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

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Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Development of a Career-Oriented Instructional Design Model for Game Programming, Penn Pinlung Wu

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Formative Research on an Instructional Design Theory for Online Learning Communities: A Higher Education Faculty Development Case, Elizabeth Yagodzinski

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Analyzing E-voting (Electronic Voting) Outcomes: A Case Study of E-Voting in the State of Missouri, Jill Young

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: One Year Avian Survey of John U. Lloyd Beach State Park to Determine Population Density, Lisa Abernathy

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: THE ROLE OF AUDIT FIRM TENURE IN A FIRM'S PROPENSITY TO DISCLOSE MATERIAL WEAKNESSES IN INTERNAL CONTROLS AFTER SOX, David AduBoateng

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Collaborative Group Learning and Knowledge Building to Address Information Systems Project Failure, Raymond Fontana Angelo

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Dissertation: An Empirical Investigation of the Relationship between Computer Self-Efficacy and Information Privacy Concerns, Mohammad Abdul Awwal

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Impact of Psychotropic Medication Use among Individuals Deferred into Felony Mental Health Court, Jeannine K. Baca

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: An Adaptive Database Intrusion Detection System, Rita M. Barrios

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Instructional Technologies in Graduate Physical Therapy Courses, Max R. Baumgartner

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Get Ready To Read!: Assessing the Efficacy of an Emergent Literacy Screening Tool, Eva Benmeleh

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: An Evolutionary Algorithm for Feature Subset Selection in Hard Disk Drive Failure Prediction, Harpreet Bhasin

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Dissertation: The Blended Learning Experience of Community College Students, Anita Bleffert-Schmidt

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Intraspecific Comparison of Vocalizations of the Florida Manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) on the East and West Coast of Florida, Beth A. Brady

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: A Historical and Analytical Description of the South Florida Recreational Tournament Fishery for Broadbill Swordfish, Xiphias gladius, Elaine J. Brewer

Thesis: Comparison of methods to remove fit-disclosing residue on the retention of cast ceramo-metal crowns, Ada Brincefield

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Dissertation: The Impact of an Osteopathic Medical Program on Information Technology Skills of Physicians Entering the Workforce, Stephen Edward Bronsburg

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Effect of thread design of orthodontic miniscrew implants on stress generation using photoelastic analysis, Dana Busciglio

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Understanding Clinically Meaningful Change in Walking and Balance Ability for Patients Undergoing Inpatient Physical Therapy after Stroke, Jennifer Canbek

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Dissertation: Home Literacy Factors Affecting Emergent Literacy Skills, Robyn Valerie Cassel

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: THE VALUE OF STYLE ROTATION STRATEGIES IN EMERGING ASIAN MARKETS, Hsiao-Ying Chao

Thesis: Investigation of the effects of oral pathogens, antibiotics, and disinfectants on regenerative endodontic treatment, Margaret Cielecki

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Role of Self-Efficacy in Computer Security Behavior: Developing the Construct of Computer Security Self-Efficacy (CSSE), Marlon Renese Clarke

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Alterations in cortisol concentration as a response to laser auricular acupuncture : a randomized controlled trial, Marissa Cooper

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: The Influence of Sea Surface Temperature, Chlorophyll Concentration, and Upwelling Index on Kogia Strandings in Florida, Vincent U. Cordero

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Prescription Privileges for Psychologists: General Practitioners' Attitudes and Referral Behaviors, Heather Jo Crabtree

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: IFRS MANDATORY DISCLOSURES: EVIDENCE OF FORM OVER SUBSTANCE IN THE NEW EU., Mark D. Crowley

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Using Learner Controlled Progress-Based Rewards to Promote Motivation and Achievement of At-Risk Students in Managed Online Learning Environments, Carlton Cunningham

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Developing an Information Systems Security Success Model for Organizational Context, Kimberley Dunkerley

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Antipredator Responses to the Non-Native African Jewelfish, Hemichromis letourneuxi, by Naive Everglades Prey, Katherine Leigh Dunlop

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Detection of Deviations From Authorized Network Activity Using Dynamic Bayesian Networks, Cris Vincent Ewell

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The NORMAP Methodology: Non-functional Requirements Modeling for Agile Processes, Weam Mohamed Farid

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Dissertation: The Effects of Coursecasting in International Freshman Students' Perceptions of Marginality and Isolation, Anxiety, and English Language Oral Proficiency and Comprehension, Alberto Fernandez

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Dissertation: Field Ecology Patterns of High Latitude Coral Communities, Kristi A. Foster

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Criterion-Related Validity of the mini-BESTest: A New Clinical Combination Test Battery for Dynamic Balance and an Instrumented Test of Postural Sway (iSWAY), Demetrius Lynn Freeman

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Automatic Affective Video Indexing: Identification of Slapstick Comedy Using Low-level Video Characteristics, Jean Helen French

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Voice of Obesity: The Lived Experience of Mexican-American Women with Obesity Living along the El Paso/Mexico Border, Karen Funk

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Mother-Child Perceptions of Family Environment and Sexually Abused Children's Adjustment, Janine Furdella

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Expectations of Physical Therapist Employers, and Academic and Clinical Faculty Regarding Entry-level Knowledge, Skills, and Behavior of Physical Therapist Graduates in Acute Rehabilitation Practice, Claudia Capelle Gazsi

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Dissertation: Wiki Behavior in the Workplace: Emotional Aspects of Content Development, Deborah A. Gears

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Co-occurrence of Substance Abuse and Trauma Between Community and Incarcerated Samples of Female Victims of Domestic Violence, Kelley Anne Gill

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Dissertation: Using the Timeline Followback to Identify Time Windows Representative of Annual Posttreatment Drinking, Christopher J. Gioia

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Impact of New Information Technology on Bureaucratic Organizational Culture, Mark Allen Givens

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: An Investigation of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Supporting Technologies, Ian Greaves

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Comparison of Wetland Assessment Methods, Kerstin Green

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: A Test of Human Capital Theory in the Education and Training Services Industry, Andrew Scott Griffith

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Effect of Heterogeneous Servers on the Service Level Predicted by Erlang-A, Edward Shane Griffith

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Adolescents' lived experiences during treatment of cancer and impact on social participation, Gary Grimaldi

Dissertation: Development of a clinical prediction rule to identify patients with neck pain that may benefit from education and exercise, William J. Hanney

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Evaluating a Daily 90-Minute, Remedial Reading Intervention for Influence on Students’ Reading Achievement, Loretta Faith Harris

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: New Record Ordering Heuristics for Multivariate Microaggregation, William Heaton

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: IS THE INFLUENCE OF ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE ON ORGANIZATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS UNIVERSAL? AN EXAMINATION OF THE RELATIONSHIP IN THE ELECTRONIC MEDIA (RADIO) SERVICE SECTOR IN THE ENGLISH SPEAKING CARIBBEAN, Eleanor Andrea Henry

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Socioeconomic Characteristics of Coastal Pelagic Fishing Tournaments in South Florida, Twyla Herrington

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: COGNITIVE MORAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF ELECTED MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS AND APPOINTED CITY MANAGERS USING THE DEFINING ISSUES TEST, Natalie Hines

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Influence of Narrative in Fostering Affective Development of Medical Professionalism in an Online Class, Peter Holub

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Assessment of Patient Satisfaction and Willingness to Pay for Ready-Made Bifocals and Reading Spectacles in a 35 Years or Older Clinic Population in Granada, Nicaragua, Larry Allen Hookway

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Dissertation: Women in Transition: Experiences of Asian Women International Students on U.S. College Campuses, Siva Jeyabalasingam

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Improving the Reading Performance of Fifth-Grade Students Through an Afterschool Reading Program, Rosnel Joseph

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: A Study of Teacher-Student Collaboration on Course Design with Technology at Wenzao Ursuline College of Languages in Taiwan, Yachen Kao

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Trophic Study of Oilfish, Escolar, Snake Mackerel, and Lancetfish in the Western North Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico Using Combined Stomach Content and Stable Carbon and Nitrogen Isotope Analyses, Heidi R. Keller

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Controlling with Model Trees, Robert Alan Kemerling

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Dissertation: Computer Music Composition using Crowdsourcing and Genetic Algorithms, Jessica Faith Keup

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Scalable Methodology for Performance-based Selection of Security Services for Distributed Systems, Petr Kraus

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Dissertation: CROSS SECTIONAL STUDY OF AGILE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT METHODS AND PROJECT PERFORMANCE, Tracy Lambert

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Sensory processing disorder : prevalence and influence on participation in children, Tami Lawrence

Dissertation: Understanding the meaning of social responsibility and cultural competence to physical therapists volunteering in an international setting : a mixed methods design, Alan Chong W. Lee

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: An Empirical Investigation of the Role of Information Quality in Citizens' Trust in E-government Systems, Ally Lee

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Principal as Technology Integration Leader, Dietrick Lewis

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: An Empirical Investigation of the Effect of Knowledge Sharing and Encouragement by Others in Predicting Computer Self-Efficacy and Use of Information Systems in the Workplace, Bernard Thomas Lichvar

Thesis: Clinical outcomes and practitioner's opinions on regenerative procedures in endodontics, Mark Limosani

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Dissertation: The Relationship Between Personality Type and Software Usability Using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®) and the Software Usability Measurement Inventory (SUMI), William H. Lindsey

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Gametogenesis and Spawning of Solenastrea bournoni and Stephanocoenia intersepta and the Fecundity of Four Common Transplanted Coral Species Offshore, Southeast Florida., Jenna R. Lueg

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Bridging the Managerial Relevance Gap in Strategic Alliances: An Investigation of the Influence of Supervisors and Workgroup Peers on Collaborative Attitudes, Behaviors and Performance, Dave Luvison

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Effect of Problem-Solving Instruction on the Programming Self-Efficacy and Achievement of Introductory Computer Science Students, Elizabeth Maddrey

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: A Heuristic for the Constrained One-Sided Two-Layered Crossing Reduction Problem for Dynamic Graph Layout, Dung Hoang Mai

Dissertation: Examination of interpersonal skills in entry-level physical therapist students, Jennifer A. Mai

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Observation of Natural and Artificial Features on the Sea Surface from Synthetic Aperture Radar Satellite Imagery with In-situ Measurements, Christopher Maingot

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Subliminal Priming of Implicit Associations of Social Anxiety, Jeffrey Mandelkorn

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: An Assessment of Instant Messaging Interruptions on Knowledge Workers' Task Performance in E-learning-based Training, Gary Mansi

Dissertation: Short-term combined effects of thoracic spine thrust manipulation and cervical spine non-thrust manipulation in patients with mechanical neck pain : a randomized clinical trial, Michael Masaracchio

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Dissertation: Interoperability Gap Challenges for Learning Object Repositories & Learning Management Systems, Robert T. Mason

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: A Trophic-Level Interaction for Elasmobranch Species in Florida Bay, South Florida, Using Stable Isotope Ratios in Rgard to Mercury-Species, Adam G. Matulik

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: In vitro comparison of shear bond strength and remaining adhesive using a new commercial self-etching primer, 35% and 20% prosphoric acid multi-step system, Jennifer Mazzarella

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: An Ethnographic Investigation of the Assimilation of New Organizational Members into an Information Security Culture, Barry Ben McIntosh

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Investigating the Use and Effectiveness of Principles Learned in an Online Faculty-training Program, Wayne David Mier

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Dissertation: Automated Support for Model Selection Using Analytic Hierarchy Process, Mario Sarkis Missakian

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Dissertation: The Impact of the User Interface on Simulation Usability and Solution Quality, Bruce Ray Montgomery

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: A Prudent Access Control Behavioral Intention Model for the Healthcare Domain, Constance Cecilia Mussa

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale Findings in Mildly to Severely Traumatic Brain Injured Patients, Allison Myers

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Power of Love: Attachment Style in the Battered Woman Syndrome, Aleah Leann Nathan

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: Antibacterial activity and shear bond strength of a composite resin containing selenium in vitro, James Nguyen

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Nurses' Acceptance of RFID Technology in a Mandatory-Use Environment, Adam Norten

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Dissertation: THE MOTIVATION OF NPO WORKERS FOR ACCEPTING INTERNATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS, Abraham Johannes Oberholster

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Dissertation: The Effect of Wisdom in Organizations on Team Cohesiveness, Interpersonal Trust, and Intrinsic Job Satisfaction, Partially mediated by Emotional Intelligence, Charles Dean Oden

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: THE EFFECT OF FINANCIAL RESTRUCTURING ON THE DEGREE OF COMPETITION IN THE BANKING INDUSTRY OF GHANA, GEORGE Owusuantwi

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Near Real-time Risk Assessment Using Hidden Markov Models, Charles Pak

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Thesis - NSU Access Only: The Influence of Petroleum Exploration on the Distribution of Cetaceans in the Gulf of Mexico., Alexa Olivia Pennell

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Dissertation: Attitudes Toward Psychological Tele-Health: Current and Future Psychologists' Opinions of Internet-Based Interventions, Jonathan Perle

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: COMMUNICATION APPREHENSION, ORGANIZATIONAL ORIENTATION, Madeleine R. Perl

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Teaching Digital Citizenship in a Global Academy, Marxan Elizabeth Pescetta