This pilot study is a collaborative work our objective is to examine how doctoral students experience their preparation for doing qualitative dissertations it responds to a growing concern in this field that dissertations in education may lack rigor in comparison to those in the humanities and sciences based on responses to. Most universities offer comprehensive guidelines in their dissertation manuals about how to set up and organize the dissertation and the proposal in the social sciences, most dissertations are organized into four or five chapters however, there are many variations on the nature of these chapters, and the details are left up. This article utilizes a bounded qualitative meta-study framework to examine the 101 dissertation abstracts found by searching the proquest dissertation and theses™ digital database for dissertations abstracts from 1990 through 2010 using the search terms education, science, technology, engineer, and. African-american college students: a qualitative study of selected factors affecting dropout a dissertation submitted by wendell b o'neal, jr to benedictine university in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of education in higher education and organizational change this dissertation has. A content analysis of qualitative research dissertations in music education, 1998-2002 vincent j kantorski and sandra frey stegman bowling green state university bowling green, ohio abstract the purpose of this study was to analyze the contents of music education dissertation from 1998 through 2002 that.
A qualitative study of the curricula for the doctor of education (edd) degree in higher education programs by rebecca holland a dissertation submitted to the graduate school, the college of education and psychology, and the department of educational research and administration. In addition to a qualitative dissertation, the researcher also prepared a shorter report summarizing major findings from the study this executive summary was mailed electronically to all case study participants, to the chair of the ute tribe education committee, and to the ute tribe education director at the. Doctoral dissertations and projects this is a freely-accessible collection of dissertations written by liberty university students follow index a qualitative phenomenology of christian middle school implementation of inquiry-based science instruction, patricia ferrin pdf high academic achievement for adolescents in.
Mastery of qualitative research and its methods can be a challenge for doctoral students who often have had more academic course exposure and practical experien. This dissertation describes a year-long study conducted with teachers in a public girls' school located in an urban community the central objective was to document a school-based teacher inquiry group investigating their practice of teaching the inquiry group was intended to create a space for teachers to reflect on what it. Items 20 - 30 a qualitative study on educational leadership styles and teacher morale a dissertation presented to the faculty of the education department carson-newman university in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree doctor of education by karie lorraine hickman.
She has an interdisciplinary background in qualitative inquiry, education, and sociology in her research, she brings together long-term empirical fieldwork and critical social-cultural theories to advance a qualitative methodology oriented toward intersubjectivity and social justice her dissertation combines oral history,. Keywords: theory conceptual framing theoretical framing qualitative research now, after a decade of advising doctoral students on their qualitative dissertations in the same program that is in research in education and applied linguistics, which tends to have a practical and descriptive purpose. . Making sense of the public phd dissertation defense: a qualitative multi-case study of education students' experiences shuhua chen department of integrated studies in education mcgill university, montreal september 2012 a thesis submitted to mcgill university in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the degree.
School leaders implemented a change process in a k-12 environment principles and concepts of transformational leadership were threaded throughout all chapters of the dissertation we believe this approach towards the utilization of theoretical frameworks can be used with qualitative, quantitative, and mixed method. International review of qualitative research beyond the scope of this paper troubling writing across paradigms in education dissertations hilary e hughes , sarah c bridges-rhoads international review of qualitative research, vol 6 no 1, spring 2013 (pp 103-125) doi: 101525/irqr201361103 hilary e. Analysis of a random sample of 107 education-related doctoral dissertations published in proquest dissertations and theses database in 2011 seven raters coded each article in terms of page lengths (overall and within each chapter), research method (qualitative, quantitative, or mixed-methods), author.
The mentor and any other committee members who wish to review revisions will sign and date this document only when revisions have been completed please return this form to the office of graduate studies, where it will be placed in the candidate's file and submit a copy with your final dissertation to be. Managing school behavior: a qualitative case study by pamela r dodge a dissertation submitted to the graduate faculty in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy major: education ( educational leadership) program of study committee: scott mcleod, major professor. Accepted for inclusion in walden dissertations and doctoral studies by an authorized administrator of scholarworks qualitative data consisted this qualitative study ascertained the experiences and perceptions of the general education teachers thrust into this unfamiliar setting since the data collected were. A qualitative research study of how extended field experience prepares special education teachers of students with emotional and behavioral disorders this dissertation is part of the collection entitled: unt theses and dissertations and was provided by unt libraries to digital library, a digital.