This collection includes theses and dissertations from the College of Education & Human Development. It is not exhaustive since most paper theses and dissertations have not been digitized. Generally, paper copies of theses and dissertations published prior to 2014 can be accessed in the University of Louisville Libraries. If you would like to add your thesis or dissertation to this collection, please see: http://ir.library.louisville.edu/about.html.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Untangling the role of postsecondary education in economic success., Erin Smith Banjanovic

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A meta-analysis of the longitudinal relationship between adolescent depression and academic achievement., Rachel E. Buehner

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Former students discuss middle school science journalism : a qualitative study of personally meaningful disciplinary writing., Marsha R. Buerger

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Effects of functional communication training and self-monitoring with programmed generalization for three students with or at-risk for emotional behavioral disorders., Jonathan L. Burt

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Civic pride or civic duty? : an examination of willingness to support a professional sport stadium referendum., Alicia M. Cintron

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An examination of school leaders' preferences for teacher applicant characteristics., Byron Keith Davis

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Analysis of gender and gender-related implicit leadership themes in HR practitioner literature : a comparison of the United States and Brazilian HR practitioner publications., Flavia de Sousa e Castro Rossetti

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Highly student-rated teachers of multicultural classrooms : a qualitative study of teacher practices., Rose M. Glasser

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Factors associated with federal student loan default among borrowers in a statewide system of community and technical colleges., Brittany Inge

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Modeling effective work groups and teams : an assessment of the inclusion of social value orientation., Gary Daniel Jones

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Spiritual transcendence as a sixth personality factor in Russia : cross-cultural generalizability and influence on psychosocial outcomes., Ksenia Kopeikin

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The feelings we harbor - the role of collage in arousing powerful emotions in an ESL classroom., Irina V. McGrath

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The association between motor proficiency, cognitive tempo, academic skills, balance and visual efficiency in elementary school aged children., Franklin R. Muntis

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Educating critically : challenging the familiar contours of literacy teacher education., Bianca Nightengale-Lee

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The implications of a University of Louisville first year experience course on student success outcomes based on race and gender., Nadine C. Petty

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Culturally relevant teachers : a critical beacon in the educational standards movement., Angela Pleasant

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Self-forgiveness in Japanese adolescents., Tetsuo "Ted" Sato

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"It teaches them to have a conversation in the real world" : an analysis of how identity performances shape classroom discussions., Ashley Lauren Shelton Arnold

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Instructional teacher job resources and student achievement in mathematics., Amy Stokes-Levine

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The relationship between positive behavioral interventions and supports in elementary schools and mathematics achievement., Robert Larry Taylor

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Perceptions of peer group interactions on self-efficacy and academic identity of African-American students in advanced placement classes., Tinisha Yvette Taylor

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The role of the planetarium in students' attitudes, learning, and thinking about astronomical concepts., William Raymond Thornburgh

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Stigma of mental illness and multicultural counseling self-efficacy : investigating the implications of the multicultural training environment, mental health literacy, and empathy., Sarah E. Tucker

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A University's student care team : 5 year case summary., Laura Elizabeth Ulmer

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An investigation of relationship correlates and predictors of cultural adjustment among missionaries., Sarah Warren

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Diversity for diversity's sake? The relationship between diversity and school-level academic achievement., Richard Aaron Wisman

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Common Core State Standards : elementary teacher perceptions of administrator supports with a focus on professional learning communities and walk throughs., Kara Joan Ammerman

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Rumination, worry, and drinking behaviors in college students : a mediation analysis., Stephanie Winkeljohn Black

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Teacher self-perceptions and student academic engagement in elementary school mathematics., Kathleen M. Cash

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An investigation of virtual golf in the Republic of Korea from a marketing perspective., Chulhwan Choi

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The relationship of reform style professional development and student achievement., Amy Colucci

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Explaining the difference in the self-esteem of students with learning disabilities who receive pull-out services and those who do not receive pull-out services in a private school setting., Brittany Ann Cox

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Exploring the relation between school pushout and future outlook for black youth., Kish Cumi

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Examining the effectiveness of implementing Orton-Gillingham reading intervention on student engagement for elementary students with challenging behaviors., Lauren L. Evanovich

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Therapeutic treatments for PTSD : does type of treatment impact help seeking behaviors in a military sample?, Tyler Conley Halford

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Evaluating minor league baseball social identity, social image, and brand equity., Christan David Hanna

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The influence of student, neighborhood, and school factors on college readiness : an examination of factors combined as a result of implementing a race- and socioeconomically-based student assignment plan., Gregory Paul Herberger

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Exploring distributed instructional leadership : case studies of assistant principals in an urban school district., Jimica Claudette Howard

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Examining the motivations and benefits of student-athletes performing community service., Matthew Ryan Huml

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A moderated mediation model of minority stress and resilience factors in sexual minority Christian college students : comparison between PROCESS and SEM., Elisabeth R. Latino

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Influences of self-construals and personality styles on international students' depressive symptoms., Yu-Yun Liu

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Global and specific attachment patterns in romantic relationships : distinct and interactional functions., Megan Manthos

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Predicting NCLEX-RN performance : an exploration of student demographics, pre-program factors, and nursing program factors., Heather Davis Mitchell

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Principal self-efficacy in the implementation of a standards based teacher evaluation reform., Jason Kennedy Neuss

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Knowledge of algebra for teaching quadratic equations : the impact of knowledge dimensions on planning and pedagogical strategies., Michael Raney

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Curriculum, classroom assessment, instruction, and science outcomes : evidence from Kentucky's scholastic audits., Steven Patrick Riley

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Effects of sport-specific training conditions on performance in high school field hockey players., Alexandra Hannah Roberts

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Sex, sexuality and sexual practice for trans individuals and their romantic partners., Kinton Rossman

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Workplace spirituality and employee work intentions : examining the relationship and the mediating role of ethical leadership., Paula F. Soder

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Relationship between living environment and first-year student academic achievement and persistence., Shannon Deaton Staten

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The effect of vestibular stimulation exercises on balance in children with Down syndrome., Sarah Sunderman

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Professional school counselors : integral stakeholders in the recruitment, retention, and support of African American, Latino, and low-income students in advanced placement programs., Damien Sweeney

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Psychotherapy dropout : the influence of ethnic identity and stigma on early termination., Le'Keldric Jawon Thomas

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Understanding through narrative inquiry : storying a national writing project initiative., Amy Renee Vujaklija

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Comparison of physical activity and sleep measures based on subjective and objective measures., Amy Jo Walden

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Adaptive schools : investigating impact, continuity, and change in one school district., Winn Crenshaw Wheeler

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Life balance in adult healthy siblings of individuals with childhood cancer., Yolanda Williams

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Developing the future workforce through apprenticeships : a case study of an industry-education partnership., Nana K. Arthur-Mensah

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Exploring the associations between teaching behaviors and affect in upper elementary school students before and after controlling for parenting behaviors., Allison D. Barnard

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Four weeks of controlled frequency breathing training reduces respiratory muscle fatigue in elite college swimmers., Alex Robert Burtch 1991-

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Ideological becoming : intern teachers' experience of becoming culturally responsive teachers., Sonya Burton

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Meta-analyses of cardiovascular responses to rumination : exploring mechanisms linking depression and hostility to cardiovascular disease., Lorna Y. Busch

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The role of self-discrepancies in American Jewish identities on mental and spiritual well-being., Jason Goldstein

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A multi-level analysis using NAEP data : examining the relationships among mathematics coaches and specialists, student achievement, and disability status., Kristin Harbour

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The effects of highly engaged field experiences and multi-faceted mentoring stategies on ameliorating pre-service teacher concerns., Twyla Diane Harris 1959-

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Relational processes in prayer : a reflection of the effects of culture on religious experience., Benjamin David Jeppsen

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Exploring motivations, constraints, and perceptions toward sport consumers' smartphone usage., Sun J. Kang

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Understanding the meaning of the equal sign : an investigation of elementary students and teachers., Victoria Miller Bennett

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Cancer caregiving : an exploration of values, burden, repetitive thinking, and depression., Amanda M. Mitchell

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Pulmonary diffusing capacity is unaltered in elite swimmers after restricted breathing training., Benjamin Todd Ogle 1990-

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Culture at the core : the impact of culturally relevant professional learning on teacher beliefs and practice : a collection of scholarly papers., Mikkaka Hardaway Overstreet

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Improving the accuracy of middle school students' self-assessment, peer assessment, and mathematics achievement., Elizabeth Popelka

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The role of congruecy within the participant sport involvement and loyalty process., Jason Andrew Rice

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Interdisciplinary palliative care teams : insights and experiences of chaplain interns and social work interns., Ann Hayes Ronald

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Evaluating Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) : examining teachers' perceptions of managing student conduct and student achievement in PBIS and non-PBIS schools., Carla Marie Soeder-Kolodey

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The impact of an interactive technology application on elementary student achievement in fractions., Shannon M. Stone

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Parental influence on romantic attraction with simulated online dating profiles., Johanna Strokoff

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Exploring organizational capacity in a Sport for Development and Peace setting., Per G. Svensson

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The effects of real-time visual performance feedback on teacher feedback., Chris A. Sweigart

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Counterstories : educational resilence of adult African American women attending an urban predominantly White university., Wanda A. Taylor

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The effect of Protandim supplementation on oxidative damage and athletic performance., Seteena Leigh Ueberschlag

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Student engagement and college readiness in mathematics., Leah White

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Reading achievement in a large urban school district : an analysis of the effects of four reading programs on the reading growth of four reading ability groups., Deborah Patrice Anderson

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The effectiveness of extended orientation first year seminars : a systematic review and meta-analysis., Matthew S. Berry

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Avoidance in disordered eating : the roles of overvaluation of weight and shape and repetitive thinking., Anne Christine Bjerg

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Cognitive coaching : the impact on teacher candidates' teacher efficacy., Stefanie Wooten Burnett

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Graduate students who are part-time workers : how does occupational stress and gender role affect job satisfaction?, Megan Church-Nally

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Answering the call : an examination of multicultural competence among academic advising professionals., Tia Noelle Dumas

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Secondary student outcomes and perspectives on a multiple pathways approach to education : engagement, achievement, and transitions., Lisa-Anne Ferris

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Gender stereotyping within career and technical education : exploring relationships among gender, coursetaking, and outcomes of high school CTE students., Stephanie A. Fluhr

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The powerful literacy posse and the Common Core State Standards : a collection of scholarly papers., Katherine J. Grindon

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Lost in transition : a grade nine transition program using articulation activities and their effect on student attitudes., Michael J. Hibbett

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Employee work and health behaviors : the role of leadership support for health promotion and organizational health climate., Jennifer Woloszyk Hoert

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Investigation of factors related to performance and retention of engineering students., Nora B. Honken

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Role models, women's leadership and careers of women in the management of professional baseball., Maki Itoh

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Development and validation of indicators of secondary mathematics teachers' positive dispositions toward problem solving., Alison L. Mall

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Using an online forum to mentor secondary mathematics student teachers toward standards-based instruction., Landrea Miriti

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Dogmatism, coping, and spirituality : predicting mental health among the religious and the secular., Jonathan T. Moore

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Examining teacher perceptions of leadership and student achievement in Kentucky schools., Angela L. Newcomb

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A meta-analytic review of the relationships between the therapeutic alliance, empathy, and genuineness in individual adult psychotherapy., Jacob B. Nienhuis