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


Theses/Dissertations from 1998


Dissertation: Variability in Copepod Hatching Success: Observations on Natural Populations and Experiments on the Role of Maternal Diet, Carol A. Burkart

Dissertation: The Effect of Alternate Forms of Feedback on Student Achievement and Motivation, Phyllis Chasser

Dissertation: Successful Web Design Factors in Commercial Web Sites: A Case Study, Ming-Che Chen

Dissertation: A Model for Applying Total Quality Management in Computer Information Systems Management, Jeanetta R. Chrystie

Dissertation: A Complexity Comparison of Ada 95 and C++, Francis R. Cirillo

Dissertation: Design and Implementation: A Custom Interactive Multimedia CBT for the Blood-Cell Analysis Industry, Vernon L. Czelusniak

Dissertation: Computer-Supported, Time and Place Independent Distance Education for Adult Learners: A Demonstration Project in Teaching Financial Accounting Via the Internet, Timothy J. Ellis

Dissertation: An Analysis of Usability Issues of The World Wide Web(WWW), Eileen Suleima Ennis

Dissertation: A Performance Analysis tool for Unix Massively Parallel Computers, Andres A. Folleco

Dissertation: A Study to Define Current Practices, Attitudes and Values in the Software Development Community, William M. Hartman

Dissertation: The Effect of Multimedia Training on Student Pilots Encountering Emergency Situations, Joy A. Hatch

Dissertation: The Use of Electronic Meeting System Technology to Aid in Software Requirements Engineering, David M. Heath


Thesis - NSU Access Only: Relationships Between Skeletal Architecture and Density Banding in the Reef Coral Diploria strigosa From X-Radiography, X-Ray Computed Tomography and Image Analysis Techniques, Kevin P. Helmle


Dissertation: Experiments to Maximize Growth in Captive Florida Pompano (Trachinotus carolinus), Brian J. Hicks

Dissertation: Development and Production of the Electronic "Virtual" Pharmaceutical Dossier, Arthur E. Hilscher

Dissertation: A New Method to Update Flash Memory: In-System Programming Algorithms for the Personal Communicator, Daniel M. Hsieh

Dissertation: The Dynamics of Complex Surfaces in n-Dimensions Using Computer Graphics, Walter Sir Anthony Johnson Jr.


Thesis: The Occurrence of PCBs and Chlorinated Pesticide Contaminants in Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in a Resident Community: Comparison with Age, Gender and Birth Order, Kathleen M. Kuss


Dissertation: The Auditory Display in Interactive Courseware: Moving Human Factors into Computer Education, David T. Lauret

Dissertation: An Investigation of Critical Success Factors and Procedures for Implementing Effective Information Systems Security Programs, Rey LeClerc

Dissertation: A National Approach to Touch Keyboarding Instruction on Computers in Primary Schools in Belize, Gilda Lewis

Dissertation: The Future of Newspapers A Study of the World Wide Web And Its Relationship to electronic Publishing of Newspaper, Edward C. Lindoo

Dissertation: A Load Balancing Data Allocation for Parallel Query Processing, Wen-Ya Lin

Dissertation: Supplementing Textbook Reading and Writing Exercises in the Typical Spanish III Jesuit High School Language Classroom with Email Conferences, Nicholas D. Lombardi S.J.

Dissertation: A Conceptual Framework, Implementation Plan, and Visual Guide for the Interactive Multimedia Courseware Development Process, Kenneth G. MacLeod

Dissertation: Internet Retrieval and Dissemination of Engineering Documentation: Prelude to The World Wide Web Technological Mall, Phillip R. Marcus


Thesis - NSU Access Only: The Effects of Various Salinities on the Growth, Reproduction, and Pathology of Blue Tilapia (Oreochromis aureus), David Z. McMahon

Dissertation: Distributed Multimedia Information and Training Systems: Development of a Design Model for Interactive Training Using the World Wide Web as a Delivery System, David S. Metcalf II

Dissertation: An Analysis of Successful and Unsuccessful Implementation of Telecommuting by an Organization Through Identification of Critical Success Factors, Ted Mikell

Dissertation: Revitalizing the Midcareer Computing Technical Professional, Sarah J. Mitchell


Dissertation: Effect of Electronic Portfolio Assessments On The Motivation And Computer Interest of Fourth And Fifth Grade Students In A Massachusetts Suburban School, Paul V. Montesino


Dissertation: A Simplified Faceted Approach To Information Retrieval for Reusable Software Classification, Victor Allen Nguyen


Thesis - NSU Access Only: Diel Relationships of Bacterial Growth Rates, Bacterivore Grazing Rates, and Dissolved Carbohydrates in Subtropical Marine Coastal Waters, Sean O'Brien

Dissertation: A More General Markov Reliability Model for Computer Systems, Simon S. Qiu

Thesis - NSU Access Only: The Diel Patterns of Glucosidase Activity and Dissolved Carbohydrates in South Florida Coastal Waters, Tom Quinney

Dissertation: Creating Competitive Advantage With Internet Technology, Robert C. Raciti

Dissertation: Possible Futures: The Role of Technology in Education, Larry A. Sears

Dissertation: An Investigation of the Relationships Between Characteristics of Teachers and Their Attitudes Toward Technology Integration in Their Courses, Barbara Faye Shegog

Dissertation: An Educational Executive information System Prototype for Public School District Superintendents, Richard H. Sutor

Dissertation: Planning , Designing and Integrating a Distributed Wireless Mobile Intranet Architecture For Local and Wide Area Networking At a University, Salim R. Yazbeck

Theses/Dissertations from 1997

Dissertation: The Use of Presentation Software(PS) by College Faculty in an Undergraduate Institution to Enhance Their Teaching, Samuel Abraham

Dissertation: A Model for Cultural Resistance in Business Process Re-engineering Failure, Larry E. Beebe


Dissertation: Development and Evaluation of Interactive Courseware for Visualization of Graph Data Structure and Algorithms, Thomas E. Beutel

Dissertation: An Extension to the Information System Architecture Framework for Eliciting and Representing System Requirements, Candice L. Buchanan

Dissertation: An Investigation of Community College Administrators' Perceptions of Educational Technology Facilities, Robert H. Calabrese

Dissertation: Identification of Critical Success Factors for the Implementation of Electronic Data Interchange, Rolando Rueda De Leon

Dissertation: The Interrelationship Between CASE/I-CASE and Organizational/Software Measurements, Michael Falat

Dissertation: The State of Disaster Recovery Planning in Texas Small Businesses, Star M. Ferdinand


Thesis - NSU Access Only: The Daily Feeding Rhythm to Demand Feeders and the Effects of Timed Meal-Feeding on Growth of Juvenile Florida Pompano, Trachinotus carolinus, Matthew J. Heilman

Dissertation: The Development of Enterprised-Based IS Frameworks to Handle Outsourcing by Small and Medium Enterprises in the Republic of China, Yaw-Shyan Huang

Dissertation: Intelligent Collision Warning System Based on Fuzzy Logic and Neural Network Technologies, Paravila O. Jacob

Dissertation: A Method for the Application of Computer Analytic Tools to Clinical Research: Neural Networks Analysis of Liver Function Tests to Assist in the differential Diagnosis of Liver Disease, John P. Kirchner

Dissertation: Optimization of Paging Cost in Mobile Switching System by Genetic Algorithm, Hee C. Lee

Dissertation: Electronic Student Portfolios A Tool Performance-Based Assessment ( A Pilot Project in the Berks County Pennsylvania Schools), Robert B. Lipton

Dissertation: A Critique Of The Software Reuse Facilities In C++, Babu V. Mani

Dissertation: Multimedia Development Project Farming for The Future CD-ROM, Cameron W. Mateika

Dissertation: Casual Inferences of Achievement By Adult Learners as Determined By Learning Style Difference in Hypertext-Based Computer-Assisted Instruction, Ronald D. McFarland

Dissertation: An Effective Software Development Methodology for Quality Software Development in a Scheduling Department, Kathryn J. Moland

Dissertation: On the Development of a Software Architecture for a Distributed Information System that can Support the Warrior as Envisioned by the U.S. Department of Defense, Frederick I. Moxley II


Thesis - NSU Access Only: The Effects of the H1 Histamine Antagonist Chlorpheniramine on Reinforcement, Learning and Memory in Goldfish, Carassius auratus, Carrie A. Nelson

Dissertation: A Framework for the Design of a Voice-activated, Intelligent and Hypermedia-based Aircraft Maintenance Manual, Manoj S. Patankar

Dissertation: Effects of Computer-Based Cooperative Learning on the Problem Solving Skills of Grade Six Students, Steven Poris

Dissertation: An Empirical Study of Critical Success Factors for Implementing Client/Server Human Resource Information Systems, Elizabeth L. Rich

Dissertation: A Study of Social Organization in Science in the Age of Computer-Mediated-Communication, Jean M. Roehrs


Thesis - NSU Access Only: Fine Structure of the Gill Vasculature of the Yellow Stingray (Urolophus jamaicensis), Robin L. Sherman

Dissertation: A Methodology for File System Performance Evaluation, Gregory E. Simco

Dissertation: Predicting Success in Computer Science at a Community College, Beverly Shugar Simon


Thesis - NSU Access Only: Microplankton Biomass and Composition in Relation to the Gulf Stream Front Off Southeast Florida, Gayle Louise Stone

Dissertation: The Construction and Validation of an Evaluative Instrument for Academic Library World Wide Web Sites, Mark Stover

Dissertation: Information Technology in a University: An Institutional Case Study of Instructional and Research Computing in a client/Server, Winston M. Tellis

Dissertation: The Effect of Total Quality Management on Faculty Productivity, Richard E. Turner


Dissertation: The Effects of User Interface Metaphors on the Learnability of Computer systems by Field Dependent and Field Independent Computer Users, Robert N. Urwiler Jr.


Dissertation: A Proposed Solution for Word-Recognition Deficit in The Computer Environment, Hyacinth Williams

Dissertation: The Information System used During the Job Description Process for New Military Personnel and Its Effect on Job Satisfaction, Victor G. Williams


Dissertation: Coastal Circulations Driven by River Outflow, Shuliang Zhang

Theses/Dissertations from 1996


Thesis: Phosphorous Limitation and Trophic Status in Limestone Quarry Lakes, Dade County, FL, Isaac Peter Chase

Dissertation: Cataloging of Children's Picture Books: Quality in the Age of Automation, Kathryn Ann Dietz

Dissertation: An Investigation of Data Integrity in Ada 95, Susan Fife Dorchak

Dissertation: Interactive Features for an HTML Tutorial in a Distance Learning Program, Mark R. Eaton


Thesis - NSU Access Only: Seasonal Variation in the Biochemical and Energetic Composition and Diets of Two Bathyal Stalked Crinoids: Endoxocrinus parrae and Neocrinus decorus (Echinodermata:Crinoidea:Isocrinidae), Charles M. Featherstone

Dissertation: An Investigation into the Relationship Between Culturally Based Software and the Self-Esteem of Cherokee Students, Patricia Gainous


Thesis - NSU Access Only: Skeletal Architectural Variability as Basis of Density Banding in the Reef Coral Montastrea annularis, Rowena Garcia

Dissertation: Development of an Expert System Prototype od Dyslexia and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Tony Gil Jr.

Dissertation: A Distance Education Conferencing System Utilizing Voice and Text Data Over a Low Bandwidth Communications Link, Michael R. Gunter


Dissertation: Information Systems in Non-Profit Organizations: Enhancing Performance Through Online Help, Robert H. Lane

Dissertation: An Investigation of the Potential Versus Actual Usage of Expert Electrical Cost Estimating Systems, B. J. Lee

Dissertation: The Mapping and Integration of The Haskell Language to The Common Object Request Broker Architecture, Lee J. Leitner

Dissertation: Designing the Intelligent Data Network: An Architectural Model for The Enterprise Information System, Stephen Joseph Lopez


Thesis - NSU Access Only: Population Dynamics, Life Histories, and Patterns of Emergence in an Assemblage of Inshore Cumaceans (Crustacea: Percarida) in South Florida, Barbara A. Maloney

Dissertation: Factors Affecting Student enrollment and Retention in the Master of Science in Management Information Systems Degree Offered by Nova Southeastern University, Charles L. McDonald Jr.


Dissertation: Design Information Recovery from Legacy System COBOL Source Code: Research on a Reverse Engineering Methodology, Robert Lee Miller


Dissertation: An Assessment of Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) Training for Educators, Dan A. Niswander

Dissertation: Investigation Into and Resolution of Copyright Issues in Schools With Closed-circuit Television Systems, Sandra S. Parker

Dissertation: A Telecommunications-Oriented Project Control Framework for a Learning Technology Development Environments: Application to Systems Development at Nova Southeastern University, Dale E. Perrin


Thesis - NSU Access Only: Diet and Seasonal Feeding Habits of the Yellow Stingray, Urolophus jamaicensis, T. Patrick Quinn

Dissertation: An Analysis of the Knowledge Skills, and Attitudes Needed in A Computer Supported Work Environment, Steven R. Schlough


Thesis - NSU Access Only: The Investigation of Damage by the Ghost Crab (Ocypode quadrata) to the Nests of the Loggerhead Sea Turtle (Caretta caretta) on Hillsboro Beach, Florida, Terri S. Schmidt

Dissertation: A New Design Approach to an Expert System Network Manager Based on an Analysis of Contemporary Distributed Networks, Anil K. Sharma


Dissertation: Low Cost Video For Distance Education, Michael J. Simpson


Dissertation: Regulation of Beta-Glucosidase in Marine Bacteria, Dennis Stetter