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Dissertations from 2014

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Exploring the Implementation of Reading Common Core State Standards in an Elementary School Setting, Lacy Alane Davis

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Robotics and Inquiry: Addressing the Impact on Student Understanding of Physics Concepts (Force and Motion) from Select Rural Louisiana Elementary Students through Robotics Instruction Immersed within the 5E Learning Cycle Model, Bianca Rodrigue Deliberto

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An Examination of Secondary English Pre-Service Teachers’ Perceptions of Field Experiences: Shaping the Understanding of Teaching and Its Challenges before Student Teaching, Leylja A. Emiraliyeva-Pitre

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Formal Change Processes and Informal Teacher-Initiated Change Processes: A Longitudinal Case Study of Technology Integration at an Elementary School, Candace Michelle Griffin

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A Qualitative Study Utilizing Non-Fiction African-American Folktales: Process and Product with Struggling Second, Third, and Fifth Graders in North Louisiana, Gail Guidry Griffin

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Black and Gifted: Hiding In Plain View, Deanna Lynn Hayes-Wilson

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A case study of Tracie Morris's Project Princess, Tammie Jenkins

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An Examination of Louisiana's State Governance Structure in Higher Education and Its Impact on Public State-Funded College and University System Board Members' Voting Behavior: A Case Study, Melanie Smith Johnson

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Impact of Family and School Capital on the Academic Development of African American and Hispanic Students, Jinmei Liu

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The Louisiana Sciences Education Act's impact on high school science, Gareth Mitchell

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With Xavier, however, there will be this distinction: Mapping the Educational Philosophy of Saint Katharine Drexel in the Intellectual Tradition of Black Higher Education in New Orleans, Louisiana, Berlisha Roketa Morton

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An examination of the impact of postsecondary transition program models on college self-efficacy beliefs of first-generation college students, Shaneá Morrison Nelson

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The Influence of Colorism and Hair Texture Bias on the Professional and Social Lives of Black Women Student Affairs Professionals, Rhea Monet Perkins

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Chatting about science : a qualitative study on increasing the number and depth of science-based conversations among aquarium visitor groups, Erika Kristen Poarch

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The Transition from Clinical Practice to Academic Citizenship in Nursing Faculty, Valerie S. Schluter

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Vocabulary matching : potential for a diagnostic performance indicator, Jodie Schraven

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A Case Study Analysis of Web 2.0 Technology Use in Higher Education: Effects of Using a Wiki on Outcomes and Attitudes in Legal Education, Patrick Allan Smith

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The Dog Ate My Homework: A Qualitative Study of Students' Views of Their Homework Experiences, Elizabeth Yvette Stogner

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Never Forget Where You Came From: An Oral History of the Integration of a Rural Community, Heather N. Stone

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Educational aspirations of middle and high school students : a focus on Turkish - American youth, Dilek Atmaca Suslu

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The Ebony Seven: A Presidential Blueprint for Private Black College Achievement of Global Competitiveness, Walter T. Tillman Jr.

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A mixed methods investigation of post-secondary students' long bone anatomy knowledge retention through constructivism and the works of Vesalius, Jennifer F. Tynes

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The (In)Visible Road Map: The Role of Mentoring for First-Generation Black Female Doctoral Students at Predominantly White Institutions, Takea Vickers

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Presidential Profiles: Race, Leadership Orientation, and Effectiveness, Jerry M. Whitmore Jr.

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Interpreting Blackness: A Phenomenological Case Study of African American Young Adult Literature, Deleon Miriam Wilson

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Giftedness and overexcitability : investigating the evidence, Daniel Lawrence Winkler

Theses from 2013

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What about the Black Greeks? : supporting NPHCs at PWIs, Aleidra Allen

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"Feels Like Racial Battle Fatigue": Managing Divesity Crisis Moments in Higher Education, Chaunda Myretta Allen

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New Orleans and Fazendeville (de) segregated : challenging a narrative of school integration, April Antonellis

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Ain't I Cool: Investigating the Lived Experience of Cool for Black Male Collegians, Kyle Nathaniel Boone

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Using a multi-level model to examine the fidelity of implementation of school-wide positive behavior intervention support and its relationship to academic achievement in Louisiana, Michelle Farnsworth Botos

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Creating a framework for systems-based graphic analysis and the assessment of college-level introductory biology textbooks, Katherine Ellen Brooks

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Enculturational practices in the teaching of proof in mathematics, Indira Venkata Chillara

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Networked learning : evaluating the effectiveness of distance education in comparison to traditional education, Tireka Patrice Cobb

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Aesthetics in the classroom for social justice : how do the theories of John Dewey, Maxine Greene, and Jane Piirto inform us?, Valerie Meiners Comeaux

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Utilizing social media to build community in the residence halls, Michael Jeremy Courson

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Exploring the underpinnings that attribute to low performance on standardized tests by first year university freshmen at a Historically Black College and University, Jeffery Joseph Darby, Jr.

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Metacognitive awareness : impact of a metacognitive intervention in a pre-nursing course, Bronwyn Perry Doyle

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(Un)writing the academic other : theorizing the "at risk" body, Jessica Lynn Exkano

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Parental perceptions of supportive and non-supportive influences on the development of leadership, Debra Jo Gifford Hailey

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Toward an Ideal of Moral and Democratic Education: Afro-Creoles and Straight University in Reconstruction New Orleans, 1862-1896, Dana C. Hart

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"Give me something that relates to my life" : exploring African American adolescent male identities through young adult literature, Angelle Leblanc Hebert

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Reading and re-reading young adult memoirs : a narrative study with pre-service and in-service teachers, Heather L. Johnston-Durham

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How Native American women perceive their unique lived experiences : three women tell their stories, Marjorie Larson Kopacsi

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Developmental education programs : students' perceptions of the effectiveness at the community college level, Thad David Mitchell

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The intersection of motherhood and academia as conceptualized by female doctoral students, Shaina A. Riser

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Voices from the Coolest Corner of Hell: A Content Analysis of Slave Narratives in the Study of Creolization in the Education of 19th Century African American Slaves, Gina M. Rizzuto

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An analysis of university TV spots aired during National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Football Bowl Subdivision football games, Daniel Alford Roberts

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An insider's view : an exploration of implementing the common core standards for mathematical practice for elementary teachers in a rural Louisiana charter school, Teri P. Roberts

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Language of Exclusion: A Mixed Method Evaluation of Text Complexity on Comprehension Within Selected U.S. Government Food Assistance Application Materials, Leah Katherine Saal

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A quantitative study focusing on the effect of electronic portfolios in teacher education, Jarrod Sanson

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Analyzing the effects of context-aware mobile design principles on student performance in undergraduate kinesiology courses, Eric John Seneca

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Perception, practice, and theory : a case study of leadership in an urban middle school, Marcia Lynette Speed

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Assessing Altruistic Behavior, Burnout, and Wellness Outcomes of Entry Level, Live-in and Live on Residence Life Professionals, Erin Coquese Vaughn

Dissertations from 2012

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An exploration of reading methods in first-grade: comparing the basal approach and balanced literacy, Richelle LeBlanc Acosta

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Holy or unholy matrimony: does participation in a pre-college program influence the retention rate of African American males in college, James DJ Baker III

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Impact on the engagement of at-risk students: evaluation of postsecondary living learning communities, Monique Fondren Cain

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The lived experience of discovery of purpose in student affairs among emerging professionals, Nicholas Anthony Clegorne

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The effect of loving kindness meditation and student teachers stress and empathy, Imre Csaszar

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An exploratory case study of racial climate in an academic unit at a predominantly white, southern institution, Mark A. Dochterman

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Examining the curricular and pedagogical challenges and possibilities of post-colonial young adult literature: a narrative inquiry of book clubs with pre-service teachers, Elizabeth Sybil Durand

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"She speaks with wisdom and faithful instruction...": the influence of a religio-spiritual epistemology on the academic knowledge, pedagogy, and theorizing of Black women university teachers, Kirsten Tralese Edwards

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Portraits of adolescence/juvenile delinquency: something written, something said, something constructed, something read, Marianne Fry

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A study of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System's Leadership Development Institute and the impact of participation, Peggy Leonard Hohensee

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Inside the seed of school accountability: an African-centered analysis, Rodrick Lerone Jenkins

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Economic impact of international students attending an institution of higher education in the United States, Steve S. Kelly

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A study of turnaround efforts in high-poverty schools: characteristics of High Reliability Organizations that determine why some efforts succeed and others fail, Angela Renee Lee

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An exploratory study of informal science learning by children ages 2-12 years at selected U.S. children's gardens, Mary Flake Legoria

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Student perceptions of the impact of precollege programs, Kimberly Powell LeSage

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The impact of an informal science learning environment on the environmentally responsible behavior of adults: a case study, Kathryn Ann March

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Negotiating cultural transitions: contemporary student veterans and Louisiana institutions of higher education, Kay Harrison Maurin

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Principals matter- principal technology proficiency: creating a culture of technology competence, Tiffanye Renee' McCoy-Thomas

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Fixing mechanics: a study in cross-curricular use of rubrics to grade writing, Jeanette Martin Miller

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Law student knowledge of legal interviewing: a case study of self-evaluation using video annotation, William Taggart Monroe

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A posthuman curriculum: subjectivity at the crossroads of time, Brad M. Petitfils

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The effect of test design on student motivational strategies for learning and student retention, Jeanne Carol Samuel

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Conduct issues with fraternities and sororities: university processes evaluated at four-year universities, Jonathan Burnard Sanders

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Where are the Cosbys: an African American literacy study examining African American recognition and representation in contemporary young adult literature, Tremaine Monee' Sanders

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Painting a surrealist case study tableau: culturally relevant post-disaster education programming, Jolanta Smolen Santana

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An investigation into urban elementary teachers' educational beliefs in regards to teaching writing: comparing experiences and self-reported beliefs to teacher practices, Shalanda Stanley

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Teacher insights on high-stakes standardized assessments: the impact of school reform policy on the classroom, Jennifer Timmer

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Reflections on en-teaching: Dewey, Heidegger and Lao Tzu, Jie Yu

Dissertations from 2011

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The relationship between music and visual arts formal study and academic achievement on the eighth-grade Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (LEAP) test, Richard Allen Baker Jr.

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Accountability models for alternative schools, Belinda B. Brand

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Student problem solving communication processes while completing multimedia case studies: a look into the relationship among levels of collaboration, problem solving processes, and problem solving performance on individual and group levels, Jan Elizabeth Broussard

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Playing class: a case study of ludic pedagogy, Jessica Broussard

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(Be)coming home: the complexity of home as revealed in young adult novels of disaster, Charity Elise Cantey

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In the ruins of zine pedagogy: a narrative study of teaching with zines, Karin H. deGravelles

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Spiritual development as a component of holistic development in higher education, Mary Claire Gilder

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Social graces: the Natchez Garden Club as a literacy sponsor, June Graham

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Development of Attitudes of Children toward Coastal Environment Themes survey: exploring attitudes of Louisiana middle school students, Rebecca Mary Jones

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The multi-institutional study of leadership at LSU: how participation in specific student groups affects one's leadership, Courtney Elizabeth Lambert

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Making Transitions: A Multiple Case Study of Mathematics Classroom Teaching Reform in China, Lianfang Lu

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Crisis management post Hurricane Katrina: a qualitative study of a higher education institution's administrators' response to crisis management, Steven Lee McCullar

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A study of the relationship between information literacy, online interactions, students' learning, and success in distance learning courses, Vivica Pierre

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Sacrifice and survival: the historiographic role of indentity and mission in Jesuit higher education of the New Orleans Province, R. Eric Platt

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Mobile learning in higher education: a glimpse and a comparison of student and faculty readiness, attitudes and perceptions, Pamela Christine Pollara

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Towards an ethics of otherness: re-considering birth, time, and silence in education, Hillary Procknow

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The Louisiana alternative Career Diploma as institutionalized cultural capital: high school principals' perceptions of its value, Marcil C. Seals

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The attitudes of African American students towards the study of foreign languages and cultures, Katrina Watterson