August 2020

Dissertations

  1. A Correlational Study on Interactive Technology Use and Student Persistence In eLearning Classes at an Online University
    Edwards, Carol T., Northcentral University, 2017, Ph.D.
    Subject: Information technology
  2. Content Analysis of the Theory Base Used in the Conference Proceedings of the Association of Educational Communications and Technologies
    Flynt, Peggy R., Nova Southeastern University, 2014, Ed.D.
    Subject: Education
  3. Factors that Influence Successful Organizational Change in Corporations: Examination of Change Management, Employees' Reaction to Change, and Change Outcomes
    Roberts, Augustus Dee, University of Maryland University College, 2017, D.Mgt.
    Subject: Management
  4. Why Did You Stay?: A Case Study of Male Student Persistence in Technical College
    Froehlich-Mueller, Kerry, Northcentral University, 2017, Ed.D.
    Subject: Community college education
  5. How High School Students' Perceptions of Their Teacher-Student Relationships Relate to Their Academic Achievement
    Short, Lori A., Northcentral University, 2017, Ed.D.
    Subject: Secondary education
  6. Exploring the Antecedents and Outcomes of Shared Aversive Leadership
    Marshall, Chad J., University of South Alabama, 2018, D.B.A.
    Subject: Organizational behavior
  7. The K-12 Service-Learning Standards and Fourth Grade Students' Math Achievement: A Quasi-Experimental Study in Georgia
    Clark, Tanner, Northcentral University, 2017, Ed.D.
    Subject: Elementary education
  8. A Quantitative Study of Grit as a Predictor of Online Course Success at a Suburban Michigan Community College
    Climer, Steven L., Northcentral University, 2017, Ph.D.
    Subject: Higher education
  9. Polymodality, counterpoint, and heptatonic synthetic scales in jazz composition; and its application in an original piece "Polymodal Jazz Suite for Quartet"
    Celi Ramos, Diego Alejandro, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2016, A.Mus.D.
    Subject: Music
    Organizational Change Readiness: Effects of Organizational Structure and Leadership Communication in Organizational Change
    Krishnan, Rajesh R., University of Maryland University College, 2018, D.Mgt.
    Subject: Management
    Spanish and English Guided Reading for English Language Learners: A Nonequivalent Quantitative Quasi-Experimental Study
    Lazaro-Farmer, Maggie Marie, Northcentral University, 2019, Ph.D.
    Subject: Bilingual education
  10. Blended Technology Rich Instruction Verses Blended Computer Managed Instruction in 8th Grade Digital Literacy Instruction
    Puccetti, Gregory Peter, Northcentral University, 2017, Ph.D.
    Subject: Educational technology
  11. A Quantitative Study of the Relationship between Pre-Service and In-Service Teacher Violence Training to Reduce Stress and Attrition
    Tucker, Angela, Northcentral University, 2018, Ph.D.
    Subject: Teacher education
    A Quantitative Correlational Study of Georgia High School Graduation and Retention Rates of Students with Disabilities
    Rose, Dale Rennard, Northcentral University, 2019, Ph.D.
    Subject: Special education
  12. Teaching Critical Thinking Using High-Impact Practices: A Quantitative Study
    Rosfeld, Kimberlina, Northcentral University, 2017, Ph.D.
    Subject: Higher education
    A Quasi-Experimental Study of the Effectiveness of Pennsylvania's Mandatory Concussion Education Program for High School and Middle School Football Coaches
    Cuthbert, Randall, Northcentral University, 2018, Ed.D.
    Subject: Sports Management
  13. Organizational behavior: Perceptions analysis of micro and macro organizational behavior in an organizational setting
    Delich, Joshua T., University of North Texas, 2015, Ph.D.
    Subject: Organizational behavior
    Leadership Style and Leadership Education: A Phenomenological Study of Nurse Leader and Frontline Charge Nurse Perceptions of Leadership Style and Leadership Education in Hospitals
    Smith, Candace S., Northcentral University, 2017, Ph.D.
    Subject: Educational philosophy
  14. A Causal-Comparative Quasi-Experimental Study: Self-Efficacy and Underrepresented Minorities (URMs) Success in High School STEM Advanced Academic Placement (AAP) Courses
    Yingling, Stephanie A., Northcentral University, 2018, Ed.D.
    Subject: Education
  15. Social Media and Self-Evaluation: The Examination of Social Media Use on Identity, Social Comparison, and Self-Esteem in Young Female Adults
    Solomon, Michelle, William James College, 2016, Psy.D.
    Subject: Clinical psychology
  16. Application of Jean Watson's Theory of Transpersonal Caring in Nurses Practicing in a Pain Center
    Hubert, Patricia Malone, Seton Hall University, 2018, D.N.P.
    Subject: Nursing
    Student retention at the community college: Meeting students' needs
    Jacobs-Biden, Jill, University of Delaware, 2007, Ed.D.
    Subject: Community college education
  17. Cyber-Supply Chain Visibility: A Grounded Theory of Cybersecurity with Supply Chain Management
    Mayounga, Andre T., Northcentral University, 2017, Ph.D.
    Subject: Business administration
  18. The Effects of Watson's Theory of Human Caring on the Nurse Perception and Utilization of Caring Attributes and the Impact on Nurse Communication
    McMillan, Mary Owens, Gardner-Webb University, 2017, D.N.P.
    Subject: Nursing
  19. Increasing Response Rates for Student Evaluations of Teaching for an Online Graduate Program
    Van Drie-Yockey, Sandra Jayne, Northcentral University, 2017, Ed.D.
    Subject: Higher education
  20. Stress, Conscientiousness, Neuroticism and Depression among Dental Students at Loma Linda University
    Bokhari, Ahmed, Loma Linda University, 2016, Dr.P.H.
    Subject: Health education
    Factors Influencing Customer Satisfaction at a Fast Food Hamburger Chain: The Relationship Between Customer Satisfaction and Customer Loyalty
    Kabir, Jahangir M., Wilmington University (Delaware), 2016, D.B.A.
    Subject: Business administration
    Consumer Resistance to Sponsored eWOM: The Roles of Influencer Credibility and Inferences of Influencer Motives
    Jiang, Mengtian, Michigan State University, 2018, Ph.D.
    Subject: Mass communication
    A Phenomenological Study To Explore Transgenerational Trauma: An Australian Aboriginal Perspective
    Brown, Karen B., The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 2017, Ph.D.
    Subject: Ethnic studies
  21. "The Classical School, Deterrence Theory, and Zero Tolerance": An analysis of a mandatory zero tolerance sanctioning policy in relation to The Classical School of Criminology and Deterrence Theory
    Saeler, Adam, Nova Southeastern University, 2015, Ph.D.
    Subject: Criminology
    Managing Change in IT projects: Using Kotter's Eight Step Process to Examine Lewin's Unfreeze-Move-Refreeze Theory
    Grant, Mark T., Northcentral University, 2016, Ph.D.
    Subject: Business administration
  22. Nurses Supporting Nurses: Implementation of a Mentor Training Program to Improve New Graduate Registered Nurses' Sense of Belongingness
    Phifer, Sheri, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2019, D.N.P.
    Subject: Nursing
  23. A correlation study of pk12 teacher experience, education level, turnover, and student achievement
    Walker, Ashlin C., Northcentral University, 2017, Ed.D.
    Subject: Early childhood education
    A Correlation Study of PK12 Teacher Experience, Education Level, Turnover, and Student Achievement
    Walker, Ashlin C., Northcentral University, 2017, Ed.D.
    Subject: Early childhood education
  24. The scientific way of warfare: Order and chaos on the battlefields of modernity
    Bousquet, Antoine James Aime, London School of Economics and Political Science (United Kingdom), 2007, Ph.D.
    Subject: International relations
  25. The effectiveness of humor in persuasion: The case of business ethics training
    Lyttle, James Bruce, York University (Canada), 2001, Ph.D.
    Subject: Management

Masters Theses

  1. Social accounting for international oil companies: A judicial critique
    Musk, Thomas Dale, University of Calgary (Canada), 2002, M.E.Des.
    Subject: Environmental science
  2. Reforming the criminal justice system: A pragmatic approach to building a sustainable system
    Smith, Da'Mon J., University of Central Oklahoma, 2011, M.A.
    Subject: Public administration
  3. Crisis Management in Social Media: The Importance of Social Media and How Companies Utilize Social Media in Crisis Situations
    Southorn, Isabell, Hawaii Pacific University, 2015, M.A.
    Subject: Communication
  4. Exploring attitudes on the issues of sex positive therapy and surrogate partner therapy referral and execution by licensed clinical mental health professionals
    Holzum, Damon Mitchell, California State University, Long Beach, 2015, M.S.W.
    Subject: Clinical psychology
    Exploring Mechanisms of (Dis)Engagement in Health and Physical Education Class with Adolescent Boys
    Jachyra, Patrick, University of Toronto (Canada), 2014, M.Sc.
    Subject: Physical education
  5. Correlations between Depression, Acculturative Stress, Social Connectedness, and Academic Performance in Minority College Students
    Wilson, Kimberly, Brenau University, 2019, M.S.
    Subject: Psychology
  6. Social Media Use and Its Impact on Body Image: The Effects of Body Comparison Tendency, Motivation for Social Media Use, and Social Media Platform on Body Esteem in Young Women
    Puglia, Deanna R., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2017, M.A.
    Subject: Public health
  7. Social Media and Self-Esteem: The Relationship of Social Media Usage and Self-Esteem
    Barker, Jody Don, Arkansas State University, 2018, M.S.M.C.
    Subject: Psychology
  8. Celebrity Endorsement vs. Influencer Marketing Perception of Credibility among Millennials
    Tayyebtaher, Nazanin, Webster University, 2019, M.S.
    Subject: Marketing
    From Social Media Uses and Gratifications to Social Media Addiction: A Study of the Abuse of Social Media Among College Students
    Liu, Yuchen, University of Kansas, 2016, M.S.
    Subject: Mass communication
  9. What Makes Apple Consumers Brand Loyal? The Effects Brand Personality, Reputation, and Brand Identity on Brand Loyalty
    Pinson, Caroline, University of South Carolina, 2012, M.S.
    Subject: Marketing
  10. Understanding the Marketing and Management of Trails Using Pestel Analysis
    Fosher, Holly, University of New Hampshire, 2018, M.S.
    Subject: Recreation
  11. When racism goes institutional: A defense of institutional racism in the face of individualist criticisms
    Moschella, Marlisa Sen Yee, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2007, M.A.
    Subject: Philosophy
    College Student Beliefs about Scared Straight as a Deterrence Program for Juvenile Delinquency
    Pinones, Martha Alicia, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, 2016, M.S.
    Subject: Psychology
    The Effect of Purposeful Hourly Rounding on the Incidence of Patient Falls
    Brown, Crista H., Gardner-Webb University, 2016, M.S.N.
    Subject: Nursing
  12. Organizational strategies that inspire and improve employee retention and morale
    Saliba, Soraya, Royal Roads University (Canada), 2007, M.A.
    Subject: Management
    Proceso de implantacion de gestion total de la calidad en el departamento de quimica
    Celiz Castillo, Hernan Percy, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez (Puerto Rico), 1997, M.E.
    Subject: Management
  13. Gender role portrayals of modern Disney royalty: Stereotypical or androgynous?
    Lopreore, Katie M., Middle Tennessee State University, 2016, M.A.
    Subject: Gender studies
  14. Understanding the Nexus between Cryptocurrencies and Transnational Crime Operations
    Durrant, Sarah, City University of New York John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 2018, M.A.
    Subject: Criminology
  15. Participation factors in optional high school health and physical education
    Pybus, Colin M., Brock University (Canada), 2009, M.A.
    Subject: Physical education
  16. A new approach to measuring helicopter parenting: The multidimensional helicopter parenting scale
    Love, Hayley, Illinois State University, 2016, M.S.
    Subject: Psychology
    UBER: A Case Study in Strategy, Leadership and Change
    Spott, Patrick, The College of St. Scholastica, 2018, M.B.A.
    Subject: Management
    Influencer Marketing: Consumer Perception on Influencers and Its Role in Digital Communication Management
    Draganova, Ivona, Webster University, 2018, M.S.
    Subject: Marketing
  17. Transformational leadership and communication: Barack Obama case study
    Hanson, Sonja L., San Diego State University, 2014, M.A.
    Subject: Communication
  18. Social Networks and Internet-Facilitated Child Exploitation: A Review of Existing Material and Call for Research
    Ramdass, Tejwantie, Utica College, 2016, M.S.
    Subject: Computer science
    The Analysis of Nursing Shortages and Turnover Issues in Healthcare Organizations, and the Identification of Best Practices in Nursing Recruitment and Retention
    Hunter, Michael, Utica College, 2016, M.S.
    Subject: Health care management
    Retrospective Assessment of Dysphagia Screening and Outcomes Related to Future Dysphagia Assessment
    Springer, Margaret A., Rush University, 2015, M.S.
    Subject: Speech therapy
  19. Call-out culture: How online shaming affects social media participation in young adults
    Huffman, Ethan M., Gonzaga University, 2016, M.A.
    Subject: Mass communication
    Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Profit Performance: CSR For Profitability, CSR for Social Welfare, or CSR for Both Profitability and Social Welfare?
    HuangFu, JiangBo, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 2017, M.S.
    Subject: Economics
    Autonomous robotic landmine detection, mapping and avoidance
    Gowda, Sandesh, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2015, M.S.
    Subject: Robotics
  20. The Relationship Between Helicopter Parenting and Social Emotional Learning (SEL)
    Hussain, Hira A., University of Houston-Clear Lake, 2018, M.A.
    Subject: Clinical psychology
  21. Where's the rest of him?: An analysis of the political cartoons of Jeff MacNelly and Pat Oliphant about President Reagan
    Falkenberg, Mark, University of Montana, 1991, M.A.
    Subject: Journalism
    Positive and Negative Effects of Social Media on Adolescent Well-Being
    Kennedy, Katie, Minnesota State University, Mankato, 2019, M.S.
    Subject: Health education
    A New Approach to Cyber-Security
    Osmak, Karen Adair, San Diego State University, 2019, M.S.
    Subject: Criminology
    Optimizacion de sistemas de agua potable comunitarios; propuesta tecnica
    Alvarez Morales, Jose J., Universidad del Turabo (Puerto Rico), 2008, M.S.
    Subject: Environmental science
    Exploring the effects of scarcity, impulse buying, and product returning behavior in the fast fashion environment among female fashion conscious consumers
    Chatvijit, Sasikarn, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2012, M.S.
    Subject: Marketing
  22. Managing Workplace Diversity: The Importance of Diversity and Inclusion
    Rankin-Gomez, Kelly, Davenport University, 2011, M.B.A.
    Subject: Business administration
    Teacher Perceptions of Effectiveness of the Zones of Regulation
    Kisiel, Karli, Southern Connecticut State University, 2019, M.S.W.
    Subject: Social work
    Static and dynamic inventory models under inflation, time value of money and permissible delay in payment
    Khorrami, Babak, West Virginia University, 2001, M.S.I.E.
    Subject: Industrial engineering
    An analysis of the history of community policing and the Weed and Seed Program in Allentown, Pennsylvania
    O'Boyle, Sean P., Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, 2007, M.S.
    Subject: Public administration
    Developing a change management plan for organizational transformation
    Meade, Kimberly J., California State University, Dominguez Hills, 2013, M.S.Q.A.
    Subject: Management
    Effects of information technology on organizational communication: A case study of a selected healthcare organization
    Agboola, Toluwani C., The Florida State University, 2013, M.S.
    Subject: Communication
  23. Sex Offender Registry Acts: Deterrence or Moral Panic?
    Wood, Daniel J., Eastern Michigan University, 2017, M.A.
    Subject: Criminology
    Aplicacion de conceptos de gestion de proyectos y gestion de riesgo en el desarrollo de productos nuevos en el campo de tecnologia de informacion
    Aguilar Ramos, Catherine, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez (Puerto Rico), 2006, M.E.
    Subject: Industrial engineering
    Boeing's Behavior in a Liberalized Marketplace: The 787 Dreamliner Project and Impact on Puget Sound Workers
    Mseitif, Jesse L., University of Washington, 2014, Master's
    Subject: Labor economics
    Starbucks: Building a global brand
    Silva, Jessica Lorraine, Gonzaga University, 2015, M.A.
    Subject: Communication
    Gothic agents of revolt: The female rebel in "Pan's Labyrinth", "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass"
    Markodimitrakis, Michail-Chrysovalantis, Bowling Green State University, 2016, M.A.
    Subject: Film studies
  24. Perception of Software Employees towards Human Resource Development Roles, Functions, and Professionals
    Barhate, Bhagyashree, Rochester Institute of Technology, 2016, M.S.
    Subject: Business administration
    Advantages and Disadvantages of Flexible Seating
    Havig, Jenna S., Minot State University, 2017, M.Ed.
    Subject: Education
    Technoeconomic Analysis of the Co-Production of Hydrogen and Power in Thermochemical-Based Biorefineries
    Hanzon, Luke, Colorado School of Mines, 2011, M.S.
    Subject: Engineering
    The construct of psychopathy and its application to serial sexual murder: The cases of Ted Bundy and Edmund Kemper
    Healey, James, California State University, Fresno, 2005, M.S.
    Subject: Criminology
    Ethics in marketing research, target marketing, and advertising
    Shields, Angela, The College of St. Scholastica, 2011, M.B.A.
    Subject: Management
    Revisiting and re-visioning war genre conventions on film: The Hurt Locker
    Miller, Jan Elizabeth, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2013, M.A.
    Subject: Film studies
    Genre Analysis: The Gangster, The Evolved Detective and "The Dark Knight"
    Kaneshiro, Kamuela, Hawaii Pacific University, 2014, M.A.
    Subject: Communication
  25. Conflict Management Model for Project Managers
    Charboneau, Diana, The College of St. Scholastica, 2016, M.S.
    Subject: Management
    Monstrosity, madness, and marriage in Victorian literature: The Bronte novels---"Jane Eyre", Wuthering Heights", and "The Tenant of Wildfell Hall"
    Nikravesh, Negeen Natalie, San Diego State University, 2016, M.A.
    Subject: British & Irish literature
    An Examination of Failed Digital Forensics and the Criminal Justice System
    Lundquist, Ryan, Utica College, 2016, M.S.
    Subject: Criminology
    Instagram Influencers: The Effects of Sponsorship on Follower Engagement With Fitness Instagram Celebrities
    Neal, Morgan, Rochester Institute of Technology, 2017, M.S.
    Subject: Communication