2008 Educational Psychology Dissertations

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Betzner, Anne E. (2008). Pragmatic and dialectic mixed method approaches: An empirical comparison. Ph.D., Quantitative Methods in Education. Advisor(s): Frances Lawrenz. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/46961.

Bottsford-Miller, Nicole A. (2008). A cross-sectional study of reported inconsistency in accommodation use in the classroom and standardized test settings for elementary and middle school students with disabilities. Ph.D., School Psychology. Advisor(s): Sandra Christenson.

Braun, Nora M. (2008). The effect of student interaction on group performance in asynchronous learning environments. Ph.D., Psychological Foundations. Advisor(s): William Bart.

Cadigan, Karen J. (2008). Specificity in measuring preschoolers' phonological skills. Ph.D., School Psychology. Advisor(s): Scott McConnell.

Chen, Chin-Chih. (2008). Predictors of behavioral problems for students with high-incidence disabilities. Ph.D., Special Education. Advisor(s): Frank Symons. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/46995.

Duran, Lillian K. (2008). An analysis of verbal interactions during dialogic reading with Spanish-speaking children enrolled in a Head Start home visiting program. Ph.D., Special Education. Advisor(s): Scott R. McConnell.

Greenseid, Lija O. (2008). Using citation analysis methods to assess the influence of STEM education evaluation. Ph.D., Quantitative Methods in Education. Advisor(s): Frances Lawrenz. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/61709.

Hall, Sara K. (2008). Children's emergent literacy and phonological awareness: What is the role of the home literacy environment? Ph.D., School Psychology. Advisor(s): Scott R. McConnell.

Hess, Daniel B. (2008). The mental health sequelae and treatment of massive community violence in West Africa. Ph.D., CSPP. Advisor(s): Michael P. Goh. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/47079.

Houg, Bonnie L. (2008). The role of spirituality in the ongoing recovery process of female sexual abuse survivors. Ph.D., CSPP. Advisor(s): Patricia McCarthy Veach. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/46810.

Jalma, Katie S. (2008). Women's friendship dissolution: A qualitative study. Ph.D., CSPP. Advisor(s): John L. Romano. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/47085.

Jorczak, Robert L. (2008). The effects of task characteristics on higher-order learning in online collaborative learning. Ph.D., Psychological Foundations. Advisor(s): Robert D. Tennyson.

Kaewchinda, Marid. (2008). Runaway youth: Predictors of family reunification. Ph.D., CSPP. Advisor(s): Sherri L. Turner and John L. Romano. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/47095.

Koch, Julie M. (2008). Effects of an early elementary school counseling intervention on academic achievement, behavior and school climate. Ph.D., CSPP. Advisor(s): Not available.

Kody, Carli A. B. (2008). Mothers' and adolescent daughters' perceptions of communication about sex. Ph.D., CSPP. Advisor(s): Patricia M. Veach. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/62112.

Konheim Kalkstein, Yasmine L. (2008). Facilitation of Bayesian decision making. Ph.D., Psychological Foundations. Advisor(s): William Bart.

Lee, Elaine Y. L. (2008). A latent growth curve analysis of the impact of school mobility on the reading scores of poor and non-poor children in the U.S. Ph.D., Quantitative Foundations. Advisor(s): Frances Lawrenz.

Lofy, Laura J. (2008). The effects of a video self-modeling training program on the behavior management practices of parents. Ph.D., School Psychology. Advisor(s): Jennifer McComas.

Mayer, Amy M. (2008). Trust in the evaluator-client relationship. Ph.D., Psychological Foundations. Advisor(s): Frances Lawrenz and Joan Garfield. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/90701.

Scierka, Barbara J. (2008). Relation between curriculum-based writing measures and the causal coherence of text. Ph.D., Special Education. Advisor(s): Christine A. Espin.

Seifert, Kathleen L. (2008). The relative effects of reading interventions on reading and understanding from science text for high school students with learning disabilities. Ph.D., Special Education. Advisor(s): Not available.

Shinde, Satomi K. (2008). The evaluation of two methods of measuring pain expression in individuals with mental retardation and developmental disabilities. Ph.D., Special Education. Advisor(s): Frank J. Symons.

Silverman, Jennet. (2008). "There is always a path to success for every student:" Educator thinking patterns and inclusion at Parkview Primary Center. Ph.D., Psychological Foundations. Advisor(s): William Bart.

Simon, Mayuko K. (2008). Comparison of concurrent and separate Multidimensional IRT linking of item parameters. Ph.D., Quantitative Methods in Education. Advisor(s): Mark L. Davison. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/47767.

Ticha, Renata. (2008). The effects of pairing Curriculum-Based Measurement with a structured approach that includes providing instructional alternatives on teacher decision making and student achievement. Ph.D., Special Education. Advisor(s): Christine Espin.

Wagner, Angela R. (2008). Child-teacher interactions and early literacy development among at-risk preschool children. Ph.D., School Psychology. Advisor(s): Scott McConnell.

Washington, Daphne L. B. (2008). Multicultural counseling competencies and training perceptions of interns and training directors in university counseling center pre-doctoral psychology internship programs. Ph.D., CSPP. Advisor(s): John L. Romano.

Wayman, Miya M. (2008). The validity of isolated word reading and passage reading as predictors of grade 3 reading achievement: A longitudinal study. Ph.D., Special Education. Advisor(s): Stanley L. Deno.

White, Mary J. (2008). Causality in embodied theories of text comprehension. Ph.D., Psychological Foundations. Advisor(s): Not available.

Whitehouse, Elizabeth M. (2008). Family involvement in school: Family and teacher perceptions and effects on student performance. Ph.D., School Psychology. Advisor(s): Sandra L. Christenson.

Willcutt, Jennifer R. (2008). A comparison of academically-successful struggling adult readers' and academically-successful non-struggling adult readers' fluency skills: Implications for college reading instruction. Ph.D., Psychological Foundations. Advisor(s): S. Jay Samuels. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/91714.

Wyttenbach, Denise C. (2008). Relationship of parental attachment and identity status to college student adjustment. Ph.D., CSPP. Advisor(s): John L. Romano.

Yaekel-Black Elk, Julie K. (2008). 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.

Ph.D., CSPP. Advisor(s): Sherri L. Turner. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/47845.

Yang, Pahoua K. (2008). A phenomenological study of the coming out experiences of gay and lesbian Hmong. Ph.D., CSPP. Advisor(s): Michael P. Goh. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/47847.>

Yeo, Seungsoo. (2008). Relation between 1-minute CBM reading aloud measure and reading comprehension tests: A multilevel meta-analysis. Ph.D., Special Education. Advisor(s): Christine Ann Espin. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/47844.

2009 Educational Psychology Dissertatons

Educational Psychology Dissertations with links to the full-text in the UDC: University Digital Conservancy

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Banerjee-Stevens, Devjani. (2009). Critical incidents in the identity development of second-generation South Asian women. Ph.D., CSPP. Advisor(s): Michael P. Goh. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/53351.

Bemel, Cheryl S. (2009). The effect of small learning communities on indicators of student progress. Ph.D., School Psychology Advisor(s): Sandra L. Christenson and Christ J. Theorore. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/54279.

Bradfield, Tracy A. (2009). General outcome measures of beginning handwriting development. Ph.D., Special Education. Advisor(s): Scott R. McConnell. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/49159.

Cho, Jaehyun. (2009). A validation study of the Korean version of the Minnesota Self-Determination Scales (K-MSDS) for adults with intellectual disabilities. Ph.D., Special Education. Advisor(s): Susan Rose and Susan C. Hupp. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/47898.

Cote, Erin M. (2009). Teaching children with Asperger's syndrome to respond to I-You, Here-There, and Now-Then perspectives-taking frames. Ph.D., Special Education. Advisor(s): Jennifer J. McComas and LeAnne D. Johnson. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/54163.

Du, Xiaoqing. (2009). Examining three types of correctional feedback about errors in mechanics and grammar in students with writing difficulties in grades 4--8. Ph.D., Special Education. Advisor(s): Christine A. Espin. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/51977.

Gaillard, Philippe R. (2009). Evaluating the assumption of homogeneity of variance via equivalence testing. Ph.D., Psychological Foundations. Advisor(s): Michael C. Rodriguez. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/53459

Gaitan, Peggy E. (2009). Teacher burnout factors as predictors of adherence to behavioral intervention. Ph.D., Special Education. Advisor(s): Jennifer J. McComas. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/58332.

Ghazi-Moghadam, Saba. (2009). A qualitative study of the perceived attitudes toward counseling and effective counseling practices in working with clients of Iranian origin. Ph.D., CSPP. Advisor(s): Michael P. Goh. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/57460.

Han, Insoon. (2009). Evidence-based reading instruction for English language learners in preschool through sixth grades: A meta-analysis of group design studies. Ph.D., Special Education. Advisor(s): Kristen L. McMaster. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/54192.

Hollman, Alisha K. (2009). The effects of progress monitoring and consultation on emergent literacy performance as measured by the Individual Growth and Development Indicators. Ph.D., School Psychology. Advisor(s): Scott McConnell and Joe Reichle. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/54208.

Jacoby, Scott M. (2009). Impact of relationship characteristics on the sexual and mental health of HIV-positive men who have sex with men. Ph.D., CSPP. Advisor(s): Eli Coleman and Thomas Skovholt.

Kato, Kentaro. (2009). Improving efficiency of cognitive diagnosis by using diagnostic items and adaptive testing. Ph.D., Quantitative Methods in Education. Advisor(s): William M. Bart. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/57169.

Lee, Kyoungwon. (2009). The role of social class models in the relationship between socioeconomic status and academic achievement. Ph.D., Quantitative Methods in Education. Advisor(s): Michael Harwell. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/52307.

Leonard, Nicholas G. (2009). Predictors of mental health service utilization among Minnesota high school students. Ph.D., School Psychology. Advisor(s): Sandra Christenson. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/56745.

Mahlke, Amy G. (2009). Does systematic miscue analysis explain variance in struggling readers' oral reading proficiency. Ph.D., Special Education Advisor(s): Kristen McMaster.

Monson, Verna. (2009). Moral judgment, role concepts, and empathic response as predictors of dental student clinical effectiveness. Ph.D., Psychological Foundations. Advisor(s): Muriel J. Bebeau and David W. Johnson. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/48026.

Peper, Christine R. (2009). Examining the reliability and validity of a self-determination assessment for transition planning. Ph.D., Special Education. Advisor(s): Kristen McMaster and Stan Deno. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/56807.

Pierce, Rebecca. (2009). Online peer collaboration: Teachers supporting each other's instructional use of CBM data. Ph.D., Special Education. Advisor(s): Kristen McMaster. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/55910.

Russ, Suzanne L. (2009). Identity relativity: Linking stereotype threat and social comparison as parallel processes. Ph.D., Psychological Foundations. Advisor(s): David W. Johnson and Geoffrey Maruyama. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/56866.

Shryack, Jessica. (2009). The structure of virtue: An empirical investigation. Ph.D., Psychological Foundations. Advisor(s): William Bart and David W. Johnson. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/56963.

Skaar, Nicole R. (2009). Development of the Adolescent Exploratory and Risk Behavior Rating Scale. Ph.D., School Psychology. Advisor(s): Theodore Christ and Sandra Christenson. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/53807.

Tan, Chee S. (2009). An exploratory study of the relationships between teachers' general attributions, specific attributions for reading difficulties and treatment. Ph.D., School Psychology. Advisor(s): James Ysseldyke. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/53813.

Trotter, Michelle J. (2009). Effects of participation in a Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction program on college students' psychological well-being. Ph.D., CSPP. Advisor(s): Thomas M. Skovholt.

Tung, Ling-Hsuan. (2009). Choosing to forgive: An experiment study of factors that affect forgiving. Ph.D., CSPP. Advisor(s): Thomas J. Hummel.

Varro, Patrick J. (2009). Academic-based after school programming: A matched pairs follow-up study. Ph.D., School Psychology. Advisor(s): James Ysseldyke and Kyla Wahlstrom. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/58023.

Videen, Cheryl A. (2009). Longitudinal look at student achievement and psychological engagement. Ph.D., Psychological Foundations. Advisor(s): Geoffrey Maruyama. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/59031.

Zahm, Kimberly W. (2009). From graduate to seasoned practitioner: A qualitative investigation of genetic counselor professional development. Ph.D., CSPP. Advisor(s): Patricia McCarthy Veach. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/53878.

2010 Educational Psychology Dissertations

Educational Psychology Dissertations with links to the full-text in the UDC: University Digital Conservancy

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Brockel, Magdalena R. (2010). Accountability, adequate yearly progress, and evidence-based interventions: Are the needs of students with disabilities being addressed? Ph.D., School Psychology. Advisor(s): James E. Ysseldyke.

Cichy, Bryan E. (2010). The effects of African American and European American males' behavior styles on preservice teachers' ratings of acceptability, achievement, and aggression. Ph.D., Special Education. Advisor(s): Susan Rose. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/99485.

Conkel Ziebell, Julia L. (2010). Promoting viable career choice goals through career decision-making self-efficacy and career maturity in inner-city high school students: A test of social cognitive career theory. Ph.D., CSPP. Advisor(s): Sherri L. Turner. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/96093.

Danov, Stacy. (2010). Using functional analysis methodology to evaluate neuroleptic medication effects on positively and negatively reinforced severe problem behavior. Ph.D., Special Education. Advisor(s): Frank J. Symons. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/98412.

Halpin, Diane E. (2010). The development of the Minnesota Visual Autism Symptom Scale (MN-VASS). Ph.D., Special Education. Advisor(s): Brian H. Abery and Susan C. Hupp. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/92077.

Herrmann, Michelle A. K. C. (2010). A Test of the Social Cognitive Career Theory to Predict Career Interests and Goal Setting among Multi-Ethnic, Low SES Adjudicated Adolescents. Ph.D., CSPP. Advisor(s): Sherri L. Turner.

Hickey, Meghan C. (2010). Language environments in toddler classrooms: The contribution of setting, teacher, and child variables. Ph.D., School Psychology. Advisor(s): James E. Ysseldyke. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/93917.

Hirai, Tatsuya. (2010). Personal and professional characteristics of Japanese master therapists: A qualitative investigation on expertise in psychotherapy and counseling in Japan. Ph.D., CSPP. Advisor(s): Michael Goh. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/98543.

Kao, Juihsien H. (2010). Walking in your patient's shoes: An investigation of genetic counselor empathy in clinical practice. Ph.D., CSPP. Advisor(s): Patricia McCarthy Veach. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/96724.

Liou, Pey-Yan. (2010). Cross-national comparisons of the association between student motivation for learning mathematics and achievement linked with school contexts: Results from TIMSS 2007. Ph.D., Quantitative Methods in Education. Advisor(s): Frances Lawrenz and Ernest Davenport.

Moore, Timothy R. (2010). Predictors of adherence to treatment by parents in a behavioral intervention curriculum for children with autism spectrum disorders. Ph.D., Special Education. Advisor(s): Frank J. Symons. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/92412.

Netland, Jason D. (2010). Measuring psychopathy traits and antisocial behaviors in three groups of male adolescent sex offenders and male non-sexual delinquents. Ph.D., CSPP. Advisor(s): John L. Romano. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/100765.

Pabon, Maria C. (2010). Ethnic identity development in Latino youth: A meta analysis of the research. Ph.D., CSPP. Advisor(s): Geoffrey Maruyama.

Ryoo, Ji H. (2010). Model selection with the linear mixed effects model for longitudinal data. Ph.D., Quantitative Methods in Education. Advisor(s): Jeffrey D. Long. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/94155.

Sanger, Sandra S. (2010). Supervisory interventions and reactions following an attempted or completed suicide by a supervisee's client. Ph.D., CSPP. Advisor(s): Patricia McCarthy Veach. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/97982.

Starkey, Michael T. (2010). The psychological influence of therapists' professional lives: The effects of exploring the deep. Ph.D., CSPP. Advisor(s): Thomas M. Skovholt.

Tanol, Gizem. (2010). Treatment Fidelity: Relation to Treatment Acceptability and Change Over Time. Ph.D., Special Education. Advisor(s): Jennifer J. McComas and LeAnne Johnson. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/101133.

Wolff, Jason J. (2010). An examination of avoidance extinction procedures in treatment of maladaptive higher-order repetitive behavior in autism. Ph.D., Special Education. Advisor(s): Susan C. Hupp and Frank J. Symons.

Yang, Ava. (2010). Themes in the career development of 1.5 generation Hmong American women. Ph.D., CSPP. Advisor(s): Michael P. Goh. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/99005.

2011 Educational Psychology Dissertations

Educational Psychology Dissertations with links to the full-text in the UDC: University Digital Conservancy

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Alt, Shirley J. (2011). What Differentiates a Fluent Reader from a Non-Fluent Reader and How Should We Assess It: Implications for the Classroom. Ph.D., Psychological Foundations. Advisor(s): Stanley Jay Samuels and Mark L. Davison. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/119678.

Arikian, Aimee J. (2011). Who Does Not Return for Community Eating Disorders Treatment? An Examination of Personality, Eating Disorder and Situational Variables Measured at Initial Evaluation. Ph.D., CSPP. Advisor(s): Thomas J. Hummel. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/117812.

Bedford, Christopher L. (2011). The Role of Learning Agility in Workplace Performance and Career Advancement. Ph.D., CSPP. Advisor(s): Thomas Skovholt. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/109995.

Bemboom, Christina M. (2011). Evaluating Tier II Reading Instruction with High School Sophomores in a Response to Intervention Framework. Ph.D., Special Education. Advisor(s): Kristen L. McMaster. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/107701.

Canales Opazo, Tatiana A. (2010). Professional culture fit and work-related quality of life in academic departments: A phenomenographic approach. Ph.D., Psychological Foundations. Advisor(s): David W. Johnson. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/101450.

Carlson, Sarah E. (2011). The Effects of Questioning During and After Reading on Inference Generation between Skilled and Less-Skilled Comprehenders. Ph.D., Psychological Foundations. Advisor(s): Paul van den Broek and Kristen McMaster. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/117265.

Chaffin, Melissa C. (2011). Using BEA and Parent-Tutors to Boost Achievement for K-PALS Nonresponders. Ph.D., School Psychology. Advisor(s): Matthew K. Burns. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/107715.

Clinton, Virginia E. (2011). The effects of interest on inference generation while reading. Ph.D., Psychological Foundations. Advisor(s): Paul van den Broek and Sashank Varma. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/117322.

Fehr, Charles N. (2011). Analysis of Two Randomized Field Trials Testing the Effects of Online Vocabulary Instruction on Vocabulary Test Scores. Ph.D., Psychological Foundations. Advisor(s): S. Jay Samuels and Mark L. Davison. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/117345.

Hall-Lande, Jennifer A. (2011). Social Isolation as a Predictor of Future Risk: A Longitudinal Study. Ph.D., School Psychology. Advisor(s): Sandra Christenson. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/115714.

Johnson, Gina M. (2011). A Consideration of Issues Related to the Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Evaluation Use and Evaluation Involvement Scales. Ph.D., Quantitative Methods in Education. Advisor(s): Frances Lawrenz. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/108011.

Lee, Heeyeon. (2011). Interpretation of Ambiguous Emotional Cues of Children with Developmental Cognitive Disabilities and Its Relation to Their Social Skills. Ph.D., Special Education. Advisor(s): Susan C. Hupp. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/108161.

Lee, Hyun K. (2011). An Investigation of Counselor Trainees' Perceptions of Supervisor Culturally Competent Feedback Behaviors and General Behaviors in Supervision. Ph.D., CSPP. Advisor(s): Patricia McCarthy Veach. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/115944.

Mensink, Michael C. (2011). The Influence of Prereading and Recall Instructions on Attention and Memory for Scientific Seductive Text. Ph.D., Psychological Foundations. Advisor(s): S. Jay Samuels, Paul van den Broek and David N. Rapp. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/117434.

Rafdal, Brooke H. (2011). Effects of Graphical Feedback and Coaching on the Quantity and Quality of Parent-Child Language Interaction. Ph.D., School Psychology. Advisor(s): Scott R. McConnell. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/108267.

Seipel, Benjamin E. (2011). The Role of Implicit Learning in Incidental Vocabulary Acquisition while Reading. Ph.D., Psychological Foundations. Advisor(s): Paul W. van den Broek. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/116315.

Someki, Fumio. (2011). Identifying the Characteristics of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) among Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Ph.D., Special Education. Advisor(s): Asha K. Jitendra and Frank J. Symons. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/104787.

Stokes, Sarah B. S. (2011). The Relationship between Suspension, Student Engagement, and Dropout. Ph.D., School Psychology. Advisor(s): Theodore J. Christ and Sandra L. Christenson.

Swinburne Romine, Rebecca E. (2011). Interview Codings of Attachment Style: Using Profile Analysis to Understand the Patterns Involved. Ph.D., Quantitative Methods in Education. Advisor(s): Michael C. Rodriguez. UDC: http://purl.umn.edu/101937.

Tolbize, Marie S. A. (2011). Examining the Link between Reported Practices Associated with a Comprehensive Model of Reading Service Delivery and Reported Outcomes of EL2 and EL1 Students. Ph.D., School Psychology. Advisor(s): James E. Ysseldyke.

Tu, Chia-Chen. (2011). An Exploration of Sexual Trauma Therapists' Experience of Vicarious Trauma: Knowledge, Coping Strategies and Motivation Factors in Continuing Their Work. Ph.D., CSPP. Advisor(s): Kay H. Wahl.

Wagner, Dana L. (2011). The Relative Effects of Various Intervention Approaches on the Reading Fluency and Comprehension of Fifth and Sixth Grade Struggling Readers. Ph.D., Special Education. Advisor(s): Christine A. Espin.