2010

DOCTORAL GRADUATES

Spring 2010

Kathleen A. Clemente, D.Ed.
Experiences of Adult Students in Multi-generational Classrooms
Co-Chairs: Elizabeth J. Tisdell; Patricia Thompson
Campus: Harrisburg

Amanda C. Neill, D.Ed.
Museum Docents’ Understanding of Interpretation
Chair: Edward W. Taylor
Campus: Harrisburg

James T. Spaulding, D.Ed.
The Effects of Experiential Learning With Playfulness in the Adult Education Classroom
Chair: Patricia Cranton
Campus: Harrisburg

Barbara E. Varner, D.Ed.
An Exploration of how Women Probation and Parole Officers Learn to Negotiate Power and Interest in the Criminal Justice System
Chair: Elizabeth J. Tisdell
Campus: Harrisburg

Summer 2010

Ho-Yuan Chen, Ph.D.
A Study of Older Adult Students’ Satisfaction With Web-Based Distance Learning at the National Open University of Taiwan
Co-Chairs: Michael G. Moore; Melody M. Thompson
Campus: University Park

Joann S. Olson, Ph.D.
Chasing a Passion: The Early-Career Lived Experience of First-Generation College Graduates
Chair: Fred M. Schied
Campus: University Park

Hyungmin Park, Ph.D.
The Migrant Experiences of Myanmarese Male Social Activists in South Korea: A Cultural-Historical Activity Theory Analysis
Chair: Fred M. Schied
Campus: University Park

Susan L. Snider, D. Ed.
The Lived Experiences of GED Students: What Do Their Experiences Tell Us?
Chair: Gary W. Kuhne
Campus: University Park

Ozlem Zabitgil, Ph.D.
The Poetry of Turkish Village Institute-Educated Poets: Social Commentary on a Developing Nation
Chair: Melody M. Thompson
Campus: University Park

Fall 2010

Hyunmin Lim, Ph.D.
Learning and Social Process of Aging Among Korean Older Married Women: The Cultural-Historical Activity Theory Analysis
Chair: Fred M. Schied
Campus: University Park

Donna Ayers Snelson, D.Ed.
Stories of Exemplary Hospital Registered Nurses: A Narrative Analysis
Chair: Patricia Cranton
Campus: Harrisburg

Karin Millard Sprow, D.Ed.
Adult Financial Literacy Education and Latina Learners: A Qualitative Case Study
Chair: Elizabeth J. Tisdell
Campus: Harrisburg

Blaire Willson Toso, Ph.D.
Latina Mothers' Enactments of Agency: Achieving Desires through Discourses in Family Literacy
Chair: Esther S. Prins
Campus: University Park