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Doctor of Education Dissertation Research

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Students select their own dissertation research topic that they are passionate about that makes an original contribution to the field of higher education administration. You design the study, obtain and/or develop data collection tools, conduct your study, analyze the results, and write the findings.

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Examples of Doctoral Student's Dissertation Research

Author Dissertation Title
Arndt, Sandy Staff Perceptions of the Implementation of the Flexible Learning Year
Beaton, Judy Impact of Information Media on the Self-efficacy, Tenure, and Professional Aspirations of the School Superintendent
Bergren-Mann, Beth Pathway to Leadership for Novice Teachers
Boser, Karrie Principal Training and Behavior in using Student Achievement Data in the Teacher Evaluation Process
Chelin-Anderson, Anne MCF-Togo-Thistledew Camp: A Historical Case Study Examining a Specialized Juvenile Residential Correction Program
Christensen, Amy Minnesota Teacher's Perceptions of Fluency
Clarkson, Mary A Descriptive Study of Minnesota Directors of Special Education
Denneson, Amy Women in the Superintendency
Eller, Sheila An Examination of Walkthroughs: Implementation and Perceptions of Elementary Principals in Minnesota
Haagenson, Lowell Minnesota School District Consolidation: Factors Most Influential When Voting in Favor of Consolidation
Hahn, Heidi Principal Practices and Their Impact on Teacher Job Satisfaction
Haws, Kelly A Comparative Study of Parent Perspectives of the Effects of Public, Private and Home School Learning Environments of Students with Dyslexia
Hoffman-Bram, Shawn A Study of Usage and Implementation of Flexbooks among Teachers and Principals in Arizona
Jesku-Rubel, Eralda Principals' Perceptions of Roles, Capacities and Barriers in Decentralization Reform in Albania
Johnson, James PLC Practices in Public Schools in Minnesota
Johnson, Melissa A Case Study of Principals' Perceptions in Supporting Teacher Leaders
Lehman, James The Organizational Climate of Middle Schools, Faculty Relationships, Middle School Implementation, and the Impact they Have on Student Achievement
Loeck, Jennifer Students of Color: Pivotal Educational Experiences
Mittelstadt, Sarah Shared Superintendents
Msuya, Gracious Teachers’ and Administrator’s Perceptions and Concerns of Reciprocal Peer Review Program
Muenich, John A Study of How Secondary Principals in Minnesota Perceive the Evaluation of Their Performance
Nintiema, Hermine Female Studying in Science, Math, Engineering, Technology in Burkina East
Olson Howard, Penny Factors of Sustainability of S.T.E.M. Themed Magnet Schools
Perry, Trish A Study of Principal Stress Factors and Coping Strategies
Popp, Patty Improving the Likelihood of School Completion for Disengaged Students: An Evaluation of a School's Quest to Employ School Engagement Data to Promote Positive School Outcomes
Stock, Jason Higher Level Thinking Skills in Today's Schools
Stumpf, Jennifer Co-Teaching
Swaggert, Julie Minnesota Secondary School Principal Job Satisfaction
Tryggestad, Curt The Role of the Minnesota School Superintendent as a Technology Leader: A Delphi Study
VanderHeiden, Lori Teacher Evaluation Practices in MN School Districts
Van Erp, Todd Perceptions of Middle School Principals as Instructional Leaders: A Case Study of Two Schools
Voigt, Ellen Superintendent Leadership in Minnesota: An Era of Instructional Leadership and Financial Constraints
Williams, Eric An Examination of Student Teacher Reflection
Wyland, Cathy Underrepresentation of Females in the Superintendency in Minnesota
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