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Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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Dissertation: Mothers’ Voices in Early Childhood Education: A Dual Case Study of Resettled Refugee Mothers’ Perspectives, Rebecca John

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Dissertation: Science in the School Library Inquiry Model (SSLIM): A Mixed-Methods Case Study of the Implementation of a Science and Information Inquiry Curriculum in an Elementary Library, Bree L. Ruzzi

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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Dissertation: Understanding Technological, Pedagogical, and Content Knowledge in an Educational Technology Course: A Case Study of Social Studies Preservice Teacher's Beliefs and Dispositions, Mark M. Diacopoulos

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Dissertation: The Effects of Metacognitive Training on Algebra Students’ Calibration Accuracy, Achievement, and Mathematical Literacy, Deana J. Ford

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Dissertation: A Multi Case Study of Community College Discipline Faculty’s Participation in a Disciplinary Literacy Professional Learning Community, Kristen Howell Gregory

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Dissertation: A Continuum of Care: School Librarian Interventions for New Teacher Resilience, Rita Reinsel Soulen

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Dissertation: When it is Troublesome to Do Right: A Narrative Analysis of the Continual Censorship and “Sivilizing” of Huckleberry Finn, Angela P. Branyon

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Dissertation: A Delphi Study of Aviation Maintenance Experts' Recommendations for a Model School Curriculum, Fred D. Dyen

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Dissertation: Using Pre-Calculus and Calculus Student Work to Examine Student Problem Solving Abilities in Online and Face-to-Face Mathematics Courses, Sarah Catherine Ferguson

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Dissertation: Improving Second Language Lexical Acquisition Through Personalization and Contextualization: A Look at Intrinsic Cognitive Load Reduction Strategies, Curtis Kleinman

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Dissertation: Multimodal Literacy: Journey Through the Collaborative Transmediation of Wordless Picturebooks, Catherine Todd Thomson

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Dissertation: The Effect of Device When Using Smartphones and Computers to Answer Multiple-Choice and Open-Response Questions in Distance Education, Thomas Royce Wilson

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Dissertation: Alternative Assessment and Accountability: A Case Study of Policy Reform and Teacher Practice at the District Level, Amy Lynn Abbott

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Dissertation: Self-Regulation and Cognitive Load as Mediating Factors for Tailored Interactive Multimedia Instruction, Tammy Ann Bankus

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Dissertation: The Impact of Dual Identities of College Student-Athletes on Academic Performance, Stephen E. Knott

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Dissertation: Elementary Physical Education Teachers’ Content Knowledge and Pedagogical Content Knowledge Of Overhand Throwing, James Allen Parrott

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Dissertation: Investigating an Intervention Used to Address Underachievement in Gifted and Non-Gifted High School Students: A Mixed Methodological Study, Melissa (Missy) C. Sullivan

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Dissertation: Implementing Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Strategies Using Children's Literature in the Urban Multicultural Preschool: Examining Teachers' Language Dialect Beliefs and Practices, Nicole Victoria Bailey Austin

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Dissertation: Effect of an Adaptive Thinking Training Methodology on Critical Thinking Disposition Using Human Patient Simulators: A Catalyst for Preparing Advanced Nursing Students, Robert Joseph Fitkin Jr.

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Dissertation: The Impact of Design-Based Modeling Instruction on Seventh Graders' Spatial Abilities and Model-Based Argumentation, William J. McConnell

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Dissertation: The Impact of the C. L. E. A. R. (Challenge Leading to Engagement, Achievement, and Results) Curriculum Model on Reading Achievement at the Third Grade Level, Robin Gale Puryear

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Dissertation: A Phenomenological Case Study Concerning Science Teacher Educators' Beliefs and Teaching Practices About Culturally Relevant Pedagogy and Preparing K-12 Science Teachers to Engage African American Students in K-12 Science, Janice Bell Underwood

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Dissertation: School Library Advocacy: Perceptions of Building Influence, Elizabeth A. Burns

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Dissertation: "The Poor Kid Finds the Pirate Treasure": Depictions of Social Class in Newbery Medal and Honor Books 2004-2013, Danielle Eileen Forest

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Dissertation: Professional Identity and Pedagogical Discontentment in High School Science Teachers Participating in a Professional Development Institute, Stephanie J. Hathcock

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Dissertation: Global and Criteria Based Judgments of an Undergraduate Exit Writing Examination, Katrice Alexandria Hawthorne

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Dissertation: Autism Assessment Scale for Children (AASC): The Development of a DSM-V AIigned Questionnaire to Screen School-Aged Children for High Functioning Autism, Christine Hebert

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Dissertation: At the College Gates: A Phenomenological Study of STEM Identity Formation at a STEM Program at a Historical Black University, Maria O'Hearn

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Dissertation: The Effects of Cooperative Grouping Strategies and a Three-Level Evaluation Tool on Student Soft Skills Achievement and Satisfaction Within a Problem-Based Instructional Model in the Soft Sciences, Kelly Stoneman Rippard

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Dissertation: An Appreciative Look: Examining the Development of Urban Youths' Civic Identity In and Out of the Social Studies Classroom, Wendy Elaine Scott

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Dissertation: Perspectives of International Students Performing Service-Learning in the United States: A Case study With Amizade, Suzanne Beth Unger

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Dissertation: Addressing the Needs of Students With Color Vision Deficiencies in the Elementary School Library, Karla Bame Collins

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Dissertation: Preservice Teachers' Epistemological Beliefs: A Study of Student and Course Characteristics, Peter B. Baker

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Dissertation: A Mixed Methods Study of Special Education Teachers' Knowledge of Reading Instruction and Perceptions Concerning Their Preparation to Teach Reading, Cynthia Darden Blakeslee

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Dissertation: The Nature and Role of Physical Models in Enhancing Sixth Grade Students' Mental Models of Groundwater and Groundwater Processes, Debra Lynne Foster Duffy

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Dissertation: “This Intense Desire to Know the World”: Factors Influencing the Selection of Multicultural Children's Literature, Kasey L. Garrison

Dissertation: Creating a Predictor Model for High School Non-Completers, Alicia A. Pruitt

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Dissertation: The Influence of Teacher Preparation Programs' Field Experiences on Pre-Service Teacher Candidates' Sense of Teaching Efficacy, Alison Marie Reddy

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Dissertation: Can Practice Calibrating by Test Topic Improve Public School Students' Calibration Accuracy and Performance on Tests?, Rose M. Riggs

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Dissertation: Teacher Beliefs, Knowledge, and Practice of Metacognition and Self-Regulated Learning, Robin S. Spruce

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Dissertation: The Impact of an Intensive Experience on Prospective Teachers' Perception of the Uses of Digital, Interactive Text Among K-12 Students, Francis W. Stonier

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Dissertation: The Impact of Developmental Mathematics Courses and Age, Gender, and Race and Ethnicity on Persistence and Academic Performance in Virginia Community Colleges, James Dael Wolfle

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Dissertation: Effect of a Mindfulness Intervention on Community College Students' Writing Apprehension and Writing Performance, Megan E. Britt

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Dissertation: Understanding Fourth Graders' Decline in Reading Motivation from Students' and Teachers' Perspectives, Christine A. Hebert

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Dissertation: Elementary Teachers' Views of Environmental Education, Rose M. Hotchkiss

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Dissertation: How “Struggling” Readers Engage in Literacy Events in Middle School Science: An Analysis of Interactions in Literacy Events, Kristin Cartwright Palmer

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Dissertation: Elementary Principals' Literacy Practices and Their Relationship to Student Achievement in Reading, Sandra Carper Cox

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Dissertation: Where is the Learning in Smaller Learning Communities? Academic Press, Social Support for Learning, and Academic Engagement in Smaller Learning Community Classrooms, Christopher Michael Fischer

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Dissertation: Adjustment Experiences and Ethnic Identity Attitudes Among High School Students in Advanced Academic Programs, Tiffany Michelle Hall

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Dissertation: Urban Elementary Students' Views of Environmental Scientists, Environmental Caretakers and Environmentally Responsible Behaviors, Patricia Lynne Horne

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Dissertation: An Examination of the Reading First Program at a Southeastern Virginia Elementary School and the Impact on K–2 Student Reading Achievement, Leslie Ford Lippard

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Dissertation: Secondary English Teachers' Attitudes Toward disciplinary and Literacy Learning Implications for Pedagogical Praxis and Reform, Stephanie Kay Sugioka

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Dissertation: The Experiences of Secondary Social Studies Teachers With Historical Thinking Skills, Denise Lorraine Trombino

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Dissertation: The Effect of Individual or Group Guidelines on the Calibration Accuracy of High School Biology Students, Camilla C. Walck

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Dissertation: The Effects of Training in Peer Assessment on University Students' Writing Performance and Peer Assessment Quality in an Online Environment, Yun Xiao

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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Dissertation: The Effects of Elaborative Interrogation and Summarization on Student Comprehension, Retention, and Satisfaction in Online, Self-Paced Instruction, Heather M. Brown

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Dissertation: A Meta-Analysis of Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Provider Effects on Student Achievement, Shanan L. Chappell

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Dissertation: Exploratory Study of the Relationship Between State Fiscal Effort and Academic Achievement, Timothy A. Goodale