Dissertation Abstract Journal - June 2017

Dissertation Abstract Journal - June 2017

Scott A. McCalla, DM
Michelle Baxley, PHD/NUR
Tricia Delk, EDD/CI
William J. Hopkins, DM
Elizabeth Ponce-Lugo, EDD
Joyce G. Davis, EDD/CI
Guy A. B. Stillwell Smith, DBA
Redelia Q. House, EDD/CI
Marsha N Prawl, EDD
Silva Porter-Deal, EDD/CI
Denise Robertson-Lambert, DM
Gloria Bruce, EDD/CI
Rani D. Raju, PHD/NUR
Tara Kamilah Wade, EDD/CI
Vannessa A. Smith-Washington, EDD/CI
Abdullah A. Khawam, DBA
Kim Paige, PHD/HEA
Juenara D. Washington, DM
Philippa Sherlett Duncan, DBA
Debra K. Hoag, PHD/NUR

Dissertation Abstract(s): 

Policy Characteristics for the Prevention of Workplace Bullying Anteceded by Heterosexism: A Delphi Study

Author: 
Scott A. McCalla
Program of study: 
D.M.
Abstract: 
Since the 1969 Stonewall riots in New York City, LGBTQ individuals have orchestrated a significant movement toward equality; however, heterosexism, and workplace bullying are still prevalent concern

The Efficacy of Multicultural Education Training in Teacher-credentialing Programs: A Descriptive Case Study

Author: 
Tricia Delk
Program of study: 
Ed.D./CI
Abstract: 
The purpose of the qualitative descriptive embedded single case study research was to explore how multicultural curriculum and instruction in a teacher-credentialing program prepared pre-service tea

Psychological Challenges of Saudi Female International Students in Virginia: A Single Qualitative Case Study

Author: 
Joyce G. Davis
Program of study: 
Ed.D./CI
Abstract: 
Saudi Arabian female international students enrolled in a public university in Northern Virginia used either problem-focused coping or emotion-focused coping strategies to overcome psychological and

A Collaborative Leadership Approach to Carbon Sequestration: An Exploratory Multiple-case study

Author: 
Guy A. B. Stillwell Smith
Program of study: 
D.B.A.
Abstract: 
Inconsistent outcomes from four carbon capture and storage (CCS) demonstration projects in Alberta, Canada have resulted in limited adoption of similar such projects. The purpose of this qualitative

A Qualitative Study Exploring Guardian Participation of African-american Students in Ohio Middle Schools

Author: 
Redelia Q. House
Program of study: 
Ed.D./CI
Abstract: 
The purpose of this qualitative exploratory case study was to look into the perceptions of administrators, guardians of African-American students, counselors, teachers, and former African–American s

Teachers' Perceptions of the Effects of Recess on Children: A Qualitative Phenomenological Study

Author: 
Marsha N. Prawl
Program of study: 
Ed.D.
Abstract: 
Some schools across the United States are replacing recess time for elementary school and relatively little research has been done regarding the impacts of this on students.

Tied Migrants and Career Women: A Phenomenological Study Exploring the Lived Experiences of Military Spouses

Author: 
Denise Robertson-Lambert
Program of study: 
D.M.
Abstract: 
The purpose of the qualitative phenomenological study was to explore the perceptions and lived experiences of military spouses of active duty service members to make meaning of their experiences as

A Phenomenological Study on Muslim Students' Experiences in the United States' Public Middle Schools

Author: 
Gloria Bruce
Program of study: 
Ed.D./CI
Abstract: 
The purpose of the qualitative phenomenological study was to explore the lived experiences of 10 current Muslim public middle school students in the United States. The study included 10 in-depth int

Exploring the Decisions of African American Teachers About Remaining in Public Education

Author: 
Tara Kamilah Wade
Program of study: 
Ed.D./CI
Abstract: 
The purpose of this qualitative exploratory case study was to explore African American tenured teachers’ decision-making process related to remaining in public education in Western New York in 2015-

Project Manager's Role in Safety Performance of Saudi Construction Firms: A Correlational Study

Author: 
Abdullah A. Khawam
Program of study: 
D.B.A.
Abstract: 
Leaders in developed countries have been able to reduce accident rates at building construction sites because of intensive commitment to implementing safety regulations and improving health and safe

Undergraduate Students' General Self-efficacy in a Problem-based Learning (PBL) Biomedical Engineering Major: A Quantitative Study

Author: 
Kim Paige
Program of study: 
Ph.D./HEA
Abstract: 
The quantitative, correlational design of this study examined self-efficacy in an undergraduate biomedical engineering (BME) program where pedagogical practices are centered around problem-based lea
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