Published Dissertations On Leadership

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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Surprised by Growth: A Scholarly Personal Narrative on Mind, Body, and Spirit as Themes of Personal Resilience, Kristina C. Anderson

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Genius of Women: Giving Meaning to Lay Ecclesial Leadership, Mary K. Bungert

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Global Risk Leadership and Resilience: A US/India Information Technology Start-up Case Study, Patricia Connolly Stephan

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An Examination into the Underlying Factors that Promote the Effectiveness, Emily Kate Cripe

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A Schism in Youth Baseball and its Lingering Effects: A Case Study of One Community’s Experience, Richard DeMarco

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An Examination into the Underlying Factors that Promote the Effectiveness, Emily Kate Fischer Cripe

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Tastes for True Talent: How Professional Baseball Scouts Define Talent and Decide Who Gets to Play, Scott Gines

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The Extra Hour: Tensions and Dilemmas in Building an Extended Day Program, Kathryn Hinton

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Behavior Management Practices and School Workers’ Perceptions: What We Believe, How We Act, and Why, Kristin Hiykel

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Igniting the Flame: An Exploration of the Winding Journey of Social Justice Activist Identity Development, Vernon Henry Klobassa

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A Phenomenological Study of High School Principals’ Crucible Leadership Experiences, Gregory Stephen Martin

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A Quantitative Study of Enrollment Change during the Great Recession at Non-selective Small Private Colleges and Universities, Timothy J. Meyer

 

A Case Study of Veteran, Rural Superintendents’ Experiences, Dawn S. Olson

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Leadership and Spirituality in the U.S. Midwestern Workplace:, Lonnie R. Pederson

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Changes in Fame and Fortune: A Phenomenological Study of Professional Athletes Entering Retirement, Nichole M. Rens

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Success for All: A Case Study of a Comprehensive Reform Model’s Effect on an Urban Elementary School, Lynette K. Scott

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A Phenomenological Study of Women Administrators’, Pamela K. Tieszen

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Environment Matters: Examining the Lived Experience of First-Generation College Students at Private, Four-Year Universities, Emily Joy Allen

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Pay-for-Performance and a Decade of Reform: Changes in Principal Roles with the Rise of the Peer Coach, Renee Brandner

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The Transition Experience of Waldorf Elementary Graduates Attending Non-Waldorf High Schools, Peter Lawton

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A Dream Deferred: A Study of the Detrimental Effects Associated with a Lack of Legal Status and Denial of Post-Secondary Education to Undocumented High School Graduates, Gayle Marie Lwanga-Crumbley

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The Politicized Indian Woman: India’s Agendas on Women’s Education, Sabeena Mathayas

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Teachers’ perceptions of their own classroom management:, Lindsey Schiffler

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Trajectories, Transformations, and Transitions: A Phenomenological Study of College Students in Recovery Finding Success, Scott C. Washburn

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail: Examining Opportunities for Learning on a Continuous 2,185-Mile Self-Supported Hike, Bahne Bahnson

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Reconceptualizing Leadership through the Prism of the Modern Civil Rights Movement: A Grounded Theory Case Study on Ella Baker, Edna R. Comedy

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Understanding Pay: Perceptions, Communication and Impact in For-Profit Organizations, Nancy Diekmann

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Sex Sells: How Advertising Agencies' Commodification of Image Affects Older Women in Advertising, Diane Fittipaldi

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A Charism is a Nice Thing to Have: Catholic Culture within the Student Affairs Division at a Catholic University Lacking a Founding Order, Josh Hengemuhle

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“Building an Airplane in the Sky”: A Case Study on Perceptions of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), Emily D. Hines

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Rise and Fall of an Information Technology Outsourcing Program: A Qualitative Analysis of a Troubled Corporate Initiative, David A. Johanek

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Discipleship Formation in the African Methodist Episcopal Church in the 21st Century, Janet Johnson

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A New Game: Shifting the Leadership Culture to Close the Gender Gap in Corporate America, Deborah F. Koland

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Phenomenological Study of Engaging Mindset Development in Authentic, Applied Learning Environments in a Secondary School, Stephen Michael Pohlen

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Art, Life Story and Cultural Memory: Profiles of the Artists of the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial, Elise S. Roberts

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Twice Challenged: Differentiating Between English Language Acquisition and Learning Disabilities, Lisa Roen

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Retaining Teachers in High-Need Elementary Schools: Factors Influencing Teachers' Commitment to Their Work, Cheryl Ryan

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Caught in the Middle: Understanding the Experiences of Men Elementary School Teachers, Nate J. Schurman

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Dancing with Chains: A Case Study of Native Mandarin Chinese Teachers and Pedagogy in U.S. Higher Education, Jing Tong

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Parental Decision Making and Satisfaction Regarding School Choice Programs in Suburban Districts, Andrew J. Vollmuth

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African American Government Girls: Unspoken Narratives of Potential, Perseverance, and Power, Aura Wharton-Beck

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African American Government Girls: Unspoken Narratives of Potential, Perseverance, and Power, Aura Wharton-Beck

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A Case Study of Parental Experiences and Engagement in the Individual Educational Plan (IEP) Conference, Kevin Witherspoon

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Closest to the Heart – The Life of Emerson Hynes: A Biographical Study of Human Goodness with a Focus on the College Years, Jeanne L. Cofell

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Community Supported Agriculture: Building Community or Creating a Commodity?, Connie J. Everson

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There and Back Again: Perceived Long-Term Effects of a High School Immersion Abroad Experience, Nora A. Flom

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Public-Private School Cooperation: The Delivery of Special Education in Catholic Elementary Schools, Bonita A. Jungels

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Engaging Elementary Teachers in Reform: What Administrators and Policy Makers Should Know, Angela W, Lawrence

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Beyond the Fairytale: The Real Story of Homelessness, Margaret A. Lovejoy

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Phronesis in Defense Engineering: A Case Study in the Heroic Actions of Two Defence Engineers as they Navigate their Careers, Chandrakant B. Madhav

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Across the Tracks: A Case Study of a Rural Transnational Community, Jeffrey Alan Pesta

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Sustainable Environmental Education: Conditions and Characteristics Needed for a Successfully Integrated Program in Public Elementary Schools, Cara Rieckenberg

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Qualitative Study of Business Ethics Education: Preparing Leaders to Make Ethical Decisions, Karen L. Schuder

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Factors Influencing Student Placement Decisions in Elementary School Assignments, Laura Thorvilson

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We Shouldn't Even Know Each Other: A Scholarly Personal Narrative of the Development of Deeply Reciprocal Relationships Across Differences of Race and Class, Sandra M. Unger

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Hearts of Hope: Experiences of EBD Teachers and Factors Contributing to Career Longevity, Val Rae Boe

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A Phenomenological Study of Stress and Burnout Experienced by Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors, Derrick Crim

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College Aspirations and Preparation: How AVID Students Beat the Odds, Dana Cronin

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The Tip of the Iceberg: The Preparation of Special Education Teachers, Jill Kuehn

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Mission Possible: Teachers Serving as Agents of Social Change, Holly E. Kunkel-Pottebaum

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Blogging as a Medium of Social Support During the Adoption Process: A Phenomenological Study of Adopting Parent-Bloggers., Erin Elizabeth Laughery Carson

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Navigating the Hazardous Terrain and the Tranquil Waters: A Grounded Theory Study of the Leadership Development of Nurse Managers, Rebecca L. McGill

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Where Have All the Robins Gone? Power, Discourse, and the Closing of Robbinsdale High School, Mark E. Mertens

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From the Great State to the Great Beyond: A Case Study of How the Study Abroad Experience Prepares Accounting Students to Work in a Global Economy, Aimee Pernsteiner

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How Popular Music Artists Form an Artistic and Professional Identity and Portfolio Career in Emerging Adulthood, Janis F. Weller

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Site-Based Leadership: Extrapolating From Small Business to Charter Schools, Joan Arbisi Little

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Women‘s Resiliency, Power, & Leadership: A Study of Jewish Immigrant Women of the Progressive Era, Ariel Johanna Cohen

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Millennials in Ministry: The Experiences, Values and Vision of Rising Church Leaders, Jolene Cassellius Erlacher

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The Lived Experiences of Professional Engineers over the Life-Cycle of a Technological Device, Guillermo F. Gandara

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The Adult Dramaturgy of Youth Hockey: The Myths and Rituals of the “Hockey Family”, Clare Elizabeth Grundtner Koch

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Grounding Assessment in Authentic Pedagogy: A Case Study of General Education Assessment, Kevin Hall

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Transcending Towards Personal Freedom: Exploring the Lived Experiences of Professional Working Mothers, Ilena A. Lonetti

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Navigating the Total Institution: Locating the Collective Experience of a Physical Therapy Department within its Institutional and Professional Contexts, Sandy Marden-Lokken

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Online Learning and the Process of Change: The Experiences of Faculty and Students at a Two-Year College, Christine L. Schafer

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Pay-for-Performance Redux: A Comparative Case Study of Four Districts’ Experiences in One State, Theresa Sorenson

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The University of St. Thomas Doctorate in Leadership Program: Impact on Graduates, James A. Sturdevant

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Constructing Class: Exploring the Lived Experience of White Female Student Affairs Professionals from Working Class Families, Victoria Svoboda

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Leadership for Excellence: A Case Study of Leadership Practices of School Superintendents Serving Four Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Recipient School Districts, Klint Walter Willert

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A Phenomenological Study of the Lived Experiences of Elementary Principals Involved in Dual-Career Relationships with Children, Kirk A. Zeeck

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Learning Disabilities in a Poor, Rural School District: Student-Centered or System-Motivated?, Renee L. Chandler

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Reframing Mission: A Study of Institutional Change and Reinventing Healthcare Services in an Order of Catholic Nuns, John D. Fleming

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Pedagogy in Practice: Lived Experiences of Kodály-Inspired Music Educators, Leigh Ann Mock Garner

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The Life Experiences of Ethiopian Somali Refugees: From Refugee Camp to America., Ismail M. Gorse

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Virtual High School: Learning Communities for American Indian Students, Vickie A. Grant

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Patterns Under Construction: Nurses’ Lived Experiences Shaping Spiritual Care, Renee Kumpula

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Gifts to be Cultivated: Training in Dressmaking and Millinery 1860-1920, Susan R. Mack

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Making Pedagogy Political: An Examination of Simulations on Race, Karen McKinney

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High School English Language Learners of Latin American Descent Living in Rural Midwestern Communities, Teresa Lynn Morgan

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Playing the Game: The Impact of No Pass/No Play Sanctions on High School Athletes, A Youth Development Approach, Jennifer A. Oliphant

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Mothers Incarcerated, Children in Crisis: Private Troubles and Public Issues, Sharon Laverne Price

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Cop Confidential: Police Supervision and Sub-Culture, John G. Serier II

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Breathing New Life into an Old Edifice: A Historical Ethnography of a Vietnamese American Catholic Parish, Sharon Lee Tomlin

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How Lived Experiences Shape the Identities of First-Generation Greek Immigrants, Micheal S. Varverakis

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Success Despite the Odds: Achieving Academic Success with Spanish-Speaking English as a Second Language Students, Lloyd E. Winfield

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Does Access Equal Retention?: The Experiences of Long-term English Learners in Higher Education, Kelly Wonder

 

Below are the ASU EDL Doctoral Program Dissertation Titles. Each dissertation is available for check out at the ASU library.

Click on the links to view the title page and abstract for each dissertation.

Full dissertations can be viewed at NC Docks for dissertations published 2010 and after.

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A Comparative Evaluation of Instructional Levels Determined by the Text Reading and Comprehension (TRC) Assessment and an Informal Reading Inventory

Caroline Scott Armstrong Beam

Perceptions and Enactment of Instructional Coaching in North Carolina

“Dreamkeepers”: School Experiences from the Voices of Successful Adult African American Males

Dropouts Who Return for Their Ged: Personal Reflections on the Socio-Cultural Issues Related to Leaving School

Perceived Factors of a Quality Student Teaching Experience

Journey to the Presidency: Stories from Women Community College Presidents

The Start Point: a Grounded Theory Study of Aspirations and Needs of Trio Students at the Point of Entry into a Postsecondary Enrollment or Postsecondary Attainment Program

Exploration of 21st Century Skills Development Among Educators and Students Engaged in Online Collaborative Educational and Cultural Exchange Program: a Case Study of Us-Pakistan Online International Exchange Program

The Summative Impact of College Access Interventions: a Program Evaluation of Gear up North Carolina

Integrative Learning Within Tutoring in Higher Education: Contexts for Connections

An Investigation of the Experiences of Minority Males Participating in the North Carolina Community College System Minority Male Mentoring Programs

Women in the Integrated Circuit: a Study Examining the Intersection Between Technology, Subjectivity, and the Academy

Casting the Circle: an Arts-Based Inquiry into Creating Spaces for Emergent, Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Higher Education

Melanie Duckworth Honeycutt

Examining the Effect of Leadership Practices on Sustaining a Technology Innovation

First-Generation College Students and Academic Advising: Words of Wisdom from Academic Advisors

Internationalization in Community Colleges: Perceptions Regarding the Role of a State Consortium

The Freshman Academy Impact: a Comparison of Ninth Grade Structures Through Analyses of Student Perceptions and Performance Data

Understanding the Educational Experiences of Graduate Counseling Students Engaged in Therapeutic Expressive Arts-Based Activities

“Visitor to All, Native to None”: How Digital-Native Teacher Education Students Use Bricolage and Multiple Modalities to Construct Knowledge

International Library Development in Africa: Benefits, Challenges, and Sustainability

International Library Development in Africa: Benefits, Challenges and Sustainability

Predictors of Success for Community College Developmental Mathematics Students in Online, Hybrid, and Traditional Courses

George Harrison Hendricks

Predictors of Success for Community College Developmental Mathematics Student in Online, Hybrid, and Traditional Courses

The Learning and Development of Non-Traditional Women Within Social Constructivist 3d Immersive Environments

A Comparison of High School End of Course Test Results of Athletes and Non-Athletes in Three North Carolina High Schools

Finding Our Voices: the Bittersweet Journey of a Dream for First-Generation Female Doctoral Graduates

A Study of the Relationships Between Extracurricular Participation in Selected North Carolina High Schools and Student Achievement as Determined by Cumulative Grade Point Average

Examining the Impact of Student-Generated Screencasts on Middle School Science Students’ Interactive Modeling Behaviors, Inquiry Learning, and Conceptual Development

The Beliefs of K-12 Public School Principals About Disabilities and How Those Beliefs Inform Their Leadership of Students with Disabilities

The Beliefs of K-12 Public School Principals About Disabilities and How Those Beliefs Inform Their Leadership of Students with Disabilities

The Relationships of Selected Curriculum Program Areas on Credential Attainment of African American Males Enrolled in the North Carolina Community College System

Spirituality as a Component of Transformational Leadership Among Selected North Carolina Community College Presidents

An Examination and Analysis of Middle School Transition Plans: a Study of Local Education Agencies and Middle Schools in North Carolina

Professional Learning Communities and Teacher Efficacy: a Correlational Study

The Effect of Technology Infusion on At-Risk High School Students' Motivation to Learn

Religious Knowledge Among Pre-Service Secondary Teachers of English and History

An Evaluation of a School System's Excursion into Online Instruction for Middle School Students

Digital Storytelling: Ordinary Voices, Extraordinary Stories

Exploring the College-Going Scripts of Students Enrolled in a Rural Early College High School

A Case Study of a Professional Learning Community: an Investigation of Sustainability with a Rural Elementary School

The Impact of a Middle School Tiered Mathematics Program on Academically or Intellectually Gifted Students: One School District's Response to High Stakes Accountability

Perceptions of Displaced Manufacturing Workers About Their Transition to Successful Re-Employment Through a Community College Education Experience: Six Stories of Success

A Phenomenological Study of High School Biology Teachers' Perceptions of the North Carolina Professional Teaching Standards in an Era of High-Stakes Testing

The Impact of Student Mobility, Gender and Title I Status on Measures of School Accountability

Lessons Learned: a Crisis Responder's Journey Supporting Friends in Crisis

The North Carolina Community College System Critical Success Factor 1 and the Association with Leadership Styles Practiced by North Carolina Community College Presidents

Exploring Characteristics of Public School Facilities and Resources and the Relationship with Teacher Retention

A Spelling-Based Phonics Approach to Word Instruction for Children with Down Syndrome

The Effects of Dual Enrollment Credit and Huskins Program Credit on College Readiness

The Principal's Role in Defining a Student Success-Based School Culture: the Impact of Specific Behaviors on School-Level Teacher Working Conditions

Parental Perspectives and Decision-Making Processes About School Choice and Supplemental Educational Services Under No Child Left Behind in a Large Urban Elementary School

Exploring Common Characteristics Among Community College Students: Comparing Online and Traditional Student Success

A "Quickguide" to Inquiry-Based Physics Laboratory Reform

Experiences and Perceptions of Fatherhood Among Fathers with Sons Who Have Autism Spectrum Disorders

Value-Added Effects of Disadvantaged Student Supplemental Funding on Students in the Surry County Schools

Perceptions of 21st Century Community College Leaders on the Role of Relational Leadership

Teachers' Perceptions of Professional Learning Communities as Opportunities for Promoting Professional Growth

Honor Bound: Exploring the Disparity of Treatment of Women in Kurdistan, Iraq.

Still Missing in Action: the Perceptions of African American Women About the Barriers and Challenges in Ascending to the Superintendency in North Carolina Public Schools

Navigating the Labyrinth: Women School Superintendents in North Carolina

Cognitive and Non-Cognitive College Readiness in Participants in Three Concurrent Enrollment Programs at a North Carolina Community College

Realities, Risks, and Responsibilities: A Critical Narrative Inquiry and Autoethnographic Exploration of Biculturality Among Black Professional Women

An Examination of the Relationship Between Ease of Navigation and Course Completion in the Online Learning Environment

A Program Evaluation of North Carolina's Statewide Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (Gear Up).

Associate Degree Nursing Students: a Study of Retention in Nursing Education Programs

Readiness to Lead: Perspectives of Graduates and Advanced Doctoral Students Answering the Call to Lead in Community Colleges

The Creation, Communication and Implementation of an Organizational Vision: Principals' Perspective in a Rural Education Setting

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Life at Appalachian State University

An Investigation of Issues Associated with the Transition from Eighth to Ninth Grade in a Rural School District

The Perceived Role of the Media Coordinator as School Leader in the Sustainability of a Major Technology Initiative

The Impact of Academic Self-Efficacy and Socio-Demographic Factors on Academic Achievement of First-Generation Community College Students

Exploring Leadership Qualities Among K-12 Public School Principals in North Carolina Successfully Implementing State-Mandated Technology Initiatives

Reclaiming Personal and Pedagogic Identity Through Social Constructivism: an Educator's Journey and Collaboration in Family Literacy Practices

Ordered Chaos: the Implications of Childrearing in the Underrepresentation of Women in Educational Leadership Positions

North Carolina Community College System Virtual Learning Community Evaluation

The Effects of Classroom Interior Design Elements of Eighth Grade Language Arts Students' Psychological Well-Being

Early Transition from High School to College: an Ethnographic Case Study of the Obstacles and Strategies That Emerged in a Rural North Carolina Community College

Formation of Teacher Mental Models Regarding Technology Configurations, the Factors Influencing Their Formation, and Teacher Receptivity to Adopting Alternative Configurations

Teacher Recruitment, Rural Schools and Student Teachers' Perceptions of Effective Teacher Recruitment Strategies in North Carolina

An Examination of the Impact of Relative Age at School Entry on North Carolina Students - a Predictor of Future Outcomes

The Implementation of a Response to Intervention Problem-Solving Model in a Rural Elementary School: a Qualitative Case Study

Analysis of North Carolina Economic Factors That Accurately Explain Student Performance in North Carolina Public Schools

A Study of Middle School Students' and College Sophomores' Knowledge and Attitudes Towards Islam and Muslims

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