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What strategies do principals in highly effective elementary schools utilize to foster teacher leadership, from both the principal and teacher leader perspective? 

Forster, Jeffrey (2020-04-17)
The purpose of this study was to identify the strategies used by elementary school principals, in highly effective schools, to foster teacher leadership. This study examined teacher leadership from both the principal and ...

What to Wear to a Protest: The Look of the Movement in the Long 1960s 

Oleinick, Thereza (2022-12-09)  ETD File Embargoed
Hidden “I was there”-style pictures in drawers of photos help tell a more complete story of events in the struggle for civil rights in “the long 1960s,” one in which “the look” of those protests and the clothing worn by ...

What Type of Maximizer Are You? Uncovering Latent Profiles of Maximizing 

Willits, Taylor (2021-12-07)
Maximizing, originally defined as the tendency to seek the best decision through alternative search and decision difficulty, has undergone significant revision since the construct was introduced nearly two decades ago. ...

“What was her name?”: Pre-Nineteenth Century Slave Women’s Fragmented Narratives 

Finch, Heather (2015-12-04)
Accessing the narratives of enslaved women before the nineteenth century is challenging but necessary because of the limited ways we understand their experiences. The archive we primarily depend on does not provide ...

What Would Mother Do?: Boys as Mothers in Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin 

Sims, Jessica (2007-05-15)
Harriet Beecher Stowe’s ultimate goal in Uncle Tom’s Cabin is to create a matriarchal society of sons as mothers. By prolonging the differentiation stage in which the son will turn from the mother because she represents ...

What You Know Or Where You Go: Political Cultural Analysis Of Gender Stereotyping And Leadership Positions 

Gill, Kimberly (2009-05-01)
Although women in United States society have made significant strides toward gaining occupational equality with men, it can be argued that gender bias regarding women’s role in society and ability to serve in leadership ...

What You See is Not What You Get: The Influence of Approach and Escape Motivation on Visual Perception and Behavior in Spider-fearful Individuals 

Farshid, Arash (2013-11-01)
The present study examined the influence of approach and escape motivation on visual perception, and whether these perceptions affect action responses in a direction congruent with these respective motivations, by comparing ...

What's in a Tip? An Exploratory Study of the Motivations Driving Consumer Tipping Behavior 

Whaley, Jeremy (2011-08-01)
According to Segrave (1998), since the late 1800‘s, the study of tipping has provoked debate in a range of abstract dimensions such as economics, sociology, and psychology. To date, the studies have been largely qualitative ...

"What's It Supposed to Be?" ... "Cooked." The Communication of Information-Seeking Tactics on Hell's Kitchen 

Harrison, Millie (2014-05-02)
Previous research has argued reality television provides life strategies for viewers and offers them ways to understand, navigate, and respond to certain situations and contexts within their own realities. Because reality ...

What’s in There for Me? Impact of User-Centric Advertisement Appeals on Consumers’ Emotional Responses and Sustainable Apparel Purchase Intentions 

Chakraborty, Swagata (2021-06-28)  ETD File Embargoed
Despite urgency to protect the environment, unsustainable apparel consumption continues to damage it. Although a high environmental knowledge, awareness, or concern encourages sustainable consumption, it does not guarantee ...

What’s Your BAC (Bystander Alcohol Check-in)? A Pilot Intervention to Prevent Violence by Reducing Alcohol Consumption of Potential Bystanders 

Nelson, Bridget (2023-11-15)  ETD File Embargoed
Sexual violence and heavy drinking co-occur for young adult university students. Most university-level interventions target either sexual violence or heavy drinking, but no effective interventions address both. This study ...

When Being Black Isn’t Enough: Experiences and Persistence Strategies of Six African American Administrators at a PWI 

Wolfe, Brandon (2010-10-27)
This phenomenological study explored the experiences and persistence strategies of African American administrators at Broussard University, a pseudonym given to a predominantly White university located in the southeastern ...

When Hiding isn't Enuf: How the Expression of Queerness within Black Feminism Change Over Time? 

McThomas, Zion (2023-04-28)
The relationship of queerness and Black feminism works as an unbalanced scale. Within the transformative era of the 20th century, Lorraine Hansberry, Nina Simone, and Audre Lorde both created and expressed radical Black ...

When Incivility Becomes Bullying: Assessing Cyberbullying in a Virtual Work Environment 

Johnson, Brandon (2015-12-08)
Myriad constructs (e.g., harassment, incivility, bullying, abusive supervision, deviance) are subsumed under the larger phenomenon that is workplace mistreatment. To date, no researchers have empirically investigated the ...

When Physical Appearance (Dis)connects to Moral Character: Examining the Potential Fusion of Christian and Secular Beliefs about the Ideal Body 

Hughes, Kelly (2020-07-22)  ETD File Embargoed
Although religion, specifically Christianity, plays an important role in life for many women and impacts their views of the self and the world, little quantitative research has explored how Christian doctrine—particularly ...

When Power Becomes a Turn-Off: Interactions Between Relational Power and Ineffective Arguing on Sexual Satisfaction in Heterosexual Couples Seeking Therapy 

Ellis, Faith (2022-07-25)
The purpose of the current study was to explore associations between low relational power, ineffective arguing, and sexual satisfaction among heterosexual couples seeking couples’ therapy (N = 175). Analyses utilized the ...

When the Wandering Traveler Speaks: The Narrative Poetics of Early Anglo-Indian Women's Travel Writing 

Marschalk, Lacy (2014-12-17)
Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British women who traveled to and wrote about India have been examined and analyzed as many things—imperial colluders, pseudo-feminists, ethnographers, missionaries, and sexual objects—but ...

Where No One Stands Alone: Harvey Gantt and the Civil Rights Movement in the Carolinas, 1943-1987 

Ritchie, Samuel T. (2017-11-30)
As the first African American student to enroll at Clemson University and the first African American mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, Harvey Gantt served as a trailblazer. Born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina, ...

Who Gives a Whoop? An Analysis of Conservation Messages on Twitter 

Franklin, Taylor (2020-11-16)
Whooping Cranes’ (Grus americana) historic range ran from the Arctic Coast to Central Mexico and throughout much of the mid-west to the eastern shores of the United States. By the winter of 1941, approximately 16 Whooping ...

“Who Said What?”: Effects of Message Framing and Source Type Toward COVID-19 Vaccinations Intentions Among College Students 

Hines, Kacie (2022-04-27)
Since 2020 the world has experienced a change in our everyday lives due to the COVID-19 disease. As the world tries to return to a place of normalcy, the COVID-19 vaccine aims to do that. Considerable research has examined ...