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 2011

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Effects of children's literature on students' on-task behavior during mathematics instruction., Jeremy Todd Whitney

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The Texas 10% law and its impact on admitted students., C. J. Woods

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Teacher-student relationships during adolescence : the role of parental involvement, behavioral characteristics, gender, and income., Amanda Jeane Wyrick

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Effects of short-term, high-force resistance training on high-intensity exercise capacity., Patrick Abi Nader

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The effects of collective racial esteem on African American undergraduate male involvement in public four-year institutions of higher education., Michael David Anthony

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English language learners in focus : predictors of English proficiency and academic achievement., Yuliya Ardasheva

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Comparative perspectives of direct support professionals working with adults with intellectual disabilities regarding standard competencies., Cynthia Anne Bayes 1955-

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Quality teaching in addressing student achievement : a comparative study between national board certified teachers and other teachers on the Kentucky Core Content Test results., Harrie Lynne Buecker 1952-

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The effect of student attributes and program characteristics on doctoral degree completion., Glenn Allen Gittings

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Experiential learning : a review of college health centers., Elizabeth J. Greaney

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An examination of professional niche sport sponsorship : sponsors' objectives and selection criteria., Greg P. Greenhalgh

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Examining the dissemination of innovations in the sporting goods industry., Marion E. Hambrick

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The impact of school culture, teacher job satisfaction, and student attendance rates on academic achievement of middle school students., Diane Yvonne Hatchett

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How fares the selective tradition? : racial representation of characters in second grade classroom libraries., Nancy Franklin Hulan

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Determination of variables which predict success on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN)., Mary A. Kleber

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Adult perceptions of the impact of Kentucky Education Reform Act initiatives on achievement : insights of rural gifted students., Jan Kathryn Weaver Lanham 1954-

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Reverse transfer students : characteristics, motivations, and implications., Kathryn Elizabeth Lowrey 1957-

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The four-year experience of first-generation students at a small independent university : engagement, student learning, and satisfaction., David M. Mahan

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Academic dishonesty in online education., Wren Allen Mills

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Distributed leadership as a mediator of whole school reform strategies for improvement planning from data., Jean Elizabeth Pickup 1954-

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Misconceptions in rational numbers, probability, algebra, and geometry., Christopher R. Rakes

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The Oldham County Learning Institute : strengthening high school and middle school teachers' abilities to teach their students powerful thinking strategies., Lynda Emery Redmon, 1951-

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Engagement in the first year as a predictor of academic achievement and persistence of first-year students., Jimmie A. Schlinsog

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The second year itch: an examination of pre-entry factors that contribute to second-year college persistence., Nora Allen Scobie 1967-

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An exploratory study of first-semester student attrition in a community college., Ophelia Turner Scott 1953-

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School-based decision making (SBDM) councils and their efficacy and productivity as perceived by council members., Shawna Shrout Stenton 1976-

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Teaching efficacy, innovation, school culture and teacher risk taking., Margaret Elizabeth Taylor

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Factors affecting nurse educators' decision to teach., Linda J. Thomas 1946-

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Perceptions of organizational justice, job satisfaction, and organizational commitment in intercollegiate athletics : a study of NCAA men's sport coaches., Dustin Thorn

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Leadership, curriculum, instruction, and accountability scores : evidence from Kentucky scholastic audits., Rebecca Curry Todd

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Longitudinal predictors of disciplinary alternative school placement and the risk of subsequent juvenile detention in a cohort of third grade children., Judi Elisa Vanderhaar

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Systemic and strength effects : experimental concentrations of topical menthol., Lee Jordan Winchester 1984-

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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Living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) : a test of the meaning making model of coping., Erica Adams

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Oral status of residents of long-term care facilities in Kentucky., Lynn Donnelly Austin

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The study of predictive factors of reading in low-performing readers in an urban setting., Reginald L. Caldwell

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The effect of teacher leader interactions with teachers on student achievement: a predictive study., Winifred Riney Cohron

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Comparative study of freshmen college student beliefs and values between representative private and public institutions of higher education in Kentucky., Brian S. Combs

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Concerns and perceptions of faculty using Web-based instructional technology., Elizabeth Romero Fuerte

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Teachers valuation and implementation of formative assessment strategies in elementary science classrooms., Pamela M. Jett

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Volunteer entry into hospital culture : relationships among socialization, P-O fit, organizational commitment, and job satisfaction., Tricia Ann Jordan 1969-

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Distance education policy : a study of the SREB faculty support policy construct at four virtual college and university consortia., Kathleen A. MacKenzie

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Determinants of alumni membership in a dues-based alumni association., Melissa Dawn Newman 1979-

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Teacher attitudes toward inclusion and the impact of teacher and school variables., Karla R. Stauble

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Life as a sober citizen : Aldo Leopold's Wildlife Ecology 118., Nancy Stearns Theiss

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Religiosity, beliefs about mental illness, and attitudes toward seeking professional psychological help among Protestant Christians., Juan Michael Thompson

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Workplace incivility : relationship with conflict management styles and impact on perceived job performance, organizational commitment and turnover., Jeannie Trudel 1964-

Theses/Dissertations from 2008

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Experiences influencing degree completion articulated by doctoral students in education administration., David Lee Barnett

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Rural-urban residency, treatment motivation, and health status as factors related to dropout from correctional substance abuse treatment : a policy perspective., Christopher G. Block

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Principal theories of practice : mapping the cognitive structure and effects of instructional leadership, Gary W. Houchens

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Effects of glutamine supplementation on maximal performance and recovery from high-intensity exercise., Mandy Lynn Jacobs

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High school boys' basketball and the social structure of suburban, rural, and urban high school communities : a comparative case study., Jason K. Miller

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Job satisfaction levels of juvenile detention education faculties and the implementation of best teaching practices compared to overall program efficacy., Rebecca Minton Painter 1958-

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Ideological influence on higher education : progressivism versus conservatism., Anthony W. Robinson 1972-

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Acculturation and school adapation of Somali Bantu refugee children., Manbeena Sekhon

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Organizational culture, workplace incivility, and turnover : the impact of human resources practices., Dana Cosby Simmons 1969-

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A comparison of faculty and administrator perceptions of the merger of Kentucky's community colleges and vocational/technical institutes., Jason Douglas Warren

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Teachers' perceptions of the costs and benefits of sitting on a school-based decision-making committee., Jennefer Pollio Woods 1948-

Theses/Dissertations from 2007

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An exploration of defensive pessimism, explanatory style, and expectations in relation to the academic performance of college and university students., Scott Richard Berry

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Effects of state tests in Ohio on assessment practices in mathematics education., Brian Thomas Boyd

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Examining the empirical impact of teacher pupil control ideology on student outcomes : the classroom perspective., Michael M. Brame

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A cross national validation of child sexual abuse predictors., Juanita E. Briceno-Perriott

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Encountering stereotype threat in the workplace : how lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees meet the challenge of negative stereotyping., Gary M. Collins

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Examining fairness perceptions of financial resource allocations in United States Olympic sport., Stephen W. Dittmore 1968-

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The learner in the learning environment : a multiple-case study of nursing students in the hospital clinical setting., Rhonda Stuart Helm 1951-

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The effects of psychological and biological gender on gender role conflict and mental health of gay and lesbian individuals., Kevin James Herdman 1969-

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Instructor perceptions of student learning in secondary and postsecondary algebra classes., Jane Ann Houseman Jones 1940-

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A study of relationships of school climate, school culture, teacher efficacy, collective efficacy, teacher job satisfaction and intent to turnover in the context of year-round education calendars., Joseph W. Mattingly 1953-

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Leadership, curriculum, instruction, and accountability scores : evidence from Kentucky scholastic audits., Lonnie E. McKinney 1950-

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The effects of transition intervention on students with mild disabilities., Yvonne Anton Kelley Niemann 1939-

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Using Schlossberg's transition theory to identify coping strategies of welfare recipients attending postsecondary institutions., Kathy J. Pendleton 1949-

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Motivation and attitude of preservice elementary teachers toward mathematics : is rural revevant?, Christine Ankrom Perry

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International student-athlete perception of college sport and its effect on adjustment to college., Nels Popp

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Group difference in psychosocial development of undergraduate students., Charles Louis Pride 1964-

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Mentoring African American men : a study of job satisfaction and organizational commitment., Davis Marvin Robinson

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School counselor perceptions and competencies for closing the achievement gap : implications for counselor and higher education programs for all educators., Susan Rardon Rose

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Science inquiry learning environments created by national board certified teachers., Jon Saderholm

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Effects of evaluative feedback on math self-efficacy, grade self-efficacy, and math achievement of ninth grade algebra students : a longitudinal approach., Deborah June Burnett Thompson

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New teacher job satisfaction : effects of general job facets and teacher job specific facets., Aimee G. Webb

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State political culture and the affordability of higher education : a multivariate analysis of the impact of state higher education boards on the cost of attending college., Sara Elizabeth Yount 1972-

Theses/Dissertations from 2006

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Effects of training on postprandial flow mediated dilation., Kevin David Ballard

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Effective teaching of African American students who receive special education services., Nancy Stone Bealmear

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An examination of social presence in an online learning environment., Susan J. Crim

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Predictors of persistence in distance education., Jennifer R. Hammond 1975-

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Individual and situational factors affecting transfer of training in a call center environment., Eric Travis Hicks

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The acute effects of dynamic and ballistic stretching on vertical jump height, force, and power., Jason Reed Jaggers

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Using the Theory of Reasoned Action to examine the gambling behaviors of college athletes and other students., Robert Gene Thrasher

Theses/Dissertations from 2005

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All-boy mathematics classes in middle school., Amanda Neel Davis

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Disciplining P-12 public school personnel for off-duty conduct : an analysis of the judicial response., Ruth Louise Davison 1965-

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Preparing teachers for diversity : a study of two university teacher education programs in Indiana., Vella Goebel 1947-

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Factors impacting development time for online postsecondary instruction., Karen Hughes Miller 1945-

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Comorbidity of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and gender with internalizing and externalizing symptoms., Anna Louise Peterson

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Business faculty recruitment : effects of annual salary and health benefits plan., Glenn Rodriguez

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Perceptions of efficacy of minority and non-minority school-based decision-making council members in Kentucky's region 1 and region 2 school systems., Anthony Ray Sanders

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Relationships among demographic variables, organizational culture, interpersonal self-efficacy and perceived job performance., Maria D. Vasquez-Colina

Theses/Dissertations from 2004

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Factors influencing the willingness to mentor female campus recreation professionals., Glenna G. Bower

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Indicators of community receptivity to international service-learning programs., Henry R. Cunningham

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Family literacy—predictors of program participation and goal attainment in Kentucky., Zelma Renae Stewart Harrison

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An empirical investigation of factors influencing teacher attraction to a career as school counselor., Beverly Cox Keepers 1948-

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Frequency of RAD diagnosis and attachment disorder in community mental health agency clients., Paula S. Morgan 1958-

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Employees' perceptions of barriers in e-Learning : the relationship among barriers, demographics, and e-Learning self-efficacy., Penina Mungania 1974-