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+ 2018

Behan, Anthony

Lasallian Workplace Spirituality: Toward an Understanding of Meaningfulness, Belonging, and Person-Organization Fit of the Lasallian Workplace.
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Díaz Meza, Cristhian

Making Peace Possible: Grassroots Peacebuilding Leaders Create and Expand Human Capabilities Through Local Initiatives in Colombia.
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Dailey, David

A Phenomenological Study of the Minnesota State Colleges and University Leadership Development Program.
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Hjelmeland, Erin

Teacher Experiences Utilizing One-To-One Technology for Classroom Reading.
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Honstad, Deborah J.

Cultural Diversity and Teaching Presence in Online Education.
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Hover-Preiss, Leah

Do More Students Graduate?: A Quantitative Intervention Study on Changes in Graduation Rates After the Implementation of Link Crew.
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Makori, John

Lived Experiences of Nurse Aides With Their Roles and Responsibilities in Household Model Nursing Homes.
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Mendoza Vargas, Miguel

Relationship Between Grit and Academic Success Among First Generation Students of Color.
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Mueller, Darcie

Creating a Fast, Free, and Practical Tool for Measuring Awareness of Academic Success Behaviors of College Freshmen.
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Omariba, Irene

The Lived Experiences of Immigrant Kenyan Mothers Related to Mother-Daughter Conflict.
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Oppelt, Kimberly

College Choice Among First-Generation College Students: A Phenomenological Study.
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Pilz, John

Cultural Understanding Developed Through Simulated Life Experiences: A Study of White Police Officers and African American Citizens.
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Rohrer Vitek, Carolyn R.

A Grounded Theory Study to Explore Clinicians’ Point-of-Care Decision-Making Process and Behavior Following a Pharmacogenomics Alert.
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Rutoh, Daniel

Exploring the Barriers to Higher Education Among Kenyan Students: A Grounded Theory Study.
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Schroeder, Mileibys

The Impact of The Adult Recovery Team Intervention on Inpatient Readmission Rates of Mexican-American Patients.
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Spartz, Jason

A Descriptive Study of Instructional Technology Leadership Attributes at Private, Not-For-Profit, Colleges and Universities in the Midwest.
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Troy, Rebecca

Exact Language Use From Teacher Feedback During Self-Evaluation Impacts Writing Achievement for High School Students: A Quantitative Coding Analysis and Experimental Study.
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Unowsky, Steven

The Effect of Minnesota Open Enrollment on the Racial Composition of Minnesota Public Schools.
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Xiong, Andrew

How Do Cultural Familiarity of the School Climate, Transaction, and Obligation Social Values Strengthen Hmong Parent Involvement Commitment in Twin Cities Schools?
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+ 2017

Ague, Elizabeth

Perceptions of Learning Organization Characteristics: A Quantitative Study Comparing the Significant Differences of Adjunct Faculty Groups at a Faith-Based Southern California College.
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Arcand, Scott

The Effectiveness of Contextual Learning on Physics Achievement in Career Technical Education.
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Benjamin Lewis, Yolanda

Identifying Critical Factors That Positively Influence the Retention of Black African American Undergraduate Students in Higher Education, Minnesota.
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Berg, Richard

Exploring the Relationship of Project Leadership Style to Organization Success Factors.
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Buivid, Sabrina

The Inside Out Prison Exchange Program: A Phenomenological Study.
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Dryden, Tracy

A Phenomenological Study of the Cessation of Collective Bargaining as Experienced by Deans in the Wisconsin Technical College System.
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Fennern, Nicole

The Relationship Between Academic Profile and Athletic Department Competitive Success at National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III Private Colleges and Universities.
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Hokes, Ora

Addressing the Health Disparities: An Examination of African American Congregants’ Perspectives on Health Ministries.
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Hussein, Hassen

The Teacher-Student Interactions and Academic Achievement of African American and African Immigrant Males.
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Hutchens, Chandra

Acculturation Experiences of Expatriate Physicians in Health Care.
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Lange, Linda

The Life of a U.S. Citizen Who Was a Special Education Trainer of Special Education Teachers of Chinese Children with Disabilities in China.
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Lynn, Joseph

An Autoethnography on Korean Seon Buddhist Monastic Education and Empathy Development.
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McIntosh, Barbara

A Grounded Theory Explanation of Why Jamaican Parents Procure Extra Lessons for Their Children in Grade Six.
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Olson, Barbra

Women MBAs Uses of Professional Virtual Networking: Exploring Through Grounded Theory.
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Omandhi, Joash

The Concept of Effective Leadership Among the Gusii People of Western Kenya: A Grounded Theory.
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Oyebola, Ayodeji

Influence of Leadership Behaviors on Knowledge-Sharing Intentions.
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Pfaff, Betty

A Phenomenological Study of Teacher Leadership Experiences in Wisconsin PK-12 Public Schools: 2011-2016.
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Purvis Buchwald, Stacey

Using Photo-elicitation to Understand Student Engagement at a STEM Magnet and Traditional Public Middle School.
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Raymond, Jillyne

Evaluating One Public School District's Teacher Evaluation Program and Its Implementation: A Qualitative Case Study.
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Redalen, Todd

At-Risk High School Students and the High Prestige Extracurricular Activities of Athletics and Fine Arts: A Phenomenological Inquiry into the Experience.
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Shepherd, Paul

Exploring the Relationship Between College Student Engagement, Socioeconomic Status, and Persistence.
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Vang, Sao

A Phenomenological Study of the Perceptions of Hmong Licensed Family Child Care Providers on Process Features of Child Care Quality.
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Yang, Cha

A The Experience of Hmong Council Leaders Addressing Hmong Cultures and Expectations: An Ethnographic Qualitative Study .
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Zambreno, Brian

Exploring the Morale of Middle-level Public School Teachers in Minnesota with Regard to Teaching in High-stakes Tested Areas: A Causal Comparative Study.
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+ 2016

Arehart, John

Wounded Warriors on Campus: A Phenomenological Study of Veterans with Disabilities Attending Midwestern Institutions of Higher Education.
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Bodey, Jason

Profiles of High-Performing Chinese Language Immersion Students in Middle School.
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Dooge-Strampp, Gwendolyn

Empirical Quantitative Content Analysis of Wisconsin Newspaper School Quality Reporting: Social Accountability and Social Responsibility.
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Ford, Catherine

Effective Practice Instructional Strategies: A Quantitative Study Examining Minnesota Secondary Teachers' Perception of Implementation.
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Heise, Erich

The Experience of Superintendent Leadership in American Schools in Brazil: A Phenomenological Study.
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Kudak, Martha

A Comparison of Adult Learner Needs and Satisfaction Levels in Two Program Delivery Models Within One Community College.
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Moore, Linda

Parental Involvement at Head Start with an Emphasis on Hindrances to Fathers' Involvement.
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Okari, Jeremiah

A Phenomenological Inquiry into the Experiences of Kenyan International Students in US Graduate Schools in the Twin Cities, Minnesota.
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Peaslee, Deidra

The Relationship Between Faculty Confirmation Behaviors and Community College Student Self-Efficacy.
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Pierre, Christina

The Effect of Participation in a High School-Community College Partnership on Teachers' Reflective Practice.
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Rood, Denine

The Relationship Between Comprehensive Professional Development of Novice Faculty and Course Completion of Disadvantaged Students in a Wisconsin Technical College.
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Schangl, Greg

Perceptions of Newly Hired, Experienced Public Elementary School Teachers on Joining an Existing Grade-Level Team: A Phenomenological Study.
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Stambaugh, Jon

The Lived Experiences of Being a Father of a Child with Type 1 Diabetes: A Phenomenological Study.
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Swanson, Joshua

Implementing 1:1 Technology in K-12 Schools: The Lived Experience of Superintendents.
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+ 2015

Blanchard, Janey

The Predictive Validity of Norm-Referenced Assessments to the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment on Native American Reservations.
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Brist, Todd

Not Just a Rite of Passage: An Action Research Project on Bullying Prevention.
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Ehrmantraut, Adam

Phenomenon of Adolescent Prayer: Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Perspectives.
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Fisk, Cheryl

Program Assessment Data Use in Decisions to Improve General Education: A Descriptive Study.
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Lichliter, Ann

Organizational Commitment of Nonprofit Human Service Assistants.
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Verrill, Mary

Self Concept of Locked Out Career Musicians.
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Vondrasek, Tammy

A Phenomenological Study of Maternal Influence on the Leadership Development of Women Presidents at Institutions of Higher Learning.
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Zbacnik, Amanda

Co-Teaching in Higher Education: Effects on Pre-Service Educators' Academic Growth and Attitudes Towards Inclusion in Special Education.
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+ 2014

Bille, Todd

The Experience of Participants in Value Stream Mapping Workshops: A Grounded Theory Study.
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Bremer, Merri

Relationship of Sonographer Credentialing to IAC Echocardiography Accreditation Case Sudy Image Quality.
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Burns, Erik

Value Perceptions of Students in Non-Credit Certificate Programs.
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Carlson, Laura

Nursing Home Residents' Transcendence.
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Eitel, Kelly

A Phenomenologial Study of How Individuals Experience Reemployment After Being Laid Off.
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Frye, Cherryl

Identification of Computing Competencies for Teachers by Minnesota K-8 Principals.
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Gossen, Timothy

Qualities of Lasallian Higher Education.
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Hillstead, Coy

Human Resource Perceptions of Electronic Performance Monitoring.
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Knight, Xavier

Understanding the Effects of Perpetual Organization Change on Information Technology Employees: A Ground Theory Study.
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Maitrejean, Linda

Achieving 100% Compliance for Indicator #13 Element T2: Postsecondary Goals.
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Mallery, Angela

Exploring Relative Motivational Differences in First-Time Triathletes: Implications for Leaders.
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McElrath, Robert

Factors Motivating Gen Y Private and Public College Students to Engage in Nonprofit Volunteerism and Philanthropy.
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Mohamud, Koshin

Electronic Health Records in Trinidad and Tobago.
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Musau, Crispas

Understanding the Impact of Harambee Tradition on the Philanthropic Activities of Kenyan Immigrants.
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Norman, Jane

Why Did Minnesota Independent Public School Districts Decide Not to Implement Animal Assisted Therapy?
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Novak, Peggy

Preschoolers' Scientific Inquiry Practices: A Mixed Methods Study.
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Page, Joey

Leveraging Data for Instructional Planning: A Phenomenological Study of Elementary Teachers.
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Powers, Sally

An Arts Integrated Program and the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test Reading Scores.
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Pruszinske, Paula

A Quantitative Analysis Exploring the Relationship Between Silent Reading Comprehension and Self-Directed Readiness in 10th Graders.
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Rainford, Karen

Understanding How Faculty Integrate Peer Assessment in Project Management Education.
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Ren, Doutian

Perceived Effects of a Cause-Related Marketing Program on Minnesota K-12 Schools.
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Rogers-Stellpflug, Nancy

Exploring Career Development Experiences of American Indian Educators Becoming K-12 School Teachers.
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Saloka, Onenee

Successful First-Generation Hmong College Students' Descriptions of Their Education Experiences in Minnesota: A Phenomenological Study.
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Sharafuddin, Enaya

Perceived Impacts of a Graphic Organizer Reading Strategy on ELL College Students' Expository Text Comprehension: A Phenomenological Study.
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Simon, Lori

Instructional Leadership Development of Assistant Principals: A Case Study.
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Stinson, Thomas

The Lived Experience of Male Registered Nurses Working in Urban Public Schools: A Phenomenological Study.
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Watson, Tommy

Black Males with Doctoral Degrees: How Did Positive Educator Expectations Help Them Succeed as Students?
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Wolak, Roseann

Using ClassLive to Build Classroom Community.
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+ 2013

Abere, Yuniah

Directors of Nurses' Perceptions of Nurse Mentoring Programs in Hospitals in Nairobi - Kenya.
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Keypo, John

An Inquiry into the Impact of Migration on the Role of Professional Liberian Fathers.
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Krebsbach, Valeri

The Effectiveness of Departmentalization in Elementary Education as Compared to Self-Contained Classrooms.
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Langason, Doreene

Perceptions of Transfer of Learning from Preparation Program to Practice: A Case Study of a Graduate Level Teacher Preparation Program.
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Lee, Chai

A Comparative Analysis of Two ELL Program Structures Used to Educate Hmong Students in a Upper-Midwestern School District.
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Miller, Jason

The Relationship Between Teachers' Formative Assessment Practices and Student Reading Growth.
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Morris, Henry

A Mixed-Method Study of the Enrollment Management Efforts in Minnesota's 32 Public Community and Technical Colleges.
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Niaz, Joseph

Outsourcing Medical Devices.
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Slama, John

A Qualitative Study of Higher Education Policy and Practice in Awarding Credit for Prior Learning and Experience.
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Speltz, Michael

Defining Critical Factors in Executive Coaching Relationships from the Perspective of the Executive Coach.
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+ 2012

Fredrickson, Laura

Attitudes of Inclusion Held by General Education Teachers in Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Programs.
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Hegland, Mitchell

An Investigation of Intermediate School Teachers' Improved Sense of Efficacy After Using a Cognitive Coaching Model.
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Hoistad, Wayne

Exploring the Impact of Audience Response Systems on Mathematical Achievement.
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Jansen, Mark

Differing Conceptions of Past Practice in Wisconsin Public School Contract Negotiations: A Phenomenographical Study.
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Keel, Fiona

Factors Teachers Identify as Contributing to Their Participation in Staff Development.
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Kuhn, Wilson

Spiritual Formation Observed: A Phenomenological Study.
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Lane, Benjamin

Factors Contributing to Exits from the Superintendency in Minnesota.
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Lor, Tou

The New Life in a New Land: Hmong Christians in the U.S.
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Márquez, Alberto

Respiratory Therapist Burnout in the Northern Midwest.
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McNeil, Dennis

Transformational Leadership Styles of Laboratory Medical Directors.
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Nelson, Amy

A Case Study: Student Teachers' Beliefs and Understanding of Assessment.
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Omare, Christopher

Study of Experiences of Kenyan Immigrant Small-Scale Business Owners in the Twin Cities of Minnesota.
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Pellant, Christopher

Reading Intervention in a Spanish Immersion School.
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Pietz, Bruce

Leisure Time Physical Activity of K-5 Physical Education Teachers in Ohio.
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Smith, Robert

The Effect of Truancy Intervention on High School Graduation: A Case Study of One Minnesota County.
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Yener, Michelle

A Comparative Study of Non-Native English Speakers' Socioacademic Legitimacy in Face-to-Face and Online Classroom Discussions.
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+ 2011

Agostinho, Jorge

In What Ways Has Organic Farming Changed Lives on Farms in Central Mozambique.
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Baas, Sally

What Does It Mean to be Hmong in the Twin Cities of Minnesota?
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Bowyer, Shane

A Comparative Investigation of Teamwork Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities of Collegiate Athletes and Non-Athletes.
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Christensen, Paul

A Comparison of Student Open-Ended Written Comments in Traditional to Online College Course Evaluations: A Quantitative Content Analysis.
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Collen, Lynn

Relationship of Principals' Emotional Intelligence Scores and Annual NCLB Report Card Ratings.
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Copper, Becky

Exploring How Doctoral Degree Attainment at U.S. Proprietary Postsecondary Institutions Impacts the Lives of Female Graduates.
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Furness, Stacy

Meeting the INTASC Standards: A Qualitative Study of the Lived Experience of Student Teachers.
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Herlitzke, Mary

Decisions on Implementing Service-Learning: Perceptions of Physical Therapist Assistant Faculty Within a State Technical College System.
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Mitchell, Deborah

Adaptations for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Families of English Language Learning Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
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Pitchford, Mechele

Principal Instructional Leadership in Rural Minnesota.
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Sanchez, Cynthia

The Experiences of New Teachers in a Mentoring Program.
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Thatcher-Buzzell, Janese

Using Aerospace Concepts to Teach Math and Science in Elementary Grades.
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Veal, Robin

A Qualitative Content Analysis of E-Mail Reference Questions.
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+ 2010

Akinde, Oluwatoyin

A Study Comparing the Leadership and Management Characteristics of Associate Church Pastors and Mid-Level Corporate Managers and Leaders: An Analysis Based on Member Feedback.
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Caauwe, Carole

The Impact of Looping Practices on Student Achievement at a Minnesota Inner City Elementary School: A Comparison Study.
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Dean, Patrick

The Meaning of Ongoing Tobacco Use by Adolescents Previously Exposed to Tobacco Cessation Education.
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Dupré, Dina

Breastfeeding Preparation: Does Attendance at a Hospital-Based Breastfeeding Class Lead to Higher Rates of Breastfeeding?
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Gilbertson-Tronstad, Patrice

A Study of the Teacher Assessment Performance System Utilized by the School District of Holmen.
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McDowell, Robert

Investigation of Middle School Teachers' Use of Assessment Data for Changing Instruction.
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Meagher, Jennifer

Determining Relationships Between Predictive Factors of High School Dropout and Student Engagement.
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Moline, Lonna

Explanatory Styles of Youth with Emotional Behavioral Disorders: How They Relate to Their School Behavior.
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Nowakowski, Matthew

The Prerequisite Course Experiences of MBA Students: A Phenomenological Study of Opportunities for Resilience.
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Nyang, Magn

Acculturation of Ethiopian and Somali Immigrant Adolescents in Minnesota.
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Riordan, Kim

Student Perceptions of Social-Emotional Environments in Online Classrooms.
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Smith, Jacqueline

Understanding Ethical Dcision Making by Educational Administration.
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Wang, Yifang

A Study of Marketing and Advertising Strategies of Leisure Programs Used by Taiwanese Adult Educators.
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+ 1999-2009

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