Dissertation Abstract Journal - January 2017

Dissertation Abstract Journal - January 2017

William C. Hudson, EDD
Sally Palmer, DM/IST
Betty M. Leslie, PHD/NUR
Luis O. Noguerol, DM/IST
Joseph Esinte, PHD/NUR
Felicia Ann Riney, DBA
Alexis Best-Rhodes, PHD/NUR
Dao Moua Fang, DHA
Benjamin C. Ilo, DBA
Gbayanminin Dolo Diaminah, EDD
Elisa C. Roberson, PHD/HEA
Karen L. Greene, PHD/HEA
Daniel Roberts, DM/IST
Anne Elizabeth Montgomery, EDD/ET
David Buchman, DM
Hanna Gebretensae, EDD/CI
Nicholas J. McAuliffe, PHD/IO
Emmanuel Adu-Gyamfi, DM
Barbara Crump, PHD/NUR
Siba Abssi, DHA

Dissertation Abstract(s): 

Planner Technical Skills, Intelligent Transportation Systems Inclusion, and Deployment: A Correlational Study

Author: 
Sally J. Palmer
Program of study: 
D.M./IST
Abstract: 
The research explored a barrier to intelligent transportation systems (ITS) deployment. The purpose of the research involved understanding whether practitioner technical skills correlated to the fre

The Relationship between Clinical Curriculum and First Time NCLEX-RN Success: A Correlational Study

Author: 
Betty M. Leslie
Program of study: 
Ph.D./NUR
Abstract: 
This quantitative correlational, descriptive study examined what relationships exist, if any, between clinical design and implementation of nursing clinical curriculum with National Council Licensur

A Qualitative Study: Being Proactive in Detecting and Preventing Fraud in the Post Sarbanes-oxley Era

Author: 
Felicia Ann Riney
Program of study: 
D.B.A.
Abstract: 
The purpose of this study is to apply the qualitative research method of descriptive single-case study design to explore the phenomenon of fraud in companies in the state of Arkansas by conducting f

New Graduate Nurses Perceived Level of Support During the First Year as a Professional Nurse

Author: 
Alexis Best-Rhodes
Program of study: 
Ph.D./NUR
Abstract: 
The purpose of this qualitative phenomenological study was to explore and understand the lived experience of new graduate baccalaureate-prepared nurses during the first year as professional nurses.

Social-cultural, Religious, and Health System Barriers to Hepatitis B Screening Among HMONG: A Case Study

Author: 
Dao Moua Fang
Program of study: 
D.H.A.
Abstract: 
As immigrants from the Southeast Asia country of Laos, the Hmong people are disproportionally impacted by the hepatitis B infection and liver cancer compared to Non-Hispanic White.

Poro-sande Graduates' Attitudes Towards Poro-sande Education's Usurpation in Liberia: A Grounded Study

Author: 
Gbayanminin Dolo Diaminah
Program of study: 
Ed.D.
Abstract: 
This qualitative grounded study, conducted within a constructionist perspective, explained how Liberians forfeited opportunities for integrating the best elements of Liberia’s multicultural values i

Community College Composition Faculty in Information Literacy Assessment: A Qualitative Phenomenological Exploration

Author: 
Elisa C. Roberson
Program of study: 
Ph.D./HEA
Abstract: 
The need for information literacy proficiency assessment is increasing in higher education. Information literacy is a competency that reflects the ability to know, find, evaluate, use, and ethically

A Comprehensive Plan for Providing Chaplaincy Support to Wounded Female Soldiers: A Delphi Study

Author: 
Daniel Roberts
Program of study: 
D.M./IST
Abstract: 
The purpose of this qualitative Delphi study was to build consensus on a comprehensive plan and model for creating a system by which male chaplains could provide effective support to wounded female

Massive Open Online Courses: Finding Consensus on Best Practices to Improve Learner Participation and Completion

Author: 
Anne Elizabeth Montgomery
Program of study: 
Ed.D./ET
Abstract: 
This study facilitated research on best practices for engaging learners, improve participation, and raise completion rates within massive open online courses (MOOC)s.

University and Community Partnerships: Phenomenological Study Exploring Participants' Experiences and Perceptions of Effectiveness and Sustainability

Author: 
Hanna Gebretensae
Program of study: 
Ed.D./CI
Abstract: 
University and community partnerships (UCPs) have gradually become the impetus for broadening the missions of higher education institutions and experiential learning, and for revitalizing communitie

Quantitative Correlational Study of Non-clinical Factors, Physician-characteristics, and Physician Resource Allocation Decision-making

Author: 
Siba Abssi
Program of study: 
D.H.A.
Abstract: 
Since the introduction of health insurance financing and different reimbursement schemes, factors not related to patient conditions were introduced to the process of physician resource allocation de
January, 2017