Wayne State University

Ph.D. and Ed.D. Student Accomplishments

Doreen Avenall
Doreen Avenall

Dissertation Title: What are the Similarities and Differences of Reading Instruction of Fourth Grade Students with Learning Disabilities Taught in a Co-Taught Classroom, a Resource Classroom, and a Single Taught Classroom

Program: Special Education

2014

Ruben Alicea
Ruben Alicea

Dissertation:  Influence of SIOP Cognitive Coaching Workshops on Teaching Practices of ESL Teachers and ESL Paraprofessionals

Program: Curriculum & Instruction

2014

John Baaki
John Baaki

Dissertation Title: Effects of Interdisciplinary Designers Reflecting-in-Action During Design

Program: Instructional Technology

2014

Stefanie T. Baier
Stefanie T. Baier

Dissertation: The Role of Academic Factors, Self-efficacy, Mentoring Relationships, and Learning Communities on Persistence and Academic Success of Freshmen College Students

Program: Educational Psychology

2014

Cristoavao B. Carreira
Cristoavao B. Carreira

Dissertation Title: Dispositional Mediators of Burnout Syndrome in a Sample of Direct Care Staff Employed at Group Homes in a Midwestern Satate
Program Area: Educational Psychology

2014

Heather Carroll
Heather Carroll

Dissertation Title: Social Cognitive Factors Associated with Verbal Bullying and Defending

Program: Educational Psychology

2014

Margaret A. Castle
Margaret A. Castle

Dissertation: An Exploration of Middle School Teachers' Understanding and Teaching Practice of Science as Inquiry

Program:  Curriculum and Instruction

2014

Jessica Cohen
Jessica Cohen

Dissertation Title: Inclusive Education for Students with Emotional Impairments: Factors for Success

Program Area: Special Education

2014

Margaret Cooley
Margaret Cooley

Dissertation Title: How Students from Non-Dominant Cultures Perceive Their Social and Cultural Experiences in Relation to School Success

Program: Special Education

2014

Kirk Duncan
Kirk Duncan

Dissertation: Process Group versus Skills Group Modalities in the Treatment of Individuals Diagnosed with Major Depression Disorder

Program: Counseling

 

2014

Rasha Elhage
Rasha Elhage

Dissertation: Assessment Practices of Students with Learning Disabilities in Lebanese Private Schools: A National Survey

Program: Evaluation & Research

2014

Ahmed B. Elsayed
Ahmed B. Elsayed

Dissertation: The Relationship Between the Level of Acculturation in American (English-Speaking) Culture and Language Proficiency in Arabic Among Adolescents

Program: Curriculum and Instruction

2014

Rand Ramadan Fakih
Rand Ramadan Fakih

Dissertation:  Ethnic Identity Among Arab Americans: An Examination of Contextual Influences and Psychological Well-Being

Program: Educational Psychology

2014

Tanina Foster
Tanina Foster

Dissertation: The Reliability and Validity of the Thin Slice Technique: Observational Research on Video-Taped Medical Interactions

Program: Evaluation & Research

2014

Jessica Garrett
Jessica Garrett

Dissertation Title: Factors Related to Quality of Life in Families of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Program: Educational Psychology

2014

Anna Gersh
Anna Gersh

Dissertation Title: Building Local Skills: The Multitrait-Multimethod Matrix in Practice

Program: Evaluation & Research

2014

Elizabeth Gross
Elizabeth Gross

Dissertation Title: Building Local Skills: The Role of Reflection in Expert Teacher Instruction

Program: Instructional Technology

2014

Carla Howe
Carla Howe

Dissertation: Validity of the Educator Evaluation Instrument in the State of West Virginia

Program: Evaluation & Research

2014

Heidi Kromrel
Heidi Kromrel

Dissertation Title: A Case Study of the Impact of a Systematic Evaluation Process in a Graduate Medical Education Residency Program

Program: Instructional Technology

2014

Patricia Marie Lanzon
Patricia Marie Lanzon

Dissertation Title: A Cross-Sectional Study of the Relations Between Parental Factors and Academic Achievement in High School Adolescents

Program: Educational Psychology

2014

Hillary N. Leigh
Hillary N. Leigh

Dissertation: The Road Taken: A Between and Within  Subjects Study of Intervention Selection Decisions by Performance Improvement Professionals

Program: Instructional Technology

2014

Jeffery Lip
Jeffery Lip

Dissertation: The Effects of a Career-Planning Course on Community College Students' Career Self-Efficacy and Career Indecisiveness

Program: Counseling

2014

Akiva Joachim Lorenz
Akiva Joachim Lorenz

Dissertation: Robust Regression Methods for Massively Decayed Intelligence Data

Program: Evaluation & Research

2014

Terrence McCabe
Terrence McCabe

Dissertation: A Pilot Study to Determine the Value of Bilingual Counseling in a High School where the Student Population is Predominately Spanish/English Bilingual

Program: Counseling

 

2014

Marsha L. Parker
Marsha L. Parker

Dissertation: Role and Constructivist Competencies of an Online Instructor: Elements of an Online Course

Program: Instructional Technology

2014

Jack Sawilowsky
Jack Sawilowsky

Dissertation: The Impact of Nested Testing on Experiment-Wise Type 1 Error Rate

Program: Evaluation & Research

2014

Carole A. Sloan
Carole A. Sloan

Dissertation: The Modulation of Mucosal Immune Markers, URS, and Psychological Parameters Following Acute

Program: Kinesiology

 

2014

Joseph Lee Smith
Joseph Lee Smith

Dissertation: Effect of Personalized Instruction on the Achievement of Solving Mathematical Word Problems

Program: Education Evaluation & Research

2014

Kristi Jordan Verbeke
Kristi Jordan Verbeke

Dissertation:   Competencies for a Leadership Role in Educational Development

Program: Instructional Technology

2014

Michele White
Michele White

Dissertation: Study of the Relationship between Resilience and Job Satisfaction in Direct Care Workers who Work with Traumatic Brain Injured Clients

Program: Counseling

2014

Sean Wightman
Sean Wightman

Dissertation: Examining the Costs of Providing an Adequate Education for Michigan's K-12 Public School Students

Program: Educational Leadership & Policy Studies

 

2014

Richard Wooten
Richard Wooten

Dissertation:  The Mediating Role of Self-Efficacy Beliefs, Perceptions of Diabetes Responsibility, and Their Impact on Treatment Adherence Among Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes

Program: Educational Psychology

2014

Ching-Yi Wu
Ching-Yi Wu

Dissertation: Qualitative Study of Taiwanese Students Studying Abroad: Social Interactions, Navigating U.S. Culture, and Experiences Learning English Language

Program: Evaluation & Research

2014

Amy Zelidman
Amy Zelidman

Dissertation: Empathy as a Moderator of Adolescent Bullying Behavior and Moral Disengagement after Controlling for Social Desirability

Program: Educational Psychology

2014