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EDLD Dissertation Defenses

The following are a list of defended or scheduled Educational Leadership Defenses during the 2019/2020 Academic Year

Name Defense Title Date Committee
Cordaryl Middleton Dissertation Perceptions of the Impact Math Support Classes Have on Student Achievement 6/12/2020
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Teri Denlea Melton, Chair
Antonio Gutierrez de Blume
Gregory Chamblee
David Murphy Pre-Prospectus The Relationship Between Servant Leadership, Teacher Retention, and Student Achievement 6/11/2020
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Teri Denlea Melton, Chair
Antonio Gutierrez de Blume
Paul Brinson
Patrick Sullivan Dissertation An Examination of the Use of Computer-Based Formative Assessments 6/10/2020
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Juliann McBrayer, Chair
Bryan Griffin
Suzanne Miller
Kellie Gebhardt Prospectus The Relationship Between School Leadership and Teacher Attrition 5/7/2020
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Teri Denlea Melton, Chair
Cordelia Zinskie
Brandon Hunt
Robert Dollar Dissertation Does Dual Enrollment Impact CTAE Programs? 4/30/2020
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Paul Brinson, Chair
Bryan Griffin
Teri Denlea Melton
Donald Ariail Pre-Prospectus The Ethicality and Political Skill of Leaders and Subordinate Job Satisfaction: A Study of Accounting Faculty 4/29/2020
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Dan Calhoun, Chair
Carl (Kip) Sorgen
Juliann McBrayer
Cordaryl Middleton Prospectus The Perceptions of the Impact that Math Support Classes Have on Student Achievement 3/31/2020
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Teri Denlea Melton, Chair
Antonio Gutierrez de Blume
Gregory Chamblee
Tiki Middleton Pre-Prospectus The Relationship Between Co-Teaching Partnership and Student Achievement 3/31/2020
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Teri Denlea Melton, Chair
Antonio Gutierrez de Blume
Kymberly Harris
Matt Dunbar Pre-Prospectus An Assessment of Institutional Support for Online Adjunct Faculty 3/4/2020
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Carl (Kip) Sorgen, Chair
Bryan Griffin
Charles Hodges
Jennifer Syno Prospectus An Examination of Collaboration and Relationships in Higher Education 12/9/2019
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Juliann Sergi McBrayer, Chair
Cordelia Zinskie
Daniel Calhoun
Torri Jackson Prospectus The Impact of School Tasks on the Leadership Self-Efficacy of Principals and Assistant Principals 12/2/2019
2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Juliann Sergi McBrayer, Chair
Richard Cleveland
Suzanne Miller
Patrick Sullivan Prospectus An Examination of the Use of Computer-Based Formative Assessments 12/2/2019
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Juliann Sergi McBrayer, Chair
Bryan Griffin
Suzanne Miller
Robert Dollar Prospectus Does Dual Enrollment Impact CTAE Programs 11/6/2019
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Paul Brinson, Chair
Teri Melton
Bryan Griffin
John M. Jordan, Jr. Final Stakeholder Attitudes Toward Student Drug Testing 11/6/2019
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Teri Melton, Chair
Antonio P. Gutierrez de Blume
Paul Brinson
Carter Akins Final The Relationship Between Instructional Leadership Practices and Leadership Self-Efficacy of School Leaders 11/6/2019
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Juliann Sergi McBrayer, Chair
Antonio P. Gutierrez de Blume
Richard Cleveland
Theresa Duggar Prospectus Examining Second-Year Retention: Student Perceptions of Campus Resources for Sophomores 11/6/2019
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Daniel Calhoun, Chair
Pamela Wells
Chris Caplinger
Atawanna Royal Baxter Final A Phenomenological Study of the Lived Experience of College Students Participating in a Multi-faith Education Program 11/4/2019
10:30 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Daniel Calhoun, Chair
Meca Williams-Johnson
Steven Tolman
Kellie Gebhardt Pre-Prospectus Using Teachers’ Experiences with School Leadership and Climate to Investigate Attrition Rates 10/7/2019
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Teri Melton, Chair
Cordelia Zinskie
Brandon Hunt
Patrick Sullivan Pre-Prospectus An Examination of the Use of Computer-Based Formative Assessments 9/25/2019
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Juliann Sergi McBrayer, Chair
Bryan Griffin
Suzanne Miller
Torri Jackson Pre-Prospectus The Impact of School Tasks on the Leadership Self-Efficacy of Principals and Assistant Principals 9/25/2019
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Juliann Sergi McBrayer, Chair
Richard Cleveland
Suzanne Miller
John Spranza Pre-Prospectus Student Attitudes Toward Weapons on Campus Policies 9/6/2019
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Dan Calhoun, Chair
Bryan Griffin
Marlynn Griffin

Archived Defenses

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2016-2017
2015-2016
2014-2015
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Last updated: 5/19/2020

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