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Dissertation Announcements

To request a dissertation announcement, please fill the out Dissertation Announcement Request Form.

To request an invitation to attend a dissertation presentation via teleconference, please contact the College of Education's graduate support staff. Please include the date and time of the presentation in your email.

Upcoming Presentations

Kendra Nwosu

Dissertation Defense Presentation to Doctoral Committee

Title: Factors Affecting Data Driven Decision Making Efficacy and Anxiety

Date: June 1st

Time and Location: 3:30 p.m., via Zoom

Committee: Dr. Shirley Matteson (chair); Dr. Fanni Coward; Dr. Soohyun Yi

Shona Rose

Dissertation Defense Presentation to Doctoral Committee

Title: Feedback in the Writing Conference

Date: June 2nd

Time and Location: 10am, via Zoom

Committee: Dr. Mellinee Lesley (chair); Dr. Jeong-Hee Kim; Dr. Julie Smit; Dr. Lee Duemer

LaShanda Lewis

Dissertation Defense Presentation to Doctoral Committee

Title: Equitable Access to Advanced Mathematics Coursework for Students from Low-Socioeconomic Status Backgrounds: The Impact of Barriers on Student Course Selections in Middle School

Date: June 9th

Time and Location: 2:30 p.m., via Zoom

Committee: Alexander W. Wiseman (Chair); Fernando Valle; Richard Molina; Steve Flores

Sherre Heider

Dissertation Defense Presentation to Doctoral Committee

Title: Rehearsal in Teacher Preparation: Advancing Candidates' Instructional Practice Through Explicit Coaching

Date: June 12th

Time and Location: 11:00 a.m., via Zoom

Committee: Doug Hamman (chair); William Lan; Aaron Zimmerman; Michael Strong

Jonathan Martinez

Dissertation Defense Presentation to Doctoral Committee

Title: Principals' Impact on Teachers' Use of Culturally Responsive Teaching in Texas Region One Education Service Center with Hispanic Sixth Grade English Learners and Special Education Students: A Case Study

Date: June 15th

Time and Location: 2:30 p.m., via Zoom

Committee: Alexander W. Wiseman (Chair); Fernando Valle; Richard Molina; Cathy Gabro

Kelly Dyer

Dissertation Defense Presentation to Doctoral Committee

Title: Predictors of Academic Success in Dual Credit Students: An Explanatory Sequential Mixed Methods Study

Date: June 16th

Time and Location: 2:00 p.m., via Zoom

Committee: Dr. Gina Childers (chair); Dr. Jessica Gottlieb; Dr. Michael Odell; Dr. Joseph Claudet (dean's representative)