Theses, Dissertations, and graduate student summative projects submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for graduation from Augsburg University

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Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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Building Trusted Relationships with Female Street Sex Workers: A Nontraditional Approach, Sandra Finn

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Giving end of Life Care to Persons With Intellectual Disabilities: a Model of Support for Community Based Caregivers, Emily K. Gress

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Transition Curriculum for Vessey Leadership Academy Leadership Application Project, Paul Terrence Gruber

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The Best Practices for Leadership Development in Medium-Sized Companies, Beth A. Hanzal

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Teaching Effective Pain Management of Acute Thoracic Postoperative Pain in Chronic Pain Patients, Sheila L. Hoehn

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A Curriculum and Leader Guide For LINC (Leaders Impacting Nonprofit Communities); A Program of the Hennepin County Bar Association, Lucinda Hruska-Claeys

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Building Community Among Older Oromo Women Struggling with Sadness in a Large Urban Setting, Fatuma Kotile

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A Nursing Educational Program for Recognizing and Managing Emotional Labor, Kathleen Kuzelka

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Oncology Nurses' Perceptions of Self-Compassion: a Pilot Study, Miriam R. Lindell

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BRAD: A Model of Caring for Persons with Frontotemporal Dementia, Jennifer McGuire

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Efficacy of a Secondary School Mentoring Program: Connecting Academic Achievement with Mentoring, Kimberly Olson

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Intrinsic Motivation in the Responsive Classroom, Dana Ruggiero

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Mentoring and Leadership: The Application of Transformational and Transactional Leadership Theory to Youth Mentoring, Alicia R. Schwarz

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Malcolm X, the Elegant Warrior: The Leadership Style of El Hajj Malik El Shabazz, Vincent P. Short

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How Do Residents of the Minnesota Veterans Home in Minneapolis Perceive Communication by Care Givers for Whom English is Not the First Language, Rukhmin Singh

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Culturally Competent: The Core Competency of a Successful Small Business Owner/Manager, Shikita S. T Snelson

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Transformational Nursing Simulation: Bringing Life to Inanimate Objects For the Purpose of Educating and Re-Igniting Passion, Pamela A. Torkkola

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Nelson Mandela the Transformational Leader: The Struggle for Social Justice, Equality and Democratic Change in South Africa, Bangalee A. Trawally

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Strengthening Nurse/Physician Collaborative Relationships to Promote Patient Safety, Julie Lynch Weegman

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Utilizing Community Based Participatory Research to Address Health Literacy Issues: An Example in Southeastern MN, Jennifer A. Weis

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Development of an Art Curriculum that Best Prepares Students for Careers in the Visual Arts by Conducting Interviews with Professional Artists and Designers., David James Willits

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A Head Injury Teaching Module For Pre-Hospital Assessment: Using The FOUR Score, Chris A. Wolf

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Factors of effective teaming of special education paraprofessionals and special education teachers., Heidi Zisla

Theses/Dissertations from 2008

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Firearms and Children: A Public Health Issue, Janet M. Benz

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Supporting Lactation: Beyond Nutrition, Desiree' M. Bertilrud

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Perceived Leadership Development as a Result of Martial Arts Training, Connie L. Bouley

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Closing the Research Gap: Enhancing Cambodian Participation in Clinical Research, Elsa C. Carlson

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Perspectives of Teachers Who Choose to Leave the Field, Kirsten L. Dunstan

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Participation in Extra-Curricular Activities by Suburban High School Students with Emotional Behavior Disorders, Karin Dye

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Pairing Social Stories and Contingency Mapping: Reducing Social Anxiety in Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Holly C. Eisen

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The Sweat Lodge Ceremony as Experienced by Nurses A Hermeneutic Phenomenological Study, Patricia L. Engstrom

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How One's Cultural View of Obesity Affects Care Giving, Marietta Kramper Farris

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How do we Help Students With Autism Become More Proficient Writers?, Mary Floto-Thompson

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An Inquiry Into the Narrative Research Process: Supporting a Lao American Woman Tell Her Story, Kaija Freborg

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Achieving Cultural Competence Through the Use of Community Health Workers: Open Cities Health Center's Approach, Dorii Gbolo

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Bringing Down the Barriers of Maggot Debridement Therapy, Kristine L. Gillard

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The Evaluation of Prescrihed Learning Periods in Middle School, Patricia Heldt

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Increasing Student Participation at IEP Meetings: a Case Study, Jerrilyn K. Henderson

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The Impact of Animals with Struggling Readers, Jennifer Heyer

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Organizational Culture in Health Care and Adaptive Leadership, Teresa M. Hunteman

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Impact of Service Learning on Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders (EBD), Anne Jenkauski

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Gender Difference in Transformational Leadership: A Comparison of Liberian Male and Female Leadership Styles from 1986 Through 2006, Anthony Ansumana Kanneh

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The Lived Experience of a Patient While Receiving Treatment on an Orthopedic Unit After a Hip Fracture: Integrating Research and Theory to Improve Patient Care, Margaret A. Kaser

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Beyond Florence Nightingale: Celebrating Nursing at Augsburg Central Nursing Center, Lori J. Keith

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Understanding Secondary Students' Reading and Writing Records: A Study of Curricula in Literacy Achievement, Kathleen M. Kinney

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Synthesis of Data to Develop Cultural Competency Training for Telehealth Nurses Providing Outbound Disease Management Programs to Hispanic Patients., Barbara L. Kreinbring

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The Effects of Art Therapy on Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders, Amy V. Krueger

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The Effects of art Therapy on Students With Emottonal/Behavioral Disorders, Amy V. Krueger

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The Effects of Performance-Focused Training on Learning Transfer, Jennifer S. Kvidt

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Paradoxical Leadership: The Rise and Fall of Richard M. Nixon, Andrew P. Langins

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Evaluating Cultural lmmersion Experiences to Teach Community Health Nursing, Martha Laskar-Alemán

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Keeping the Moral Imperative to Care in the Nurse/Patient Relationship: A Survey of Nurses Regarding Caring Practices, Attitudes and Interests, Cynthia M. Leas

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Reinventing Nursing for Future Generations, Connie A. Luedtke

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Designing an International Friendship Model For Children, Charlotte Martins

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Struggling with Disconnection: The Lived Experience of Being Homeless and in Need of Healthcare, Nonceba Mbangata

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A Model of Holistic Nursing as a Pathway to Nurse Self-Care, Kristin McHale

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Becoming a Mother Across Cultures: Challenges Nurses Experience Teaching Prenatal Care to Recent Immigrant Sudanese Women, Cathy E. Miller

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A Schweitzer Approach to Higher Education: Utiliztng Principles Drawn from the Life of Albert Schweitzer to Develop a Holistic and Comprehensive Educational Model, John B. Miller

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A Proposed Teaching Module for Senior Undergraduate Nursing Students to Counteract Bullying Among Nurses, Sue M. Odegarden

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Internal Executive Coaching Program: Exploring the Experiences, Benefits, and Recommendations for Participants and Organizations, Susan D. Poulos

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How General Education and Special Education Teachers Perceive the Behaviors of African American Students in Their Classrooms Within a Suburban School Setting, Claudia Powers

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Bed Assignment: A Nurse's Call, Sandra L. Prince

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Giving Voice to Lived Experience of Children Affected by HIV/AIDS in Namibia, Annie Retter

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Supporting Charge Nurses in Their Leadership Development: A Framework for Education, Sonja Rivers

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The Leadership of Christian Value-Led Companies: Observations of Character, Practical Wisdom, and Decision-Making Complexities, Tim Roddy

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The Role of Transformational Leadership in Consulting: Case Studies in Leadership Consulting, Lisa Rudquist

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The Positive Energy Patrol: One Nursing Division's Approach to Address the Issue of Morale in the Workplace, Mary Ann Ryan

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Exploring a Model of Transcultural Nursing Practice That Promotes Cultural Care Preservation/Maintenance, Margaret Sormana

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Promoting Healthy Development: Educating Somali Mothers and Children on the Importance of Outdoor Physical Activity, Rebecca S. Wawra

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Nursing Education to Minimize Anxiety for Patient and Family During Transfer from Intense Care to General Care, Renee L. Wilson

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The Obstacles to Advancement of Women in the Legal Field, Diane R. Winter

Theses/Dissertations from 2007

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Use of SuperLeadership and Talent Management by Administrator Leaders in Institutions of Higher Education, Kelly L. Anders

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Full-Day Kindergarten: The Families Perspective, Brandy Anfang

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Waldorf Charter School and School Choice, Rebecca Bainville

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The Positive Effect of Team Management in an Inbound Call Center, Nancy Bernard

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Determinates of Success in an ALC Classroom, April L. Berthiaume

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Student Perceptions of Pullout Instruction, Christen A. Bokinskie

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Perceptions of Educators and Paraprofessionals in a Collaborative K-2 Team, Kristin L. Buckner

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Purposeful Mentoring and Healthcare, Joyce Schmidt Dehmer

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Graduate Project to Explore Factors Affecting Completion of Final Degree Requirements for a Master Degree in Nursing, Sharon Gentile

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A Study of HIV Case Management Services Provided to People With a Triple Diagnosis Of HIV, Mental Illness, and Chemical Dependency, Ericka Lynn Kimball

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Servant Leadership and the Non-Profit Sector, Bruce Kranig

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First Line Supervisor Training, Diane L. Lind

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Women Artists and Leadership, Vicki C. MacNabb

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Bridging the Gap with Old Order Amish: A Cultural Brokering Model Based on Culture Care Theory, Sharon M. McGill

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Leadership Competencies, Judy Moseley

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Congregational Care and Support of Pastors in Parish Ministry: A Social Systems Approach to the Care of Servant Leaders, Dawn M. Nelson

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Awareness and Application of Differentiated Instruction in the Elementary Classroom Action Research Assignment at a Suburban St. Paul, Minnesota School, Tammi S. Nelson

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Exploring the Leadership of General Pervez Musharraf of Pakistan, Mahmood Javaid Rana

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No Child Left Behind and the "Highly Qualified Teacher": Perceptions of Teachers and Parents, Noel J. Raph

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Speak Up or Sit Still? Using Student Voice and Service-Learning to Develop Self-Determination in High School Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders, Michael A. Ricci

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Employee Resource Groups: A Proposed Model for Employee and Employer Success, Anna Christine Ronovde

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Motivating the High School Struggling Reader, Michelle M. Sorensen

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Investigation of Gender and Upward Mobility Within Institutions, John Stadler

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Transcultural Nursing Care Journey to Ecuador: Designing a Transcultural Education Course for Registered Nurses, Debra S. Zaffke

Theses/Dissertations from 2006

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Servant Leadership and Medical Missionaries, Jayne Arvold

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What Type of Leadership Does Africa Need to Join the First World?, Aida Ayalew

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Recruitment in Augsburg College's Theatre Arts Department, Bethany J. Bierman

Building Bridges in Diverse Communities, Susan S. Bjornsen

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Collaborative Leadership and the Design of a School-Based Chemical Health Service System, Susan K. Hedlund