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August 2018


  1. The Impact of Texting and Social Media on Students' Academic Writing Skills
    Risto, Angela, Tennessee State University, 2014, Ed.D.
    Subject: Educational administration
  2. The relationship between supervisor-employee trust, supervisor-employee coaching, and workplace thriving: A quantitative correlational study
    Grayson, Adam Robert, The University of the Rockies, 2016, Ph.D.
    Subject: Organization theory
  3. Rotational form and sonata-type hybridity in the first movement of Shostakovich's Fourth Symphony
    Lofthouse, Charity, City University of New York, 2014, Ph.D.
    Subject: Music
  4. Measuring corporate social responsibility through organizational values: A scale validation study
    Toliver, Adria Denise, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2013, Ph.D.
    Subject: Occupational psychology
  5. A Case Study of Classroom Management Practices and the Influence on Classroom Disruptions
    Rusk, Robert Brian, Grand Canyon University, 2016, Ed.D.
    Subject: Education
  6. Factors Influencing Customer Satisfaction at a Fast Food Hamburger Chain: The Relationship Between Customer Satisfaction and Customer Loyalty
    Kabir, Jahangir M., Wilmington University (Delaware), 2016, D.B.A.
    Subject: Business administration
    LITSAS, FOTIOS K., The University of Chicago, 1980, PhD
    Subject: Ancient history
  8. The Impact of Leadership Behavior on Employee Engagement
    Li, Yong, Lawrence Technological University, 2016, D.B.A.
    Subject: Management
  9. El rol de Ia colaboracion y el Modelo de Aprendizaje Basado en Proyectos (ABPr) mediante el lente de la Teoria de Actividad (CHAT): un estudio de caso con estudiantes de 9no grado
    Delgado Quinones, Isabel C., University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras (Puerto Rico), 2015, Ed.D.
    Subject: Science education
  10. Ego Integrity and Resilience: The Human Experience across the Life Span Delineated by Erikson's Eighth Stage of Psychosocial Development
    Melici, Blair, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 2016, Psy.D.
    Subject: Personality psychology
  11. 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
  12. El uso de las estrategias didacticas virtuales en plataformas de ensenanza-aprendizaje en la educacion superior: Un estudio de caso
    Arocho Santiago, Fidel, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras (Puerto Rico), 2015, Ed.D.
    Subject: Higher education
  13. The relationship between the learning styles of middle school students and the teaching and learning styles of middle school teachers and the effects on student achievement of students' learning styles and teachers' learning and teaching styles
    Morrow, Vanessa Mae, The University of Mississippi, 2011, Ed.D.
    Subject: Pedagogy
  14. A Study of the Reliability of Examinations, Based on the New York Regents' Examinations in the Social Studies, or, A Study of the Validity of Written Examinations Based on the New York State Regents' Examinations in the Social Studies
    Gordon, Walter Edgar, The University of Iowa, 1925, Ph.D.
    Subject: Educational tests & measurements
  15. 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
  16. Experiential learning: How the utility of experiential learning within a MBA course enables transfer of learning
    Juergens, Shannon L., St. Ambrose University, 2012, D.B.A.
    Subject: Management
  17. Perceptions of executives from seven selected companies of the use of social media in marketing practices
    Alameddine, Abir, Pepperdine University, 2013, Ed.D.
    Subject: Marketing
    Elite recruitment and regime dynamics in Pakistan
    Mufti, Mariam, The Johns Hopkins University, 2011, Ph.D.
    Subject: Political science
  18. On the Serious Motherhood of Men: Dissonance in Music, Rhetoric, and Poetry
    Reitman, Nimrod, New York University, 2015, Ph.D.
    Subject: German literature
  19. 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
  20. Social Media Addiction among Adolescents in Urban China: An Examination of Sociophysiological Traits, Uses and Gratifications, Academic Performance, and Social Capital
    Huang, Hanyun, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong), 2011, Ph.D.
    Subject: Mass communication
  21. Social connectedness as a mediating factor in the relationship between psychological distress and selected health behaviors of college students
    Marshall, Heather M., University of Oregon, 2007, Ph.D.
    Subject: Behavioral psychology
  22. Examining the effects of online shopping convenience, perceived value, and trust on customer loyalty
    Palacios, Sergio, New Mexico State University, 2016, Ph.D.
    Subject: Management
    Netflix and the development of the internet television network
    Osur, Laura, Syracuse University, 2016, Ph.D.
    Subject: Mass communication
    Adolescent Victims' Experiences with Cyberbullying: A Grounded Theory Study
    Brandau, Melvina Sue, The University of North Dakota, 2016, Ph.D.
    Subject: Nursing
  23. Investigating the Effects of Employee Engagement on the Employee's Career Commitment and Retention in the Manufacturing Industry
    Alsaad, Abdulmohsen M., Lawrence Technological University, 2016, D.B.A.
    Subject: Business administration
    Transformational leadership and its relationship to trust and behavioral integrity
    Childers, W. Harrison, Saybrook University, 2009, Ph.D.
    Subject: Management
  24. Physiological and developmental gradients in Lumbriculus variegatus
    Lesiuk, Nalena, Iowa State University, 2000, Ph.D.
    Subject: Neurosciences
  25. Reaching the top of the mountain: The impact of emergent curriculum on the practice and self-image of early childhood educators
    Kashin, Diane Laurie, University of Toronto (Canada), 2007, Ed.D.
    Subject: Teacher education
    The effects of globalization on marketing strategy and performance
    Thoumrungroje, Amonrat, Washington State University, 2004, Ph.D.
    Subject: Marketing

Masters Theses

  1. 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
  2. Understanding the Marketing and Management of Trails Using Pestel Analysis
    Fosher, Holly, University of New Hampshire, 2018, M.S.
    Subject: Recreation
  3. The benefits of early comprehensive youth obesity prevention strategies outweigh the costs to consumers and reimbursers
    Alver, Amalie, Boston University, 2016, M.S.
    Subject: Public health
  4. Ethics and business decision-making
    Jaunich, Gregory J., The College of St. Scholastica, 2012, M.B.A.
    Subject: Management
  5. Race, Gender, and Domestic Human Trafficking: An Intersectional Description of Human Trafficking Cases at the State Level
    Gonzalez, Cassandra Mary Frances, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2017, M.A.
    Subject: Sociology
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Modern Day Propaganda: Characteristics of Fake News and Psychological Effects on the Public
    Smith, Garrett, Utica College, 2018, M.S.
    Subject: Information technology
  9. Instagram Influencers: The Effects of Sponsorship on Follower Engagement With Fitness Instagram Celebrities
    Neal, Morgan, Rochester Institute of Technology, 2017, M.S.
    Subject: Communication
  10. Affective factors in second language acquisition: A critical review of the literature
    Yokochi, Laura M., West Virginia University, 2003, M.A.
    Subject: Educational psychology
  11. Organizational strategies that inspire and improve employee retention and morale
    Saliba, Soraya, Royal Roads University (Canada), 2007, M.A.
    Subject: Management
    What Makes Apple Consumers Brand Loyal? The Effects Brand Personality, Reputation, and Brand Identity on Brand Loyalty
    Pinson, Caroline, University of South Carolina, 2012, M.S.
    Subject: Marketing
  12. Does the use of social media for screening affect the hiring process from the perspective of applicant and employer?
    Protzman, Corey J., Gonzaga University, 2013, M.A.
    Subject: Communication
    Advantages and Disadvantages of Flexible Seating
    Havig, Jenna S., Minot State University, 2017, M.Ed.
    Subject: Education
  13. An Application of the Dual Factor Model of Mental Health in Elementary School Students: Implications for Social Functioning and Psychopathology
    Smith, Nicholas David W., University of South Florida, 2020, *Ed.S.
    Subject: Educational psychology
  14. Managing Workplace Diversity: The Importance of Diversity and Inclusion
    Rankin-Gomez, Kelly, Davenport University, 2011, M.B.A.
    Subject: Business administration
  15. Survey design, sampling, and analysis with applications
    Tirres, Lizet, California State University, Long Beach, 2016, M.S.
    Subject: Statistics
  16. Cultural Competence in Nursing Students and Practicing Nurses
    Li, Zhizhong, University of Nevada, Reno, 2016, M.S.N.
    Subject: Nursing
  17. UBER: A Case Study in Strategy, Leadership and Change
    Spott, Patrick, The College of St. Scholastica, 2018, M.B.A.
    Subject: Management
  18. Study of performance-based authentic assessments for the elementary general classroom based on the three artistic processes: creating, performing, and responding to music
    Gallo, Donna J., Silver Lake College, 2008, M.A.
    Subject: Music
    A study of customer satisfaction factors and employee satisfaction in the hospitality industry
    Novikova, Ksenia, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 2009, M.S.
    Subject: Recreation
  19. Flexible Seating: Effects of Student Seating Type Choice in the Classroom
    Allen, Callie, Western Illinois University, 2018, M.S.Ed.
    Subject: Elementary education
  20. Gratifications obtained from television shows on Internet TV and conventional TV
    Li, Nai-Se, Iowa State University, 2013, M.S.
    Subject: Multimedia communications
  21. Business Intelligence: Evolution and Future Trends
    Bataweel, Dalal Suliman, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, 2015, M.S.
    Subject: Information technology
    Green products and green marketing: Factors affecting consumers' purchases of green products
    Donikini, Rajyalaxmi, Tennessee State University, 2013, M.S.
    Subject: Agricultural economics
  22. Nurse Administrators' and Nurse Managers' attitudes about Nurse-To-Patient ratios, the nurse shortage, job satisfaction, and patient care
    Erdahl-Wynia, Shelley, South Dakota State University, 2008, M.S.
    Subject: Nursing
    The Relationship between Social Media Advertising Engagement and Attitudes toward Advertising on Social Media: Focusing on Facebook Users
    Chung, Seungho, Arkansas State University, 2017, M.S.M.C.
    Subject: Mass communication
    Exploring attitudes on the issues of sex positive therapy and surrogate partner therapy referral and execution by licensed clinical mental health professionals
    Holzum, Damon Mitchell, California State University, Long Beach, 2015, M.S.W.
    Subject: Clinical psychology
  23. Examination of Insider Threats: A Growing Concern
    Hartline, Cecil L., Jr., Utica College, 2017, M.S.
    Subject: Information science
    The Effect of Delaying the First Newborn Bath on Breastfeeding Exclusivity
    Lisenbee, Joni H., Gardner-Webb University, 2016, M.S.N.
    Subject: Health sciences
  24. Plastic bag reduction: Policies to reduce environmental impact
    Sugii, Takeo, Tufts University, 2008, M.A.
    Subject: Political science
    The hidden drivers of electronic word-of-mouth: The case of upscale cafe
    Kim, DongHee, Purdue University, 2012, M.S.
    Subject: Marketing
  25. Identifying and preventing cyberbullying among adolescents
    Keller, Matt, Gonzaga University, 2012, M.A.
    Subject: Communication
    Ethics in marketing research, target marketing, and advertising
    Shields, Angela, The College of St. Scholastica, 2011, M.B.A.
    Subject: Management
    Employment discrimination of job seekers and employees through social media
    Edwards, Raymond L., Jr., Utica College, 2016, M.S.
    Subject: Information technology
    Relationship Between Job Satisfaction and Nurse to Patient Ratio with Nurse Burnout
    Teeter, Kayla, Gardner-Webb University, 2014, M.S.N.
    Subject: Nursing
    Gender Inequality in the Workplace: The Experience of Female Administrators
    Johnson, Jessica N., California State University, Long Beach, 2018, M.S.W.
    Subject: Social work