November 2020

Dissertations

  1. Student retention at the community college: Meeting students' needs
    Jacobs-Biden, Jill, University of Delaware, 2007, Ed.D.
    Subject: Community college education
  2. Social Media and Self-Evaluation: The Examination of Social Media Use on Identity, Social Comparison, and Self-Esteem in Young Female Adults
    Solomon, Michelle, William James College, 2016, Psy.D.
    Subject: Clinical psychology
  3. How High School Students' Perceptions of Their Teacher-Student Relationships Relate to Their Academic Achievement
    Short, Lori A., Northcentral University, 2017, Ed.D.
    Subject: Secondary education
  4. Why Did You Stay?: A Case Study of Male Student Persistence in Technical College
    Froehlich-Mueller, Kerry, Northcentral University, 2017, Ed.D.
    Subject: Community college education
  5. Rage and social media: The effect of social media on perceptions of racism, stress appraisal, and anger expression among young African American adults
    Maxwell, Morgan Lindsey, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2016, Ph.D.
    Subject: Social psychology
  6. Identifying as Husbands, Fathers, and School Leaders: A Phenomenology of Doctoral Persistence Among Limited Residency Students
    Patterson, John, Liberty University, 2017, Ed.D.
    Subject: Educational leadership
  7. School Connectedness and Beyond: Success Stories of Associate Degree Students in Hong Kong
    Lee, An Yee Queenie, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong), 2014, Ed.D.
    Subject: Community college education
  8. Social Media and the College Student Journey: An Examination of How Social Media Use Impacts Social Capital and Affects College Choice, Access, and Transition
    Horvath-Plyman, Melissa, New York University, 2018, Ph.D.
    Subject: Communication
  9. Leadership Style and Leadership Education: A Phenomenological Study of Nurse Leader and Frontline Charge Nurse Perceptions of Leadership Style and Leadership Education in Hospitals
    Smith, Candace S., Northcentral University, 2017, Ph.D.
    Subject: Educational philosophy
  10. Spatial concepts: What should students know, what do they know, and how can we know what they know?
    Marsh, Meredith, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2009, Ph.D.
    Subject: Geography
  11. A Correlational Study on Interactive Technology Use and Student Persistence In eLearning Classes at an Online University
    Edwards, Carol T., Northcentral University, 2017, Ph.D.
    Subject: Information technology
  12. The relationship between learning orientation, market orientation and innovation and their effect on organizational performance
    McLaughlin, Heidi Mary, Nova Southeastern University, 2002, D.B.A.
    Subject: Marketing
  13. Impact of School Uniforms on Student Discipline and the Learning Climate: A Comparative Case Study of Two Middle Schools With Uniform Dress Codes and Two Middle Schools Without Uniform Dress Codes
    Dulin, Charles Dewitt, North Carolina State University, 2016, Ed.D.
    Subject: Educational leadership
  14. UNITED STATES FOREIGN POLICY TOWARD EGYPT UNDER SADAT: 1970-1981
    MUFTI, MUHAMMED AHMED, University of California, Riverside, 1983, Ph.D.
    Subject: Political science
  15. Organizational Change Readiness: Effects of Organizational Structure and Leadership Communication in Organizational Change
    Krishnan, Rajesh R., University of Maryland University College, 2018, D.Mgt.
    Subject: Management
  16. An assessment of dropout rates of former youth ministry participants in conservative Southern Baptist megachurches
    Shields, James Brandon, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2008, Ph.D.
    Subject: Social sciences education
  17. Implications of a social media course for adolescent social media usage
    Johnson, Nneka A., Mercer University, 2017, D.Phil.
    Subject: Education
    The Revolution May Not Be Televised but It Will Be Hashtagged: The Impact of Social Media on Social Movements, Racial Perceptions, and Real-World Activism
    Barnett Cosby, Nadine, Regent University, 2018, Ph.D.
    Subject: Communication
  18. Factors that Influence Successful Organizational Change in Corporations: Examination of Change Management, Employees' Reaction to Change, and Change Outcomes
    Roberts, Augustus Dee, University of Maryland University College, 2017, D.Mgt.
    Subject: Management
  19. Building and Maintaining Relationships in the Digital Age: Using Social Penetration Theory to Explore Communication through Social Networking Sites
    Pennington, Natalie, University of Kansas, 2015, Ph.D.
    Subject: Communication
  20. A study of the relationship between skill variety and high internal work motivation, task identity and high internal work motivation, task significance and high internal work motivation, autonomy and high internal work motivation, and intrinsic job feedback and high internal work motivation in the manufacturing arena
    Robbins, Jay Thomas, Nova Southeastern University, 2000, D.B.A.
    Subject: Management
  21. The Effects of Watson's Theory of Human Caring on the Nurse Perception and Utilization of Caring Attributes and the Impact on Nurse Communication
    McMillan, Mary Owens, Gardner-Webb University, 2017, D.N.P.
    Subject: Nursing
  22. Application of Jean Watson's Theory of Transpersonal Caring in Nurses Practicing in a Pain Center
    Hubert, Patricia Malone, Seton Hall University, 2018, D.N.P.
    Subject: Nursing
  23. Organizational behavior: Perceptions analysis of micro and macro organizational behavior in an organizational setting
    Delich, Joshua T., University of North Texas, 2015, Ph.D.
    Subject: Organizational behavior
    An investigation of attitudes towards adults with mental illness among mental health professionals in-training, non mental health professionals in-training, mental health professionals, and non mental health professionals
    Smith, Allison L., The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2008, Ph.D.
    Subject: School counseling
  24. Politics in the Social Media Era: The Relationship Between Social Media Use and Political Participation During the 2016 United States Presidential Election
    Curry, Kevin Everett, Portland State University, 2018, Ph.D.
    Subject: Political science
  25. Content Analysis of the Theory Base Used in the Conference Proceedings of the Association of Educational Communications and Technologies
    Flynt, Peggy R., Nova Southeastern University, 2014, Ed.D.
    Subject: Education
    Colorism in Media Content: A Qualitative Study Focusing on Film and Perception
    Leary, Rameca Vincent, Regent University, 2018, Ph.D.
    Subject: Communication
    K- Popping: Korean Women, K-Pop, and Fandom
    Kim, Jungwon, University of California, Riverside, 2017, Ph.D.
    Subject: Music
    El maltrato infantil: Un analisis ecologico de los factores de riesgo
    Gracia Fuster, Enrique, Universitat de Valencia (Spain), 1991, Ph.D.
    Subject: Clinical psychology

Masters Theses

  1. Social Media and Self-Esteem: The Relationship of Social Media Usage and Self-Esteem
    Barker, Jody Don, Arkansas State University, 2018, M.S.M.C.
    Subject: Psychology
  2. Social Media Use and Its Impact on Body Image: The Effects of Body Comparison Tendency, Motivation for Social Media Use, and Social Media Platform on Body Esteem in Young Women
    Puglia, Deanna R., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2017, M.A.
    Subject: Public health
  3. K-pop, language, and online fandom: an exploration of korean language use and performativity amongst international k-pop fans
    Crow, Teahlyn Frances, Northern Arizona University, 2019, M.A.
    Subject: Sociolinguistics
  4. From Social Media Uses and Gratifications to Social Media Addiction: A Study of the Abuse of Social Media Among College Students
    Liu, Yuchen, University of Kansas, 2016, M.S.
    Subject: Mass communication
  5. Positive and Negative Effects of Social Media on Adolescent Well-Being
    Kennedy, Katie, Minnesota State University, Mankato, 2019, M.S.
    Subject: Health education
  6. The Media's Portrayal of Human Trafficking versus Experiences: Understanding Human Trafficking from the Survivor's Perspective by Analyzing Media Portrayal of Human Trafficking and Debunking the Myths
    Sanders, Katherine, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2018, M.S.
    Subject: Criminology
  7. Cairn
    Mavroudis, Thomas Christy, University of California, Riverside, 2014, M.F.A.
    Subject: American literature
  8. Analysis and Classification of Natural Disasters
    Caldera, Hallupathirage Jithamala, University of Calgary (Canada), 2017, M.Sc.
    Subject: Civil engineering
  9. Reforming the criminal justice system: A pragmatic approach to building a sustainable system
    Smith, Da'Mon J., University of Central Oklahoma, 2011, M.A.
    Subject: Public administration
  10. Is There An Association Between Endodontic Pathosis and Cardiovascular Disease? A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
    Christian, Arabella, University of Maryland, Baltimore, 2015, M.S.
    Subject: Dentistry
  11. Canada, the Perpetrator: The Legacy of Systematic Violence and the Contemporary Crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
    Ancil, Gabriel Sy, Indiana University, 2018, M.A.
    Subject: Women's studies
  12. Application of Investigative Psychology to Psychodynamic and Human Development Theories: Examining Traits and Typologies of Serial Killers
    Smith, Jordyn, California Baptist University, 2018, M.A.
    Subject: Behavioral psychology
  13. How Do Video Games Normalize Violence? A Qualitative Content Analysis of Popular Video Games
    Foster, Heather, Northern Arizona University, 2016, M.S.
    Subject: Criminology
  14. Organizational strategies that inspire and improve employee retention and morale
    Saliba, Soraya, Royal Roads University (Canada), 2007, M.A.
    Subject: Management
  15. Black Lives Matter Media Framing Effects
    Jackenthal, Simone, The George Washington University, 2018, M.A.
    Subject: Political science
  16. Green products and green marketing: Factors affecting consumers' purchases of green products
    Donikini, Rajyalaxmi, Tennessee State University, 2013, M.S.
    Subject: Agricultural economics
  17. Exploring the effects of scarcity, impulse buying, and product returning behavior in the fast fashion environment among female fashion conscious consumers
    Chatvijit, Sasikarn, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2012, M.S.
    Subject: Marketing
  18. The Analysis of Nursing Shortages and Turnover Issues in Healthcare Organizations, and the Identification of Best Practices in Nursing Recruitment and Retention
    Hunter, Michael, Utica College, 2016, M.S.
    Subject: Health care management
    Instagram Influencers: The Effects of Sponsorship on Follower Engagement With Fitness Instagram Celebrities
    Neal, Morgan, Rochester Institute of Technology, 2017, M.S.
    Subject: Communication
  19. Advantages and Disadvantages of Flexible Seating
    Havig, Jenna S., Minot State University, 2017, M.Ed.
    Subject: Education
    Educational attainment, college major choice, the gender wage gap, and average starting salaries of college graduates in the United States, 1967-2011
    Caviris, Nicole Stefanie, Iowa State University, 2014, M.S.
    Subject: Labor economics
  20. The Influence of Social Media on Teens' Self-Esteem
    Gallagher, Shannon M., Rowan University, 2017, M.A.
    Subject: Social psychology
    The influence of social media on teens' self-esteem
    Gallagher, Shannon Murphy, Rowan University, 2017, M.A.
    Subject: Social psychology
    The impact of the media on public opinion of the police
    Mullis, Joseph, California State University, Long Beach, 2009, M.S.
    Subject: Criminology
  21. Dismantling a myth: A critical analysis of Disney's "Mulan" in relationship to structures common to animated Disney films
    Held, Rebecca Marie, Central Missouri State University, 2001, M.A.
    Subject: Rhetoric
  22. Artificial Intelligence: Issues of Consumer Privacy, Industry Risks, and Ethical Concerns
    Brubaker, Kyle, Utica College, 2018, M.S.
    Subject: Information technology
    Out of school play of grade one students: Child and parent perceptions and their relation to academic outcomes
    Lehrer, Joanne S., Concordia University (Canada), 2009, M.A.
    Subject: Art education
  23. Facebook and social penetration theory
    Olson, Amanda M., Gonzaga University, 2013, M.A.
    Subject: Communication
  24. The Impact of 21st Century Television Representation on Women of Color: Colorism Myth or Reality
    Erves, Alisha Renae, Florida Atlantic University, 2019, M.A.
    Subject: Communication
  25. Our Sunken Place: "Post-Racial" America in Jordan Peele's Get Out
    Hughes, Brooke Dianne-Mae, State University of New York at Buffalo, 2018, M.A.
    Subject: Film studies