Dissertation Abstract Journal - March 2018

Dissertation Abstract Journal - March 2018

Vincent John Fernandes, DM
Hripsime Rita Essaian, DM
Carla Henderson, DM
Shabie H. Anouar, EDD/CI
Cheryl K. Seelig, DHA
Tina M. Christen, EDD
Ashley Mallett, PHD/HEA
Anne Jacklin, EDD
Lynn M. Doran, EDD/CI
Kristine F. Meze-Burtis, DM

Dissertation Abstract(s): 

Volunteer Motivation, Organizational Commitment, and Engagement: Knights of Columbus Explanatory Case Study

Author: 
Vincent John Fernandes
Program of study: 
D.M.
Abstract: 
The purpose of this qualitative explanatory single case study was to understand why Knights of Columbus (KofC) volunteers in Ontario, Canada demonstrate motivation, organizational commitment, and enga

Commitment of Nurses to Quality of Care and Patient Satisfaction: The Role of Generational Differences

Author: 
Hripsime Rita Essaian
Program of study: 
D.M.
Abstract: 
Work ethics differ among different generations of nurses, and ethical and professional values lessen with the younger demographic while values of self-expression increase.

Perceived Influences of Healthcare Reform on Attitudes and Behaviors within Healthcare Facilities

Author: 
Carla Henderson
Program of study: 
D.M.
Abstract: 
The 2010 Healthcare Reform and Affordable Care Act has been a catalyst for change within healthcare facilities and their leadership who have had to adapt to new philosophies and methods of business.

Zoo-phonics' Effect on Rate of Improvement and Risk Indicators: A Quasi-experimental Study

Author: 
Shabie H. Anouar
Program of study: 
Ed.D./CI
Abstract: 
This quasi experimental quantitative study sought to determine if Zoo-phonics had a statistically significant effect on AIMSweb Rate of Improvement scores and Risk Indicator scores for students who we

Identifying the Barriers to Achievement for Students with Disabilities and Strategies to Overcome Them

Author: 
Tina M. Christen
Program of study: 
Ed.D.
Abstract: 
In order for students with disabilities to be successful and improve academically it is essential to make reasonable accommodations to grade level curriculum that may be too academically challenging

Factors Contributing to Student Satisfaction and Academic Experience: A Rural Community College Correlational Study

Author: 
Ashley Mallett
Program of study: 
Ph.D./HEA
Abstract: 
Student satisfaction at higher education institutions involves multiple contributing factors, including the educational learning environment, but evidence has primarily focused on 4-year universitie
March, 2018