# Browse Dissertations and Theses - Education by Title

• (2014-05-30)
This dissertation explores how literacy instruction is organized for, taught, and experienced by five adolescent, African American, male students in an eighth grade English/Language Arts classroom. With this dissertation, ...

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• (1997)
These findings support similar studies that have shown that the realization of a technological innovation is socially constructed. The use of this particular NLE was shaped by its historical development and the emergent ...

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• (1991)
This study chronicled the intertextual links generated by 8 able readers as they read a five-passage tableau. Each reader silently read the passages and reported aloud their thoughts during a $2{1\over2}$ to 3 hour session. ...

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• (2019-07-22)
When observations (trials) are nested within combinations of subjects and stimuli, crossed random effects models simultaneously take into account both fixed effects and random effects of the subjects and stimuli; however, ...

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• (2018-04-20)
This dissertation uses a case study to explore issues of college access for low-income, first-generation urban African American students. This project also examines the work of Mr. Silas Purnell, the man I have deemed as ...

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• (2020-05-08)
Utilizing a theoretical framework grounded in critical race theory and culturally relevant pedagogy, the purpose of this qualitative case study was to explore the perceptions of preservice teachers (in a four-year university) ...

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• (2019-04-01)
The purpose of this study was to examine advancement toward three tasks of psychosocial development for a national group of academic peer advisors. Previous research and program evaluations have shown the positive impact ...

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• (2019-12-09)
While new patterns of scientific collaboration are now emerging such that scientists in advanced and emerging economies link with those in less developed economies, often based in global South, and generate significant ...

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• (2019-04-15)
This study described the decision processes used by managers from small-medium enterprises (SMEs) whether to participate in government-sponsored training programs in Malaysia. Research discovered that SMEs are critical ...

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• (2019-07-08)
While the literature provides useful insights into the nature of experts, much less attention has been paid to how individuals become experts in their jobs in the first place and what they do with their domain-specific ...

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• (2016-05-13)
There are many education reform models intended to close the achievement gap between different groups of students (i.e., students from different racial and ethnic backgrounds, students of differing household income levels, ...

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• (2018-07-12)
National studies have shown that most teachers receive summative evaluation ratings of “satisfactory” or “excellent,” but more are underperforming than evaluation data indicate (Kraft & Gilmour, 2017). Illinois enacted ...

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• (2016-04-18)
Augusta Braxston Baker (1911-1998) was a Black American librarian whose tenure within the New York Public Library (NYPL) system lasted for more than thirty years. This study seeks to shed light upon Baker’s educational ...

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• (2016-07-01)
This study examines the doctrine of biblical inerrancy as an expression of evangelical traditioning and Bibliology. It raises the question of whether or not inerrancy can serve as a pedagogically responsible foundation ...

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• (2017-04-11)
Higher education is no longer a national concept, but rather a global concept. Globalization has enacted competition as a new driving force in higher education. This includes competition for students, faculty, research, ...

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• (2017-12-12)
This thesis explores whether or not the changing of students’ latent trait influences the power and the lag performance of a detection procedure based on Item Response Theory for successfully identifying a compromised item ...

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• (2016-07-11)
The purpose of this study was to use a practical–participatory evaluative method (Cousins & Whitmore, 1998) to develop and critically evaluate a diversity education program for police recruits. The Policing in a Multiracial ...

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• (2020-04-27)
Racism and racial microaggressions on college campuses are daily occurrences for students of color, with White students usually being the perpetrators (Bonilla-Silva, 2018; Sue et al, 2007). Most studies on racism and ...

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• (2019-04-11)
Decision-making is a core competency of managers. According to the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM, 2008), decision-making is the most critical and common competency that managers utilize for managing teams, ...

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• (2020-04-15)
Family-professional partnership is an essential component of the special education process for children with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (IDD; Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 2004). However, ...

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