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2013

Porter, K. S. (2013). Finding the gifted child's voice in the public elementary school setting: A phenomenological exploration. Portland State University. 198 pages. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/1346231401?accountid=13265.

2012

Cartwright, C. T. (2012). Assessing the relationship between intercultural competence and leadership styles: An empirical study of international fulbright students in the U.S. Portland State University. ProQuest Dissertations and These , 206 pages. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/1098435718?accountid=13265.

Hastings, T. H. (2012). Giving voice to the peace and justice challenger intellectuals: Counterpublic development as civic engagement. Portland State University). 263 pages. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/1095730842?accountid=13265.

Hollands, A. L. (2012). Fostering hope and closing the academic gap: An examination of college retention for african-american and latino students who participate in the louis stokes alliance minority participation program (learning community) while enrolled in a predominately white institution. Portland State University. 145 pages. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/1038136196?accountid=13265.

Ilosvay, K. K. (2012). A qualitative study of language beliefs and linguistic knowledge in preservice teachers using the intercultural communicative competence framework. Portland State University. 268 pages. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/1030443659?accountid=13265.

Jaffery, Z. (2012). Making education accessible: A dual case study of instructional practices, management, and equity in a rural and an urban NGO school in pakistan. Portland State University. 239 pages. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/1033498208?accountid=13265.

Miller Juve, A. K. (2012). Reflective practice and readiness for self-directed learning in anesthesiology residents training in the united states. 3517240, Portland State University. 175 pages. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/1038139187?accountid=13265.

Rustvold, S. R. (2012). Oral health knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors: Investigation of an educational intervention strategy with at-risk females. Portland State University. 147 pages. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/1282133609?accountid=13265.

Tian, X. (2012). Preschool teachers' perspectives on caring relationships, autonomy, and intrinsic motivation in two cultural settings. Portland State University. 329 pages. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/1000524245?accountid=13265.

Voegele, J. D. (2012). Understanding the role of social, teaching and cognitive presence in hybrid courses: Student perspectives on learning and pedagogical implications. Portland State University. 257 pages. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/1095365769?accountid=13265.

Zeisman, G. S. (2012). First-generation student success after academic warning: An exploratory analysis of academic integration, personal adjustment, family and social adjustment and psychological factors. Portland State University. 195 pages. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/1038139188?accountid=13265.

2011

Byron, A. S. (2011). Storytelling as loving praxis in critical peace education: A grounded theory study of postsecondary social justice educators. Portland State University. 152 pages. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/889980579?accountid=13265.

Dodici, A. D. (2011). The relationship between teachers' multicultural attitudes and their instructional practice with english language learners: A mixed method study. Portland State University. 193 pages. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/863843675?accountid=13265.

Emil, S. (2011). Assessment for improvement in higher education: Faculty perception of and participation in program assessment. Portland State University. 159 pages. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/889929656?accountid=13265.

Fu, P. (2011). Faculty of color and scholarship redefined: Teaching and learning for intercultural competence. Portland State University. 181 pages. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/877974949?accountid=13265.

Kane, T. E. (2011). Transforming the soul of education: Sustainability at the center of teaching and learning in secondary schools. Portland State University. 192 pages. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/889929660?accountid=13265.

Lin, S. (2011). Foreign language teaching in U.S. higher education classrooms: An investigation of the relationship between teacher pedagogical beliefs and classroom teaching. Portland State University. 236 pages. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/877975759?accountid=13265.

Murray, O. J. (2011). "Outing" queer issues in teacher preparation programs: How pre-service teachers experience sexual and gender diversity in their field placements. Portland State University. 206 pages. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/915643528?accountid=13265.

Stokamer, S. T. (2011). Pedagogical catalysts of civic competence: The development of a critical epistemological model for community-based learning. Portland State University. 246 pages. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/889930492?accountid=13265.

2010

Carpenter, J. M. (2010). Negotiating meaning with educational practice: Alignment of preservice teachers' mission, identity, and beliefs with the practice of collaborative action research. Portland State University. 270 pages. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/756902949?accountid=13265.

Celaya-Alston, R. (2010). Hombres en accion (men in action): A community defined domestic violence intervention with Mexican immigrant men. Portland State University. 196 pages. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/863849306?accountid=13265.

Feller, T. (2010). Achieving congruence: Building a case for implementing a district-wide interim benchmark assessment that is aligned with a balanced literacy framework. Portland State University. 111 pages. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/756899382?accountid=13265.

Sosanya-Tellez, C. (2010). Transformative teacher evaluation: Self evaluation for high performing teachers. Portland State University. 235 pages. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/527837211?accountid=13265.

Wiggins, N. (2010). La palabra es salud: A comparative study of the effectiveness of popular education vs. traditional education for enhancing health knowledge and skills and increasing empowerment among parish-based community health workers. Portland State University. 426 pages. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/577306942?accountid=13265.

A critical analysis of the Jordanian national English language curriculum planning discourse by Alazzam-Alwidyan, Suad, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2010, 289 pages; AAT 3429610

Concurrent study of Eastern and Western medicine at the National College of Natural Medicine: Dual or duel? by Smith, Andrea Christine, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2010, 120 pages; AAT 3429608

Negotiating meaning with educational practice: Alignment of preservice teachers' mission, identity, and beliefs with the practice of collaborative action research by Carpenter, Jan Marie, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2010, 270 pages; AAT 3419823

La palabra es salud: A comparative study of the effectiveness of popular education vs. traditional education for enhancing health knowledge and skills and increasing empowerment among parish-based community health workers by Wiggins, Noelle, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2010, 426 pages; AAT 3407867

Hombres en Accion (Men in Action): A community defined domestic violence intervention with Mexican immigrant men by Celaya-Alston, Rosemary Carmela, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2010, 196 pages; AAT 3450001

Paraprofessionals who work with elementary grade students with significant disabilities in inclusive settings by Moreno, Regina, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2010, 228 pages; AAT 3429609

2009

Transformative teacher evaluation: Self evaluation for high performing teachers by Sosanya-Tellez, Carla Ann, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2010, 235 pages; AAT 3404707

Being an "other": The significance of teachers' lived experiences in working with culturally and linguistically diverse students by Otsuki, Yumiko, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2009, 334 pages; AAT 3391675

Education as sustainability: An action research study of the Burns model of sustainability pedagogy by Burns, Heather, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2009, 270 pages; AAT 3391670

Japanese international graduate students in U.S. higher education classrooms: An investigation of their pedagogical and epistemological challenges and supports by Yamashita, Miki, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2009, 319 pages; AAT 3358491

Leadership and the role of spirituality: A qualitative study of university presidents in U.S. higher education by Neice, Joan Margaret, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2009, 318 pages; AAT 3391679

Learning, identity and agency: Secondary mathematics professional developers' lived experiences of participation and collaborative inquiry in professional learning communities by Stein, Susan, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2009, 416 pages; AAT 3358488

Literacy leadership in secondary schools: A case study of teaching and learning in two school districts by Berry, Gregory, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2009, 398 pages; AAT 3368175

Traumatic experience scale for jurors (TESJ) by Krummel, Michael James, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2009, 148 pages; AAT 3358482

2008

Development of clinical judgment in nursing students: A learning framework to use in designing and implementing simulated learning experiences by Gubrud-Howe, Paula Marie, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2008, 286 pages; AAT 3343767

Head Start parent's perceptions of parental involvement during their children's transition to kindergarten: A phenomenological study by Barberis, Dawn Angela, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2008, 193 pages; AAT 3343754

Immigrant students and the college classroom climate in higher education by Boesch, Becky Appley, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2008, 181 pages; AAT 3343755

Preservice science teacher sense of self in developing multicultural practice by Monteith, Yuki Marie, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2008, 135 pages; AAT 3343774

Retention of special education professionals: Perceptions of principal support by Manning, Lauretta Janette, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2008, 139 pages; AAT 3346839

The Oregon University System's Proficiency-Admission Standards System as a predictor of college student persistence-related outcomes by Ostrogorsky, Tanya Leigh, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2008, 189 pages; AAT 3346841

The use and interpretation of the Bateria III with U.S. bilinguals by Brown, Julie Esparza, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2008, 198 pages; AAT 3343757

2007

Mother/infant interaction in the context of four maternal risk factors by Winder, Deidre Ann, Ed.D., Portland State University , 2007, 216 pages; AAT 3273617

Perspectives on an arts magnet school: The voices of elementary school children by Robles-Torres, Denise, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2007, 145 pages; AAT 3273629

reVisioning: A theoretical model of teachers' career choices by Laurence, Wendi Bain, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2007, 130 pages; AAT 3273627

The challenges international students face in adjusting to their new status as graduate students: An exploratory case study by Womujuni, Vincent, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2007, 117 pages; AAT 3273633

2006

An examination of the variables that affect the outcomes of children with autism spectrum disorders by Young, Helen Elizabeth, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2006, 222 pages; AAT 3255176

An examination of faculty experiences with hybrid formats by Meyertons, Jo Elsa, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2006, 137 pages; AAT 3218141

Children's perceptions of the learning environment and aesthetic qualities within their classroom by Reinisch, Sheryl Joy, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2006, 253 pages; AAT 3255174

Exploring interethnic dialogue design by Gilchrist, Stephan Hiroshi, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2006, 289 pages; AAT 3218136

From "sit and listen" to "shake it out yourself": Helping urban middle school students to bridge personalknowledge to scientific knowledge through a collaborative environmental justicecurriculum by Sadeh, Shamu Fenyvesi, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2006, 229 pages; AAT 3255429

Unfinished journeys: Elder learners in an assisted livingfacility by Simon, Suzanne Renee, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2006, 251 pages; AAT 3218149

2005

A case study of the effects of a virtual biology museum onmiddle school students' learning engagement and content knowledge by Donaldson, Mindi, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2005, 315 pages; AAT 3183747

Beginning teachers' reflective practice in linguistically andculturally diverse classrooms: A multiple case study by Reynolds, Mary Margaret, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2005, 190 pages; AAT 3169420

Cultural transformation of curricula to the online environment: Guidelines for faculty in higher education by Hamideh, Adnan, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2005, 269 pages; AAT 3183754

Development of reflective judgment in the health professionsclinical curriculum by Boyd, Linda, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2005, 268 pages; AAT 3169406

Interagency collaboration and the social-emotional developmentof preschool children: Perceptions of practices and outcomes for children by Jaeger-Sash, Cynthia, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2005, 267 pages; AAT 3218138

Metaphor analysis: President Clinton's "call toaction" by Hornibrook-Hehr, Debra Cay, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2005, 359 pages; AAT 3183755

Parental involvement in a low-income school: A case study by Smith, Jane Ann, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2005, 232 pages; AAT 3169490

Teacher learning: Documentation, collaboration, and reflection by Parnell, William Arthur, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2005, 186 pages; AAT 3218144

The impact of high fidelity simulation on the development ofclinical judgment in nursing students: An exploratory study by Lasater, Kathleen, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2005, 227 pages; AAT 3169414

The invisible intellectuals: Perceptions of students labeledwith learning disabilities (learning differences) in higher education by Black, Rebecca Hazel, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2005, 320 pages; AAT 3183744

The role of parent coaching by pediatric physical therapists: Anexploration of current practice by Cicirello, NancyAnn, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2005, 201 pages; AAT 3183746

2004

Beginning teachers as researchers: Developing knowledge forteaching through classroom inquiry by Campbell, KimberlyHill, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2004, 327 pages; AAT 3127722

Constructivist practice in the age of accountability: Kindergarten teacher beliefs and practices by Thompson, Terri, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2004, 348 pages; AAT 3169491

Modern consciousness and schools: Implications for educational renewal by Blekhman, Irina, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2004, 358 pages; AAT 3127384

Nurturing the development of teacher change agents within a teacher education program by Ruben, Barbara, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2004, 204 pages; AAT 3127725

Perspectives of college graduates on the experience and effect of Capstone service-learning courses: A qualitative study by Kerrigan, Seanna Marie, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2004, 185 pages; AAT 3169484

Socratic pedagogy, critical thinking, moral reasoning and inmate education: An exploratory study by Boghossian, Peter, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2004, 219 pages; AAT 3150609

Successful online course retention at Marylhurst University: Constructing a model for online course retention using grounded theory by Schreck, Vincent, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2004, 214 pages; AAT 3127388

The relationship between personality, occupation and student evaluations of teaching effectiveness of adjunct faculty by Job, Andrew Peter, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2004, 222 pages; AAT 3127387

Utilizing a Virtual Residence Hall to introduce traditional agecollege freshmen to factors that enhance the identity development process: Anexploratory study by Smith, Glenn Charles, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2004, 319 pages; AAT 3150622

2003

Elementary and middle level preservice teachers' emerging conceptual understanding of central tendency and the statistical mean: A modelfor learning and teaching by Samek, Linda Lou, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2003, 316 pages; AAT 3086879

Not for the faint of heart: The social construction of Oregon charter schools by Valley, Anthony Dean, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2003, 244 pages; AAT 3119022

Policies and procedures of California community colleges related to student loan default rates by Smith, Ernest Joe, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2003, 153 pages; AAT 3086880

The relationships between Thai secondary school social studies teachers' beliefs about civic education, epistemological beliefs, and classroom practices: A model for Thai in-service professional development by Chongdarakul, Wanna, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2003, 295 pages; AAT 3119015

Translating theory into practice: Investigations toward the design of a model for a cultural-ecological teacher education program by Edmundson, Jeffrey Scott, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2003, 243 pages; AAT 3086871

2002

Comprehensive school reform influence on teacher practice: Listening in the classroom. An examination of powerful learning labs within the Accelerated Schools Project by Petti, Amy Daggett, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2002, 345 pages; AAT 3058148

Learning as co-creation: Understanding the epistemological and pedagogical implications of Bohmian dialogue in higher education by Voetterl, Robin Ann, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2002, 386 pages; AAT 3043086

Preparing for the journey: Lessons learned from preservice teachers as they practice teaching with technology by Bullock, David James, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2002, 145 pages; AAT 3058138

Teaching mathematical problem solving in the context of Oregon's educational reform by Rigelman, Nicole Rene Miller, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2002, 319 pages; AAT 3058150

2001

A study of school administrator change agents' thinking and leadership by Hunter, Joseph Evan, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2001, 191 pages; AAT 3018645

Early childhood teachers' insights into teacher/family partnerships by DeSantis, Carolyn, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2001, 250 pages; AAT 3043079

Education reform in practice: Alternative block schedules in Washington state public high schools by Vanikiotis, Harry Peter, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2001, 469 pages; AAT 9999869

Personal journeys: How teachers find meaning in educational standards. A case study of participants in the Oregon University System's PASS Project by Dills, Richard Duane, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2001, 389 pages; AAT 3018644

Readiness to learn: Stakeholder views and implications for policy and funding by Amo, Christine Marie, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2001, 262 pages; AAT 3043077

The change components of the Outcomes-Driven Developmental Model: A school change model by McMacken, Larry Michael, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2001, 310 pages; AAT 9999858

The Child Development Associate (CDA) credential and family child care practitioners in Oregon: The perceived impact of obtaining the CDA on child care practices, personal growth and professional development by McIlveen, Patricia Josephine, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2001, 227 pages; AAT 3018648

2000

Factors influencing middle school teachers to change classroom practice in response to standards-based reform by Thieman, Gayle Yvonne, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2000, 391 pages; AAT 9999868

Interrupting generational poverty: Experiences affecting successful completion of a bachelor's degree by Beegle, Donna Marie, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2000, 312 pages; AAT 9999839

Variables affecting student attitude toward computer use inschools by King, Fredrick William, Ed.D., Portland State University, 2000, 180 pages; AAT 9987135

1999

Academic success of Hispanic graduates in predominantly White universities: Academic, social and economic issues by Laguardia, Ada Berenice, Ed.D., Portland State University, 1999, 264 pages; AAT 9961792