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Dissertations from 2014

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An Investigation of Special Education Teachers' Perceptions of the Effectiveness of a Systematic 7-Step Virtual Worlds Teacher Training Workshop for Increasing Social Skills, Natalie Christina Nussli

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"My Gut Has To Feel It": A Participatory Action Research Study of Community College Educators Navigating the Emotional Terrain of Human Rights Education, Lindsay Padilla

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An Exploration of Catholic High School Religious Studies Teachers' Perceptions and Experiences of Their Role and Practice, Laura Witter Ramey

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"Preventive Leadership Program" at the Salesian University: An Exploratory Case Study, Alejandro Rodriguez

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Exploring the Experiences of Latina/os in Graduate Health Science Programs: A Qualitative Study, Mijiza Malane Sanchez

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Examining the Efficacy of Adult Learning of Government-Mandated Content Using Andragogical Delivery Methods versus Traditional Pedagogical Delivery Methods, Richard Keith Sealana

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The Approach, Methods and Impact of a Non-Governmental Organization in Education of Child Workers in India: A Case Study, Rajul Shah

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Impact of College Counseling within Private high schools on First-generation College-bound Students' Enrollment in Four-year Colleges: A Case Study, Ana Maria Soler

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Bay Area Student Involvement in the Environmental and Food Justice Movements: A Narrative of Motivations, Experiences, and Community Impact, Laura E. Solof

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Effective Reading Interventions for Spanish-Speaking English Learners with Reading Disabilities, English Learners Who Struggle with Reading, or Both: A Meta-Analysis of Second through Fifth Grades, David Stephens

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Ready to Write: Exploring the Student Perspective on the Transition to College, Julie Sullivan

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Four Preservice Teachers' Use of Mathematical Knowledge during Lesson Planning and Instruction in the Field Experience, Margaret Swearingen

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The Effects of the Read 180 Program on Oral Reading Fluency, Linguistic Comprehension, and Reading Comprehension with Secondary Special Education Students, David Lyon Teja

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Integrated Academic and Social Support for Military Veteran Students: Imagining a New Horizon in Education, Gerardo Ureno

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Rehearsal and Enactment for Teaching in Urban School Settings: A Qualitative Study Investigating the Connections between a Math Methods Course and Fieldwork, Rajeev Virmani

Dissertations from 2013

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Being a Project Manager in a Multinational Corporation: An Interpretive Perspective On Working Practices and Experiences, Waleed Afndy

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Changes in Perceived Teacher Self-Efficacy and Burnout as a Result of Facilitated Discussion and Self-Reflection in an Online Course Designed to Prepare Teachers to Work with Students with Autism, Monica Boomgard

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Teaching Dilemmas: Language Development for English Learners In a Hyper-Segregated Dual Immersion Program, Allison Briceño

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Ownership, Control, Sponsorship, and Trusteeship: Governance Relationships Within Private Catholic Religious-Sponsored Secondary Schools in the United States, David Louis Caretti

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An Exploration of Leadership and Campus Cultural Orientation In a California Community College, Eduardo Cervantes

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An Investigation of First-Year Teacher Induction Programs in Jesuit Secondary Schools within the California Province, Justin James Dixon Christensen

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Increasing Community College Basic Skills English Instructors' Use of Autonomy Supportive Instruction to Impact Students' Perceptions of Autonomy and Engagement, Dionne Janice Clabaugh

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Perceptions of the Catholic Secondary School Presidents and Principals of Six Dioceses in Northern California Regarding Their Faith Leadership Practices and Preparations, Michael Daniels

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An Evaluation of a Nursing Leadership Simulation Experience Using Multitrait Multimethod Matrix, Toby Embry

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The Effect of Dynamic Assessment on Adult Learners of Arabic: A Mixed-Method Study at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, Mohsen Mahmoud Fahmy

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The Effect of Sequent Input on Speech Accuracy and Fluency in Adults at the Intermediate Level, Salah Farah

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An Exploration of Worship Practices at an African American Church of Christ, Lamont Ali Francies

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A Comparison of Two Teaching Methods for Pediatric Medication Administration: Multimedia and Text-Based Modules, Renee Granados

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Effects of RAP Paraphrasing and Semantic-Mapping Strategies on the Reading Comprehension of English Learners and Fully- English-Proficient Students with Mild-to-Moderate Learning Disabilities, Terry Halterman Jr

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The Power of the Hula: A Performance Text for Appropriating Identity Among First Hawaiian Youth, Cesily Hong

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The Re-Imagining of Rapa Nui Traditional Healing Arts: Explorations of Narrative Identity, Mimesis, and the Public Sphere, James Joves

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The Impact of Transactional Strategies Instruction on the Reading Comprehension of a Diverse Group of Second Graders, Sunjoo Shawn Kim

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Starting a Dialogue with Mexican Born Students: Appropriating a New Understanding in a Public High School, Vicne Leeburn

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The Effects of Explicit Reading Strategy Instruction and Cooperative Learning on Reading Comprehension in Fourth Grade Students, Gina M. Lencioni

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Including Exceptional Children in a Christian Learning Community: New Narratives in Special Education, Jennifer Camota Luebke Ed.D., MBA

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Effects of Academic and Non-academic Instructional Approaches on Preschool ELLs' English Language Development, Ivana Markova-Lama

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Sandwich Generation Caregivers: Ethical Legacies Throughout Generations, Sharon Z. Marts

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Foreign Language Learning in a Non-school Environment: Effects of Simulated Immersion Training on Affective Factors in Learners' Experience, Eunsook McNiel-Cho

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Complicating Whiteness: Identifications of Veteran White Teachers in Multicultural Settings, Anthony Miele

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Mature Women Beyond Foster Care: Narratives on Fractors contributing to Subjective Well-Being and Life-Sustaining Skills, Marie Elizabeth Moore

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The relations among school status variables, teacher academic and arts curricular emphases, and student academic achievement in grades 1, 3, and 5, Browning Michael Neddeau

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Electronic Portfolios as Living Portals: A Narrative Inquiry Into College Student Learning, Identity, and Assessment, Celeste Fowles Nguyen

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The Theological Literacy, Beliefs, Attitudes, and Practices of Lay Catholic Administrators of the Catholic Secondary Schools in the Awka Diocese of Nigeria, James Okafor

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Individual and Collective Diaspora Remittances in the Philippines and Korea: An Interpretation of Narrative Identity, Communicative Action, and Recognition, Janice Gow Pettey

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The Effects of Self-Regulated Learning Strategy Instruction and Structured-Diary Use on Students' Self-Regulated Learning Conduct and Academic Success in Online Community-College General Education Courses, Bianca Rowden Quince

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"These Rights Go Beyond Borders and Pieces of Paper": Urban High School Teachers and Newcomer Immigrant Youth Engaging in Human Rights Education, Juliet A. Schiller

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The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Doctrinal Elements of a Curriculum Framework for the Development of Catechetical Materials for Young People of High School Age: Pedagogical and Theological Perspectives of Religious Studies Teachers in U.S. Catholic Secondary Schools, Carrie J. Schroeder

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Counter-Narratives of La Raza Voices: An Exploration of the Personal and Professional Lived Experiences of Mexican-American/Chicana/O Faculty at California Catholic Institutions of Higher Education, Frank Vincent Serrano

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Effect of a Classwide Peer-Mediated Intervention on the Social Interactions of Students with Low-Functioning Autism and the Perceptions of Typical Peers, Lisa A. Simpson

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Being in Deep, Authentic, Dramatic Celebration: Narratives of Community Cultural Workers for Social Change, Mi'Jan Celie Tho-Biaz

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Asian American Women Leaders in the Pacific Coast: Their Pathway to Presidency in Two-Year Institutions, Joan Torne

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The Effects of Elaborative Vocabulary Instruction on the Vocabulary, Written Explanations, and Knowledge Structures of Sixth-Grade Students With and Without Disabilities, Marijude Wolf

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Lived Experiences of Women with Hidden Disabilities: A Phenomenologically Based Study, Michelle Jean Yee

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Casa de la Solidaridad: A Pedagogy of Solidarity, Kevin Yonkers-Talz

Dissertations from 2012

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Presence in Nursing Practice: A Critical Hermeneutic Analysis, Alicia Laurel bright

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Emerging 21st-Century Educational Challenges and Opportunities: An Appreciative Inquiry of Public Education In The U.S. Virgin Islands, Sheree NeCole Bryant

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The Effects of Using Multimedia Presentations and Modular Worked-out Examples as Instructional Methodologies to Manage the Cognitive Processing Associated with Information Literacy Instruction at the Graduate and Undergraduate Levels of Nursing Education, Shawn P. Calhoun

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Black Women’s Perceptions of the Relationship among Nepotism, Cronyism Job Satisfaction, and Job-Focused Self-Efficacy, Johnson LaVoria Chandler

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Sustainability with an Ethical Aim: Lessons from an American Nun in Amazonia, Stephanie Denise Demaree

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Imagication = Imagination + Education: What Fifth Graders Think About Arts Integration in Public Elementary Schools, Lisa Edsall Giglio

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Perceptions of Bilingualism and Home Language Maintenance and Loss: A Study of Latino Parents at a San Francisco Bay Area Elementary Charter School, Emily McCormick Enstice

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African American Entrepreneurship: Narratives of Fresno County, California, African American Entrepreneurs, Felix Shielim-Nwaeke Enunwa

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Exploring the Leadership Practices of Social Justice Leaders at Urban Charter Schools, Kandle Fraser

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Coping Behaviors of Day Laborers in San Mateo, California, Antonio Gallardo

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Latino Immigrant Parents of English Language Learner Students, School Involvement and the Participation Breach, Jose Vicente Gonzalez

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The Separate and Collective Effects of Personalization, Personification, and Gender on Learning with Multimedia Chemistry Instructional Materials, Shannon James Halkyard

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Supporting Teachers as Transformative Intellectuals: Participatory Action Research in Human Rights Education, Page Hersey

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Serving Youth Who Are Serving Time: A Study of the Special Education Services for Incarcerated Youth in a Short-Term Care Facility, Sachiko Hoshide

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An Investigation of the Influence of Fixed-do and Movable-do Solfège Systems on Sight-Singing Pitch Accuracy for Various Levels of Diatonic and Chromatic Complexity, Jou-Lu Hung

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The Relationship Between Interaction Patterns on an Online Idea Generation Community and the Implementation of Ideas, Michael D. Jacobson

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The Image of the Artist: A Content Analysis of Authenticity, Ethnicity, and Quality in Young Adult Novels, Jeannine L. Jeffries

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Empowering Equity in Postsecondary Transition for Marginalized Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students with Disabilities by Implementing a Culturally Responsive Summary of Performance Teacher Training and Support Program, Rebekka Joanne Jez

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De La Salle Christian Brothers' Experiences of Catholic Identity in Higher Education in the United States, Scott Anthony Kier

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The Experience of Lasallian Association on the Part of Lay “Associates in Fact” in the District of San Francisco, Gregory T. Kopra

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A Participatory Action Research Study with Bi-ethnic Children in South Korea on Bi-ethnic Identity Development, Jeong Min Lee

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Investigation of the Misconceptions Related to the Concepts of Equivalence and Literal Symbols Held by Underprepared Community College Students, Terrence Joseph Maguire

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The Comparative Effects of Visual-Only Instruction versus Modality Principle Instruction on Algebraic Problem Accuracy and Perceived Mental Effort at Varying Levels of Task Complexity for Undergraduate Nursing Students, Kristina V. Mattis

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Exile and Home: Narrative Identity in the Central American Community of the San Francisco Bay Area, Steven Ross Mayers

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Post-Dollarization Narratives of Economic Literacy in Ecuador, Luis A. Reynoso

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Sealing The Cracks of The Educational Pipeline: Counterstories That Reveal Cultural Resiliency and Collective Responsibility in Latinas’ K-16 Success, Angela Shaw

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Learning for Cambodian Women: Exploration through Narrative Identity and Imagination, Alvina Marie Sheeley

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"This is a Public Record": Teaching Human Rights Through The Performing Arts, Andrea McEvoy Spero

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Implementation of the Core Components of Response to Intervention Models: A Study of Two Schools, Dawn Witt

Dissertations from 2011

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Ground zero project development in Burma : appropriating the future through history, identity, and imagination in assessment, Alyssa A. Bahr

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An Evaluation of the Impact of the Preservice Teacher Education Program at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center on the Foreign Language Teaching Beliefs of Preservice Language Instructors, Claudia Bey

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Healing India : implications for peace, Sriya Chakravarti

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Beyond Nepantlá : an exploration of factors that affect the academic success of Chicano, Lilia Zabalza Chavez

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Being and Becoming Public School Teachers: Career Mobility of Chinese Overseas-Trained Teachers in the San Francisco Bay Area, Lily L. Chow

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Transcending Borders: The Experience of Six Undocumented Immigrant Mothers in the United States, Patricia DeRobles

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Pictorial Map Effects on Learning How to Summarize, Richard Anthony DeSoiza

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It Takes a Community to Change a Broken System: Using an Inter-organizational Collaborative Group to Ensure All Oakland Students Graduate from High School, Nyeisha T. DeWitt

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The effects of three concept mapping strategies on seventh-grade students' science achievement at an urban middle school, Navdeep Dosanjh

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Re-imagining individual and communal identity : corporate mergers, Susan Duvall-Dickson

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A quantitative study of the relationship between faith formation opportunities and the religiosity of lay educators in Catholic secondary schools, Douglas R. Evans

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California High School Exit Exam for students with disabilities : the impact of setting, anxiety, and stereotype threat on stuents' math performance, Tracy M. Fields

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Academic Language Teaching and Learning in the Third Space Classroom: A Preservice Teachers' Perspective, Cinzia Forasiepi

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Undergraduate student perceptions of affiliate organization contributions to what they learn about leadership while serving as officers in professionally oriented clubs, Mitchell Friedman

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Early education in California : communicative action in the public sphere, Yolanda Garcia

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The relationship between cognitive moral development and attitudes toward cheating among preservice and in-service high school teachers, Michael G. Glaser

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Factors that differentiate high-achieving and low-achieving language minority students enrolled in a middle-school Spanish two-way immersion program, Mary Howland