UNI Theses/Dissertations Related to JCCL Research Topics

 

This collection contains theses and dissertations related to the Jacobson Center for Comprehensive Literacy research foci written by UNI graduate students.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2022

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Lexile levels and their value to public school teachers, Kristin Schumacher Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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The effects of book club participation on reading comprehension in children with disabilities, Elizabeth Ann Kosmicki Open Access Thesis

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Student variables and teacher perceptions: Examining the decline of reading proficiency at sixth grade, Jo Ellen Latham Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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A case study analyzing the traits, programs, actions, and beliefs necessary to overcome the correlative relationship between high free and reduced lunch rates and low standardized test scores, John Speer Open Access Dissertation

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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

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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)

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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

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

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Self-study of my secondary reading workshop teaching practice: Struggling learners, literate identities and school absenteeism, Kayla Lynn Becker Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A survey of literacy instruction in public preschool programs in Iowa, Anne Marie Berthelsen Open Access Thesis

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A selective annotated bibliography of materials recommended for junior high classrooms regarding resistance during the Holocaust, Katharine Mulfinger Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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101 books for youth that feature hunters & hunting, Leann Seddon Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Student-centered literacy instruction: An examination of an elementary teacher's experience, Carolyn Marie Wiezorek Open Access Dissertation

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Leadership distinctions : the impact of leadership on teachers of Second Chance Reading, Rebecca Sue Williams Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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The student achievement decline at sixth grade and the practices impacting achievement, Mary Cooksley Open Access Dissertation

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Is the coach ready for the game? A self-study of literacy coaching in a secondary school, Barbara J. Perry Open Access Dissertation

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The impact of Reading First on reading achievement scores in a midwestern elementary school, Julie Thomas Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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The effectiveness of colored overlays on reading achievement and attitudes toward reading for students with Scotopic Sensitive Syndrome, Hanan Ali Bagabas Open Access Dissertation

Theses/Dissertations from 2007

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A case study using guided reading and teacher read-alouds while monitoring English language learners' and native English speakers' reading achievement, Kelsey M. Baker Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 2006

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Family, child, teacher perceptions of what African American adult family members think and do to assist their elementary school-aged children to become better readers, Shadrack Gabriel Msengi Open Access Dissertation

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Teacher perceptions on professional study groups as an effective means to successful guided reading implementation, Melissa Kay Reimer Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 2004

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Educational change process: A case study of a rural school district's reading reform, Barbara M. Havel Bohach Open Access Dissertation

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Early Literacy And Making Sense In An Inclusive Preschool Classroom, Patresa A. Hartman Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 2003

Pedagogical content knowledge—content area reading strategies: An analysis between teacher education and student teaching, Janet Kehe Dissertation (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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Reading Recovery, Wendy C. Williams Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 2001

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Using Bibliotherapy To Increase Sharing In A Kindergarten Classroom, Carla Marie Eich Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 2000

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Effects of external rewards on elementary students' intrinsic motivation to read and reading achievement : an examination of a reading incentive program, Jennifer Deann Jacobson Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 1999

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The Relationship Between Phonemic Awareness and Preschool Children's Literacy Activities, Cheryl M. Geurts Open Access Thesis

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Circle of friends and attitudes toward children with ADHD and other disabilities, Joan E. McCrory Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 1995

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Cognitive rehabilitation in mild to moderate pediatric traumatic brain injury: Comparison of PQRST and think-aloud strategies, Kris Marie Franzen Open Access Thesis

Submissions from 1993

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Picture storybooks for speech communications curriculum and extracurricular activities: An annotated bibliography, Del Brink Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Classroom environment and teachers' beliefs: The effects of retention and transition room instruction on student reading achievement, Carla Rae Coleman Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 1992

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Reader-text match: The interactive effect of reader ability and text difficulty on comprehension monitoring, Kathryn Maelou Baxter Open Access Dissertation

Theses/Dissertations from 1991

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The implementation of naturalistic evaluation of reading comprehension: A descriptive study of first graders in a Chapter 1 reading program, Beth Ann Hardy Nordmeyer Open Access Thesis 1992 Award

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The effects of the use of a color code in graphic presentation and assessment on the reader's immediate recall and delayed retention, Peggy Ann Posekany Pruisner Open Access Dissertation

Theses/Dissertations from 1989

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Teacher-initiated whole language reading instruction in a skills-based school district: A self-report case study, Vicky Mashek-Smith Open Access Dissertation

Theses/Dissertations from 1988

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An analysis of historical studies of literacy standards from three epochs in American elementary education, Karen Elizabeth Stinson Hanus Open Access Dissertation

Theses/Dissertations from 1987

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The role of the Iowa elementary school principal in the school's reading program, Roberta L. Bodensteiner Open Access Dissertation

Theses/Dissertations from 1986

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The relationship between the WISC-R Digit Span and the K-ABC Sequential Processing Scale, and specific reading retardation, Joseph A. Bernard Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 1983

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The effects of sustained silent reading on low achieving second-grade readers' interaction with reading material, Margaret Rose Bartell Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 1981

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Evaluation of the Cedar Falls, Iowa Title I reading program in grades two, three, four: With an emphasis on comprehension instruction, Katherine Dyke Beebe Open Access Thesis

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The effects of a modified language experience cloze approach upon the comprehension scores of seventh grade developmental reading students, Nancy Dykstra Russell Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 1980

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A Comparison of Formal Operational Thinking Ability With Reading Ability and Critical Thinking Ability for Tenth Grade Students, Theresa Jill Cecil Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 1979

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Prediction of Reading Achievement Using Conservation Performance, Jann Moser Bowlus Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 1967

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An Investigation of the Relationship Between Reading Ability and Performance on the Red Glass Test, Ann Mary Dunbar Open Access Thesis