Dissertation Abstract Journal - May 2017

Dissertation Abstract Journal - May 2017

Tenille D. Harris, EDD/CI
Agnes Urbas-Llewellyn, EDD
Narasimha Rao Vajjhala, DM
Phillip Dean Armitage, DHA
Leo Fleming-Farrell, DBA
John Buttiglieri, EDD/CI
Jurgen Duewel, EDD
Florise Medine Dossous, DBA
Kwadwo Osei-Ntansah, DM
Susanna Sarkissian McPhilomy, EDD
Eugene H. Pfeiffer, DM
Mince John Mathai, EDD/CI
Roger E. Henry Sr., DBA
Leili Hayati Green, EDD/ET
Nechama I. Chipantiza, DHA
Deanna Townsend-Smith, EDD/CI
Radica Bissoondial, DHA
Lois Burns, DM
Ursula Fernandez, DBA
Carole Josephine Gillam, DHA

Dissertation Abstract(s): 

Critical Reflection as a Learning Tool for Nurse Supervisors: A Hermeneutic Phenomenological Study

Author: 
Agnes Urbas-Llewellyn
Program of study: 
Ed.D.
Abstract: 
Critical reflection as a learning tool for nursing supervisors is a complex and multifaceted process not completely understood by healthcare leadership, specifically nurse supervisors. Despite a mul

Cultural Factors and Knowledge Sharing in Medium-sized Enterprises in Albania: A Qualitative, Multisite Case Study

Author: 
Narasimha Rao Vajjhala
Program of study: 
D.M.
Abstract: 
Knowledge sharing, if not successful, can hinder the development of small- and mediumsized firms because of loss of productivity and competitiveness.

Professional Development in the Canadian Armed Forces at the General Officer Level: A Phenomenological Study

Author: 
Jurgen Duewel
Program of study: 
Ed.D.
Abstract: 
The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore why there was a limited utilization of professional development opportunities by senior officers in the Canadian Forces.

Using Role-plays and Simulations to Motivate ESL Students in a Grammar Class: A Case Study

Author: 
Susanna Sarkissian McPhilomy
Program of study: 
Ed.D.
Abstract: 
The purpose of this instrumental case study was to gain understanding on how roleplaying and simulation techniques could be used in teaching grammar to learners of English as a Second Language (ESL)

Perceptions and Lived Experiences of Traditional Community College Developmental Mathematics Students

Author: 
Mince John Mathai
Program of study: 
Ed.D./CI
Abstract: 
Many students graduate from high school without adequate proficiency in mathematics, which is necessary to successfully undertake the challenges of college-level mathematics courses.

Users' Perception of Medical Simulation Training: A Framework for Adopting Simulator Technology

Author: 
Leili Hayati Green
Program of study: 
Ed.D./ET
Abstract: 
Users play a key role in many training strategies, yet some organizations often fail to understand the users’ perception after a simulation training implementation, their attitude about acceptance o

A Quantitative Analysis of Nurse Staffing Skill Mix to Quality of Care in Nursing Homes

Author: 
Nechama I. Chipantiza
Program of study: 
D.H.A.
Abstract: 
The purpose of this quantitative correlational study was to examine the relationship of quality of care to skill mix and nursing hours per resident day in nursing homes in New York State.

Job Satisfaction and Its Relationship on Retention: A Study of Long-term Care Nurses in Ontario, Canada

Author: 
Radica Bissoondial
Program of study: 
D.H.A.
Abstract: 
The purpose of this quantitative correlational study was to determine if a relationship exists between job satisfaction and retention of long-term care nurses in Ontario, Canada.
May, 2017