Content: Global student dissertations and literature reviews.
Purpose: Use for foundational research, to locate test instruments and data, and more.
Special Features: Search by advisor (chair), degree, degree level, or department. Includes a read-aloud feature
The ProQuest Dissertations & Theses database (PQDT) is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses. It is the database of record for graduate research, with over 2.3 million dissertations and theses included from around the world.
Instrumental case study explored how an afterschool director who lacks academic preparation in educational leadership implements educational leadership strategies in staff development and curriculum development within the context of a community-based, school-linked program. Author: Tammy Marino, Northcentral University.
Case study uses Bolman and Deal's Four Frame Theory to understand what impact globalization and multi-national corporations have had on educational leadership. Author: Michael Escalante, University of Southern California.
Quantitative assessment of the educational leadership behaviors of African-American women, as compared to African-American men, Caucasian women, and Caucasian men. Author: Sonya B. Campbell, Saint Louis University.
Qualitative study was completed to understand the themes that emerged from scholarly works on the use of humanities in leadership theory and practice between 1960 and 2011. Author: Ralph Monday, Northcentral University.
Study determined the emotional intelligence quotient (EQ-i) of 257 randomly selected educational leaders in two intermountain west states and compared the EQ-i data for statistically significant differences in gender, level of school in which the leaders worked (elementary or secondary), and level of educational attainment. Author: James C. Shank, Idaho State University.
Multiple case study explored online doctoral student perceptions of how and why components of an online doctoral program contributed to their leadership development including a descriptive analysis of how their perceptions changed over time. Author: Mary A. Jove, Keiser University.
Qualitative, multiple-case study explore dhow high school department leaders were prepared for and practiced instructional leadership, in order to identify areas for leadership training. Author: Janice L. Doherty, Northcentral University.
Quantitative correlational study in which one public high school within San Diego Unified School District served as a sample reviewed for data relating to teacher job satisfaction and elements of educational leadership that work to promote teacher retention. Author: Jessica Ann Stevens, University of Phoenix.
Study examined how university-based educational leadership preparation programs apply entrepreneurial principles to innovatively respond to a changing environment in preparing school leaders for the 21st century. Author: Daniel Wolfson, San Diego State University.