College of Education Theses and Dissertations
 

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Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Stories and Cultural Humility: Exploring Power and Privilege through Physical Therapists' Life Stories, Marjorie Hilliard

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Help-Seeking Behaviors of African American Men, Leslie D. Holley

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A Guest in Someone's House: Exploring the Role of African-American Student-Faculty/Staff Interactions in a Community College Setting, Yolanda Isaacs

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Context and Process in International Teacher Recruitment: The Experiences of Global Educators Outreach (GEO) Teachers from Africa in the U.S.A., Omar A. Kamara

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Intersections: The Schooling Experiences of African-American Females Inolved in Long-Term Foster Care and Their Transition into Womanhood, Sonia Kennedy

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AN ANALYSIS OF TWO EDUCATION REFORM POLICIES: OBAMA'S RACE TO THE TOP AND PROMISE NEIGHBORHOODS PROGRAMS, Alecia S. Person

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Beyond the Language Program Model: The Importance of Student Identity for the English Language Learner, Arthi Rao

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The Effects of an Advisory Program on Middle-Level Student Learning, Jeffrey Stawick

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Immigrant Perspectives: Social reproduction and the future of second generation Mexican-American and Chinese-American immigrants, Carolyn Bruner-Opps

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Understanding Empowerment, Informal Education, and Access to Decision-Making in a Community Organization, Maurya Delaney

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Educational assessment: Exploring the relationship between computer adaptive testing, data analysis, and student achievement, Michael Donhost

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Privatization and Democratization: The Usages of Democracy in Chicago's School Reform Discourse, Erin Dyke

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Developing a Social Justice Curriculum: Intersections of Identity, Community, Inheritance and Experience, Melissa Rae Goodnight

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Understanding Multiple Perspectives of African American Males in a Suburban High School, Ravi Hansra Matrenec

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Court-involved African American males and social capital within Chicago public schools, Troy Harden

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Museum Education and the Climate of Accountability, Rebecca J. Manuel

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Msculine Identity and the Education and Parental Involvement of African American Teen Fathers, Milissa McClaire Gary

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Privatization and Cyber Charter Schools, Tammy Meyn-Rogeness

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Jovenes Indocumentados: Exploring the Educational Aspirations of Undocumented, Latino Students in the U.S.A., Katherine Moone

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WHAT'S ALL THAT NOISE?: A STUDY OF CONSTRUCTED GENDER MEANINGS IN NEWS PUBLICATIONS FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS, Laura M. Moran

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Parental involvement in a new environment: Igbo families in Chicago and the education of their children—a narrative inquiry, Obiefuna Onwughalu

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A Comparative Study of the Impact of Charitable Donations on the Financial Viability of San Miguel Model Schools, Michael Quirk

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Teaching to the World: The Internationalization of a College of Education in the United States, Elizabeth M. Robbins

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African-American Males’ Perception of Factors Involved in Their Resilience and Academic Success, Johnnie Thomas

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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Educational Leaders Perceptions of Emotional Intelligence and How it Effects their Professional Practice, Yaffa Krugliak Lahat

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The Role of a Literacy Coach in Supporting Instructional Improvement and Student Achievement, Holly Jo Murer

Theses/Dissertations from 2008

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Service Learning and its Effect on Students' Attitudes towards Learning, William Thomas Conard

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The Impact of Mentoring on Retention, Quality, Commitment of Graduates from One School-University Partnership, Brenda Kraber

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Maintaining Hope/ Encouraging Perspective in Special Education, Donna Smith

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Teacher Perceptions of Multicultural Education: A Research Proposal for a Study of the Perceptions of Five White, Female Teachers, Katherine Waight

Theses/Dissertations from 2007

The impact individualized instruction with learning technologies has on student achievement: New directions for at-risk students with college aspirations, Jorge Pena

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The impact individualized instruction with learning technologies has on student achievement: New directions for at-risk students with college aspirations, Jorge Pena

Female Students as Online Learners: A Case Study in Navigating Academic Success, Noreen A. Powers

Can the Study of Governmental, Economic, Social Forces on Educational Practices of the Past Illuminate Current Reforms? A Comprehensive Study of Democracy and its Relation to Educational Practices and Policy, Megan Yuhas Stetka

Theses/Dissertations from 2006

Educating Students with Disabilities in the Least Restrictive Environment: Does Money Matter?, Karin Martino

Finding Home: An Autoethnographic Tale of Borders and Identity, Diane Sabenacio Nititham

Transitional Bilingual Education and Latino Student Achievement, Maria J. Vargas

Theses/Dissertations from 2005

Crafting Character Education to “Count” for Self and Other. A Journey of Empowerment via Character Counts! For Four High School Students, Lisa D. Bucciarelli

Integrating Oral Language in English as a Second Language Literacy Instruction: A Case study, Courtney F. Garron

Resisting the Struggle: Why Blacks Opposed Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Chicago, 1966-1967, Darlene Gordon

My Journey towards Culturally Relevant Teaching, Challa M. Holland

An Examination into a Year of Physics I: Community and Motivation, Deborah A. Koolbeck

Working My Way through College: Does Part-time work affect the Academic Success of Full-time Undergraduates?, J. D. Lambert

Portrait of Change: A Struggling Urban High School in Transition toward Improvement, Jerlyn W. Maloy

Measurement of Nursing Home Resident Satisfaction Using the Matuzak Quality of Life – Hierarchy of Needs Questionnaire: A Pilot Study, Denise M. Matuzak

Fitting into a New Model: Women’s Use of Physical Force, Ann E. Oorbeck

“A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words” Art Integration to Enhance Writing, Kristin O’Rourke Salamanca

Teacher Supervision: The Relationship between groups of Teachers and Reaction to Styles of Supervision, Kristen D. Ulery

Theses/Dissertations from 2004

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The Relationship Between the Success Tendencies Indicator and Academic Achievement and Behavioral Adjustment, Ted Bartlett

Reflection on Discipline and Classroom Management Practices, Simon D. Gilbert

A Comparison of the School to Work Opportunities Act and the No Child Left behind Act; The Relationship Between School and Work, Tricia Hassan

The Relationship between Student-Athletes’’ Perceptions of Athletic Academic Advising Programs and the Attitudes of their Respective Coaches, Laure L. Kosey

Effects of Foreign Language Learning in Elementary School on Students’ Future Educational and Career Choices, Amy W. Narea

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Bobbitt's window: Understanding turning points in reflective curriculum history and unmuffling reflective voice in adult learning: Doubt and identity, J. Warren Scheideman

Bobbitt’s Window: Understanding Turning Points in Reflective Curriculum History and Unmuffling Reflective Voice in Adult Learning- Doubt and Identity, J. Warren Scheideman

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Effects of foreign language learning in elementary school on students' future educational and career choices, Amy Weiss Narea

Theses/Dissertations from 2003

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Emotional intelligence and its relationship with sales success, George C. Chipain

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Repetition of retention practices: Does retention improve academic achievement?, Brenda DeMar-Williams

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Retention: The controversy continues, Beverly Gray Greene

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School -to -home communication in high school: Effects on task engagement and homework completion, Daniel McDonnell

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Jack of all trades, master of none: A teacher research inquiry of teachers' perspectives surrounding the context of professional development, Alicia Meno

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Factors correlating with teachers' use of computers in the classroom, Samia A. Wahab

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Attributes of an exemplary curriculum in entry-level undergraduate athletic training education, Aric J. Warren

Theses/Dissertations from 2002

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Reflection: Its influence on the psychological empowerment of non -management knowledge workers in the software industry, Leonard V. Cyboran

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Voice, identity, and knowledge: Teaching and learning in an urban classroom, Colleen M. Reardon