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June 2020

Dissertations

  1. The relationship between gender, presidential leadership, and the quality of community colleges
    Hua, Pei Chi, University of Southern California, 2005, Ed.D.
    Subject: Community college education
  2. 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
    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
  3. Correlation between transformational leadership practices of teachers and administrators of a large suburban newly established high school
    Garity, Thomas C., Lincoln Memorial University, 2011, Ed.D.
    Subject: Educational leadership
  4. 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
    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
  5. MAN, THE STATE, AND THE STATE SYSTEM IN THEORIES OF THE CAUSES OF WAR
    WALTZ, KENNETH NEAL, Columbia University, 1954,
    Subject: International law
  6. A Causal-Comparative Quasi-Experimental Study: Self-Efficacy and Underrepresented Minorities (URMs) Success in High School STEM Advanced Academic Placement (AAP) Courses
    Yingling, Stephanie A., Northcentral University, 2018, Ed.D.
    Subject: Education
  7. Library leadership in research university libraries
    Suwannarat, Patha, Peabody College for Teachers of Vanderbilt University, 1994, Ed.D.
    Subject: Library science
    Developing intercultural communication competence for leadership
    Jones, Dorothy L., Temple University, 2000, Ed.D.
    Subject: Bilingual education
  8. 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
  9. The K-12 Service-Learning Standards and Fourth Grade Students' Math Achievement: A Quasi-Experimental Study in Georgia
    Clark, Tanner, Northcentral University, 2017, Ed.D.
    Subject: Elementary education
  10. The Role of Leadership in Social-Emotional Learning Implementation: Making Sense of Social-Emotional Learning Initiatives
    Hardy, Sarah J., Boston College, 2018, Ed.D.
    Subject: Educational leadership
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. The relationship between mentoring and spiritual formation among nontraditional theological seminary students
    Dunlow, Jacob, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2014, Ed.D.
    Subject: Religious education
  14. Motivations and Strategies to Adopt Healthy Lifestyle Habits: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis
    Dyehouse, Sara Kay, The University of West Florida, 2017, Ed.D.
    Subject: Public health
  15. A model for Biblical worldview development in Evangelical Christian emerging adults
    Erdvig, Roger Charles Stensrud, Liberty University, 2016, Ed.D.
    Subject: Education
  16. A correlation study of pk12 teacher experience, education level, turnover, and student achievement
    Walker, Ashlin C., Northcentral University, 2017, Ed.D.
    Subject: Early childhood education
    A Correlation Study of PK12 Teacher Experience, Education Level, Turnover, and Student Achievement
    Walker, Ashlin C., Northcentral University, 2017, Ed.D.
    Subject: Early childhood education
  17. Explicit strategic instruction: Closing the reading comprehension achievement gap
    Glennon, Juia Marie, New England College, 2015, Ed.D.
    Subject: Education
  18. A Quasi-Experimental Study of the Effectiveness of Pennsylvania's Mandatory Concussion Education Program for High School and Middle School Football Coaches
    Cuthbert, Randall, Northcentral University, 2018, Ed.D.
    Subject: Sports Management
    Teachers' perceptions regarding the use of Google Classroom and Google Docs and their impact on student engagement
    Morquin, Demian, Texas A&M University - Kingsville, 2016, Ed.D.
    Subject: Educational leadership
  19. The piano music of Mikhail Glinka
    Yurkovskaya, Irina, Temple University, 2005, D.M.A.
    Subject: Music
  20. Estilo de liderazgo del director y el clima organizacional de una escuela de excelencia
    Santiago, Risela B. Ferrer, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras (Puerto Rico), 2016, Ed.D.
    Subject: Educational leadership
    An Analysis of Social Media Marketing Strategies and Best Practices of Hospitality and Tourism Organizations
    Iacovou, Constantinos, Northcentral University, 2016, D.B.A.
    Subject: Marketing
    Journey to the Bedside: A Quality Improvement Project to Implement Bedside Report Utilizing Watson's Theory of Human Caring
    Jones, Rhonda, Gardner-Webb University, 2018, D.N.P.
    Subject: Nursing
    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. Associations between Control of Glucose, Diabetes Support Services, New Insulin Initiation and 30 day Hospital Readmission in Diabetes Patients
    Pembridge, Richard Louis, Jr., Grand Canyon University, 2017, Ed.D.
    Subject: Health care management
  22. An Examination of the Effectiveness of Project-Based Learning on Student Academic Achievement and Teacher Perceptions of Project-Based Learning
    Sahli, Robert, Concordia University Irvine, 2017, Ed.D.
    Subject: Curriculum development
    Team effectiveness: A validation study of Lencioni's five functions of a team
    Hamlin, Judy L., University of La Verne, 2008, Ed.D.
    Subject: Management
    A Qualitative Study of the Perceptions of Early Elementary Special Education Teachers on Flexible Seating and the Behavioral Needs of their Special Education Students
    Schrage, Heather Morgan, Northcentral University, 2018, Ed.D.
    Subject: Early childhood education
  23. Increasing Response Rates for Student Evaluations of Teaching for an Online Graduate Program
    Van Drie-Yockey, Sandra Jayne, Northcentral University, 2017, Ed.D.
    Subject: Higher education
  24. A Comparison of Student Focus, Engagement, and Classroom Climate After the Implementation of Mindful Meditation
    Lawson, Tara Dawn, Trevecca Nazarene University, 2019, Ed.D.
    Subject: Educational leadership
    The Relationship Between Servant Leadership, Effective Leadership, and Ethical Leadership: A Non-profit Organization Correlational Study
    Ramseur, Andrea Gayle, Grand Canyon University, 2018, Ed.D.
    Subject: Educational leadership
  25. Using Formative Assessments to Improve Student Learning Outcomes: A Study of the Different Types of Formative Assessments Teachers use to Drive Instruction and their Effects on Student Learning
    Alzina, Amy, Concordia University Chicago, 2016, Ed.D.
    Subject: Elementary education
    The Effectiveness of Direct Instruction in Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders to Answer "Wh-" Questions
    Cadette, Jessica N., Florida Atlantic University, 2015, Ed.D.
    Subject: Special education

Masters Theses

  1. Standardization of CMM Algorithms and Development of Inspection Maps for Geometric Tolerances
    Mani, Neelakantan, Arizona State University, 2011, M.S.
    Subject: Mechanical engineering
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Advantages and Disadvantages of Flexible Seating
    Havig, Jenna S., Minot State University, 2017, M.Ed.
    Subject: Education
    Solving Design Problems with Principles of Minimalism from De Stijl, Bauhaus and Swiss International Style Movements
    Sobayo, Olufemi, Mississippi College, 2017, M.F.A.
    Subject: Design
  6. 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
  7. Interactive hierarchical generate and test search
    Xu, Xin, University of Ottawa (Canada), 1991, M.C.SC.
    Subject: Computer science
  8. Performance of bus-type local area networks under correlated traffic patterns
    Chow, Ambrose Shu Yee, University of Alberta (Canada), 1991, M.SC.
    Subject: Computer science
    Dynamic scheduling strategies for pseudo parallel queues: Observing queues before joining
    Poon, Wai-Hang, University of Windsor (Canada), 1991, M.C.S.
    Subject: Computer science
  9. Ethical decision-making in disability management
    Jodoin, Shelley D., University of Northern British Columbia (Canada), 2009, M.A.
    Subject: Physical therapy
    Constructing the Voronoi diagram using two sweeps
    Wang, Sichao, University of Windsor (Canada), 1991, M.C.S.
    Subject: Computer science
    Organizational strategies that inspire and improve employee retention and morale
    Saliba, Soraya, Royal Roads University (Canada), 2007, M.A.
    Subject: Management
  10. Flexible Seating: Effects of Student Seating Type Choice in the Classroom
    Allen, Callie, Western Illinois University, 2018, M.S.Ed.
    Subject: Elementary education
  11. Understanding the Marketing and Management of Trails Using Pestel Analysis
    Fosher, Holly, University of New Hampshire, 2018, M.S.
    Subject: Recreation
  12. 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
    Cinema sisters: Laura Mulvey, Cindy Sherman, and the destruction of the male gaze
    Helt, Crystal, Azusa Pacific University, 2016, M.A.
    Subject: Film studies
  13. 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
  14. Demons, Dragons, Pigs and Wizards: Masculine Heroes and Altered Gender Roles in Hayao Miyazaki's Animated Films
    Rancher, Scott Martin, Chapman University, 2012, M.A.
    Subject: Film studies
  15. Artificial Intelligence: Issues of Consumer Privacy, Industry Risks, and Ethical Concerns
    Brubaker, Kyle, Utica College, 2018, M.S.
    Subject: Information technology
  16. Work-life balance: What are the current policy trends in the United States for dealing with the issue of work-life balance?
    Miller, Margaret, State University of New York Empire State College, 2011, M.A.
    Subject: Business administration
  17. Determining the effects of the think risk initiative as implemented by the Southern Nevada Health District
    Cronkhite, Karalin, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2016, M.P.H.
    Subject: Public health
    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
    Challenge stress, hindrance stress and work related outcomes: A cross cultural study
    Husen, Shima, Concordia University (Canada), 2009, M.Sc.
    Subject: Management
    Crisis Management in Social Media: The Importance of Social Media and How Companies Utilize Social Media in Crisis Situations
    Southorn, Isabell, Hawaii Pacific University, 2015, M.A.
    Subject: Communication
  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
  19. Impact of Budgeting Process on Performance of Small and Medium-Sized Manufacturing Companies in Kwara State
    Salaudeen, Asiat Bisola, Kwara State University (Nigeria), 2018, M.S.
    Subject: Accounting
  20. Negative Effects of Cyberbullying and Social Media Use among Young Adolescents
    Johnson, Auria La Rece, Texas Southern University, 2017, M.A.
    Subject: Communication
    Negative effects of cyberbullying and social media usage among young adolescents
    Johnson, Auria La Rece, Texas Southern University, 2017, M.A.
    Subject: Communication
    UBER: A Case Study in Strategy, Leadership and Change
    Spott, Patrick, The College of St. Scholastica, 2018, M.B.A.
    Subject: Management
    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
    Impact of Employee Motivation on Employee Retention Rates
    Dugovicova, Janka, Webster University, 2019, M.B.A.
    Subject: Management
    The "Fact of Blackness" does not exist: An evocative criticism of resistance rhetoric in academic policy debate and its (mis)use of Frantz Fanon's "Black Skin, White Masks"
    Bankey, Brendon, Wake Forest University, 2013, M.A.
    Subject: Communication
  21. Horror movie aesthetics: How color, time, space and sound elicit fear in an audience
    Fu, Xiangyi, Northeastern University, 2016, M.F.A.
    Subject: Design
    Black Lives Matter Media Framing Effects
    Jackenthal, Simone, The George Washington University, 2018, M.A.
    Subject: Political science
    The role of the protest singer/songwriter in antiwar movements in America: Vietnam vs. Afghanistan & Iraq
    Doherty, Glen, University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2012, M.A.
    Subject: Peace studies
    Doing business in china: The challenges and opportunities for foreign companies
    Mu, Liwen, University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2015, M.A.
    Subject: Economics
  22. Is social media only for white women? from #metoo to #mmiw
    Diehl, Sophie, Northern Arizona University, 2019, M.A.
    Subject: Political science
    Positive and Negative Effects of Social Media on Adolescent Well-Being
    Kennedy, Katie, Minnesota State University, Mankato, 2019, M.S.
    Subject: Health education
    Understanding the Nexus between Cryptocurrencies and Transnational Crime Operations
    Durrant, Sarah, City University of New York John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 2018, M.A.
    Subject: Criminology
  23. Crime Intelligence 2.0: Reinforcing Crowdsourcing using Artificial Intelligence and Mobile Computing
    Khanwalkar, Sanket Subhash, University of California, Irvine, 2016, M.S.
    Subject: Information science
    Automotive Crisis: Volkswagen's Emissions Scandal & Response Strategies
    Plute, Kelsey, West Virginia University, 2018, M.S.
    Subject: Journalism
    John Donne's misogyny
    Crandall, Richard, University of South Carolina, 2010, M.A.
    Subject: British & Irish literature
  24. A product lifecycle management framework to support the exchange of prototyping and testing information
    Toche Fumchum, Luc Boris, Ecole Polytechnique, Montreal (Canada), 2011, M.Sc.A.
    Subject: Systems science
    Media framing of antifa: a content analysis of top u.s. newspapers
    Fox, Zachary J., Southern Connecticut State University, 2019, M.S.
    Subject: Sociology
    Fulfilling the Bolshevik ideal: Love, art, and the communist identity in revolutionary Russia
    Shultz, Susan, University of Nebraska at Kearney, 2013, M.A.
    Subject: History
  25. Media literacy education: A media literacy campaign on the social significance of media literacy and its educational need
    Poliquin, Agnes, Gonzaga University, 2015, M.A.
    Subject: Communication
    Digital Activism: How Social Media Prevalence has Impacted Modern Activism
    Chapman, Kyle, University of Washington, 2016, Master's
    Subject: Sociology
    First person paparazzi: A systematic analysis of identity and reality in social media and video games
    Cirucci, Angela M., Temple University, 2011, M.A.
    Subject: Communication
    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