Judith Herb College of Education

Thesis, Dissertation, and Proposal Presentations

 

Upcoming Presentations


 THESIS ORAL DEFENSES 

In the oral defense, candidates make a formal presentation of their completed thesis research. Thesis defenses are open to the public and candidates are welcome to invite colleagues, family, and friends to attend.

 

 DISSERTATION ORAL DEFENSES 

In the oral defense, candidates make a formal presentation of their completed dissertation research. Dissertation defenses are open to the public and candidates are welcome to invite colleagues, family and friends to attend.

 

 

Gross Motor Skill Development and Teacher Perception of Preparedness to Implement Gross Motor Instruction in the Early Childhood Special Education

 A dissertation to be presented by 

Tiffany Boehler, a candidate for the Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction

January 13, 2022, at 12:30 p.m. via WebEx

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A Case Study Exploring PBIS Implementation Fidelity and Moderators at the Alternate Learning Center

 A dissertation to be presented by 

Effi Theiss, a candidate for the Ph.D. in Foundations of Education

January 6, 2022, at 10:30 a.m. via WebEx

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A Qualitative Exploration of Faculty Motivations Influencing Their Engagement with Students at Private Institutions

 A dissertation to be presented by 

Chad Shepherd, a candidate for the Ph.D. in Higher Education

December 7, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. via WebEx

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The Influence of Input and Environmental Factors on Developmental English Students' Academic Success in a Range of Learning Settings

 A dissertation to be presented by 

James B. De Monte, a candidate for the Ph.D. in Higher Education

December 2, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. via WebEx

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Factors Attributed To Female Engineering Students' Perceived Social Self-Confidence: An Exploratory Study Of Students Attending A Private Engineering College

 A dissertation to be presented by 

Jon Pawlecki, a candidate for the Ph.D. in Higher Education

December 1, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. via WebEx

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Investigating Need for Cognition and Reflective Thinking with Evidence-Based Practice Beliefs and Implementation Practices among Nurses

 A dissertation to be presented by 

Jennifer Micham, a candidate for the Ph.D. in Educational Studies: Educational Psychology

November 30, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. via WebEx

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An Investigation of Perceptions & Teaching Practices of Highly-Regarded Second Language Teachers from Activity Theory & Ambitious Teaching Perspectives

 A dissertation to be presented by 

Qian (Fiona) Wang, a candidate for the Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction

November 24, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. via WebEx

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The Impact of Bullying on Women Administrators in Higher Education: A Phenomenological Study of Female Bullying on Intellectual and Emotional Capacity

 A dissertation to be presented by 

Nancy Finazzo, a candidate for the Ph.D. in Higher Education

November 23, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. via WebEx

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The Mission of a Metropolitan University: The University of Toledo's Historical Relationship with its City

 A dissertation to be presented by 

Katie Lupica-Ewsuk, a candidate for the Ph.D. in Foundations of Education

November 19, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. via WebEx

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Research Proposal Oral Defenses

In the oral defense, candidates make an official presentation of their proposed research. This presentation is open to faculty members and graduate students in the candidate’s program of study. 

 

Beyond the Child Development Associate Credential: An Exploration of Early Childhood Educator Career Pathway Transitions to Higher Education

A research proposal to be presented by

Danette Bosh Alexander, a candidate for the Ph.D. in Higher Education

December 17, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. via WebEx

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From Court to Career: Exploring the Career Readiness of Division I Men's and Women's Basketball Players 

A research proposal to be presented by 

Shannon Niedzwicki, a candidate for the Ph.D. in Higher Education

December 15, 2021 at 12:00 pm via WebEx

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Perceptions Of Community College's CTE Program Effectiveness In Contributing To The Talent Pipeline Within The Advanced Manufacturing Sector Of Michigan

A research proposal to be presented by

Brandon Roderick Tucker, a candidate for the Ph.D. in Higher Education

December 10, 2021, at 1:15 p.m. via WebEx

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The First Three Weeks: Community College Students' Initial Sense of Belonging

A research proposal to be presented by

Jeffrey Montgomery, a candidate for the Ph.D. in Higher Education

November 29, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. via WebEx

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A Qualitative Study of Social Studies Teacher Educators' Use and Understanding of Civic Competence

A research proposal to be presented by

Rachel Corrigan, a candidate for the Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction

November 17, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. via WebEx

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Current Armed Forces Members' and Veterans Success in the Community College as Measured by Cumulative GPA

A research proposal to be presented by

Andy Stephan, a candidate for the Ph.D. in Higher Education

November 3, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. via WebEx

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Of Access and Support: The Community College Experience Among Diverse Females Over Age 35

A research proposal to be presented by

Mary D Goss-Hill, a candidate for the Ph.D. in Higher Education

October 20, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. via WebEx

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Conceptualizing and Advancing Antiracism in Higher Education: A Single Case Study of a Pioneering University Antiracist Center (UAC) in aPWI 

 A research proposal to be presented by

 Quatez Scott, a candidate for the Ph.D. in Foundations of Education

 September 7, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. via WebEx

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Under The tip of the iceberg: secondary teachers' perceptions of culturally relevant pedagogical approaches to working with english language learners

A research proposal to be presented by

Fatima Aldajani, a candidate for the Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction

August 10, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. via WebEx

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Last Updated: 1/3/22