Graduate Theses and Dissertations in Education

 

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Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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Two Way Street: An Applied Research Study on the Effects of Increased Parent and Community Involvement Activities on Student Academic Growth in Mathematics at South Lee Middle School, Jason Clifton Arledge

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Culture Clash: An Applied Research Study on Transforming Student Behavioral Culture in a Failing School, Lindsay Carol Brett

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An Examination of the Relationship Among the Intentions, Features, Affordances, and Outcomes of Saturday Academy for Math Professional Development for Mathematics Teachers, Brian Buckhalter

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Collegiate Equity Mentoring Matrix: A Culturally Relevant Framework for the Meaningful Mentoring of Black Male Students, Norris Allen Edney

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Bridge to Student Success?: An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the University of Mississippi's JumpStart Summer Bridge Program, Emily Ferris

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Balancing Reading Motivation: A Comparative Case Study of High School Students and Their Teachers, Pasteia Garth

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Feedback in the Flipped High School STEM Classroom, Trisha Michele Gilbreath

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Students’ Perceptions and Strategies for Success in an Associate Degree Nursing Program, Theresa Hargett

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Improving Literacy Rates for Students with Dyslexia in a Rural School District, Steven William Havens

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Daily Metacognitive Questioning Sheets: Implementing Metacognitive Strategies in the Secondary Classroom, Shawna Sue Hill-Robinson

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Addressing the Disparaity of Outcomes for Economically Disadvantaged Students at Central Intermediate School: An Applied Research Study Related to the Implementation of AVID Process, Steven Jarvis Hurdle

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Visualizing the Future: Work-Integrated Learning and the Psychosocial and Professional Development of Undergraduates, Scott Weldon Kilpatrick

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The Effects of Technology Based Self-Monitoring Across General Education Settings for Students with Behavior Disorders, Lane Maxcy

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Examining the Alternate Ranking Method for Grouping: Using Mixed-Ability Grouping to Enhance Learning, Jennifer McCaskill

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Find the MOST Here: The Academic Success of First-Year African American Students at the University of Mississippi, Shawnboda Deanne Mead

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The Relationship of Supervisory Styles and Differentiation of Self to the Counseling Self-efficacy of Counselors-in-training in the Masters' Level Practicum, Amelia Binti Mohd Noor

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Increasing Instructional Leadership: An Applied Research Study on the Effects of Developing Principals as Instructional Leaders in the Magnolia County School District, Leigh Anne Newton

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African Americans and the Honors College Experience at the University of Mississippi, Jennifer Lynn Parsons

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Apply Now!: Utilizing Application Date to Predict College Enrollment, Jennifer Leigh Phillips

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Creating a Space for STEAM, Felicia Brown Pollard

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Exploring the Impact of Mississippi Virtual Community College Academy Professional Development for Online Teaching, Terry Woodrow Pollard

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Find the MOST Here: The Academic Success of First-Year African American Students at the University of Mississippi, Earl Presley

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Relationship of Expected Family Contribution to Student Success at Belhaven University, Kevin Alexander Russell

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What’S Going On? The Disproportionate Discipline of Upper Elementary Male Students in Little Tiger Elementary School, Amy Katrise Sutton

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Virtually There: A Phenomenological Study of Secondary Students and Their Engagement with Virtual Reality Field Trips, Melissa Sonta Thomas

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Differences in Complete 2 Compete Participant Characteristics: What Can They Tell Us?, Audra Joan Trnovec

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Increasing Teacher Retention: An Applied Research Study on the Effects of Mentoring and Culture in the ABC County School District, Jimmy Holland Weeks

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Find the MOST Here: The Academic Success of First-Year African American Students at the University of Mississippi, Alexandria White

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The Impact of Technology on the Implementation of Formative Assessment Lessons in Eighth Grade Math Classrooms, Lavonda White

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Leading Learners to Level Up in a High School Mathematics Classroom, Jennifer Carnes Wilson

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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A Relational Study Of International General Certificate Of Secondary Education (Igcse) Scores To The American College Test (Act) Scores In A Mississippi Innovative High School, Dane Nicholas Aube'

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African American And First-Generation Students’ Perceptions Of And Experiences With An Academic Cohort, Kim Barnes

Experiences Of Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder In Mississippi Community Colleges, Krystal Michelle Berry

Experiences Of Mississippi Community College Students Who Are Deaf And Hard Of Hearing, Ronda Bryan

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The Relationship Between Note-Taking Method And Grade Point Average When Controlling For Act Score And Self-Regulation Ability In Undergraduate Students, Donna Lee Gurley

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Armatures For Success: Advancing Racial Equity For Funeral Service Technology Students, Angela Massey Hopper

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Paper Chase: Perceptions Of The Pursuit Of Academic Scholarly Productivity Among Faculty Writing Group Participants, Deidra Jackson

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L2 Teachers' Efficacy: The Impact Of Professional Development, Nino Jakhaia

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Perceptions Of Executive Female Leaders In Athletics, Lynnette Y. Johnson

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Identifying Predictors of New Teacher Retention, Bonita Lanoza Maready

Engagement Strategies And Their Impact On Underserved Students, Marquis Mccloud

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Mississippians In Physics: Perspectives And Practice In A Search For Physics Excellence, Paul D. Rogers

Engagement Strategies And Their Impact On Underserved Students, Tonyalle Vershutte Rush

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The Relationship Between Metacognitive Awareness Of Reading Strategies Use And 10Th Grade Students' College And Career Readiness Achievement In English Language Arts, Davida Smith-Keita

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The Relationship Between Doctoral-Level Teaching Preparation Strategies In Cacrep-Accredited Counselor Education Programs And Self-Efficacy Toward Teaching, Eric Galen Suddeath

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African American And First-Generation Students’ Perceptions Of And Experiences With An Academic Cohort, Sovent Zantrell Taylor

Engagement Strategies And Their Impact On Underserved Students, Emily Tucker

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Professional Skill Development For Collegiate Recreation Student Employees, Peter Jacob Tulchinsky

Examining Factors Related To Teacher Turnover In Mississippi School Districts And The Relationship Between Teacher Experience, Teacher Turnover, And Student Achievement, Angela Wheeler - Bass

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Understanding Child-Centered Canine Assisted Play Therapy: A Qualitative Collective Case Study, Jennifer Austin-Main

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Perceptions Of Ice Hockey Season Ticket Holders On The Implementation Of A Donor-Based Seating Model At Miami University, A Public Midwestern Mid-Major Institution, David Coleman Barnes Jr.

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High School Contextual Variables and ACT Scores, John-Mark Cain

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A Phenomenographic Study Of Student Engagement Using Gis-Story Maps In An Eighth-Grade Social Studies Classroom, Esohe E. Egiebor

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An Exploratory Analysis: A Mixed-Methods Investigation Of The Construct Validity Of The 2016 Mississippi Statewide Accountability System, Justin Andrew Geurin

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The Impact Of Pre-Kindergarten Programs On Student Achievement In Mississippi Elementary Schools, Fletcher B. Harges

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The Creation Of Choctaw Central High School And Its Transition To A Bureau Of Indian Affairs Contract School: An Oral History, Fredrick L. Hickmon

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The Effects Of Closed-Captioned Television On The Oral Reading Fluency Of Low Socioeconomic 2nd Grade Students, Kristina Livingston

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Cultural Bias In English Language Arts Curriculum And Its Effect On African American And Spanish-Speaking English Language Learners In A Municipal School, Shelia Yvette Morgan

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The Relationship Of Principal Gender And Teacher Perceptions Of School Climate On Suspension And Expulsion Rates Of High School Students, Roderick Lydell Payne

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The Relationship Between The Mississippi Adequate Education Program And Student Achievement In Mississippi Schools, Avence Pittman Jr

Elementary Writing Assessment: The Predictive Validity Of Writing Curriculum-Based Measurements, Sara A.G. Platt

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Principal Preparedness For Crisis Management In Urban High Schools, Newman C. Robertson

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African American Female Principals of Urban High Schools and Their Negotiation of Work and Family Conflicts, April Smith

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The Impact Of Spiritual Maturity On Clinical Mental Health Students' Intentions To Engage In Social Justice Advocacy., James Samuel Strickland

Exploring The Relationship Among Minority Stress, Internalized Homophobia, Mental Health Concerns, Social Support, And Relationship Satisfaction In Female Same-Sex Couples, Kassie Rose Terrell

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Improvement Capacity In Mississippi Schools: A Comparison Between High Needs Improving And Struggling Schools, Paula W. Tharp

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The Impact Literacy Coaches Have On Mississippi's Lower-Performing Schools, Barbara Ann Ann Trivelli-Bowen

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The Impact Of Word-Study Intervention Strategies On Students' Measures Of Reading Comprehension And Fluency, Trenisha Weekley Weekley

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Comparing University Student Performance In Online V. Face-To-Face Offerings Of The Same Course, And Investigating Student Perceptions Of Satisfaction In An Online Course, Kristin Davidson

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The Influence Of Perceived Barriers, Perceived Social Support, And Career Decision-Making Self-Efficacy On High School Juniors' And Seniors' Postsecondary Plans, Denise Antwainette Gilstrap

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1:1 Laptop Experience And High-Stakes Testing: Effects On Eighth-Grade Student Achievement, Mary Lea Johnson

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Intermediate Russian Through Formula Tales, Tamar Karakozova

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The Effects Of Homogeneous Differentiation On Reading Achievement: Within-Class Grouping Versus Between-Class Grouping, Sharon Suzanne Liddell

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Bringing the Best and Brightest to Teacher Education, Mary Ann Parker

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Topping The Queue: A Mixed Methods Exploration Of Principal Selection In Mississippi's Public School Districts, Angela Dawn Elder Quinn

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The Acting White Phenomenon: An Examination Of Existing And Emerging Implications For African American Students In Rural High Schools In Mississippi, Earl W. Richard

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Advancement Of Understanding In Physical Science And Reduction Of Mathematical Anxiety Through The Use Of Supplemental Mathematics Material, James Chadwick Roberson

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The Calming Effects of Modified Lighting, Jessica Foshee Simpson

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Teachers' Perceptions Of School Leaders' Behaviors And The Relationship To Student Growth/Achievement, Kimberly Dawn Smith Waller

Donor Motivation To Ncaa Division I Football Bowl Subdivision Athletic Departments, Daniel White

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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How Does Executive Function Skills Instruction Impact Student Executive Function Levels And Academic Achievement On Common Core State Standards Assessments?, Donna Akers

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Mississippi Statewide Accountability System: A Measure Of Academic Attainment Or Other Factors, Eddie De Anderson

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Perceptions of Race and Privilege: An Examination of Intercultural Competence and Service-Learning in the Mississippi Delta, Laura Antonow

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An Investigation Of The Effect Of Single-Gendered Instruction On Achievement In Math And English In An Urban High School, Beverly Bacchus

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The Relationship Between The Effects Of Rape, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Complex Trauma, And Post-Attack Victim-Perpetrator Interaction In Female College Students, Stephanie Christine Bell

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A Study Of Retention Rates Among Non-Resident Students Enrolled In Freshman Retention Programs, Chelsea Welch Bennett

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The Effect of a Second-Order Factor Wellness Intervention on the Total Wellness of Female Collegiate Athletes, Mindy Dunagan

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Exploring The Use Of Criminal Background Checks In Higher Education: Perceptions Of Leaders At Four Institutions Of Higher Education In Mississippi, Tiffany Edwards

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African American Vernacular English (Aave) In The Classroom: The Attitudes And Ideologies Of Urban Educators Toward Aave, Melanie Hines Knapp

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The Value Of Internships Within Athletic Training Education: Educators’ Views, Heather Arlene Landry Shirley

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The Attitudinal And Cognitive Effects Of Interdisciplinary Collaboration On Elementary Pre-Service Teachers Development Of Biological Science Related Lesson Plans, Jada Mills

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Principal Preparation Effectiveness: A Program Evaluation Of The University Of Mississippi's Principal Preparation Programs, Summer Pannell

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Technology Access, Integration, And Student Achievement: Examining Diverse Technology Learning Environments And College And Career Readiness In Rural North Mississippi High Schools, Randi Nicole Peel

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The Effects Of Departmentalized And Self-Contained Structures On Student Achievement, Carrie Renee Skelton

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The Diverse Nature Of Corporal Punishment: An Investigation Of The Relationship Between Students’ Perceptions Of The Discipline Method, Academic Performance, And Social Behaviors, Demeka Lashun Smith

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Development and Validation of an Instrument to Measure Moral Distress Among Counselors Working with Children and Adolescents, Ian Scott Turnage-Butterbaugh

Effects Of Information Communication Technology Connectedness On The Stress Levels On Student Affairs Professionals, Joshua Coulter Ward

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Leadership Orientation Frame Preferences Of School Boards In Mississippi, Patrick Laquincy Washington

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A Phenomenography Of Mississippi African American High School Students' Progress In English Language Arts (Ela), Ebonee Nicole Williams

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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A Comparison Of Preparatory Academies And Traditional High Schools In A Large Urban District Of Completion Rate And Student Perceptions Of School Climate Characteristics, Beverly Dabney Becton