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Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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The Relationship Between Perception of Academic Support Services and Persistence and Integration of Undeclared Students, Virginia Reiner
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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Wilma Dykeman: Wellspring of Ecofeminism in the Appalachian South, Viki Dasher Rouse
Department: English

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Personality Correlates of Low Scores on the MMPI-2, Terra Noelle Sanderson
Department: Psychology

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Excavating the Archaic: Ethnopoetics and Strategic Primitivism, Jay W. Sarver
Department: English

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Peer Writing Tutors in Community: Relational and Reflective Collaborations in the Writing Center, Marcelene Maria Senese
Department: English

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An Analysis of Third Through Fifth Grade Teachers' Research-Based Instruction and Assessment Practices Implemented in Rural School Settings in Western Pennsylvania, Debra J. Shirley
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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Social Learning and Digital Piracy: Do Online Peers Matter?, Joshua L. Smallridge
Department: Criminology

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The Nurse Faculty Shortage: The Untold Story, Lana Smith
Department: Sociology

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The Relationship Between Familism and Help-seeking with Hispanic Nursing Students, Cristina Perez Stearns
Department: Nursing and Allied Health Professions

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Jamaica Kincaid: A Multi-Dimensional Resistance to Colonialism, Leon E. Stennis
Department: English

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Questioned Consciousness in the Memoirs of Jean-Dominique Bauby, Julia Tavalaro, and Philippe Vigand: Unlocking and Teaching the Locked-In Writings of the Written Off, Henry C. Stewart
Department: English

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The Self-Fashioning of the Nineteenth-Century Woman in American Woman's Literature, Mary Dillow Stewart
Department: English

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Digital Literacy Practice: Blogs and Authorship in Developing Multilingual TESOL Professionals in a Graduate Program in the United States, Ngarmnij Sukasem
Department: English

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Rape Myth Acceptance: An Exploration of Influential Factors Among College Students, Katie Herman Swope
Department: Criminology

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Ghosts, Madness, and Dementia: The Failure of the Global Capitalist Enterprise in Joseph Conrad's Geopolitical Peripheries, Haitham Mahmoud Abdullah Talafha
Department: English

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The Use of Media in the Acquisition of English as a Second Language, Sarah Elizabeth Tourtellotte
Department: Communications Media

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The Children of Reagan: Troubling Pleasures for the Era of Privatization, Matthew Francis Ussia
Department: English

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Chief School Business Officials: A Qualitative Investigation of Employment Longevity and the Career Plateau, Alan T. Vandrew
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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Humor and Work: Toward a More Contextual Understanding of Humor in the Workplace, William B. Vogler
Department: Sociology

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English Composition I: An Effective Predictor of Persistence and Retention at a Community College, David A. Volpe
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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"The Angel Said Unto Me 'Write!'": Elizabeth Stuart Phelps and Ecofeminist Homiletics, David Paul von Schlichten
Department: English

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Twenty First Century Cyberbullying Defined: An Analysis of Intent, Repetition, and Emotional Response, Carol Marie Walker
Department: Communications Media

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Saturday's Child, Sunday's Christ: Masculinity, Religion and Community in Select Twentieth Century African-American Poems, Plays, and Novels, Marsha I. Walker
Department: English

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Behind the Curtain: A Critical View of Theory and Practice of Tutoring International English Language Learners at University Writing Centers, Lan Wang
Department: English

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Principals' Attitudes Toward Inclusion: Including Students with Autism in Elementary Classrooms, Lynda G. Weller
Department: Education and Educational Technology

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Dropped into the Deep End: A Study of Personal Journals in First-Year Composition, Jason Michael Wester
Department: English

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The Development of Racial Identity Versus a Life Without Permanence: A Comparative Analysis Regarding the Willingness of African American Youth to be Placed Transracially in White Adoptive Homes, Jacqueline D. Wilson
Department: Sociology

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Detoxifying Narratives: Feminism, Ecology, and Patriarchal Capitalist Development in the Works of Contemporary American Women Writers, Natalie Yaquenian
Department: English

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A Qualitative Study of Mature Taiwanese Writers' Development of Voice and Positioning in English, Shu-Fen Yeh
Department: English

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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The Pragmatic Use of Discourse Markers in the Unplanned Speech of University English Language Learners, Rachel Adams Goertel
Department: English

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The Archaeological and Postcolonial Transformation of the Discourse of Orientalism from Renaissance to Restoration Drama, Hussein A Kaream Hussein Alhawamdeh
Department: English

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Learning Styles of EFL Saudi College-level Students in On-line and Traditional Educational Environments, Mubarak Alkhatnai
Department: English

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Challenges of Cross-Cultural Translation of American Literary Works into Arabic: Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin as a Case Study, Abeer Abdulaziz Al-Sarrani
Department: English

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"Tis Paltry to be Caesar": Postcolonial Intimations in Shakespeare's Selected Plays, Bassam Mohammad Eid Al-shraah
Department: English

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Attaining a STARS 3 Rating in Keystone STARS Programs: Child Care Preschool Teachers' Perceptions of Quality, Michelle L. Amodei
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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The Effects of Diabetes, Hypertension, and Hypercholesterolemia on the Severity of Traumatic Brain Injury, Rachel R. Andaloro
Department: Psychology

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The Exploration of Non-native English Speaking (NNES) Professionals' Identity Constructions and Negotiations as Pedagogical Border Crossers between the U.S. and Korea, Jyun Bang
Department: English

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Examining Formative Evaluation of an English for Specific Purposes Program, Osman Barnawi
Department: English

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Psychotic-like Experiences and Age at First Use of Cannabis in a Non-clinical Sample, Erica R. Barnes
Department: Psychology

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Perceived Quality of Interpersonal Relations of Students in an Alternative Center, M. Alicia Bennett
Department: Educational and School Psychology

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Close Encounters of a Different Kind: A Study of Science Fiction Fan Culture and Its Interactions with Multiple Literacies, Gail A. Bondi
Department: English

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An Overview of Language Preservation at Ohi:yoʹ, the Seneca Allegany Territory, Melissa E. Borgia
Department: English

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Assessment and Intervention Practices for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): A National Survey of School Psychologists, Timothy J. Borick
Department: Educational and School Psychology

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A Qualitative Study of Metacognitive Reflection: The Beliefs, Attitudes and Reflective Practices of Developing Professional Educators, Liliya S. Bormotova
Department: English

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An Analysis of Criminal Situations: Decision Making and Other Contextual Factors of Robbery and Assault, Kendra N. Bowen
Department: Criminology

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An Examination of the Effectiveness of an Eight-Month Health and Fitness Based Preschool Curriculum, Hannah J. Brewer
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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Constructing Identity/Answering The Call: A Qualitative Analysis Of The Narrative And Rhetorical Strategies Of Six Clergy Women, Kathryn A. Broyles
Department: English

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The Construction of Writer Identity in the Academic Writing of Korean ESL Students: A Qualitative Study of Six Korean Students in the U.S., Soyoung Baek Burke
Department: English

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Getting to the PDS Core, Cultivating the Fruit of a School University Partnership: Collaboration, Professionalism, and Instructional Practice, John Taylor Burrus
Department: Education

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Being and Writing with Others: On the Possibilities of an Ethnographic Composition Pedagogy, Elizabeth A. Campbell
Department: English

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Composition, Retention, Race, Remediation and the First Year: A Descriptive Study of the "At-Risk" Student Experience, Leah M. Chambers
Department: English

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A Historical Analysis of the Chinese and English Tests of the Joint College Entrance Examinations in Taiwan from 1954 to 2008, Shu-Fen Cheng
Department: English

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Postcolonial Moments in Language Politics: Case Studies on Multilingual Performances, Wan-li Chen
Department: English

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Executive Functions of Preschool Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Maria Colón-Torres
Department: Educational and School Psychology

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The Effect of Active Versus Passive Hypnotic Inductions On Improving Reaction Time In NCAA Baseball Players, Molly Haas Cowan
Department: Psychology

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The Effect of High-Fidelity Home Health Simulations on Nursing Students' Clinical Performance, Michele Leigh Crytzer
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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"To Tell Afterward": The Stories of Five Scholars in Composition-Rhetoric, Kelli Lynn Custer
Department: English

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Defining Motherhood: The Plight of the Non-Traditional Mother in Multi-Ethnic American Women's Literature, Lea Johanna Delcoco-Fridley
Department: English

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Beyond the Gaze: Post-Foucauldian Surveillance in Fictive Works, William Michael Dickey
Department: English

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Falling Through the Cracks: A Profile of Adolescents Less Likely to Receive Services after Peer Death, Cody Raine Duckworth
Department: Psychology

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International Mail Order Brides: A Narrative Inquiry Investigating the Lives of Six Female Second Language Learners, Their Literacies and Their Acquisition of the English Language, Elizabeth Rafferty Duncan
Department: English

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Independent Restaurant Employee Job Satisfaction in College Towns, Lisa M. Dupnock
Department: Sociology

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"I Always Wanted To Be a Ho When I Grew Up:" Narrative Clarifications of Walters' Criminal Thinking Styles, Ebony M. English
Department: Criminology

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The Development of the Rebellion Novel Genre in Nineteenth Century British Literature, Anna Faktorovich
Department: English

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The Perceived, Conceived, and Lived Experiences of 21st Century Peer Writing Tutors, Brian J. Fallon
Department: English

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Instructional Supervision: A Descriptive Study Focusing on the Observation and Evaluation of Teachers in Cyberschools, Gregory Charles Farley
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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Teacher Perspectives on Controversial Young Adult Literature: Change in a Middle School Classroom Culture, Bethany L. Fenyus
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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The Narrative of Aging: The Portrayal of the Aged in Toni Morrison and Ernest J. Gaines, Ihab M. Freiz
Department: English

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Curriculum Based Measurement and Cognitive Assessment Predictions on Reading Outcomes: A Meta Analysis, John M. Garruto
Department: Educational and School Psychology

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Emotional Responses to the Linguistic Landscape in Memphis, Tennessee: Visual Perceptions of Public Spaces in Transition, Rebecca Todd Garvin
Department: English

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Examining Student Feedback in Writing Assessment: Validation Inquiry in a Writing Placement Program, Kristen M. Getchell
Department: English

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Examination of the Relationship Between the Child Behavior Checklist/ 6-18 and the Social Responsiveness Scale Parent Forms Using Individuals with High Functioning Autism, Richard Glosser
Department: Educational and School Psychology

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Students' and Teachers' Perceptions of "Community" in Online College Composition, David Ray Golden
Department: English

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Cyber High School Students' Transition to a Traditional University, Dorothy M. Gracey
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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Men Who Mother and Women Who Won't: Birthing a New Maternity, Amy B. Hagenrater-Gooding
Department: English

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Gossipmongers: Interest in Gossip as a Function of Gender and Mode of Transmission, Jennifer Lee Hambaugh
Department: Psychology

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Discovering Voices, Discovering Selves: Auto-ethnographic Examinations of the Relationships between Japanese Queer Sexualities and English as Language and Culture, Marlen Elliot Harrison
Department: English

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The Impact of the Family Development Credentialing Program on School Readiness: Outcomes in Family Support, Jean P. Harvey
Department: Sociology

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Unheard Voices: Narratives of Developing TESOL Professionals in a Graduate Discourse Community, Mai A. Hassan
Department: English

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Women Who Kill: Performing Feminist Resistance in 20th Century American Multiethnic Women‘s Literature, Gwendolyn J. Heckmann
Department: English

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Self-Efficacy Beliefs of Speech-Language Therapists Regarding their Skills in Collaboration to Work with Regular Education Classroom Teachers, Donna L. Hopstetter
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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Moving Beyond "Second" and "Foreign": An Examination of the Discursive Construction of Teaching English and Spanish, Nicole M. Houser
Department: English

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Blue Ribbon Sentencing: Judicial Decision-making and Situated Identities, Jennifer L.Clementi Huck
Department: Criminology

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Suspended Between Languages: Stories from the Biliterate Lives of Hmong Generation 1.5 University Women, Kimberli A. Huster
Department: English

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Revisiting Haiku: The Contribution of Composing Haiku to L2 Academic Literacy Development, Atsushi Iida
Department: English

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The Listening Strategies of Tunisian University EFL Learners: A Strategy Based Approach to Listening to Oral English Texts, James Mitchell Ishler
Department: English

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Third- Through Eighth-Grade Teachers' Perceptions of the Effectiveness of Web-Based Reading Programs, Stephanie Ivory
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Attitudes and Reality: The Impact of Perceptions of Police on Students' Victimization Reporting Behaviors, Jennifer (Jenephyr) Veronica James
Department: Criminology

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Educational and Community Issues Affecting Academic Achievements of Maasai Students with Visual Impairments: A Qualitative Case Study in Kenya, Elizabeth Koirrag Kalu
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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The Role of English in Kyrgyz Immigrants' Acculturation Processes in the United States, Roza Kazakbaeva
Department: English

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Dynamics under the Silence: Exploration of the Needs and Wants of Korean Students in a Large Scale English Writing Class, Soyeon Kim
Department: English

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Effectiveness of Marwell and Schmitt's Compliance-Gaining Strategies with Online Political Communication, Mark T. King
Department: Communications Media

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Generational Diversity in Associate Degree Nursing Students: Teaching Styles and Preferences in Pennsylvania, Jennifer V. Kitko
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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Recreation Center Participation and Its Relationship to Academic Success, Douglas S. Knepp
Department: Sociology

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An Interrupted Time Series Analysis of the State College Nuisance Property Ordinance and an Assessment of Rental Property Managers as Place Manager/Intimate Handler of Offender, Gregory M. Koehle
Department: Criminology

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Conceptualization and Measurement of Poverty: A Comparative Analysis, Moses Kwadzo
Department: Sociology

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Claiming Their Right to Write: Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Learners Across a Secondary Curriculum, Sarah Henderson Lee
Department: English

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The Change Process: A Study of the Move to Block Scheduling in Five Pennsylvania High Schools, Howard S. Lessel
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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The Role of Feedback in Two Fanfiction Writing Groups, Chad Eric Littleton
Department: English

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The Mentoring of Alternate Route Teachers in Low Socio-Economic Districts in Northeastern New Jersey, Steven LoCascio
Department: Professional Studies in Education