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Nova Southeastern University Dissertations

2019

Adames, V. R. (2019). Suitable resources, tools, trainings, and education needed by teachers and parents to facilitate students’ transition from alternative to comprehensive schools. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice, NSU.

Caffey-Datson, A. (2019). Special and general education teachers’ perceptions regarding educational interventions for students with autism spectrum disorder in general education settings. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice, NSU.

Cain, A. D. (2019). Acceptability and usability of e-books for digital immigrant teachers in a Title I elementary school. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice, NSU.

Cruz de Benoit, S. (2019). Advising Next: Exploring academic advisors’ experiences with a web-based student success management system. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice, NSU.

Eason, A. K. (2019). An exploratory case study of predictors of academic success among Asian American college students at a private university. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Flowers, A. (2019). Challenges of teacher induction and retention: The effects of the PATHWISE Framework Induction Program on teacher retention in a Virginia school district. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice, NSU.

Harper, F. (2019). An assessment of attrition and organizational factors within the mental health profession. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice, NSU.

Kalicinski, S. J. (2019). Getting in better touch with yourself: Patients’ lived experiences of mindfulness-based meditation in a partial hospitalization program: A phenomenological study. Doctoral dissertation, College of Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences, NSU.

McFadden, F. (2019). Assessing concussion knowledge among coaches in a southeastern U.S. high school. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice, NSU.

McFarlane-Ossmann, G. (2019). An Investigation of preferred practices to improve employee retention in the Jamaican hospitality industry. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice, NSU.

Nicholes, T. (2019). An examination of factors influencing retention of volunteer firefighters in suburban Long Island New York. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.   

Oswald, A. (2019). Early childhood educators’ perceptions of using Consciousdevelopment in preschool students: A case study. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU. 

Sanders, T. (2019). Measuring employee job satisfaction during workplace downsizing. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice, NSU.

Torres, E. (2019). An investigation of patrol division police officers facing stress. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.   

2018


Arias, V. (2018). Exploring the perceptions of general education teachers teaching students with disabilities in inclusive classrooms. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Baez-Hernandez, R. (2018). The influence on teacher efficacy of professional development on instructional alignment to standards. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Bogan, K. N. (2018). Evaluating the effect of explicit phonemic awareness instruction on reading fluency rates of third-grade students. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Burnes, J. A. (2018). Prevention strategies to reduce risk factors associated with the onset of coronary artery disease: A systematic review. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Chavez, T. (2018). Team collaboration among grade-level and vertical teams. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Crobarger, K. (2018). Student reflections on transferability of clinical judgment from simulation to patient care. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Cummings, S. M. (2018). Improving student achievement through the implementation of a classroom performance system. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Derico-Owen, B. (2018). Determining effectiveness of the Gizmos science program in Title I middle schools. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Eaton, C. P. (2018). Older peer mentoring among gifted African American male students in high school: A qualitative case study. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Evans, L. C. (2018). The reduction of suspension rates among African American students in an urban school system. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Ewart-Nelson, A. (2018). Factors impacting completion of registered nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs within the South East Regional Health Authority in Jamaica. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Giddings, Raymond, Jr. (2018). An evaluation of an African American faith-based child welfare program. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Ginsberg, B. (2018). Teachers’ perceptions of the use of graphic novels to teach reluctant readers. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Hill, S. (2018). A qualitative case study on faculty perceptions of quality interaction with African American male students in a community college setting. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Jean-Baptiste, I. (2018). Perceptions of high school general education teachers of inclusive education in Haiti. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Leininger, E. (2018). An evaluation of the Mindfulness in Schools Project .b program at an international school. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Linares, S. (2018). The effect of restorative discipline practices on campus climate and student discipline on a Texas public middle school campus. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

May, J. (2018). Gender-normative restrooms and minority stress: An exploration of impact on the lives of transgender college students. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Melton, S. (2018). Teacher and student perceptions of bullying at the middle school level. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Perez, R. (2018). What do organizations learn from conflict? A grounded meta-analysis approach to developing an integrated conflict system roadmap. Doctoral dissertation, Nova College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, NSU. https://nsuworks.nova.edu/shss_dcar_etd/90/

Salmon, G. (2018). Postsecondary success of GED graduates versus regular high school graduates. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Snider, M. A. (2018). Assessing teacher professional development: A survey of the Yukon School System. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Tetreault, D. (2018). A case study of teachers’ experiences integrating visual literacy to improve middle school struggling readers’ comprehension. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Thompson, J. (2018). The evolution of technology in call centers. Doctoral dissertation, College of Engineering & Computing, NSU.

Thompson, M. (2018). A mixed methods evaluation of a technology-rich environment. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Weiss, E. (2018). Virtual school leaders’ experiences and perspectives of the benefits of and barriers to kindergarten through Grade 12 virtual schools in Florida. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU. https://nsuworks.nova.edu/fse_etd/153/

2017


Baldwin, C. (2017). An exploratory case study to improve critical thinking in beginning nursing students. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Barlow, L. (2017). An exploration of preferred practices in communication utilized by clinicians in establishing therapeutic relationships with patients. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Bazzell-Oliver, S. (2017). A qualitative study of educators who were teen parents and their perceptions of the support received from their educational settings, families, and communities. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Collins, G. D. (2017). Examining graduate students’ perceived information overload factors within selected blended online graduate courses in a large U.S. university. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Davis, C. Y. (2017). All students are not equal: A case study of geometry teachers’ instructional strategies when trained in multiple-intelligence-based practices in secondary classrooms. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU. https://nsuworks.nova.edu/fse_etd/114/

Edwards, C. (2017). Teacher perception of preparedness for teaching students with autism spectrum disorder in mainstream classrooms. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Fielding, C. (2017). A qualitative study: Exploring teacher perceptions of implementing 21st century teaching and learning. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Fleurima, C. (2017). Phenomenological study of African American fraternity members’ interpretation and implementation of state-mandated antihazing policy at a large, predominantly White, public university in Florida. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Frater-Clarke, J. (2017). The impact on academia of the nurse faculty shortage: A phenomenological qualitative study. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Gill, P. (2017). Validation of a process for the leadership development of women and ethnic minorities in a health care organization. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Goodwyn, C. (2017). Investigating the perceptions of principals and teachers on the implementation of the dimensions of professional learning communities in Catholic elementary schools. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Gossett, C. (2017). Exploration of preferred practices to reduce high attrition rates of novice nurse educators. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Hartley-Matteson, A. (2017). Teachers’ perceptions of instructional rounds in a suburban school district. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Huibregtse, E. (2017). Examination of elements within online programs leading to retention and success for Hispanic English as a Second Language adults. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Ivey, T. (2017). A qualitative research study examining causes of early career teacher attrition in a South Florida school district. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Jones, A. D. (2017). Above the glass ceiling: Exploring experiences of executive level women in male dominated organizations. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Maitland, T. (2017). Faculty perspectives: The impact of online classes on student retention in comparison to traditional face-to-face classes. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

McNeil, K. (2017). Effective strategies for instructing reading to limited English proficient students in a Texas elementary school. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Moore, K. S. (2017). The relationship between tutoring and academic success of students enrolled in remedial mathematics. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU. https://nsuworks.nova.edu/fse_etd/151/

Navarro, D. (2017). Massive open online course rides the hype cycle: A historical analysis from 1960 to 2015. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Nelson, C. (2017). The experience of a freehand visual art drawing lesson for at-risk youths on their understanding of basic geometry. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU. https://nsuworks.nova.edu/fse_etd/139/

Nortelus, J. (2017). Investigating instructional coaching as a means of building teacher efficacy and facilitating education reform. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Oswald, E. (2017). Law school deans and distance education: A phenomenographical study. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU. https://nsuworks.nova.edu/fse_etd/116/

Pigeon, D. (2017). Program evaluation of the Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, and Evacuate (ALICE) training program in a rural technical high school. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Stern, S. (2017). Nurse educators and instructional technology innovations. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Sudeall, M. D. (2017). An exploratory case study to improve retention of African American male students in college. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Watts-Freeman, J. (2017). Investigating the relationship between teacher self-efficacy and success of students on state assessments. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Whigham, M. (2017). Nurse educators’ perceptions of using high-fidelity simulation in teaching. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Whitmore, P. D. (2017). Exploration of preferred practices to reduce high attrition rates of novice nurse educators. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Willis, F. (2017). An evaluation of a middle school teacher advisor program. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

2016


Allen, B. G. (2016). An assessment of emotional intelligence in an associate degree nursing program. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Alvarez, I. (2016). Improving reading comprehension for third-grade students through parent involvement. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Baird, A. (2016). Teachers' perceptions and attitudes towards digital literacy in Grades 3, 4, and 5. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Beavers, J. R. (2016). Effects of a publicly funded prekindergarten program on reading achievement of economically disadvantaged students in a rural elementary school. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Birdsong, A. (2016). Examination of the impact of a parent zone of proximal communication strategy at a Title I high school. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Blackwell, J. (2016). Exceptional student education teaches' perceptions of student collaboration in the classroom. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Brooks-Kelly, J. (2016). Increasing student motivation and transfer learning in a distance-learning environment by implementing cognitive-load principles. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Bryan, S. (2016). Experiences of adults who received corporal punishment as children: A systematic qualitative review. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Chamberlain, J. (2016). The impact of prebriefing phase on undergraduate nursing simulation. Doctoral dissertation, College of Nursing, NSU.

Coke, J. (2016). A case study to investigate a clinical partnership between a large university and a local hospital. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Daniels, E. (2016). Professional development strategies for teachers of English language learners. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Deal, W. (2016). Measuring differences in the prevalence of bullying among elementary school students who participate in athletics or extracurricular activities. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Echeverria-Olvera, A. (2016). Effects of active learning and low-achieving high school students' science achievement. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Edwards, T. (2016). Mobile students' perceptions of school enrollment and academic engagement. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Estevez, O. (2016). A case study to explore the inclusion of experiential learning techniques in high school science courses. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Fritzinger-Hearn, L. (2016). Skills and behaviors essential for employment in a Magnet hospital by new graduate baccalaureate nurses. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Hairston, T. L. (2016). Teacher evaluation: Assessing elementary school principals' perceptions in a Maryland school district. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Hernandez, Y. (2016). Implementing multiple intelligences activities in an International Baccalaureate school to increase students' academic achievement in mathematics. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Herran, R. (2016). Effects of equine therapy on the communication skills of children with Down syndrome. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Hutchinson, G. L. (2016). Evaluation of the architectural curriculum in relation to trends for use of building information modeling in contemporary architectural practice. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Knudson, D. (2016). Social presence and leadership practices in an online story-based community of inquiry. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Lewis, A. (2016). Increasing student and teacher participation in the media center. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Lewis, M. R. (2016). Using a research-based mathematics technology program to improve elementary students' performance in double-digit division. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Livingston, J. W. (2016). The influences of spirituality on at-risk African American high school males. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Negron, M. (2016). A case study of Puerto Rican parents' perceptions of parent-student-teacher communication in Central Massachusetts. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Pierre, M. (2016). Increasing the effectiveness of a faculty advising program: Impact on students and faculty. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Sanchez-Agramonte, J. (2016). The impact of using theme-based learning to close the literacy gap among economically disadvantaged, first-grade English-as-second-language learners. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Shine, G. (2016). An examination of the practice of aligning speech-language therapy goals to the Common Core State Standards for English language arts. Doctoral dissertation, College of Health Care Sciences, NSU.

Sorondo, M. (2016). Middle school teachers' perceptions of the inclusion of students with emotional and behavioral disabilities in the general education classroom. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Steward, K. (2016). Analyzing mathematical instructional practices' effects on student achievement in Title I elementary schools. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Stone, W. (2016). Jamaican secondary education stakeholders' description of the benefits of competency-based learning. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Taboada, J., II. (2016). A case study in the effective recruitment and retention of Hispanic and Latino educators. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Thaggard, D. (2016). First-year teachers' perceptions regarding knowledge and skills required for inclusive education. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Travisano, J. A. (2016). Evaluation of the relationship between employee engagement and student engagement and student retention at a large, private, not-for-profit research university. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU. https://nsuworks.nova.edu/fse_etd/30/

Turner, A. (2016). Case study to explore preferred practices for caregivers of patients afflicted with Alzheimer's disease in assisted living facilities. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Van Houten, P. (2016). Evaluating the accuracy of early childhood educators in identifying preschool children with communication disorders. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Walker, K. B. (2016). The effect of technology and mathematical fluency on criterion-referenced competency-test scores in Georgia. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Yeoman, K. L. (2016). Beliefs about social sciences and technology integration in Northern California elementary schools. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

2015


Alford, O. (2015). Impact of school-wide positive behavior interventions on at-risk students' behavior in an alternative school. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Bales, C. L. (2015). Dysphagia and feeding preparation: Increasing knowledge and skills of nursing assistant students. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Braswell, K. (2015). Effects of a 3-week math-refresher course on college-entry scores. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Brewington, B. (2015). Teachers' attitudes about the inclusion-model setting of students with learning disabilities in a rural elementary school in North Central Georgia. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Bruno, R. (2015). Identifying patients at risk for substance abuse through personal medical history review for potential diagnostic factors. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Byrd, J. (2015). Speech-language pathologists' training in dysphagia management with individuals with Alzheimer's disease. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Campbell, J. A. (2015). The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) effect: Comparing perceptions on practice Between National Board certified teachers and National Board candidates. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Carter-Jackson, V. (2015). Improving reading achievement of African American males transitioning from elementary to middle school. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Chase, J. M. (2015). Best practices of actively engaged volunteers within a megachurch. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU. https://nsuworks.nova.edu/fse_etd/39/

Crump, C. A. (2015). A case study of adult learners with computer anxiety returning to school. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Cutts, E. J. (2015). Analyzing the effectiveness of a computer-based program on reading comprehension among seventh- and eighth-grade students. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Farin, S. (2015). Evaluating and improving feeding techniques in patients with dysphagia. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Frederick, L. (2015). Instructional technology implementation: Instructors' concerns, perceptions, and attitudes about change regarding the adoption of a course-management system. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Harmer, K. (2015). Determining the components and processes for teacher professional development to successfully Implement the Reading-Workshop Instructional Framework. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Hilsen, L. (2015). An applied behavior analysis curriculum for early intervention children with developmental delays. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Ireland, M. R. (2015). A survey of hospital employees' perceptions of just culture in a northeastern community hospital. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU. https://nsuworks.nova.edu/fse_etd/18/

Jenkins, V. C. (2015). Determining the effectiveness of faculty and staff mental health training at a historically Black college. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Kantis, J. S. (2015). Student perceptions of faculty behavior during setup and debriefing for nursing simulation. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Kropik, L. (2015). Evaluation of the Teacher Cadet Program's effectiveness after entering into an educational program. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Lamb, H. (2015). Parental involvement: African American single parent and teacher perceptions for academic success. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Lane, C. (2015). Part-time community college students’ perceptions of success and satisfaction in remedial reading courses. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Likis, L. (2015). A case study: exploring a leadership team's school turnaround process. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Lissade, Y. (2015). The effect of an arts-based anger-management intervention for girls displaying aggressive behavior who are being reared without their fathers. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU. https://nsuworks.nova.edu/fse_etd/25/

Marrow, C. (2015). An examination of the effectiveness of high school career academies. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Martinez, D. (2015). A multiple case study of the factors affecting college course enrollment for students learning English for academic purposes. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU. https://nsuworks.nova.edu/fse_etd/10/

Merchant, G. (2015). Impact of a web-based reading program on junior high special education students. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Mitchell, J. P. (2015). Improving reading comprehension through the implementation of Readers Theatre in a Jamaican eighth-grade social studies classroom. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Pedraja, J. L. (2015). Changing reading comprehension of non-English-speaking adults using phonics and phonemic awareness. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Poole, M. (2015). Outcome evaluation of a technology program at a private school. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Price, D. (2015). Basic skills preparation within an adult education center to increase success rates on the General Equivalency Diploma. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Roper, S. (2015). Evaluation of a patient-education program for persons afflicted with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Venezia, R. (2015). Evaluation of an employee leadership development program at a private, not-for-profit university. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Washington, F. K. (2015). A retrospective study: Swallowing referrals in respiratory disorders and the impact on acute rehospitalization rates. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Williams, B. (2015). The effect of metacognition training on social thinking: A case study. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

2014


Anderson, J. M. (2014). Exploring application of the Caritas Coach role in nursing practice. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Ashton, J. A. (2014). A phenomenological inquiry of instructor solitude in online education. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Baldeon, B. (2014). Perceptions of quality of life and dysphagia among at-risk, community-dwelling populations. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Biscardi, C. (2014). Investigating screening procedures to identify developmental delays in children birth to age 3. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Butts, C. (2014). Impact of a community-involvement intervention on reading and math achievement. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Collett, D. (2014). A phenomenological study discovering the social identity of third culture kids who participate in online social networking. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Colley, W. (2014). Examining students' access to English Advanced Placement pathways at a high school in the southeastern United States. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Conca, C. (2014). Assessing pholological awareness skills in preschool children with speech and language delays. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Craig, J. H. (2014). Evaluation of a program model for minimizing restraint and seclusion. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Crooks, S. A. M. (2014). Exploring the career experiences of Caribbean women in leadership. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU. https://nsuworks.nova.edu/fse_etd/43/

Driber-Hassall, E. (2014). Discovering how older adult creativity is used to explore individual social capital. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Ellis, L. G. (2014). School leaders' perspectives on a principal induction program in an urban school district. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Fabrizi, S. (2014). Measuring the playfulness of children with special needs in caregiver-included community playgroups. Doctoral dissertation, College of Health Care Sciences, NSU. https://nsuworks.nova.edu/hpd_ot_student_dissertations/36/

Fisher, J. (2014). Female leaders in a state-level Disabled American Veterans organization. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Gilbert, S. (2014). Practices school counselors use to help African American students get accepted into college. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Gray, K. (2014). The parent center: A formative program evaluation. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Hendrick, F. (2014). An evaluation of the impact of a sixth-grade, gender-specific, study-skills intervention on mathematics achievement. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Hill, E., Jr. (2014). The longitudinal impact of a district-based professional development in technology on teacher and administrator usage of district network resources. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Hudson, D. (2014). Improving consumer satisfaction with Medicaid enrollment services. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Jackson, T. W. (2014). Strategies for improving instruction for English language learners and culturally diverse student populations. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU. https://nsuworks.nova.edu/fse_etd/24/

Jenkins, M. (2014). Using the science-inquiry method and think-aloud strategy to increase sixth-grade reading comprehension. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Johnson, J. (2014). Factors affecting the diffusion of distance education at three historically Black colleges and universities in Texas: A phenomenological study. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler College of Education, NSU.

Jordan, M. (2014). Identifying nonacademic influences on postsecondary transition, matriculation, and retention of special-needs students. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Landera, M. (2014). Examination of warm-ups in undergraduate student singers. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Lavina, A. (2014). The effects of cognitive coaching on professional learning in an International Baccalaureate school. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Leida, P. (2014). The impact of professional development on instructional strategies to differentiate instruction using technology. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Maharaj, C. (2014). Implementation of holistic education in a Caribbean republic. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

McCormick, D. (2014). Evaluation of a leadership development program for adult learners in the Marine Corps civilian workforce. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

McGowan, L. (2014). Evaluation of the impact of increased recess time on obesity in students in fourth and fifth grades. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Parkman, S. H. (2014). The effects of computer self-efficacy and perceived user resources on preservice teachers' acceptance of technology-rich learning environments in Abu Dhabi. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Pratt, W. J. (2014). The implementation of motivational strategies to enhance performance in a federal government unit. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Robinson, D. (2014). Educational technology journals from six nations: A content analysis. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Stancil, S. (2014). Communication apprehension, social presence, and retention in public speaking: A comparison of hybrid and face-to-face formats. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Thibodeaux, T. (2014). Teacher perceptions of strategies for successful implementation of bring-your-own-device and one-to-one computing strategies in a small school district. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Trent, I. (2014). A study of the effectiveness of a mentoring program in students' transition into a community college. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Worten, C. (2014). Evaluating the implementation of Reading Workshop in sixth-grade English language arts classes. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Zurawski, L. P. (2014). Examining factors affecting speech-language pathology graduate students' job selection. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

2013


Bonet, Y. (2013). Using the Internet to promote health and peer support: A case study. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Brown, J. (2013). Quality of care from a parent’s point of view: An examination of an early childhood education center located at a community college. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Burfield, C. (2013). Determining the effects of situated instructional design utilizing the technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) professional development framework. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Clay, C. (2013). An analysis of technology integration in elementary education and the perceptions teachers associate with the process. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Cummings, R. (2013). Determining participant satisfaction with an alternative education program. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Emanuel, L. (2013). Conflict tactics of African American supervisors in speech-language pathology: A mixed-methods inquiry. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Erikson, L. (2013). Comparison of student performance on a predictor exam and first-time success on the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Evans, M. (2013). Determining the impact of computer-assisted instruction in reading on deaf college students' grades. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Freeman, D. (2013). Can reform initiatives improve academic performance in a failing school? Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Freer, D. (2013). The effect of tiered instruction on the reading fluency of third-grade students. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Holland, D. (2013). The impact of block scheduling on student reading achievement on high-stakes tests. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Howard, E. (2013). Evaluation of the impact of professional learning communities on successful course completion at a southeastern U.S. high school. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Khan, A. (2013). Correlating emotional intelligence with academic performance, gender, and age in Pakistani business graduate students. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Kight, L. (2013). Phenomenology: How the characteristics, experiences, and career path of instructional facilitators affect attrition. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Lockhart-Johnson, A. (2013). Impacts of taxation on imported goods for small businesses on a Caribbean island. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Massengale, A. B. (2013). Analysis of student achievement in public charter schools in a large, urban school district. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Matos-Cintron, N. (2013). Priorities for a research agenda for mobile learning: A Delphi study. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Moore, R. (2013). Evaluation of public-school-based monolingual and bilingual speech-language pathologists' assessments of bilingual children. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Noel, W. (2013). Increasing eighth graders' reading comprehension using the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test Explorer. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Parker, C. (2013). An empirical and qualitative analysis of the potential for communication-science-and-disorders policy mandates to negatively impact the speech-language pathology profession. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Parker, K. (2013). An evaluation of the positive behavior support system in an urban elementary school. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.
Paskewich, J. (2013). Identification of factors that lead to success on the Speech and Language Praxis II Exam. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Potter, M. (2013). Prioritizing key technological competencies for successful blended instruction: A Delphi study. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Pusey, S. (2013). The use of functional communication training by special education preservice teachers to reduce challenging behaviors and increase communicative responses of learners with autism spectrum disorders. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Scales, M. (2013). Development of pen-based computers as a tool in sixth-grade mathematics tutoring. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Sgro, M. (2013). The effectiveness of a transition training program on educators' knowledge and skills. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Shook, A. (2013). A correlation between the emotional intelligence and conflict-management styles of pastors. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU. Nominated for Dissertation of Distinction Award

Williams, R. (2013). Student retention and online classes: A Delphi study of higher education professionals. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

2012


Altobelli, J. (2012). Educator knowledge and skills essential for accommodating students with learning disabilities in reading. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Archer, A. (2012). Evaluation of a critical-care nursing orientation program at a community hospital. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Callaghan, J. (2012). Exploring teacher learning: A case study. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Downing, R. (2012). Predictors of tacit-knowledge sharing in organizations. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Duncan, P. (2012). The impact of inquiry-based science on second-grade students' learning science. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Early, W. (2012). Reading acquisition and learning gains in special-education students using the Adventure Island intervention reading program. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Elysee, D. (2012). Effect of two-way communication on parental involvement and third-grade achievement in mathematics. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Evans, J. (2012). Program designed to improve the writing skills of Grade 4 students in an urban district. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Gergen, T. (2012). Identifying and explaining reasons for adoption and nonadoption of distance-delivery formats in occupational-therapy-assistant education. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Harvin-Green, K. (2012). Program evaluation of a dropout-prevention academy. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Hayes, F. N. (2012). Implementing a student response system to increase mathematics achievement in ninth-grade students. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Holloway, K. (2012). The effects of traditionally and alternatively certified high school teachers on reading achievement of students with learning disabilities. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Howell, E. (2012). Implementing a cultural component to increase English-language proficiency at an international college. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Kizer, D. (2012). Impact of best-practices management of volunteers on volunteer satisfaction in a church setting. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

LaCour, S. (2012). Evaluation of a professional learning community and technology initiative at a middle school to support data-based decision making. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Larson, B. (2012). Campus leadership's influence in implementing a community college's sustainability goals: A case study. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Narvell, R. (2012). Communicating through technology: Are the needs of the school and home being met? Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Quist, F. (2012). Training and evaluating teachers to implement best practices in community-based instruction. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Roggie, K. (2012). Effects of teacher training on implementation of research-based, reading-comprehension strategies with students with autism. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Soileau, P. (2012).The impact of colored overlay use on the reading fluency and reading comprehension of elementary students identified with Irlen syndrome. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Towell, L. (2012). Factors that affect instructors' intent to use online, on-demand lecture capture. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Tucker, Y. (2012). The effectiveness of a ninth-grade mentorship program for increasing reading comprehension. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Willisson, J. (2012). Identifying criteria for computer-simulated games in training programs on information-security awareness. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

2011


Bennett, J. (2011). Evaluation of a five-tiered, response-to-intervention reading program for elementary students. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Breithaupt, D. (2011). Examining the impact of general-education teachers' training, understandings, and perceptions on learning outcomes for included students with autism. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Broadnax, L. H. (2011). Evaluation of a teacher-collaboration program in early-childhood education. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Cockrell, G. (2011). The impact of the Junior Undiscovered Math Prodigies (JUMP) math curriculum on fourth- and fifth-grade students. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Cooper, B. C. (2011). Evaluating the impact of a computer-assisted instruction program on ninth-grade mathematics achievement. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Delneky, A. (2011). Evaluation of a statewide, academic-library group's organizational structure. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Edwards-Bido, P. (2011). An evaluation of an emergency-preparedness training program for Medical Reserve Corps volunteers. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Felker, D. (2011). Effects of power writing on student performance at an elementary school. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Fodor, C. (2011). Comparing instructional strategies and students' math performance. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Frost, J. (2011). A study of stakeholders' perceptions of Florida's foreclosure process with emphasis on mediation. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

German, M. (2011). The impact of picture journals on kindergarten students' vocabulary knowledge. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Heineman, B. (2011). Effects of blended-model training on technostress in new teachers. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Humphrey, C. (2011). The effectiveness of a school-based mentoring program in decreasing the dropout rate of pregnant and parenting students. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Kapela, J. (2011). Identifying the benefits to business for sponsoring community-leadership programs. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Knight, D. (2011). An evaluation of a middle school peer-mediation program. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Knight, S. (2011). Examining reading readiness of preschool students based on kindergarten assessments. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

McKnight, B. (2011). The perceived effects of elementary school consolidation on school climate. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Meadors, L. (2011). The impact of multimedia as an instructional-design strategy in an online, computer-lab class. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU. Winner: Dissertation of the Year

Morris, I. (2011). Impact of a professional learning community on teacher collaboration, teaching practice, and student achievement. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

Moskowitz, C. (2011). Development, implementation, and evaluation of a supervisor-communication program on employee engagement. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Pratt, C. (2011). Enhancing language proficiency in an elementary school's foreign language program. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Rodriguez, A. (2011). A comparison of two models, Markov chain and linear regression, to forecast Master of Education student enrollment. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Snyder, M. (2011). An evaluative study of the academic achievement of homeschooled students versus traditionally schooled students attending a Catholic university. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU. Winner: Dissertation of Distinction Award

Stork, M. (2011). Determining the effectiveness of a culturally customized school website. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education, NSU.

2010


Butler, A. (2010). Using computer-assisted instruction to increase the mathematics scores of ethnic-minority middle school students. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Carr, J. (2010). The effectiveness of mentoring programs for women law-enforcement executive candidates. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Chandirimani, M. (2010). Implications of professional-development practices for struggling readers. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Chatman, J. (2010). The impact of SuccessMaker on the reading achievement of African American, male elementary students. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Cornish, L. (2010). An assessment of a test-tutorial project for paraprofessionals in an urban school district. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Hershenhart, L. (2010). Program evaluation of a sixth-grade technology course. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Krone, J. (2010). The effect of inclusion training on middle school teachers. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Molyneaux, C. S. (2010). Evaluation of a nonprofit organization's performance: Using the Standards for Excellence. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Nelson, H. (2010). The implementation of writing strategies to enhance the mathematics proficiency rate of seventh graders. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Shaw, J. (2010). The effects of alternative education on the behaviors of at-risk students. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Wright, R. (2010). Impact of a web-based reading program on sixth-grade English language learners. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

2009


Alfonso, C. (2009). Improving the reading fluency of intermediate students through a self-efficacy intervention. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Anderson, K. A. (2009). Attitudes and perceptions that influence young people to join the United States military services. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Arencibia, G. (2009). Using ongoing progress monitoring to improve instructional practices of English language learners' teachers to increase student reading achievement. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Bishop, C. (2009). A comparison of the perceived computer self-efficacy and actual technological skill of urban adolescents. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Cobb, A. (2009). Improving African American student achievement in reading with computer-assisted instruction and cooperative learning. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Cranford, K. (2009). Program evaluation of the implementation of literature circles in an elementary school. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Cruz, C. (2009). The effects of multiple intelligences and learning styles in adult-education programs. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Elhindi, M. (2009). Proposal design and development of an identity management system: The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities case study. Doctoral dissertation, Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, NSU.

Fantroy-Ford, F. (2009). Implementing professional development to enhance performance of substitute teachers. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Hauenstein, D. R. (2009). Development of strategic fund-raising theory for small, 2-year public colleges. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Hill, R. W. (2009). The relationship of vision and organizational commitment in local churches. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Jones, C. (2009). The impact of a character-education program on ninth-grade discipline in an inner-city high school. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Kettering, P. (2009). The impact of a service-learning model on the philanthropic attributes of charitable responsibility and civic activity. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Makins, P. (2009). The effect of direct instruction on reading comprehension and decoding skills of special-needs students. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Martinez, M. (2009). The effects of bilingual reading instruction on reading achievement of third-grade students. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Medley, P. (2009). Evaluation of flexible scheduling at an elementary school library media center. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Mendez, A. M. (2009). Positive behavioral strategies training for bus drivers and aides to manage emotional outbursts of children with special needs. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Pagel, C. (2009). Development and evaluation of a conflict-mitigation design. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Rodriguez, A. (2009). The impact of Critical Friends Groups on special-education teacher morale. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU. Winner: Outstanding Dissertation Award

Wade, J. (2009). Evaluation of the manpower, personnel, and training process in Marine Corps Systems Command. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Williams, M. (2009). Direct-instruction strategies in reading comprehension for struggling ninth-grade readers. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

2008


Bundukamara, C. (2008). Evaluation of African American HIV-prevention barriers, content, and delivery methods. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Carbonell, A. (2008). The impact of help center workforce competency on service effectiveness: The National Systems for Geospatial-Intelligence (NSG) case study. Doctoral dissertation proposal, Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, NSU.

Chester, D. (2008). The impact of technology mentors on effective technology integration into the elementary classroom. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Cranford, J. (2008). Implementation of differentiated instruction in a private middle school: A case study. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Hechevarria, Z. (2008). An evaluation of progressive relaxation on anxiety of severely emotionally disturbed students. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Heltsley, W. (2008). Development of an action plan to enhance construction-industry, continuing-education programs with a plan for implementation and evaluation. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Hunter, Y. M. (2008). Evaluation of the Math Boost program: Addressing math readiness in a southern, urban middle school. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Jiles, K. (2008). Conflict resolution and social skills: Teaching replacement behaviors for antisocial behaviors. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Jones, M. (2008). Evaluation of the effectiveness of a competency-based tool for self-evaluation of supervisory skills for speech-language pathology supervisors. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Kingra, C. (2008). Evaluation of the stress support program for front-line police officers. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

McMurrer-Shank, M. (2008). Evaluation of Rachel's Challenge, a bully-prevention school-assembly and training program. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Pinkston-McDuffie, J. (2008). Evaluation of college freshman Student-Success Curriculum, completion rates, and faculty perceptions. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Ridings, S. (2008). Evaluating the components of the balanced-literacy model for improving reading achievement. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Riera, L. (2008). Development of an academic intervention program to reduce student failure rates. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Selitto, J. (2008). Development of an assessment guide for professors of nonnative student writers. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Storm, J. (2008). Evaluation of the Future Educators Association: Exposing precollegiate students to careers in urban education. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Stuard, T. (2008). Academic growth of homogeneously grouped elementary students of differentiated skill levels. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Tucker, M. (2008). Evaluation of a preschool program designed to improve readiness skills and reduce the achievement gap. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Urban, K. (2008). An evaluation of persistence-risk identification processes at a technical college. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU. Winner: Outstanding Dissertation Award

Weiss, M. (2008). Increasing oral and expressive language skills in language-delayed preschool students. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Yaffa, L. (2008). Evaluation of a community organization serving children and adolescents in Jamaica. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

2007


Aleman, J. (2007). Improving high school student achievement through counseling and increased parental involvement. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Burnell, P. (2007). Improving academic skills in middle school science using differentiated instruction. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Charleston, B. (2007). Using research-based instructional strategies to improve student achievement in mathematics Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Cole, G. (2007). Design, implementation, and evaluation of a scenario-based ethics training program for nonprofit organizations. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Collins, L. (2007). Evaluating a career academy high school for rigor, relevance, and relationships. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Conn, S. (2007). A methodology for the design and development of an extensible electronic learning (e-learning) network at the Regis University School for Professional Studies. Doctoral dissertation, Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, NSU.

Cross, A. (2007). A program to improve writing among Grade 4 students in Jamaica. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Daniely, J. (2007). Preparing eighth-grade students for algebra in the ninth grade. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Davidson, R. (2007). Leveling the playing field for parents: Understanding the Individual Education Plan. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Gober, G. (2007). Evaluation of the Alabama Mathematics, Science, and Technology Initiative in middle school grades. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Hill, J. (2007). Development and comprehensive implementation of an online course evaluation program for criminal justice courses. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Hunt-Harris, M. (2007). The effectiveness of a conflict resolution program in reducing disciplinary actions and violence in an elementary school setting. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Keshock-Knight, K. (2007). Facilitation of intervention assistance teams for elementary school learners most at risk. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Le Blanc, R. (2007). Procedures to enhance faculty usage of technology at a small community college. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Lee, M. (2007). Improving reading fluency skills of second-grade students within a rural elementary school. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Lindemann, S. (2007). Evaluation of the effectiveness of the Accelerated Reader software implementation. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Lopez, M. I. (2007). Promoting teacher attendance using in-house, same-department substitutes. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Lowe, M. (2007). Assessing the impact of online courses on the spiritual formation of adult students. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Lucero, L. (2007). Development and evaluation of an online disabled student services Web site and a learning community café to support students with disabilities at Antelope Valley College. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Martin, N. (2007). Development of a competency-based, undergraduate instructional program for forensic nursing with plans for implementation and evaluation. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Mullaney, G. (2007). A model distance-training program for family child-care providers to enhance the quality of care for young children. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Muniz, E. (2007). Effects of an electronic response system on the physical science end-of-course test. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Nard, P. (2007). The effects of induction training on beginning teachers' classroom management. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Neubauer, M. J. (2007). A systems analysis of information technology implemented by an FBI field office for crisis response events: The Columbia field office case study. Doctoral dissertation, Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, NSU. https://nsuworks.nova.edu/gscis_etd/747/

O'Kell, P. (2007). Reducing the number of discipline referrals involving student aggression in an elementary school. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Raissi, J. (2007). Dynamic selection of cryptographic algorithms in a Runtime Environment using the weighted metric method. Doctoral dissertation, Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, NSU. https://nsuworks.nova.edu/gscis_etd/786/

Richardson-Miller, A. (2007). Developing and retaining quality early-childhood teachers. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Rohrbaugh, L. (2007). Program evaluation of an early-literacy initiative in an urban school district. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU. Winner: Outstanding Dissertation Award

Rusek, V. (2007). Teachers' Curriculum Institute approach: Effects on students' attitudes and achievement in history. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Rush, D. (2007). Promoting optimal child learning in natural contexts through parent coaching in an early childhood intervention program. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Sherman, A. R. (2007). The effects of social skills development on student achievement. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Smith, J. (2007). Using computer-assisted instruction to increase reading and mathematics achievement in at-risk, middle school students. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Spann, C. (2007). Using instructional strategies to improve science skills as measured by the first-try passing rate of the Georgia High School Graduation Test-Science. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Steele, J. (2007). Implementing and evaluating teacher study groups to support change in teacher behavior. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Tanner, A. (2007). Evaluation of a simulated alternative financial aid packaging model at a small private university. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Vinciguerra, S. (2007). Evaluation of effectiveness of preservice teachers and brain-based teaching models. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Wang, M. (2007). Effects of goal-setting skills on unemployed immigrants' self-esteem, job-search self-efficacy, and preparatory job-search behavior. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

2006


Beasley, R. H. (2006). Evaluation of a reading program at one elementary school. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Bomengen, M. (2006). Improving teacher evaluation summaries by training administrators to use specific examples about teaching quality. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Brown, D. (2006). The effect of a reading intervention on reading levels of at-risk adolescents. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Cox, J. (2006). Predictability of police academy success through written testing in a large Virginia police department. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Crum, C. (2006). A schoolwide discipline program for an elementary school. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Delsol, V. (2006). Improving intervention strategies for recognizing fetal alcohol syndrome and treating children with fetal alcohol syndrome. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Etter, T. (2006). Building collaborative interfaces in the community to foster positive character development in youth. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Evans, V. (2006). A program to improve emergent literacy skills among African American preschoolers. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Gainey, P. (2006). Decreasing disruptive and nonproductive behaviors that delay academic progress of primary-grade children through the implementation of a character education program. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Grant, G. (2006). Achievement and attitude effects of a cross-age reading tutoring program for West Indian students in a private school. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Hester, V. (2006). The influence of instructional interactions on students at risk in a postdropout program. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Hill, I. (2006). Using a systematic observation protocol to recognize students with outstanding potential. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Hills, D. (2006). A computer-assisted instruction supplement for the growth and development component of a pediatric nursing course. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Honnick, K. (2006). Educational leadership: A self-appraisal. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Johnson, S. (2006). Health promotion and wellness: Knowledge, beliefs, and practices of physical therapists and physical therapy students. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Johnson, S. (2006). Health promotion and wellness: Knowledge, beliefs, and practices of physical therapists and physical therapy students. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Kairis, C. (2006). Effects of school uniforms on teachers’ perceptions of the learning experience and behavior of students in a high school. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Kessling, S. (2006). Evaluation of responsive classroom as a tool to create a positive school climate in an elementary school. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Lowe-Preer, T. (2006). An evaluation of guided reading as a strategy to improve reading at one elementary school. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Maness, C. J. (2006). The relationship between an honor system and the individual behavior of students. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Murrell, B. (2006). Inclusion: Exploring the impact of two models in middle school. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Roper, B. (2006). Identifying transition issues and creating program options for the military-connected student. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Scott, C. H. (2006). The introduction of a research-based social competency program to mitigate disciplinary referrals and increase student achievement. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Star, L. (2006). Utilization of an IP videoconferencing network for the delivery of cooperative extension educational services at South Dakota State University: A case study. Doctoral dissertation, Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, NSU.

2005


Aboualy, T. (2005). Design, development, and implementation of a public key cryptosystem for automated teller machines. Doctoral dissertation, Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, NSU.

Brown, A. (2005). Teachers learning collaboratively to improve reading instruction in the content areas. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.

Ciaramitaro, B. (2005). An analysis of the implementation of an online collaboration system to support legal communities of practice. Doctoral dissertation, Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, NSU. https://nsuworks.nova.edu/gscis_etd/455/

Ejaz, A. (2005). Using the Bayesian belief network for going-concern risk evaluation. Doctoral dissertation, Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, NSU. https://nsuworks.nova.edu/gscis_etd/500/

McGrory, J. (2005). Model for planning, designing, and implementing a Wireless Local Area Network in a university classroom. Doctoral dissertation, Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, NSU. https://nsuworks.nova.edu/gscis_etd/717/

Stokes, W. (2005). The misclassification of open-end mutual funds: A comparison of load and no-load funds. Doctoral dissertation, Huizenga Graduate School of Business and Entrepreneurship, NSU.

Sunbel, S. (2005). Migrating to 10 Gigabit Ethernet: A case study. Preliminary doctoral dissertation proposal, Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, NSU.

Underwood, K. (2005). Development of an electronic performance support system (EPSS) for instructors of psychomotor skills. Doctoral dissertation proposal, Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, NSU.

2004


Bradley, T. (2004). An inquiry into the cultural differences of entrepreneurs and nonentrepreneurs in the former communist nations of Russia, Ukraine, via, Lithuania, Romania, the Czech Republic, Poland, Armenia, Uzbekistan, Bulgaria, and Kyrgyzstan. Doctoral dissertation, Huizenga Graduate School of Business and Entrepreneurship, NSU.

Donnelley, T., Jr. (2004). Extending the technology acceptance model: Additional factors affecting the adoption of e-commerce by senior American residents. Doctoral dissertation, Huizenga Graduate School of Business and Entrepreneurship, NSU.

Francis, C. (2004). The effects of legislation on the U.S. banking industry performance and further comparative relational influences on other banking industries in the world. Doctoral dissertation, Huizenga Graduate School of Business and Entrepreneurship, NSU.

Gardner, D. L. (2004). Method and apparatus for enhanced e-mail filtering and routing employing directory-based information and policies. Doctoral dissertation, Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, NSU. https://nsuworks.nova.edu/gscis_etd/536/

Goodman, N. (2004). A study of a historically Black land grant university faculty and staff reaction to transformational and transactional leadership: An empirical study. Doctoral dissertation, Huizenga Graduate School of Business and Entrepreneurship, NSU.

Livermore, J. (2004). Factors that impact implementing an agile software development methodology. Doctoral dissertation, Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, NSU.

Murray, B. (2004). The design and implementation of a customer care intranet-based knowledge management system at SBC DataComm. Doctoral dissertation, Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, NSU.

Osman, A. (2004). Effects of age, gender, and job level on job satisfaction of public service employees in The Bahamas. Doctoral dissertation, Huizenga Graduate School of Business and Entrepreneurship, NSU.

Pollard, H. W. (2004). The impact of auditor attributions for failure on observer perceptions of auditor power and trust. Doctoral dissertation, Huizenga Graduate School of Business and Entrepreneurship, NSU.

Sweet, D. N. (2004). The recovery response of small industrial firms in corporate turnaround. Doctoral dissertation, Huizenga Graduate School of Business and Entrepreneurship, NSU.


2003


Morgenstern, P. (2003). Implementation of a wireless LAN in a university environment: The Western Michigan University Haworth College of Business case study. Doctoral dissertation, Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, NSU.

Ramage, T. R. (2003). A system-level comparison of cost-efficiency and return on investment related to online course delivery. Doctoral dissertation, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU.