July 2020

Dissertations

  1. An assessment of dropout rates of former youth ministry participants in conservative Southern Baptist megachurches
    Shields, James Brandon, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2008, Ph.D.
    Subject: Social sciences education
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Explicit strategic instruction: Closing the reading comprehension achievement gap
    Glennon, Juia Marie, New England College, 2015, Ed.D.
    Subject: Education
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. The influences of the developmental process of a school's written vision statement and goals on their sustainability
    Swensen, Deborah Lucy, Brigham Young University, 2008, Ph.D.
    Subject: Educational administration
  10. The relationship between mentoring and spiritual formation among nontraditional theological seminary students
    Dunlow, Jacob, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2014, Ed.D.
    Subject: Religious education
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
    The effectiveness of humor in persuasion: The case of business ethics training
    Lyttle, James Bruce, York University (Canada), 2001, Ph.D.
    Subject: Management
  16. Indigent client perceptions of barriers to marriage and family therapy
    Gibson, Florencetta Hayes, University of Louisiana at Monroe, 2003, Ph.D.
    Subject: Individual & family studies
    A comparative analysis of leadership development models in post-baccalaureate theological education
    Kiedis, Thomas Lee, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2009, Ph.D.
    Subject: Educational leadership
  17. Master's Degree and Post-Master's Certificate Preparation for the Academic Nurse Educator Role: The Use of the National League for Nursing Core Competencies of Nurse Educators as a Curriculum Guide
    Fitzgerald, Ann, Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis, 2017, Ph.D.
    Subject: Nursing
    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
  18. 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
    Cognitive effects on the neurophysiology and biomechanics of stroke recovery
    Diamond, Solomon Gilbert, Harvard University, 2004, Ph.D.
    Subject: Biomedical engineering
    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
    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
  19. A model for Biblical worldview development in Evangelical Christian emerging adults
    Erdvig, Roger Charles Stensrud, Liberty University, 2016, Ed.D.
    Subject: Education
    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
  20. 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
    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
  21. 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
    Improving decision making in healthcare operations
    Dean, Matthew D., University of Connecticut, 2010, Ph.D.
    Subject: Management
    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
    The Relationship Between Servant Leadership, Effective Leadership, and Ethical Leadership: A Non-profit Organization Correlational Study
    Ramseur, Andrea Gayle, Grand Canyon University, 2018, Ed.D.
    Subject: Educational leadership
  22. The Revolution May Not Be Televised but It Will Be Hashtagged: The Impact of Social Media on Social Movements, Racial Perceptions, and Real-World Activism
    Barnett Cosby, Nadine, Regent University, 2018, Ph.D.
    Subject: Communication
  23. E-learning: Investigating students' acceptance of online learning in hospitality programs
    Song, Sung Mi, Iowa State University, 2010, Ph.D.
    Subject: Educational technology
  24. Perceptions of executive coaches about wisdom in organizational leaders
    Livingston, Scott R., Indiana Wesleyan University, 2012, Ed.D.
    Subject: Management
  25. Organizational Change and How It Affects Healthcare Employees: A Study on Employee Resistance to Change in Electronic Medical Record Implementation
    Adeyemi, Oluwakemi A., Colorado Technical University, 2017, D.M.
    Subject: Health care management
    Millennial women in leadership: A new generation of women still facing gender inequalities in business leadership
    Addison-Lavelle, Laurie, Pepperdine University, 2016, Ed.D.
    Subject: Business administration
    Organizational change and how it affects healthcare employees: a study on employee resistance to change in electronic medical record implementation
    ADEYEMI, OLUWAKEMI A., Colorado Technical University, 2017, D.M.
    Subject: Health care management
    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
    The Collaborative Benefits of Google Apps Education Edition in Higher Education
    Cahill, Jacqueline L., Northcentral University, 2011, Ph.D.
    Subject: Educational technology

Masters Theses

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Use of compression garments for recovery from plyometric exercise
    Talaski, Jennifer Louise, North Dakota State University, 2016, M.S.
    Subject: Kinesiology
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Perception of Software Employees towards Human Resource Development Roles, Functions, and Professionals
    Barhate, Bhagyashree, Rochester Institute of Technology, 2016, M.S.
    Subject: Business administration
  10. Digital Activism: How Social Media Prevalence has Impacted Modern Activism
    Chapman, Kyle, University of Washington, 2016, Master's
    Subject: Sociology
  11. Organizational strategies that inspire and improve employee retention and morale
    Saliba, Soraya, Royal Roads University (Canada), 2007, M.A.
    Subject: Management
  12. How Social Media Communities Impact Consumer Behavior
    Martinka, Leslie, Gonzaga University, 2012, M.A.
    Subject: Communication
    Estimating the Impact of Need Fulfillment on Human Motivation According to Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
    Ahmed, Mohammed, The University of Akron, 2017, M.S.
    Subject: Health care management
  13. Advantages and Disadvantages of Flexible Seating
    Havig, Jenna S., Minot State University, 2017, M.Ed.
    Subject: Education
  14. 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
    Assessing lean 5S as industrial laboratory culture change: Utilizing the ADKAR model and the PDSA concept for a sustainable 5S system
    Grovom, Ryan D., California State University, Dominguez Hills, 2013, M.S.Q.A.
    Subject: Management
  15. Development of Native Warm-Season Turfgrass Mixes for Sod Production in the South Central Great Plains
    Underwood, James Robert, Oklahoma State University, 2017, M.S.
    Subject: Horticulture
    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
    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
  16. Gender role portrayals of modern Disney royalty: Stereotypical or androgynous?
    Lopreore, Katie M., Middle Tennessee State University, 2016, M.A.
    Subject: Gender studies
    Cryptocurrency the new money laundering problem for banking, law enforcement, and the legal system
    Jacquez, Todd, Utica College, 2016, M.S.
    Subject: Law
    Positive and Negative Effects of Social Media on Adolescent Well-Being
    Kennedy, Katie, Minnesota State University, Mankato, 2019, M.S.
    Subject: Health education
    Refresh. Create. Inspire: A Rhetorical Analysis of the Mission, Vision and Values Behind The Coca-Cola Company and the Digital Marketing Strategies of the "Open Happiness" Campaign
    Svendsen, Sara Edith, Liberty University, 2013, M.A.
    Subject: Marketing
  17. Analysis of the impact of technological advances on financial institutions
    Michalow, Michelle J., Utica College, 2016, M.S.
    Subject: Banking
    Virtual Employee Engagement Identifying Best Practices for Engaging a Remote Workforce
    Howell, Daniel C., Pepperdine University, 2018, M.S.
    Subject: Organizational behavior
    Design and Analysis of a Quadcopter
    Chodisetti, Likhitha, Texas A&M University - Kingsville, 2018, M.S.
    Subject: Mechanical engineering
    Influencer Marketing: Consumer Perception on Influencers and Its Role in Digital Communication Management
    Draganova, Ivona, Webster University, 2018, M.S.
    Subject: Marketing
  18. Application of Investigative Psychology to Psychodynamic and Human Development Theories: Examining Traits and Typologies of Serial Killers
    Smith, Jordyn, California Baptist University, 2018, M.A.
    Subject: Behavioral psychology
    The relationship between remote work and job satisfaction: the mediating roles of perceived autonomy, work-family conflict, and telecommuting intensity
    Schall, Marie Antoinette, San Jose State University, 2019, M.S.
    Subject: Psychology
    Relationship Between Job Satisfaction and Nurse to Patient Ratio with Nurse Burnout
    Teeter, Kayla, Gardner-Webb University, 2014, M.S.N.
    Subject: Nursing
    Orientalism redux: Inci Evine's "Harem"
    Zararsiz, Pinar, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2015, M.A.
    Subject: Art history
  19. Transitioning into advanced practice: Positive forces and obstacles experienced by advanced practice registered nurses
    Gillette, Elizabeth, Clarion University of Pennsylvania and Edinboro University, 2016, M.S.N.
    Subject: Nursing
    Negative Effects of Cyberbullying and Social Media Use among Young Adolescents
    Johnson, Auria La Rece, Texas Southern University, 2017, M.A.
    Subject: Communication
    Negative effects of cyberbullying and social media usage among young adolescents
    Johnson, Auria La Rece, Texas Southern University, 2017, M.A.
    Subject: Communication
    Sermaka Omare: The Ainu Motif of Protection. An Analysis of Traditional Ainu Artwork
    Hunger, Kristie Renee, Texas Woman's University, 2017, M.A.
    Subject: Art history
    Understanding the Marketing and Management of Trails Using Pestel Analysis
    Fosher, Holly, University of New Hampshire, 2018, M.S.
    Subject: Recreation
    What Is Social About Social Media Users? How Social Media Efficacy Impacts Information Evaluation Online
    Hocevar, Kristin Page, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2013, M.A.
    Subject: Mass communication
  20. Is your parenting style hindering your child's chances at succeeding in their post-seconday education? A pilot study of parent gender and parenting style effects on college student adjustment
    Jones, Natya K., The University of Mississippi, 2016, M.A.
    Subject: Sociology
    The Media's Portrayal of Human Trafficking versus Experiences: Understanding Human Trafficking from the Survivor's Perspective by Analyzing Media Portrayal of Human Trafficking and Debunking the Myths
    Sanders, Katherine, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2018, M.S.
    Subject: Criminology
    The Impact of Social Media on Mental Health
    Pond, Britini, University of Houston-Clear Lake, 2018, M.A.
    Subject: Criminology
    The Diffusion of Social Media in Public Relations: Use of Social Media In Crisis Response Strategies
    Wedlock, Brad C., University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2014, M.S.
    Subject: Communication
    Positive reinforcement in the classroom
    Misiowiec, Sylvia, Chapman University, 2006, M.A.
    Subject: Educational 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
  21. The Impact of Language Acquisition Through Motor Planning (LAMP) on Speech and Language Development in Children with Developmental Delays (DDs)
    McDaniel, Ella Corrine, Arkansas State University, 2017, M.C.D.
    Subject: Speech therapy
    Evaluating Effective Communication Methods: Improving Internal Communication
    Suthers, Amber, East Tennessee State University, 2017, M.S.
    Subject: Health sciences
    Using Agile Development Methods to Enable a Threat-Based Security Operations Center
    Range, Steven, Utica College, 2018, M.S.
    Subject: Computer science
    Letter Reversals in L2 Learners and the Link between Letter Reversals and Phonemic Awareness Skills
    Politte, Bayley, Arkansas State University, 2018, M.C.D.
    Subject: Speech therapy
    On the back of the army: A comparative study of Romanization in Britain and Egypt
    Wiseman, Renee, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2011, M.A.
    Subject: Ancient history
  22. Influences of an after-school literacy program: A Barton Reading and Spelling System(RTM) efficacy study
    Morgan, April Dawn, Arkansas State University, 2016, M.C.D.
    Subject: Speech therapy
    "The Door is Closed, but Not Locked: China's VPN Policy
    Yang, Kejing, Georgetown University, 2017, M.A.
    Subject: Asian studies"