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.
The purpose of this bounded qualitative exploratory case study was to explore the advancement via individual determination (AVID) instructional strategies high school graduates used in their transition to post-secondary education. The research questions addressed which instructional strategies the AVID graduates learned and how they used the strategies in post-secondary education. Author: Cassandra Mueller, Walden University
The purpose of this quantitative study was to compare language proficiency achieved by post-secondary beginning students of Spanish in traditional face-to-face, technology-based, and blended
learning environments. Author: Richard Harris, Northcentral University
This quantitative study examined the relationships between elementary teachers’ perceptions of self-efficacy, school culture, and implementation of instructional strategies. Author: Eric Dobey, Lamar University - Beaumont
The purpose of this qualitative study was to identify effective instructional strategies that impact the engagement of English language learners for academic success. Author: Vernita Campbell, Northcentral University
This multiple case study was conducted at the upper elementary level and explored what teachers reported about their mindset and their professional practice, how teachers fostered a growth mindset in their students, what growth-minded instructional practices they used, and what insights about the writing process emerged from four growth minded writing classrooms. Author: Courtney M Bean, Piedmont College
The research study employed a convergent mixed methods research design to collect both qualitative and quantitative data within a project based learning opportunity to examine the effectiveness of those peer support strategies on student engagement across the cognitive, emotional and behavioral domains. Author: Kathie Stroman, University of South Carolina
This study in a large suburban school district in Southern California explored the factors that influence instructional strategies related to evidence-based student writing outcomes. Author: Nina Glassen, Concordia University Irvine
The purpose of this qualitative case study was to investigate the perceptions and experiences of Generation Y military students regarding the new instructional strategies implemented by the U.S. Army. Author: Sarrah Toth, Northcentral University
The purpose of this qualitative case study was to explore how the learner-centered instructional strategies used within a blended learning model were being implemented and supporting at-risk students. Author: Kim Zeydel, Walden University
The purpose of this qualitative single case study was to investigate instructors’ perceptions of the efficacy of instructional strategies that foster critical thinking skills in trainees in a federal law enforcement training program in southeast Georgia. Author: Loretta Winks, Northcentral University