April 19, 2013

Upcoming Dissertation Seminars

The Scholarly Community is cordially invited to share the final oral dissertation presentation by

Shawna Petersen-Brown

in partial fulfillment of requirements for the PhD in Educational Psychology, a thesis submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School of the University of Minnesota

Enhancing Maintenance and Generalization of Incremental Rehearsal through Theory-based Modifications

Thursday, April 25
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
10 Education Sciences Building

COMMITTEE:
Professor Jennifer McComas, chair
Professor Matthew Burns, adviser
Professor Kristen McMaster
Professor Jim Ysseldyke
Professor Sashank Varma

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The Scholarly Community is cordially invited to share the final oral dissertation presentation by

Mark Rose Lewis

in partial fulfillment of requirements for the PhD in Educational Psychology, a thesis submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School of the University of Minnesota

Using Testing to Potentiate Learning from Expository Texts

Monday, May 6
12:00- 1:00 p.m.
250J Education Sciences Building

COMMITTEE:
Professor Jeanette Gundel, chair
Professor Sashank Varma, adviser
Professor Mark Davison
Professor Keisha Varma

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The Scholarly Community is cordially invited to share the final oral dissertation presentation by

Lyle Noisy Hawk

in partial fulfillment of requirements for the PhD in Educational Psychology, a thesis submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School of the University of Minnesota

Traditional Lakota Concept of Well-Being: A Qualitative Study

Monday, May 6
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
320 Education Sciences Building

COMMITTEE:
Professor Geoffrey Maruyama, chair
Professor Sherri Turner, adviser
Professor Susan Rose
Professor Jeylan Mortimer

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The Scholarly Community is cordially invited to share the final oral dissertation presentation by

Sarah Scholin

in partial fulfillment of requirements for the PhD in Educational Psychology, a thesis submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School of the University of Minnesota

Direct and Indirect Effects of Textbook Modality on Adolescents' Reading Comprehension and Engagement

Tuesday, May 7
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
10 Education Sciences Building

COMMITTEE:
Professor Mark Davison, chair
Professor Matthew Burns, adviser
Professor Sandra Christenson
Professor David O'Brien

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The Scholarly Community is cordially invited to share the final oral dissertation presentation by

Christopher Desjardins

in partial fulfillment of requirements for the PhD in Educational Psychology, a thesis submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School of the University of Minnesota

Evaluating the Performance of Two Competing Models of School Suspension Under Simulation: The Zero-inflated Negative Binomial and the Negative Binomial Hurdle

Friday, May 10
11:00 a.m. - noon
330 Education Sciences Building

COMMITTEE:
Professor Mark Davison, chair
Professor Michael Harwell,co-adviser
Professor Adam Rothman, co-adviser
Professor Ernest Davenport

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The Scholarly Community is cordially invited to share the final oral dissertation presentation by

Naomi Rahn

in partial fulfillment of requirements for the PhD in Educational Psychology, a thesis submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School of the University of Minnesota

A Comparison of Word Learning a 3-Year-Old Children At-risk for Language and Literacy Difficulties in Two Conditions: Dialogic Reading and Activity-based Intervention

Tuesday, May 14
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
320 Education Sciences Building

COMMITTEE:
Professor Kristen McMaster, chair
Professor Scott McConnell, adviser
Professor Frank Symons
Professor Joe Reichle
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The Scholarly Community is cordially invited to share the final oral dissertation presentation by

Okan Bulut

in partial fulfillment of requirements for the PhD in Educational Psychology, a thesis submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School of the University of Minnesota

Between-Person and Within-Person Subscore Reliability: Comparison of Unidimensional and Multidimensional IRT Models

Tuesday, May 14
11:00 am. - noon.
330 Education Sciences Building

COMMITTEE:
Professor Mark Davison, chair
Professor Michael Rodriguez, adviser
Professor Ernest Davenport
Professor David Weiss

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The Scholarly Community is cordially invited to share the final oral dissertation presentation by

Peter Nelson

in partial fulfillment of requirements for the PhD in Educational Psychology, a thesis submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School of the University of Minnesota

Student Perceptions of the Classroom Environment: Actionable Feedback as a Catalyst for Instructional Change

Wednesday, May 15
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
325 Education Sciences Building

COMMITTEE:
Professor Theodore Christ, chair
Professor Jim Ysseldyke, adviser
Professor Amanda Sullivan
Professor Lori Helman
Professor Debra Peterson

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The Scholarly Community is cordially invited to share the final oral dissertation presentation by

Cengiz Zopluoglu

in partial fulfillment of requirements for the PhD in Educational Psychology, a thesis submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School of the University of Minnesota

Assessing Dimensionality of Latent Structures Underlying Dichotomous Item Response Data with Imperfect Models

Friday, May 17
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
10 Education Sciences Building

COMMITTEE:
Professor Michael Rodriguez, chair
Professor Ernest Davenport, adviser
Professor Mark Davison
Professor Niels Waller
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The Scholarly Community is cordially invited to share the final oral dissertation presentation by

Amanuel Medhanie

in partial fulfillment of requirements for the PhD in Educational Psychology, a thesis submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School of the University of Minnesota

The Robustness of Multilevel Multiple Imputation for Handling Missing Data in Hierarchical Linear Models

Monday, May 20
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
330 Education Sciences Building

COMMITTEE:
Professor Ernest Davenport, chair
Professor Michael Harwell, adviser
Professor Michael Rodriguez
Professor Thomas Post
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The Scholarly Community is cordially invited to share the final oral dissertation presentation by

Ju-Ping Huang

in partial fulfillment of requirements for the PhD in Educational Psychology, a thesis submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School of the University of Minnesota

The Unique Challenges in Counseling Infertile Individuals and Couples

Tuesday, May 21
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
10 Education Sciences Building

COMMITTEE:
Professor Michael Goh, chair
Professor Kay Herting Wahl, adviser
Professor Thomas Skovholt
Professor LInda Burns
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The Scholarly Community is cordially invited to share the final oral dissertation presentation by

Breanne Byiers

in partial fulfillment of requirements for the PhD in Educational Psychology, a thesis submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School of the University of Minnesota

Functional Communication Training in Rett Syndrome

Monday, June 3
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
330 Education Sciences Building

COMMITTEE:
Professor Susan Hupp, chair
Professor Frank Symons, adviser
Professor Michael Rodriquez
Professor Joe Reichle
Professor Arthur Beisang

Posted by kwalter at April 19, 2013 3:21 PM