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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Development of the Global-Self Through Collegiate Recreational Sports, Alexander Rocco Accetta (Dissertation)

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Exploring Mathematical Capital: An Essential Construct for Mathematical Success?, Marla Ann Lasswell Baber (Dissertation)

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An Exploration of Effective Community College Instructors' Use of Culturally Competent Pedagogies, Aylin Bunk (Dissertation)

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Contextualization: An Experimental Model for EFL Writing Instruction in China, Guimin Tang (Dissertation)

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Middle School Teacher Beliefs about Classroom Diversity and Their Influence on Differentiated Instructional Practices, Marcus Fredrick-Lynn Wenzel (Dissertation)

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Survive or Thrive: A Mixed Method Study of Visiting Chinese Language Teachers' Identity Formation in the U.S. Classrooms, Li Xiang (Dissertation)

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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An Investigation of School-Based Specific Learning Disability Identification, Bonnie Heather Bartos (Dissertation)

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Evaluating an Assessment Instrument for the Oregon Environmental Literacy Plan, Susan Mae Duncan (Dissertation)

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The Impact of Daily 5 and CAFE Literacy Framework on Reading Comprehension in Struggling Fourth Grade Readers: A Case Study, Sandra Lee Duty (Dissertation)

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Women as Transformational Leaders: Learning to Lead in the Community College, Jennifer R. Grove-Heuser (Dissertation)

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Social Capital and Cultural Identity for U.S. Korean Immigrant Families: Mothers' and Children's Perceptions of Korean Language Retention, Su-Jin Sue Jung (Dissertation)

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"Like Drinking Water Out of a Fire Hydrant" Medical Education as Transformation: A Naturalistic Inquiry Into the Physician Assistant Student Experience, Patricia Kenney-Moore (Dissertation)

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Perceptions of Hmong Parents in a Hmong American Charter School: a Qualitative Descriptive Case Study on Hmong Parent Involvement, Kirk T. Lee (Dissertation)

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Desirable Conversations: Sexuality and Women with Intellectual Disabilities, Neera Malhotra (Dissertation)

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An Examination of School Readiness: How Is the Construct Defined for Children Who Are Blind?, Lisa Joann McConachie (Dissertation)

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Intercultural Interactions Among Burmese Refugees in Multicultural Middle School Classrooms, Matthew Carl McParker (Dissertation)

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Information Literacy in the First Year of Higher Education: Faculty Expectations and Student Practices, Meredith Esther Michaud (Dissertation)

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The Efficacy and Feasibility of a Context-Specific Autism Behavior Rating Tool with Real Time Data Collection Methods from the Perspectives of Clinicians, Educators, and Parents, Kathleen Marie Panaccione (Dissertation)

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An Orphanage in Mexico: Four United Nations' Human Rights of Children and Wolins' Prerequisites for Efficient Group Care Through the View of the Manager and Staff, Lucia Beatriz Quesnel Galván (Dissertation)

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More than Meets the Eye: Latino Students in a Two-Way Immersion Program and Stereotype Threat, Edgar Ubaldino Solares Vega (Dissertation)

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Exploring the Impact of an LD Diagnosis on the Self-Determination of Women in Poverty, Cynthia Jakes Stadel (Dissertation)

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South Korean Teachers' Beliefs about Diversity: the Impact on Practice of Multicultural Education, Marie Yeo (Dissertation)

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Principal Leadership Practices in High Poverty K-5 Model Schools in Oregon, Janice Marie Adams (Dissertation)

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The Effects of an Overnight Environmental Science Education Program on Students' Attendance Rate Change for Middle School Years, Jennifer Elizabeth Basham (Thesis)

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A Critical Race Analysis of Travel for Transformation: Pedagogy for the Privileged or Vehicle for Socio-Cultural Transformation?, James Arthur Gambrell (Dissertation)

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Exploring Relationships Between Entrepreneurship Education and Students’ Entrepreneurial Intentions: A Mixed Method Study of Entrepreneurial Pedagogies at Chilean Universities, Paulina Andrea Gutierrez Zepeda (Dissertation)

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The Scholarship of Student Affairs Professionals: Effective Writing Strategies and Scholarly Identity Formation Explored through a Coaching Model, Lisa Janie Hatfield (Dissertation)

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Using Socratic Questioning as an Instructional Tool to Help High School Students at Grade Twelve Improve Their Perceptions of the Writing Process, Rana Houshmand (Dissertation)

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Effective Technology Implementation in Schools: Differing Perceptions of Teachers, Administrators, and Technology Staff, Joseph Stephen Morelock (Dissertation)

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School Reform and Coaching: Identifying Structures for Successful Implementation of a Data Informed Decision-Making Program, Kristan D. Parman (Dissertation)

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Gifted Black and Biracial Students at a Predominantly White Gifted School, Clair Elizabeth Pople (Dissertation)

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School Culture and the Affective Learning Needs of Latino Long-term English Learners, Maureen Ray (Dissertation)

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Leadership and Decision-Making Skills of High Poverty Elementary School Principals in an Era of Reduced Resources, Kevin Eugene Spooner (Dissertation)

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Engineering Professional Development: Elementary Teachers' Self-efficacy and Sources of Self-efficacy, Donna Louise Webb (Dissertation)

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Early Childhood Educators' Perception of Oregon's Professional Development System: A Hermeneutic Phenomenological Study, Ingrid Mari Anderson (Dissertation)

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Understanding Male Nursing Student Perceptions of the Influence of Gender: A Qualitative Case Study Approach of Students, Faculty, and Administration in a Pacific Northwest Nursing Program, Jennifer Anne Anderson (Dissertation)

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Teachers Teaching Teachers: A Sustainable and Inexpensive Professional Development Program to Improve Instruction, Carol L. Campbell (Dissertation)

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Understanding Biliteracy: Exploring the Lived Experiences of Bilingual Reading Specialists, Tatiana Margarita Cevallos (Dissertation)

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Guiding the Work of Professional Learning Communities: Perspectives for School Leaders, Daniel Paul Draper (Dissertation)

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School District Bond Campaigns: Strategies That Ensure Successful Outcomes, Linda L. Florence (Dissertation)

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Stories of Success: Understanding Academic Achievement of Hispanic Students in Science, Amanda Harris (Dissertation)

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From the Whiteboard to the Web: Equipping Administrators to Recruit, Hire, and Induct Top Quality K-12 Online Teachers, Daniel Keith Huld (Dissertation)

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Leveraging Digital Technology in Social Studies Education, Sarah Elizabeth Lundy (Dissertation)

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Designing the Plane While Flying It: A Case Study on Nursing Faculty Development during Academic Electronic Health Records Integration in a Small Liberal Arts College, Karen Elizabeth Maxwell (Dissertation)

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Adjustment to College among Lower Division Students with Disabilities: An Exploratory Study, Kristy Lee Ann McNulty (Dissertation)

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Exploring Reggio-Inspired Documentation: Lived Experiences of Elementary Teachers and Children, Jenifer Marie Millan (Dissertation)

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Gender Representations in U.S. Ed.D. Dissertations: A Feminist Content Analysis, Debora Kay Nelli (Dissertation)

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The Impact of School-Level Factors on Minority Students' Performance in AP Calculus, Phillip Bruce Pearson (Dissertation)

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Teaching and Learning for Intercultural Sensitivity: A Cross-Cultural Examination of American Domestic Students and Japanese Exchange Students, Yoko Hwang Sakurauchi (Dissertation)

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Bridging the Future to Postsecondary Readiness, Brian Patrick Sien (Dissertation)

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Keeping Equity in Mind: Strategies for Continuing Equity Work Once Formal Training Has Ended, Teri Lynn Tilley (Dissertation)

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An Exploratory Study of Teachers' Uses of Data to Understand Students' Cognitive and Affective Engagement, Nicole Van Gasse (Dissertation)

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Does Voluntary Reading Matter? The Influences of Voluntary Reading on Student Achievement, Maika Jolene Yeigh (Dissertation)

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The Journey to Becoming Constructivist, Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, Secondary Mathematics Teacher, Gerald E. Young (Dissertation)

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How Do Youth and Adults at a Rural High School Conceptualize the Role of Student? An Investigation of the Student Role Identity Standard at the Intersection of Student and Teacher Perspectives, Joseph M. Zenisek (Dissertation)

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Improving Assessment Practice at the Course and Programmatic-Levels in Community Colleges: Developing The Guidebook For Student Learning Outcomes & The Assessment Loop, Steven George Beining (Dissertation)

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Nursing Student Anxiety in Simulation Settings: A Mixed Methods Study, Mary Louise Cato (Dissertation)

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Shaping School Culture: To Support Moving from a Targeted-Assistance to Schoolwide Title I Program, Paul Edward Coakley (Dissertation)

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Facilitating Master's Student Success: A Quantitative Examination of Student Perspectives on Advising, Sarah Brooks Drummond Hays (Dissertation)

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Designing Innovative Alternatives to Traditional High Schools: What Leaders Need to Know, Chester Roy Edwards (Dissertation)

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Elementary Teacher Candidates' Images of Mathematics, Diverse Students, and Teaching: An Exploratory Study With Implications for Culturally Responsive Mathematics Education, Bernd Richard Ferner (Dissertation)

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Global Learning Outcomes of a Domestic Foreign Language Immersion Program, Kathleen Ann Godfrey (Dissertation)

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Evaluating Alternative High Schools: Program Evaluation in Action, Drew Samuel Wayne Hinds (Dissertation)

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Undergraduate Research and Metropolitan Commuter University Student Involvement: Exploring the Narratives of Five Female Undergraduate Students, Jolina Jade Kwong Caputo (Dissertation)

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Seeing Crucibles: Legitimizing Spiritual Development in the Middle Grades Through Critical Historiography, Audrey Lingley (Dissertation)

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State Need-Based Aid and Four-Year College Student Retention: A Statewide Study, Kara Lynn McFall (Dissertation)

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Academic Advising Structures that Support First-year Student Success and Retention, Brett Leland McFarlane (Dissertation)

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Factors Influencing Social, Cultural, and Academic Transitions of Chinese International ESL Students in U.S. Higher Education, Akiko Ota (Dissertation)

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Exploring Online Community Among Rural Medical Education Students: A Case Study, Ryan Tyler Palmer (Dissertation)

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Finding the Gifted Child's Voice in the Public Elementary School Setting: A Phenomenological Exploration, Keely S. Porter (Dissertation)

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The Effect of Teacher-Identified Classroom Management, Monica Rose Root (Thesis)

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A Unique Support for Sexual-Minority Identity Development: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis of a Long-Term Formal Mentoring Relationship Between an Adult and a Youth From the Gay Community, Christian L. Rummell (Dissertation)

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Special Education Teacher Candidates and Mentors: Case Studies of Collaboration in Pre-service Field Experiences, Rebecca Lynn Schulte (Dissertation)

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A Comparative Study of Administrator and Special Education Teacher Perceptions of Special Education Teacher Attrition and Retention, Danielle Angelina Sheldrake (Dissertation)

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A Case Study of After-School Activities in one School that is Making Progress in Closing the Achievement Gap, Susan Robin Shugerman (Dissertation)

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Developing the Instructional Leadership Skills of High School Principals in Tanzania: A Problem-Based Learning Approach, Peter N. Siamoo (Dissertation)

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The Call for Cultural Responsiveness: Teachers' Perceptions about the Interplay Between Culturally Responsive Instruction and Scripted Curricula, Kathryn Elizabeth Toppel (Dissertation)

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Short-Term International Service-Learning: Faculty Perceptions of and Pedagogical Strategies for the Design and Implementation of Successful Learning Experiences, Thomas Jacob Van Cleave (Dissertation)

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The Retention Puzzle Reconsidered: Second Year Student Attitudes and Experiences with Advising, Michael Edward Walsh (Dissertation)

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Understanding Pervasive Language Impairment in Young Children: Exploring Patterns in Narrative Language and Functional Communication, Anna Jeddeloh Waters (Dissertation)

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Student Employment in Student Affairs Units: Characteristics of Educationally Purposeful Environments, Shannon Timm Watson (Dissertation)

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Negotiating the Inclusion of Nanoscience Content and Technology in Science Curriculum: An Examination of Secondary Teachers' Thinking in a Professional Development Project, Jennifer Gayle Wells (Dissertation)

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Assessing the Relationship Between Intercultural Competence and Leadership Styles: An Empirical Study of International Fulbright Students in the U.S., Chris Taylor Cartwright (Dissertation)

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Giving Voice to the Peace and Justice Challenger Intellectuals: Counterpublic Development as Civic Engagement, Tom Harry Hastings (Dissertation)

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Fostering Hope and Closing the Academic Gap: An Examination of College Retention for African-American and Latino Students who Participate in the Louis Stokes Alliance Minority Participation Program (Learning Community) While Enrolled in a Predominately White Institution, Aisha La'Chae Hollands (Dissertation)

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A Qualitative Study of Language Beliefs and Linguistic Knowledge in Preservice Teachers Using the Intercultural Communicative Competence Framework, Kimberly K. Ilosvay (Dissertation)

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Making Education Accessible: A Dual Case Study of Instructional Practices, Management, and Equity in a Rural and an Urban NGO School in Pakistan, Zafreen Jaffery (Dissertation)

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Reflective Practice and Readiness for Self-directed Learning in Anesthesiology Residents Training in the United States, Amy Katrina Miller Juve (Dissertation)

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Oral Health Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors: Investigation of an Educational Intervention Strategy with At-Risk Females, Susan Romano Rustvold (Dissertation)

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Preschool Teachers' Perspectives on Caring Relationships, Autonomy, and Intrinsic Motivation in Two Cultural Settings, Xiaoling Tian (Dissertation)

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Understanding the Role of Social, Teaching and Cognitive Presence in Hybrid Courses: Student Perspectives on Learning and Pedagogical Implications, Janelle De Carrico Voegele (Dissertation)

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Engaging Community Food Systems through Learning Garden Programs: Oregon Food Bank's Seed to Supper Program, Denissia Elizabeth Withers (Thesis)

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First-Generation Student Success After Academic Warning: An Exploratory Analysis of Academic Integration, Personal Adjustment, Family and Social Adjustment and Psychological Factors, Gabrielle Shoshana Zeisman (Dissertation)

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Coupled Pedagogy: A Study of Sustainability Education and Community-Based Learning in the Senior Capstone Program at Portland State University, Emily Erin Bowling (Thesis)

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Storytelling as Loving Praxis in Critical Peace Education: A Grounded Theory Study of Postsecondary Social Justice Educators, Amanda Smith Byron (Dissertation)

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The Relationship Between Teachers' Multicultural Attitudes and Their Instructional Practice with English Language Learners: A Mixed Method Study, Adria Danielle Dodici (Dissertation)

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Assessment for Improvement in Higher Education: Faculty Perception of and Participation in Program Assessment, Serap Emil (Dissertation)

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Faculty of Color and Scholarship Redefined: Teaching and Learning for Intercultural Competence, Peng Fu (Dissertation)

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Youth Voices of Bounty and Opportunity: High School Students' Experiences With Food and Community, Kara Marie Gilbert (Thesis)

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Transforming the Soul of Education: Sustainability at the Center of Teaching and Learning in Secondary Schools, Thomas Eugene Kane (Dissertation)