Dissertations (GSE)

Dedicated to improving education policy, practice, and research, Penn's Graduate School of Education engages in work that informs policy deliberations at all levels of government, makes major contributions to the education research base, and provides valuable knowledge and services to practitioners and education leaders.

Programs are offered leading to the Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.), the Master of Science (M.S.), the Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.), the Doctor of Education (Ed.D.), and the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees. Our degree programs offer a range of professional preparation for those seeking to begin or advance in a career in education. The School’s programs are organized in four academic divisions — Applied Psychology and Human Development; Foundations and Practices in Education; Language and Literacy in Education; and Policy, Management and Evaluation.

Theses and Dissertations from 2008

Mind the gap! Examining the gender differences in African American educational achievement, Faye Allard

Circles of support: New urban teachers' social support networks, Kira J Baker-Doyle

Pre-service teacher beliefs about language learning: The second language acquisition course as an agent for change, Deborah Busch

The distributed leadership experiment: First year impacts on school culture, teacher networks, and student achievement, Russell Cole

Multiple perspectives on the preparation and support of alternative certification teachers: A case for content- and context -specific support, Sarah Christen Costelloe

The relationship between the emotional intelligence of the principal and teacher job satisfaction, John B Craig

The strategic planning process: An analysis at two small colleges, Sharon Beth DeVivo

Language education policy and its implementation in three schools in Windhoek, Namibia's capital city, Aminata Diallo

Strategic planning as though learning matters: In search of evidence at small colleges, Eleanor A Fogarty

The land -grant mission 2.0: Distributed regional engagement, Nancy Elizabeth Franklin

Demystifying teacher leadership in comprehensive high schools, Robert Joseph Fraser

A qualitative examination of a university/theatre partnership based on Kanter's partnership phases, Ty A Furman

Bridges and barriers: The impact of structure on coordination in civic engagement, Kelly A Grady

Beyond the gates: An exploration of socioeconomically disadvantaged students navigating the University of Pennsylvania, Kenneth D Grcich

The freshman fizzle: A case study at the New York University Stern School of Business Undergraduate College, Susan M Greenbaum

Principal collaboration through the lens of communities of practice to improve student *attendance at the local school level, Linda Ellen Grobman

School leadership: A study investigating how emergent formal school leaders understand and collaborate with informal leaders to develop a better understanding of the terrain they are entering, Gloria R Hancock

What institutional conditions are indicators of migration to the Kuali Foundation's(RTM) community -source software partnership?, Clare Hansen-Shinnerl

Partners in learning: How Millennial students and advisors perceive advising within the first -year seminar, Anne J Herron

Social class and college choice in an independent school, Erin Purcell Hughes

Undergraduate leadership development at MIT: Making meaning from student leadership experience, Stephen David Immerman

The connection between assessment, accountability, and leadership in a systemic school improvement process, Danita Yolanda Ishibashi

(Co)constructing identities in urban classrooms, Cheryl Jones-Walker

African American male students' success in an urban community college: A case study, Peter Grant Jordan

35-Plus: The social studies department at Media Line High School, 1965--2007, Michael Edward Karpyn

Organizational analysis of teacher decision making and its effects in charter schools, Constance Keefe

Urban school districts' management of business, foundation, and private funding sources, Candy Lee

The influence of organizational culture on incremental change in higher education: A case study, Janet Lindner

"Eighth sister" no more: The evolving mission of Connecticut College, Paul Philip Marthers

Troubling teachable moments: Initiating teacher discourse on classroom homophobic speech, Robert Alan McGarry

Examining changes in role conceptualization in aspiring principals, Christopher W McGinley

Envisioning future selves: African American medical students on the path to careers in academic medicine, Marc Andre Nivet

Curricular conflicts in the Elementary division of an independent school for girls: Analysis and management, Cary Page

Parsing Hispanic-White achievement gaps: The influence of individual, family, and school factors on Mathematics achievement differences in the elementary grades, Irma L Perez-Johnson

Revenue center management at the University of Southern California: A case study, Amir Rahnamay-Azar

"Ever to excel": A study of presidential leadership in progress, Mark C Reed

An analysis of factors that influence matriculation at the masters level, Rona D Rosenberg

Program expansion as an adaptive strategy: Case studies of three specialized institutions, Tamara Anne Rozhon

Parental satisfaction with special education programming and reasons parents choose out -of -district placement rather than public programs, Erin Servillo

"No, they won't 'just sound like each other'": NNS-NNS negotiated interaction and attention to phonological form on targeted L2 pronunciation tasks, Laura Sicola

Fundraising strategies in higher education: Black, white---is there any gray in between?, Lori D Spears

Reflecting on practice: An exploration of the impact of targeted professional development on teacher action, Lisa B Thomas

Public board development and presidential leadership: A case study, Kathleen M Thompson

The National Collegiate Athletic Association self-study certification process: A waste of time and money, a necessary evil or a worthwhile exercise?, Suzanne J Wasiolek

Using a yardstick to measure a meter: Growth, projection, and value-added models in the context of school accountability, Michael Joseph Weiss

Bridging the High Street divide: Community power and the pursuit of democratic partnerships between Ohio State University and Weinland Park, Byron P White

Inside or outside: Succession in presidential appointments, Michael D Williams

A case study of one urban Mid -Atlantic school district's implementation of student support teams at the elementary school level, Stephanie Elizabeth Wood-Garnett

Bridging worlds: What is a critical literacy teacher like you doing in a traditional writing classroom like this?, Yung-chiam (Sherri) Wu

Theses and Dissertations from 2007

Fighting the war at home: A case study of faculty retention at UNC, Stephen Allred

Sophomore men: Their growth, relationships and search for life direction at Colgate University, Rajesh N Bellani

Native leaders in the new millenium: An examination of success factors of Native American males at Harvard College, LeManuel Lee Bitsoi

Stick a fork in it: A psychometric evaluation of a food frequency questionnaire and an activity frequency questionnaire, Kelley E Borradaile

Mothers, children, and parenting: The role of age and a test of home visitor services as a strategy to improve parenting of adolescent mothers, Mary Cary Bradley

Narrative in lecture: Portraiture of faculty experiences and perceptions in higher education, Robert J Cannon

Higher education collaboration with industry: Three case studies of instruction based partnerships, Mary Ellen Caro

Language policy and planning, and language ideologies in Peru: The case of Cuzco's High Academy of the Quechua Language (Qheswa simi hamut' ana kuraq suntur), Serafin M Coronel-Molina

The road less traveled: A personal reflective journal of leadership practices that influenced learning in three school contexts, Priscilla McNeil Dawson

"You can't save them all": The moral economy of teacher work in a "failing" inner-city high school, Charles Aiden Downey

"I am not done yet": Literacy, identity work and narrative exploration in a women's drug treatment writing classroom, Kelley A Evans

Gendered educational leadership: Perceptions, power, and paths, Jeffrey Scott Fecher

Accreditation as a lever for institutional change: Focusing on student learning outcomes, Hania Ferrara

Friends first: The impact of meeting for worship on students at an urban Quaker school, Mark Franek

The writing exam as index of policy, curriculum, and assessment: An academic literacies perspective on high stakes testing in an American university, Jennifer Maria Freeman

Philadelphia University: The role of presidential leadership in market adaptation and evolution of mission, James C Garvey

Teacher autonomy: Distinguishing perceptions by school cultural characteristics, Nadine M Garvin

The impact of refurbished in -home computers and Internet access on student attitudes and achievement, Louis Michael Golden

An analysis of a pre -first grade program on academic, social and emotional achievement, William John Gretzula

Co -teaching partnerships in inclusion classrooms: Comparative case studies from a suburban comprehensive high school, Michele D Hassall

The conversion of an upper -division university to a four -year institution: A study in organizational change, Robert D Hradsky

Multilingual language policy and English language teaching in Sweden, Francis M Hult

Keeping the PROMISE? A study of West Virginia's merit -based scholarship program, Patricia White Hunt

Under construction: Learning mathematics across space and over time, Kara Jones Jackson

Language policy within and without the School District of Philadelphia, David Cassels Johnson

The great comeback: A comparative analysis of disaster recovery actions in higher education, Lea A Johnson

Negative evidence: Its positioning, explicitness and linguistic focus as factors in second language acquisition, Hyun-Sook Kang

The influence of campus internationalization on local communities, William P Kiehl

Making sense of financial education, Valerie Klein

Developing conceptions of teaching and learning within communities of practice, Mary Campo Kline

Facing adversity: Leadership lessons from women presidents at prominent research universities, Lisa R Kuhnle-Biagas

Effects of school-based cognitive-behavioral anger interventions: A meta-analysis, Julia G Lavenberg

The construction of ethnoracial identity within situational contexts: A study of triracial family histories, Samuel M Lemon

From mammies, maids and martyrs to agents, activists and authors: Lived experiences of black women in a transforming academy in the United States and South Africa, Joi Denise Lewis

Redefining student identity: Therapeutic intervention in the comprehensive high school, Amy Maisterra

Internationalization of graduate and professional programs at the University of Pennsylvania: An opportunity and a challenge, Mary C Mazzola

Faculty perceptions of, and participation in, a small school district's large -scale change, James A Melchor

The effects of body mass index screening and reporting on students' self-esteem and body image, Sherrell Dianne Mickens

Emergent Numeracy and Cultural Orientations (ENCO) project: Examining approaches to meaningful and contextual mathematics instruction, Shannon Monahan

Investigation of a nonlinear transformation to improve score linking for low- and high -performing groups of students, Rebecca A Moran

The meaning of place in an urban context for the under -represented minority student experience at NYU, Nancy J Morrison

A study of the relationship of external funding to medical school faculty success, Charlotte N Nunez-Wolff

Expression of voices, identities, and faith: Oral histories of Korean Christians and their experiences with the Japanese, Michael Young-Suk Oh

Experiences and interpretations of learning English language and culture by non -western European non -native speakers, Mika Okawa

The administration of innovation: One high school's story, Keith R Pagnotto-Hammitt

The dynamics of leadership and change at three small colleges, Michele Drabant Perkins

A multivariate investigation of maternal risks and their relationship to low -income, preschool children's competencies, Marlo A Perry

An analysis of the levels of trust between the vocational and special education teachers and the administrative team in a Central New Jersey vocational technical school, Joseph A Petrosino

Ordinariness of racism, socialization and the glass ceiling: Demographics, school climate, and attitudes impacting the appointments of African American heads of independent schools, Brenda L Profit

The teacher state: Remaking the nation amidst political instability and policy change in Eritrean secondary schools, Jennifer Riggan

Faculty governance at the entrepreneurial community college, Barbara G Risser

Measuring the impact of guaranteed tuition plans on enrollment at a minority serving public institution, Alan D. Robertson

Outrageous leadership: Three exemplary principals and the climate they create, S. Anne Roderiguez

What's behind being behind: A population-based investigation of multiple risks and school success, Heather L Rouse

Factors predicting anger control and suppression in young African American males with histories of aggression, Helen M Rupp

Federal policy implementation: A study of the implementation of the *assessment provisions of IDEA 1997 and NCLB in state and local school districts, Thomas J Ryan

A comparative study of recasts and metalinguistic feedback through computer mediated communication on the development of L2 knowledge and production accuracy, Shannon Sauro

Tonka trucks, Barbie dolls, and quotas: The social construction of masculinity in the sexuality education classroom, Elinor M Scully

Navigating child welfare: Adolescent mothers and the politics of regulation, Lauren Justine Silver

The quest for excellence: A case study of academically high -achieving black males in a suburban high school, Lennox H Small

Constructing a school board's work practices: How practitioners represent the work of public school governance, Charles R Soriano

Engagement, achievement, learning: Making meaning of mastery at an urban charter high school, Deborah Stern

Empowering teachers through school -based decision-making, Jean R Stewart

The Bennington College Plan: Toward a shared understanding, Elissa Tenny

Algebraic reasoning in middle school classrooms: A case study of standards-based reform and teacher inquiry in mathematics, Joseph David Trybulski

With the help of my friends: Best friends and the educational outcomes of Hispanic ethnic youth, Elizabeth Vaquera

A Monte Carlo evaluation of different ways to estimate effect sizes in quasi -experiments and observational studies, Timothy W Victor

Essays in search theory, Lodewijk P Visschers

How do we learn: African American elementary students learning reform mathematics in urban classrooms, Lanette Roberta Waddell

An insider voice: *Leading as a teacher, Diane Waff

Death and life of two Holocaust survivors: Memory, narrative and life study, Ann Weiss

Fostering prosocial behaviors in urban elementary schools: A closer look at the Montessori approach, Caitlin Wood Sklar

Inside the fortress besieged: Will Chinese life sciences postdoctorates in the United States return to China, Yaling Xie

A communication perspective on critical pedagogy in professional and management education: A cross cultural look into self -serving constructions of everyday problematic events, Thomas J Yannuzzi

An exploratory investigation of the internalizing problem behavior among children from kindergarten to third grade, Guang Zeng

Theses and Dissertations from 2006

My friends visualize when they read. It's like a movie in their heads. It's different for me: Meta-conversations with adolescent reluctant readers, Cecilia Anne Aitken

Singin' in a strange land: An ethnographic inquiry of academic disidentification among African-American male elementary students in the urban public school, Annette C Anderson

Best practice in superintendent search and selection: A discrepancy analysis of superintendents, search consultants, and the boards of education they serve, Bart G Anderson

Child-centered examination of preschool learning behavior: A typological investigation, Lauren Elizabeth Angelo

Bordering on success: A portrait of the Calexico Unified School District since bilingual education, 1963--2000, Catherine L Belcher

Data -driven decision-making within a professional learning community: Assessing the predictive qualities of curriculum -based measurements to a high-stakes, state test of reading achievement at the elementary level, Susan L Bigger

Stories, politics and organizational learning, Joseph Anton Bodor

Preparing instructional coaches to promote reflective teaching: A case of how new mathematics coaches carve their roles as learners and teachers of colleagues, Broderick L Boxley

Embracing change: Beginning leadership and reflective practice at a values -driven independent school, Douglas S Brophy

Resistance, control, and the cost of unity: The role of African Americans in the founding of African American schools associated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the South, 1865--1914, Lawrence A. Q Burnley

Leaving the big time: A case study of two universities that moved their athletics programs to Division III, Thomas Carroll

Factors predicting undergraduate success and persistence at a doctoral research university, A. Bruce Chamberlin

The assessment of differential student learning behaviors in Trinidad and Tobago: A cross-cultural construct validity study of the Learning Behaviors Scale, Lia I Chomat-Mooney

FFELP or direct lending: A comparison of the decision-making process at two universities, Debra J Chromy

Teacher hiring practices: What practitioners say work, Vincent E Citarelli

The effects of inquiry-based science on the social and communicative skills of students with low -incidence disabilities, Heather Hopkins D'Angelo

Understanding an achievement gap: Exploring the relationship between attention, working memory, and academic achievement, Sandra Dean

A comprehensive thirty-four year longitudinal study of the academic progress and academic school experiences of boys in a highly selective secondary school population, Rodney Vern De Jarnett

The visibility is clear: Integrated marketing makes a difference in higher education, Dennis Richard DePerro

Countering the disproportionate number of African American students placed in special education: The pre-referral process, Martin L Dickerson

Promise, *policy and process: An examination of the use of educational equity litigation to address racial and economic isolation of urban education, Malik C Edwards

Protecting the foundation, building the future: Perceptions and expectations for managing conflicts in academic research, Timothy J Fournier

Institutionally-related foundation boards: Processes and perceptions of performance, Gail E Fraser

Be(com)ing Korean in the United States: Exploring ethnic identity formation through cultural practices, Sung Youn Sonya Gwak

Impact of group-work and extended essay writing on online Advanced Placement students, Philip Gene Handwerk

Formulation and implementation of *policies and programs associated with alcohol on a college campus: Two case studies, Carol Ann Hayes

Linguistic information supplied by negative feedback: A study of its contribution to the process of second language acquisition, Junko Hino

Socializing knowledge: The production and circulation of social science in Malawi, 1964--2004, Dana G Holland

Examining how building-based math teachers and second-grade classroom teachers collaborate when they team teach, Rebecca Anne Hutto

Leadership in context: A case study of presidential effectiveness in a state university system, James R Johnsen

Mission and inclusive leadership: An independent school principal examines mission with students, teachers, and alumnae, Timothy M Johnson

Engendering change: Culture and social networks, Danielle Kane

Reciprocal peer tutoring for children with severe emotional, behavioral and learning problems, Judith Alperin King

The use of boundary objects for purposeful change in higher education, Kevin E Kirby

A journey in instructional leadership using the McRel Balanced Leadership Framework as a vehicle: A beginning principal's efforts to grow in her instructional leadership, Farrah Koonce

Decomposing teacher autonomy: A study investigating types of teacher autonomy and how current public school climate affects teacher autonomy, Clayton Singer LaCoe

Perspective on the meaning of fatherhood: Four case studies of rural, White fathers, Brent Allen Lawless

A mixed-method multi-level randomized evaluation of the implementation and impact of an audio -assisted reading program for struggling readers, Joy K Lesnick

Embracing innovation: What matters to school counselors as they decide to adopt new professional practices, Judith L Madden

Organizational culture: In and through campus planning, Daniel J Martin

Interest group goal formation: The response to charter schools by NCLR and LULAC, Deirdre Martinez

The integration of mission in the co-curriculum: A case study of Messiah College, Margaret J McKeon

The impact mentoring relationships in an after -school program has on academic achievement and behavioral growth of elementary -age students, Parthenia Arnita Moore

An evaluation of a program -assessment process based on the study protocol used with Ajzen's theory of planned behavior, Veronica Marie Kraly Morrison

Data can't drive instruction, but they make a good map: Teachers' use of large -scale formative assessments to guide instruction in a small, urban district, Deborah I Nelson

Teacher autonomy: Why do teachers want it, and how do principals determine who deserves it?, Dennis Patrick O'Hara

The impact of leadership on institutional culture and mission: A case study of St. John's University, 1989--2005, James P Pellow

The infusion of local history into the New York State eleventh-grade United States History curriculum, Richard E Quest

"Distinctively Dickinson": The evolution of brand at a liberal arts college, Julie L Ramsey

School identification: How young African American males in an urban elementary school come to identify with school, Jesse Rawls

Competitive advantage: The effect of market competition on the formation of strategy in small business school higher education, Theodore R. Richardson

Decomposing teacher autonomy: A study investigating types of teacher autonomy and how it relates to job satisfaction, Lawrence Rudolph

Sad girl, mad girl, bad girl, or "odd girl out": How the actual lived experiences of seniors at a single -sex school relate to the wave of popular literature that has been written about girls over the past decade, Priscilla G Sands

Institutionalizing educational ideologies: Curriculum reform and the transformation of teaching practices in rural China, Tanja Carmel Sargent

University -industry research partnerships: Motivations for collaboration, Cherie A Scricca

The perception of parents of the appropriate degree of parental involvement in an independent boarding school: A matter of trust, Anthony Huston Sgro

Frank Aydelotte's use of Swarthmore College as a vehicle to achieve a national educational reform agenda, Ruth Shoemaker

Administrative decision making in higher education: How universities respond to the Sarbanes -Oxley Act of 2002, Joan K Singleton

Symbolic communication of college presidents during major institutional change, Dione D Somerville

Black students, white schools: The personal traits and organizational factors conducive to student success, Noah Tennant

Hopeworks: Roles, technologies, social languages, and development in one urban youth organization, Carol Cuthbertson Thompson

Nursing and allied health professionals' job satisfaction and intention to remain in their jobs, William Thygeson

Access and equality: It's NOT all about the numbers. An exploratory study of Asian Pacific American aspirations for academic careers, Ann E Tiao

"That's not fair!" The influence of culture related socialization on children's positive justice development in urban Gujarat (India), Gauri Kirtane Vanikar

K16 and the art of soccer coaching, Dave Veazey

How NCAA Division III colleges and universities use athletics as part of their strategic enrollment management plan: A case study of three institutions, Maureen Patricia Weatherall

A multilevel organizational analysis of the effects of school *policies and leadership on teacher community in urban elementary schools, John M Weathers

Why a school for boys? An inquiry into why parents choose independent boys' schools, Andrew Thomas Weller

Theses and Dissertations from 2005

When venture philanthropy rocks the ivory tower: An examination of high impact donors and their potential for higher education development, Luisa C Boverini

Adolescent reading: An analysis of standardized assessment performance following the intervention of extended course time, Lois Mary Campbell

Reconstituting superman: Identifying ideal leadership styles in a financial services context, John Raines Collison

Policymaking and governance in a multi -campus state university system: The case of general education reform at the State University of New York, Dorcas L Colvin

Pennsylvania's high school culminating project as *assessment: A case study concerning validity and reliability of a program at a Pennsylvania high school, Anthony T. S Conrad

A prompt for change: Using the National Survey of Student Engagement to initiate institutional change, G. Geoffrey Cromarty

Conduct unbecoming a teacher: A study of the ethics of teaching in America, Daniel J DiCenso

Conversation as intervention: How a group of teachers in a suburban high school talk about low achievement, Delvin Morris Dinkins

Competitive advantages: What three prestigious private universities do to compete in their elite Division 1A athletics conferences, Mary DiStanislao

Green design experiences: A case study, Wesley Thomas Doll

How low -income African American women take up opportunities when technology education is linked to social service, Marjorie M Edmonds-Lloyd

Comprehensive fundraising campaigns in the 21st century: Non -financial elements and factors associated with major campaigns at Doctoral -Extensive universities, Thomas J Farrell

The unfinished business of building a democratic middle school, Kathleen A Foster

A governing board's evolution to effectiveness: A South Dakota Board of Regents case study, Marilyn McCorkle Fowle

Reputation and prestige in American research universities: An exploration of the history of rankings and the increasing importance of student selectivity in perceptions of quality in higher education, Laura Freid

The interlanguage pragmatic development of the speech act of requests by Korean non-native speakers of English in an ESL setting, Sangkyung Han

Racial stereotypes and achievement -linked identity formation during adolescence: An investigation of athletic investment and academic resilience, Vinay Harpalani

Managing the introduction of quality improvement at Point Park University, Paul Hennigan

A study of care and support among teachers and students in a small suburban middle -senior high school, Melissa Gail Herb

(Re)negotiating knowledge, power, and identities in Hip -Hop Lit, Marc Lamont Hill

Are we there yet? A study of K--12 teachers' efforts at technology integration, Stefani Arzonetti Hite

Older and wiser: An event history analysis of women's adult college enrollment behavior, Barbara Jaffe

Language ideology, ethnicity, and biliteracy development: A Korean-American perspective, Mihyon Jeon

Regional branding by colleges, universities and their community partners: Expectations and sustainability of a marketing consortium, Patrick M Joyce

Fulfilling the promise: Black parents' experiences in supporting their children's mathematics education, Carol Kelley

Connecting outdoor field experiences to classroom learning: A qualitative study of the participation of students and teachers in learning science, Kimberly Lebak

Educational leaders and how they deal with the tensions of accountability: A case study of one district's response to the No Child Left Behind Act, Thomas John Locke

Educational values and economic constraints at Pennsbury schools, Paul B Long

How does USC football influence the strategic goals of the University of Southern California?, Stephen V Lopes

A middle school community's role in helping special needs students achieve, Richard Marchini

Number sense: An exploration of urban African-American students' numerical reasoning, Angela McIver

Who moved my classroom? Enabling instructor performance for the 2010s, Guido A Minaya

Being "down with the brown" and other enactments of hybridity: Indian American college students come of age, Hilal Nakiboglu

College and university responsiveness to students -as -customers: The reorganization of service delivery in the enrollment service arena, Jacquelyn Lisa Nealon

From the beginning: What educators and parents of children with special needs do to resolve differences, Jeannette E Newman

Science learning, group membership, and identity in an urban middle school, Stacy I Olitsky

A university and its denomination: The ties that bind in the 21st century, Paul L. H Olson

Language planning for biliteracy at a Korean American church school, Holly Pak

The role of output for learner attention to input in second language acquisition, Diana Paninos

Board matters: Experienced school heads and their work with trustees, Thomas W Price

No D.C. child left behind: An examination of the history and early implementation of the Washington, D.C. voucher program, Jennifer Ballen Riccards

Teacher learning in action: Understanding teacher learning in an inquiry group, Challice Rickard

Looking where the key is: Surfacing theories of change in complex, collaborative initiatives, John Matthew Riggan

"Much is required": Religious mission and university /community partnerships in urban settings, Jason B Rogers

Examining a comprehensive model for building capacity in homeless families, Chris Rogutsky

John Carroll University: A review and an assessment of its Jesuit and Catholic mission, Patrick H Rombalski

Navigating in a building sea of change: Successful growth strategies of two private higher education institutions, Jo Ann Rooney

The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB): A closer look, Virginia Adams Simon

The importance of character development in American colleges and universities: How two schools accomplish their mission, Clifford L Stanley

Decision -making processes and budget outcomes during state appropriation reductions: A case study at San Jacinto College, Tuesday Lee Stanley

Part -time education at Johns Hopkins University: An analysis of institutional commitment, Sarah B Steinberg

From the mouths of babes: A study of four African American second-graders reading and responding to culturally relevant literature, Darrel Steward-Hoagland

Corporate e -learning: How e -learning is created in three large corporations, Luther Tai

Mechanisms for marketing higher education information services: The case of the College Board, Toshiro Takamiya

The power of teacher voice: Understanding interagency relationships in schools, Andrea Thomas-Reynolds

African American doctoral degree completers and the factors that influence their success in the Ivy League, Pamela Felder Thompson

An administrator's life: Stories of ambiguity, power, and sensemaking at en elite university, Sean E Vereen

"Can't let it all go unsaid": Self -definition, sisterhood, and social change in the literacy and artistic practices of young women of color, Kelly K Wissman

Adult students imagining civil capital: College writing, capitalism and the common good, Jennifer T Wofford

Civic education in Poland: The promise and challenge of democratic education, curriculum hybridization and active teaching methods in Koss, Teresa Genevieve Wojcik

The role of form -focused communication activities in complex grammar learning: The case of relative clauses in Chinese, Wei-ling Wu

Understanding by Design: An action plan for implementation, Stephen B Young

A mixed -methods study of the impacts and processes of an after -school program for urban elementary youth, Susan Goerlich Zief

Theses and Dissertations from 2004

Desperate measures: The effects of standards and standardized testing on teaching and curriculum in two Philadelphia schools, Cristi Alberino

The effect of university -school partnerships on the literacy rates of inner city children, Bettina P Baker

Management by interpretation, management by adjancencies: A case study of the Business Services Division at the University of Pennsylvania, Suzanne Bellan

Women and graduate business education: The Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania, Marcy R Bevan

"Inventing what we desire": Reconceptualizing 'mentoring' relationships with student-teachers as dialogic praxis, Deborah Ann Bieler

Child -on -child sexual abuse: An investigation of behavioral and emotional sequelae, Janelle C Brown

Inquiry within and against: The experiences of four new teachers in an urban professional development network, Anne Burns Thomas

University and college presidencies as political campaigns, Mark P Campbell

A pedagogy for justice: Reinterpreting democracy, normative whiteness and the public space, Karen Rose Jandreau Clark

Organizational culture change as a result of a change in budgeting systems, Michael D Class

Fundraising effectiveness: Definition and measurement at a women's college, Marsha Hoffman Comegno

"Just a bunch of broads": The *integration experiences of four pioneering women in the Philadelphia Police Department, Angela Marie Corbo

The role of communities of practice in supporting first -year teachers' learning to teach mathematics in urban schools, Shea Mosley Culpepper

Missed opportunities: Managing achievement and difference in an urban public college preparatory magnet high school, Joseph Daniel Cytrynbaum

Caring for African American kindergartners during picturebook readalouds, Patricia A Daley

Pathways to imagined futures: Transitional challenges in higher educational migration, Meredith Joy deChabert

Examining technology fluency: A window into and a reflection of evolving instructor schemas and practices, Donna DeGennaro

A tradition of honor, Gail DiSabatino Showghi

The shared service center: A model for university efficiency?, Cathy S Dove

A study of intimacy motivation as a correlate to unprotected receptive intercourse in men and women who have sex with men, Donald A Dyson

A study of self reported perceived intimacy as a correlate to participation in an anger management course, Christopher F Fariello

Demographic and psychological concomitants of ASD and PTSD: An analysis of children after traffic injury, Mindy Rebecca Feinberg

A gold standard: Development of a neighborhood school in west Philadelphia, Sharon Entenberg Feinblatt

From access to affordability: The Hope Scholarship tax credit, Ellen Frishberg

(Dis)entangling the paradoxes and possibilities of critical literacy in the community college Introduction to Literature classroom, Joanne E Gabel

Strategic planning and capital structure links: The University of Monterrey experience, Jose Eduardo Garcia Luna Martinez

Assisting communities through university partnerships: A study of the program in nonprofits, universities, communities, and schools, David Howard Grossman

Change, leadership and co-education: A case study of Chestnut Hill College, Beth A Hagovsky

Institutional leadership and the senior Student Affairs officer, E. Royster Harper

The buck stops where? A theory-based analysis on the rise of campus -initiated tuition increases and their effects on the University of North Carolina, Michael S Harris

Becoming good Whites: Dissonance, coping and identity processes among White Christian adults working on racial healing, Tracey Ann Hartmann

Concept, method, and reality in understanding risk perception: Applying the lessons of the anthropology of education, group process, and risk communication to an urban groundwater contamination event, Syd Havely

Managing the dip: A qualitative and quantitative study of law school treatment of falling pass rates on the bar examination, Liza Herzog

Leadership development in African -American graduates of a predominantly White women's college: A case study of Barnard College, Avis E Hinkson

Creating constellations of culture: The value of organizational culture in confronting change in enrollment management at a liberal arts college, Noel C Hogan

Educational technology training centers in three selected New Jersey counties: Impressions of educators in the operationalization of a national policy initiative, James J Howard

Penn's College House system: Creating community, competitive advantage, and a culture of scholarship at an Ivy League university, Amy Renee Johnson

The athletic arms race at the University of Southern California, Robert V Johnson

Intellectual property *policies in the digital age: Who owns the course and does it matter?, Tracy Ellen Kamens

Responses to unfamiliar pedagogical practices: Revelations about school culture and pedagogical difference, Alison Shira Klugherz Kideckel

Leadership in balance: The role of collaboration for leading change in a living organization, John F Kucia

Navigating the waters: A case study on public higher education system transformation, John Glen LaBrie

"Sir, tell them we are rising!": Situated descriptive accounts of how K--2 "balanced literacy" classrooms constructed success in three urban schools that serve low SES students, Jean M Landis

Cogenerating fluency in urban science classrooms, Sarah-Kate LaVan

A study of linguistic and rhetorical features in the writing of non -English language background graduates of U.S. high schools, Elisabeth I Levi

Sensemakers, strategyshapers and saboteurs: A case study analysis of the process of planting, watering, harvesting and up -rooting the seeds of transformational change, Patricia J Louison

Paths to scientific literacy: Comparing college graduates' science traits with course -taking patterns, Deborah Shira Marcus

L2 vocabulary acquisition through text reading: Can lexical processing strategies help?, Holly Ann Monheimer

The impact of the new economy on the direction of higher education in the 21st century: Three case studies, Robert De Vel Muller

On the metacurriculum: Leveraging the college experience for lifelong success, Michael C Murphy

The sustainability of gains in reading measures of Spanish -speaking children who experience Reading Recovery: A four -year retrospective quasi-experimental study, Nadia Mykysey

Creating Camouflage: An exploration of adolescent girls' literacy practices and identities, Rachel E Nichols

Voices on the landscape: Reconceptualizing plagiarism, voice appropriation, and academic competence in ESL freshman composition, Mark A Ouellette

The gift of focus: Elementary school principals describe their leadership and what it would take for them to be instructional leaders, Todd S Parker

When the pot boils: The decline and turnaround of Drexel University, David A Paul

The role of community colleges in teacher education: The Colorado case study, Paul Bowen Prestwich

Solving the patent problem: Cognition, communication, and the National Academy of Sciences in the evolution of university patent policy, 1917--1966, Jane E Robbins

Four girls produce and transform texts situated in the arts and literacies: Accessing discourses of schooling, heritage, and difference at Taller Puertorriqueno, Anne Marie Roberti

Self -disclosure in gay male therapists: A qualitative assessment of decision -making, Brent A Satterly

Reducing the risk of teen pregnancy: Assessing the effectiveness of school- and community -based pregnancy prevention interventions, Lauren Sue Scher

Male coping in context: An exploratory analysis of hypermasculine reactivity to fear, Gregory D Seaton

An investigation of the situational dimensions of preschool emotional and behavioral adjustment: A study of problems within the classroom context, Rebecca Jane (Bulotsky) Shearer

Higher education and congressional partnership: A case study in tax legislation, Kathe Munz Shinham

Multiple meanings of parent involvement in Head Start: Parents and staff make sense, Eileen Storer Smith

Navigating unchartered wires: From "brick" to "brick -and -click". The transition of Foothill Community College, Aimee Erin Suzanne Tabor

King Vajiravudh's moral concepts for citizenship, Ratana Tanadbanchee Tungasvadi

Vidyashakti: Biliteracy and empowerment in India. The continua of biliteracy in action, Viniti Vaish

Telling different stories differently: The possibilities of (counter)storytelling with African -American adolescent boys, Lalitha Vasudevan

Factors that predict success and persistence of Hispanic -Puerto Rican students in engineering programs, Jose E Vazquez-Barquet

Community -university partnerships in action: A case study of the Louisiana State University-Old South Baton Rouge partnership, Gregory J Vincent

When worlds collide: Students, stress and the Student Affairs understanding, interpretation and response, Geneva M Walker-Johnson

Biliteracy resource eco-system of intergenerational language and culture transmission: An ethnographic study of a Chinese-American community, Shuhan Chou Wang

On becoming an urban teacher: Exploring agency through the journey from student to first -year practitioner, Beth A Wassell

A tale of two systems: School districts and state accountability policies, Elliot H Weinbaum

Poetic connections: Using literacy to connect the classroom, community, and culture of middle school students, Angela Michelle Wiseman

"To do for the many... what we do for the few": A case study of a teacher as reflective practitioner, change agent and researcher, Delores Y Wright

Hypervulnerable youth in a hypermasculine world: A critical analysis of hypermasculinity in African American adolescent males, Pamela C Zamel

Theses and Dissertations from 2003

Upper elementary grade children respond to culturally relevant historical fiction in a community-based literary club, Susan Browne

Logics of difference: Middle school girls orient to schooling, Patricia Susan Buck

Structured pathways to the presidency: Becoming a research university president, Velmer Stanley Burton

Understanding and influencing fund raising leadership, Donald Thomas Cahill

From the heart to the world and back again: Co -constructing school literacy practices with children from immigrant, migrant, and refugee backgrounds, Hans Gerald Campano

Information technology, the change process, and customer service in higher education administrative services, F. John Case

A comparative study of central cost allocation methodologies at private research universities, Robert Arthur Cooper

It's just the way things are done here: The role of institutional culture in the process of general education curriculum reform, Gregers Kjerulf Dubrow

MBA career services offices: Form and function, Steven Feld

Master's degree highly desired: Measuring the increase in productivity due to master's education in the United States Navy, Julie Dougherty Filizetti

Diversity and academic excellence: The pathway to national preeminence, Ralph Fitzpatrick

The educational metamorphosis: How three small colleges transformed themselves, Tiffany McKillip Franks

Direct departmental costs as they relate to departmental outcomes at selected schools of allied health, Jennifer Anne Giancola

"I'm tired. You clean and cook.": Shifting gender identities and language socialization in a Lao -American community, Daryl Marie Gordon

The impact of financial reporting on decision -making by boards of trustees: A case study at Stanford University, Andrew Lewis Harker

Can performance measurement improve teaching -learning effectiveness? Understanding the perspectives of community college faculty, Carol Luttrell Hawkins

Succession planning for key administrators at Ivy -Plus universities, John J Heuer

Changes in U.S. popular culture portrayal of youth suicide: 1950--2000, Patrick Edwin Jamieson

"What does it mean?": Making sense of (post)desegregation in a small urban middle school, Sarah Hope Jewett

Academic learning standards as reform in an elementary school setting: One school's journey, James Robert Johnson

Diagnosing female staff turnover in higher education, Victoria H Jo

"Thank you for asking": Exploring parent /teacher communications in a first grade classroom, Barbara Ryan Larkin

What is the impact of study abroad on L2 learning? A descriptive study of contexts, conditions, and outcomes, Peter Duncan Longcope

Missions, markets, and muscles: The intersection of ideals and realities in the debate over athletics at selective liberal arts colleges, Jesse Hickman Lytle

Navigating the journey: A case study of participants in a dissertation support program, Lois Anita MacNamara

The relationship of annual giving and endowment payout to future tuition dependency at private master's universities, Vincent Michael Maniaci

Leadership enhances the institutional impacts of Division I intercollegiate athletics: A case study of Syracuse University, Louis Gary Marcoccia

The relationship between higher education and state government in reference to autonomy and accountability, Tyrone Warren McCombs

Educating adult females for leadership roles in an informal science program for girls, Dale McCreedy

Postsecondary literacy services for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing, Susan Staib McGee

Ambivalent partners: Relationships between mothers and teachers in a full-time child care center, Wendy Hobbins McGrath

Integrating fund raising with academic planning and budgeting: Toward an understanding of strategic fund raising, Janine Pisani McGuire

Preschool competency in context: An investigation of the unique contribution of child competencies to early academic success, Christine Michele McWayne

The assessment of youth behavior pathology in Trinidad and Tobago: The Adjustment Scales for Children and Adolescents revisited, Michelle Ruth Menaker

Literature discussion groups respond to culturally relevant children's literature in the kindergarten classroom, Teresa Donato Miller

Mixed messages: Critical educational discourses and the cultural production of school change, Tricia Niesz

Reconceptualizing the college town: Urban universities and local retail development, Leroy David Nunery

The College of New Jersey: A case study in institutional transformation, Mary-Elaine Wszalek Perry

The use of passive investment strategies in the management of college and university endowments, Gary F Raisl

"The other Asian": Linguistic, ethnic and cultural stereotypes at an after -school Asian American teen videomaking project, Angela Rosario Reyes

A name by any other name: Responding to the increasing role of marketing in higher education, Glenn Rosenthal

Halfway in the can: An examination of data use in college and university decision making, Nichole Shumanis Rowles

The Culinary Institute of America: A history, Lawrence Timothy Ryan

The construction of identity through text: Sixth- and seventh-grade girls in an ultra -Orthodox Jewish day school, Lois Ballen Safer

A case study of student retention in two programs at a two -year for -profit institution of post-secondary education, Sergio Benjamin Sauchuk

The HIV prevention and educational needs of trans youth: A qualitative study, Lydia A Sausa

Reflections of desire and necessity: The literary understandings and responses of one urban, mixed -ability seventh-grade language arts class, Mary Beth Schaefer

Swarthmore College: The evolution of an institutional mission, Lawrence Miller Schall

Making connections between languages, between cultures, between texts: Intertextuality in bilingual elementary school read -alouds, Diana Lynn Schwinge

The impact of information technology on pedagogy in higher education, Karen Hyatt Sibley

Where is Hillel? A case study of Hillel and the University of Pennsylvania, Judith Anne Silverman

African -American teacher beliefs about learning and teaching: Portraits and perspectives of six urban school educators, Michele Jean Sims

"You need to be professional": An analysis of teacher positioning and imagined job interviews in a hospitality training program, Tamara Shane Sniad

*Respect, struggle and change: Examining the agency of African American female adolescents in city schools, Melissa Anne Sterba

"Here without English you are dead": Language ideologies and the experiences of women refugees in an adult ESL program, Doris Stanley Warriner

Managing institutional risks: A framework, Rick N Whitfield

Theses and Dissertations from 2002

An exploratory study of health beliefs and practices of the Yoruba living in the Philadelphia -Wilmington Metropolitan Area (USA), Joseph Adetunji Adepoju

A place of their own? The changing roles of the intercultural centers at the University of Pennsylvania and Swarthmore College, Emmanuel Victor Ago

Consulting to institutions of higher education: An examination of the consultative process what works, what doesn't work?, Marnelle Alexis

Using and understanding humor in a second language: A case study, Nancy Dolores Bell

A media-based safer sex educational intervention for late adolescents, Edward Lee Brown

From school to work: How the Restaurant School in Philadelphia prepares its students for the world of kitchen work through its classroom practices and the student apprenticeship program, John J Buckley

"What we would perish without": Response and responsibility in developmental education, Elizabeth J Cantafio

Perception, affection, and protection: A study of ecological support and psychosocial adjustment among young African American males with histories of aggression, Elaine F Cassidy

How student teachers construct and reconstruct knowledge about race, *class, and culture, Connie L DiLucchio

Veteran teachers at the middle grades: Factors influencing participation in professional development, Nicole Diane Edgecombe

Perceived adequacy with regard to undergraduate sexuality education for health and physical educators in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: A proposed program of sexuality education, Jennifer Geubtner-May

The assessment of youth psychopathology in Trinidad and Tobago: A cross -cultural construct validity study of the Adjustment Scales for Children and Adolescents (ASCA), Suzanne Marie Grim

Zine writing, graffiti, and turntablism: The creative practices of three youth, Leif Charles Gustavson

Cognitive change in freshmen at Immaculata College, Charles H Hagan

Effects of academic achievement, extracurricular involvement and work experience on entry-level employment of college graduates, Barbara Louise Hewitt

Seeing "practices of hope": Re -reading critical pedagogy and service learning in a liberal arts college English program, Julie Eastlack Hopson

Listening to the voices of women diagnosed with vulvodynia: A model for sexuality education, Susan Kellogg-Spadt

An assessment of the association between college attendance and changes in students' values, Thomas Oliver Kelly

Learning to do: An analysis of the School -to -Work Opportunities Act of 1994, Janet Linda Kroll

Assessing the benefits of an after -school program for urban youth: An impact and process evaluation, Sherri Christine Lauver

Course -taking and achievement in mathematics and science: A comparison of three nations using TIMSS, Christine S Leow

K--8 schooling: A retreat? A mandate? An intervention?, Keith Frederick Look

Development and evaluation of an internationally comparable scale of student socioeconomic status using survey data from TIMSS, Henry May

Half -day kindergarten literature discussion groups: A worthwhile endeavor, Janice Lee Butler McBride

Khmer -American youth in an urban migrant education program: Discourses, literacies and possible selves, Theresa Ann McGinnis

Negotiating identity politics: Exploring Brazilian children's experiences at a Japanese school, Kyoko Morita

Multidisciplinary approaches, disciplinary boundaries, and institutional response in American higher education: A history of international relations as a field of study, Frank Plantan

A descriptive study of 15 Roman Catholic priests, Church doctrine on human sexuality and contemporary human sexuality information, Paul Stephen Rimassa

Identifying and describing the roles of companion animals in the lives of workaholics: An exploratory study of workaholism, animal companionship and intimacy, Melody Arlene Santarpio-Damerjian

Understanding social reproduction: The recursive nature of structure and agency within a science class, Gale A Seiler

Career development and workforce preparation for non -college -bound high school students, Alton Christopher Strange

The role violence plays in an urban fourth grade classroom, Grace Lucia Sussman

Globalization and Japanese animation: Ethnography of American college students, Masatoshi Tominaga

The relationship between attachment classification and care behavior in preschool children: An exploratory study, Martha Dixon Tucker

High school mathematics coursework as a predictor of earnings in the labor market, Herbert Milton Turner

Women as writers in graduate school: Constructing academic writing identities, Kate Elizabeth Wartchow

Predictors of HIV -test completions by drug users: A randomized trial of home -collection test kits and clinic -based testing, Rasanjali Wickrema

Ideologies and methodologies in language and literacy instruction in postcolonial Eritrea, Martha Wagar Wright

Observation and reflection: How one teacher works with at-risk first-grade students in an inclusive school, Renata M Ziolkowska

Theses and Dissertations from 2001

Models in strategy: Empirical and qualitative comparisons with applications to non -profits, Chandra Aleong

Negotiating race and racism: Black youth in racially dissonant schools, Edith Gretchen Arrington

Towards a framework for family education: Language and literacy learning with Portuguese mothers and children, Eileen Marie Barry

The role of domestic goals and values in shaping adolescent girls' future occupational plans, Candace E Bell

Reading and writing for social change: Exploring literacy performances and identity work with queer youth, Mollie Virginia Blackburn

The impact of a deliberative forum process on people's understanding of a standards-based educational reform initiative in one suburban public school district, Mary Carlson Bolenbaugh

Reentry of the mature individual into the active workforce after retirement: Assessment of perceived cognitive and social training needs, Patsy Felicia Bradford-Bearkley

Reading, literature and culture: A case study of middle school students' responses to African American fiction for children, Wanda Michelle Brooks

An exploration in amatology: Self -defined trusting, intimate, and committed adult relationships, Katherine Elizabeth Burdette

Shifting metaphors: Of war and reimagination in the bilingual classroom, Melisa Shawne Cahnmann

Student voice: A call for improving teaching and learning at an urban charter school, Kelly C Davenport

Intimacy issue management in the post-surgical experience of breast cancer patients: A sexuality education program, Jennifer L Giordano

The emergent nature of the role of a reading specialist: A study of the sociopolitical forces that shape the role of a reading specialist, Meredith deHart Haab

Adolescent dating violence: An exploratory investigation of context and correlates, Diane M Hall

A community responds to economic change: A case study of the Lehigh Valley, Jacqueline Anne Hendrick

Reading between the lines: Teacher resistance to change, Pamela Freilich Hjelle

Weapon scans, lesson plans, and power -less computers: Becoming a teacher in urban America, Jason Robert Klugman

Executive development for higher education: A case study of the Wharton -IRHE Executive Education Program, Venard Scott Koerwer

Language minority populations twice neglected: A critical ethnographic study of language education *policy and practice in middle America, Felicia Lincoln

Constructing a learning identity: Students who have a learning disability reflect on their learning at a university learning center, Denise Kathleen Marone

The impact of the revised New York State Regents Examination in English on instructional practice, Vasiliki Vicky Menexas

Parent ratings of *behavior: Contextually based assessment for children and adolescents, Melissa Mordell

What is adjustment? The adjustment process of Japanese returnee children, Naoko Moriyoshi

"It's all in the preparation": An interpretive look at how one teacher prepares her students for participation in literature discussion groups, Melissa Andreana O'Donnell

Effect of attitudes toward women and other attitudinal variables on the formation of rape callousness and sexual misconduct among African, European, and Asian-American college students at a prestigious northeastern university: A longitudinal study, Carol Joyce Pamm

Whole school reform in progress: Examining leadership in the restructuring and reculturing of an urban small learning community, Audra M Philippon

Sexuality communication in the family: A qualitative study with African American mothers and their adolescent daughters, Erika Ingrid Pluhar

Beyond the good language learner: Ideology, identity, and investment in classroom foreign language learning, Anne Ida Pomerantz

Cultural literacy, afrocentrism, and education for citizenship, Oswald H Richards

Antecedents to providing individualized care: How nurses come to know their patients, Joan L Rockett

Authentic discourses on human sexuality: A study of adult women and their friendship interactions, Jennifer Ellen Ruocco

Re-viewing writing: Teacher and learner perspectives in three adult literacy classrooms, Mary O'Donnell Russell

Moving targets: An interpretive look at how one school faces issues related to transiency, achievement and instructional continuity, Donna Rosato Sanderson

Creating and applying criteria to evaluate online continuing medical education, Joseph Robert Sapp

Critical pedagogy in praxis: An examination of cross -cultural awareness, Nathaniel Wade Smith

Lived experiences that impede or facilitate sexual pleasure and orgasm in people with spinal cord injury, Mitchell Steven Tepper

The multiple relationships between health and *environment risk factors and school performance: A longitudinal investigation of urban elementary students, Erin Ann Tighe

Predictors of condom use among Black male college students, James Corbett Wadley

A cross -national investigation of gender differences in mean and variance of mathematics achievement of thirteen-year-old students from a social -psychological perspective, Aubrey Hui-Ju Wang

Influences on the perceptions of professionalism in dental hygiene, Deborah Anne Wilson

The implementation of facilities services outsourcing at the University of Pennsylvania, Jerel Philip Wohl

Theses and Dissertations from 2000

A qualitative study of the sexuality of women living in a homeless shelter, Kimberly Deanne Acquaviva

The sheltered classroom as a context for second language learning processes and outcomes, Mohamed Ismail bin Ahamad Shah

Examining the career development exploratory tasks of urban minority youth: The application of a phenomenological variate of ecological systems theory (PVEST) perspective, Christopher William Ashford

Making whole cloth: Integrating math in a primary grade classroom, Deborah Sascha Bakan

Language planning and language policy in an urban, public school: The interpretation and implementation of a dual language program, Linda A Bender

Should we "talk like textbook" or "keep it real?": Discursively connected learning opportunities in sexuality education, Sarah Caroline Beshers

A content-based whole language classroom: Does it prove a context for second language acquisition?, Ruth Boyd-Kletzander

Use of the Stroke Recovery of Activities of Daily Living and Mobility (RAM) Index for prediction of outcome, Susan K Brenneman

Leadership in Friends schools: The experiences of school heads, Martha B Bryans

First in the family: First -generation college students in the Ivy League, Deborah Yarber Clarke

An empirical assessment of student outcome and classroom interactions during two phases of a sociocultural teacher training program, Ellen Maria Dabrowski

Understanding language use and social interaction in a French /English two -way immersion classroom, Stacy Moira Gayman

An exploratory study of the features and outcomes of a post-graduate human sexuality course for marital and family therapist trainees, Thomas Henry Hallam

A phenomenological study of adult attachment in adult male sexual offenders, Tamara Dana Kanter

The role of home visitation in improving outcomes for teenage mothers and their children: Evidence from the Teenage Parent Home Visitor Services Demonstration, Meredith Claire Kelsey

Gradual return to work: The antecedents and consequences of switching to part -time work after first childbirth, Stacy S Kim

Female preschool teachers' perspectives on formal and informal sexuality education in the preschool classroom, Ann M Kolodji

The roles of distinctive and redundant features in the production of the short A and E vowel contrast by L1 German speakers of English, Joanna Leah Labov

Media influence on identity formation and social competence: Does music video impact adolescent development?, Blake Te'Neil Lloyd

The dilemmas of critical teaching: One teacher's journey, Marjorie E Madden

What happens when parents and teachers engage in sustained conversation about learning, Rose Theresa Martin

Public policy and professional practice: The relationship of state regulation to continuing competency perceptions and behaviors of occupational therapists, Yvette Denise Mayhan

A constructivist perspective: The child's voice in written expression, Janice McDonnell-Hartwig

Managing gender expectations: A competency model for women in leadership, Carol Vallone Mitchell

Assessment and development of cultural competence, Eric Robert Mitchell

Faculty entrepreneurs: Fund seekers, experts for hire and faculty visionaries, Lynn Ortale

The effects of forms and meaning -focused instruction on ESL learners' phonological acquisition, Julie Kim Park

The struggle for school desegregation in Philadelphia, 1945--1967, Anne Ellen Phillips

"Reading myself between the lines": White teachers reading, writing and talking about issues of diversity, inequality and pedagogy, Sharon Michelle Ravitch

The academic impact of volunteer tutoring in urban public elementary schools: Results of an experimental design evaluation, Gary William Ritter

Charity care in New Jersey hospitals: Health policy issues in the development of a proposed method for allocating subsidy money, Rita Marie Romeu

Exploring the literacy practices of first year medical students as they negotiate the demands of medical school, Joan Maria Rushton

A balance between well care nursing and ill care nursing in the 4-year baccalaureate nursing programs of the Thai public sector, Kaewwiboon Sangpolsit

A sundial in the shade: Gifted education and the restructuring process, Julie Karen Heiman Savitch

Leadership and professional competencies: Serving higher education in an era of change, David M Smith

Urban principals and systemic reform: Empowerment and powerlessness, Mary Helen Spiri

What we talk about when we talk about race: Inventing feminist anti-racist teaching in a ninth-grade English class, Patricia Ann Suyemoto

The relationship among school *policies, practices, and resources, student reading proficiency and racial differences in proficiency: Evidence from a multilevel analysis of fourth-grade students from Pennsylvania, New York, and the United States, George Harry Terhanian

Integrating Holocaust art and aesthetics into the curriculum, Nelly Toll

The Multidimensional Measure of Comfort with Sexuality (MMCS1): The development of a multidimensional objective measure of comfort with sexuality for use in the sexuality education and research, Philip Michael Tromovitch

"To speak or not to speak - that is the question". Oral communication skills in a broader profile of literacy: A high school teacher's quest for communicative competence in his chemistry classroom, Elizabeth A Tuleja

Bilingual teachers -in -the -making: Advocates, classroom teachers, and transients, Manka Mary Varghese

Investigating a corporate coaching event: Focusing on collaborative reflective practice and the use of displayed emotions to enhance the supervisory coaching process, Patricia Ottilie Wachholz

Corporate education and new information technologies: Executive perceptions of implementation barriers, Jason Michael Wingard

A Delphi survey study: School psychologists' perceptions of learning styles, discrepancy formulas, and the learning disabilities identification process, Sally Tamburello Winterton

*Education and economic *growth: Evidence from China and *policy implications, Weibin Xu

The Philadelphia Start -On -Success Scholars Internship Program as a case study in inner-city special education reform: A portrait of those who can't afford to stand still, Joseph Youngblood

Theses and Dissertations from 1999

Juggling two worlds: Ethnic identity of Korean -American college students, Hue-Sun Ahn

The response of small private colleges to financial distress in the nineties, Kimberly Maguire Allen

Stress factor effects on the morbidity of death due to hypertension: A postmortem analysis of environmental, socioeconomic and racial factors, Vijaykumar Benjamin Balraj

A case study of strategic planning and competitive strategy as applied to two institutions of higher education, Conchita Yvonne Battle

Climbing the ivy: Examining the experiences of academically successful Native American Indian undergraduate students at two Ivy League universities, Bryan McKinley Brayboy

The learner -interlocutor relationship as a factor in second language listening comprehension: A sociolinguistic perspective, Karen A Carrier

The role of first language transfer and second language proficiency in the writing of Chinese learners of English as a second language, Fred Jyun-Gwang Chen

African village: A case study of an African -centered public elementary school, Verna S Cole

Creating constructivist opportunities: Integrating the arts in education, Dennis William Creedon

Effect of time between HIV testing and availability of test results on posttest counseling return rates, Helene Soffer Cross

Multidimensional measurement of parent involvement and its relationship to parent and child adjustment, Gwendolyn Yvette Davis

Mother tongue, mother's touch: Kazakhstan government and school construction of identity and language planning metaphors, R. Stuart DeLorme

Preaching the gospel within a Lutheran and multicultural congregation, Kathryn Ann Eckstam-Ames

When book-smart is not life-smart: Contexts of sex risk at an Ivy-League university, Dana Lorrain Fry

The presenting psychopathology of college women seeking treatment for eating concerns at a college counseling center: A comparison with a relevant college clinical sample, William Geiger

What's the plan? Teaching and learning while on a pediatric residency rotation, Angelo P Giardino

When policymakers and practitioners partner: A stakeholder analysis of an urban school reform program, Alice Elizabeth Ginsberg

Using literacies to question identity, culture, and *difference in the intensive ESL classroom, Jill Marcy Gladstein

Community organizing at a neighborhood high school: Promises and dilemmas in building parent -educator partnerships and collaborations, S. Eva Gold

Organizing and managing information technology to support K--12 education reform, Steven Michael Guttentag

The Georgia Project: A binational attempt to reinvent a school district in response to Latino newcomers, Edmund Tappan Hamann

Construct validation of the Learning Behaviors Scale by independent measures of student performance, Helen S Hamlet

The Penn Interactive Peer Play Scale for kindergarten: Building essential linkages in early childhood assessment, Virginia Ruth Hampton

Student satisfaction among traditional and nontraditional students enrolled in a private four-year institution in Delaware, LaVerne T Harmon

The structural and contextual analysis of anger in urban African-American adolescents, Teresa Cristina Herrero-Taylor

Voices heard in educational therapy for the remediation of learning disabilities in Christian schools: An analytic description of questions asked and answered, Susan Kathryn Hutchison

Rethinking parental roles: A teacher research study, Shirley Ann Kaltenbach

Meaning of migration, gender and identities in the lives of Asian Indian women: An exploratory study, Meeta Aggarwal Kumar

Fantasy and the internal working models held toward "comfortable interpersonal attachments" shape sexual desire: A theory applied to persons with hypersexuality, Richard A Leedes

Initiation and maintenance of HIV risk reduction: A prospective study among injection drug users, Szu-Hsien Tony Lee

Forms of engagement: Toward a language for the ethical significance of classroom literacy practices, Alice Lesnick

Contextually relevant assessment of the emotional and behavioral adjustment of Head Start children, Megan Noone Lutz

Science conceptions and connections: How third graders engage in *inquiry to learn science, Susan Hemphill Marston

Empirical relationships between developmental competencies and peer play behaviors with African-American Head Start children, Julia Laraine Mendez

Working and playing with words: Variations across teachers in a holistic curriculum, Karen Nolan

An exploratory study of cognitive laboratories for development and construct validation of reading and mathematics achievement test items, Christine Andrews Paulsen

Black students in community service learning: Critical reflections about self and identity, Marcine C Pickron-Davis

The political work of teaching: Teachers' construction of the status "at-risk", Donna Marie Ronzone

(Not just) passing out: An ethnographic evaluation of one small, private, four-year college's developmental English program, Kelly Ann Shea

Learning conditions and learning outcomes for second language acquisition: Input, output, and negotiation, Rita Elaine Silver

Clinical decision -making in baccalaureate nursing students: A qualitative field study, Marian C Slater

"It's my life": Independence, cohesion and tensions in the social world of an Israeli preadolescent class group, Julie I Spiegel

Awareness of being White, perceptions about racial minority groups, and interracial contact: A study of Mennonites in America, Jill Christine Stoltzfus

Talk among student teachers in an urban high school: Questioning dimensions of difference, Michelle Yvonne Denise Szpara

The Siza Center: South Africa's reform effort to eliminate the educational and social effects of the Bantu Education Act, No. 47 of 1953, Bongani Vivian Thabethe

The Techno-MBA: One alternative for knowledge workers, Thomas Lee Vernon

Improving the odds for children of teen mothers: What matters most?, Cheri A Vogel

The role of desire in children's theory of mind, Margalit Ziv

Theses and Dissertations from 1998

Doing difference differently: Frameworks for promoting social change and transformation in schools, Thea Renda Abu El-Haj

Gesture in foreigner talk, Thomas W Adams

Literacy and its contexts: Evaluating direct, self -evaluative and proxy measures in Ghana, Wendy Akua Addae

Casting gender: The constitution of social identities through literacy practices among third and fourth graders, Diane Downer Anderson

Reading types, strategies, attitudes and habits: An investigation of reading behaviors and perceptions in one whole language community college reading classroom, Lisa Anne Barnes

Doing school and doing school differently: The perspectives of five adult learners on their past and current educational experiences, Alisa Ann Belzer

The Whitney Observational Depression Index: Development and refinement of an observational tool for measuring depression, June Eileen Burns

Understanding and improving collaborative relations between an urban middle school and a university: Mayer B. Sulzberger - Center for Community Partnerships experience, Richard Steven Carter

The unique and combined impact of health and caretaking risk factors on the school adjustment of urban first-grade students, Andrea Marie DelGaudio Weiss

Getting coordinated: Lessons from an implementation study of a school -linked, coordinated service initiative, Ellen Lillian Foley

What college means: Perceptions expressed by a small group of urban high school students, Cheryl Smith Garrett

An evaluation of marketing positioning in four year colleges and universities, Cynthia Marie Gerke-Newman

At-risk elementary students reflect on their reading through collaborative retrospective miscue analysis, Anastasia Germain

Student misbehavior: An exploratory study of individual, familial, social, and institutional influences, Susan Poland Giancola

The effects of reciprocal peer problem-solving on the mathematics achievement, academic motivation and self -concept of ``at risk'' urban elementary students, Marika Dayana Ginsburg-Block

Complying with Title IX: An examination of the effects on three NCAA Division III colleges in Pennsylvania and the difficulties the law's interpretation has created for small colleges attempting to achieve gender equity, David Taylor Hooks

The college choice process: An analysis of the factors that influence the college choice decisions of high school seniors to matriculate in a cooperative education institution of higher education, Christopher Edward Hopey

An analysis of the relationships of selected variables and the financial support provided to comprehensive coeducational Catholic colleges and universities by their alumnae, Linda Rovtar Hopkins

Primary schooling for all: An analysis of expansion and intersectoral linkages, Subbarao Venkata Ilapavuluri

A reading specialist's story of reflection and collaboration: An endeavor to support peers as they practice flexible grouping to meet students' literacy learning needs, Linda Strite Irwin

Neighborhood family literacy beliefs and practices, Bernadette Margaret Mulligan Janis

Choices of performed identities: Negotiating, constructing and displaying appropriateness in an adult ESL classroom for teaching and learning communicative competence, Mitsuo Kubota

Towards a critical approach to professional development: Teachers' construction of professional identities and issues in children's literacies, Mellinee Kay Lesley

Teacher, adminstrator, and support staff behaviors toward and perceptions of the implementation of a *change, Regina C Manginelli

The relationship of educational indebtedness and mode of professional practice for graduates of schools and colleges of optometry, Lawrence Hartley McClure

Women's experiences of continuing development: Midlife reflections of community college students, Bettsy Morse McCoubrey

A study of organizational culture and its effect on the scholarly productivity of African -American women nurse faculty at predominantly White and historically Black colleges and universities, Gloria J McNeal

"I'm ready to start": An elementary school's transition from a basal to literature-based approach to reading instruction, M. Jeannette Myers-Gilbert

Using cluster analysis for transcript analysis of course -taking patterns of General Studies graduates at Community College of Philadelphia, Wayne Steven Obetz

Boys' education and the arts: A case study of boys' attitudes about art and music education in an independent school for boys, Richard L Parker

Learning community on a "tight ship": Issues and dilemmas of control and change in restructuring an urban high school, Dina Hannah Portnoy

A piece of the ivy: A case study of Black student retention at the University of Pennsylvania, Wesley Tyrone Proctor

The socioeconomic impact of literacy program participation on women in rural Mali, Laurel Diana Puchner

The uses of presidential assessment in private, selective, liberal arts colleges, Judith Krieger Rogers

Unrealized potential: A case study of an urban school -to-work program, Howard Salasin

College students' use of psychotherapeutic services as a function of year in school, Randy Lynn Sandler

Collaborative learning beyond the classroom: A case study of the use of networked computers for learning in a boarding school, Alexander DeGraw Schuh

Putting school/work back together? A comparison of organizational change in an inner city school and a Fortune 500 company, Paul Skilton-Sylvester

Impacting future faculty diversity: The development of a model to recruit and retain a diverse doctoral student population at the University of Delaware, Praria A Stavis-Hicks

"What? What did he say?": Voices, contexts and social interaction between students with difference in the ability to hear, Nicola Ruth Temko

The evolution of writing in kindergarten: The role of student-teacher conferencing, Thomas L Tobin

Impact of open admissions policies in Vietnam, Thao Xuan Tran

Trust in the workplace: Taking the pulse of trust between physicians and hospital administrators, Beulah Trey

Redefining the meaning of campus: A case study of theological education at a distance, Donald Lurton Tucker

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, pastoral caregiving, and clergy homophobia, Robert Emory Vaughn

Interaction on the network: A case of PennMOO among ESL learners, Fara Adlina Wan-Mansor

Evaluation of two approaches to perioperative nursing inservice education in the hospital setting, Maryann Papanier Wells

Women's experiences of secondary infertility, Diane Marie Moyer Wieland

Theses and Dissertations from 1997

A critical analysis of the strategic decision-making process for information technology in academic libraries, Steven Jay Bell

The effects of trained peer response on writing quality, revision strategies, and peer talk about ESL texts, Cathrine Essy Berg

A case study of the participatory playwriting process with juvenile offenders, Janice Lake Betts

Structured dialogue as staff development: A case study of one public high school's dialogue, Paulette Bogan

Correlates of stress and racial identity attitudes in Black professionals, Cheryl D Bowers

An account of a school/university collaboration, Gail Denise Brooks

Frames of meaning: An analysis of occupational therapy evaluations of young children, Janice Posatery Burke

Understanding community: A comparison of the tasks of community in four school settings, Patricia Ellen Calderwood

Empirical relationships among parenting styles, determinants of parenting, and children's school readiness in urban Head Start families, Kathleen Coyle Coolahan

Mainstreaming as language policy and classroom practice: An interpretive study of partner teachers' roles, relationships and talk in multilingual British secondary schools, Angela Creese

Practicing what we teach: A constructivist approach to mathematics teacher education, Caroline Brayer Ebby

From print to practice: Community as a metaphor for school reform, Deidre Renee Farmbry

The comparability of linear and nonlinear latent variable analyses of skewed dichotomous items, Irene Debra Feurer

The relationship between childhood stress and classroom behavior, Terri Allen Gaier

Overstress among American school children, 1840--1920, Gail Gaisin Glicksman

High-risk college freshmen: Toward understanding academic success, Carolyn Marie Goodspeed

The home and the world: Everyday interactions between ``learners'' and ``teachers'' in the Shakti Valley, India, Pritha Gopalan

Identity status and weight preoccupation in college women, Marianne Herzog

Mentoring at-risk youth: A research review and evaluation of the impacts of the Sponsor -A-Scholar program on student performance, Amy Wellington Johnson

Selecting the appropriate health plan: What employers should know about employee values, perceptions and choice behaviors, David Kasiarz

Language revitalization in the Andes: Quichua instruction, use, and identity in Saraguro, Ecuador, Kendall Amy King

Giving teachers control of the school reform agenda through dialogue: Are they ready for it?, Michelle O'Grady King

Otherwise qualified: An action-oriented study of the experiences of learning disabled labeled undergraduates at an Ivy League university, Catherine Elizabeth Luna

Factors which promote sustainability of a neonatal intensive care education program in an emerging country, Leslie Diane Mancuso

Teacher education reform: A case study in the process of reform at Normalsville University, Linda Lee McDowell

Parent involvement in schools, the intergenerational transfer of occupational and economic success, and the grouping of students: Lessons from suburbia, Daniel Joseph McGrath

Negotiating ``problem space'': Student needs assessment in a community college academic support center as a basis for reflective practice for learning specialists, Deborah Lynne Moeckel

Pennsylvania's instructional support team and the Pennsylvania Framework: Is there common ground?, Marcia Luanne Moyer

The effect of guided imagery on the personality trait of time competence/incompetence, Murray Needleman

The role of universal grammar in second language acquisition: Explaining variability of verb placement in L2 German, Susanne Nimmrichter

Patterns of honorific use in the everyday speech of four Japanese women, Yoshiko Okushi

The changing role of the reading specialist in independent schools: Caught in the crossfire of (un)spoken dialogues surrounding independent schools' ability to accommodate a range of student needs, Molly Warner Patterson

Negotiating school leadership: New principals and experienced teachers work toward change, Marjorie B Perloff

Dancing at two weddings: A case study of mathematics reform, Karen J Rothschild

Foreign objects: Cultural psychotherapy in theory and practice, Karen Merle Seeley

Predicting academic success for low -income students in an urban Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program, I. Donald Snook

A potential impact of computer technology on students' alternative conceptions and explanatory style, Ralph E Swan

Inside, outside and in-between: Identities, literacies and educational policies in the lives of Cambodian women and girls in Philadelphia, Ellen Skilton Sylvester

Health Literacy: A participatory curriculum enacted in the United States and Honduras, Mary Jean Tecce Decarlo

Implementing dialogue to reform a total school district: A lens on both dialogue and the superintendency, Donna Hooker Topping

Cognitive ability, classroom learning behavior, and achievement responsibility as predictors of concurrent academic performance, Richard Victor Weiss

Into the eye of {\it Monon}: An historical and analytic philosophical investigation into the connotative concept of *research as denoted by ``Studies in Education'', Volume I, Earl Barnes, Editor (Second Edition, Stanford University, 1903), Benjamin Welsh

Ways of seeing children as literacy learners in an independent elementary school: Implications for assessment and change, Carol A White

The college choice process: A longitudinal study of decision-making among students and families, Caroline Daly Wilson

Acquisition planning for English: A case in Malaysian tertiary education, Mohamad-Hassan Zakaria

Theses and Dissertations from 1996

A study of basic writers and their use of word processing within a holistic classroom, Donna S Armstrong

The plea of the land: ``Teach our children better''. Legislated educational reform and National Education Association affiliates: Stakeholder reports in Minnesota, South Carolina, and Pennsylvania, Phyllis Fox Catz

A study of the effect of corrective feedback on foreign language learning: American students learning Chinese classifiers, Hao-Jan Howard Chen

The cross -cultural reentry experiences of short -term study abroad students from the U.S., James L Citron

Self-help groups for families of the mentally ill: Perceptions of helpfulness, Manulyn Citron

Subjected and productive bodies: The educational vision of the Ursulines in early colonial New Orleans, Tracy Ebbs

Trauma in school communities: How schools cope with the impact of trauma, John Joseph Ganz

Collaborative school-based research: Evaluation of an academically integrated HIV/AIDS prevention curriculum for middle school students, Kristen E. M Gay

``Excellent foreigner!'': {\it Gaijinization\/} of Japanese language and culture in contact situations. An ethnographic study of dinner table conversations between Japanese host families and *American students, Masakazu Iino

Managing strategic change: The ABCs of the ``whys'' and ``hows'', Philip Andrew Lawson

The vicarious effects of treating female rape survivors: The therapist's perspective, Jennifer Anne Lobel

Teacher perception of classroom activity as viewed from some foreign language classrooms in Pennsylvania, John Bronnie Melesky

Subgroups of addicted and nonaddicted borderline outpatients based on symptoms exhibited and comorbid disorders, Delinda Erma Mercer

The story of service at The Pathway School, William Anthony O'Flanagan

Relationship between learning behaviors and academic achievement among school -aged American children and adolescents, Barbara Anne Schaefer

The development and demonstration of a positive personal construct of homosexuality among pastors: A phenomenological exploration, Darlene Roberta Kelley Scott

Taking the challenge: A journey toward *change in four teachers' language arts programs through staff development, Karen Gail Smith

A phenomenological study of women who have overcome childhood abuse, Deborah Blair Stevens

Preparing for the freshman year: What four new liberal arts college presidents learned along the way, Frederick Mercer Van Sickle

Theses and Dissertations from 1995

The Pennsylvania Special Education Regulations and Standards: Implementation at the local school district level, Joann Marie Bierdziewski

A grounded theory study of adolescent daughters of fathers who are alcoholic, Mary Elaine Joan Dobbins

The effects of multimedia presentation on cognitive learning and psychomotor performance of intramuscular injection technique and nursing students' attitudes toward learning, Laurie Ann Downes

Words and lives: Toward a critical discourse on language among urban adolescents, Robert Anthony Fecho

A society contained, a culture maintained: An ethnography of second language acquisition in informal education, Valerie Susan Jakar

Racial socialization: The effectiveness of the transmission of messages about race by Black parents to their college -aged children, Rhonda Felece Jeter

P.A.C.E. (Programs for Awareness in Cultural Education): The study of a peer education program in cross-cultural awareness at the University of Pennsylvania, Navneet Khera

Factor analysis, reliability and validity of the Preschool Learning Behaviors Scale, Nanette M Leigh

Negotiation as a context for learning syntax in a second language, Julian Darcy Linnell

An evaluation of an interdisciplinary science course designed to help at-risk students, Erica Nicole O'Neal

Is humor a useful teaching tool in human sexuality education? Perspectives of sixth-grade students, Marcia Rupp Vogel

Negotiating literacy learning in an urban secondary school classroom, Hannah Winston

Theses and Dissertations from 1994

Less-conscious values decision-making in Afro-American women concerning infant feeding choice, Dale Muther Allison

Women's response to reproductive trauma secondary to contraceptive iatrogenesis: A phenomenological approach to the Dalkon Shield case, Katherine Kaby Anselmi

Language and literacy development in a Cambodian community in Philadelphia, Joel Carlton Hardman

Colleges that have altered their admissions testing policies: Their rationale, process and results. A case study of four colleges, Kenneth Edward Hartman

The federal mandate to desegregate Pennsylvania's state -owned institutions of higher education: A case study of Title VI enforcement, Robert Ellsworth Lane

The social construction of young children's play, Alice Marie Meckley

What is self-defense? Experiential learning, the martial arts and the education of the individual, Gary Lee Moyer

``Una buena educaci\'on'': A study of parental values, beliefs, and aspirations in a dual-language school, Olga Gloria Rubio

The effect of competitive structure on price elasticity in local markets of higher education in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Michael Keith Townsley

Theses and Dissertations from 1993

Exploration of the student nurse role through analysis of student post-conference discussion: A qualitative study of first semester associate degree student nurses, Jane Eleanor Brown

Stories, styles, and perceptions of practice constructs among intensive care nursery nurses, Dorothy Konowitz Fischer

Creating live circuits: An exploration of Book Logs for upper elementary students, Helen Hope Holt

Subject(s) to change: Revolution as pedagogy, or representations of *education and the formation of the Russian revolutionary, Bradley Owen Jordan

The Inner Light and popular enlightenment: Philadelphia Quakers and charity schooling, 1770--1820, William C. Kashatus

A connectionist model of second language acquisition, Thomas Anthony Keenan

Friends or foes: Relationships of trust and mistrust in inner city *education, Carol Lundberg Kennett

The construction of two college study groups, Althier Margaret Lazar

Ethnography, classrooms and social networks in the Russian Jewish immigrant community of North East Philadelphia, Jeanne Johnson Newman

A descriptive study of the *offer as a speech behavior in American English, Josephine Feldmark Rabinowitz

Teacher burnout, depressive symptoms, and coping strategies: Their relationship in two samples of teachers, Shelley Carolyn Randall

Conditional effects of institutional characteristics on the persistence of traditional -age students at four-year institutions of higher education, Barbara Ann Sylvia

The factors which have affected the implementation of the ACCESS PA project in forty-seven high school libraries in two intermediate units in Pennsylvania, George Herbert Zook

Theses and Dissertations from 1992

Language maintenance and shift in the Chinese community of Greater Philadelphia, Su-chiao Chen

Responding to linguistic and cultural differences in a multicultural classroom, Joseph Olusola Falodun

Nurse clinical decision-making: A naturalistic inquiry, Joan Marie Jenks

Evaluation of a Big Brothers/Big Sisters program for children of alcoholics, Joseph Thomas Keenan

HIV/AIDS knowledge, attitudes and beliefs among urban childbearing women, Katherine K Kinsey

A comparison of the Delphi technique with the nominal group technique (NGT) in determining the criteria to be used for measuring the value-added effect of associate degree graduates of two Pennsylvania community colleges, Richard Allen Kratz

Catalytic incineration of contaminants in air with a spiral heat exchanger-combustor, Matthew John Targett

Comprehensive evaluation of a teen pregnancy and parenting program: A principal's educational model, Kathleen Anne Thornton

Adding a third language: An in-depth analysis of the teacher questioning processes in a Chinese classroom, David Shoou-Der Tseng

Theses and Dissertations from 1991

A study of the leadership behaviors and career paths of black and white female student service administrators in higher education, Robinette Mardella Dasher-Alston

English as a Second Language college writers' revision responses to teacher-written comments, Linda Eckhardt Dessner

Shaping reading and writing: Common threads and unique patterns in one fourth-grade, Carole Cook Freeman

Child interlanguage discourse: The role of peer interaction, Kalala Kabongo-Mianda

Community standards regarding sexually explicit materials in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania: Personal standards and perceived standards, Mary Elizabeth Kearns

Ethnic identification and social interaction: A study of Asian-American students at a Philadelphia high school, Stacey Jeanne Lee

NNSTA-student interaction: An analysis of TAs' questions and students' responses in a laboratory setting, Mark Wittwer Tanner

A study of dropouts in a rural Pennsylvania school district, Leon Anthony Trager

Fossilization in second language acquisition: A Vygotskian perspective, Gay N Washburn

Theses and Dissertations from 1990

Concurrent correlates of job success for workers with the developmentally disabled in a New Jersey state facility, Loren Barbara Amsell

The effect of formal instruction on the development of sociolinguistic competence: The performance of compliments, Kristine A Billmyer

A study of the factors that affect the implementation of human immunodeficiency virus education programs in Pennsylvania schools, Bernard Joseph Healey

Thematic teaching in the kindergarten: A description of changed and unchanged practices, Annemarie B Jay

The acculturation of selected Filipino nurses to nursing practice in the United States, Naty Lopez

Ethnic identity and ethnic maintenance in the Puerto Rican community of Philadelphia, Cheryl L Micheau

Doctor-patient communication: An exploration of language use during the informed consent process, Louisa Jane Royster

Home school literacy: An ethnographic study of parents teaching reading and writing, Elizabeth Baurle Treat

A descriptive study of female sexuality in midlife: Implications for the development of adult sex education programs, Carole Israeloff Zawid

Theses and Dissertations from 1989

Match between cognitive demands of a Philadelphia science curriculum and students' cognitive abilities: Cross -cultural Piagetian replication, Andrew Michael Cleminson

Career paths of African-Americans who were promoted to upper echelon positions in the school district of Philadelphia: 1964--1974, Curtis Dunston Howard

Theses and Dissertations from 1988

The pilgrim's progress: The progressivism of Francis Wayland Parker (1837--1902), Matthew Stanley Fliss

Theses and Dissertations from 1987

Social scenes of reading: A study of eighth-graders' talk about books, Patricia Johnston

The relationship between children's and teachers' perceptions of students' learning styles in a black, low SES, elementary school population, Diane L Pies

HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS' NEEDS, ATTITUDES, AND ACTIONS IN RESPONSE TO COMPREHENSIVE CHANGE: THE STANDARDIZED CURRICULUM POLICY OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA (PENNSYLVANIA), GAIL BROOKSTEIN RAZNOV

Theses and Dissertations from 1986

THE FEMALE MID-LIFE STUDENT: A CASE STUDY OF THREE MID-LIFE WOMEN AT THE LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (PENNSYLVANIA), ELEANOR MARY HOTTENSTEIN

AN EVALUATION OF MOTORCYCLE SAFETY EDUCATION IN THREE SOUTHCENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA COUNTIES, ROBERT ALLEN LEASE

SCHOOL FINANCE POLICY FORMULATION IN PENNSYLVANIA: A CASE STUDY (POLITICAL CULTURE, LEGISLATIVE PROCESS), KATHLEEN KELLEY LYNCH

COLLEGIATE CHOICE BEHAVIOR IN A CHRISTIAN DAY SCHOOL: AN ETHNOGRAPHY, DAVID LOWELL PHILLIPS

PET FACILITATED THERAPY FOR SOCIALLY DISINTERESTED AND DEVELOPMENTALLY DELAYED CHILDREN, LAUREL ANN REDEFER

VOLUNTARY STAFF DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS: A CASE STUDY OF PHILADELPHIA TEACHERS' LEARNING COOPERATIVE (TLC) (PENNSYLVANIA), MINORU SAKAMOTO

FROM MOUNTAINTOPS TO CITY STREETS: AN ETHNOGRAPHIC INVESTIGATION OF LITERACY AND SOCIAL PROCESS AMONG THE HMONG OF PHILADELPHIA (LAOS), GAIL WEINSTEIN-SHR

Theses and Dissertations from 1985

A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE PLATO COMPUTER-ASSISTED INSTRUCTIONAL DELIVERY SYSTEM AND THE TRADITIONAL INDIVIDUALIZED INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM IN TWO JUVENILE CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES OWNED BY THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, THELMA L BARNETT

PUBLIC SPEAKING ANXIETY BEFORE AND AFTER INTRODUCTORY SPEECH CLASSES (COMMUNICATION APPREHENSION, PERSONAL REPORT, STAGE FRIGHT, RETICENCE), ROBERT JOHN BERCHICK

HOW NURSING STUDENTS FINANCE THEIR EDUCATION: A SURVEY OF THE FINANCES OF COLLEGE STUDENTS IN PENNSYLVANIA (FINANCIAL AID, BACCALAUREATE), LINDA PHILLIPS BROWN

THE DOWNINGTOWN EDUCATIONAL ENRICHMENT PROGRAM: AN EVALUATION (PENNSYLVANIA), DOUGLAS DAVISON

THE PLANNING, IMPLEMENTATION, AND EVALUATION OF A SECONDARY, GIFTED, CAREER EDUCATION PROGRAM (PENNSYLVANIA), JERRY L DUNKLE

CHILD LIFE SPECIALISTS AS PERCEIVED BY HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS (MEDICAL, SOCIOLOGY, OCCUPATION), LAURA LEE GAYNARD

ORGANIZATIONAL LEARNING WITHIN A HOSPITAL SETTING: A CASE STUDY (CHANGE, BEHAVIOR, PARTICIPANT OBSERVATION, DEVELOPMENT), MARIE ANGELELLA GEORGE

THE LEGALIZATION OF SPECIAL EDUCATION: PERCEPTIONS OF THE ELEMENTS OF DUE PROCESS BY PARENTS AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS IN PUBLIC LAW 94-142 PLACEMENT HEARINGS (PENNSYLVANIA), STEVEN SELIG GOLDBERG

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN REFERENCE GROUP ORIENTATION AND THE SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS' PREPARATION FOR AND TESTIMONY IN SPECIAL EDUCATION DUE PROCESS HEARINGS IN PENNSYLVANIA, GEORGE F. GOLDEN

STUDENT, FACULTY, AND COMMUNITY PERCEPTIONS OF THE EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES PROGRAM AT THE MECHANICSBURG AREA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (PENNSYLVANIA), LLOYD RUSSEL KRAMER

TERRY MAKES SENSE: AN ETHNOGRAPHIC ACCOUNT OF A HIGH SCHOOL PEER TUTORING EVENT (FERNALD, CARING, ASHTON-WARNER, NODDINGS, LANGUAGE-EXPERIENCE APPROACH), CHRISTINE HENNING LUCE

PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST'S COMPLIANCE WITH CHANGES MANDATED BY P.L. 94-142 AS A FUNCTION OF SELECTED PERSONAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL VARIABLES (PL94-142), HOWARD RICHARD MARCUS

PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT IN CHAPTER 1 AND NON-CHAPTER 1 SCHOOLS OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA AS PERCEIVED BY PRINCIPALS AND PARENTS (FUND-RAISING, PENNSYLVANIA), JOSEPH MEADE

A DESCRIPTIVE STUDY OF SUPERINTENDENTS' PERCEPTIONS OF SCHOOL BOARDS IN PENNSYLVANIA, ELMER CALVIN MYERS

USE OF SABBATICAL LEAVE POLICY BY PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL DISTRICTS, PETER MORRIS NISH

PEER TUTORING: A STUDY OF ITS EFFECT ON MATHEMATIC ACHIEVEMENT AND ATTITUDE OF NINTH GRADE MATH I STUDENTS OF HARRISBURG HIGH SCHOOL (EXPERIMENTAL, INNER CITY, PENNSYLVANIA), SANDRA MADELINE NOVOTNI

PREGNANT TEENAGERS, THEIR EDUCATIONAL OPTIONS AND THE ROLE OF EDUCATORS: THREE CASE STUDIES IN THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA (PENNSYLVANIA), MAE A PASQUARIELLO

EFFECTIVENESS OF THE RANDOM DOT E STEREOTEST COMPARED TO THE SNELLEN ILLITERATE E AND COVER TEST IN PRESCHOOL VISION SCREENING (PENNSYLVANIA, AMBLYOPIA, MODIFIED CLINICAL TECHNIQUE), RONALD VINCENT PETRILLA

EVALUATION IN THE SOCIAL STUDIES CURRICULUM: A RESPONSIVE EVALUATION MODEL, ROBERT S PITTMAN

GENDER ROLES AND GENDER STEREOTYPES IN CROSS-CULTURAL EDUCATION, WILLIAM RAYMOND POLLARD

A STUDY OF PRESCHOOL EDUCATOR ATTITUDES TOWARD MAINSTREAMING HANDICAPPED CHILDREN (PENNSYLVANIA), RICHARD DAVID PRICE

A CASE STUDY OF PROFESSIONAL STAFF DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES IN A SUBURBAN SCHOOL DISTRICT IN SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA DURING THE 1982-1983 SCHOOL YEAR, LEROY ERNEST SEITZ

THE FURNESS-MITCHELL COTERIE: ITS ROLE IN PHILADELPHIA'S INTELLECTUAL LIFE AT THE TURN OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY (PENNSYLVANIA), CHRISTINE MOON VAN NESS

Theses and Dissertations from 1984

STUDENTS IN PROGRAM CHECKPOINT: SELECTED CASE STUDIES (PENNSYLVANIA), SARAH ELIZABETH ANDERSON

A FORECAST OF POSTULATED EVENTS WHICH REFLECT EDUCATIONAL TRENDS IN THE TRAINING OF PENNSYLVANIA ELEMENTARY TEACHERS IN THE USE OF MICROCOMPUTERS, CAROL D CITARELLI

A SCHOOL-BASED CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROCESS TO FACILITATE THE OPERATIONALIZATION OF VALUE-ORIENTED EDUCATIONAL GOALS IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOLS OF THE ARCHDIOCESE OF PHILADELPHIA: A THEORETICAL MODEL (CATHOLIC EDUCATION, PENNSYLVANIA), LAWRENCE J COLHOCKER

A STUDY OF STUDENTS TAKING DIFFERENT FRESHMAN ENGLISH COURSES AT VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY TO DETERMINE IF ONE COURSE OR SERIES OF COURSES IS BETTER THAN ANOTHER (HIGH RISK, DISADVANTAGED, SPECIAL PROGRAMS; PENNSYLVANIA), EDWARD LEON COLLYMORE

MATHEMATICS ATTITUDE AND ACHIEVEMENT IN GRADES FIVE THROUGH SEVEN IN A SOUTHCENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL DISTRICT (GENDER, SEX), NICHOLAS J CORBO

ANN PRESTON, M.D. (1813-1872): A BIOGRAPHY. THE STRUGGLE TO OBTAIN TRAINING AND ACCEPTANCE FOR WOMEN PHYSICIANS IN MID-NINETEENTH CENTURY AMERICA (PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA; QUAKER, MEDICINE), PAULINE POOLE FOSTER

EGO DEVELOPMENT AND SEXUAL MORAL REASONING IN FEMALES: SINGLE-SEX VS. COEDUCATIONAL COLLEGES, DEIRDRE A GARVAN

THE IMPACT OF GUEST STUDENTS ON THE FINANCIAL SUPPORT SYSTEM OF HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (COST, ENROLLMENT, ECONOMICS; PENNSYLVANIA), PHILIP JOHN HIPPENSTEEL

A SURVEY OF PRINCIPALS' PERCEPTIONS OF THEIR WEEKLY SCHOOL-BASED STAFF DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS (PENNSYLVANIA), ELLEN G LINKY

THE ROLE OF THE SCHOOL COUNSELOR IN SEX EDUCATION AND SEX COUNSELING IN ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS (TRAINING PROGRAMS, ATTITUDES), JOSEPH JOHN LONGO

THE DEVELOPMENT OF A DROPOUT PREDICTION INSTRUMENT FOR AN URBAN HIGH SCHOOL, CLARENCE EUGENE NICHOLS

Theses and Dissertations from 1983

A COMPARISON OF ATTITUDES TOWARD AND KNOWLEDGE ABOUT THE WEST CHESTER AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT HELD BY PARENT AND NON-PARENT RESIDENTS OF THE DISTRICT (PUBLIC RELATIONS; PENNSYLVANIA), JOHN S BAKKEN

A STUDY OF CHANGE: THE WEST CHESTER SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT (PENNSYLVANIA), IRENE BENDER

DRIVER EDUCATION FOR LEARNING DISABLED AND PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED STUDENTS IN CHESTER COUNTY: STATUS OF AND CONFORMANCE TO SELECTED REFERENCE STANDARDS (PENNSYLVANIA), JAMES FRANCIS BOLOGA

TEACHER ABSENTEEISM: A STUDY OF SELECTED FACTORS IN SCHOOL DISTRICTS OF THE SOUTH PENN SCHOOL STUDY COUNCIL, GROUP D (PENNSYLVANIA), ROBERT WILLIAM COFFMAN

WEST FALLS HIGH SCHOOL, A MODEL OF CHANGE, CLIMATE OF CHANGE: THE IMPLEMENTATION OF CHANGES AT WEST FALLS HIGH SCHOOL, WEST FALLS, PENNSYLVANIA, 1974-1981, FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF THE PRINCIPAL, DAVID EDWARD COX

PROGRAMMING FOR PRESCHOOL GIFTED CHILDREN, MERVIL ELIZABETH DORR

DRIVER EDUCATION FOR EDUCABLE AND TRAINABLE MENTALLY RETARDED STUDENTS IN CHESTER COUNTY: STATUS AND CONFORMANCE TO SELECTED REFERENCE STANDARDS (PENNSYLVANIA), ALAN GREGORY ELKO

A NEEDS ASSESSMENT APPROACH TO CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT IN JEWISH EDUCATION, SAUNDRA STERLING EPSTEIN

STATE EDUCATIONAL POLICY MAKING -- AN ANALYSIS: THE FORMULATION OF THE POLICY GOVERNING THE ALLOCATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE EDUCATION AGENCY'S FUNDS AUTHORIZED BY THE EDUCATION CONSOLIDATION AND IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 1981, FREDERICA FRANK HAAS

SHIFTS IN THE COUNTERTRANSFERENCE PERCEPTIONS OF SELECTED PSYCHOTHERAPISTS UNDERGOING EST SELF-AWARENESS TRAINING, BARBARA KNIGHT-MEYERS

A STUDY OF A SCHOOL SYSTEM'S RESPONSE TO PENNSYLVANIA'S SPECIAL EDUCATION AUDIT, BERNIE H MANNING

THE IMPACT OF STATIC OR DECLINING ENROLLMENTS ON STAFFING AND CURRICULA PRACTICES IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS OF THE SOUTH PENN SCHOOL STUDY COUNCIL, GROUP D (PENNSYLVANIA), PARKER EUGENE MARTIN

WEST FALLS HIGH SCHOOL: A MODEL OF CHANGE: CHANGES WHICH HAVE OCCURRED AT WEST FALLS HIGH SCHOOL, WEST FALLS, PENNSYLVANIA, 1971-1981 AS PERCEIVED BY SCHOOL PRACTITIONERS, LOUISE WILSON MCCANN

DESIGNING AND PILOTING A FULL-DAY, ALTERNATE DAY KINDERGARTEN: A CASE STUDY OF A PROGRAM CHANGE, JOHN DOYLE MENSER

THE IMPACT OF A WORKSHOP APPROACH ON THE PROCESS OF COMPOSING EXPOSITORY WRITING FOR TWELFTH GRADE INNER CITY COLLEGE-BOUND STUDENTS, BEATRICE SHARPLESS MOORE

PSYCHOSOCIAL, EDUCATIONAL, AND ECONOMIC PROBLEMS OF IRANIAN STUDENTS IN THE UNITED STATES AND THE EFFECT OF THE IRAN-AMERICA CRISIS ON SELECTED PROBLEMS, MAHMOOD SHAFIEYAN

WEST FALLS HIGH SCHOOL MODEL FOR CHANGE: STUDENT ACTIVITIES (PENNSYLVANIA), ROBERT E SHAPLEY

RETENTION OF HIGH-RISK STUDENTS AT CHEYNEY UNIVERSITY: EFFECTIVENESS OF TWO INTERVENTION STRATEGIES (PENNSYLVANIA), MILDRED VIRGINIA THOMPSON

Theses and Dissertations from 1982

ATTITUDES ABOUT CAREER AND ACADEMIC GOALS: A COMPARISON OF ENTERING CURRICULAR GROUPS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, WENDY WEXLER BRANTON

THE MAKING OF A READER: A CASE STUDY OF PRESCHOOL LITERARY SOCIALIZATION, MARILYN COCHRAN-SMITH

THE ATTITUDES OF PRINCIPALS IN SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA TOWARDS PROGRAMS OF EDUCATION FOR INTELLECTUALLY GIFTED STUDENTS, JOSEPH ANTHONY MARTIN

CORRELATES OF HEALTH RISK IN UNDERGRADUATES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, GARY SAMUEL SILVERMAN

THE CHANGE PROCESS IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PENNSYLVANIA COMPREHENSIVE READING PLAN IN SIX TITLE I CENTERS - A CASE STUDY, CINDI BETH WEISS

AN ETHNOGRAPHIC STUDY OF A MENNONITE CHRISTIAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, DOROTHY MCCLEAF WINTER

Theses and Dissertations from 1981

BOUNDARY LIVING: BLACK AND WHITE STUDENTS AND ADULTS STUDY THEIR COMMUNITY THROUGH AN ETHNOGRAPHIC/ETHNOHISTORIC PERSPECTIVE, RAE ALEXANDER-MINTER

TRENDS IN THE SUPPLY OF AND DEMAND FOR PENNSYLVANIA PUBLIC SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS, CAROLYN MAY CANTAGALLI

A RETROSPECTIVE EVALUATION OF THE PHILADELPHIA INTERDISCIPLINARY HEALTH AND EDUCATION PROGRAM, LINDA MARIE HAMASHIMA

SELECTED FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH STUDENT ENROLLMENT DECLINE IN THE CATHOLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM OF THE ARCHDIOCESE OF PHILADELPHIA, PATRICK ODEY IDIKU

A DESCRIPTION AND ANALYSIS OF THE CHANGE PROCESS INVOLVED IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PENNSYLVANIA COMPREHENSIVE READING COMMUNICATION ARTS PLAN AT THE THOMAS DUNLAP SCHOOL, SYLVIA B JONES

CORRELATES OF COMPUTER ANXIETY IN COLLEGE STUDENTS, ANNALYSE CALLAHAN RAUB

A DESCRIPTIVE STUDY OF PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT USING THE PENNSYLVANIA COMPREHENSIVE READING/COMMUNICATION ARTS PLAN, GLADYS SPANN RENFROW

PLANNING EDUCATIONAL CHANGE: IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PENNSYLVANIA COMPREHENSIVE READING/COMMUNICATION ARTS PLAN IN AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, CHARLES ELISHA THOMPSON

Theses and Dissertations from 1980

A COMPARISON OF THE SOCIAL BENEFITS OF ASSOCIATE DEGREE AND BACCALAUREATE DEGREE NURSING PROGRAMS IN PENNSYLVANIA, DOROTHY ANN BROOTEN

A META-ANALYSIS OF THERAPY OUTCOME RESEARCH WITH TEST ANXIOUS COLLEGE STUDENTS, ROBERT ANTHONY DI TOMASSO

REPORTED PROBLEMS OF RURAL STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA AS A FUNCTION OF GENDER AND CLASS, HARRIS ROBERT GINSBERG

DEVELOPMENT OF A HANDBOOK FOR SECONDARY SCHOOL INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS, STEVEN JAY GROSS

TEACHER APPRAISAL SYSTEMS IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, WILLIAM W LEE

PERCEPTIONS AND OPINIONS ABOUT THE EMPLOYMENT OF FEMALE ADMINISTRATORS IN THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM OF PENNSYLVANIA, MARY BOOSE WALKER

THE RELATIONSHIP OF SCHOOL DISTRICT INVESTMENT RETURN TO SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS, REVENUE SOURCES, AND INVESTMENT PRACTICES IN PENNSYLVANIA., ARTHUR EARL WOLF

Theses and Dissertations from 1979

THE OPINIONS OF MATHEMATICS TEACHERS AND INDUSTRIAL EMPLOYERS REGARDING BASIC MATHEMATICS SKILLS PRIORITIES: A COMPARATIVE STUDY WITHIN LANCASTER COUNTY (PA), STEPHEN ROBERT GRING

Theses and Dissertations from 1978

VALUE SOCIALIZATION OF THE BLACK PHYSICIAN: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF MEDICINE - A CASE STUDY., FLORA DORSEY-YOUNG

THE EFFECT OF CORPORATE SUPPORT UPON HIGHER EDUCATION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA., JOHN MICHAEL KELEHER

Theses and Dissertations from 1977

INTERPERSONAL PERCEPTION AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS AS A FUNCTION OF SEX AND LEVEL OF ASSERTIVENESS., LINDA DUNPHY BEAN

Theses and Dissertations from 1976

EMERGENCE OF THE FREE, COMMON SCHOOLS IN CHESTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA: 1834-1874., IRENE G SHUR

A LONGITUDINAL CASE STUDY OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE LEADERSHIP PROGRAM AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA., LILLIAN LISA ULRICH

Theses and Dissertations from 1975

THE HUMAN NEWBORN AND HIS MOTHER: AN ETHOLOGICAL STUDY OF THEIR INTERACTION., HEIDELISE ALS

THE ROLE OF THE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL AS PERCEIVED BY PRINCIPALS AND SUPERINTENDENTS IN URBAN, SUBURBAN, AND RURAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS OF SOUTHERN PENNSYLVANIA., GRACE THERESE CURRAN

THE STATUS AND PROSPECTS OF CATHOLIC SECONDARY EDUCATION IN THE ARCHDIOCESE OF PHILADELPHIA: A STUDY OF THE ATTITUDES OF THE CATHOLIC COMMUNITY., CHARLES H DIAMOND

A PROGRAM FOR EDUCATING DISRUPTIVE STUDENTS IN THE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLS OF PHILADELPHIA., FRED M HOFKIN

THE HOUSE OF REFUGE OF PHILADELPHIA., CECILE PARRIS REMICK

Theses and Dissertations from 1974

A TAXONOMY OF GENERIC TEACHING COMPETENCIES FOR COMPETENCY-BASED TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAMS IN PENNSYLVANIA AND THE METHODOLOGY FOR ITS DEVELOPMENT. (VOLUMES I AND II), BENJAMIN MCALLISTER ASHCOM

THE STRATEGY OF THE SUPERINTENDENT IN MAINTENANCE AND CHANGE IN A DEEPLY RESISTED, STATE-MANDATED MERGER: A CASE STUDY., TIMOTHY HILLHOUSE DANIELS

AN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH AND AMERICAN BAPTISTS IN THE SEVENTEENTH AND EIGHTEENTH CENTURIES., WILLIAM TOLBERT VANDEVER

RESPONSES TO SEXUAL PROBLEMS IN MEDICAL COUNSELING AS A FUNCTION OF COUNSELOR EXPOSURE TO SEX EDUCATION PROCEDURES INCORPORATING EROTIC FILM., NEVILLE ROBERT VINES

Theses and Dissertations from 1973

A COMPARISON OF THE SIMILARITY IN LANGUAGE SKILLS OF IDENTICAL AND FRATERNAL TWIN PAIRS., KAREN MESTEL FISCHER

PERSPECTIVES OF BLACK TEACHERS IN PREDOMINATELY WHITE SCHOOLS IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA., PHILIP PENROSE HOGGARD

Theses and Dissertations from 1972

THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY AND THE ANGLICIST-ORIENTALIST CONTROVERSY IN INDIAN EDUCATION, 1833-1837, HAZEL MARIE GRIFFIN

Theses and Dissertations from 1971

SELECTED FACTORS RELATING TO THE SUPPLY OF AND DEMAND FOR ADMINISTRATORS IN PENNSYLVANIA PUBLIC SCHOOLS, MARK CALVIN NAGY

TEACHER PREPARATION PROGRAMS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA: AN APPRAISAL AND RECOMMENDATIONS, WILLIAM WEAVER REYNOLDS

ARTICULATION OF MATHEMATICS CURRICULA: A STUDY OF THE ARTICULATION BETWEEN THE MATHEMATICS CURRICULUM OF THE PHILADELPHIA HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS AND THE MATHEMATICS CURRICULA OF SELECTED COLLEGES IN WHICH GRADUATES OF THIS SCHOOL ENROLL, MARY H WRIGHT

Theses and Dissertations from 1970

AN EVALUATION OF THE PRIMARY SCHOOL COMPENSATORY EDUCATION PROGRAM OF THEWEST CHESTER, PENNSYLVANIA PUBLIC SCHOOLS, HOWARD FREEMAN

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN STUDENT EMPLOYMENT AND SCHOLASTIC ACHIEVEMENT INTHE STATE COLLEGES OF PENNSYLVANIA, RAYMOND H JENSEN

ADEQUACY OF THE BASIC INSTRUCTIONAL SUBSIDY FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION IN PENNSYLVANIA, 1969-1970, LAWRENCE M LENGEL

Theses and Dissertations from 1969

EVOLUTION OF THE CURRICULUM FOR PREPARATION OF SECONDARY TEACHERS IN PENNSYLVANIA STATE NORMAL SCHOOLS AND TEACHERS COLLEGES, WILLIAM RICHARD HALTTUNEN

Theses and Dissertations from 1968

A COMPARISON OF DIFFERENCES IN SELECTED EDUCATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS AMONGCULTURALLY DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN WHO ATTENDED PROJECT HEADSTART, CULTURALLY DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN WHO DID NOT ATTEND PROJECT HEADSTART, AND CHILDREN WHO ARE NOT CULTURALLY DISADVANTAGED AS THEY RELATE TO READING ACHIEVEMENT IN GRADE ONE, MARION THORNTON BICKLEY

NEW ENGLAND'S EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY INCORPORATED ACADEMIES: THEIR ORIGIN ANDDEVELOPMENT TO 1850, RICHARD GERRY DURNIN

A FOLLOW-UP AND COMPARATIVE STUDY OF BEGINNING TEACHERS PLACED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL PLACEMENT SERVICE FROM 1959 TO 1964, OLIVE POPE GALVIN

Theses and Dissertations from 1967

A COMPARISON OF SELECTED EDUCATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS OF CULTURALLY DISADVANTAGED KINDERGARTEN CHILDREN WHO ATTENDED PROJECT HEADSTART (SUMMER PROGRAM 1965), CULTURALLY DISADVANTAGED KINDERGARTEN CHILDREN WHODID NOT ATTEND PROJECT HEADSTART, AND KINDERGARTEN CHILDREN WHO WERE NOT CULTURALLY DISADVANTAGED, MARION R HODES

Theses and Dissertations from 1956

AN ANALYSIS OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS INPENNSYLVANIA, RAYMOND HEISEY KOCH

Theses and Dissertations from 1955

A STUDY OF THE EDUCATION OF THE OLD ORDER AMISH MENNONITES OF LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, SHELDON MADEIRA

PREDICTION OF ACADEMIC SUCCESS IN THE UNDERGRADUATE SCHOOLS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, JOHN GEORGE PARRES