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Doctoral Studies

Our doctoral programs blend research-based theory and practice to address the many challenges faced in the field. Graduates are prepared for leadership positions in education, business and public policy.

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Spring 2017 Dissertation Presentation Schedule

The public is invited to attend the following dissertation presentations by doctoral candidates of the Van Loan School at Endicott College.

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Spring 2017 Dissertation Presentation Schedule (rev. 2/16/17)

               

Student Name

Date/
Time

Location

Dissertation Title

Program

Cheryl Davis

Tuesday,
March 7, 2017
1:00pm

Van Loan 
202

The Effects of Interactive Lectures on Student Performance in an Asynchronous Learning Environment

ABA

Ian Melton

Monday,
April 3, 2017
10:00AM

Van Loan
112

Increasing exercise time and evaluating the health benefits of acute bouts of exercise in children with autism spectrum disorders

ABA

Lorraine Otte

Monday,
April 3, 2017
1:00pm

Van Loan
202

Examining the effects of point-of-view video modeling on the acquisition of joint attention in children with autism

ABA

Kari Dunlop

Monday,
April 3, 2017
3:00PM

Van Loan 
202

The Effects of Using an IPad to Teach Vocational Tasks

ABA

Bryan Blair

Tuesday,
April 4, 2017
1:00PM

Van Loan 
202

Using Stimulus Equivalence Based Instruction to Teach Visual Analysis of Graphs

ABA

Solandy Forte

Wednesday,
April 5, 2017
10:00aM

Van Loan 
202

An evaluation of generalization and maintenance outcomes for a competency-based training

ABA

Elizabeth Nulty

Wednesday,
April 5, 2017
1:00PM

Van Loan 202

The Program Assessment Guide: A Call for Quality Measures

ABA

Lucas Donahue

Monday,
April 10, 2017
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Van Loan
112

Perceptions of Teachers Enrolled in a Teacher Mentoring Program with Regard to Professional Practice and Retention

Education

Kevin Forrand

Monday,
April 10, 2017
1:00 PM -3:00 PM

Van Loan
202

Perceptions of Special Education Staff at The England Center for Children on their Shared Experience of Providing Direct care to students diagnosed with Autism as it relates to the benefits of a specialized aquatics program. 

Education

Brittany Puleo

Monday,
April 10, 2017
3:00 PM – 5:00 Pm

Van Loan
202

Perceptions of Licensed Special Education Staff on Their Shared Experiences of Providing a Direct Service to an Early Childhood Aged Student in Grades K-2 Identified with an Emotional Disability

Education

Manny Lopes

Tuesday,
April 11, 2017
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Van Loan
202

Project Title: The perceptions of the self-efficacy of 9th grade Algebra 1 students at an urban high school in New England based on their placement in low, on, or above level Algebra classes

Education

Charmie (Snetter) Curry

Tuesday,
April 11, 2017
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Van Loan
202

Perceptions of Secondary Christian Educators on the Role of Faith in their Pedagogy and in their Approach to Cultivating Student-Teacher Relationships

Education

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