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Master of Arts in Education

Master of Arts in Education

 

Theses submitted in fulfillment of requirements for the degree of Master's of Arts in Education.

Recent Submissions

  • Chumentowski, Jessica L.; Salazar, Nancy A. (2017-06)
    The intention of our action research study was to oversee whether collaborative writing and motivation would increase when fused with technology and choice writing. The duration of our study was over a four -week period ...
  • DeWeese, Rebecca; Lopez, Linda; Moreno, Carolyn (2017-05)
    The purpose of this action research study was to investigate the impact a flipped classroom model (FCM) would have on increasing class time for higher-order thinking and rigor in a high school art classroom as well as ...
  • Krueger, Christine; Odabasoglu, Hulya; Romo, Anthony (2017-03)
    The purpose of this action research study was to analyze and explore the impact of an eight session group counseling intervention on at-risk freshmen students. The intervention focused on teaching study skills, examining ...
  • Nemetz, Marisol; Valencia, Gisela; Zamora, Esmeralda (2017-02)
    The purpose of this action research study was to analyze and explore the impact of parental involvement and the students’ reading achievement in a first-grade low socioeconomic classroom. The researchers provided parents ...
  • Leon, Kristine Mei; Woelke, Amy (2017-03)
    The purpose of this action research study was to explore and analyze the effect of movement on middle school students’ Spanish language vocabulary retention, as compared to a more traditional sedentary classroom atmosphere, ...
  • Reyes, Pamela; Villalovos III, Alfonso (2017-03)
    This action research project examined the effects of technology to student achievement and motivation in mathematics. There has been a growing trend of integrating technological tools during classroom activities to support ...
  • Toscano-Lopez, Antonia; Leon, Susan (2017-02)
    The purpose of this action research study was to use a variety of reading intervention strategies, in small group instruction, to increase the oral reading fluency rate of 4 th grade students. For six weeks, ten students ...
  • Freeman, Jamie; Cante, Maria; Simon, Tracy (2017-03)
    The purpose of this project was to determine how a digital or online reading program increased students’ reading comprehension and motivation. We determined what effects an online reading program can have to support special ...
  • McCabe, Virginia; Magee, John (2016-03)
    The purpose of this action research study was to improve the scientific argumentation writing skills in Latina female students in ninth grade biology classrooms. Over a four week period, the researchers gave quick, descriptive ...
  • Herring, Linda Lee (2017-03)
    The purpose of this action research study was to analyze and explore the impact reader’s workshop would have on struggling third-grade readers’ fluency and comprehension as well as their engagement in reading. For four ...
  • Johnson, Melissa Diane; Fox-Corrandino, Rachel Anne (2017-03)
    The purpose of this action research study was to analyze and explore the impact a before-school tutoring program would have on student proficiency, engagement, and motivation in third grade mathematics. For three weeks, ...
  • Khalafalla, Hend Mostafa; Ovalle, Christina Marie; Duong, Tu Khue (2017-03)
    This action research project explored the Pearson web-based program, myPerspectives, to find out to what degree the web-based Pearson program impacted the reading comprehension level of English language learners. The ...
  • Little, Samantha A.; Walk, Kaylee A. (2017-03)
    The purpose of this study was to identify the effects of providing students with choices in the classroom. The problem with 21st Century education is that students are not motivated by the traditional classroom anymore. ...
  • Fantel, Sarah Ruth; Wright, Rena Nicole (2017-03)
    The purpose of this study was to analyze and examine the effects of adding the arts and movement into the reading curriculum, specifically into the learning and acquisition of high frequency words as well as to measure ...
  • Duong, Karen; Venegas, Sammi (2017-03)
    A digital response system (DRS) allows students to respond to multiple types of questions, such as fill-in-the blanks, multiple choice, true/false, completion, or short answer response using a computer, tablet, smartphone, ...
  • Demoss, Amy; Shelton, Brigetta (2017-03)
    The purpose of this action research study was to analyze and explore the impact instructional gaming would have on student engagement, motivation, and learning in middle school math. For three weeks, students used ...
  • Dang, Jacqueline; daSilva, Deborah; Hirano, Kristi (2017-03)
    The purpose of this action research study was to determine the impact learning about Growth Mindset had on 3rd grade students when collaborating on math word problems. For four weeks, students were taught about Growth ...
  • Clothier, Christine Annette; Scott, Robert Jeffrey (2017-03)
    The purpose of this action research study was to determine the effectiveness of using technology when teaching science vocabulary words to 7th grade students. A three week intervention using the implementation of integrating ...
  • Burns, Priscilla; Bradford, Kendra DeAnn (2017-03)
    The purpose of this action research study was to analyze the strategies that would assist the instruction of students identified as Level I English language learners by the California English Language Develop Test. An ...
  • Bone, Matthew James; Reynoso, Daniel Ramon (2017-03)
    The purpose of this action research study was to analyze and explore the impact of stress and anxiety on student achievement in a high school English class. Over the course of four weeks, high school students took two ...

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