Theses and dissertations produced by graduate students at Benerd College, Gladys L. Benerd School of Education and all previous iterations of the college.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Students' experience and perceived learning outcomes in international collaborative programs in Shanghai, China, Zhen Hu

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Female teachers, whiteness, and the quest for cultural proficiency, Ann M. Jayne

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Thesis - Pacific Access Restricted: Examining the MOVE Program: Exploring program impact and perceptions of the concept of leadership, Kristina M. Juarez

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: How the quality of the early mother-infant relationship Influences decision making in risky situations later in life, Melissa Keane

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: A study on the self-efficacy and competence of approved clinical instructors on Athletic Training educational competencies, Christopher M. Ludwig

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Times are changing: Voices of adult learners' shared experiences, Heather Jane Maloy

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Exploring students' decisions to attend an early college high school, Arrickia McNeil-McDaniel

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Social disorganization theory and crime rates on California community college campuses, Tamara M. Ravalin

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Examining the influence of hyperactive-impulsive symptoms, self control and peer competence on peer victimization and engagement in bullying, Deidre M. Rubcich

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Predicting performance on the Physical Therapist Assistant licensure examination, Jonna K. Schengel

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Destination education: A place-based look at the influences of school gardens, Connor J. Sloan

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Can I get a witness?: The resilience of four Black women senior student affairs administrators at predominantly White institutions, Shauna Tamara Sobers

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Practices in alternative teacher preparation programs in California, Sharind Nadra Adine Sookhoo

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Perceptions and understandings of educators working in an MLK Street community school in the Central Valley of California, Charlane F. Starks

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: The organizational adaptation of online schools in traditional school districts, Brett D. Taylor

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Parental reading beliefs, home literacy practices, and children's development: Examination of a parental reading beliefs model in China, Wei Teng

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: College knowledge: Addressing college with middle school students, Logan Bruns Williams

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Thesis - Pacific Access Restricted: International students' sense of belonging, Lauren Wolff

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: The status of and associations between professional development, job satisfaction and anticipated jobretention of young faculty members in China's private colleges, Yue Xu

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: The relationship between school climate and faculty trust: An exploration across elementary schools in Shanghai, Li Zhang

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Thesis - Pacific Access Restricted: An investigation of the relationship between singing intonation and string playing intonation among college level and professional string players, Yousef A. Alsayegh

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: The role of inhibitory control, maternal sensitivity, and attachment security in the development and maintenance of self-regulation, Frank Alviso

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Thesis - Pacific Access Restricted: EVALUATION OF FACULTY PERCEPTION OF CASE-BASED LEARNING SEMINARS IN KUWAIT UNIVERSITY-FACULTY OF DENTISTRY, Fawaz Alzoubi

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Poverty and the public school system: Student persistence from elementary school to college graduation, Deborah Anne Avalos

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Instructional leadership of high school assistant principals in Northern California, John Christian Timothy Garrard

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: The impact of chronic victimization on high school academic achievement by attachment status, Michael Giambona

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Training beginning teachers how to engage families: A case study, Karen Hackett-Villalobos

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: The effect of content knowledge on students' perceptions of instructors' teaching effectiveness, Sean C. Hancock

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: The role of social support, parent-child relationship quality and self-concept on adolescent depression, achievement, and social satisfaction among children who experience the death of a family member, Hong T. Nguyen

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: The influence of achievement motivation, academic self-concept and the student teacher relationship in predicting school engagement, Melissa K. Riley

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Factors associated with success in college Calculus II, Margaret E. Rosasco

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Self-concept as a moderator of the relationship between body mass index, achievement, and psycho-social outcomes of adolescents, Emily E. French Smith

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Expectations and efficacy of new athletic trainers in prevention, recognition, and intervention of disordered eating in collegiate student athletes, Jolene E. Baker

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Thesis: Forced options : faculty identity development and institutional culture, Eileen Kogl Camfield

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Teachers in California partnership academies: Roles, relationships and student success, Diane A. Carnahan

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Data-driven decision making and its effects on leadership practices and student achievement in K–5 public elementary schools in California, Rafael Ceja Jr.

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Teachers' perceived changes in cultural, human, and social capital as a result of involvement in a college access program, Sammie L. Cervantez

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: An analysis of public school administrators' preparation for special education in Los Angeles County, California, Rondale Deshawn Cooper

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Professors of reading educations' perceptions and practices surrounding the issues of teaching reading and learning through digital media, Janine S. Crumpley-Fisk

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Student-athlete perceptions of a summer pre-enrollment experience at an NCAA Division I-AAA institution, Michael Franklin Dalgety

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Thesis - Pacific Access Restricted: Racial identity development and leadership development among Asian American students in ethnic-identity based organizations : a case study, De Van Doan

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: An analysis of reclassification criteria for English learners in the Northern San Joaquin Valley and Foothill area of California, Annie BichLoan Duong

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Critical thinking skills in nursing students: Using human patient simulation, Roxanne Alice Ferguson

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: African American administrators' perspectives: Improving African American male high school graduation rates in San Joaquin County, Marlon De Shawn Gayle

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Associations between students' perceptions of teacher-student relationship quality, academic achievement, and classroom behavior: Are they moderated by ethnicity, gender, or socio economic status?, Khushwinder Kaur Gill

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Graduate's perceptions of a Dean's Team course at California State University, Stanislaus, Susanna Christine Gonzales

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Teaching Evolution: A Heuristic Study of Personal and Cultural Dissonance, Larry G. Grimes

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: An analysis of the implementation of the Response to Intervention (RTI) model in a central California school district, Judy E. Hansen

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: An examination of parent-child interactions and developmental pathways of emotion regulation, Sarah Elizabeth Hendricks

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Educational journeys of Hispanic women in nursing, Antoinette Navalta Herrera

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: An analysis of the obstacles that prevent the meaningful participation in the IEP process by parents/guardians of African American males in special education, Angela M. Hotchkiss

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Investigating the mediating effects of family emotional expressiveness, language skills, social skills, on relationship between the early caregiving environment and future adolescent behavior outcomes, Mais Khourdaji

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Student conduct systems at public colleges and universities in China, Wenyan Luo

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Family-teacher communication and literacy practices in a culturally and linguistically diverse family, Ileana del Carmen Pitty-Murillo

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: A father's supportive presence: Understanding how fathers influence children's developmental outcomes, Christina Siller

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: African American Women Elementary School Principals: Impact of Race and Gender on Suspension Practices, Tiffany Nichole Smith-Simmons

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: The effects of a constructivist-based fraction intervention on the achievement and self-efficacy beliefs of low socio-economic status students, Sylvia A. Turner

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Public school principals' perceptions of California peer assistance and review program, Jeanine M. Wilson

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Thesis - Pacific Access Restricted: Female Muslim-American students' perceptions of socio-cultural accommodation in California public high school, Shakera Azimi

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Teacher perception on how the elimination of California Class Size Reduction program impacted teacher practices, Linda M. Brandts

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: An analysis of student wellness behaviors at a top ten university, Linda Clauss

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Unearthing an educator's ecological niche: A heuristic inquiry, Cynthia Christina Coleman

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Organizational learning to implementation: Development of post-secondary online degree programs, Kirk Alan Davis

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Thesis - Pacific Access Restricted: Student satisfaction and involvement with third places at a university, Christopher B. Frymire

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: English Language Learners parental involvement in schools, Dagoberto Garcia

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Emotional intelligence and its link to public relations education, Timothy Lent Howard

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Cognitive development and the attainment of critical thinking skills in associate degree nursing students, Karen Odle Ippolito

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Hands-on equations program: An approach to teaching linear equations using manipulatives, Amelia Jimenez

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Thesis - Pacific Access Restricted: Impact of the M.O.V.E. curriculum on students' foundational learning about sustainability, Fiona N. Kelly

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Building and sustaining a culture of assessment: How student affairs programs assess and contribute to student learning and development in the co-curricular and curricular environments, Mylon J. Kirksy

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: An analysis of California elementary school principals' utilization of time management strategies, Deirdre Marsh-Girardi

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Dissertation: Assessment of case-based integrated learning as a part of dental curriculum reform, Nader A. Nadershahi

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Career choices for foreign-educated dentists, Gabriela Pitigoi-Aron

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: A framework for synchronous web-based professional development: Measuring the impact of webinar instruction, Rachel L. Rich

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Analyzing factors that AVID students perceive important in making financial decisions about paying for college, Deanne Rivera

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: An analysis of the impact of parent education level and family income on the academic achievement of students of Hispanic and white ethnicities, Scott M. Siegel

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Parental motivation for enrolling a child in a two-way immersion language program, Barbara L. Silver

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: The efficacy in the development and implementation of the California high school exit exam and the eighth-grade algebra 1 policy, Theresa A. Stovall

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: The relationship between eleventh-grade varsity sports participation and academic achievement, George S. Sziraki Jr.

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Teachers' professional development experiences: Implications for teaching practice, Teresa M. Vail

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Factors that may contribute to the placement of Latino English language learners in special education: Perceptions of Directors of Special Education in California, Dante Alvarez

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Thesis - Pacific Access Restricted: Understanding the impact of leadership coursework on students' perceptions of self as leader, Adrianna E. G. Andrews-Brown

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: The impact of an English language learner professional development program on teacher perception of preparedness and practice, Laraine A. Aragon

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Perspectives on learning in a continuation high school: Voices of male Hispanic students, Alexander M. Arcega

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Thesis - Pacific Access Restricted: First-generation college students and greek membership : understanding college experiences through the lens of community cultural wealth, Molly M. Bechtel

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: An analysis of the factors that motivate undergraduate alumni donors at University of the Pacific based on social exchange theory, Janet Schellhase Dial

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: English learner professional development strategies: Administrators' perceived perception in readiness for implementation, Marta Elena Escobar

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Leadership self-efficacy in university co-curricular programs, Andrew R. Fields

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Thesis: The experience of students who identify as Jewish and Greek : influences on spiritual development, Alexandra D. Froehlich

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Principals' perceptions of teacher evaluation practices in an urban school district, Shana N. Henry Barton

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Securing supplemental revenue in private elementary school: A case study of one Jewish community day school, Marcie Lorin Lane

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Male nurses: Gender -based barriers in nursing school, Nho Le-Hinds

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: A balancing act: Managing the tension between competitive outcomes and educational development in collegiate athletics, Michael E. Lorenzen

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: The difference in the academic achievement of Hispanic high school students based on the theme of the small learning community, Beate M. Winter Martinez

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: The importance of having warm and caring teachers for children with behavior problems, Joseph B. Miller

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Small learning communities versus small schools: Describing the difference in the academic achievement of African American high school students, Carol L. Owens

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: The use of technology in relation to community college faculty characteristics and instructional environments, Kimberly A. Perry

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: The effects of therapeutic morning meetings as a socio-emotional, behavioral, and academic intervention on middle school students with emotional disturbance, Bryan A. Pfitzer

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: Characteristics & perceived skills of California Community College Chief Financial Officers: A profile of characteristics & perceived skills and responsibilities, George Austin Railey Jr.

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Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted: The roles of elementary school administrators and the obstacles they encounter in the process of implementing and maintaining dual immersion programs in California, Anel-Janeth Ramirez