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Educational Psychology Dissertations

Here is a link to the University Digital Conservancy collection of recent dissertations in Educational Psychology completed here at the University of Minnesota in the College of Education and Human Development: 


It's great to see the terrific work completed by U of M graduates!  Laurel

OLPD EdPa dissertations

Hi -- Here is a link that will take you recent U of M Educational Policy and Administration completed dissertations. 

EdPa dissertations in the University Digital Conservancy

In the past I posted direct links to each dissertation but it appears that this link will lead to the list.  Laurel

EdPsy dissertations at the U of M

Here is a listing of recent Educational Psychology dissertations found in our University Digital Conservancy:

Examining three types of correctional feedback about errors in mechanics and grammar in students with writing difficulties in grades 4-8.
Du, Xiaoqing

The role of social class models in the relationship between socioeconomic status and academic achievement.
Lee, Kyoungwon

Moral judgment, role concepts, and empathic response as predictors of dental student clinical effectiveness.

Monson, Verna

A validation study of the Korean version of the Minnesota Self-Determination Scales (K-MSDS) for adults with intellectual disabilities.

Cho, Jaehyun

General outcome measures of beginning handwriting development.

Bradfield, Tracy Artemis

Predictors of behavioral problems for students with high-incidence disabilities
Chen, Chin-Chih

Runaway youth: predictors of family reunification
Kaewchinda, Marid

A phenomenological study of the coming out experiences of gay and lesbian Hmong.
Yang, Pahoua K.

Women's friendship dissolution: A qualitative study
Jalma, Katie S.

American Indian Vietnam combat veterans: how out-of-home placement and having a veteran primary care giver are associated with features and symptoms of trauma.
Yaekel-Black Elk, Julie Kay

The mental health sequelae and treatment of massive community violence in West Africa
Hess, Daniel Burton

Comparison of concurrent and separate multidimensional IRT linking of item parameters.
Simon, Mayuko Kanada

The Role of Spirituality in the Ongoing Recovery Process of Female Sexual Abuse Survivors
Houg, Bonnie Louise

Pragmatic and dialectic mixed method approaches: an empirical comparison
Betzner, Anne E.

It's great to see so much terrific work completed here at the U of M! Laurel


EdPa dissertations

Hi -- Here are a few more links to recent EdPa dissertationsMore are in an early blog entry!

Title: The lived experiences of lesbian/Gay/[bisexual/transgender] educational leaders.

Authors: Denton, Mary Jean

Title:  Ji-AAnjichigeyang 'to change the way we do things' retention of American Indian students in teacher education.

Authors: Bergstrom, Amy A.

EdPsy dissertations

Here are some recent examples of EdPsy dissertations (Educational Psychology) from the University Digital Conservancy (UDC):


Title:  Moral judgment, role concepts, and empathic response as predictors of dental student clinical effectiveness.

Authors:  Monson, Verna

Title: A validation study of the Korean version of the Minnesota Self-Determination Scales (K-MSDS) for adults with intellectual disabilities.

Authors:  Cho, Jaehyun

Title: General outcome measures of beginning handwriting development.

Authors:  Bradfield, Tracy Artemis


EdPa dissertations

Here are some examples of recent EdPa dissertations ( Educational Policy and Administration) from the University Digital Conservancy (UDC):


Title: International sojourns and acquired disabilities as intercultural experiences: a journey of personal transformation.

Authors: Voigts, Jessica

Title: Are our efforts worthwhile? international students' perceptions of a project-based program designed to internationaize higher education.

Authors:  Chaparro, Debra Payne

Title:  Assessing the intercultural sensitivity of elementary teachers in bilingual schools in a Texas school district.

Authors:  Bayles, Peggy Porterfield

Title: Educators' understandings of white privilege and its impact on professional roles.

Authors: Mitchell, Lorraine Marie

Title:  Analysis of the relationship between internationalization and the quality of higher education.

Authors:  Jang, Ji-Yeung

Title: Diminished aspiration: women central office administrators and the superintendency.

Authors:  Ottino, Krista Leigh

Title:  An analysis of the relationship between K-5 elementary school teachers' perceptions of principal instructional leadership and their science teaching efficacy.

Authors: Clark, Ian

Title: Teacher perceptions of the influence of principal instructional leadership on school culture: a case study of the American Embassy School in New Delhi, India.

Authors: DuPont, Jonathan Payne

Title:  Perceptions of gender and leader emergence in virtual groups.

Authors:  Shollenberger, Sindie Lynn



Would you like to browse recent U of M dissertations?  Our dissertation collection has gone digital!

The University Digital Conservancy (UDC) offers access to most recent U of M dissertations. 

UDC Dissertation Collection

We also subscribe to Digital Dissertations.  (Proquest Dissertations & Theses)

You can find information about dissertations from many schools in the U.S. and world.   U of M dissertations and those from other Big 10 schools can be downloaded from 1997-.

Paper copies of many older U of M dissertations are kept in Wilson Library and the MLAC storage facility.  Search MNCAT by the author name or dissertation title to find the location information.

If we don't have a copy of a dissertation available, we may be able to borrow a copy for you using Interlibrary Loan


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