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Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Ackerson, Elizabeth Ann Brown (2016), School engagement and the mother-child relationship

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Bermingham, Charles J. (2016), Contextual support for Post Secondary Plans Scales: school personnel and community factors examination

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Berns, Amanda Jean (2016), Perceptions and experiences of friendship and loneliness in adolescent males with high cognitive ability and autism spectrum disorder

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Crabtree, Ashleigh R. (2016), Psychometric properties of technology-enhanced item formats: an evaluation of construct validity and technical characteristics

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Galligan, Patrick Kenneth (2016), Male Chinese international students' utilization of and barriers to mental health resources

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Gibbons, Shane (2016), The lived experiences of underemployed first-generation college graduates

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Kopelman, Abigail Rachel Kramer (2016), Assessing English language learners: when to use the English WISC-IV versus the Spanish WISC-IV

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Kopelman, Clark Ivan (2016), Summum bonum: investigating global life satisfaction in a sample of profoundly gifted students

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Kuhle, Jennifer Lynn (2016), Use of brief experimental analysis to identify early literacy interventions in students with letter-sound correspondence deficits

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Richards, Allison Sarah (2016), Understanding the experiences of college student suicide attempt survivors : a consensual qualitative research exploration

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Sass, Kelly J. (2016), Use of the isolated elements effect to teach observational gait analysis : the effects on cognitive load and learning outcomes

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Shin, Ah-Young (2016), Investigating the effects of missing data treatments on item response theory vertical scaling

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Swenson, Kirstin Dianne Miller (2016), A study of parents' involvement in Iowa's home school assistance programs

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Zhang, Mengyao (2016), Exploring dimensionality of scores for mixed-format tests

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Alt, Marcus Christopher (2015), The experiences of gay, military men and the impact on one's sense of masculinity

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Barch, Jon Craig (2015), On Measuring Student-Teacher Relationships: Sorting Out Predictors, Outcomes, And Schematic Structure Of Students’ Internal Relationship Representations

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Burke, Mollie Katherine (2015), Exploring rural Latino/a middle school student perceptions of their futures and careers

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Casper, Domonique Renee (2015), Predicting reasons for living among chronically ill and depressed middle aged and older adults enrolled in a randomized clinical trial

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Deb, Munni (2015), The effects of generational status on college adjustment and psychological well-being among South Asian American college students

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Holland, Brooke Michelle (2015), An evaluation of the singular and interactive effects of response effort and quality of reinforcement on food consumption

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Jones, Gerald John (2015), Acute exercise and executive function in young adults with ADHD

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McCann, Emily Weil (2015), Towards a better understanding of the lived experience of vulvodynia and its impact upon gender identity: an interpretative phenomenological analysis

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McGinnis, Wendy J. (2015), The validity of the Iowa Sex Offender Risk Assessment for predicting recidivism in female sexual offenders

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Menke, Kristen Ann (2015), Counseling psychology doctoral trainees' satisfaction with clinical methods training

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Oates, Krystle S. (2015), A logistic regression analysis of score sending and college matching among high school students

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O'Bleness, Jessica (2015), Play-based intervention effects on language production in toddlers from a high-risk background

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Pittsinger, Ryan Frank (2015), A qualitative investigation of the identity, attitudes, and motivations of action sport retail business owners

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Rankin, Angelica Desiree (2015), A comparability study on differences between scores of handwritten and typed responses on a large-scale writing assessment

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Rogers, Michelle Antoinette (2015), A developmental study examining the value, effectiveness, and quality of a data literacy intervention

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Shaff, Thomas Jay (2015), Development of writing talent in emerging adulthood

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Suess, Alyssa Nicole (2015), An evaluation of generalization, renewal, and resurgence during functional communication training conducted via telehealth

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Tudor, Joshua (2015), Developing a national frame of reference on student achievement by weighting student records from a state assessment

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Welter, Lauren Beth (2015), Mexican-American women and abortion : experiences and reflections

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Wise, Kelly Lee (2015), A formative program evaluation of a postsecondary support program for students with high functioning autism spectrum disorder

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Allmon, Allison Leigh (2014), To tell or not to tell : disclosing mental health diagnoses to children

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Anthony, Stephanie Nichole (2014), Teacher attributions, expectations, and referrals for students involved in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems

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Brooks, Dominique LaShawn (2014), Underrepresented minorities and social cognitive career theory: an investigation of the effectiveness of increasing math and science interest and self-efficacy in the context of a healthcare career intervention with rural Latino and White-identified middle school students

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Chen, Juan (2014), Model selection for IRT equating of Testlet-based tests in the random groups design

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Cornick, Courtney Racquel (2014), Effectiveness of hypnosis interventions in a spine rehabilitation program

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Cunningham, Paula Lynn (2014), The effects of value-added modeling decisions on estimates of teacher effectiveness

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Fall, Kevin L. (2014), Homeless men : exploring the experience of shame

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Fina, Anthony (2014), Growth and the college readiness of Iowa students : a longitudinal study linking growth to college outcomes

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Finnegan, Kari Luan (2014), The impact of therapy : a qualitative analysis of clinicians working with combat veterans diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder

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Kapoor, Shalini (2014), Growth sensitivity and standardized assessments: new evidence on the relationship

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Kim, Han Yi (2014), A comparison of smoothing methods for the common item nonequivalent groups design

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Kim, Hyung Jin (2014), Equating with bivariate log-linear presmoothing under the common-item nonequivalent groups design: structural zeros and their implications

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LaFond, Lee James (2014), Decision consistency and accuracy indices for the bifactor and testlet response theory models

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Peterson, Jaime Leigh (2014), Multidimensional item response theory observed score equating methods for mixed-format tests

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Romani, Patrick William (2014), Relations between quality of reinforcement and the persistence of task completion

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Sieck, Barbara C. (2014), How do we show up in the world: the psychological implications of women's naming decisions

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Sussman, Zachary Wroe (2014), An evaluation of the impact of the DSM-IV-TR diagnostic group and cognitive ability on the presentation of Autism Spectrum Disorder symptoms

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Wiese, Joanna Elise (2014), A qualitative analysis of parental experiences in family-based treatment for anorexia nervosa

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Arguello, JoAnna Lynn (2013), After the "Silent Epidemic": Marital Satisfaction in Long Term Spousal Caregivers of Individuals with Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

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Dockery, Lori Lee (2013), Testing accommodations for ELL students on an achievement test battery

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Gambrell, James Lamar (2013), Effects of age and schooling on 22 ability and achievement tests

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Hernandez, Jovan Omar (2013), Development and psychometric validation of the Perceived Classism Scales: measures of perceived social class discrimination

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Hoffman, Tina D. (2013), Project HOPE: a career education program for rural middle school students

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Kim, Ja Young (2013), Factors affecting accuracy of comparable scores for augmented tests under Common Core State Standards

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Koon, Jerrod Anthony (2013), Masculinity and bystander helping behavior: a study of the relationship between conformity to masculine norms and bystander interventions

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Lee, Eunjung (2013), Equating multidimensional tests under a random groups design: a comparison of various equating procedures

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Lee, Sharon Yih-Chih (2013), The career development of Asian American female visual artists

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Russell, Jae-eun Lee (2013), Supporting students' motivation in college online courses

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Schieltz, Kelly Michele (2013), Effects of Motivating Operations on Academic Performance and Problem Behavior Maintained By Escape From Academic Tasks

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Stinson, Rebecca Diane (2013), The impact of persistent sexual side effects of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors after discontinuing treatment: a qualitative study

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Su, Yu-Lan (2013), Cognitive diagnostic analysis using hierarchically structured skills

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Topczewski, Anna Marie (2013), Effect of Violating Unidimensional Item Response Theory Vertical Scaling Assumptions on Developmental Score Scales

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Wang, Wei (2013), Mixed-format test score equating: effect of item-type multidimensionality, length and composition of common-item set, and group ability difference

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Wang, Xuan (2013), Linking across forms in vertical scaling under the common-item nonequvalent groups design

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Yang, Lingyan (2013), The impact of home spoken language on learning to read Chinese: comparing Mandarin monolingual children and dialect-speaking children in mainland China

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Bagheri, Elham (2012), A qualitative investigation of religion, gender role beliefs, and culture in the lives of a select group of Muslim men

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Briggs, Candyce Rose (2012), The relationship between the outcomes for children placed in teaching family homes and the race/ethnicity of their caregivers

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Brimeyer, Chasity (2012), The adolescent with cancer's school re-entry experience : exploration of predictors and successful outcomes

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Denbleyker, John Nickolas (2012), Comparing trend and gap statistics across tests: distributional change using ordinal methods and bayesian inference

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Feldmann, Gregory Michael (2012), Early numeracy: technical adequacy of select kindergarten and first grade screening measures

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Goins, Joyce Elberta (2012), Age-related social, emotional, and behavioral differences in children and adolescents manifesting the symptom presentation of nonverbal learning disabilities

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Grafft, Amanda Jo (2012), Academic achievement following childhood onset brain injury

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Jarr, Karoline Ann (2012), Education practitioners' interpretation and use of assessment results

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McClintick-Greene, Hollie Alexis (2012), College bound: examining the adequacy of high school transition planning for youth with internalizing disorders

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Padilla Dalmau, Yaniz Cristina (2012), Evaluation of choices by bilingual children with disabilities across social contexts: the role of stimulus and language preference

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Riley, Rebecca Jane (2012), Perceived stigma in persons with early stage dementia and its impact on anxiety levels

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Schoulte, Joleen Carol (2012), An investigation of perceptions of two therapeutic responses for persons with a terminal illness experiencing death anxiety

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Stephens, Christopher Neil (2012), An investigation into the psychometric properties of the proportional reduction of mean squared error and augmented scores

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Westrick, Paul Andrew (2012), Validity decay versus validity stability in stem and non-stem fields

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Woods, Tamara Sue (2012), An examination of the impact of a veterans only college course

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Andrews, Benjamin James (2011), Assessing first- and second-order equity for the common-item nonequivalent groups design using multidimensional IRT

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Castellano, Katherine Elizabeth (2011), Unpacking student growth percentiles: statistical properties of regression-based approaches with implications for student and school classifications

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Clark, Sharon Llewellyn (2011), Factors related to school violence victimization: the role of extracurricular activities

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Greenfeld, Jay Matthew (2011), Using rational emotive behavior therapy to initiate and maintain regular exercise in college-age men: a qualitative investigation

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He, Yi (2011), Evaluating equating properties for mixed-format tests

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Jorgenson, Tina Marie (2011), Homeschooling in Iowa: an investigation of curricular choices made by homeschooling parents

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Kimpton Heald, Carrie Ann (2011), Social emotional differences of students who have a nonverbal learning disability or Dysphasia

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Kuo, Yi-Lung (2011), The impact of psychosocial factors on achievement gains between eighth and tenth grade

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Lee, Woogul (2011), Neural substrates of intrinsic motivation: fMRI studies

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Liu, Chunyan (2011), A comparison of statistics for selecting smoothing parameters for loglinear presmoothing and cubic spline postsmoothing under a random groups design

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Lohnberg, Jessica Ann (2011), An examination of the psychosocial profile of individuals with complex regional pain syndrome

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Myhlhousen-Leak, Georgetta Ann Daisy (2011), An investigation of outcomes assessment utilization in the context of teacher education program accreditation

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O'Rourke, Justin John Francis (2011), Posttraumatic growth in Huntington disease: measuring the effects of genetic testing and disease on positive psychological change

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Rickman, LaKaren Deann (2011), Brief treatment analysis for elopement in an outpatient clinic setting

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Schultz, Jessica Marie (2011), Does forgiveness matter? A study of spiritual transformation among survivors of significant interpersonal offenses

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Shin, Seonho (2011), A comparison of Van der Linden's conditional equipercentile equating method with other equating methods under the random groups design