Dissertation Abstract Journal - November 2017

Dissertation Abstract Journal - November 2017

Rosetta Brown, EDD/CI
Stacey Williams-Watson, PHD/HEA
Gloria Washington, EDD/ET
Artresa Y. Eady-Mays, DM
Sarah M. Ware, PHD/NUR
Chukwuemeka Chilaka, DHA
Teri Tranholt-Hochstein, DM
Patricia A. Walker, DHA
Mary E. Mann, EDD/CI
Kenae Boyer Black, DM

Dissertation Abstract(s): 

Exploring the Causes of Underachievement of African American Boys: A Qualitative Descriptive Case Study

Author: 
Rosetta Brown
Program of study: 
Ed.D./CI
Abstract: 
The qualitative descriptive case study explores the underachievement phenomenon of fourth-grade African American boys in New York City public elementary schools.

Learning Management Systems in Traditional Face-to-face Courses: A Narrative Inquiry Study

Author: 
Gloria Washington
Program of study: 
Ed.D./ET
Abstract: 
The purpose of the qualitative narrative inquiry study was to explore accounts of individual higher education instructors’ experiences utilizing LMSs as a potential platform for teaching and learning

A Qualitative Descriptive Case Study of Caring Nursing Among Students During Simulation

Author: 
Sarah M. Ware
Program of study: 
Ph.D./NUR
Abstract: 
Caring is the embodiment of nursing. In light of the limited practice opportunities for nursing students, high-fidelity simulation (HFS) has become an effective alternative to real world experiences.

A Narrative Inquiry Exploring the Perceived Challenges in Caring for Developmentally Disabled Individuals: Family Members' Perspectives

Author: 
Chukwuemeka Chilaka
Program of study: 
D.H.A.
Abstract: 
The purpose of this narrative inquiry qualitative study was to explore the experiences of direct caregivers in West Texas who are parents of individuals with developmental disabilities, to determine t
November, 2017