theory: A Qualitative Comparative Historical Analysis of Russian Behavior, during Social/Political Transition, Mark George Bound

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Thesis: Connectivity of Coastal and Oceanic Ecosystems: Pelagic Habitat Use by Juvenile Reef Fishes in the Gulf of Mexico, Katie Bowen

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Thesis: Caffeine Elicits Time Dependent Biphasic Response of Functional Recovery in Carassius auratus Hemilabyrinthectomy Lesion Model, Bethany Brockhoff

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

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Dissertation: Affect and Online Privacy Concerns, David Charles Castano

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Thesis: Lucky Me, Raquel B. Cedeño

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Dissertation: Impact of Preoperative Patient Profiles on Elective Open Intestinal Resection Outcomes, Wei Chao Chang

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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: Between Warrior and Helplessness in the Valley of Azawa - The struggle of the Kel Tamashek in the war of the Sahel, Patrick James Christian

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Thesis: Evaluation of frictional forces between brackets of different types at various angulations and an arch wire: With and without pulsating vibration, Benjamin M. Christman

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Dissertation: Uncovering Meanings of Death, Trauma, and Loss as Experienced by Hospice Bereavement Coordinators: A Phenomenological Study, Rochelle S. Clarke

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

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Dissertation: Achieving Competence: Clinical Instructors' Perspective, Kimberly W. Coleman-Ferreira

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Dissertation: The Lived Experiences of Adult Children of Mid to Later-life Parental Divorce: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis, Joan Collins Ricketts

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Dissertation: Corporate Diversification and CEO Turnover Among Financially Distressed Firms, Jana Lynn Cook

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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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Thesis: The Our Florida Reefs Coastal Use Survey: An Online Survey to Support Stakeholder Management Recommendations for Southeast Florida, Amanda Rose Costaregni

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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: Conflict, Forgiveness, and Reconciliation in Rural, African American Churches in the South: A Phenomenological Study, Stephanie I. Credle

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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: The Lived Experience of Witnessing Bullying in the Workplace: A Transcendental Phenomenological Study, Angela E. Dash

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

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Dissertation: Feasibility of Using Biofuel By-Products as a Sustainable Nutritional Resource for Aquaculture Production of Litopenaeus vannamei, Erik David DeMicco

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Thesis: Time-Series Evaluation of Suspect Rickettsiales-like Bacteria Presence in Acropora cervicornis off of Broward County from Years 2001–2012, Steven Di Lauro

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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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Thesis: Adjunctive appliance wear and gender affect patients' oral health-related quality of life during the late stage of orthodontic treatment in adolescents, Monica Dinh

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

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Capstone: Individual Case Study: The SOS Approach to Feeding, Amy Dow

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

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Thesis: Species Specific Microcalcification in Reef Building Caribbean Corals in Ocean Acidification Conditions, Ashley M. Dungan

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

Thesis: Microtensile bond strength of composite resin to sound dentin following application of chemical collagen crosslinkers, Kenya Dutra

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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: The Effects of Ongoing Assessment During a Psychoeducational Evaluation, Joseph Elliot

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Thesis: A Quantitative Assessment of the January 2010 Cold Spell Effect on Mangrove Utilizing Coral Reef Fishes from Biscayne National Park, Florida, Jeffrey M. Ellis

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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: Exploratory study of breast cancer survivors' lived experience : activity engagement during and after breast cancer treatment, Anne Fleischer

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Dissertation: Accommodation, Avoidance and Submission: How the Interpretation of Biblical Submission as the Low-Self Conflict Modes Affects the Christian Marriage Relationship, Kipi L. Fleming

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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: Attachment, Anxiety, and Depression: A Study of Women in Residential Treatment with Their Children at the Susan B. Anthony Recovery Center (SBARC) (1995-2010), Gary Miles Forrest

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Thesis: Natural vs. Anthropogenic Sedimentation: Does Reducing a Local Stressor Increase Coral Resilience to Climate Change?, Francesca Fourney

Thesis: Evaluation of the current use of colored compomers for posterior restorations in primary dentition, Francis Fragela

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Dissertation: Metaphoric Generative Genograms: A Journey to bring Genograms to life through metaphorical components, Elisa Garcia

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Dissertation: The Development of a Theoretically-Supported Model of Resolution for Student Complaints in Higher Education, Laura Garrido

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Dissertation: Using Interpersonal Process Recall (IPR) to Examine the Effects of Equine Assisted Activities on the Personal and Professional Development of Student Therapists, Dianna Isabel Giraldez

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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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Thesis: Comparison of the effectiveness of mechanical and chemical procedures to decontaminate titanium disks and to promote osteoblast attachment, Flavia Goncalves

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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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Thesis: A Comparison of Infaunal Community Structure Between Pre- and Post Construction Sampling of Artificial FDOT Rock- Pile Reefs in Broward County, Florida, Joan Lorraine Guerra

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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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Thesis: DNA Analysis of Surfactant Associated Bacteria in the Sea Surface Microlayer in Application to Satellite Remote Sensing Techniques: Case Studies in the Straits of Florida and the Gulf of Mexico, Bryan Hamilton

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

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Thesis: Feeding Ecology and Habitat Utilization of the Great Barracuda Sphyraena barracuda (Edwards 1771) in Southeast Florida, Noah R. Hansen

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Thesis: Biodiversity and Ecological Dynamics of Sciophilous Benthic Communities on Artificial Plates: Emphasis on Reef Sponges, Caidra Elizabeth Hassanzada

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

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Thesis: Evaluation of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals in the Florida Coastal Pelagic Fish Complex Following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Event, Rachel Hickey

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Thesis: Parental Knowledge & Experience Regarding Their Children's Dental Insurance Following Enactment of the Affordable Care Act, Bianca Hillers

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

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Dissertation: Bloggers and Their Impact on Contemporary Social Movements: A Phenomenological Examination of the Role of Blogs and Their Creators in the LGBT Social Movements in Modern United States, Bobby K. Huen

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Searching for Support: A Phenomenological Study of Black Male Graduate Students at a Predominantly White University, Krystle L. Hunter

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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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Thesis: Effect of 35% sodium ascorbate on microtensile bond strength of composite resin immediately after bleaching, Eman Ismail

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

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Thesis: Staghorn Coral, Acropora cervicornis, Restoration in South Florida: Growth and Survivorship of Outplanted Nursery Corals, Meaghan Johnson

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Dissertation: Computer Modeling the Incursion Patterns of Marine Invasive Species, Matthew W. Johnston

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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: Participatory Action Research to Improve Caregiver Education based on Cognitive Performance Test Results for Persons with Alzheimer's Disease or Mild Cognitive Impairments, Terrianne Jones

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Dissertation: Perpetrator and Victim Constructions of Justice, Forgiveness and Trauma Healing: Results of a Thematic Narrative Study of Intra-group Conflict in Colonial Central Kenya, 1952-1962, Daniel Njoroge Karanja

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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: Transcending Thresholds: A Phenomenological Study of How African American Women Working in the Federal Government Experience Professional Development, Betsy A. Kelly Bell

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Dissertation: Family Therapist Connecting and Building Relationships with Substance Abusers in the Seminole Tribe of Florida: An Ethnographic Study, Sunny Nelli Khachatryan

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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: Communication Between Primary Care Providers and Medical Family Therapists: Reducing Barriers to Collaborative Care, Mary Killmeyer

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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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Thesis - NSU Access Only: The Ithacan, Daniel King

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Thesis: Modeling of Epizootics on Four Genera of Arabian Gulf Corals, John Alexander Kluge

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Thesis: Cross-Shelf and Latitudinal Benthic Community Investigation in the Nearshore Habitats of the Northern Florida Reef Tract, Katelyn Klug

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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: CAG Repeat Length and Suicidality in Huntington's disease, Christen Kutz

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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