Current theses and dissertations from Rowan University graduate programs are submitted electronically to Rowan University's Office of Graduate Research Services and are usually available in this institutional repository within a few weeks of submission. Theses and dissertations submitted between 2010 and 2015 have been migrated from the library’s previous digital archives and are available here.

As of 9/29/16, theses and dissertations produced between 1996 and 2010 have been scanned and uploaded. If you are the author of a Rowan University (or Glassboro State College) thesis or dissertation produced before 2010, and you do not want your document to be publicly available in Rowan Digital Works, you must complete and submit this form to request its removal from the repository.

Follow

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

PDF

Challenging the status quo for a marginalized group in higher education: knowledge sharing with female student-athletes who aspire to a career in college athletics, Patricia Keller

PDF

Improving the word problem solving abilities of students with disabilities: Cognitive Strategy Instruction (CSI) compared to Schema-Based Instruction (SBI), Rena Kha

PDF

Using social networking to increase independent social functioning in a student with autism, Daniel Kilgallon

PDF

The role of school psychologists regarding the implementation of the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act, John Kowalcyk

PDF

The prevalence and perceptions of bullying in the autistic population: the functionality of social skills training, Jessica Krambeck

PDF

Suicide prevention / postvention: a student, parent, teacher, and other educational professionals perspective, Heather Leech

PDF

Using an Internet Learning Profile to create customized plans, Beth Lynne

PDF

The implementation of literacy lab classrooms as a form of professional learning for teachers, Briean Madden

PDF

500 million frenemies: a phenomenological study of the prevalence and perceptions of female students and male students as it relates to cyber bullying on social networking websites, Dana Manzi-Schaed

PDF

Advisory programs: evaluation of the planning for implementation in an urban high school, Laura Martin

PDF

Relationship between exercise and the expression of ADHD symptoms in college students, Jessica McDaniel

PDF

Online communities of practice and teachers perceived sense of efficacy: a mixed methods study of National Association of Agricultural Educators Communities of Practice users, Robin McLean

PDF

The effectiveness of embedded picture mnemonic alphabet cards on letter recognition and letter sound knowledge, Gabrielle McNamara

PDF

Disability resources in New Jersey and Delaware colleges and universities, Samantha Mock

PDF

Effects of specific instructional practices on independent writing of learning-disabled students, Astrid Monforte

PDF

What are parents' opinions towards their children's transition from school to adulthood?, Michelle Moore

PDF

Alternatives to grade retention in a pre-kindergarten to second grade setting: a leadership study, Phillip Neff

PDF

Supporting African American involvement in a doctoral program at a regional comprehensive university: a research study of the experiences and perceptions of African American current doctoral candidates and African American doctorates, Frankie Nicholson

PDF

Weighing in on teacher attitudes of obese students: a descriptive correlational design, Angelina Pecoraro

PDF

The relationship between aggression and communication in students with developmental disabilities, Emily Peel

PDF

No nursing student left behind: non-cognitive screening, Letty Piper

PDF

In-text and out-of-text engagement: interactional features in students' academic writing and academic engagement, Florette Press

PDF

School culture: a sequential mixed methods exploratory meta-analysis, Cynthia Pritchett

PDF

An exploratory investigation of public school teachers' perceptions of bullying, Devon Punchello

PDF

Impact of student identity and involvement within the Dr. Harley E. Flack Mentoring Program, Tiffany Reed

PDF

The effect of direct instruction and self-management strategies on writing fluency of students with learning disabilities, Shawna Richetti

PDF

Using computer-assisted graphic organizers in algebra instruction to support high school students with learning disabilities, Katherine Rimby

PDF

Diamond to coal: an educational leadership doctoral program's evolution and devolution, Eva Ross

PDF

Arts and education: an investigation into the impact of the arts academy on high school students, Nigel Sangster

PDF

University involvement in downtown revitalization: stakeholder perspectives and opportunities, Michael Schillo Jr

PDF

Faculty and Facebook: attitudes of selected faculty toward utilizing Facebook to connect with students, Janet Schmeelk

PDF

The effect of collaborative strategic reading for 4th Graders with learning disabilities, Kathy Seacrist

PDF

Ankle prophylactic interventions in Division III male and female basketball athletes, David Seeberger

PDF

Questioning to increase perspective taking abilities in a child with Asperger's disorder, Melissa Shestack

PDF

The use of direct instruction to improve reading comprehension for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Emily Sierra

PDF

Establishing a community of professional learners: leadership strategies that promote teacher efficacy, Marie Simone

PDF

Using reflective practice to study school leadership, Cheryl Smith

PDF

The frequency of harassment, intimidation, and bullying by general education students compared to special education students, and the implications of early intervention for at risk students; Are special education students more likely to be involved in HIB incidents than regular unclassified students?, Peter Spezzano

PDF

Student involvement theory: patterns of sport club participation at Rowan University, Brian Stelzer

PDF

The differential impact of school absences on general and special education high school students, Carly Stranges

PDF

Supporting students in higher education through relational augmentation, Tyrone Taylor

PDF

The culture of instructional leadership amongst principals: a principal professional learning community's exploration of Understanding by Design, Dana Walker

PDF

Speaking of rivers: demystifying foreign-born Blacks through a secondary ESL context, C. D. Williams

PDF

A comparison study on teacher-centered and inquiry-based instruction in science education of middle school students with learning disabilities: what is effective?, Jessica Yorke-Servis

PDF

The impact on selected students participating in the Thomas N. Bantivoglio Honors Concentration at Rowan University, Valerie Zieniuk

PDF

Adult student practitioners: a qualitative study on their personal experiences, Mark Zorzi

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

PDF

Autokinetics: a group intervention to mitigate at-risk behaviors in adolescents, Christine Abrahams

PDF

Authentic literature's effect on student attitudes towards individuals with disabilities, Sara Alves

PDF

Implementing professional learning communities to improve student writing achievement, Dori Alvich

PDF

Professional development reform: a shift from traditional practices to a new paradigm, Janine Anderson

PDF

Can positive self-talk alter one's happiness?, Elizabeth Armetta

PDF

The keyword method: a study of vocabulary acquisition in fifth grade, Danielle Aureli

PDF

The professional learning community: an educational construct to improve student learning through effective teacher collaboration, Lynn Barberi

PDF

The Prof versus the Owl: faculty attitudes towards intercollegiate athletics at Rowan University, Robert Baumgartner

PDF

Looking to the future: an examination of the potential for SAT-optional admissions, Albert Betts Jr

PDF

The Professional Staff and Librarian Learning Community at Rowan University, Katherine Boland

PDF

Intervention and Referral Services: student and teacher support team or roadblock to special education?, Joshua Brown

PDF

The transformation of Baccalaureate Nursing curriculum: a multicultural approach to optimize clinical competence, Sharon Burke

PDF

The effects of implementing heterogeneous writing groups in a fifth grade classroom, Jennifer Cady

PDF

The effects of using instructional games in the elementary classroom, Jennifer Campagnola

PDF

The effect of choice on the behavior of off task high school students in an alternative school setting, Laura Campbell

PDF

Activism or apathy? Selected student attitudes towards the role of civic engagement at Rowan University, Sarai Campbell

PDF

Building instructional leadership capacity of school leaders through technology integration, Joy Carey

PDF

Supporting students with Asperger Syndrome in higher education, Julie Ciocco

PDF

Utilizing music and movement as a means of transition, Lisa Cioffi

PDF

Examining a differentiated science unit through a listening stance, Daniel Cohen

PDF

Service learning and student leadership through environmentally immersive writing, Seth Cohen

PDF

"I Wish I Looked Like Her:" the endless pursuit for the ideal body, Ebony Cox

PDF

An investigation on whether creating a culture of respect can reduce disruptive behaviors by influencing the social skills development of four year old children in an urban setting, Ruth Cummings-Hypolite

PDF

Changing times: engaging faculty in online education, Steven Farney

PDF

Using a peer buddy system to increase interaction between students with special needs and their peers, Kristi Foster

PDF

Utilizing teacher's perceptions of professional development to inform district level programming, Gina Friedman

PDF

How can the use of the morning meeting foster a sense of community in the fifth grade classroom?, Lindsey Giannantonio

PDF

Using literature to educate students about bullying, Rebecca Goldberg

PDF

The association between grades Pre K-12 student achievement and differentiated instructional strategies in the Anytown Township School District explored through units of study, Jeff Gorman

PDF

Measuring the impact of a mentoring program: preparing African American males for success beyond high school, Cornell Gray

PDF

Academic and athletic motivation: predictors of academic performance of college student-athletes at a Division III university, Kathleen Grillo

PDF

An evaluation of the effectiveness of smart board technology by evaluating the students' ability of completing their work with focus on students with disabilities, Melanie Handler

PDF

Using multicultural literature in the classroom to encourage tolerance and respect, Laurel Hartmann

PDF

Implementation of cross-disciplinary projects to improve student engagement: a leadership study in building capacity for collaboration between middle school teachers, Barbara Horner

PDF

Using dialogue journals to foster a student-teacher relationship in the elementary classroom, Jamie Horton

PDF

The impact of a reading intervention program on students with reading difficulties, Susanne Jones

PDF

Online courses at a community college: a study of student characteristics, Nancy Kegelman

PDF

Involvement patterns of high achieving first-generation collegians, Georgia Kouzoukas

PDF

Classroom management: a study in leadership, theory, and implementation, Brian Latwis

PDF

The effect of postpartum depression on child cognitive development, Joshua Lees

PDF

Individual case study: verbalizing emotions to reduce aggressive outbursts in an autistic adult, Samantha Levine

PDF

The impact of an after school mathematics program on the educational outcomes of Title I middle school students, Kenneth Londregan

PDF

Fostering teacher leadership: transforming learning and leading to enhance school culture, Jennifer Luff

PDF

Through the lens of a college success seminar: developing workshops for EOF students, Yesenia Madas

PDF

Good to great: a framework for improving instruction In a ninth grade academy, Donna Marable

PDF

Cogent leadership: transitioning to professional learning communities, Donna Markiewicz

PDF

Reflective leadership: effects of peer mentoring on minority students within an urban school setting, Sean McCarron

PDF

School leadership: development of an evaluation instrument and process for administrators, Kathy L. McCormick

PDF

An exploratory assessment of a graduate early childhood special education dual certification program, Claudia Mejia

PDF

Wait time in the classroom, Logan Melder

PDF

Video modeling to enhance the conversation skills of preschool children who are at-risk for school failure, Lorie Mick

PDF

Educating newly diagnosed cancer patients who are undergoing radiation therapy, Michael Mimms

PDF

A study of the integration of technology in interdisciplinary curriculum, Phyllis Mordente

PDF

Parent efficacy and parent involvement in parents of preschool children, Jennifer Murkli