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Dissertations from 2019

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Generative Pedagogies: Activating Learners through Student-centered Practices, Jason Becker, Heather N. Klein, Vielia M. Jeffries-Evans, Jessica T. Pilgreen, and Jane A. Zappia

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An Examination of Disingenuous Deeds by St. Louis Public Schools 1945-1983, Michael Brown

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The Colin Kaepernick Effect: Socio-cultural Tension Over Patriotic Views Within K-12 Education, George Calhoun

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Kids These Days: Increasing Youth Engagement in Community Heritage and Social Justice Through the Implementation of a Youth Participatory Empowerment Model, Melanie Canaday-Talley, Lindsay Clemens, Amanda J. Dworak Rowland, Mary Gillis, Curlinda Mitchell Blacksheep, and Jancarlos Jose Romero

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The Heritage Leadership Process: Exploring Meaning Making and Social Emotional Competencies in Heritage Interpretation and Education for Sustainability, Lynn Cartmell, Tonia Herndon, Thomas Moffatt, and Katy Mike Smaistrla Lampe

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Environmental Science and Culture: Exploring the Factors Contributing to the Pro-Environmental Behavior of Rural Youth, Michelle Donlan, Elizabeth Flotte, and Patricia Silovsky

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Evolving an Ecological Way of Thinking: Social Interactions and the Construction of Environmentally Sustainable Behaviors in Adolescents During Expeditionary Learning, Jennifer Fruend

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Transforming Professional Development for Today's Educational Environment, Amy L. Geurkink-Coats and Richard A. Regina

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The Influence of Social Capital on Community Sustainability in Meacham Park, Missouri During 1996 -1999, Sheila Green-Samuels

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Equitable Access in Education: Access to Joy, Choice Options, and Strong Neighborhood Schools, Noah Hollenkamp, Albert J. Sanders Jr., and Lindsay Schuessler

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Effect of Integrating Adult Learning Concepts and Curriculum Structure into Customer Service Training for Specialty Pharmacy Employees, Caroline McCallister

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The Process of Oral Academic Discourse Socialization and Workplace Enculturation of International Graduate Students of Business, Denise Mussman

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In-groups, Out-groups and the Challenge of Increasing Diversity through Intentional Inclusion and Equity Practices: Exploring the Roles of Urban Land Managers, Affinity Groups, and Alaska Residents, Susan Newton, Amy Markle, and Laurie Stuart

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Using African Cultural and Liberating Concepts, Sean Nichols

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The Attitudes and Learning Styles of Adult Learners to E-Instruction of the Spanish Language, Brian Santos

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Innovative Teaching Practices to Accelerate Student Learning in the Areas of Literacy and Science, Michelle Simmons and Paris Bouchard

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Understanding Chinese International Undergraduate Students’ Experiences at the University of Missouri - St. Louis, Yujia Wang

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Fostering Critical and Creative Thinking in the Elementary Social Studies Classroom: Teaching Social Justice Through the Lenses of Power and Oppression and Site-Based Experiences, Julia R. Wilkins and Chelsea D. Witwer

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From Midterms to Naptime: An Autoethnography of the Affects of Intersectionality of an African American Single Parent College Student, Jovon Willis

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The Effect of Emotional Intelligence and Adversity Intelligence on Mental Health, Life Satisfaction, Career and Interpersonal Success among Chinese Adults, Yuyang Zhao

Dissertations from 2018

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“…But You Don’t Know Me Like the Sun; You’ve Never Seen My Horizon” (Bennett, Cole, Segal, and Warner, 2015, Track 3): Exploring the Invisibility of a Hyper-Visible Black Woman in Education, JaNae' Alfred

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A Multilevel Model of Poverty, Community Factors, and Learning for Students with Disabilities., Randal Barnes

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What About Us? For Girls Between Worlds: How Black Girls Navigate White High Schools, Cryslynn C. Billingsley

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Factors Related to Ethnocultural Empathy Among White Counselor Education Faculty: Implications for African American Male Students., Courtney R. Boddie

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Teaching With Citizen Science: An Exploratory Study of Teachers' Motivations & Perceptions, Georgia Bracey

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How School Counselors Cope with Student Suicide: A Qualitative Study, Sara Carpenter

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Pursuing the Professoriate: The Academic Career Development of Black Female Doctoral Students at Predominantly White Institutions, Jennifer Culver

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Promoting Student Empowerment through Autonomy Supportive Practices: Examining the Influence of Professional Development for Primary Grade Teachers, Diane Dymond

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Community Connections to Marine Heritage in China: Exploring the Factors that Influence Local Resident Support for Marine Heritage Conservation and Management, Aixia Feng

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Teacher Retention: Advice from Missouri's Top Districts, Joshua Flores

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Anti-Black School Policy Making: A Critical Policy Analysis of the Wellston/Normandy Merger, Eric Higgins

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An Analysis of African-American Faculty Experiences During the Tenure Process, Katrina M. Hubbard

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The CS Teacher Evaluation Model: Exploring Teacher and School Leader Perceptions and a Model for Improving Teacher and Student Growth, Mustafa Icel

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The Core Competencies for Chinese Language Teachers in Taiwan: A Multiple Criteria Decision Making Approach, Ying-hua Lan

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Cultural Identity Silencing of Native American Identity in Education: A Descriptive Phenomenological Investigation, Katheryne Leigh (Available for download on Tuesday, October 22, 2019)

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Teacher Autonomy in a Site-Managed Charter School: Views of Autonomy, Autonomy Support, and their Educational Impact, Kristen Levin

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Resilience and College Persistence: Characterizing Students Who Have Failed Courses, Mary Merrifield

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Does Seeing Matter? Exploring Pre-service Teachers’ Use of Self-Video as a Tool for Self-Reflection in the Study of Their Own Practice, Lynn Navin

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Teacher Talk: How Many White, Middle-class, Female Educators Perpetuate White Privilege in School, Theresa Nomensen

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Estimating WASI IQ Scores to Assist in Identifying Elementary School Gifted Students, Debra Garrett Pregler

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School Accountability and Equal Opportunity in Missouri, Bradley Ross

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Unmasking Whiteness: Progressing Toward Cultural Responsiveness Within a RTI Framework, Melinda F. Scheetz

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Using Video Modeling to Teach Vocational Skills to Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Karl Schoenherr

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Validation of the Barkley Deficits of Executive Functioning Scale-Short Form, Brian Sheble

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Experiences of African American Women and their Ascension to Senior Academic Leadership Positions in Higher Education Institutions, Jennifer Simms

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Indicators and Precipitators of Special Educator Satisfaction: The Role of Certification and Advanced Coursework, Jessica Spencer

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Poetics of the [Selves]∞: An Active Aesthetic, Alena Tunprasert-Ahrens

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The Impact of the Use of Science Notebooks in Conjunction with a Learning Progression-based Science Unit in an Urban Middle School, Reagan Williams

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The Role of Popular Culture in Preschool Children’s Emergent Writing/Composing: An Exploration of the Writing Process and Tensions Surrounding One Preschool Writing Center, Stephanie Winters

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Teacher Perceptions of Ability in Implementing a Culturally Responsive Educational Practice for Culturally Linguistically Diverse Students with Dis/Abilities, Melanie Ziebatree

Dissertations from 2017

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Stress and the Resiliency of Teachers, Michelle L. Abiyou

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Under-Representation in Autism: An Examination of Educational Evaluation Practices for Black Students, Erika L. Ayanaw

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A Qualitative Case Study: Examining the Social and Cultural Impact of SISTERS Club, Andrea L. Barrale

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A for Academics or Athletics: A Critical Look at African American Male Student Athletes in Search of Identity, Tamekia Bush

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Design and Evaluation of a Course on Social and Emotional Learning and Classroom Management for Future Teachers in Colombia, Andrea Bustamante

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The Importance of National Identity in Social Studies Classes in Puerto Rico: An Examination of Teacher and Student Perceptions of “Lo Nacional”, Jesus Daniel Diaz

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A Study of digital communications between universities and students, Perry D. Drake

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Meeting Yourself Without Rose Colored Glasses: An Urban Public School, Shenelle DuBose and Apryll Mendez

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Inside the VA: How Workplace Training Evaluation Impacts Employee Performance, Timica Emerson

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The Missouri Student Transfer Program, Howard E. Fields III

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Elements of Moral Functioning in Sport and School, Christopher Funk

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How African American Parents Prepare to Homeschool Their Children, Riquita Henry

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Sistahs for Success: An Adult Education Intervention Program to Increase Career Decsion Self-Efficacy for African American Women, Traci L. Hodges

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Analysis of a STEM Education Professional Development Conference for Pre-service Educators, Keeta Holmes, Pamela Atkinson-Hamilton, Tiffanni Durham, Gloria Hardrict-Ewing, Deborah Heisler, Christina Hughes, Rosalinda Williams, Lane Walker, Christopher Young-El, and Amy Dooley

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An Inventory of Selected Mentor and Protégé Motivational and Effectiveness Characteristics at the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA), David Huston

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Exploring the Use of Technology to Support Literacy of Sixth Grade Students with Reading Disabilities, Jaime R. Inman

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Middle School Student and Teacher Perceptions About the Effectiveness of the Technology Integration in the Classroom, David R. Irby

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Re-reading, Re-writing, and Re-imagining Texts: Critical Literacy in a Kindergarten Classroom, Meredith Labadie

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Processing Motion: Using Code to Teach Newtonian Physics, M. Ryan Massey

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Academic Supports Preferred by Academically Struggling African American Students at a Predominantly White University, Ellen E. Meadows and Joan H. Ruppert

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Meeting Yourself Without Rose Colored Glasses: An Urban Charter, Apryll L. Mendez Gaskew and Shenelle M. Dubose

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The Role of Integrated Curriculum in the 21st Century School, Kimberly Mohr and Robert W. Welker

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Psychometric Evaluation of the Counselor Supervisor Self-Efficacy Scale, Brittany Murphy

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Experiences of Former Participants in Teen Advocates for Sexual Health (TASH), Celeste Nicholas

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Gender Identity Work: Oppression and Agency as Described in Lifespan Narratives of Transgender and Other Gender Non-Conforming Identified People in the U. S., Kathryn O'Brien

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(Re)Storying Ferguson: Youth Voices and Literate Lives, Katherine O'Daniels

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The Relationship Between Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors and Romantic Relationship Quality, Dixie Dawn Phillips Meyer

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Providing Equitable Access to Education for African American Students: The Journey of One Administrative Team, John P. Raimondo

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Transformational Leadership: An Urban Leaders' Autoethnography, Joyce M. Roberts

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A Mixed-methods Study of English Language Learners' Academic Achievements in a Spanish Language Immersion School, Ibtihal Salman

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ULEAD: The Effects of a Civics-Based Educational Program on Urban Youth, Rodney W. Smith, Aaron H. Willis, and Mario Pascal Charles

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White and African American Elementary Aged Student Perspectives of School Climate and the Relationship to Academic Achievement, Jeremy Spoor and Rachel Turney

ULEAD: The Effects of a Civics-Based Educational Program on Urban Youth, Aaron H. Willis

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A Study of Early Literacy Interventions on the College and Career Readiness of High School Students Identified as Struggling Readers in First Grade, Ann Michele Willott

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School Connectedness as a Moderator between Racial Microaggressions and Academic Performance for African American High School Students, Courtney Wilson

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Teachers’ Perceptions of Educational Games that Keep Score of Cooperative Performances, Theodore Alden Wohlfarth

Dissertations from 2016

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Afrocentric Curriculum: A Paradigm for Healing and Education, Ameer Akinwale Ali

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The Paradox of Impoverished Missouri Schools: The School Districts in Missouri that Need More Often Get Less, William John Armon

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Sexual Orientation Microaggressions in High Schools, Marti Lee Baricevic

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Decision-making in the Foster Care System, Julie E. Bertram

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An Effort Toward Collaborative Problem Solving in Teacher Candidates’ Practicum: Reflection in Action, Jerome Christopher Bollato

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Impact of a Growth Mindset Intervention on Academic Performance of Students at Two Urban High Schools, Lisa Brougham

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Perception of consultation among Professional School counselors, Teachers and Mental Health Professional Counselors, Brenda Lorraine Bryant

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LET’S GIVE THEM SOMETHING TO TALK ABOUT: SUPPORTING PRIMARY AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDENTS’ LANGUAGE THROUGH DIALOGIC READING, Jessyca Denise Bryant

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Supporting Students with Disabilities Entering the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Field Disciplines, Karen Marie Dishauzi

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The Relationship between Intercollegiate Coaches’ Servant Leadership and their Athletes’ Ethically-Related Sport Orientations and Behaviors, Lyman (Lee) Estel Ellis III

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Learning language with technology in a hybrid university EAP course, Jerol Brent Enoch

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What Happens In the Classroom?: How School Culture Influences and Impacts Professional Development and Teacher Practice, Dawn Kasal Finley

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High Ability Visual Artists: A National Mixed Methods Study of Secondary Art Teacher Training and Practice, Jennifer Christine Fisher

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I AM My Sister's Keeper: Considering the Experiences of African American Women Educators Working in Predominantly White Public School Systems, Lelia L. Flagg