Sample Completed Student Dissertations and Projects

Birlean, Camelia MEd in Educational Psychology, Concentration in Inclusive Education, 2003. Novice elementary school teachers’ challenges in evaluating pupils’ science inquiry projects. (Advised by B. M. Shore.)

Borovay, Lindsay A. PhD in School/Applied Child Psychology, 2008. Inquiry education as a context for the experience of Flow. (Advised by B. M. Shore.)

French, Lisa R. PhD in School/Applied Child Psychology, 2007. Do gifted students prefer to work alone? A social-constructivist re-examination of the longstanding claim. (Advised by B. M. Shore.)

Lasry, Nathaniel PhD in Educational Psychology, Major in Instructional Psychology, 2006. Understanding authentic learning: A quasi-experimental test of learning paradigms. (Advised by M. W. Aulls.)

Manconi, Lynn PhD in Educational Psychology, Major in Special Populations of Learners, Minor in Adult Education, 2004. Teachers’ understanding of inquiry. (Co-advised by B. M. Shore and M. W. Aulls.)

McCoubrey, Gail MA in Educational Psychology, program track in School/Applied Child Psychology, 2003. Rapid naming and reading in French and English bilinguals. (Advised by R. W. Stringer.)

Morisano, Dominique (Nika) PhD in School/Applied Child Psychology. 2008. Personal goal setting in university students: Effects on academic achievement, executive functioning, personality, and mood. (Co-advised by B. M. Shore and R. O. Pihl.)

Radcliffe-Branch, Deborah PhD in Educational Psychology, Major in Applied Cognitive Psychology, Minor in Instructional Psychology, 2005. The contribution of interactive health communication (IHC) and constructed meaning to psychosocial adjustment among women newly diagnosed with breast cancer. (Co-advised by B. M. Shore and C. G. Loiselle.)

Redden (now Ritchie), Krista Corinne MA in Educational Psychology, Applied Cognitive Science stream, 2006. Constructive alignment in teacher education: Identifying contextually dependent student presage factors and associated learning outcomes. (Advised by M. W. Aulls.)

Saunders, Katie Suzanne MA in Educational Psychology, program track in School/Applied Child Psychology, 2004.Parents’ and teachers’ views of group work and reporting of inquiry products. (Advised by B. M. Shore.)

Saunders-Stewart, Katie Suzanne PhD in School/Applied Child Psychology, 2008. Student perceptions of important outcomes of involvement in inquiry-based teaching and learning. (Advised by B. M. Shore.)

Simon, Rebecca A. PhD in School/Applied Child Psychology, 2008. Explaining student persistence in the sciences from high school through CEGEP: A social cognitive motivational model. (Advised by M. W. Aulls.)

Syer, Cassidy Anne MA in Educational Psychology, program track in School/Applied Child Psychology, 2002. Science fairs: Sources of help for students and the prevalence of cheating. (Advised by B. M. Shore.)

Syer, Cassidy Anne PhD in School/Applied Child Psychology. 2007. Student teachers’ understanding of inquiry instruction. (Co-advised by B. M. Shore and M. W. Aulls.)

Tzokova-Vladimirova, Vessela MA in Educational Psychology, program track in School/Applied Child Psychology, 2007. Student experiences and appropriateness of LD accommodations. (Advised by R. W. Stringer.)