Graduate Student Research

Graduate Student Research

 

A collection of Graduate Student Research by students in the College of Education.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Preservice special education teachers' perceptions of their knowledge and skills of augmentative and alternative communication, Rashed A. Aldabas Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Using Contents and Containers to investigate problem solving strategies among toddlers, Zaid Alkouri Open Access Dissertation

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Saudi Arabian mothers of children with sickle cell disease as givers of social support, Fatimah Sameer Alrubh Open Access Thesis

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Using one-to-one computing for differentiated instruction in Iowa: An investigation of the impact of teachers' perceptions of teaching and learning, Jodi A. Bermel Open Access Dissertation

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Comparison of three base stealing techniques in Division I collegiate baseball players, Sean Boss Open Access Thesis

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Differences in landing impulses between the traditional and swing blocking style in volleyball, Jana Geertruida Braakhuis Open Access Thesis

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Evaluating the ability of a synthetic model knee to mimic varying degrees of anterior cruciate ligament integrity, Megan P. Brady Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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The effects of digital storytelling on student motivation and student engagement, Robyn Bredvick Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Supporting reading curriculum without restricting access to library materials: Resources for teacher librarians, Tricia Carty Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The effect of participating on service trips on community engagement and student development, Kristofer M. Czerwiec Open Access Thesis

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Female athletes' perceptions towards alcohol and performance: a psychological approach, Stephanie Dalmacio Open Access Thesis

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Fogging practices of Iowa counties for mosquito abatement, Alex Jay Davey Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The effect of ice bag application on musculoskeletal pain during application, Daniel John Drees Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Adolescents' self-disclosure and risk-taking online, Rachel Ellingson Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Exploring effective classroom management techniques in a 1:1 classroom setting, Kenton Engels Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Examining aided input intervention in a classroom setting for children labeled with significant disabilities, Jennifer L. Flores Open Access Dissertation

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Female sexuality in current young adult literature, Joanna M. Freking-Smith Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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An investigation of prosocial and health risk behaviors as predictors of academic motivation, Tess Garceau Open Access Thesis

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A follow-up of patient reported outcomes in chronic plantar heel pain participants treated with Graston Technique: A mixed methods approach, Troy Richard Garrett Open Access Dissertation

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A qualitative study of the perceptions of public school teachers and administrators on the teachers' association and the collective bargaining process in an Iowa urban school setting, Eric J. Gjerde Open Access Dissertation

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Readers' advisory program for non proficient readers, Lisa Gogel Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Promoting bullying prevention and intervention through forgiveness education, Amy Gregory Open Access Thesis

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A selective annotated list of reading promotion events recommended for elementary students, Nicole Nadine Guldager Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A twist on happily ever after : Fractured fairy tales for young adults, Kathryn Hale Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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E-readers and struggling middle school readers, Abigail L. Hendrickson Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Content analysis of two libraries resources for supporting primary economics instruction, Lindsey J. Hilts Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Syntactic structures in dialogue: The role of influence, Brenda Ellen Hite Open Access Thesis

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Self-management of cognitive load in children: Exploring effective strategies by manipulating informational text, Marcus J. Hora Open Access Thesis

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The effectiveness of a Sunshine Circle in a kindergarten classroom as a classroom based interactive play group, Emerald Kissinger Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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An examination of the perceptions of the IEP process as a team plans for the potential reintegration of a student from an alternative setting to the resident district, Sarah J. Knudsen Open Access Dissertation

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The immediate effects of thearapeutic taping on musculoskeletal pain, Aaron Michael Krejci Open Access Thesis

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Campus recreation and its impact on grade point average and retention rates, Kristina M. Leen Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Online audiobook reference guide for Iowa elementary school librarians, Kerry LeWarne Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The effect of intermittent pneumatic compression on the management of pain associated with delayed onset muscle soreness, Ashley Kay Lindahl Open Access Thesis

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Makerspaces and the Iowa Core: Connections in a high school library, Tracie Marshall Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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After-school success: Associations between youth participants and youth outcomes, Dana Miller Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Belief and practice: A self-study, Jamie Marie Nelson Open Access Thesis

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Preservice and practicing teacher science inquiry projects: An analysis of their understanding of the inquiry process, Benjamin D. Olsen Open Access Dissertation

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The role of rhythm step on pro-agility test performance in Division I football players, Panayiotis Papadopoulos Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The need for a teacher librarian to take a leadership role in the implementation of supplemental reading program initiatives to achieve desired student outcomes, Mindy M. Reimer Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Biomechanical differences in the weightlifting snatch between successful and unsuccessful lifts, Jack Rummells Open Access Thesis

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Mothers-to-mothers health promotion model: Evaluating long-term impact of a cascading approach to health promotion in Mozambique, Halkeno Terfasa Tura Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Pride and motivational tendencies in Division I athletes after injury, Andrew George Vereen Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Perfectionism and fear of failure in relation to injury occurence and rehabilitation behaviors, Pamela Jean Westendorf Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Perceptions and effects concerning the Reading for Meaning strategy among sixth and eighth grade readers at-risk, Patrice Winkel Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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"Joy for what it is": Narratives of two mothers on raising their children with disabilities, Zeina H. Yousof Open Access Dissertation

Submissions from 2015

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Alternative therapy for sickle cell disease, Huda Alsultan Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The 21st century school teacher librarian: Trends in the Iowa school library survey data over the last decade, Emily Baltes Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Active landing velocity: "pawing motion", Erin Dean Blind Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The return on investment from comprehensive worksite health promotion programs, Kayla Nicole Blocker Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Partnership: UNI tutors and families, Melissa Blohm Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The downside of being up: The blight of the nonprofit pedestal, Jamie Branch Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Gender differences in social support during injury rehabilitation, Chelsey Ann Bruns Open Access Thesis

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The 1930s: The Great Depression and beyond ; an annotated bibliography, Tydra Corbin Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The acute effects of multiple resisted sled-pull loads on subsequent sprint-running performances, Carl Stephen Crouse Open Access Thesis

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The impact of school library circulation policy change: A case study, Kristen Downes Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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The impact of student organizations on the development of core competencies, Stanley Somtochukwu Ebede Open Access Thesis

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Implementation of the environmental issues instruction model by elementary teachers, Barbara Ann Ehlers Open Access Dissertation

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Middle school leisure reading selection: Influences during selection and implications for school library programs, Jessica A. Elliot Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The variation of center of mass excursion within and between innings and its relationship to pitched ball velocity in collegiate softball players, Leah Renee Embrey Open Access Thesis

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An annotated bibliography of materials recommended for middle school classrooms regarding the multiple perspectives on the causes of the American Civil War, Emma Folland Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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ELA teacher perceptions of the school librarian's role in standards implementation, Franny Frey Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Coaching for independence, self-regulation, and transfer: A qualitative journey of an elementary literacy coach's practice, Staci Kim Friest Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Factors supporting teacher resilience in a charter school serving high-risk students: A research proposal, Molly M. Hackett Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Genrifying the school library's fiction collection, Andrea Hora Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Positive behavior supports in high schools, Molly Nicole Johansen Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A ten year retrospective longitudinal quantitative study of the University of Northern Iowa Classic Upward Bound program, Wilfred M. Johnson Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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The use of marketing in nonprofit organizations, Elizabeth Kehret Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Do teacher judgment accuracy and teacher feedback predict student achievement in elementary and middle-school science?, Mason Albert Kuhn Open Access Dissertation

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Clinical field experiences: elementary classroom teachers' perceptions of the benefits and barriers of mentoring pre-service teachers in an elementary classroom, Amy Kathleen Lockhart Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Generational characteristics: How do we all play together, Jessica L. Malcheff Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Perceived effects of family status changes on male collegiate outdoor recreation coordinators, Andrew K. Martin Open Access Dissertation

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The ongoing faculty development system: A case study exploring content methods teacher education faculty technological, pedagogical, content knowledge development, Daniel James Mourlam Open Access Dissertation

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Constraints to leisure participation within the Bosnian population in a small Midwestern community, Aldin Muhamedagic Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Poverty and homelessness : A content analysis of children's nonfiction literature, Christine Newell Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Collegiate athletes' perceptions of social support and athletic trainer-coach conflict, Nathan Newman Open Access Dissertation

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The right fit: Contributing factors to the effectiveness of the dual role superintendent/principal model, Matthew Paul O'Loughlin Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Factors influencing successful planning and implementation and employee participation in worksite wellness programs, Amanda Ramthun Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Lifeguard fitness readiness: Certification vs. qualification, Jacob Rasmussen Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Pedagogical reasoning of pre-service teachers: Juggling priorities and managing resources, Jennifer Lynn Rasmussen Open Access Dissertation

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Hair stylists' reflections on their role as lay health educators: A qualitative analysis, Addie Jo Rasmusson Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The role of compliance during in-season training on self-selected training intensity in Division-I FCS college football players, Frank Romanazzi Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A study for comprehensive and collaborative relationships: Partnering public schools and nonprofit outdoor programs, Nicole Rottinghaus Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Teacher librarians & literacy coaches: Their roles in reading support, Nicole N. Ruthaivilavan Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Nonprofit marketing strategies for small organizations, Emily Saveraid Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Student achievement in the area of inquiry learning with the implementation of 1:1 iPads, Denise Shekleton Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Strength in numbers: collaborating to support nonprofit advocacy, Emily J. Shields Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A preliminary investigation of the relationship between direct behavior rating and the Conners 3 teacher rating scale - short form, Jessica Stodden Stumme Open Access Thesis

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The early implementation of a teacher leadership and compensation system in a selected Iowa public school as codified by House File 215, Anthony Dale Voss Open Access Dissertation

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Special education evaluations: appropriate methods and measures for use with English language learners, Jennifer Waterman Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Sustainable microfinancing: improving microenterprise's traditional measures of success, Stephen R. Watson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A comparison of hip and knee torques produced during a maximal effort full and partial back squat, Jordan Alexander Williams Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Examining the effectiveness of using an iPad-based video modeling plus video prompting package to teach conversation skills to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Mohammed M. Alzayer Open Access Dissertation

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SWPBIS, behavior patterns, and the discipline gap, Sean Christopher Austin Open Access Thesis

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Reducing child neglect in Linn County Iowa utilizing the public health model, Jennifer April Barnett Open Access Thesis

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Influencing incoming fourth graders' reading habits through a summer literature circle: A case study, Brandy E. Bingman Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Relationship between weight-related teasing and levels of physical activity, Piroska Boros Open Access Thesis

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They, those, and other pronouns used to describe them: A qualitative study of the lived experiences of the African American girls in the Girls to Women group, Amber Nicole Boyd Open Access Dissertation

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Overhand throwing: overuse injury analysis, Peter Z. Broome Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Assessing the added value of the Blue Zones designation on employee health status, Ashton DeMoss Thesis (UNI Access Only)