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 2019

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Dissertation: Federal Offices of Inspectors General: The Relationship Between Per Capita Staffing Levels and Performance Results, Craig Yuen

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Dissertation: Hate Crimes and Discrimination against Jews: The Anti-Semitism Phenomenon in the 21st Century, Jon Zemke

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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

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Dissertation: Evaluative Study of Jazz History Courses at the Collegiate Level, Charles Lawrence Bergeron

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Dissertation: The Effect of Organizational Culture on the Retention of Millennial Employees, Charlene Bolton

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Dissertation: An Investigation of Faculty Perceptions About Mobile Learning in Higher Education, Serena Brown

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Dissertation: Hear My Voice and the Voices of Those I Teach: A Phenomenological Perspective of Experiences From Migrant Education Program Teachers, Ingrid Bynes

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Dissertation: A Phenomenological Study of Faculty Perceptions: Non-Native Speakers of English (L2s) in Bachelor Degree Programs, Leisha Cali

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

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Dissertation: Comparison of Discrete Trial Teaching and the Verbal Behavior Approach in Early Learners With Autism in a School Setting, Irene Chan

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

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Dissertation: Decreasing Incidents of High School Cyberbullying, Erica Nichole Dawson

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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

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

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

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

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

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Dissertation: Evaluation of an Adaptive Reading Program at a Title I Public Elementary School, Monica M. Gordon

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Dissertation: Exploration of the Perceived Success Factors and Barriers for Teen Mothers, Janet M. Hill

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

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Dissertation: Impact of a School-Based Obesity Intervention for Minority Female High School Students, Eric Hughes

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Dissertation: Motivators Impacting Employment After Disability Due to Injury or Chronic Illness, Damion B. Jackson

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Dissertation: A Study of In-School and Out-of-School Life Experiences Affecting Veteran Teacher Retention in a Southeastern School District, Rosa Ana Jonson

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Dissertation: Evaluation of a Climate Change Training Program for Local Government Employees, Clara Kashar

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Dissertation: Job Satisfaction, Organizational Stress and Use of Force Attitudes Among Patrol Officers in North Carolina, Zachary James Lechette

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Dissertation: Adult Nursing Students’ Perceptions of Social Presence in Facilitator-Created Subject- Specific Videos in an Online Nursing Course, Jamie Anne Marcus

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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

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Dissertation: A Bibliometric Analysis of the Proceedings of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) for the 1979-2009 Period, Vandy L. Pacetti-Donelson

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Dissertation: The Intent of Residence Life Professionals to Leave the Field at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Cletra Natasha Peters

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Dissertation: Factors Contributing to Juvenile Crime Leading to the Disparity of the Risk Levels for Secure Detainment, Dawn Prystajko

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Dissertation: Latina Sorority Membership Impact on the Experience and Persistence of Latinas In Higher Education, Luz Danela Randolph

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

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Dissertation: An Examination of Teacher Perceptions Within Professional Learning Communities, Nicole Tiffany Reese

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Dissertation: The Effects of Students with Disabilities Implementing Postsecondary Transition Plans, Joseph Daniel Rodgers

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

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Dissertation: Evaluation of New Teacher Adjustment Factors in International Schools in Thailand to Improve Teacher Retention, Rekha Sachdej

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Dissertation: Perceptions of the Nursing Faculty Shortage: A Case Study of One College’s Adjunct Faculty’s Perception of Doctoral Education, Donna Shaw

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Dissertation: Elementary Charter School Teachers' Perceptions of Student Discipline on Academic Achievement, Simone Elloie Shelton

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Dissertation: Self-Efficacy of General and Special Education Teachers Regarding Inclusion, Karen P. Sims

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Dissertation: Factors Affecting Adult Speakers of Other Languages' (ESOL) Enrollment in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Courses: A Multicase Study, Jacklyn Smith

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Dissertation: Effectiveness and Impact of the Sheltered Instruction Observational Protocol on ELL Student Academic Achievement, Gladymar Soto-Huertas

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Dissertation: Teachers’ Experiences in a Charter School With English Language Learners’ Acquisition of Academic Literacy, Estella Stephens

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Dissertation: An Experimental Study on the Effects of a Gamified Software Intervention in Mathematics Achievement Among Sixth Grade Students, Janice Watson

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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

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Dissertation: OER Adoption in Higher Education: A Case Study of Stakeholders’ Perceptions at a Florida State College, Rebekah Elisabeth Wright

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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

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Dissertation: Criterios de Calidad en el Diseño de Programas de Orientación Vocacional [Systematic Review: Quality Criteria in Designing Programs Vocational Guidance], Julieth Annie Álvarez Maestre

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Dissertation: An Investigation Into the Self-Efficacy of Jamaican Preservice Teachers for Working in Inclusive Classrooms, Sharon A. Anderson Morgan

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

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

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

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

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Dissertation: A Case Study of Collaboration Between General Education Teachers and Special Education Teachers in a Southern Rural High School, Oassie Jean Daniels

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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

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

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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

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

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

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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

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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

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Dissertation: Modelo ACES: Caracterización de la Sostenibilidad Curricular en Programas Académicos Universitarios, Alejandro Higuera

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

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Dissertation: Effects of a Peer-Tutoring System Utilizing Students With Emotional Behavioral Disorders as Tutors and Students With Intellectual Disabilities as Tutees, Vicki Koslin Howell

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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

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Dissertation: Exploring the Leadership Experiences of Minority Women in a Black Greek Letter Sorority, Ashley Nichole Jennings

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

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Dissertation: Teachers’ Perspectives: Exploring the Reading Gender Gap Among Elementary School Boys, Teleshia Jones

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

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

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Dissertation: Factors that Preclude College Completion of Students at a Technical College in Georgia, Cicily Mapp

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

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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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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Dissertation: Gendering Migration Determinants: A Phenomenological Analysis of Professional Immigrant Women From India, Noreen Ohlrich

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

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

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

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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

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Dissertation: Success Factors of Women in Leadership Roles and Breaking through the Glass Ceiling: A Phenomenological Qualitative Study, Heidi Richards

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Dissertation: Evaluación de Criterios e Indicadores Curriculares como Estrategia para Aseguramiento de la Calidad en Programas Académicos Universitarios, Erika Rivera Gutiérrez

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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

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Dissertation: University Research Development Offices: Perceptions and Experiences of Research University Administrators, Roxana Ross

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

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Dissertation: Course Quality and Hosting Platforms: Implications for Massively Open Online Course (MOOC) Design and Delivery, Rita Diane Schmallegger

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

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

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

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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

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Dissertation: Evaluación del Impacto de la Desnutrición por Exceso e Interacción Social en Escolares del Segundo Ciclo del Nivel Básico, Ysabel Noemí Tejeda Díaz

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

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Dissertation: Perceptions of Contributions of Business Coaches to Female Entrepreneurial Success, Tracy I. Timberlake

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Dissertation: Examining the Relationship Between Virtual School Size and Student Achievement, Sherrill Waddell

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Dissertation: Nurse Educators’ Perceptions of Using High-Fidelity Simulation in Teaching, Marlene Whigham

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