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ThesisMcQueen, RachelThis study assessed how participation in a learning community connected with a basic communication studies course might result in changes in students’ communication competence and communication apprehension levels. The pre-, post-test design of this s . . .
ThesisCollege readiness beyond remediation: a comparative study of native freshmen on program satisfaction and meaningful socialization through a summer bridge programReyes, BernardOver 29% of all students in public four-year institutions have taken remedial courses (Skomsvold, 2014), and therefore, have not been considered "college-ready" upon entering college (Conley, 2007; Jimenez, Sargrad, Morales, & Thompson, 2016; Jone . . .
DissertationTxawj kaab lig kev cai, ntse lug ntawm kev kawm ntawv: ecological factors that influence Hmong educational successVang, ChaoThis phenomenological study was conducted to bring together a better understanding of the socio-cultural aspects regarding the home, school and community to the Hmong student experience. Two core theories, Bronfenbrenner's Ecological Systems Theory of . . .
DissertationTimely degree completion: the successes and setbacks of first-generation and low income transfer studentsSumilhig, Jason AlejandroThe purpose of this mixed-methods study was to examine the successes and setbacks of first-generation and low income transfer students who completed their bachelor’s degree within two years upon transferring to the university. This study involved eigh . . .