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Academic Advising and the COVID-19 Pivot: A Qualitative Case Study of the Transition to Virtual Advising 

Sanders, Judith (2023-12-06)  ETD File Embargoed
The purpose of this study was to explore how academic advisors at a large, R1 university campus who traditionally offer mainly in-person services, pivoted to fully remote operations during the COVID-19 pandemic, and to ...

Black Paths to White Boards: Black Alumni Service on PWI Governing Boards 

Redd, Tanja (2023-08-03)  ETD File Embargoed
Governing boards of universities are tasked with upholding university principles and promoting university ideals, including those pertaining to diversity, equity, and inclusion. However, many university governing boards, ...

Brick by Brick: A Narrative Account of Black Undergraduate Men Thriving at Historically White Institutions 

Kirk, Jeremy (2023-08-07)
Black labor at historically white institutions is commonplace without reward. The overwhelming majority of this labor is coming from Black male students who are associated into spaces where they must act on behalf of a ...

A Case Study Analysis of Rural Middle School Science Teachers: The Perception of Culture to Inform Pedagogical Practices in the Classroom 

Askia, Rashida (2019-12-09)
Since the early 1980’s, a push for equitable learning practices has resulted in the creation of culturally centered pedagogy to counter educational disparities targeting marginalized populations across disciplines—particularly ...

Culturally Responsive Leadership: How Do Instructional Leaders in an Alabama School District Perceive They Employ Culturally Responsive Leadership in Their Daily Practices? 

Chambers, Kia (2023-12-05)  ETD File Embargoed
Culturally responsive pedagogy (Ladson-Billings, 1995) and culturally responsive teaching (Gay, 2018) have challenged educators to create an inclusive educational environment where all students feel valued, respected, and ...

Developing Critical Consciousness of ‘Nice’ Dysconscious Racism: An Analytic Autoethnography of a K-5 General Music Specialist at a High-Needs Title I School 

Bell, Macy (2023-08-01)
The purpose of this analytic autoethnography was to explore how enacting critical consciousness (CC) through critical reflection, inquiry, discourse, and action developed my critical awareness of ‘nice’ dysconscious racism ...

Doin’ It for the Culture: An Exploration of Critical Consciousness and Civic Engagement Within HBCU Core Curriculum 

Tingle, Nekita (2021-08-03)
Within the context of higher education, HBCUs are more specifically known, due to their controversial origin, for having mission and vision statements that broadly imply attending this particular institutional type will ...

An Investigation of Work-Family Spillover Effect of Generation Z Employees in Chinese Hospitality Industry 

Liu, Tianjian (2024-07-09)  ETD File Embargoed
Work–family spillover is an important topic in the hospitality sector. However, there is a lack of research on work–family spillover among Chinese Generation Z hospitality employees, who have become integral to the workforce. ...

(K)notting Strands of Change: Radical Deconstruction Through Afrofuturist-Feminist Design 

Shealey, Alaundra (2023-08-01)
Black women have combatted hegemonic forces that forced them into chattel slavery and other forms oppression by using needle, thread, patterns, and design for centuries (Tobin & Dobard, 1999). Working through needle, thread, ...

Pink Lemonade: An Autoethnographic Fantasia 

Arnberg, Benjamin (2020-04-29)  ETD File Embargoed
Pink Lemonade provides a campus climate study of queer experience on a rural, Southern campus in the United States. The researcher employs autoethnographic methods under a post- qualitative paradigm to explore the lives ...

Pre-Service Teachers’ Use of Instructional Strategies when Comprehending and Instructing using Contextually Challenging Text 

Szatkowski, Hannah (2019-06-20)
This qualitative case study explores the processes that occurred when pre-service teachers in an undergraduate elementary education literacy methods course were asked to interact with contextually challenging texts in a ...

The Social Engineer: Women Engineering Students' Identity Construction as Modern Engineers 

Wittig, Ashley (2019-04-18)
Research has shown that students’ identity development is important for students’ retention in engineering (Madsen, & Holmegaard, 2010), but for women the cultural representations of the field can create a disconnect that ...

Stereotype Threat, Black Consciousness, Racial Identity, and Psychological Wellbeing: Examining the Fluidity of Biracial Identity 

Hanks, Madison (2021-11-12)  ETD File Embargoed
To date, the majority of research surrounding stereotype threat explores the experiences of monoracial minorities, with little research exploring the intersection of individuals who hold multiple racial identities. Research ...

Still I Rise: Agency of Black Collegian Women 

Morawo, Stephanie (2023-05-02)
The research and discourse surrounding Black women in college has continued to expand in its scope in recent years. Scholars have written about Black college women in several ways describing the intersections of their ...

There’s a Rhythm to Our Method: An Endarkened Narrative of Four Black Women Teachers’ School Discipline Practices 

Betties, Jasmine (2022-11-21)
Due to Black women teachers’ cultural and historical legacies, Beauboeuf-Lafontant (2002) suggested that Black women’s form of care is often demonstrative of a womanist ethic of caring, which is defined by three ...

Toward a Theory of Black, Rural Praxis 

Slaughter, Kamia (2024-05-02)  ETD File Embargoed
This study explores how outreach-oriented practitioners (OOPs) across the interdisciplinary field of higher education support Black, rural students and communities in Alabama. It asks two questions: (1) How do practitioners’ ...

Walking-On: A Narrative Inquiry of Division II Non-Scholarship Student-Athletes’ Identity Development and Pursuit of Success 

Lester, Wilson (2023-04-13)
Student-athletes have long been a population of interest to researchers regarding identity development and academic success. More specifically, researchers have looked into the identity foreclosure of student-athletes; its ...