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 2011

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Creating Community With Homeless and Marginally Housed Women, Judy Schlaefer

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According to Secondary Female Science Students, What Creates an Engaging and Interesting Science Class, Colleen Victoria Quinn Schroeder

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Can Leading Change Catalyze Innovation in the Workplace, Rebecca L. Smithwick

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New Graduate Nurse Orientation Program, Darcie L. Thies

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Case Study Scenario and Simulation: Supplementing a Student Nurse's Missed Foundational Clinical Nursing Experience, Lori Versaguis

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A Qualitative Study on how Dialogue, Discussion, and Debate Manifest in a Corporate Setting, Lisa Wocken

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A Conceptual Framework for Providing Healthy Meals for a Marginalized Population, Hoching Wu

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Migrant Workers Remittances: Building Futures and Forging Leadership Back Home, Mohamed Abdinur

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Strict Isolation Compliance: A Quality Improvement Initiative Implementation Process, Debra Apenhorst

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Strict lsolation Compliance: A Quality lmprovement lnitiative lmplementation Process, Debra Apenhorst

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A Secondary Data Analysis of the Practice Intervention Designed to "Wipe out C. difficile", Kimberly Aronhalt

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Identifying Institutional Barriers to Addressing Health Disparities, Julia Ashley

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The Experience of Foreign Born Nurses Working in Twin Cities Hospitals, Jolene C. Baker

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The Perspective of Bullying According to Students with Asperger Syndrome, Ryan B. Barnick

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Caring Beyond Constraint: A Nursing Model of Presence in a Time Limited Procedural Practice, Laura Becker

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An Examination of the Impact of Social Influences on Followers' Assessments of Male and Female Leadership Behaviors, Mary L. Brown

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Leadership and the Theory of Metacommunication, Regina M. Brown

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Differences and Commonalities in Adult Expectations Regarding ADHD Referral, Nate Christopherson

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Generational Perspectives in Public Health Nursing: Workplace Conditions That Impact Job Satisfaction and Retention, Marilyn Kittleson Deling

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Integrative Literature Review Emotional Intelligence and its Relationship to Transformational Leadership, Katharine Ellingson

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Thinking Differently: Developing a Fall Risk Assessment for the Emergency Department Setting, Carissa K. Fauks

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Nurse to Nurse Communication: Conveying the Patient's Story, Cheryl Fisher Laine

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Women's Indirect Intra-Gender Aggression: A Study of Workplace Relationships, Deborah Friedman

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Rounding of the Administrative Supervisor and the Engagement of Charge Nurses in an Acute Hospital Setting, Kellie J. Geiger

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The Impact of a Writing Center on Cross-Curricular Writing: Teacher Perspectives, Whitney M. Gonzales

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Does Customer Service Training Influence Patient Satisfaction Scores?, Beth Holman

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Initiating a Faith Community Nurse Program in the Latino Community: Addressing the Health Care Disparity of Increased Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes, Helen Jones

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The Potential Relationship Between the Traits Associated with Left Brain or Right Brain Dominant Tendencies and the Characteristics of Leaders or Managers, Alex Keto

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Best Practices in the use of Employee Assessment Instruments in Leadership Development, Yvonne Kinney-Hockert

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Staying Alive: A Nursing Care Model in the Technical Delivery of Dialysis, Sylvia Moe

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Guided Notes in the Pre-Algebra Mathematics Classroom, Lynn C. Morris

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Replicating Success: Developing an Educational Process for Improving Nursing Accuracy When Using a Patient Classification System, Dewey M. Moulton

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Strategies and Methods of Reciprocal Teaching as Defined, Revised, and Implemented by Individual Teachers Across the K- l2 Spectrum, Linday Peters

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Awareness Cultivation: Designing a Transcultural Patient Family Advisory Council, Lisa G. Peterson

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Interactive Whiteboard Technology: Impacts on teachers, teaching, and students, Taylor Edward Yost Pettis

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Nurturing the Novice: lnitiating the Journey of Transformational Shifts in the Development of Future Nurse Mentors, Brenda Ranstrom-Llambes

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Correlation Between BASC and IEP Daily Point Sheets, Ruth E. Rautio

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A Matter of Trust: The Impact of Transcultural Communication Between Culturally Diverse Nursing Staff, Patricia Reed

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Differentiating Reading Comprehension Curriculum using NWEA Data, Robert A. Reetz

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Coco Chanel: A Transformational Leader, TyAnn Severine Rolph

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The Use of Physical Activity to Promote Effective Coping and Life Skill Development in Minneapolis Sheltered Youth, Kathleen M. Welle

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Factors that Influence Classroom Engagement, Tracy Lynn Wilk

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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Developing a Community Clinic to Address the Health Needs as Experienced by a Small Rural Village in Sierra Leone, Doris K. Acton

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Nurse Influence in Policy Development: A Model Using Storytelling, Michele Anderson

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Key Curriculum for Developing World-Class Patient Centered Care Teams, Linda Bauermeister

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The Effects of Procedural Choice as an Instructional Strategy on Locus of Control: A Practical Curriculum, Seth Duane Baun

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Retention Issues for Native Students, Ryan A. Bench

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Higher Purpose Leadership The Effect of Higher Purpose in Organizational Mission: A Case Study of the Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation, William P. Bengtson

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Developng a Neighbor-like Enviornment Between Home and School, Rebecca J. Butters

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The Value of Creating a Culture of Caring, Lisa C. Carter

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Parental Effects on Academic Achievement, Gregory A. Chubb

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The Importance of Teaching Social Skills to Students in Elementary Schools, Jessica Deschneau

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An Analysis of Mahatma Gandhi and His Leadership Style, Curt Fernandez

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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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Family Choices for the Career Woman in the Twenty-First Century, Gianna M. Koné

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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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Women and Happiness: a Personal Growth Retreat, Laura Marquette

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Effective Leadership in a Service Center Setting: an Analysis of how to Increase Tenure Among Employees through a Blended Leadership Model, Larissa Martin

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

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Police Leadership and Servant Leadership: Determining the Connection, Karen K. Mueller

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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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Teaming: Advantages and Implementation, Kevin Van Gheem

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Becoming Literate Through Art: Benefits of a Literacy Infused Art Curriculum, Amy Wagner

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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

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Factors of Effective Co-teaching Between Special and General Educators, Jake 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 Prescribed 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