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Dissertations from 2011

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An Investigation of Support, Goals, and Incentives Among Minority and Nonminority National Board Certified Teachers, Melissa Salana Collins

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The Relationship Between Special Education Teachers' Perceptions of Principal Leadership Behaviors and the Achievement of Students with Disabilities, Margaret Elizabeth Constantino

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Son of a Thousand Fathers, Colter Patterson Cruthirds

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Get Me Beautiful, Tiffany Love Curtis

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Causal Attributions of Nontraditional Students in a Developmental Mathematics Course at a Two-Year College, Jacob Dasinger

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Is There a Correlation Between Differentiating Instruction and English Language Learner Achievement?, Melissa Monique DeAngelo

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Real-Time Riverine Particle Image Velocimetry, David William Dobson

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Following the Principles: Case Studies in Operations Other than War, 1945-1999, Kevin Joseph Dougherty

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The Relationship Between Attitude and Anxiety Toward Teaching Science in Pre-Service Elementary Teachers and the Use of Science Olympiad Events, Allison Armstrong Downing

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A Methodology to Develop a Communication Protocol for Visualizing Simulations in a Collaborative Virtual Reality Environment, Lacey Suzanne Duckworth

Curriculum-Based Measurement as a Form of Progress Monitoring in Correlation with Teacher Expectations in Mathematics for Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, Judith Mary Emerson

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The Relationship Between Teacher Collaboration and Student Achievement, Sandra Reid Ervin

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Does the Use of a Graphing Calculator Tutorial Affect the Attitudes, Achievement, and Calculator Ability of Non-Mathematics Majors in a Calculus Course?, Kari Michelle Everett

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A Relational Study of Elementary Principals' Leadership Traits, Teacher Morale, and School Performance, Carla Jean Raines Evers

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The Effects of Simplified Schema-Based Instruction on Elementary Students' Mathematical Word Problem Solving Performance, Houbin Lewis Fang

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An Electrophysiological Investigation of the Cognitive Processes Underlying Provoked Aggression in Humans, Jennifer Renee Fanning

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Precision Synthesis of Functional Materials via RAFT Polymerization and Click-Type Chemical Reactions, Joel Diez Flores

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A Quantitative Study of Learning in the School Cafeteria Using Educational Placemats, Keshia Lasha Gaines

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Cloud Shadow Detection and Removal from Aerial Photo Mosaics Using Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) Reflectance Images, Glover Eugene George

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Self-Repairable Polymeric Networks: Synthesis and Network Design, Biswajit Ghosh

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The Effect of Instructional Methodology on Pre-Service Educators' Level of Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Shannon Haley-Mize

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The Impact of Shrimp Farming on Mangrove Ecosystems and Local Livelihoods Along the Pacific Coast of Ecuador, Stuart Edward Hamilton

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The Relations Among Laterality, Cortisol, and Approach-Avoidance Behavior in Garnett's Bushbaby (Otolemur garnettii), David Burton Hanbury

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Science Teaching Efficacy Beliefs of 5th and 8th Grade Science Teachers, Susan Melony Hanson

Science Teaching Efficacy Beliefs of 5th and 8th Grade Science Teachers, Susan Melony Hanson

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An Exploratory Investigation on the Effects of an Electronic Recording System for Repeated Reading, Seajae Calvin Hartness

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Factors Affecting Private School Choice, John Herman Hartsell Sr.

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The Investigation of Asphaltene-Naphithenic Acid and Asphaltene-Surface Interactions, David Tristan Heaps

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Development and Utilization of Digital Image Correlation Techniques for the Study of Structural Isomerism Effects on Strain Development in Epoxy Network Glasses, Stephen Robert Heinz

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The Impact of the Mississippi Department of Education's Dyslexia Grant Program on Third Grade Achievement, Cena Windham Holifield

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How Do Teacher Qualifications Impact Student Achievement in Relation to the Achievement Model Established by the Mississippi Department of Education?, Timothy Darren Holland

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Teacher Preparedness for Teaching and Assessing Depth of Knowledge, Shelly Rankin Holmes

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A Century of Singing: 100 Years of Choral Music at The University of Southern Mississippi, John Howard

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Factors Influencing International Students' Academic and Sociocultural Transition in an Increasingly Globalized Society, Chung-Hsien Hsu

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Principals’ Perceptions of Readiness for Their Evolving Roles in High-Stakes Environments, Angela Marie Huff

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Teachers' Perceptions Toward Required and Self-Directed Professional Learning, Marla Kay Lambert Hutton

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Development of an Instrument Measuring the Perceived Attributes of Using a Healthy Diet Innovation, Holly Ann Federico Huye

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Legal Discourse, Conceptual Metaphors, and Basic Writing Programming: A Study of Ayers v. Fordice, Joyce Olewski Inman

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Effects of Molecular Architecture on Fluid Ingress Behavior of Glassy Polymer Networks, Matthew Blaine Jackson

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Mentoring During Adolescence and Adult Resilience, Pola Christina Jakacki

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Investments in Leadership and Management Succession Planning at a Department of Defense Organization in the Southeastern United States: A Review of Strategic Implications, Richard Allen Jeffries

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From Juvenile Court to the Adult Criminal Justice System: An Examination of Judicial Waiver, Sheri Lu Jenkins Cruz

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Leadership Practices that Promote Increased Student Achievement in Secondary Schools, Billy Ray Jones

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Free Volume Studies of Various Polymeric Systems Using Positron Annihilation and PVT-EOS Analyses, Mukul Kaushik

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Does the Biofuel Industry, With the Aid of Certification Programs, Contribute to Sustainable Development?, James Michael Kierulff

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The Structure of Equine Personality, Rachel Etta Kristiansen

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The Impact of Rap Music on Audience Values Structure, Janet Mignon Kucia

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Photopolymerized Thiol-ene Networks for Gas Barrier and Membrane Applications, Luke Kwisnek

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Understanding Captive-Takers Motivations, Methods and Targets, Jean Garner Larned

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Comparative Analysis of Factors Related to College Selection by High Academic Ability Students Attending Mississippi's Public Community Colleges in 2003 and 2011, Randall Eugene Lee

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Correlations among School Belonging and Self-Reported Factors Associated with Students' School Success, Stacey Mechelle McGuire Lee

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Differential Reinforcement of Alternative Behavior in Preschool Settings: Evaluation of a Pre-Teaching Component, Matthew William LeGray

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The Computer Ate My Classroom: Assessing Student Interactions, Perceived Learning, and Satisfaction in Online Community College Career Technical Education Courses, Jessica Lindsey Miller Lewis

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Microarray Data Mining and Gene Regulatory Network Analysis, Ying Li

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Attitudes, Knowledge, and Experience with Dropout Prevention Strategies of Mississippi Teachers and Administrators, Harold Kirk Lucky

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Exploration in Metallic Nitride Fullerenes and Oxometallic Fullerenes: A New Class of Metallofullerenes, Mary Alice Mackey

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The Effects of Changing from a Traditional Mathematics Curriculum to an Integrated Mathematics Curriculum on Student Mathematics Learning in Georgia, Catherine Lynn Mallanda

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Moon Landing, Jennifer Ann Marquardt

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Fostering Positive Classroom Environments: The Relationship Between Teacher Qualifications, Facility Management, and Perceptions of Leadership on Student Outcomes, Bryan Allan Marshall

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The Effect of Six Weeks of Oral Echinacea Supplementation on Erythropoiesis, Nitric Oxide Production, and Exercise Performance, Tyler David Martin

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The Relationship Between Response to Intervention Implementation and Student Achievement, Carla Moran McCaleb

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Principals' Perceptions of the Importance of Classroom Walkthroughs, Shannon Anne McGill

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An Investigation of the Relationships Between Educational Technology and Mathematics Achievement of Students with Learning Disabilities, Kenneth George McLeod

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A Comparison of the Effects of Two PBIS Token Reinforcement Systems on Appropriately-Engaged Behavior, Kathryn Marie Menousek

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How to Remain Childlike, Billy Ray Middleton

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Alcohol Abuse at a Mid-Sized Institution in the Southeastern United States, Michael Anthony Mitchell

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Factors That Contribute to Persistence and Retention of Underrepresented Minority Undergraduate Students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), Sidney Kirk Mitchell

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Further Validation of the Larson Driver Stress Profile, Michael Paul Moore

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Strange Places, Alex James Morris

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Teacher and Principal Beliefs About Principal Leadership Behavior, Mary Beth Morris

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Is There a Relationship Between Electronic White Boards in the Classroom and Student Success?, John Joseph Mundy

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Modification and Evaluation of Fuel Cell Membranes, Amol Prataprao Nalawade

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The Instructional Practice Implications of a School Reform Model Versus No School Reform Model on Reading Achievement, Adebimpe Adebisi Solaru Odunjo

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Sensitive Detection of High Explosives Using Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence, Suman Parajuli

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Student-Centered Versus Teacher-Centered Teaching Styles in High Poverty and Low Poverty Schools and Their Impact on Language Arts and Math MCT2 Scores, Hollie Moore Parker

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Does Psychopathy Predict Desirability in Speed Dating Situations? A Social Relations Analysis, Kathleen Tucker Payne

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A Comparative Study of Teachers' Attitudes and Practices Regarding Homework in the Elementary, Middle, and High School Grades, Courtney Pisarich Peltier

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A Comparison of Social Stories With and Without a Reinforcement Component, Erin Cuneo Perry

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Full Court Press: How Mississippi Newspapers Helped Keep State College Basketball Segregated, 1955-1973, Jason Ashley Peterson

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Retention of Music Teachers Working with High Concentrations of At-Risk Students in Metro Atlanta Schools: A Qualitative Case Study, Theron Roy Petway III

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Establishing Construct Validity of the Biology I Subject Area Testing Program in Mississippi, Christy Michelle Hollis Philippoff

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The Relationship Between Readability Level of Mississippi's Middle Schools' Websites and Seventh Grade Language Arts MCT2 Scores, Anna Marlene Graves Pickard

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"Are You Talking to Me?": Evaluating Possible Cognitive Mediators on the Relation Between Narcissism and Aggressive Traits in Adolescents, Jessica Diane Pickard

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A Moderational Model Investigating Child Temperament, Executive Functioning, and Contextual Predictors of Externalizing Behaviors in Preschoolers, Ferne Arlene Pinard

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Classwide Functional Analysis and Comparison of Function-Based Interventions with Preschoolers, Veena Yamasani Poole

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An Electrophysiological Examination of ADHD-Associated Symptoms and Selective Attention in Adults, Erica Diane Prentkowski

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Bitter-Sweet Home: The Pastoral Ideal in African-American Literature, from Douglass to Wright, Robyn Merideth Preston-McGee

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Moral Performances: Melodrama and Nineteenth-Century American Literature, Jeffrey Taylor Pusch

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Behavioral Cues Associated with Lies of Omission and of Commission: An Experimental Investigation, Brianna Ratliff

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Intergroup Forgiveness in the Middle East: Cognitive and Affective Antecedents to Intergroup Forgiveness and the Relationship Between Intergroup Forgiveness and Psychological Well-Being Among Israeli Jews, Alon Rice

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Does Online Course Design Encourage Attrition? Assessing Usability Factors in Learning Management Systems, Lisa Theresa Richardson

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The Merit of Intensive Leadership Development Programs on Building-Level Administrators' Sustainability, Sonja Jean Robertson

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The Black Plumb Line: Re-evaluating Race and Africanist Images in Non-Black Authored American Texts, LaShondra Vanessa Robinson

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Determining Content Validity for the Transition Awareness and Possibilities Scale (TAPS), Melynda Burck Ross

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Circadian Rhythm and Vigorous Activity: Do They Make a Difference in Executive Function?, Janie Sue Ryland

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Latent Growth Modeling of a Nutrition and Physical Activity Intervention, Alicia Dea Sample

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The Effect of Teacher Retention on Student Achievement in Third Grade Reading/Language Arts, Kathy Bang Sellers

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Content Area Literacy in the Primary Grades: Teachers' Sense of Efficacy in Teaching Narrative and Informational Text, Christine Cherry Selman

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Dissolved and Colloidal Element Transport Through the Coastal Transition Zone, Moo Joon Shim

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An Analysis of the Perseverance of Seminary Master's Degree Graduates in Professional Ministry, Steven Thomas Smith