Dissertations and Writings

Read through our student and faculty writings, as well as our curriculum and instruction dissertations. 

Student and faculty writings

The following are articles written by curriculum and instruction students and faculty.

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Dissertations

The following includes dissertations written by curriculum and instruction students. Browse through the online versions, or use our search tool to find exactly what you’re looking for.

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Shadow W. J. Armfield- A descriptive case study of teaching and learning in an innovative middle school program
Abstract: [Word | PDF]      Dissertation: [Word | PDF]

Hollace Lea Bristol- Education for sustainability: an examination of ideological perspectives in introductory teacher-education textbooks
Abstract: [Word | PDF]      Dissertation: [Word | PDF]

John Joseph Doherty- Facilitation interaction: the role of the reference librarian in online learning environments
Abstract: [Word | PDF]      Dissertation: [Word | PDF]

Olive N. Gahungu- The relationships among strategy use, self-efficacy, and language ability in foreign language learners
Abstract: [Word | PDF]      Dissertation: [Word | PDF]

Andra Kellum Goldberg- Teaching without tools: a case study of part-time faculty perceptions and experiences regarding technology training
Abstract: [Word | PDF]      Dissertation: [Word | PDF]

Carol Haden- Retention of Underrepresented Students in Engineering Degree Programs: An Evaluation Study
Abstract: [Word | PDF]      Dissertation: [Word | PDF]

Gary Hodgins- The accelerated reader program at a "model" elementary school
Abstract: [Word | PDF]      Dissertation: A [Word | PDF]  B [Word PDF]

Mitch Hopewell- Meeting academic and professional expectations on the online professorate
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Candace Komlodi- Perceived self-efficacy of preschool teachers in early reading instruction
Abstract: [Word | PDF]      Dissertation: [Word | PDF]

A. Kaye Long- Formative evaluation study of the secondary instructional improvement program for Mesa public schools
Abstract: [Word | PDF]      Dissertation: [Word | PDF]

Tricia Susan Moore- The student tutor experience in a problem-based learning course: a case study
Abstract: [Word | PDF]      Dissertation: [Word PDF]

Pamela Jane Powell- The effects of grade retention: life histories of adults who were retained as children 
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MaryLynn Quartaroli- An evaluation of the American Indian air quality training program
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Sandra M. Raymond- Professionalism and identity in teacher education: implications for teacher reform
Abstract: [Word | PDF]      Dissertation: [Word | PDF]

Hillary A. Sterling- Beginning elementary school teachers' perception of the structural and cultural context factors impacting science teaching
Abstract: [Word | PDF]      Dissertation: [Word | PDF]

Subi Subhan- Heritage language maintenance among Bangladesh immigrants in Toronto 
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Hong Zhan- Theoretical frameworks for online collaborative learning
Abstract: [Word | PDF]      Dissertation: [Word | PDF