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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

The Effects Of Poverty On Academic Achievement In Adolescents, Cherleigh Carpenter

Bridging The Gap Between Theory And Practice: Providing Access To And Engaging Students In Developing Skill In Academic Writing, Stacy Lincoln Casper

Teachers’ Descriptions Of The Impact Of False Accusations By Students And Parents, Elizabeth de Leon

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Sense Of Belonging And Community In An Alternative Education Program: Perceptions Of Former Graduates And Teachers, Elizabeth A. Janey

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Equity And A Quality Education: Perceptions Of Suburban And Urban High School Graduates, Leanne Kampfe

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How Family Advocates Home-Visiting In A Midwestern Urban Area Describe The Impact of Family Stress On Children’s Learning And Success In School, Virginia Lucio

A Search For Poly-Collaborative Education: Rediscovering The Social Values Of Minnesota’s Founding Farmers And Imperfect People, Brian W. Mumford

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Understanding Nontraditional Transfer Student Challenges And Persistence To Degree Completion, Marcia L. Runnberg-Valadez

An Embedded Single Case Study Of A Large Urban Charter School In The Midwest In The United States: The Impact Of School Leadership On Student Academic Achievement, Mohamed Ibrahim Sheikh

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Perceptions From School Principals About The Role Of Schools In Developing Student Leadership, Pangjua Vang Xiong

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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HOW INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE STUDENTS WHOSE FIRST LANGUAGE IS NOT ENGLISH DESCRIBE THE IMPACT OF SPEAKING WITH AN ACCENT IN THEIR LEARNING, Guadalupe Bañuls

Gifted: An Examination of the Challenges in Gifted/Talented Programs’ High School Student Selection Process, Tracy Chanel Batsell

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What Are You Teaching? Curriculums, Expectations, and Experiences of High School Writing Teachers and First Year Composition, Kathryn Elizabeth Fullmer

Engaging Women Educators In Reflective Conversations, Traci Anne Hess

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Assessing the Impact of Public Secondary School on the Cultural Identities of Native American Students, Joseph Vincent Hobot

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

Community College Students’ Perceptions of Stress When Experiencing Loss Through Death of Someone Close and the Support that May be Available or Needed, Kathleen M. Bell

Teacher Cognitions in Relation to Pedagogical Practices and Transformative Learning for Purposes of Pre-service Teacher Education, Robin Reginald Bell

How immigrant parents of three to five year old children decide which values are most important to transfer to their children and the reason for their importance, Michelle Jeannette Ademite Berscheid

Leadership Practices of Minnesota Superintendents That Foster a Culture of Innovation among their District Principals, Khuzana E. DeVaan

The Role And Impact Of Reflective Practice On Education Doctorate Alumni’s Professional Practice, Aimee Young Fearing

Competency-based Education in Social Work: Are we there yet?, Jennifer L. Gervais

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Making Content Count: How Content Marketing Can Impact Colleges' Recruitment of Undergraduate Students, JacQueline M. Getty

The Pathway to a Senior Housing Officer, A Latino Man’s Journey, Javier Gutierrez

Marketing and Higher Education, Michael J. Hand

How Do High School English Language Learners Experience Community Building in a Constructivist Environment?, Amy Marie Hewett-Olatunde

Engaging Alternatives To A Traditional High School Experinece: A Case Study Of How Graduates Of An Alternative (Project-Based Learning) High School Setting Describe Their Experiences, Insights, And Suggestions For Engaging All Learners, Josiah James Hill

The Beauty of Hatred: The McDonogh Three’s Untold Stories, Leslie Theresa Hitchens

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Facilitating Provider Education: The Role and Impact of Healthcare Educators, Jenna Brianne Laine

The Role of Literacy and Language in Building Mathematical Knowledge: A Case Study, Melinda Ellen Langeberg

Reflection On Feedback To Feed-Forward Learning, Rebecca Lynne Lieffort

Developing Teacher Dispositions: A Shared Journey and an Individual Adventure, Jill Lorraine Long

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Perceptions of Cyberbullying within Higher Education, Julie Marie Luker

How Teachers' Perceptions of Their Writing Instruction Have Changed Over Time With the Introduction of a One-To-One Learning Environment?, Leah Ann Martin

Finding ‘A Heart to Continue:’ A study of constructive-developmental diversity and academic literacy learning experiences in the adult English as a Second or Other Language (ESOL) classroom, Jennifer Rae Ouellette-Schramm

How do families who are involved in a homelessness-avoidance housing program promote a love for literacy in their children? How does school impact the families’ beliefs and practices about literacy?, Kelly Ann Pylkas-Bock

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How Do College Students Define College Preparedness, Matthew Jon Ridenour

Importance of Content Area Reading in Middle School Science, Susan Mary Schmidtbauer

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Teacher Beliefs and the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, Erin M. Smith

Emotional Intelligence and Elementary Principals’ Leadership, Saloua Salhi Thompson

Improving Personal and Academic Experiences For International Students: An Analysis of an International Student Office at a Midwest University, Laura Mercedes Valladares

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Graduate Students’ Perceptions of Sense of Community and Contributing Factors, Amy Lynn Watters

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

Causes of low involvement of Latino parents in their children's school life at South Valley Community School, and strategies to increase that participation, Edgar F. Alfonzo

Noncustodial father involvement in their child's pre-K-12 education, Stacie Brown

Creating a Culturally Responsive Teaching Practice: Does attainment of Minnesota State Standard of Effective Practice Standard 3 – Diverse Learners lead to developing a culturally responsive practice?, Arnoldo Curiel

The significance of LGBT bullying and its lifelong effects?: Listening to former LGBT students' narratives to inform policy makers and educators, Misti Germundson

For and of learning assessments: reading professionals' recommendations for essential adolescent comprehension progress monitoring, Jillian Yvonne Maxe

How non-tenured, novice public school teachers describe their experience with mentoring programs, Karen L. Palmen

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Exploring How Faculty Members in Higher Education Respond to an Assessment of their Intercultural Competency, Naomi Rae Taylor

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

Middle level catechetical leaders' experience of conflict during a case of major diocesan reorganization, Lori E. Dahlhoff

Effects of participating in an elementary mathematics methods course of pre-service elementary teachers' mathematics anxiety, Shannon Essler-Petty

The decision to conceal or reveal: the professional lives of gay male educators, Harald K. Faber

Lessons learned: trying to change science teachers' pedagogy through professional development, Nancy E. Geving

The transformative leader: style, mindset, and wisdom, Jana Hennen-Burr

Conflict management in higher education: how university ombudsmen describe their experiences with program implementation and development, Christina Irene Kaiser

Jazz elements of effective collaboration: a comparative study of collaboration in Japanese and American schools, Naomi Ono LeBeau

Early intervention for young children with autism: interventionists share their journey and perspectives of intervention, Donna Lynn Miller

Schools and families of divorce: teacher assumptions of non-resident fathers, Charles N. Nelson

A dual immersion program in Minnesota, Mantilla Eudora A. Olivares

Do you know the stories your students have to tell?: using Latino immigrant English learner narratives to inform teaching, Kristy Marie Otte

How does using a model-centered approach to teaching linear equations affect students' attitudes about learning mathematics?, David Earl Pugh

24/7 access to iPads: middle school students' perceptions, Heidi Barklow Saari

Crafting civic curricula: developing instruction that shapes student attitudes and behaviors, Zachary Tyler Sullivan

Connecting elementary principals' emotional-social intelligence and their use of balanced leadership responsibilities, Jeanne A. Svobodny

Cultivating creativity: using the eco expressions writing curriculum to develop third through eighth grade students' expressive writing and environmental literacy skills, Jan D. Wellik

The design and evaluation of a training program as a vehicle to change behaviors and perceptions of operational employees through total quality management leadership in a manufacturing environment, Oscar G. Zambrano

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

Urban teacher leaders' perceptions of professional purpose and school culture through metaphors: a case study of one Midwestern high school, Christina Babadjanian

Assessing digital scholarship in higher education, Susie A. Brooks

Reactive attachment disorder in elementary education, M Kelly Duffy

Reflective teaching practices: novice secondary teachers reflect on practice, Elizabeth L. Keeling

How leaders in the helping/service professions describe their servant leadership in terms of wisdom and humility, James T. Rustad

Reflecting on the role of a secondary literacy coach in an urban high school, Reber Nicole Schiffler

Multicultural supervision competency development in a technical college setting, Vera Harold Enrique Torrence

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

Analyzing the end user experience for impacting district technology planning, Julie Elizabeth Hall Carter

School shootings: elite interviews with three rampage shooters, Thomas R. Hoffman

A study of the development of female elementary school science teacher enthusiasts, Cathy Joy. Kindem

The advocate principal: a study of principal leadership in special education for the twenty-first century, Kristin J. Krych

Raising a spirited infant: parents' reactions and responses to sleep, self-regulation and temperament related behaviors, Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

Messages revealed: analyzing a selection of multicultural picture books through a critical lens, Jill Sydney Madsen

Exploring leadership in schools with a social justice and equity mission, Andrew O. Mork

Teaching elementary social studies: views of a multiple perspectives approach, Debra L. Sheffer

Knowledge and decision-making: two older women's stories, Patricia Ann Wollmering

Identity meets pedagogy: cultivating introspective awareness to positively influence the professional practice of pre-service teachers, Brenda M. Wright

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

Adult learners and faculty preferences for teaching methods: a comparative case study, Patricia L. Angulo

Understanding the role of the K-12 school district superintendent in facilitating technological change, Karl Bender Brown

How do the African American male students of the senior class (2009) of Rice High School, Harlem, New York describe the contributing factors leading to their educational successes?, Stanley H. Brown

Teachers describing democratic school governance, Mai Yia. Chang

Making the connection: fostering relationships with disengaged students, Christine Glomski

Making connections: the significant life experiences of prominent environmental voices, Timothy E. Goodwin

Educational leadership and The art of war, John Charles Honchell

Women as agents of change in the cultural heritage sector, Phyllis Mauch Messenger

The power of story: co-creating a community of learners through reflective practice, Linda Ruth Newsome

How are characters with disabilities portrayed in award winning picture books for preschool children over time?, Carol Ann Duzac Price

The high school principalship: an investigation into the essential leadership characteristics as determined by high school principals and the teachers whom they serve, Jeffery P. Ridlehoover

Making meaning: a study of the social, psychological, and spiritual impact of high school theatre on developing adults, Terence Gireesh Sinclair-Wood

Understanding the emergence of aliteracy: a case study of upper elementary students, Barbara Wissink

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

Defining developmentally appropriate practice in the age of academic rigor and high stakes accountability, Lori Erickson

Converting a traditional elementary school into an international studies magnet school: teacher and parent perspectives of change, Janet Gulden

Pushes and pulls: a means of describing high school social studies teachers in action, William Gregory Harman

College students with cognitive disabilities: understanding their reasons for remaining enrolled by capturing their personal stories, Karena Meryl Lundby Jones

Environmental education leadership: a descriptive study, Peggy Knapp