Ed.D. Dissertations

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2021

Ali, Zuber

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A Phenomenological Study of African American Teachers’ Experience of Structural Racism in a Preservice Teacher Training Program

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Transcendental Phenomenology


Bowler, Carrie A.

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An Exploration of Women’s Experience of Advocacy Actions throughout Their Leadership Career within Academic Medical Centers

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Brown, Crystal

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Conflict Management and Succession in Family-Owned Small Businesses

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Case studies


Brown, Gary

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The Impact of Technology Literacy on Student Success for Students Entering an Information Technology Program in a Wisconsin Technical College

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Chang, Ho-Yao

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The English Teaching Experiences of Native English-Speaking Teachers in Taiwan: A Phenomenological Study

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Cooper, Jermain

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The Impact of Perceptual Blindness to Covert and Overt Racist Attitudes Towards Black School Administrators in Liberal vs Conservative Leaning States

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Doherty, Brooks

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The Skills Alignment Between Employers’ Expressed Needs and Higher Education’s Intended Institutional Student Learning Outcomes

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Eltonga, Charles

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A Phenomenological Study of First-Time Online Learners at the Master’s Level at a Private University in Minnesota

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Gamam, Mahmoud

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Comparing Experiences of Higher Education Attainment: Somali and Eritrean

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Case Study


Gaspar, Chelsie

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The Lived Experiences of Professors with Disabilities in the Midwestern United States

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Gudina, Mathias

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Indigenous Leadership Experiences and Practices of the Oromo Immigrants in Minnesota: A Grounded Theory Study

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Grounded theory


Kazeminejad, Peter

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Vulnerability in Leadership: Level of Trust and Quality of Leader-Member Exchanges of Public Employees

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Kwot, Okach

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Intergenerational Cultural Conflicts in Parenting Second-Generation Anyuaks in Minnesota: A Phenomenological Study

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Leonard, Michael

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Mesolevel Social Capital as a Mediator of Isolation in Rural Parents of Children with Disabilities: A Mixed Methods Study

Methodology: Mixed Method Research


Oluwatula, Oluwaleye Matthew

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Cultural Divide Between African Americans and First-Generation Africans in Minnesota: An Ethnographic Study

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Ethnography


Potenza, Carie Ann

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The Relationship Between Fall 2011 Six-Year Graduation Rate and Fiscal Year 2018 Endowment at Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Predominantly White Institutions

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Preston, Michone

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Correlation Between Emotional Intelligence Competencies and Nonprofit Board Chair Effectiveness

Methodology: Quantitative Research – Correlation


Sattler, Kelli

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From Industry to the Classroom: A Phenomenological Study of the Experience of Those Individuals who Transitioned from Jobs in Industry to Full-Time Faculty Positions at a Private Nonprofit Career and Technical Education (CTE) College

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Taffe, Kayleen

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The Success of Boys and Single Gender Classrooms: Examining the Differences in Math and Reading Aptitude Scores for Single Vs. Dual Gender Classes in Special Education Schools

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Vu, Nhia Heurh

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The Leadership Experiences of Hmong Women Leaders in the Hmong Assemblies of God Churches

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Wanger, Sarah

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The Lived Experience of Millennial Enrollment Management Leaders Supporting and Developing Baby Boomer Direct Reports

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Woxland, Amy

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The Lived Experiences of Novice Eighth-Grade Math and Science Teachers as They Prepare Their Students for the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Methodology: Qualitative – Phenomenology


2020

Brodin, Becky

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The Lived Experience of Nurses Called to be a Nurse

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Butzow, Michael

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Superintendent Perceptions of Factors Contributing to the Sustainability and Independence of Unconsolidated Small, Rural Public School Districts: A Collective Case Study

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Collective Case Study


Ebert, John D.

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Developing a Valid And Reliable Instrument for Assessing Geographic Information Science Program Outcomes: A Dissertation Project

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Fierro Westberg, Melinda

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Exploring Differences in Middle School Students’ Self-Motivation, Self-Efficacy, and Engagement in Achievement-Related Behaviors within Standards-Referenced Grading Systems

Methodology: Quantitative Research – Quasi-experimental


Hall, Elissa

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A Content Analysis of a Health Professions Education Twitter Chat Using the Community of Inquiry Framework

Methodology: Qualitative Research


Henlin, Lisa

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A Collective Case Study of Faculty Involvement in the Internal Quality Assurance Procedures of Two Jamaican Higher Education Institutions

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Case Study


Hughes, Nerita

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An Ethnographic Study: Cultivating Financial Stability and Understanding Financial Influences in the Black Church

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Ethnography


Johnson, Elliott

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The Lived Experiences of Pre-Service Teachers with a High Level of Teacher Self-Efficacy Following the Student Teaching Experience at a 4-Year Liberal Arts Private College

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Labatte, Wade

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The Lived Experience of Suburban Superintendents and Elementary School Principals’ Relationships in Respect to School Leadership: A Phenomenological Study

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Louters, Jill

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Women’S Transitions to the School Superintendency in North Dakota: An Exploration of Career Path, Barriers, and Conflict

Methodology: Qualitative – Phenomenology


Mohamed, Said

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Success Factors for the Somali College Students in the Twin Cities Area: A Phenomenological Study

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Raini, Francis

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The Lived Experiences of Kenyan Male Nurses’ Cultural Identity Working in The Healthcare Industry in Minnesota: A Phenomenological Study

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Rand, Tanya

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Family Life in a Multigenerational Home: Exploring the Grandparent-Parent Relationship Experience

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Grounded Theory

2019

Al Nouri, Barbara

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Language Instruction Educational Program Models and Growth Towards English Language Proficiency in Minnesota Schools: A Causal-Comparative Study

Methodology: Quantitative Research – Causal Comparative


Cahill, David P.

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An Investigation into the Lived Experience of Practitioners Adopting Project Management Methodology into Practice of Organizational Development

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Emslander, Shawn

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Recidivism Amongst Graduates in Midwestern Corrections: Four High School Credential Options Compared.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Engberg, Lindsay M.

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Leveled Literacy Intervention as a Special Education Intervention

Methodology: Quantitative Research – Causal Comparative


Farah, Abdiqani

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The Experiences of Somali Parents with Children in Charter Schools in the State of Minnesota: A Phenomenological Study

Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Fay, Christopher

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Implementing Open-Educational Resources in a Sustainable Manner: A Two-Case Case Study Using a Sustainability Model

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Case Study


Grack, David

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Development of a Grounded Theory for Effective Elementary Science Instruction

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Grounded Theory


Hale, Sharilyn

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A Qualitative Multi-Case Case Study of How Philanthropic Multi-Generational Families in Canada Govern Their Non-Foundation Philanthropy: A New Model for Family Philanthropy Governance

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Case Study


Her, Ong

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Perceptions of Mental Health Problems by Mental Health Professionals in the Hmong Community in the Twin Cities of Minnesota

Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Hong, Chao

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Exploring the Lived Experience of the Chinese Undergraduate Students Studying at One University in Minnesota.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Kanneh, Anthony

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A Phenomenological Study of the Experiences of First-Generation Liberian Men Immigrating to the Twin Cities of Minnesota.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Lawrence, Arlene Joy

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Developing Internal Quality Assurance Systems: A Phenomenological Study of The Lived Experiences of Leaders in Select Jamaican Higher Education Institutions

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Loging, Kate Winkels

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Lived Self-Efficacy Experience of Female Partners in a Top 25 Accounting Firm

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Olson, Melissa R.

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Integrating Career Readiness: Core Subject Teachers’ Experiences of Partnering with Industry Professionals

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Payette, James T.

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How African American Students Experience Connectedness to Eighth-Grade Language Arts Curriculum and its Teachers

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Case Study


Soucheray, Kate Walsh

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Christian Counselors and Their Therapeutic Work with Multicultural Clients

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Sure-Ondara, Emily

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A Phenomenological Study of the Experiences of Muslim Foreign-Born Students in America Post 9/11

Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Tabor, Scott L.

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Establishing Social Media Governance in a Health Care Organization: A Grounded Theory Study.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Grounded Theory


Teodorescu, Diana-Christine

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Exploring Whiteness Through the Lived Experiences of White People and Black People: A Phenomenological Study

Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Titus, Kristen E.

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How Working in All-Male Correctional Facilities Impacts the Experience of Burnout among Female Corrections Officers

Methodology: Mixed Method Research


Walter, Michael G.

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What Do Information Technology Workers at a Large Midwestern Medical Facility Perceive to be the Influence of Long-Distance Commuting on Their Relationships?

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Wegwerth, Heather

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The Relationship between Law Enforcement Officer Stress and Emotional Intelligence.

Methodology: Quantitative Research – Correlation


Williams, Shawn L.

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Split-Second Decision-Making in Police Use-Of-Force Training: A Phenomenological Study

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Ziburski, Nora

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A Grounded Theory of Student Preservice Early Childhood Teachers’ Development of Understanding of Diversity through Their Initial Field Experience

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Grounded Theory

2018

Behan, Anthony

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Lasallian Workplace Spirituality: Toward an Understanding of Meaningfulness, Belonging, and Person-Organization Fit of the Lasallian Workplace.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Díaz Meza, Cristhian

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Making Peace Possible: Grassroots Peacebuilding Leaders Create and Expand Human Capabilities Through Local Initiatives in Colombia.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Grounded Theory


Dailey, David

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A Phenomenological Study of the Minnesota State Colleges and University Leadership Development Program.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Hjelmeland, Erin

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Teacher Experiences Utilizing One-To-One Technology for Classroom Reading.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Honstad, Deborah J.

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Cultural Diversity and Teaching Presence in Online Education.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Hover-Preiss, Leah

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Do More Students Graduate?: A Quantitative Intervention Study on Changes in Graduation Rates After the Implementation of Link Crew.

Methodology: Quantitative Research – T-Tests


Makori, John

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Lived Experiences of Nurse Aides With Their Roles and Responsibilities in Household Model Nursing Homes.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Mendoza Vargas, Miguel

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Relationship Between Grit and Academic Success Among First Generation Students of Color.

Methodology: Quantitative Research – Correlation


Mueller, Darcie

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Creating a Fast, Free, and Practical Tool for Measuring Awareness of Academic Success Behaviors of College Freshmen.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Omariba, Irene

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The Lived Experiences of Immigrant Kenyan Mothers Related to Mother-Daughter Conflict.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Oppelt, Kimberly

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College Choice Among First-Generation College Students: A Phenomenological Study.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Pilz, John

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Cultural Understanding Developed Through Simulated Life Experiences: A Study of White Police Officers and African American Citizens.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Rohrer Vitek, Carolyn R.

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A Grounded Theory Study to Explore Clinicians’ Point-of-Care Decision-Making Process and Behavior Following a Pharmacogenomics Alert.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Grounded Theory


Rutoh, Daniel

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Exploring the Barriers to Higher Education Among Kenyan Students: A Grounded Theory Study.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Grounded Theory


Schroeder, Mileibys

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The Impact of The Adult Recovery Team Intervention on Inpatient Readmission Rates of Mexican-American Patients.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Spartz, Jason

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A Descriptive Study of Instructional Technology Leadership Attributes at Private, Not-For-Profit, Colleges and Universities in the Midwest.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Troy, Rebecca

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Exact Language Use From Teacher Feedback During Self-Evaluation Impacts Writing Achievement for High School Students: A Quantitative Coding Analysis and Experimental Study.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Unowsky, Steven

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The Effect of Minnesota Open Enrollment on the Racial Composition of Minnesota Public Schools.

Methodology: Quantitative Research – Correlation


Xiong, Andrew

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How Do Cultural Familiarity of the School Climate, Transaction, and Obligation Social Values Strengthen Hmong Parent Involvement Commitment in Twin Cities Schools?

Methodology: Quantitative Research

2017

Ague, Elizabeth

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Perceptions of Learning Organization Characteristics: A Quantitative Study Comparing the Significant Differences of Adjunct Faculty Groups at a Faith-Based Southern California College.

Methodology: Quantitative Research – Survey


Arcand, Scott

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The Effectiveness of Contextual Learning on Physics Achievement in Career Technical Education.

Methodology: Quantitative Research – Comparative Method


Benjamin Lewis, Yolanda

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Identifying Critical Factors That Positively Influence the Retention of Black African American Undergraduate Students in Higher Education, Minnesota.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Berg, Richard

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Exploring the Relationship of Project Leadership Style to Organization Success Factors.

Methodology: Quantitative Research – Correlation


Buivid, Sabrina

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The Inside Out Prison Exchange Program: A Phenomenological Study.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Dryden, Tracy

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A Phenomenological Study of the Cessation of Collective Bargaining as Experienced by Deans in the Wisconsin Technical College System.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Fennern, Nicole

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The Relationship Between Academic Profile and Athletic Department Competitive Success at National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III Private Colleges and Universities.

Methodology: Quantitative Research – Correlation


Hokes, Ora

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Addressing the Health Disparities: An Examination of African American Congregants’ Perspectives on Health Ministries.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Interviews


Hussein, Hassen

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The Teacher-Student Interactions and Academic Achievement of African American and African Immigrant Males.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Hutchens, Chandra

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Acculturation Experiences of Expatriate Physicians in Health Care.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Lange, Linda

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The Life of a U.S. Citizen Who Was a Special Education Trainer of Special Education Teachers of Chinese Children with Disabilities in China.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Narrative Inquiry


Lynn, Joseph

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An Autoethnography on Korean Seon Buddhist Monastic Education and Empathy Development.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Ethnography


McIntosh, Barbara

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A Grounded Theory Explanation of Why Jamaican Parents Procure Extra Lessons for Their Children in Grade Six.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Grounded Theory


Olson, Barbra

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Women MBAs Uses of Professional Virtual Networking: Exploring Through Grounded Theory.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Grounded Theory


Omandhi, Joash

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The Concept of Effective Leadership Among the Gusii People of Western Kenya: A Grounded Theory.

Methodology: Mixed Methods Research – Grounded Theory


Oyebola, Ayodeji

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Influence of Leadership Behaviors on Knowledge-Sharing Intentions.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Grounded Theory


Pfaff, Betty

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A Phenomenological Study of Teacher Leadership Experiences in Wisconsin PK-12 Public Schools: 2011-2016.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Purvis Buchwald, Stacey

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Using Photo-elicitation to Understand Student Engagement at a STEM Magnet and Traditional Public Middle School.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Case Study


Raymond, Jillyne

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Evaluating One Public School District’s Teacher Evaluation Program and Its Implementation: A Qualitative Case Study.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Case Study


Redalen, Todd

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At-Risk High School Students and the High Prestige Extracurricular Activities of Athletics and Fine Arts: A Phenomenological Inquiry into the Experience.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Shepherd, Paul

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Exploring the Relationship Between College Student Engagement, Socioeconomic Status, and Persistence.

Methodology: Quantitative Research – Correlation


Vang, Sao

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A Phenomenological Study of the Perceptions of Hmong Licensed Family Child Care Providers on Process Features of Child Care Quality.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Yang, Cha

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The Experience of Hmong Council Leaders Addressing Hmong Cultures and Expectations: An Ethnographic Qualitative Study .

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Ethnography


Zambreno, Brian

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Exploring the Morale of Middle-level Public School Teachers in Minnesota with Regard to Teaching in High-stakes Tested Areas: A Causal Comparative Study.

Methodology: Quantitative Research – Causal Comparative

2016

Arehart, John

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Wounded Warriors on Campus: A Phenomenological Study of Veterans with Disabilities Attending Midwestern Institutions of Higher Education.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Bodey, Jason

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Profiles of High-Performing Chinese Language Immersion Students in Middle School.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Case Study


Dooge-Strampp, Gwendolyn

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Empirical Quantitative Content Analysis of Wisconsin Newspaper School Quality Reporting: Social Accountability and Social Responsibility.

Methodology: Quantitative Research – Content Analysis


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Ford, Catherine

Effective Practice Instructional Strategies: A Quantitative Study Examining Minnesota Secondary Teachers’ Perception of Implementation.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Heise, Erich

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The Experience of Superintendent Leadership in American Schools in Brazil: A Phenomenological Study.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Kudak, Martha

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A Comparison of Adult Learner Needs and Satisfaction Levels in Two Program Delivery Models Within One Community College.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Moore, Linda

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Parental Involvement at Head Start with an Emphasis on Hindrances to Fathers’ Involvement.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Okari, Jeremiah

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A Phenomenological Inquiry into the Experiences of Kenyan International Students in US Graduate Schools in the Twin Cities, Minnesota.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Peaslee, Deidra

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The Relationship Between Faculty Confirmation Behaviors and Community College Student Self-Efficacy.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Pierre, Christina

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The Effect of Participation in a High School-Community College Partnership on Teachers’ Reflective Practice.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Rood, Denine

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The Relationship Between Comprehensive Professional Development of Novice Faculty and Course Completion of Disadvantaged Students in a Wisconsin Technical College.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Schangl, Greg

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Perceptions of Newly Hired, Experienced Public Elementary School Teachers on Joining an Existing Grade-Level Team: A Phenomenological Study.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Stambaugh, Jon

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The Lived Experiences of Being a Father of a Child with Type 1 Diabetes: A Phenomenological Study.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Swanson, Joshua

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Implementing 1:1 Technology in K-12 Schools: The Lived Experience of Superintendents.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology

2015

Blanchard, Janey

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The Predictive Validity of Norm-Referenced Assessments to the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment on Native American Reservations.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Brist, Todd

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Not Just a Rite of Passage: An Action Research Project on Bullying Prevention.

Methodology: Mixed Methods Research – Action Research


Ehrmantraut, Adam

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Phenomenon of Adolescent Prayer: Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Perspectives.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Fisk, Cheryl

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Program Assessment Data Use in Decisions to Improve General Education: A Descriptive Study.

Methodology: Mixed Methods Research


Lichliter, Ann

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Organizational Commitment of Nonprofit Human Service Assistants.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Grounded Theory


Verrill, Mary

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Self Concept of Locked Out Career Musicians.

Methodology: Mixed Methods Research – Phenomenology


Vondrasek, Tammy

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A Phenomenological Study of Maternal Influence on the Leadership Development of Women Presidents at Institutions of Higher Learning.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Zbacnik, Amanda

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Co-Teaching in Higher Education: Effects on Pre-Service Educators’ Academic Growth and Attitudes Towards Inclusion in Special Education.

Methodology: Quantitative Research

2014

Bille, Todd

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The Experience of Participants in Value Stream Mapping Workshops: A Grounded Theory Study.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Grounded Theory


Bremer, Merri

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Relationship of Sonographer Credentialing to IAC Echocardiography Accreditation Case Sudy Image Quality.

Methodology: Quantitative Research – Causal-Comparative


Burns, Erik

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Value Perceptions of Students in Non-Credit Certificate Programs.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Carlson, Laura

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Nursing Home Residents’ Transcendence.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Eitel, Kelly

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A Phenomenologial Study of How Individuals Experience Reemployment After Being Laid Off.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Frye, Cherryl

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Identification of Computing Competencies for Teachers by Minnesota K-8 Principals.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Gossen, Timothy

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Qualities of Lasallian Higher Education.

Methodology: Qualitative Research


Hillstead, Coy

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Human Resource Perceptions of Electronic Performance Monitoring.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Knight, Xavier

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Understanding the Effects of Perpetual Organization Change on Information Technology Employees: A Grounded Theory Study.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Grounded Theory


Maitrejean, Linda

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Achieving 100% Compliance for Indicator #13 Element T2: Postsecondary Goals.

Methodology: Mixed Methods Research


Mallery, Angela

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Exploring Relative Motivational Differences in First-Time Triathletes: Implications for Leaders.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


McElrath, Robert

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Factors Motivating Gen Y Private and Public College Students to Engage in Nonprofit Volunteerism and Philanthropy.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Mohamud, Koshin

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Electronic Health Records in Trinidad and Tobago.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Musau, Crispas

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Understanding the Impact of Harambee Tradition on the Philanthropic Activities of Kenyan Immigrants.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Norman, Jane

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Why Did Minnesota Independent Public School Districts Decide Not to Implement Animal Assisted Therapy?

Methodology: Qualitative Research


Novak, Peggy

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Preschoolers’ Scientific Inquiry Practices: A Mixed Methods Study.

Methodology: Mixed Methods Research –


Page, Joey

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Leveraging Data for Instructional Planning: A Phenomenological Study of Elementary Teachers.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Powers, Sally

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An Arts Integrated Program and the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test Reading Scores.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Pruszinske, Paula

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A Quantitative Analysis Exploring the Relationship Between Silent Reading Comprehension and Self-Directed Readiness in 10th Graders.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Rainford, Karen

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Understanding How Faculty Integrate Peer Assessment in Project Management Education.

Methodology: Qualitative Research


Ren, Doutian

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Perceived Effects of a Cause-Related Marketing Program on Minnesota K-12 Schools.

Methodology: Quantitative Research – Experimental


Rogers-Stellpflug, Nancy

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Exploring Career Development Experiences of American Indian Educators Becoming K-12 School Teachers.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Saloka, Onenee

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Successful First-Generation Hmong College Students’ Descriptions of Their Education Experiences in Minnesota: A Phenomenological Study.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Sharafuddin, Enaya

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Perceived Impacts of a Graphic Organizer Reading Strategy on ELL College Students’ Expository Text Comprehension: A Phenomenological Study.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Simon, Lori

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Instructional Leadership Development of Assistant Principals: A Case Study.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Case Study


Stinson, Thomas

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The Lived Experience of Male Registered Nurses Working in Urban Public Schools: A Phenomenological Study.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Watson, Tommy

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Black Males with Doctoral Degrees: How Did Positive Educator Expectations Help Them Succeed as Students?

Methodology: Qualitative Research


Wolak, Roseann

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Using ClassLive to Build Classroom Community.

Methodology: Mixed Methods Research

2013

Abere, Yuniah

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Directors of Nurses’ Perceptions of Nurse Mentoring Programs in Hospitals in Nairobi – Kenya.

Methodology: Qualitative Research


Keypo, John

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An Inquiry into the Impact of Migration on the Role of Professional Liberian Fathers.

Methodology: Qualitative Research


Krebsbach, Valeri

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The Effectiveness of Departmentalization in Elementary Education as Compared to Self-Contained Classrooms.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Langason, Doreene

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Perceptions of Transfer of Learning from Preparation Program to Practice: A Case Study of a Graduate Level Teacher Preparation Program.

Methodology: Qualitative Research


Lee, Chai

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A Comparative Analysis of Two ELL Program Structures Used to Educate Hmong Students in a Upper-Midwestern School District.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Miller, Jason

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The Relationship Between Teachers’ Formative Assessment Practices and Student Reading Growth.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Morris, Henry

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A Mixed-Method Study of the Enrollment Management Efforts in Minnesota’s 32 Public Community and Technical Colleges.

Methodology: Mixed Method Research


Niaz, Joseph

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Outsourcing Medical Devices.

Methodology: Qualiative Research


Slama, John

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A Qualitative Study of Higher Education Policy and Practice in Awarding Credit for Prior Learning and Experience.

Methodology: Qualitative Research


Speltz, Michael

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Defining Critical Factors in Executive Coaching Relationships from the Perspective of the Executive Coach.

Methodology: Qualitative Research

2012

Fredrickson, Laura

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Attitudes of Inclusion Held by General Education Teachers in Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Programs.

Methodology: Mixed Methods Research


Hegland, Mitchell

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An Investigation of Intermediate School Teachers’ Improved Sense of Efficacy After Using a Cognitive Coaching Model.

Methodology: Qualitative Research


Hoistad, Wayne

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Exploring the Impact of Audience Response Systems on Mathematical Achievement.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Jansen, Mark

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Differing Conceptions of Past Practice in Wisconsin Public School Contract Negotiations: A Phenomenographical Study.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Keel, Fiona

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Factors Teachers Identify as Contributing to Their Participation in Staff Development.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Kuhn, Wilson

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Spiritual Formation Observed: A Phenomenological Study.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Lane, Benjamin

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Factors Contributing to Exits from the Superintendency in Minnesota.

Methodology: Qualitative Research


Lor, Tou

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The New Life in a New Land: Hmong Christians in the U.S.

Methodology: Qualitative Research


Márquez, Alberto

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Respiratory Therapist Burnout in the Northern Midwest.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


McNeil, Dennis

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Transformational Leadership Styles of Laboratory Medical Directors.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Nelson, Amy

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A Case Study: Student Teachers’ Beliefs and Understanding of Assessment.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Case Study


Omare, Christopher

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Study of Experiences of Kenyan Immigrant Small-Scale Business Owners in the Twin Cities of Minnesota.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Pellant, Christopher

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Reading Intervention in a Spanish Immersion School.

Methodology: Quantitative Research – Causal Comparative


Pietz, Bruce

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Leisure Time Physical Activity of K-5 Physical Education Teachers in Ohio.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Smith, Robert

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The Effect of Truancy Intervention on High School Graduation: A Case Study of One Minnesota County.

Methodology: Quantitative Research – Regression Analysis


Yener, Michelle

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A Comparative Study of Non-Native English Speakers’ Socioacademic Legitimacy in Face-to-Face and Online Classroom Discussions.

Methodology: Quantitative Research – Mann-Whitney U Test

2011

Agostinho, Jorge

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In What Ways Has Organic Farming Changed Lives on Farms in Central Mozambique.

Methodology: Qualitative Research


Baas, Sally

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What Does It Mean to be Hmong in the Twin Cities of Minnesota?

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Ethnography


Bowyer, Shane

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A Comparative Investigation of Teamwork Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities of Collegiate Athletes and Non-Athletes.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Christensen, Paul

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A Comparison of Student Open-Ended Written Comments in Traditional to Online College Course Evaluations: A Quantitative Content Analysis.

Methodology: Quantitative Research – Content Analysis


Collen, Lynn

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Relationship of Principals’ Emotional Intelligence Scores and Annual NCLB Report Card Ratings.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Copper, Becky

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Exploring How Doctoral Degree Attainment at U.S. Proprietary Postsecondary Institutions Impacts the Lives of Female Graduates.

Methodology: Qualitative Research


Furness, Stacy

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Meeting the INTASC Standards: A Qualitative Study of the Lived Experience of Student Teachers.

Methodology: Qualitative Research


Herlitzke, Mary

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Decisions on Implementing Service-Learning: Perceptions of Physical Therapist Assistant Faculty Within a State Technical College System.

Methodology: Qualitative Research


Mitchell, Deborah

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Adaptations for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Families of English Language Learning Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Methodology: Qualitative Research


Pitchford, Mechele

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Principal Instructional Leadership in Rural Minnesota.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Sanchez, Cynthia

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The Experiences of New Teachers in a Mentoring Program.

Methodology: Qualitative Research


Thatcher-Buzzell, Janese

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Using Aerospace Concepts to Teach Math and Science in Elementary Grades.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Veal, Robin

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A Qualitative Content Analysis of E-Mail Reference Questions.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Content Analysis

2010

Akinde, Oluwatoyin

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A Study Comparing the Leadership and Management Characteristics of Associate Church Pastors and Mid-Level Corporate Managers and Leaders: An Analysis Based on Member Feedback.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Caauwe, Carole

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The Impact of Looping Practices on Student Achievement at a Minnesota Inner City Elementary School: A Comparison Study.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Dean, Patrick

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The Meaning of Ongoing Tobacco Use by Adolescents Previously Exposed to Tobacco Cessation Education.

Methodology: Qualitative Research


Dupré, Dina

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Breastfeeding Preparation: Does Attendance at a Hospital-Based Breastfeeding Class Lead to Higher Rates of Breastfeeding?

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Grounded Theory


Gilbertson-Tronstad, Patrice

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A Study of the Teacher Assessment Performance System Utilized by the School District of Holmen.

Methodology: Quantitative Research – Cronbach’s Alpha


McDowell, Robert

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Investigation of Middle School Teachers’ Use of Assessment Data for Changing Instruction.

Methodology: Qualitative Research


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Meagher, Jennifer

Determining Relationships Between Predictive Factors of High School Dropout and Student Engagement.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Moline, Lonna

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Explanatory Styles of Youth with Emotional Behavioral Disorders: How They Relate to Their School Behavior.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Nowakowski, Matthew

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The Prerequisite Course Experiences of MBA Students: A Phenomenological Study of Opportunities for Resilience.

Methodology: Qualitative Research – Phenomenology


Nyang, Magn

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Acculturation of Ethiopian and Somali Immigrant Adolescents in Minnesota.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Riordan, Kim

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Student Perceptions of Social-Emotional Environments in Online Classrooms.

Methodology: Quantitative Research


Smith, Jacqueline

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Understanding Ethical Dcision Making by Educational Administration.

Methodology: Qualitative Research


Wang, Yifang

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A Study of Marketing and Advertising Strategies of Leisure Programs Used by Taiwanese Adult Educators.

Methodology: Quantitative Research

1999-2009

Mills, Ida

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Parents’ Decision Making Process for Choosing Medication as Part of the Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Methodology: Qualitative Research


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