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Below are listed the names of students who have completed a Ph.D. program in Human Development and Education and the abstracts from their dissertations beginning in 2004.   

Name

Program / Dissertation Title / Advisor

JULY 2007-JUNE 2008

COLEEN BREMER

Ph.D. of Education

Dissertation Title:  Relationships Between NWEA-MAP Score Information and Teachers' Efficacy Beliefs for Student Performance on the North Dakota State Assessment

Advisor:  Dr. Justin Wageman

Abstract

DONNA GRANDBOIS

Ph.D. of Human Development: Gerontology

Dissertation Title:  An Exploratory Study of Resilience in the Lived Experienced of Native American Elders

Advisor:  Dr. Gregory Sanders

Abstract

KRISTI LOBERG

Ph.D. of Education

Dissertation Title:  An Exploratory Study of Leadership in Social Worked Based on the Highlander Approach to Social Leadership

Advisor:  Thomas E. Hall

Abstract

ROBERTA NELSON

Ph.D. of Human Development, Counselor Education 

Dissertation Title:  Introducing Spirituality to Counselors-In-Training From a Psychosynthesis and Anthroposophical Perspective  

Advisor:  Dr. Robert Nielsen

Abstract

CAROL OKIGBO

Ph.D. of Education

Dissertation Title:  Institutional Research in Higher Education: Chief Academic Officers' Perspectives

Advisor:  Dr. Ronald Stammen

Abstract

NANCY PAUL

Ph.D. of Human Development, Gerontology 

Dissertation Title:  Exploring The Experiences of Communication Partners of Aphasic Individual 

Advisor:  Dr. Greg Sanders

Abstract

KRISTINA PETERSON

Ph.D. of Human Development, Counselor Education 

Dissertation Title:  The Grief Experience of African American Homicide Survivors: Understanding Trauma and Complicated Grief

Advisor:  Dr. Jill Nelson

Abstract

CANDACE PHILBRICK

Ph.D. of Human Development, Gerontology

Dissertation Title:  An Exploration of E-Mentoring Preferences of Master's Degree Students and Faculty in the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance

Advisor:  Dr. Margaret Fitzgerald

Abstract

SHANDA TRAISER

Ph.D. of Education

Dissertation Title:  An Investigation of Moral Reasoning in Undergraduate Business Students at Public and Private Institutions

Advisory:  Dr. Myron Eighmy

Abstract

SONIA ZIMMERMAN

Ph.D. of Education

Dissertation Title:  Occupational Therapists Learning to Practice with Evidence: A Qualitative Study 

Advisor:  Dr. Kathy Enger

Abstract

JULY 2006-JUNE 2007

LOUELLA ARONSON

Ph.D. of Education

Dissertation Title:  Impact of an Electronic Portfolio on Teachers' Technology Skills and Concerns Toward Technology Integration

Advisor: Dr. Ronald Stammen

Abstract

KRISTINE BJELDE

Ph.D. of Human Development, Gerontology

Dissertation Title:  Snowbirds: Experiences and Intergenerational Family Relationships

Advisor: Dr. Gregory Sanders

 

Abstract

MICHAEL DEUTSCH

Ph.D. of Human Development, Wellness

Dissertation Title:  The Effect of Music on the Pacer Test Results of Elementary-Age Students

Advisor: Dr. Bradford Strand

Abstract

GLORIA DOHMAN

Ph.D. of Education

Dissertation Title:  Analysis and Use of Evidence of Study Learning: Community College Faculty Perspectives

Advisor: Dr. Mark Schmidt

Abstract

KERRY GREGORYK

Ph.D. of Education

Dissertation Title:  Intergenerational Interaction Among Undergraduate Students

Advisor: Dr. Myron Eighmy

Abstract

HEATHER KVILVANG

Ph.D. of Education

Dissertation Title:  Preparing Preservice Elementary Teachers for Diverse Classrooms

Advisor: Dr. Ronald Stammen

Abstract

SHEILA McLEOD

Ph.D. of Human Development, Counselor Education

Dissertation Title:  Identification of Mental Health Issues Experienced by Collegiate Athletics

Advisor:  Dr. Robert Nielsen

Abstract

ANN MILLER

Ph.D. of Human Development, Counselor Education

Dissertation Title: Exploring Client Experiences at Community Based Counselor Education Program Training Facility

Advisor:  Dr. Wade Hannon

Abstract

LEAH PIGATTI

Ph.D. of Human Development, Gerontology

Dissertation Title:  Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: The Parent Perspective

Advisor: Dr. Gregory Sanders

Abstract

SCOTT STAIGER

Ph.D. of Human Development, Wellness

Dissertation Title:  The Effects of Physical Activity on Weight Loss in College Students

Advisor:  Dr. Donna Terbizan

Abstract

SHERRI STASTNY

Ph.D. of Human Development, Gerontology

Dissertation Title:  Relationships Between Dietary and Serum Carotenoids, Lutein, Zeaxanthin, Macular Pigment and Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Advisor:  Dr. Ardith Brunt

Abstract

DESIREE' TANDE

Ph.D. of Human Development, Wellness

Dissertation Title:  Dietary Quality and Leisure-Time Physical Activity are Related to Anthropometric Measures Among U.S. Adults 

Advisor:  Dr. Bradford Strand

Abstract

JANET WELK

Ph.D. of Education

Dissertation Title:  No Child Left Behind Act and North Dakota Life Licensed Teacher Retention

Advisor:  Dr. Ronald Stammen

Abstract

JAMES WHITE

Ph.D. of Human Development, Wellness

Dissertation Title:  The Evaluation of an Ongoing Faith Community-Based Health and Physical Activity Promotion Program: Trends and Comparisons of Psychosocial Well-Being, Health, and Functional Physical Fitness Measure of Middle-Aged and Older Adults

Advisor: Dr. Donna Terbizan

Abstract

JULY 2005-JUNE 2006

ERIN KLINGENBERG

Ph.D. of Human Development - Counselor Education

Dissertation Title:  Friendsickness:  Concept and Reality Meet

Advisor: Dr. Robert Nielsen

 

Abstract

ISIDORE UDOH

Ph.D. of Education

Dissertation title:  An Educational Training Model for HIV/Aids Prevention in the Niger Delta of Nigeria:  A Dephi Study

Advisor:  Dr. Ronald Stammen

Abstract

RACHELLE VETTERN

Ph.D. of Human Development, Counselor Education 

Dissertation title:  Adult Children Dealing with Parents' Late-Life Divorce

Advisor:  Dr. Robert Nielsen

Abstract

JULY 2004-JUNE 2005

GARY LIGUORI

Ph.D. of Human Development, Wellness

Dissertation title:  The Effect of Physical Activity Prompts on Motivation, Behavior, and Recognition

Advisor:  Dr. Bradford Strand

Abstract


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