All theses, dissertations, capstones, and applied clinical projects from graduate students at Nova Southeastern University.


Theses/Dissertations from 1998


Thesis - NSU Access Only: Career Choice Factors for Nova Southeastern University Physical Therapy Students, Daisy Tam


Thesis - NSU Access Only: How Physical Therapists Inquire and Respond to Women with Urinary Incontinence, Marie S. Valdes


Thesis - NSU Access Only: Intrarater and Interrater Reliability of an Adapted Sphygmomanometer on Isometric Abdominal Muscle Strength, Jose Vazquez


Thesis - NSU Access Only: Effects of Temperament on Burnout Among Physical Therapists, Flor Maria Vidal


Thesis - NSU Access Only: Stress and Compliance in Caregivers of Children with Muscular Dystrophy, Vicki Walker


Thesis - NSU Access Only: Extent of Inappropriate Patient Sexual Behavior Toward Florida Physical Therapists, James Weinstein


Thesis - NSU Access Only: Exercise in the Treatment and Management of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Jennifer Welch


Thesis - NSU Access Only: Measuring Empathy Among Physical Therapists and Students, Jeannie Wells


Thesis - NSU Access Only: Compliance of Individuals with Diabetes Mellitus to an Aerobic Exercise Program, Heather Wiles


Thesis - NSU Access Only: Relationship Between Training Programs and Shoulder Injuries in Master's Swimmers, Susan Wyatt


Thesis - NSU Access Only: Distribution of Overlap of Service Between Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists in Skilled Nursing Facilities in the State of Florida, Jeffrey Alan Yaskin

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


Thesis - NSU Access Only: Aquatic Therapy Effects Over Time on Perceived Pain Levels of Individuals with Osteoarthritis, Shari Leigh Zelman


Thesis - NSU Access Only: Physical Therapy Implementation in Florida Public Schools, Jennifer Zuidema

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: 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