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College of Education Doctoral Dissertations and Master's Thesis Listing

Department Name Dissertation/Thesis Title Doctoral Advisor Semester/year
Dissertations
ELRM Ruth Pacheco The Fork in the Road: Determining Factors for Diverse Students Choosing a Non-profit, Open-Access Institution Versus a For- Profit, Open-Access Institution Dr. Frankie Laanan Spring/ 2017
ELRM Jeannette S. Sullivan The Relationship Between McGregor’s Leadership Theory and Happiness Among Higher Educational Leaders. Dr. Pat Maslin-Ostrowski Spring/ 2017
ELRM Bryan L. Wilkins Teacher Perspectives on The Marzano Teacher Evaluation Model during year one of Implementation. Dr. Meredith Moutford Spring/ 2017
ELRM Jaclyn Falcone For Pets’ Sake: Is There a Need for Dog Safety Community Education? Dr. Valerie Bryan Spring/ 2017
ELRM Cheryl Shields-Proctor The Relationship Between Mandatory 3rd Grade Retention and School Performance in Florida. Dr. Daniel Reyes-Guerra Spring/ 2017
ESHP Mary Jansen Relationships Between Diet and Physical Activity Lifestyle Factors and Body Composition, Waist Circumference, and Body Mass Index in Postmenopausal Women. Dr. Robert Zoeller Spring/ 2017
Dissertations
ELRM Joaquin G Martinez Teacher Education Students at Miami Dade College: Perceptions of High Impact Practices. Dr. Debra Floyd Fall/ 2016
ELRM Lisa A Byard Was I Ready? The Perceptions of Preparedness of New Student Affairs Professionals Who Served as Graduate Assistants. Dr. Frankie Laanan Fall/ 2016
ELRM Paul-Arthur Pierre-Louis Exploring the College Choice and Sense of Belonging of Haitian Students at a Highly Selective HBCU. Dr. Frankie Laanan Fall/ 2016
Dissertations
CCEI Christine N Rodriguez Teacher Expertise in Motion: A Theory of the Synergistic Gears That Shape and Sustain Teacher Expertise. Dr. Emery Hyslop-Margison Summer/ 2016
CCEI Andrew Binder Fostering Creativity Using Special Library Collections: A Case Study of The Arthur & Mata Jaffe Center For The Book Arts. Dr. Roberta Weber Summer/ 2016
CCEI Allison Berger Going on the Grid: Secondary Teachers’ Implementation of Mobile Handheld Devices as Instructional Tools. Dr. Roberta Weber Summer/ 2016
ELRM Kristin Brittain Self-Directed Learning and the Lupus Patient: Using Adult Education Strategies to Actively Cope with Chronic Illness. Dr. Valerie Bryan Summer/ 2016
ELRM Wade Berstler Historians of 19th Baseball: Exploring Their Experiences Regarding Their Avocation. Dr. Valerie Bryan Summer/ 2016
ELRM Einav Cabrera The Quest for Charter School Enrollment: Reported Innovations and Student Achievement. Dr. Pat Maslin-Ostrowski Summer/ 2016
Dissertations
CCEI Audrita Drayton A CASE STUDY OF THE REPORTED USE OF METACOGNITIVE READING STRATEGIES BY POSTSECONDARY INSTRUCTORS OF DEVELOPMENTAL READING COURSES WITH STRUGGLING ADULT READERS TO INCREASE COMPREHENSION Dr. Traci Baxley Spring/ 2016
CCEI Michael Francis INVESTIGATING APPROACHES TO MEDIA LITERACY: AN ANALYSIS OF MEDIA LITERACY ORGANIZATIONS Dr. Emery Hyslop-Margison Spring/ 2016
CCEI Karen Walter AN ANALYSIS OF HIGH-PERFORMING SCIENCE STUDENTS’ PREPARATION FOR COLLEGIATE SCIENCE COURSES Dr. Roberta Weber Spring/ 2016
CE Lauren Cohen THE IMPACT OF READY TO LEARN, A SCHOOL COUNSELOR–LED INTERVENTION, ON PROSOCIAL SKILLS AND READING SKILLS OF FIRST GRADE STUDENTS Dr. Greg Brigman Spring/ 2016
ELRM Anelle Alfred The impact of Shifting Funding Levels on the Institutional Effectiveness of Historically Black Colleges and Universities Dr. Dianne Wright Spring/ 2016
ELRM Keith G. Feit Improving School Performance: Leader Autonomy and Entrepreneurial Orientation Dr. John Pisapia Spring/ 2016
ELRM Jamonique Harrison PREDICTING GRADUATION RATES AT NON-RESIDENTIAL RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES Dr. Debra Floyd Spring/ 2016
ELRM Miquel Montanez-Martinez Multiple Measures As A Placement Instrument in Mathematics At Florida State Colleges Dr. Debra Floyd Spring/ 2016
ELRM Maria Osoria AN ASSESSMENT OF Leadership Practice in High Schools: Improving Graduation Rates Dr. Pat Maslin-Ostrowski Spring/ 2016
ESE Kerri Parmelee Morse ENHANCING INDEPENDENT TASK PERFORMANCE OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES THROUGH THE USE OF AN IPAD APPLICATION Dr. Charles Duke Spring/ 2016
Dissertations
CCEI Fernando Antunez "The Effectiveness of the National Board Certification on the Advanced Placement Calculus AB Exam " Dr. Joseph Furner Fall/ 2015
CCEI Martha Brown "Talking in Circles: A Mixed Method Study of School ‐Wide Restorative Practices in Two Urban Middle Schools. " D. Gail Burnaford Fall/ 2015
CCEI Mirynne Igualada "The Beliefs of Advanced Placement Teachers: Equity and Access to Advanced Placement Courses " Dr. Dilys Schoorman Fall/ 2015
CCEI Alise O'Brien "Perceptions of Academic Resilience Among Teachers and Twelfth Grade Adolescent Girls. " Dr. Gail Burnaford Fall/ 2015
CCEI Cheryl Shamon "Responding to the Florida Teacher Standards for the English as a Second Language Endorsement: A Study of Elementary Preservice Teachers' Perceptions " Dr. Hanizah Zainuddin Fall/ 2015
CCEI Kristen Shealy Impact of Collaborative Work Analysis Professional Development on Teacher Practice and Student Writing Dr. Gail Burnaford Fall/ 2015
CCEI Simone Tuinhoff de Moed "Exploring Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Voices: A Critical Case Study with Middle School Students." Dr. Gail Burnaford Fall/ 2015
CE Anthony Foster An Investigate of the Program Curriculum Leading to Successful Sobriety in a Substance Abuse Residential Treatment Center in Florida Dr. Elizabeth Villares Fall/ 2015
ELRM Laura Antczak Community College Baccalaureate Transitions in Florida: Student Affairs Perspectives Dr. Deborah Floyd Fall/ 2015
ELRM David Atwell DIGITAL EDIFICATION: AN ANALYSIS OF TECHNOLOGY READINESS AND CONCEPT OF ABILITY IN SCHOOL DISTRICTOF PALM BEACH COUNTY K-12 SCHOOL LEADERS Dr. C.X. Wang Fall/ 2015
ELRM Lulrick Balzora An Examination of African-American Male Awareness of and Application to Honors Programs Dr. Dianne Wright Fall/ 2015
ELRM Stephen Johnson Concurrent Enrollment and Academic Performance of Community College English Language Learners Dr. Deborah Floyd Fall/ 2015
ELRM Adam Miller Florida School Choice Policies and Democracy: Origins and Destinations Dr. Meredith Mountford Fall/ 2015
ELRM Lori Miller The Perceived Impact of Technology-Based Informal Learning on Membership Organizations Dr. Valerie Bryan Fall/ 2015
ELRM Illyas Mohammad Globalization and Higher Education in Florida’s State University System Dr. Ira Bogotch Fall/ 2015
ELRM Karen Pain The Impact of Voluntary Remediation on Gateway Course Success and Minority and Low-income Students in Florida Colleges Dr. Deborah Floyd Fall/ 2015
Dissertations
CCEI Jill A. East WRITING, ELEMENTARY TEACHERS, AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS: A CASE STUDY OF TEACHER REPORTED PEDAGOGICAL KNOWLEDGE AND COLLABORATIVE INQUIRY IN A TITLE 1 SCHOOL Dr. Gail Burnaford Summer/ 2015
CCEI Kalisha Waldon BLACK ADOLESCENTS’ CRITICAL ENCOUNTERS WITH MEDIA AND THE COUNTERACTING POSSIBILITIES OF CRITICAL MEDIA LITERACY Dr. Dilys Schoorman Summer/ 2015
CE Michael C. Kane THE EFFECT OF STUDENT PARTICIPATION IN STUDENT SUCCESS SKILLS ON THE ACADEMIC BEHAVIORS AND KEY LEARNING SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES ASSOCIATED WITH COLLEGE-CAREER READINESS Dr. Greg Brigman Summer/ 2015
CE Christina Ladd THE EFFECT OF CASE CONCEPTUALIZATION TRAINING ON COUNSELOR COMPETENCE AND THE INFLUENCE OF SELF-EFFICACY Dr. Len Sperry Summer/ 2015
ELRM Teeranai Ovathanasin " PERCEIVED JOB SATISFACTION OF RESIDENT ASSISTANTS IN STUDENT HOUSING AT THREE FLORIDA PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES " Dr. Deborah Floyd Summer/ 2015
ELRM Karen Marie Fay AN ANALYSIS OF THE LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES OF SPECIALIZED NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT DEGREE PROGRAMS Dr. Valerie Bryan Summer/ 2015
Thesis Projects
ESHP Rocky Blanco "TEMPORAL RESPONSE OF CREATINE KINASE AND FIBROBLAST GROWTH FACTOR-21 TO HIGH AND LOW REPETITION RESISTANCE TRAINING PROGRAMS " Dr. Michael Zourdos Summer/ 2015
ESHP Chad Dolan THE INFLUENCE OF TIME-EQUATED TRAINING PROGRAMS ON MUSCLE HYPERTROPHY, STRENGTH, AND BODY COMPOSITION Dr. Michael Zourdos Summer/ 2015
ESHP Justin Quiles Acute and Temporal Responses of Brain–Derived Neurotrophic Factor and Interleukin-6 to High and Low Repetition Resistance Training Programs Dr. Michael Zourdos Summer/ 2015
Dissertations
CCEI Kyla Williams "A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF FIRST GENERATION BLACK MALE COLLEGE STUDENTS’ PERCEPTIONS OF THEIR PREPARATION FOR COLLEGE LEVEL MATHEMATICS " Dr. Dilys Schoorman Spring/ 2015
CCEI Karen L. Cook UNDERSTANDING HOW NATIONAL BOARD CERTIFIED SECONDARY MATHEMATICS TEACHERS INTEGRATE ACADEMIC AND SOCIAL KNOWLEDGE OF STUDENTS INTO THEIR PRACT Dr. Gail Burnaford Spring/ 2015
CCEI Rebecca Hamilton Multicultural Education and High School English Teachers: A Teacher Awareness Study Dr. Roberta Weber Spring/ 2015
CE Jenny L. Chien THE RELATIONSHIP OF PERCEIVED STRESS, RELIGIOUS COPING STYLES, AND MENTAL HEALTH SYMPTOMS IN UNIVERSITY STUDENTS Dr. Len Sperry Spring/ 2015
ELRM Lauren Adamo THE INFLUENCE OF UNIVERSITY STUDENT LEADER’S COGNTIVE AND BEHAVIORAL AGILITY ON ORGANIZATIONAL MEMBER COMMITMENT Dr. John Pisapia Spring/ 2015
ELRM Carolyn Siniscalchi Bogaski A Private School Leadership Perspective On Highly Qualified Middle School Science Teachers Dr. Patricia Maslin-Ostrowski Spring/ 2015
ELRM Barbara June Rodriquez "An Examination of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges’ Quality Enhancement Plans at two Institutions Through the Lens of Quality Improvement" Dr. Deborah Floyd and Dr. Patricia Maslin-Ostrowski Spring/ 2015
ELRM Faith Gordon Transformational Learning and Self-Efficacy: An Investigation Into Their Role In Prophylactic Mastectomy Dr. Valerie Bryan Spring/ 2015
ELRM Edwiygh Franck THE ANALYSIS OF BARRIERS AND MOTIVATORS OF EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE STUDENTS ENROLLED IN A STATE COLLEGE CUSTOMIZED ECE ESL COURSE Dr. Valerie Bryan Spring/ 2015
ESE Jessica Cadette "The Effectiveness of Direct Instruction in Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders to Answer “Wh-” Questions" Dr. Cynthia Wilson Spring/ 2015
ESE Elisa Cruz-Torres PROMOTING DAILY LIVING SKILLS FOR ADOLESCENTS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS VIA PARENT DELIVERY OF VIDEO PROMPTING ON THE IPAD® Dr. Cynthia Wilson Spring/ 2015
Thesis Projects
ESHP Elizabeth Pittinger "THE EFFECT OF MENOPAUSAL STATUS ON SUBSTRATE UTILIZATION IN YOUNGER WOMEN DURING SUBMAXIMAL EXERCISE " Dr. Robert Zoeller Spring/ 2015
Dissertations
CCEI Vikaash Moosai Elementary School Teacher's Perceptions of Bullying and Anti-Bullying Curriculum: A Qualitative Case Study Dr. Emery Hyslop-Margison Fall /2014
CCEI Melissa Rose Renda The Effect of a Student Achievement Curriculum on Grade 9 Completion Rate and Student Engagement Dr. Greg Brigman Fall /2014
ELRM Idell McLaughlin-Jones Transformational Experiences Of African American American Women: Their Critical Refections as Former Migrants who Evolved From Harvest Of Shame To Seeds of Hope Dr. Valerie Bryan Fall /2014
ESE Lynn Jackson The Effects of Learning Strategy Training on the Writing performance of College Students with Asperger's Syndrome Dr. Mary Louise Duffy Fall /2014
CCEI Betul Erkan A Comparison of Practices for Teaching Math Word Problems in Turkey and the United States Dr. Hanizah Zainuddin Summer/ 2014
CCEI Tiffany L. McCahill Teacher Perceptions of Resonse to Intervention for English Learners Dr. Gail Burnaford Summer/ 2014
CCEI Olga Vazquez An Investigation of the Teaching Practices of Music Teaching Artists Participating in Four Selected Elementary School Arts Integration Projects Dr. Gail Burnaford Summer/ 2014
CE Elizabeth Smith Kelsey The Effect Of Case Conceptulalization Traning on Cometence and it Relationship Cognitive Complexity Dr. Len Sperry Summer/ 2014
CE Sherron Brown The Effect Of Ready For Success, A Counselor-Led Intervention Program, On Reading Scores Of Hispanic And African American 3rd Grad Students In Title One Elementary Schools Dr. Greg Brigman Summer/ 2014
CE Havovi Shroff Family Resiliency, Sense of Coherence, Social Support and Psychosocial Interventions: Reducing Caregiver Burden and Determining The Quality of Life in Persons with Alzheimer's Disease Dr. Michael Frain Summer/ 2014
ELRM Nancy McDonald In-Country: Identification of Transformational Learning and Leadership In Human Rights Observers Dr. Valerie Bryan Summer/ 2014
Thesis Projects
ESHP Alex Kemp The Effects of High and Low Repetition Daily Undulating Periodization Models With Equated Volume On Strenght and Hypertrophy In Trained Males Dr. Michael Zourdos Summer/ 2014
ESHP James T. Mock THE EFFECT OF ACUTE MODERATE-INTENSITY CONTINUOUS AND HIGH-INTENSITY INTERVAL EXERCISE ON SERUM BRAIN-DERIVED NEUROTROPHIC FACTOR IN RECREATIONALLY TRAINED MALES Dr. Michael Whitehurst Summer/ 2014
ESHP Aaron Slusher Relationships of Fibroblast Growth Factor 21 with Inflammation and Insulin Resistance in Resonse to Acute Exercise in Obese Individuals Dr. Chun-Jung Huang Summer/ 2014
Dissertations
CCEI Jillian Powers Lutheran School Teachers' Instructional Usage of the Interactive Whiteboard Dr. Roberta Weber Spring/ 2014
CCEI Sabrina Richards Equitable Access to Educational Resources: An Investigation of the Distribution of Teacher Quality Across Secondary Schools in South Florida Dr. Gail Burnaford Spring/ 2014
CE Alexandra Cunningham Effects of the Relationship Enhancement Program on Social Skills, Empathy and Social Support for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders Dr. Len Sperry Spring/ 2014
ELRM Sherry Andre Reliability and Validation Study of the Online Instinctual Variant Questionnaire Dr. Valerie Bryan Spring/ 2014
ELRM Noemi Coltea Social Impact of Entrepreneurial Immigrants Dr. Valerie Bryan Spring/ 2014
ELRM Gesulla Cavanaugh An Examination of Biomedical Intellectual Reputation in Relationship to Graduates’ Productivity, Regional Innovation and Absorptive Capacity at Selected Universities Worldwide Dr. Dianne Wright Spring/ 2014
ELRM Harry Daniel Effects of the Four Pillars on Statewide High School Graduation Rates Dr. John Pisapia Spring/ 2014
ELRM Susan Dennett A Study to Compare the Critical Thinking Dispositions Between Chinese and American College Students Dr. Valerie Bryan Spring/ 2014
ELRM Tameka L. King Resegregation: The Impact on Education Dr. Robert Shockley Spring/ 2014
ELRM Jessica Miles The Impact of Students' Choice of Time of Day for Class Activity and Their Sleep Quality on Academic Performance in Multidisciplinary Distance Education Courses Dr. Valerie Bryan Spring/ 2014
ELRM Thomas Nguyen Perceptions of Lawyers on Career Transition, Transferable Skills, and Preparation for Community College Leadership Dr. Deborah Floyd Spring/ 2014
ELRM Elizabeth Swann Adult Learning for Healthy Aging: Aninvestigation of Health Literacy and Technology use in Older Adults Dr. Valerie Bryan Spring/ 2014
ELRM Tommy Tucker Virtual K-12 Leadership: A Postmodern Paradigm Dr. Ira Bogotch Spring/ 2014
ELRM Jonathan M. Leff Does Leadership Matter?: The Relationship of School Dr. Patricia Maslin-Ostrowski Spring/ 2014
Dissertations
CCEI Barbara Becraft Exploring pedagogical relationships within a culture of creativity in a Reggio Emilia-inspired school. Dr. Gail Burnaford Fall/ 2013
CCEI Rebecca Solomon The impact of parent communications and expectations on teacher practices in private Jewish day schools. Dr. Roberta Weber Fall/ 2013
CCEI Shoba Thachil Factors that relate to the persistence of first-generation undergraduate students in a public university. Dr. Hanizah Zainuddin Fall/ 2013
CCEI Christine Todd An examination of how middle school science teachers conduct collaborative inquiry and reflection about students’ conceptual understanding Dr. Roberta Weber Fall/ 2013
CCEI Samantha Uribe Curriculum-based readers theatre as an approach to teaching English language learners: teachers’ perceptions after professional development and classroom implementation Dr. Gail Burnaford Fall/ 2013
CE Jodie Weinstein The effect of the student success skills small group counseling intervention on factors associated with dropout potential in high school Dr. Elizabeth Villares Fall/ 2013
ELRM Mehran Basiratmand Transformation of Palm Beach Community College to Palm Beach State College: a case study Dr. Patricia Maslin-Ostrowski Fall/ 2013
ELRM Frank Gaines An exploratory examination of “pockets of success” in creating urban high schools of opportunity for LSES students Dr. Ira Bogotch Fall/ 2013
ELRM Keietta Givens A new look at distributive leadership in title I and non-title I schools: does distributive leadership impact student achievement and school culture? Dr. Meredith Mountford Fall/ 2013
ELRM Keara Sodano Early environmental adult education: an oral history of citizen researchers' learning in the Appalachian land ownership study, 1979-1881 Dr. Valerie Bryan Fall/ 2013
ELRM Courtney Curatolo The public official leadership experience: a case study of leadership collier and its impact on motivating and empowering select citizens Dr. Valerie Bryan Fall/ 2013
ESE David Garcia Effectiveness of modeling and rehearsal to teach fire safety skills to children with autism Dr. Charles Dukes Fall/ 2013
Dissertations
CCEI Ana Escuder Middle school teachers' usage of dynamic mathematics learning environments as cognitive instructional tools Dr. Yash Bhagwanji Summer/ 2013
CCEI Cynthia Schaub Preservice teachers' developing beliefs about diversity as revealed through reflection and discourse Dr. Gail Burnaford Summer/ 2013
CCEI Kristen Patton The self-regulation of a child with cochlear implants within a school environment Dr. Yash Bhagwanji Summer/ 2013
CCEI Christine Higgins Understanding teacher leadership and professional learning in a secondary mathematics department Dr. Roberta Weber Summer/ 2013
CE Ashley Luedke Affect coding within the therapeutic relationship Dr. Paul Peluso Summer/ 2013
ELRM Monica Nicoll The development of emotional intelligence in at-risk female adolescents Dr. Robert Shockley Summer/ 2013
ELRM Jeffrey Nasse Perceptions of professionalism: A case study of community college baccalaureate faculty Dr. Deborah Floyd Summer/ 2013
ELRM Paul Metcalf An exploratory analysis of the dimensionality of the mechanisms that drive private giving among alumni association member donors and non-member donors Dr. Dianne Wright Summer/ 2013
ELRM Leo Nesmith The vestiges of brown: An analysis of the placements of african american principals in florida public schools (2010-2011) Dr. Ira Bogotch Summer/ 2013
ELRM Karline Prophete How race, gender, and pell status affect the persistence and degree attainment rates of dual enrollment students Dr. Meredith Mountford Summer/ 2013
ELRM Christopher Simmons Dropout prevention: A study of prevention programs used by highschools to increase graduation rate Dr. Meredith Mountford Summer/ 2013
ELRM Francis Serra Florida carrer and technology education: A comparative analysis of CTE program participants as a percentage of total high school population for the state of florida Dr. Robert Shockley Summer/ 2013
ESE Carlotta Rody Digital Assist: A comparison of two note-taking methods (Traditional vs. digital pen) for students with emotional behavioral disorders Dr. Michael Brady Summer/ 2013
Thesis
CSD Jamie Heidenreich Effects of visual feedback on developmental stuttering Dr. Dale Williams Summer/ 2013
Dissertations
ESE Lisa Finn Using watchminder to increase the on-task behavior of students with autism spectrum disorder Dr. Rangasamy Ramasamy Summer/ 2013
Thesis
ESHP Keith Brazendale An empirical study of children's enjoyment and perveived competence in physical education and its effects on their physical activity participation outside of school Dr. Sue Graves Summer/ 2013
Dissertations
CCEI Seth Alper Advanced Placement (AP) social studies teachers' use of academic course blogs as a supplemental resource for student learning Dr. Roberta Weber Spring/ 2013
CCEI Rebecca Kerr Comparing levels of school performance to science teachers' reports on knowledge/skills, instructional use and student use of computers Dr. Gail Burnaford Spring/ 2013
CCEI Barbara Perez Teacher quality and teaching quality of 7th-grade Algebra 1 Honors teachers Dr. Roberta Weber Spring/ 2013
CE John W. McIlveen The Relationship between Parental, Lifestyle, Attachment Style and the Mediating Effect of Family Environment on the Characteristics of Their Adult Children in Substance Abuse Treatment Dr. Paul Peluso Spring/ 2013
CE Pamela Spina The effects of the proactive personality on the levels of job satisfaction and burnout for licensed mental health counselors Dr. Paul Peluso Spring/ 2013
ELRM Michael Hrabak Policy and Practice: An Analysis of 2001 Florida Senate Bill 1162 Dr. Deborah Floyd Spring/ 2013
ELRM Julie Nash An examination of the role and career paths of chief research administrators in selected major research universities in the United States Dr. Dianne Wright Spring/ 2013
ELRM Carole Pfeffer Assessing goal intent and achievement of university learning community students Dr. Deborah Floyd Spring/ 2013
ELRM Scott Smith The concept of fit intersections in educational leadership Dr. Ira Bogotch Spring/ 2013
ESE Mary Taber Use of a mathematics word problem strategy to improve achievement for students with mild disabilities Dr. Mary Louise Duffy Spring/ 2013
Dissertations
CCEI Eudora Stephens Leading the Way: The Relationship Between Effective Teachers' Interactions with Their Students and Their Students' Interactions with Each Other in Two Multi-Grade Parcohial Classrooms Dr. Gail Burnaford Fall/ 2012
CE Raffaela Peter Attachment , Locus of Control and Romantic Intimacy in Adult Children of Alcholics: Acorrelational Investigation Dr. Paul Peluso Fall/ 2012
ELRM Krista Allison Experiences and Perceptions as Expressed By Adolescent Females at a Residential Treatment Center Dr. Valerie Bryan Fall/ 2012
ELRM Joyce Krzemienski The Impact of Stress on Elementary School Principals and Their Effective Coping Mechanisms Dr. Meredith Mountford Fall/ 2012
ELRM Courtney Purnell Exploring Teachers' Perceptions of Professional Development in Virtual Learning Teams Dr. Valerie Bryan Fall/ 2012
ELRM Mary Webster The Possibilities for School Leadership Discourse Within the Dominant Discourse of Public Education A Critical Autoethnography Dr. Ira Bogotch Fall/ 2012
ELRM Michael Hrabak Policy and Practice: An Analysis of 2001 Florida Senate Bill 1162 Dr. Deborah Floyd Spring/ 2013
Dissertations
CCEI Rachayita Shah The Contributions of a Holocaust and Human Rights Education Program ro Teacher Learning Dr. Dilys Schoorman Summer/ 2012
CE Jennifer Bilot The Relationship Between Wellness and Burnout Among Novice Counselors Dr. Paul Peluso Summer/ 2012
CE Steven Vensel Mobbing, Burnout, and Religious Coping Styles Among Protestant Clergy: A Structural Equation Model and its Implications for Counselors Dr. Paul Peluso Summer/ 2012
CE Jacqueline Wirth The Effect of a Classroom Intervention on Adolescent Wellness, Success Skills, and Academic Performance Dr. Elizabeth Villares Summer/ 2012
ELRM Denise P. Barret-Johnson How Jamaican Administrators in a Large School District in FL Perceive Ethnicity, Gender, and Mentoring have Impacted Thier Career Experiences: A Phenmenological Study Dr. Robert Shockley Summer/ 2012
ELRM Lindsay Jesteadt Principals' Knowledge of Special Education Policies and Procedures: Does it Matter in Leadership? Dr. Meredith Mountford Summer/ 2012
ELRM Colin Philip Roche Canaadian Professional Chefs' Perceived Value of Formal Culinary Education and It's Relationship with Industry Success Dr. Deborah Floyd Summer/ 2012
Dissertations
CCEI Debbie Beaudry Technology and Fifth Grade Teaching: A Study of Teacher Reported Classroom Practice, Professional Development, Access, and Support Dr. Gail Burnaford Spring/ 2012
CCEI Cathy Bonner Exploring the Impact of Electronic Textbook Tools on Student Achievement in World History Dr. James McLaughlin Spring/ 2012
CCEI Tammy Bresnahan Development Experiences that Influence Mentor Teachers' Dr. Gail Burnaford Spring/ 2012
CCEI Sophia Munro The Self-Reported Use of Metacognitive Reading Strategies of Community College Students Dr. Gail Burnaford Spring/ 2012
CCEI Carmen Newstreet Reading Strategies in Secondary Social Studies: Teacher Reported Practice and Professional Development Dr. Gail Burnaford Spring/ 2012
CCEI Joshua Strate Predictors of Scientific Understanding of Middle School Students Dr. David Kumar Spring/ 2012
CE Julianne Agonis Family Resiliency, Family Needs and Community Re-Integration in Persons with Brain Injury Dr. Michael Frain Spring/ 2012
ELRM Jacqueline Ackerina The Call of Public Service Motivation and Professional Commitment in Education Dr. Ira Bogotch Spring/ 2012
ELRM Maria Hersey The Development of Global-Mindedness: School Leadership Perspectives Dr. Ira Bogotch Spring/ 2012
ELRM Dildra Martin-Ogburn Cultivating Supportive, Professional Relationships Among Black Women in Educational Leadership: Shattering the Mirror of Self-Destruction Dr. Meredith Mountford Spring/ 2012
ELRM Kevin Perry The Art of Leadership: A Study of Administrative Practices in Florida's Schools of the Arts Dr. Ira Bogotch Spring/ 2012
ELRM Deborah Robinson A Comparative Holistic, Multiple-Case Study of the Implementation of the Strategic Thinking Protocol and Traditional Strategic Planning Processes At a Southeastern University. Dr. John Pisapia Spring/ 2012
Thesis Projects
ESHP Korey Kilsdonk Effects of Compression Stockings on Cycling Perfromance in Moderately Trained Females Dr. Michael Whitehurst Spring/ 2012
ESHP Kelley Rhoads An Educational Tobacco Intervention: Impact of the Health Belief Model on College Students Dr. Tina Penhollow Spring/ 2012
Dissertations
CE Velouse Jean-Jacques The effects of Culturally Translated School Counselor-LED Intervetion on the Academic Achievement Fourth and Fifth Grade Haitian Students Dr. Greg Brigman Fall/ 2011
CE Ivett Urbina The Effects of Student Participation in the Cultural Spanish Translation of the Student Success Skills Programs on High School Student Achievement Dr. Greg Brigman Fall/ 2011
ELRM Richard Cunnigham Florida's Perfromance Accountability System and the Effectiveness of Worksforce Education Providers Dr. John Pisapia Fall/ 2011
ELRM Ancil DeLuz Retention in Florida Community Colleges: A Study of the 205-2008 Academic Years Dr. John Pisapia Fall/ 2011
ELRM Angela Iudica University Educational Leadership Technology Course Syllabi Alignment with State and National Technology Standards Dr. Patricia Maslin-Ostrowski Fall/ 2011
ELRM Jessica Pena-Lopez A Study of Persistence of Undergraduate Women Majoring in Engineering and Math Dr. Ira Bogotch Fall/ 2011
ELRM Ana Porro Investigation of Instructional Startegies Designed to Promote Achievement and Retention in Online Mathematics Classes Dr. Valerie Bryan Fall/ 2011
ELRM Maria de L. Rodriguez English Language Learners in Florida: A Dissertation About a Legal and Policy Study of Florida's Multicultural Education Training and Advocacy (Meta) Conscent Decree Dr. Ira Bogotch Fall/ 2011
ESE Janice Russell The Impact of Fluency Intervention on the Oral Reading Fluency and Comprehension of Middle School Students with Learning Disabilities Dr. Lydia Smiley Fall/ 2011
ELRM E. Allen Bottorff, II The community college baccalaureate a study of capital costs in Florida Dr. Deborah Floyd Fall/ 2011
Thesis
ESHP Friederike Feil The Effects of Compression Socks on the Perception of Post Exercise Muscle Soreness Dr. Michael Whitehurst Fall/ 2011
Dissertations
CCEI Melissa Parks The Nature of Elementary Students' Science Discourse and Conceptual Learning Dr. Gail Burnaford Summer/ 2011
CCEI Karin Lynn St. Pierre Influences on Hispanic Satudent Success at the Community College Dr. James McLaughlin Summer/ 2011
CCEI Karla Yurick Effects of Problem-Based Learning with Web-Anchored Instruction in Nanotechnology on the Science Conceptual Understanding, the Attitude Towards Science, and the Perception of Science in Society of Elementary Students Dr. David Kumar Summer/ 2011
CE Melissa Mariani The Effect of Student Participation in Student Success Skills on Pro-Social and Bullying Behavior Dr. Linda Webb Summer/ 2011
CE Jonathan Sperry The Relationship of Self Transcendence, Social Interest, and Spirituality to Well-Being in HIV/AIDS Adults Dr. Paul Peluso Summer/ 2011
ELRM E. Allen Bottorff The Community College Baccalaureate: A Study of Capital Costs in Florida Dr. Deborah Floyd Summer/ 2011
ELRM Mary Cassell Third Age Adult English Language Learners in Nonformal Library Settings Dr. Valerie Bryan Summer/ 2011
ELRM Randye Shanfield The President of the United States as Charismatic Leader: Analysis of the Presidents' Role and Success in Influencing Education Policy between 1981-2009 Dr. Robert Shockley Summer/ 2011
ELRM John Vassilou A Comparative Analysis of the Success of Students Placed in the Lowest Level of the Remedial Coursework Taken Through Calversus a Tradition Remedial Education Mode of Instruction: Implications for Success, Retention, and Costs Dr. Dianne Wright Summer/ 2011
ESE Jamie Worrell Effects of an interactive computer-based reading strategy on student comprehension Dr. Mary Louise Duffy Summer/ 2011
Dissertations
ELRM Stephanie Arsht Preparing Florida faculty to teach online Dr. Deborah Floyd Spring/ 2011
ELRM Mark Kaplan Sizing Up the Principalship: The Relationship Between School Size and Principal Leadership in Elementary and Middle Schools Dr. Ira Bogotch Spring/ 2011
ELRM Merideth I Dee First year undergraduate students' perception of the effectiveness and transfer of multimedia training for a university course registration system Dr. Valerie Bryan Spring/ 2011
ELRM Timothy De Palma Pre-Disaster Planning at Florida Community Colleges: A Comparison of FEMA Guidelines to Processes and Practices Dr. Deborah Floyd Spring/ 2011
Dissertations
ELRM Anthony Allen A Critical Race Theory Analysis of the Disproportionate Representation of Blacks and Males Participating in Florida's Special Education Programs Dr. Jennifer Sughrue Fall/ 2010
ELRM Nancy Patrick Employee's Perceptions of Employer's Response After Workplace Injury Dr. Lucy Guglielmino Fall/ 2010
ESE Kim DiLorenzo The effects of reciprocal teaching on the science literacy of intermediate elementary students in inclusive science classes Dr. Lydia Smiley Fall/ 2010
Thesis
ESHP Adam Berrones Does Physical Fitness Mediate the Physilogical and Perceptual Responses to 10-minutes of Chest Compression -Only CPR Dr. Michael Whitehurst Fall/ 2010
Dissertations
CCEI Gail Sigelakis The Effect of Skill-Focused Minilessons on Students' Independent Use of Reading Skills During Literature Circles Dr. Gail Burnaford Summer/ 2010
CCEI Joy Stewart A Standards-Based Content Analysis of Selected Bilogical Science Websites Dr. David Kumar Summer/ 2010
EDL Susan Moosai A Prediction Model for Community Colleges Using Graduation Rate as the Performance Indicator Dr. Deborah Floyd Summer/ 2010
EDL Janet Cornella Principal Leadership: The Missing Link in Teacher Retention Dr. Lucy Guglielmino Summer/ 2010
EDL Mary Murray Florida Middle Grades Pupil Progression Policies: Their Effects on Middle School Student Achievement and Retention Rates Dr. Jennifer Sughrue Summer/ 2010
EDL Gerri Penney Executive Fire Officers' Strategic Thinking Capabilities and the Relationship with Information and Communication Technology Dr. Valerie Bryan Summer/ 2010
EDL Robert Murray The Florida Migrant Education Program: An Analysis of Programmatic and Expenditure Practices Dr. Jennifer Sughrue Summer/ 2010
Dissertations
CE Phyllis T. Pacilli A Study of Seventh Grade Geometry Posttest Scores After Using The GeoLeg Manipulative Tool Dr. Joesph Furner Spring/ 2010
ELRM Donna Goldstein Academic Dishonesty in Online Courses: The Influence of Students' Characteristics Perception Connectedness, and Deterrents Dr. Deborah Floyd Spring/ 2010
ELRM Artyce-Joy Chase Academic dishonesty in online courses, the influence of students' characteristics, perception of connectedness, and deterrents Dr. Deborah Floyd Spring/ 2010
ELRM Terri Watson Florida's Definition and Subsequent Calculations of a Public High School Graduate: A Critical Race Theory Analysis Dr. Jennifer Sughrue Spring/ 2010
Thesis Projects
ESHP Nina Markil Comparison of Acute Heart Rate Variability Responses to Relaxation Alone Vs. Relaxation preceded by Hath Yoga Dr. Robert Zoeller Spring/ 2010
ESHP Patrica Graham The Effect of Cadence on the Trial Performance in Novice Female Cyclists Dr. Michael Whitehurst Spring/ 2010
Dissertations
CE Michelle Goldberg The Effects of the Ready for Success Program on the Reading Achievement of Second and Third Grade Students Dr. Greg Brigman Fall/ 2009
CCEI Michelle Harcarik Fifth-Grade Teachers's Social Studies Knowledge and Beliefs and Their Relationship To Classroom Practices Dr. Gail Burnaford Fall/ 2009
CCEI Jodi McGeary Robson A study examining the impact of vocabulary instruction on the vocabulary growth and acquisition of adults enrolled in a community college developmental reading course by Jodi McGeary Robson Dr. Gail Burnaford Fall/ 2009
CCEI Jeremy Wright An Examination of the Implementation of the Intel Esssentials Project-Based Learning Model on Middle and Secondary Reading and Language Arts FCAT Student Achievement and Engagement Dr. Gail Burnaford Fall/ 2009
ELRM Mary M Davis An exploration of factors affecting the academic success of students in a college quantitative business course Dr. Valerie Bryan Fall/ 2009
ELRM Carloe Comarcho African American and Hispanic male perceptions of effective and ineffective retention strategies, and the implications for undergraduate persistence in a for-profit commuter university Dr. Shockely, Dr. Dianne Wright Fall/ 2009
ELRM Pradel Frank Persistence of EAP students in associate degree and college credit certificate programs Dr. Deborah Floyd Fall/ 2009
ELRM Tammy Gillette Virtual Science Instructional Strategies: A Set of Actual Practices As Perceived by Secondary Science Educators Dr. Valerie Bryan Fall/ 2009
ELRM Franciso Rodriguez The Impact of Teacher Retention on Student Achievement in High School Mathematics Dr. Robert Shockley Fall/ 2009
ELRM Valerie Wanza The Florida School Recognition Program: The Relationship Between Participation in the Program and Adequate Yearly Progress Under the No Child Left Behind Act Dr. Jennifer Sughrue Fall/ 2009
ELRM Lewis Jackson Effect of National Board Certification on Retention of Teachers in the Classroom Dr. Robert Shockley Fall/ 2009
Dissertations
CCEI Thomas Doyal Is there a relationship between academic achievement and school climate at the elementary, middle, or high school grade level? Dr. Eileen Ariza Summer/2009
CCEI Judy Somers Using concept maps to explore preservice teachers' perceptions of science content knowledge, teaching practices, and reflective processes Dr. James McLaughlin Summer/2009
CCEI Michelle Vaughan The relationship between professional development and the changing reading practices of teachers in low-performing elementary schools Dr. James McLaughlin Summer/2009
ELRM Jess Evert Tuck Students' preference for online versus face-to-face academic advising based on individual learning styles Dr. Deborah Floyd Summer/2009
ELRM Darwin Asper Predicting hospital readmissions in patients with diabetes: the importance of diabetes education and other factors Dr. Lucy Guglielmino, Dr. John Morris Summer/2009
ELRM Brian Findley The relationship of self-directed learning readiness to knowledge-based and performance-based measures of success in third-year medical students Dr. Lucy Guglielmino, Dr. John Morris Summer/2009
ELRM Daniel Reyes-Guerra The relationship between principal leadership actions and business and social justice cultures in schools Dr. John Pisapia Summer/2009
ELRM Treesey Weaver Principals' attitudes toward the use of culturally relevant pedagogy and culturally responsive leadership in predominantely Dr. Ira Bogotch Summer/2009
Thesis
ESHP Henry Allen Pedometers in the curriculum: an instrument to enhance student success through wellness education Dr. Tina Penhollow Summer/2009
Dissertations
CCEI Christopher Beaulieu A correlation of standardized benchmark testing and teacher-assigned grades in 10th-grade English courses Dr. Penelope Fritzer Spring/ 2009
CCEI Ruth Doran Influence of a professional development module focused on the research-based evidence of the culture and gender bias found in Disney animated fairy tales on preprimary early childhood teachers Dr. Ira Bogotch Spring/ 2009
CE Ana Leon The effects of a culturally translated school counselor-led intervention on Hispanic students' academic achievement Dr. Greg Brigman Spring/ 2009
CE Barbara Abernathy The role of identity in posttraumatic growth and psychological adjustment for adults with cancer Dr. Linda Webb Spring/ 2009
ELRM Nigel Lovell-Martin Attitudinal study of older adult African Americans' interaction with computers Dr. Valerie Bryan Spring/ 2009
ELRM Lawrence Faerman The relationship between organizational culture and effectiveness in university residence hall associations: a competing values study Dr. Deborah Floyd Spring/ 2009
ELRM Lori Kijanka Exploring the influence of middle school leaders on middle school girls' interest in high school science enrollment Dr. Meredith Mountford Spring/ 2009
ELRM Guillermo Hardman Regenerative leadership : an integral theory for transforming people and organizations for sustainability in business, education, and community Dr. John Pisapia Spring/ 2009
ELRM Pauline McLean An assessment of the effect of adult education on sustainable development in Jamaica Dr. Tony Townsend Spring/ 2009
ELRM Tracey Miller School construction: meeting the classroom building needs of Florida's growing student population Dr. Ira Bogotch Spring/ 2009
ELRM James Riordan Perceptions of industry practitioners toward an academic degree program in public assembly facility management Dr. Valerie Bryan Spring/ 2009
ESE Kyle Bennett The effects of covert audio coaching on the job performance of supported employees Dr. Michael Brady Spring/ 2009
Dissertations
ELRM Edwin Bemmel A cost-effectiveness analysis of two community college baccalaureate programs in Florida: an exploratory study Dr. Deborah Floyd, Dr. Valerie Bryan Fall/ 2008
ELRM Beth Amey An exploration of the relationship between experiential learning and self-directed learning readiness Dr. Lucy Guglielmino, Dr. John Morris Fall/ 2008
ELRM Jodie Koerner Outcomes of student participation in college freshman learning communities Dr. Lucy Guglielmino, Dr. John Morris Fall/ 2008
ELRM Enid Conley Exploring barriers to education for Native American Indians: a native perspective Dr. Valerie Bryan Fall/ 2008
ELRM Veronica Woodard Pino Factors affecting retention in a community college's welfare-to-work programs: a heuristic study of participants' perceptions Dr. Valerie Bryan Fall/ 2008
ELRM Steven Urdegar Beyond fidelity: relating educational practices and their determinants to student learning gains Dr. John Pisapia Fall/ 2008
ELRM Nancy Weissman The relationship between leadership styles of directors of accredited higher education respiratory care programs and faculty satisfaction, willingness to exert extra effort, perceived director effectiveness, and program outcomes Dr. Deborah Floyd Fall/ 2008
Dissertation
ESE Patricia Oliver The effects of an audio coaching intervention on parents' interactions with their children with autism Dr. Michael Brady Summer/ 2008
Dissertations
CCEI Edmar Bernardes Da-Silva A comparison of multimedia technology instruction on the achievement of U.S. educated and non-U.S. educated community college geography students Dr. Penelope Fritzer Spring/ 2008
ELRM Laura Heath Community college and university experiences of high school dual enrollment students Dr. Deborah Floyd Spring/ 2008
ELRM Ryan Turner Reardon An analysis of Florida's school districts' attendance policies and their relationship to high school attendance rates Dr. Patricia Maslin-Ostrowski Spring/ 2008
Dissertation
CCEI Robb Kvasnak Belongingness and integrative motivation in second language acquisition Dr. Penelope Fritzer Fall/ 2007
Dissertation
ESE Kavin Ming The effects of a fluency intervention on the oral reading fluency of first grade students at risk for reading failure Dr. Lydia Smiley Summer/ 2007
Dissertations
ESE Jessica Bucholz Using social stories and literacy based behavioral interventions to improve employment skills in employees with mental retardation Dr. Michael Brady Spring/ 2007
ESE Debra Leach Effects of intervention using everyday routines on the social reciprocity of children with autism Dr. Mary Louise Duffy Spring/ 2007
Dissertation
ELRM Deborah Casey Indicators linked to the success of students with psychological disabilities in urban community college allied health sciences programs Dr. Deborah Floyd Spring/ 2006