Theses Dissertations

 
 

Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education

 

The Department of Early Childhood, 
Special Education, and 
Rehabilitation Counseling

Theses and DIssertations


This list includes all of the electronic theses / dissertations, as well as the print format works back to 2008.


Author: Kristina M. Krampe
Year: 2002
Title: The formative evaluation of a web-based performance support system designed to improve accommodation of students with disabilities in postsecondary education
Academic Department: EDSRC / SPED
Advisors: William H. Berdine and A. Edward Blackhurst
Thesis Type: Ed. D.


Author: Joy Smiley Zabala
Year: 2004
Title: The development and evaluation of quality indicators for assistive technology services
Academic Department: EDSRC / SPED
Advisor: Ted S. Hasselbring
Thesis Type: Ed.D.


Author: Christina Boston
Year: 2007
Title: Teaching sight words to elementary students with disabilities while adding the same non-target information in the antecedent and consequent events
Academic Department: EDSRC / SPED
Advisor: John W. Schuster
Thesis Type: M.A.


Author: Malinda Cavallo
Year: 2007
Title: The affects of auditory and multimedia presentation prior to reading
Academic Department: EDSRC / SPED
Advisor: Margaret Bausch
Thesis Type:  M.A.


Author: Julie Harp Rutland
Year: 2007
Title: Service Coordinators' use of routines to develop early intervention outcomes: A study of Kentucky's IFSPs 
Academic Department: EDSRC / IECE
Advisor: Lee Ann Jung
Thesis Type: M.S.


Author: Sharon Lee Farber
Year: 2008
Title: Teaching banking skills to individuals with intellectual disabilities : A comparative study of natural and simulated environments
Academic Department: EDSRC / SPED
Advisor: John Schuster
Thesis Type: M.S.


Author: Sarah R. Hawkins
Year: 2008
Title: Embedding constant time delay instruction to teach discrete tasks to preschool children who have significant disabilities in a one to one and small group format : A comparison study
Academic Department: EDSRC / SPED
Advisor: John Schuster
Thesis Type: Ed.D.


Author: Samantha Maiden
Year: 2008
Title: Comparison of the effectiveness of the use of hippotherapy versus the physioball as a treatment tool for children with multiple disabilities
Academic Department: EDSRC / SPED
Advisor: Katherine McCormick
Thesis Type: M.S.


Author: Joshua Bryan Owens
Year: 2008
Title: A comparison of interventions to teach food preparation skills using constant time-delay
Academic Department: EDSRC / SPED
Advisor: John Schuster
Thesis Type: M.S.


Author: Sarah Emily Breault
Year: 2009
Title: The effects of the Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing Program for Reading, Spelling, and Speech (LIPS) on the acquisition of consonant and vowel sounds by second and third grade students with disabilities
Academic Department: EDSRC / SPED
Advisor: Deborah Slaton
Thesis Type: M.S.


Author: Alice S. Erickson
Year: 2009
Title: A survey of supports used by women with arthritis over age 50 to maintain employment
Academic Department: EDSRC / SPED
Advisor: Debra Harley
Thesis Type: Ed.D.


Author: Meada Gwen Hall
Year: 2009
Title: Training parents and direct support professionals to use constant time delay and powerpoints to teach their adult son or daughter with Down syndrome to prepare three different recipes.
Academic Department: EDSRC / SPED
Advisors: John W. Schuster and Belva C. Collins
Thesis Type: Ed.D.


Author: Bethany Smith
Year: 2009
Title: Using simultaneous prompting to teach restaurant words and classifications as non target information to secondary students with moderate to severe disabilities
Academic Department: EDSRC / SPED
Advisor: John W. Schuster
Thesis Type: M.S.


Author: Traci Amanda Steele
Year: 2009
Title: Effects of a self-correction spelling practice routine for first and second grade students with disabilities
Academic Department: EDSRC / SPED
Advisor: Deborah Slaton
Thesis Type: M.S.


Author: Melinda Jones Ault
Year: 2010
Title: Participation of families of children with disabilities in their faith communities : A survey of parents
Academic Department: EDSRC / SPED
Advisor: John Schuster and Belva Collins
Thesis Type: Ph. D.


Author: Jessica Renae Blackburn
Year: 2010
Title: Teaching early math skills and concepts to preschool English language learners in an activity-based format
Academic Department: EDSRC / IECE
Advisor: Jennifer Grisham-Brown
Thesis Type: M.S.


Author: Erin Eilerman Fetko
Year: 2010
Title: Teaching peer tutors to use simultaneous prompting to teach students with disabilities a leisure skill
Academic Department: EDSRC / SPED
Advisor: Belva Collins
Thesis Type: M.S.


Author: Channon Kaye Horn
Year: 2010
Title: Special educators and their relatives with disabilities : What are the implications?
Academic Department: EDSRC / SPED
Advisors: John Schuster and Belva Collins
Thesis Type: Ph. D.


Author: Jennifer Pfuelb Karl
Year: 2010
Title: Teaching students with moderate and severe disabilities core content embedded in a functional activity using simultaneous prompting
Academic Department: EDSRC / SPED
Advisor: Belva Collins
Thesis Type: M.S.


Author: Sara Beverly Noble
Year: 2010
Title: The effects of sign language on young children using inappropriate behaviors to communicate needs
Academic Department: EDSRC
Advisor: John W. Schuster
Thesis Type: M.S.


Author: Robert Clyde Pennington
Year: 2010
Title: Using simultaneous prompting and computer-assisted instruction to teach narrative writing skills to students with autism spectrum disorders
Academic Department: EDSRC / SPED
Advisor: John Schuster
Thesis Type: Ph. D.


Author: Paul Bolin Russell
Year: 2010
Title: Increasing communicative acts of children who are non-verbal in small group setting
Academic Department: EDSRC / IECE
Advisor: Katherine McCormick
Thesis Type: M.S.


Author: Tamicha Gerton
Year: 2011
Title: Perceptions of teenage mothers on pregnancy prevention and sex education
Academic Department: EDSRC / IECE
Advisor: Jennifer Grisham-Brown
Thesis Type: M.S. 


Author: Renee Scott
Year: 2011
Title: Teaching college age students with cognitive disabilities to use an automated teller machine with a self-operated audio/visual podcast prompting system
Academic Department: EDSRC / SPED
Advisor: Belva Collins
Thesis Type: M.S.


Author: Wanda Gail Chandler
Year: 2012
Title: Video self-modeling and improving oral reading fluency
Academic Department: EDSRC / SPED
Advisors: Belva Collins and Margaret Bausch
Thesis Type: Ed. D.


Author: Anna H. Hall
Year: 2012
Title: Exploring the effectiveness of interactive writing in the Head Start preschool setting
Academic Department: EDSRC / SPED
Advisor: Jennifer Grisham-Brown
Thesis Type: Ph. D.


Author: Christy Marie Kaylor
Year: 2012
Title: Teaching expressive communication skills to preschool children with significant disabilities
Academic Department: EDSRC / IECE
Advisor: Jennifer Grisham-Brown
Thesis Type: M.S.


Author: Emily Ann Keely
Year: 2012
Title: The perceptions of parents of young children with disabilities regarding the transition from preschool to kindergarten
Academic Department: EDSRC / IECE
Advisor: Katherine McCormick
Thesis Type: M.S. 


Author: Leah A. Riggs
Year: 2012
Title: The use of constant time delay with multiple exemplars and non-targeted information when teaching principles of heredity to high school students with moderate and severe disabilities in accordance with the Kentucky Alternate Assessment
Academic Department: EDSRC / SPED
Advisor: Belva Collins
Thesis Type: M.S.


Author: Heather C. Robinson-Curtis
Year: 2012
Title: The effectiveness of teaching by siblings of manual sign language
Academic Department: EDSRC / SPED
Advisor: Katherine McCormick
Thesis Type: M.S.


Author: Julie Harp Rutland
Year: 2012
Title: Factors related to sibling involvement in early childhood intervention.
Academic Department: EDSRC / SPED
Advisor: Lee Ann Jung
Thesis Type: Ph.D.


Author: Enrika Renee Wright
Year: 2012
Title: A comparison of interactive whiteboard and paper and pencil instruction to teach problem solving skills to students with autism and other mild disabilities.
Academic Department: EDSRC / SPED
Advisor: Robert McKenzie
Thesis Type: M.S.


Author: Veronica I. Umeasiegbu
Year: 2013
Title: Exploring the Use of the International Classification of Functioning Disability and Health as a Community Reintegration Model after Spinal Cord Injury.
Academic Department: EDSRC / RC
Advisor: Malachy Bishop
Thesis Type: Ph. D.


Author: Penina Goldstein
Year: 2013
Title: Using color-coding and simultaneous prompting to teach tracing within the context of name writing to elementary school students with autism.
Academic Department: EDSRC / SPED
Advisor: Amy Spriggs
Thesis Type: M.S.


Author: Abby Evans McCormick
Year: 2013
Title: The effects of a simultaneous prompting procedure to teach math skills during play time to young children with developmental disabilities.
Academic Department: EDSRC / SPED
Advisor: Belva Collins
Thesis Type: M.S.


Author: Nicole Scott Britton
Year: 2014
Title: Using a constant time delay procedure to teach support personnel to use a simultaneous prompting procedure.
Academic Department: EDSRC / SPED
Advisor: Belva Collins
Thesis Type: M.S.