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2013-14 Dissertation Research Initiation Grants Awarded

Graduate student Dissertation Research Initiation Grants for College of Education doctoral students at University Park are offered each fall and spring semester through the generosity of the Office of the Dean of the College of Education. Students must be at the dissertation level to apply. Below are the 2013-14 recipients.

Catharine Biddle

Facilitating meaningful student involvement in school decision-making: A critical examination of the role of educational leaders

Robert Boswell

Implementation of a Grow Your Own Leadership Development Program in Middle Atlantic and Texas Community Colleges

Kristina Brezicha

My Country, "Tis of Thee: Examining the Relationship Between Immigrant Students' Feelings of Belonging and Political socialization in America and Canada

Ben Freeburn

Preservice Secondary Mathematics Teachers Learning to Orchestrate Productive Mathematical Discussions

Duane Graysay

A Theory of the Role of Representations and Relationships in the Construction and Expression of Mathematical Generalizations

Yaoshan Li

The impact of social support on career-decision making: The role of relational self

Arlene Ortiz

Effects of Home Environment, Social Skills, and Approaches to Learning on School Readiness in Children Based on Primary Language Spoken at Home

Arzu Ozcelik

Preservice Secondary Science Teachers' Development of Professional Pedagogical Vision in Different Discourse Communities

Patricia Webb

Bearing Witness: Nurses' Experiences of Caring for Patients in Crisis

Anne Elizabeth Weiss

Retention of K-12 Education Enrolled in an Online Learning Community Designed for Ongoing, Long-Term Professional Development and Collaboration