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Dissertations from 2011

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Elementary Students’ Perceptions of Teachers: Factors That Influence Achievement, Susan Hladky

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A Statistical Comparison of First Time Praxis II Pass Rates between Homegrown 4 year Students and Transfer Students of a Medium Size Suburban University: A Six Year Study, Jason Edward Holmes Jr.

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The Relationship Between Caring School Community Program Implementation and Elementary School Attendance, Discipline, and Climate, Debra A. Kyle

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Looping Mathematics Instruction at the High School Level: An Examination of Success Indicators, John M. LaChance Jr.

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A+nyWhere Learning System Comparative Analysis of Direct Instruction and Online Learning Using the A+nyWhere Learning System in a Secondary Alternative High School, Patricia Mary Lee

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Secondary Teachers’ Perceptions of the Introduction of Universal Secondary Education in St. Lucia, Verneta Lesforis

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Beating the Odds: A Low Equalized Assessed Valuation Elementary School with High Standardized Test Scores, Brian Levin

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Special Education Learning Environments: Inclusion versus Self-Contained, Al E. Lohman

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A Longitudinal Case Study of a Literacy Program titled Reading Recovery for Students in a Struggling Midwestern School District, Ingrid Danielle McClendon

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The Socioeconomic Achievement Gap in Mathematics, Adam Meador

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Designing a Middle School Gifted Education Program of Excellence Using Current Gifted Programming Models, Samantha Ann Miller

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Triple A: Alternative for At-Risk Adolescents?, Shelly Mills-Walker

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The Merit of Merit Pay, Melissa May Pemberton Albright

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Implementing a Summer Fitness Program to Enhance Fitness Test Scores, Keith A. Price

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Predictors of Mathematics Majors at the Post-Secondary Level of Education, Megan L. Reineke

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Normative Comparative Analysis of Missouri School District‘s Technology Plans Using ICT180 Evaluation Tool, Norris Lee Roberts Jr.

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Counselor Perception of Effective Components of Suicide Prevention Programs in Four-Year Colleges and Universities, Melanie A. Schicker

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Identifying Key Factors in Implementing and Sustaining Response to Intervention: A Comparison of Schools Currently Implementing RtI, Carrie Ann Schwierjohn

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Grade Retention and Social Promotion Among Middle School Students, Travis C. Shaw

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School-Within-a-School and its Effectiveness as Measured by Improved Grades, Increased Attendance, and Student Satisfaction, Amanda E. Shelmire

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The Effects of a Systematic Progress Monitoring Program on Sixth Grade Middle School Reading Scores and Teacher Perceptions, Jamie Alexander Smith

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Examination of Existing Strategies to Support State Physical Fitness Standards: A Case Study of a Large Mid-Western Urban School District, Tyrone D. Smith

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Investigating SMARTBoard Technology for Mathematics Education to Improve the Learning of Digital Native Students, Amy Yvonne Spears

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Reading Aloud and Student Achievement, Rebecka R. Spencer

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Applying Andragogical Principles to Texting-Based Learning (Short Message Service–SMS) in Higher Education, Janet K. Talbott

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Comparing Differences in Math Achievement and Attitudes Toward Math in a Sixth Grade Mathematics Enrichment Pilot Program, Tamara Tow

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A Study of the Effect of Positive Behavior Interventions and Support on Student Behaviors and Academic Achievement in High-Poverty Schools, Daniel Joseph Tripp

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The Positive Alternative Credit Experience (PACE) Program A Quantitative Comparative Study, Rebecca Anne Warren

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The Relationship Between Caring School Community Program Implementation and Elementary Student Achievement, Michelle R. Wilkerson

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Teacher Collaboration and Student Achievement, Cordie E. Wimberley

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Saturday Academy: Student, Parent, and Teacher Perceptions of an Intervention for At-Risk Middle School African American Students in a High Poverty School, Meoldy Latrice Witherspoon

Dissertations from 2010

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Exploring the Use of The Eight-Step Process in the Area of Third Grade Communication Arts, Anthony J. Arnold

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Virtual Teacher Talk: Blogging With and By Pre-Service Teachers, Melanie Bishop

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Causes of Nonattendance and Its Effect on Student Achievement at the High School Level, Kelly D. Bracht

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Effects of At-Home Reading Activities and Parental Involvement on Classroom Reading Scores: Focus on the Middle School Level, Linetta Carter

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Examining The Relationship Between Standard Tests, Experiential Learning Strategies, Student-centered Teaching Attitudes, and Student Achievement in Communication Arts, JoAnn Clay

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A Correlational Study of the Ventures for Excellence Interview-rating System and First Year Teacher Evaluations, Brian Lee Clemons

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Urban Middle School General Education: Tenured Versus Non-Tenured Teachers and the Impact on Academic Achievement, Trenese Nicole Dancy

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Factors Influencing Teacher Job Satisfaction and Their Alignment with Current district Practices in a Suburban School District, Kimberly Rae Dickens

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Effects of At-Home Reading Activities and Parental Involvement on Classroom Communication Arts Assessments: Focus on the High School Level, George Edwards

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Student and Teacher Perspectives of Technology Usage, Lori L. Elliott

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The Effect of Enrollment in Middle School Challenge Courses on Advanced Placement Exams in Social Studies and Science, Katherine Glaude-Bolte

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Investigating Efforts to Change Educator Attitudes and Teaching Strategies Through Professional Development Focused on the Use of Backward Design Curriculum and the Principles of Efficacy: Student Behavior, Feedback and Assessments, Gwendolyn Grooms

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Urban Middle School Teachers: Tenured Versus Non-Tenured Teachers and the Impact They Have on Academic Achievement, Rochelle Harris-Clark

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A Summer Literacy Intervention for Struggling Readers at the Middle School Level using Strategies in Comprehension, Fluency, Vocabulary, and Positive School Climate to Improve Reading Comprehension: An Evaluation Study, Jeffrey Joseph Haug

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The Effects of Teacher Mentoring on Teacher Retention, Camesha Nichole Hill-Carter

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Direct Instruction in Reading in Special Education: Evaluation of an Innovation, Sherry D. Jackson

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Investigating Efforts to Change Educator Attitudes and Teaching Strategies Through Professional Development Focused on the Use of Backward Design Curriculum and the Principles of Efficacy: Educator Beliefs and Attitudes, Alice Marie Jordan Aldridge

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Evaluating Summer School Programs and the Effect on Student Achievement: The Correlation Between Stanford-10 Standardized Test Scores and Two Different Summer Programs, Brian J. Koop

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ACT Scores as Predictors of Success: A Correlation Study between ACT Scores and the Lindenwood University Business Capstone Course, Karolina Lapinska-Schneider

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Perceived Effectiveness of Special Reading Teacher’s Preparation Through the Reading Practicum Experience, Patricia C. Leitsch

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School Resource Officers in Missouri Public Schools: School Safety and Academic Success, John W. Link

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An Adult Accelerated Degree Program: Student and Instructor Perspectives and Factors that Affect Retention, Cindy K. Manjounes

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Investigating a Summer Reading Program for Title I Students, Stephanie M. Mountain

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Green Schools: Constructing and Renovating School Facilities with the Concept of Sustainability, Jonathan W. Oetinger

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Course Design Based on the Kolb Learning Style as it Relates to Student Success in Online Classes, Edward John Perantoni

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Parent Information Nights: An Elementary School Principal’s Search to Increase Parent Input and Affect the Learning-at-home Environment, Stan Ponder

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Exploring Differences in Teacher Attitudes and Instructional Strategies Between Traditional and Block Schedule High Schools: A Comparison of Two Large Schools, Jerry Randolph Raines

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Exploring Differences in Teacher Attitudes and Instructional Strategies Between Traditional and Block Schedule High Schools: A Comparison of Two Small Schools, Timothy Leonard Reller

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Process Evaluation of The Instant Word Notebook, Jeannie Ellen Roberts

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Preschool Connectedness: The Impact of Attending a School District Affiliated Prekindergarten Program on Student Success in the Initial Elementary Years, Mandy Rose

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Can Experiential Education Strategies Improve Elementary Science Teachers’ Perceptions of and Practices in Science Teaching?, Kasey D. Sindel

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Exploring a High School Community Relations and Parent Involvement Program, Robert Corey Sink

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Teacher Perception of the Alignment of enhancing Missouri’s Instructional Networked Teaching Strategies (eMINTS) with the National Staff Development Council (NSDC) Standards, Diana L. Stanfill

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Freshman Transition and its Effectiveness on Student Success as Measured by Improved Attendance, Improved Grades, Decreased Discipline Referrals, and Decreased Dropout Rate, Jana Lea Thornsberry

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The Effect of Guided Reading Instruction on Reading Achievement, Vanda Lea Underwood

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Factors Influencing Teacher Job Satisfaction and their Alignment with Current District Practices in a Rural School District, Taneal Marie Wallace

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Effects of At-Home Reading Activities and Parental Involvement on Classroom Reading Scores: Focus on the Elementary School Level, Cynthia Warren

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Exploring the Use of Video-Teleconferencing for On-Duty Training in the St. Charles Fire Department and St. Louis Metropolitan Emergency Response Community, Robb F. Watkins

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The Use of Classroom Walk-through Observations as a Strategy to Improve Teaching and Learning: An Administrative Perspective, Mark J. Weller

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Evaluation of 6 + 1 Trait Writing and the Professional Development Training used to Implement the Program, Bruce E. Werkmeister

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Effects of Professional Development on Teachers’ Cultural Awareness, Marion Wilson-Brooks

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Urban Middle School Instructional Special Education: Tenured Versus Non-Tenured Teachers and the Impact on Academic Achievement, Sheryl Marie Wilson

Dissertations from 2009

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A Study of the Attitudes and Opinions of Southwest Missouri Educators Regarding the Value and Outcome of the Performance Based Teacher Evaluation Process, Andy Alan Adams

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Effect of a 15-Week Wellness Course on Health Indicators and Six Areas of Wellness in College Students, Andrea Michelle Alameda

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Investigating Efforts to Change Educator Attitudes and Teaching Strategies Through Professional Development Focused on the Use of Backward Design Curriculum and the Principles of Efficacy: Educator Beliefs and Attitudes, Cynthia R. Allen

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Teacher Compensation and the Academic Achievement of Elementary Students, Doug Arnold

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The Effects of Early Reading Interventions On Student Reading Levels and Achievement, Theresa F. Arnold

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Interventions, Perceptions of Accommodations, and Motivating Factors Impacting the Achievement and Successful Mainstreaming Transition of English Language Learners, Desiree Atchley

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A Correlational Study of Successful School Bond Issues and Successful Athletic Teams, Mark Beem

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Improving Academic Achievement at a Greater Rate with Increased Instructional Time for Students who Qualify for Free and Reduced Lunch, Jeffrey Steven Beiswinger

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A Study of Student Achievement in Missouri School Districts that Maintain a Preschool Program, Rebecca L. Bernard

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Effects of Socioeconomic Status on Academic Performance in Missouri Public Schools, Brent M. Blevins

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Comparison of grade point averages and dropout rates of students who participate in extracurricular activities and students who do not participate, Timothy Carl Boatwright

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An Evaluation of Issues in Rural Missouri K-12 Public School Districts, Jason L. Buckner

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The Impact of High Quality Professional Development On Student Achievement in the State of Missouri, Lisa M. Christiansen

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Exploring the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Teacher Selection Tools: The Effects on the Total Group with a Focus on Elementary and Secondary Sub-Groups, Gregory Matthew Cicotte

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The Impact of Class Size on Student Achievement, Michelle Dawn Collins

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The STAR Math Test as a Predictor of Arkansas Benchmark Test Scores, Patricia Anne Conner

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Missouri Elementary Teacher Certification Programs and the Education Provided on How Boys and Girls Learn Differently, Elizabeth Anne Cooper

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Personality Traits of Bus Drivers conducive to maintaining good student behavior, S. Brent Depee'

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Exploring the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Teacher Selection Tools: The Effects on the Total Group with a Focus on the Gender Sub-Groups, Sharon Lynn Ellerbrook

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Instructional Leadership and the Missouri Annual Performance Report, Donald Duane Forrest

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The Impact of the Instructional Practices Inventory At an Illinois Middle School, Karen Earhart Gauen

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Factors that are Predictive of Student Achievement Outcomes and an Analysis of These Factors in High-Poverty Schools Versus Low-Poverty Schools, Cherita Ruth Graber

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Student Assessment: An Exploratory Mixed Methods Study of Teachers' Perceptions and Resulting Practices, Kathy J. Grover

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The Implementation of Interventions and Strategies for Children Who Struggle with Reading Utilizing the Read 180 Program, Rebecca Josephine Haag Guyne

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Freshman Transition Programs: Effect on Ninth Grade Academics and Minor Disciplinary Infractions, Angela Dawn Hahn

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A Multi-Case Study of AmeriCorps Tutoring Programs, Kimberly E. Hawk

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An Investigation of the Relationship between District Wealth and Student Achievement, Richard L. Henson