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


Theses/Dissertations from 1997


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


Thesis - NSU Access Only: A Preliminary Study of the Population Density, Size Distribution Age and Growth of the Stingray, Urolophus jamaicensis, in Southeastern Florida, James Sulikowski

Theses/Dissertations from 1995


Thesis - NSU Access Only: A Descriptive Study of the Percussive Behavior of Orcas, Orcinus orca, in Johnstone Strait, British Colombia, Nicole Marie Adimey


Thesis - NSU Access Only: Equilibrium Profile Response to Restored and Renourished Beaches in South Florida, Jeffrey Lee Andrews

Dissertation: The Effects of Grammar and Style Checking Software on the Writing of 9th Grade Basic Students in a Process Centered Writing Lab, Bro. Timothy J. Brady


Thesis - NSU Access Only: The Impact of Variability in Coastal Circulation on Plankton Distributions Along the Continental Shelf of Southeast Florida, John M. Braker

Dissertation: The Application of Genetic Programming to The Automatic Generation of Object-Oriented Programs, Wilker Shane Bruce


Thesis - NSU Access Only: The Egg Production of Calanoid Copepods in Coastal Waters of Florida and its Relation to the Nutritional Environment, Kevin Carter

Dissertation: Effects of Intelligent Computer-Aided Instruction Using Hypermedia, Database, and Expert Systems on the Skills Development and Performance of Entry-Level, Adult, WordPerfect Students, Robert L. Chiodo

Dissertation: Authentic Learning in Engineering Technology Through the use of a Technology and Learning Matrix Based Curriculum, Darrell W. Green

Dissertation: Predicting Naval Aviator Flight Training Performances using Multiple Regression and an Artificial Neural Network, Glenn R. Griffin

Dissertation: A Comparison of Ethical Attitudes of University Students With Those of Experts Using Computer-Related Scenarios, Cindy Meyer Hanchey

Dissertation: Computers in Puerto Rico: Training of Teachers and Applications, Adalecia Hassell


Dissertation: Idea Analysis for the Development of Clinical Trial Strategies, Roberta S. Horowitz


Thesis - NSU Access Only: Serological Changes in Three Species of Sharks (Bonnethead, Sphyrna tiburo; Blacktip, Carcharhinus limbatus and Bull, C. leucas) Associated with Capture and Restraint, Eric V. Hull


Dissertation: Large-Scale Client/Server Migration Methodology, A. Steven Krantz

Dissertation: The Effects of Multimedia on Selected Critical Thinking Skills of Non At-Risk and At-Risk Students, Harold Richard Morris

Dissertation: An Analysis of Current Training Practices used by U.S. and Canadian Members of the Steel Service Center Institute with Employees who are Geographically Located in Widely Dispersed Small Groups, Larry Daniel Moulds


Thesis - NSU Access Only: An Assessment of the Extent and Types of Environmental Crime in Florida, With a Focus on Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties, As Measured by Local Prosecutors' Records, Christine M. H. Orthmann

Dissertation: Effects of Graphics and Presentation Format on Information Retention in College Students, Nancy J. Rumfield

Dissertation: The Effects of Programming in a Structured Language on The Critical Thinking Skills of College Students, Karen M. Ryder

Dissertation: Development of a Multimedia Publication in Hospitality and Tourism Ethics for Undergraduate Students and Workplace Training Programs, Dana V. Tesone


Thesis - NSU Access Only: Sublethal Impacts of an Oil Spill on Rhizophora mangle, Avicennia germinans, and Laguncularia racemosa seedlings., Brant W. Touchette

Dissertation: A Novel Wireless Communications Architecture for Supporting Legacy Mainframe Data Transmission, Angela M. Trujillo


Thesis: Alkaline Phosphatase Activity and Phosphorus Limitation in Marine Macroalgae from the Florida Keys and the Bahamas, Christine M. Urnezis


Dissertation: A Taxonomy of workgroup Computing Applications, Warren Von Worley


Thesis - NSU Access Only: An Investigation of the North Atlantic Boundary Layer as Impacted by Air Pollution Originating from Eastern North America, Michelle Patricia Zetwo

Theses/Dissertations from 1994

Dissertation: A Study To Determine The Effectiveness of a Secondary School Hypermedia-Based Instructional Program in Basic Library Skills And Its Relationship to Student Learning Styles, Ronald J. Ashley

Dissertation: A Comparative Study of Preservice and In-service Technological Training for Teachers Within the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools(SACS) Region, Vanessa Armstrong Brown

Dissertation: Guidelines for Incorporating Complex Schematics Into Computer-Assisted Instruction, Patricia A. Collins


Thesis - NSU Access Only: A Feasibility Study of Penaeid Shrimp and Tilapia in Tank Polyculture, Kenneth Arlen Cook

Dissertation: Effects of Participatory Design on Medical Staff's Attitudes Toward The Computerization of Patient Records, Mircea Laurian Halmu

Dissertation: Total Quality Management(TQM): Implementation in a Not-For-Profit Research and Development Organization, Amos E. Holt


Dissertation: Determination of Budgetary Expertise Among Public School Library Media Specialists in the State of Florida, Mary Hosken


Dissertation: A Strategic Plan For Computing and Telecommunications at a University, Dennis J. Huff

Dissertation: Freshman Placement for Computer Information Systems at a Women's Four-Year Liberal Arts College in Alabama, Stephen Carroll Jones


Dissertation: The Electronic Bulletin Board as a Means of Professional Communication Among Physics Teachers, Donald L. McGarry

Dissertation: A Study To Examine The Effectiveness of Computer-Assisted Instruction On Mathematics Achievement When Compared To Traditional Instruction, Mary Ann Jackson McIntyre

Dissertation: Formalization of a Slicing Hierarchy And Development of Associated Procedures For Rectangular Dualization From A Four-Completion using Wall Dominance, John Sam Moore Jr.


Thesis - NSU Access Only: The Distributions of Fish Populations in the Natural and Mitigated Mangroves Forests in Southeast Florida., Karen Roberts


Dissertation: The Design of an Effective, Economical Executive Information System For Cedarville College, David L. Rotman


Thesis - NSU Access Only: Carbon Budgets and the Influence of Water Quality on Production in Intensively Managed Shrimp Ponds, Sofia Elodia Russell

Dissertation: The Development of a Portable Authoring System, Raul A. Salazar

Dissertation: The Effects of new Curricular Guidelines, Revised Accreditation Criteria, And Institutional Resources on Program Change in Computer-Related fields in Private Liberal Arts Colleges, Linda L. Simmons

Dissertation: A Survey of South Carolina Industries and Postsecondary Institutions to Determine Computer Skills Needed By High School Graduates, Carolyn Christine Solomon

Dissertation: Developing A Computerized Distance Adult Learning System For A Library Paraprofessional "In-service Training" Course, Jonathan David Sparks

Dissertation: Implementing a Recursive Structure in a Relational Data Model, Padma Viswanathan

Dissertation: A Longitudinal Database Study of the Factors Influencing Retention for the Spring 1992 Degree- Seeking Students At Atlantic Community college, Mary Burke Wall

Dissertation: Assessing The Practice of Systems Administration in United States Federal District Courts, John Robert Wetsch

Dissertation: Teaching the Writing Process Through Computers As An Early Intervention To Third Graders In A Nine Month Elementary School, Debora D. Wicker-Wright

Theses/Dissertations from 1993

Dissertation: The Interaction Between Cognitive Learning Styles And Academic Achievement When Using A Multimedia(Hypermedia) Instructional Delivery System In A High School Zoology Course, Tina M. Barrios

Dissertation: Ascertaining the Perceptions of Physical Therapists Utilizing Computer Technology, Mark A. Brimer


Thesis: Microzooplankton Distributions in the Irish Sea, Carol A. Burkart

Dissertation: A Study of Computer Aversion Factors And their Effect On An Older Adult Population's Computer Anxiety, William Henry Burkett

Dissertation: Computer Use By Teachers In The High Schools Of The Clear Lake Area In Texas And Brevard County In Florida, Alfred E. Fant

Dissertation: Using A Computer Aptitude Test To Investigate Differences Between Students In Selected College Curricula, Douglas A. Frost

Dissertation: Design of A Decision Support Hypertext System To Address Teenage Life Concerns, Jeanine M. Gendron

Dissertation: The Role of Information Systems Courses In Postgraduate Business Education, Peter R. Giuliani


Thesis: A Survey of the Stony Coral Community Composition of Pompano Ledge, Broward County, Florida, with a Preliminary Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Mooring Buoys in Reducing Coral Damage, John D. Hocevar

Dissertation: Effects of Computer-Based Instruction on Student Learning of Psychophysiological Detection of Deception Test Question Formulation, Michael J. Janniro

Dissertation: Cooperative Learning Vs The Lecture Method of Instruction At The Postsecondary Level: Outcomes Concerning Student's Anxiety, Attitude, And Achievement In Computer Classes, Monte J. Johnson

Dissertation: Computer Applications At The Village Mailbox, Daniel E. King

Dissertation: A Usability Study of Updated Simulation Software, Dennis A. Kurtz

Dissertation: Applying Expert System Technology To Enhance Computer Performance, Peter Liu

Dissertation: Fighter Pilot Ground-Based Information Acquisition: A Conceptual Model for Information Systems Design, Vincent M. Mancuso