Wayne State University

Ph.D. / Ed.D. Student Accomplishments

David Adelstein
David Adelstein

Dissertation Title: Redesigning the INACOL Standards for Online Course Design

Program: Instructional Technology

2016

Khalid Alasfor
Khalid Alasfor

Dissertation Title: Social Media Adoption Among University Instructors in Saudi Arabia

Program: Instructional Technology

2016

Ahmad Salem Algolaylat
Ahmad Salem Algolaylat

Dissertation Title: The Evaluation of Educational Inclusion Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities in Jordan

Program: Special Education

2016

Ebtesam Saleh Alhabeeb
Ebtesam Saleh Alhabeeb

Dissertation Title: Saudi Parents' Perceptions About Their Role in Their Children's Education in American Elementary Schools

Program: Curriculum & Instruction

2016

Nada Alrajhi
Nada Alrajhi

Dissertation Title: Parental Mind-Mindedness and Language Development in Early Infancy

Program: Special Education

2016

Anas Mohammed Alshalan
Anas Mohammed Alshalan

Dissertation Title: The Effects of Wiki-Based Collaborative Writing on ESL Student's Individual Writing Performance

Program: Instructional Technology

2016

Wadeeah Alshawi
Wadeeah Alshawi

Dissertation Title: Using Video Games to Increase the Motivation of Saudi Students Learning the English Language

Program: Instructional Technology

2016

Abdulaziz Alshgeri
Abdulaziz Alshgeri

Dissertation Title: Needs Assessment as a Process for Change Management: Aligning Organizational Performance and Human Capital Investment with Strategic Planning and Change Creation

Program: Instructional Technology

2016

Hasan Alzahrani
Hasan Alzahrani

Dissertation Title: The Prevalence of Key Needs Assessment Tasks as Perceived by Human Performance Improvement Practitioners

Program: Instructional Technology

2016

Manal M. Assi
Manal M. Assi

Dissertation: The Effects of Self-Selecting Reading Materials versus Using Prescribed Leveled Reading Achievement and Attitude Towards Reading

Program: Curriculum & Instruction

2016

Carey Anne Aubrey-Martinez
Carey Anne Aubrey-Martinez

Dissertation Title: Cooperative Learning Experiences in Social Studies Classrooms and the Effect on Self-Determination for Students with and without IEPs

Program: Curriculum & Instruction

2016

Ronald Joseph Benedict II
Ronald Joseph Benedict II

Dissertation Title: Effects of Foreperiod Regularity and Muscle Size on Fractionated Reaction Time

Program: Kinesiology

2016

Shaun Black
Shaun Black

Dissertation Title: An Examination of Urban School Governance Reform in Detroit Public Schools, 1999-2014

Program: Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

2016

Yolanda Bloodsaw
Yolanda Bloodsaw

Dissertation Title:  Principals’ Perceptions of Teacher-Student Interactions in Diversifying Suburban Middle Schools

Program: Education Evaluation and Research

2016

Zsa-Zsa Booker
Zsa-Zsa Booker

Dissertation Title: A New Logic Model for Change

Program: Education Evaluation and Research

2016

Michael B. Carrauthers
Michael B. Carrauthers

Dissertation Title: A Measure of Efficiency Between Charter Schools and Traditional Public Shools in Michigan

Program: Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

2016

Holly Child
Holly Child

Dissertation Title: Distribution-Free Trends Test to Determine the Construct Validity of an Anti-Social Criminal Attitudes Scale

Program: Education Evaluation and Research

2016

Kathryn Therese Combs
Kathryn Therese Combs

Dissertation Title: High School Students’ Physical Health: Associations with Intrapersonal, Family, Peer, Academic, and Risk Behavior Factors

Program: Educational Psychology

2016

Kellie Cunningham
Kellie Cunningham

Dissertation Title: Variables that Impact the Implementation of Project-Based Learning in High School Science

Program: Curriculum & Instruction

2016

Zora Cvetkovski-Injic
Zora Cvetkovski-Injic

Dissertation Title: Development of the Acute Decompensated Heart Failure Risk Model for Emergency Room Resident Training

Program: Education Evaluation and Research

2016

Paul Deschamps
Paul Deschamps

Dissertation: The Role of Individual Character Strengths in Adolescent Academic Achievement and Risky School Behaviors

Program: Educational Psychology

2016

Todd Dollar
Todd Dollar

Dissertation Title: Person-Level Predictors of Bullying and Bystander Behaviors of Middle School Students

Program: Educational Psychology

2016

Hiba Kahil Elhajj
Hiba Kahil Elhajj

Dissertation Title: Funds of Knowledge of Arab Immigrant Families: An Examination of the Perceptions of High School Students, Parents and Teachers

Program: Curriculum & Instruction

2016

Hanan Elali Fadlallah
Hanan Elali Fadlallah

Dissertation: The Relationship Between Generation, First and Second, Ethnic Identity, Modernity, and Acculturation Among Immigrant Lebanese American Women

Program: Curriculum & Instruction

2016

Natosha Nicole Floyd
Natosha Nicole Floyd

Dissertation Title: Reliability and Validity of Michigan School Libraries for the 21st Century Measurement Benchmarks

Program: Education Evaluation and Research

2016

Gihan Fradi
Gihan Fradi

Dissertation: Understanding the Experiences of a Group of Yemeni Students in an ESL Science Classroom

Program: Curriculum & Instruction

2016

Tammy Grace
Tammy Grace

Dissertation Title: The Impact of Multiple Imputation on the Type II Error Rate of the T Test

Program: Education Evaluation and Research

2016

Ebony D. Green
Ebony D. Green

Dissertation Title: Advisors as Leaders: An Explanatory Study of the Perceptions that Professional Undergraduate Academic Advisors have about Leadership Development Skills

Program: Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

2016

David Gregg
David Gregg

Dissertation Title: Teen Perceptions of Cell Phone and Internet Sexual Messaging: Trends and Predictors

Program: Educational Psychology

2016

Lila Gutuskey
Lila Gutuskey

Dissertation Title: Youth-led School Health Initiatives: Perceptions and Processes

Program: Kinesiology

2016

Layla Habhab
Layla Habhab

Dissertation Title: Recovery Experiences Amongst Arab American Clubhouse Members: Examining the Effects of Acculturation Perceived Family Support, Stigma and Gender on Mental Health Recovery

Program: Educational Psychology

2016

Christine L. Hofer
Christine L. Hofer

Dissertation Title: The Impact of Classroom Observations and Collaborative Feedback on Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Based on the Danielson Framework of Teaching

Program: Curriculum & Instruction

2016

Aaron Michael Johnson
Aaron Michael Johnson

Dissertation Title: Understanding the In-School Literacies of African American Males Through a Sociocultural Paradigm: Implication of Teacher Professional Development

Program: Curriculum & Instruction

2016

Amanda Moar Kerbawy
Amanda Moar Kerbawy

Dissertation Title: Examining Level of Differentiation and Conflict Resolution Styles Used in Romantic Relationships and Implications for Romantic Relationship Satisfaction

Program: Educational Psychology

2016

Andrea King-Jimenez
Andrea King-Jimenez

Dissertation Title: An Evaluation of the Predictors of Placement in Permanent Supportive Housing in the Detroit Metropolitan Communities

Program: Education Evaluation and Research

2016

Brigitte Knudson
Brigitte Knudson

Dissertation: The Convergence of Emotional Geography and Teaching: Considering Influences of Emotionality on Female High School English Teachers' Perceptions of Their Work

Program: Curriculum & Instruction

2016

Minakshi Lahiri
Minakshi Lahiri

Dissertation Title: Effect of Expert Modeling on Ill-Structured Problem Solving in an Undergraduate General Education Honors Course

Program: Instructional Technology

2016

Kristin Orlich Lavoie
Kristin Orlich Lavoie

Dissertation Title: Using R2D2 to Create Information Literacy Objects in Academic Libraries: Design-Based Research

Program: Instructional Technology

2016

Kimberly Maljak
Kimberly Maljak

Dissertation Title: African American High School Girls' Perceptions of Dance-Based Physical Education and Sport-Based Physical Education

Program: Kinesiology

2016

Monica McLeod
Monica McLeod

Dissertation: Math Coaching in Metropolitan Detroit

Program: Curriculum & Instruction

2016

Elizabeth Perkin Moen
Elizabeth Perkin Moen

Dissertation Title: Objective Statistics for the Measurement of Agreement

Program: Education Evaluation and Research

2016

Tonya Renee' Norwood
Tonya Renee' Norwood

Dissertation Title: Relationship Between Principals and Teachers in Urban Schools: An Examination of Principal Leadership Practices and Teacher Morale

Program: Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

2016

Olubusayo Olojo
Olubusayo Olojo

Dissertation:  Developing University Students' Argumentative Discourse: An Ill-structured Issue Pertaining to Black African Immigrants and African Americans

Program: Curriculum & Instruction

2016

Meghan Elizabeth Pace-Slot
Meghan Elizabeth Pace-Slot

Dissertation Title: Evaluation of the Relationship Between Clubhouse Organizational Structure and Employee Motivational Variables of Job Satisfaction, Organizational Commitment and Perceived Task Significance

Program: Educational Psychology

2016

Patricia S. Radakovich
Patricia S. Radakovich

Dissertation Title: The Relationship Between Organizational Culture, Intrinsic Motivation, and Employee Performance: A Systematic Review and Meta­ Analysis

Program: Instructional Technology

2016

Timberly R. Robinson
Timberly R. Robinson

Dissertation Title: Meta-Synthesis Comparison of Sampling Methods Using Coding Strategies and Social Media for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Nursing Students

Program: Education Evaluation & Research

2016

Sarah Alta Rose
Sarah Alta Rose

Dissertation: Estimating Effects of Non-Normality in Assessing Structural Equation Model Fit for Use of Physical Science Data

Program: Education Evaluation & Research

2016

Stiles X. Simmons
Stiles X. Simmons

Dissertation Title: Leading African American Boys Towards Critical Literacy

Program: Reading, Language & Literature

2016

Julianne Snider
Julianne Snider

Dissertation Title: Factors Influencing Teachers' Use, or Non-Use, of Small Group Discussion

Program: Reading, Language & Literature

2016

Embekka Forehand Thompson
Embekka Forehand Thompson

Dissertation Title: Student, Teacher, School and District Determinants of Elementary School Accountability Classification in the Detroit Metropolitan Region

Program: Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

2016

Rachelle Warren
Rachelle Warren

Dissertation Title: Acculturation and Multiculturalism of Students in Secondary Level Education Programs

Program: Curriculum & Instruction

2016

Pearl Moore Weiss
Pearl Moore Weiss

Dissertation:  Examining the Relationship Between Mental Health Professionals Knowledge and Beliefs as Predictors of Attitudes Toward the Deaf

Program: Counseling

2016

Denise Wunderlich
Denise Wunderlich

Dissertation Title: Personal Learning Environments for Business Organizations

Program: Instructional Technology

2016

Hong Ye
Hong Ye

Dissertation Title: Comparison of Cox Regression and Discrete Time Survival Models

Program: Education Evaluation & Research

2016