Fischler College of Education: Theses and Dissertations

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

Follow

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Effects of an Afrocentric Curriculum on Reading Scores of African American Third, Fourth, and Fifth Graders, Trisha J. Baker

PDF

Dissertation: Effect of Relational Support on Educational Outcomes in an At-Risk Charter School in Florida, Eunice Casey

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Effects of Project-Based Learning and Motivation on Students With Disabilities, Jamar Council

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Professional Development of Secondary Teachers to Improve the Education of Gifted and Talented Scholars: The Relationship Between Desire and Proficiency to Teach, Shelbie E. Dixon-Brown

PDF

Dissertation: Aligning Secondary Benchmarks in High School Curriculums Across Content Areas, Michael George Forrest

PDF

Dissertation: A Study of Factors Contributing to Acculturation Stress for International Graduate Students in a Small Non-Profit Graduate School, Nkenge Friday

PDF

Dissertation: Teachers’ Perceptions of the Use of Graphic Novels to Teach Reluctant Readers, Bret Ginsberg

PDF

Dissertation: From the Front Line to the Living Room: The Transition of Female Veterans Back Into Civilian Life, Bretia Arrington Gordon

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Impact of Stress on the Turnover Rates for Teachers in Low-Performing Public Elementary Schools, Stacie-Jo Howard

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: An Examination of the Impact of Organizational Culture and Employee Engagement on Job Satisfaction and Turnover Intention in a Nonprofit Organization, Karen Morris-Sweeney

PDF

Dissertation: A Qualitative Study of Federal Policies on Workplace Bullying, Cynthia Mary Reese

PDF

Dissertation: The Effects of Specific Behavioral Interventions on Vocal Stereotypy: A Systematic Review, Halee R. Royal

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Virtual School Leaders’ Experiences and Perspectives of the Benefits of and Barriers to Kindergarten Through Grade 12 Virtual Schools in Florida, Erika Weiss

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Impact of Declining Student Persistence in Distance Learning on American College Completion Goals, Francine Adams

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Development of Strategic Fundraising Practices for Divisions of Student Affairs at 4-year Public Flagship Institutions, DeShanna K. Brown

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Impact of Computer-Assisted Writing on Improving Writing Scores for Urban Eighth-Grade Students, Latilya W. Butler

PDF

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

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Comparison of Leadership Development Between Students Attending Community Colleges Versus 4-Year Colleges, Christopher L. Clonzen

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: 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

PDF

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

PDF

Dissertation: The Impact of Small Group Intervention Focusing on Operations With Rational Numbers on Students’ Performance in the Florida Algebra I End-of-Course Examination, Evelyn Dopico

PDF

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

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: International School Leadership and the Diffusion of Distance Education in East Asian International Schools, Jeffrey Dungan

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: International School Leadership and the Diffusion of Distance Education in East Asian International Schools, Jeffrey Dungan

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Content Analysis of the Theory Base Used in the Conference Proceedings of the Association of Educational Communications and Technologies, Peggy Flynt

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Representación de la Norma Para Egresados de las Escuelas Policiales que Laboran en el Eje Cafetero de Colombia, Martha L. Gallego-Betancourth

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Assessing the Needs of Online Pedagogical Skill Development in Higher Education, Michelle N. Horton 9828594

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Impact of Supplemental Instruction on Student Achievement and Retention at a Minority-Serving, Private, Not-For-Profit University in Southeastern Florida, Annisah Ishmael

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Adolescent Students’ Perspectives of Technology Use Both Inside and Outside the Classroom, Kendall P. Johnson

PDF

Dissertation: Secondary Teachers’ Perceptions of Delaware Bullying Intervention Programs, Tracy Jones

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Student Discipline Strategies: Practitioner Perspectives, Joseph A. Mancini

PDF

Dissertation: Parent Beliefs, Attitudes, and Needs in Preschool Age Literacy Development in a Head Start Program, Dianna Jean McCoy

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Impact of the Implementation of a Summer Credit Retrieval Online Program on the Academic Achievement of Grade-8 Students, Maria A. McCoy

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Relationship Between Tutoring and Academic Success of Students Enrolled in Remedial Mathematics, Kiki S. Moore

PDF

Dissertation: The Black Male's Perception of Academic Success in the Black Belt Region, Lisa M. Morenzoni

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Graduate Students’ Beliefs and Perceptions of Student Engagement and Learning Platforms in Higher Education, Amanda Napolitano

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Experience of a Freehand Visual Art Drawing Lesson for At-Risk Youths on Their Understanding of Basic Geometry, Clovis Nelson

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Bullying, Sexual Identity, Health Risk Behaviors and Outcomes Among Adolescent Youth in a Metropolitan School District, Amalio C. Nieves

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Investigating the Effectiveness of Professional Learning Communities in South Florida Public Schools, Renata P. Novak

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Law School Deans and Distance Education: A Phenomenographical Study, Edward Oswald

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: A Study of Disciplinary Literacy and Scientific Teaching in Grades 8 and 9, Seth B. Parrish

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Effects of Teacher-Coach Collaboration on Student-Athletes’ Academic Achievement at a Rural Charter School, William K. Presswood

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: 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

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Validity and Reliability in Canine Selection Tests Substance Detectors, Before, During and After Training in a Binomial Academic Program, Jorge U. Rojas

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: University Research Development Offices: Perceptions and Experiences of Research University Administrators, Roxana Ross

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Program Evaluation of Effective School Leadership Practices of a District Principal Preparation Program, Rick R. Saylor

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Faculty and Student Perceptions of Teaching Presence in Distance Education Courses: A Mixed Methods Examination, Judith Slapak-Barski

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Making Grades Meaningful: Parents’ Perceptions of Using Standards-Based Report Cards, Joseph G. Stanley

PDF

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

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: From Seeing to Achieving: Using Graphic Novels as a Tool to Support the Writing Skills of Fifth Grade Boys, Sandra S. Sumerfield

PDF

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

PDF

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

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: 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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: A Phenomenological Study of Nurse Administrators: Leading the Multigenerational Workforce of Registered Nurses, Johanna E. Desir

PDF

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

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Development of a Measure to Determine Opinion Leadership, Kathleen P. Hagen

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Are Executive Positions Being Refused?, Jared Koyle

PDF

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

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Change Agents Who Use Opinion Leaders to Integrate Classroom Technology, Christopher Masullo

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Formación de Competencias Ciudadanas en los Patrulleros de la Policía Nacional de Colombia, Jorge E. Patino-Alvarez

PDF

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

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Student Perceptions of A Comprehensive Orientation Program for Online Courses, Wendy Robichaud

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: 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

PDF

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

PDF

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

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Evaluation of a Program Model for Minimizing Restraint and Seclusion, Jason Craig

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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