Dissertations and Theses - Education
(2015-07-16)This mixed method study investigates the contextual and personal factors that contribute to momentary fluctuation and long term change in children’s behavioral engagement and affect during a six-week intervention, between ...
(2015-07-15)Cognitive diagnostic modeling has become an important field of psychometric research. The models are special because they provide examinees with diagnostic information regarding whether or not they have mastered individual ...
"You don't speak correct English": Teacher knowledge about linguistic diversity/language acquisition and its role in pedagogy (2015-07-15)This dissertation is a qualitative multi-case study of in-service teachers Sara and Raniya and pre-service teacher Tiera (all pseudonyms), who varied in grade level and experience in teaching. The purpose of the study was ...
Beyond the open door: an analysis of the impact of participating in a first-year learning community across social identity groups (2015-07-17)Upon admission, colleges and universities provide students with a promise of student life and graduation as represented in photographs of the institution. However, this promise is often unmet for the number of freshmen ...
(2015-07-24)When it comes to looking at the African American males’ conception of manhood, there is a need for future research exploring the entire life span in order to get a better understanding of the socialization process that ...