This is a collection of Education Master's Theses (1953 - 2012) from Dominican University of California.

The theses listed here currently reside at the Archbishop Alemany Library and only available for use in the Library


Theses/Capstones from 2012

21st Century Success Strategy Programs fo At-Risk Middle School Students, Karen Ulshafer

Culturally relevant Education and Skill-Based Education for Sustainability: Moving Towards an Integrated Theoretical and Methodological Framework, Elizabeth Echeverria

Developing Academic Self-Efficacy: Strategies to Support Gifted Elementary School Students, Lauren Merriman

English/Spanish Dual Immersion Elementary School Programs Factors to Consider, Sara Drozdowicz

Enhancing Learing With the Use of Assistive Technology for Children on the Autism Spectrum, Tin Fan

Fostering Resilience in At-Risk High School Students, Ann Tepovich

Home/Hospital Instruction: Instructional Approach to Working with Students with Major Depressive Disorder, Cara Newman

Teacher Education in Integrating Technology Tools in the Elementary Classroom, Karen Jane Wolf

Teacher Preparation and Confidence Regarding Post-Secondary Transition Plans, Dale Heffernan

Teaching Through Mnemonics in Elementary School Classrooms, Arianne Waite-McGough

The Impact of Resources on Education: A Position Paper on How Theories of Social Capital Provide Insight on the Achievement Gap in the United States Education System, Kayla Zeisler

Transforming Education: Engaging Students in the Second Decade of the 21st Century, Tina Zitzlaff

Theses/Capstones from 2011

Better Choices: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Behavior Management Programs, Miguel T. Acuna

Bridging the Gap in Communication Between School and Home: Impact on Academic Achievement in Primary Grades, Meredith Maestas

Community Support for Visual Arts Programs: Artist-in-Residence in a K-6 Elementary School, Monica Kulman Jacobson

Developing the Girl as a Leader, Rose Hembrow-Beach

Effects of Kindergarten Entry Age on Writing Achievement, Cynthia M. Pfingsten

Examining the Role of Principals in the Retention of New Teachers, Katherine Cross

Gender Equity in Science Education, Johanna R. Hall

Helping Continuation High School Students Become Successful in Mathematics, Ramon R. Villegas

History Electives in High School: Making Social Studies Engaging, Sean Kelsey

How to Awaken an Appreciation for the Value of Practicing Learning Skills in an Enviornment of Poverty, Theft, Destruction and Violent Behavior, James C. Fish

Integrating Cultural Perspectives of First Generation Latino Students and Families into the College Admissions Process, Ryan R. Rosso

Integrating Theater Arts into the Classroom: The New Responsibiliites of the Elementary School Teacher, Jessica Brock

Outdoor Education Opportunities for Middle School Students: Academic and Social Impacts of Adventure Programs, Lisa Gordon

Overcoming Language and Cultural Barriers in School: Helping Hispanic Students Acquire Success in Elementary School, Pauline S. Ivey

Parent Perceptions of ASD Learning Environments: A Qualitative Study, Sarah Pyles

Theatre Arts Programs: Impact of Cognitive Development in Elementary School Students, Lauren Miller

The Counseling Challenge: Balancing Student Interests with Societal Pressures, Taylor Mancini

The Effectiveness of Teaching Traditional Grammar on Writing Compostion at the High School Level, Gina Jaeger

The Effect of Small Learning communities on Academic Success: One School's Journey from Comprehensive to Personalized, Tina Ruggeiro

The Importance of School-Wide Enrichment Programs in Elementary School Settings, Lauren Burris

The Influence of Gender Bias on Children in Childcare Settings, R. Ikram

The Learning Trip: Using the Museum Field Trip Experiece as a Teaching Resource to Enhance Curriculum and Student Engagement, Jennifer Tuffy

The Parental Choice to be Proactive Knowing the Limited Role of civil Litigation in Cyberbullying, Joseph C. Sheehan

Understanding Factors That Influence Academic Performance in Tenth Grade Students, Denise Smith

Unity in the Elementatry School Classroom: Building Community Through Increasing Positive Social Interactions Between and Among Students, Sally Piatt-Jaeger

Using Literature Circles to Increase Readign Comprehension in Third Grade Elementary Students, Shawna R. Briggs

Theses/Capstones from 2010

An Analysis of the A-G Requirement in a Rural California High School, Marc Masao Morita

Assessment Practices with English Language Learners for Entry Into Special Education Programs, Ellen Speiser

Classroom Management and the ADHD Student, Laura Colberg

College Readiness of Urban High School Students in the United States: The role of Technology in Preparing All Students for College, Eileen Vollert O'Kane

Elementary Writing Instruction Using Picture Books, Lura Viera

Environmental Education for Sustainability Projects: Inspiring and Facilitating Implementation, Ashley Williams

Implementaing Literacy Circles to Enhance Student Achievement Within a Phonics Based Curriculum, Kelly Ryan

Implementing Educational Science Televison in the Third Grade Classroom, Ashley Shear

Judging a Book by Its Cover: An Evaluation Tool for the Evaluation, Selection and Inclusion of Multicultural Children's Literature in the Elementary Classroom, Suzanne Schultz

Monitoring English Language Learners Reclassified as Fluent English Proficient, Janet G. Raiche

Project Based Learning for Life Skill Building in 12th Grade Social Studies Classrooms: A Case Study, Daniele C. Zimmerman

Social and Emotional Learning Strategies to Support Students in Challenging Schools, Zandra K. Marulanda