Dissertation Defense Announcements

View scheduled dissertation defenses in the College of Education.

Student Name Program Dissertation Title Date, Time and Location Abstract Link
Michael Breyer Ed.D. in K-12 Educational Leadership

"Trust (is) the Process: A Practitioners Guide to the Utilization of Enabling School Structures to Promote Collective Teacher Efficacy"

May 18, 8 a.m.
SDSU Zoom

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Andrea Frias Ed.D. in K-12 Educational Leadership

"The Trajectory of Teacher Interdisciplinary Pedagogical Content
Knowledge (IPCK) and the Patterns of Discourse that Contribute to IPCK in an Interdisciplinary Project Collaboration"

May 18, 3 p.m.
SDSU Zoom

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Melody Belcher Ed.D. in K-12 Educational Leadership

"Teacher Expectations: Impact on Student Learning Outcomes"

May 19, 2 p.m.
SDSU Zoom

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Rita Palet Ed.D. in K-12 Educational Leadership

“A Program Evaluation of an Intervention for Reducing Unwanted  Behaviors in Young Students”

May 26, 10 a.m.
SDSU Zoom

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Crystal Marie Sutton Ed.D. in K-12 Educational Leadership

“Mental Health Wellness in Educational Leadership”

May 26, 11:15 a.m.
SDSU Zoom

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Danielle Beaty Adler Ed.D. in K-12 Educational Leadership

"Exploring the Factors Associated with Elementary Teachers who have Maintained Positive Science Attitude and Self-Efficacy during COVID-19 Induced Distance Learning"

May 31, 1 p.m.
SDSU Zoom

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Nancy Rojas Ed.D. in K-12 Educational Leadership

“Leadership Talk Moves: An Analysis of the Effective Communicative Resources Leveraged by School Leaders to Impact Teaching and Learning”

June 6, 4 p.m.
SDSU Zoom

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Bill Willis Ed.D. in K-12 Educational Leadership

"The Impact of LGBTQ+ Leaders on Educational Policy" 

June 13, 9 a.m.
SDSU Zoom

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