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Dissertations from 2011

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Alternative ladders through the glass ceiling : female college presidents who pursued administrative career paths, Nichole Pichel Nabasny

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Collaborative planning and prewriting : the effects of structured peer collaborations on primary-age students' writing development, Mary Elizabeth Niesyn

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Microfinance in Myanmar : a critical hermeneutic inquiry into ontological economic capacity, Timothy Payne

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Social networking texts among college students : identity and imagination online, Paul J. Raccanello

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Filipino American Educational Leaders in Northern California K-12 Public Schools: Challenges and Opportunities, Cynthia Manalo Rapaido

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Text and mimesis : reconfiguring technology and adult learning, Nicholas P. Recchia

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The effects of math instruction on fifth grade elementary students' math performance across four inclusive general education classrooms infused with the Afrocultural dimensions of communalism, orality, and movement, Rosalind J. Simpson

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Predictors of High School Graduation in Foster Youth, Clifford A. Stewart

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The Theological Literacy, Beliefs, and Practices of Lay Administrators of Marianist-Sponsored Seconday Schools in the United States, John F. Thompson

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An Exploration of the Perceptions of Elementary Principals on the Process and Benefits of the Principal Evaluation, Shelly D. Viramontez

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Perceptions Regarding the Identity and Culture of a Lasallian Catholic Secondary School in Australia, Adrian Watson

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The Frequency of Implementation of Lasallian Pedagogy in Traditional College-Preparatory High Schools Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers in the United States, Kristopher White

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Successful African American Community College Students Perceptions on Sense of Belonging in Three California Community College Districts, Nicole Yvette Wise

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The leadership experiences of successful minority American women in financial services : a participatory study, Mai Yang

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A Self-Organizing Group Within a Hierarchical Organization, Sheila Yuter

Dissertations from 2010

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The implementation of connection prompts in building substantive engagement in the 2nd-grade classroom through book club conversations, Amy Alamar

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History in the making : narratives of selected Asian Pacific American women in leadership, Mary Almandrez

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A study of perceived leadership styles of seven Jesuit university presidents in México, Rubén Arceo

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A qualitative study of undergraduate students' approaches, perceptions, and use of online tools, David Armstrong

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Eliminating suffering through the birth of metta : a critical hermeneutic inquiry of the identity and ethical intention of selected monks of Burma, Beryl Banks

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A critical inquiry into the perspectives of African Americans who consider themselves equal to other U.S. citizens, Melba Beals

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An exploration of what attracts leaders to city manager positions and how city managers have adapted in their positions, Robert Bell

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Factors contributing to low performance among African American and Hispanic students on the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE), Zelda Brown

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Kindergarten teachers' perceptions of kindergarten readiness, Nancy Cappelloni

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Meta-analysis of the effectiveness of task-based interaction in form-focused instruction of adult learners in foreign and second language teaching, Marina Cobb

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Critical-thinking disposition and profile of critical-thinking disposition for postprofessional graduate athletic training students, Jon Cohen

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Globalization and development revealed in Starbucks and Wal-Mart's business practices in Shanghai, China : issues in restructuring society for ethical practices, Andrea Colangelo

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Political, emotional, powerful : the transformative influence of the Pin@y Educational Partnerships (PEP), Roderick Daus-Magbual

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Preparation in multicultural teacher education : perceptions of pre-service teachers and their professor in a teacher credentialing program, Marina Estupiñan

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The experience of Catholic gay and lesbian Catholic secondary school teachers within Northern California : a participatory action research study, James Everitt

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Instruction, perception, and reflection : beginning teachers' habits of mind, Sandra Fenderson

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Ties that bind : examing the effects of social exchange variables on turnover intentions among executives, Mary Francis

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Re-starting the conversation about race in academia : transcultural narratives in the lifeworld, Francisco Gamez

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Decolonization of the mind and spirit : healing strategies through Latin@ critical consciousness, Victor Garza

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The portrayal of Holocaust rescuers in children's literature, Karen Green

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Meta-analysis comparing student outcomes for National Board certified teachers and non-National Board certified teachers, Wendy Hacke

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Cooperating teachers : an investigation into their needs and training as mentors and supervisors of student teachers, Joy Hamilton

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Perceptions on factors affecting Latino students during the transfer admissions process from California Community Colleges to the California State University system, Andres Hernandez

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An investigation of California middle-grades teachers' knowledge of early adolescent development, Melina Johnson

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A mixed method case study : Bar-On EQ-i framework of emotional intelligence and the school leadership experiences of principals who completed an urban leadership program in Northern California, Jasvinder Kaur

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Living positively: narratives of forgiveness and imagination among women with HIV, Hamaseh Kianfar

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Interactions in a two-way immersion program : impact and challenges, Yoko Koki

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Professional and lay facilitators' perceptions of roles, goals, and strategies to promote social support and self-management in face-to-face support groups for adults with multiple sclerosis and myotonic muscular dystrophy, Leslie Krongold

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Community policing and leadership : perceptions of urban police chiefs, Daniel Lawson

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Examination of U.S. federal government equal employment opportunity discrimination complaints : what happens when historically marginalized groups file complaints against their employers?, Tyrone Long

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With an eye on we : a teacher research study of students using narrative inquiry to critique Mexican American history, Enrique Luna

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The effects of a self-regulation learning-strategies instructional program on middle-school students' use of learning strategies and study tools, self-efficacy, and history test performance, Elizabeth Lyons-Wagner

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A comparison of learning outcomes in a traditional lecture-based versus blended course module using a business simulation with high cognitive load, Stephen Morris

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The effects of using screencasting as a multimedia pre-training tool to manage the intrinsic cognitive load of chemical equilibrium instruction for advanced high school chemistry students, Ramsey Musallam

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Chosen traditions influencing tourism, policy-making, and curriculum in Lao People's Democratic Republic : a critical hermeneutic study in development, Laura Nelsen

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The role of Spanglish in the social and academic lives of second generation Latino students : students' and parents' perspectives, Araceli Osorio

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The artistic process in community development : disclosing cultural narrative and identity through art practices in Uganda, Maria Palmo

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African American college women in the San Francisco Bay Area : perceptions of Cross's nigrescence model and potential leadership style, Amber Picou-Broadnax

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The emplotment of human dignity and social responsibility : college health promotion comes of age in the time of AIDS, Raymond Quirolgico

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Community college transfer students' reflections of their needs, experiences, and persistence at a private four-year institution, Virginia Rios

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The impact of immersion programs upon undergraduate students of Jesuit colleges and universities, John Savard

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The impact of achievement goals on the help-seeking attitudes, perceptions, and behaviors of middle-school science students participating in inquiry-based education, Kimi Schmidt

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At the crossroads of learning and culture : identifying a construct for effective computer-assisted language learning for English language learners, Yun Shaw

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Choices and values in Catholic high school education : a study of parent decision making in the San Francisco Bay Area, Barry Thornton

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Investigating the academic motivations and social experiences of students from the People's Republic of China pursuing graduate degrees in the United States of America : a participatory study, Brad Washington

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Reading and the boy crisis : the effect of teacher book talks, interactive read-alouds, and students' unrestricted choice of books for independent reading on fifth-grade boys' reading attitude, reading self-efficacy, and amount of reading and fifth-grade teachers' reading beliefs and practices, Cheryl Wozniak

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A critical hermeneutic approach to Hmong leadership in the Lao PDR : horizons of forgiveness and action through imagination in community development, Chai Xiong

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Professional learning communities in elementary schools and how technologies are utilized, Sarah Zykanov

Dissertations from 2009

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Home and identity in Cambodia : implications of the revolution and internal turmoil of the 1970s on children's right to education, Nadine Agosta

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How do adolescent students experience teacher-student interactions in a seventh grade classroom and how do those experiences affect their self-efficacy beliefs?, Katherine Sanjiyan Barg

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Children appropriating a new world of hope in Peru, Paraguay, and Haiti, Luis Enrique Bazan

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In search of music equity in an urban middle school, John Calloway

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Leadership and the other : ethical action through meaning in work, Rebecca L. Cisek

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A qualitative study of how writing is used in Catholic secondary schools to foster students' metacognitive skill development, Bonnie Jean Davis

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Career choice for doctoral students : a study of doctoral students in special education attenting colleges and universities in California, Max Elvin Driggs

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Nurse educators' implementation of concept mapping, case studies, and reflective-thinking exercises in undergraduate didactic nursing courses at baccalaureate schools of nursing, Danette Kathleen Dutra

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Administration practices of physical education teachers for the California Physical Fitness Test, Susan Lynn Eastham

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Dying in the shadows of the lowlands : illuminating the Lao malaria crisis through leadership and imagination, Edgar M. Ednacot

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Educational technology behaviors and expectations of students entering three dental programs : a bi-coastal study, Gwen (J. Gwendolyn) Essex

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Understanding as the ultimate medium to resolve mistrust : re-imagining a new narrative between the United States and Iran, Ali Goldoust

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The impact of practicing yoga on the organization : a study on stress reduction from the participants' perspectives, Tina Miao Hall

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A reality check : the expectations high school seniors have about their first year of college, Brian R. Harke

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High school English language arts teachers' conceptualizations of pedagogical content knowledge, Donna Hyatt Scarlett

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A qualitative exploration of professional development for beginning principals in K-8 Catholic education in the San Francisco Bay Area, Sandra Elizabeth Jewett-Ramirez

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A Critical Hermeneutic Approach to Understanding Experiences of Selected Afghan-Muslim-American Leaders Post-9/11 in the Diverse Bay Area, Belal A. Kaifi

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Worlds of difference revealed through college students' international service : a narrative inquiry in identity, leadership, and ethical action, Faith Kazmi

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Student perceptions of the higher education transfer process from two-year to four-year institutions : a qualitative study viewed through the lenses of student departure, social network, and complexity theories, Kevin Matthew Kelly

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The teller's tale : the role of the storyteller in the life of the story, Rachel Cummings Klein

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Voices from the forest : leadership revealed through care, shared understanding, and imagination, Don Kraft

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Surviving the Arctic : narrative identity of foreign women in Norway, Tamar Davis Larsen

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The Lao language-- Our own world to fall back on" : Lao American students' critical reflections on heritage language maintenance and loss, Khonepheth Lily Liemthongsamout

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Unkept promises : a critical analysis of hope disclosed in narratives of African American male youth living in group homes, Shadrach Linscomb

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A qualitative study of an E-commerce organization in transition, Steven C. Lopez

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Seeking refuge in urban America : refugee students in an international public high school in California, Nabila Massoumi

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Appropriating the unspoken text : development discourse and Hmong women in Lao People's Democratic Republic, Kimberly C. Mendonca

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The organization in front of the text : a critical hermeneutic inquiry in employee policy appropriation, Marisa B. Michaels

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Relationship between self-care and knowledge levels among adults with congenital heart disease, Valerie Ann Miller Bosco

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Latino students' experiences in comprehensive and continuation high schools, Maria Rosa Navarro

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Correlational analysis of adult students' self-directed learning readiness, affective learning outcomes, prior electronic learning experience, and age in hybrid and online course-delivery formats, Gleb Nikitenko

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Nursing student and faculty perceptions of the characteristics of effective instructors in the simulated clinical experience, Bridget Parsh

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Transformational leadership practices at a Northern California winery, Brian Douglas Phifer

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Tradition and change in urban China : a critical hermeneutic inquiry of language, culture and identity in Shanghai, Amy E. Pierovich

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African American males' perceptions of factors that contribute to high school completion, Samantha Marilyn Rainer

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Organizational change and strategic schooling for English language learners : a case study, Silvia Ramirez

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"So there we were--" : the stories told by chief petty officers in the United States Navy, explored through a complexity lens, Patricia Joanne Reily