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Doctoral Student Research Briefs

Each month, Drexel School of Education doctoral students present research related to their dissertations at our Doctoral Student Colloquium. One Drexel University School of Education Ph.D. student and one Ed.D. student present their research before an audience of Drexel students, faculty and professional staff. Listed below are the names of each student, the title of their project, supervising professors and a link to a brief on their research.

Mollie Davis

Mollie Gambone

March 3, 2017
An Expansive Learning Model to Explore Teachers' Collaboration for Student Success
Supervising Professor: Dr. Kristy Kelly

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Anthony Matranga

Anthony Matranga

February 3, 2017
Mathematics Teachers Professional Development: A Virtual Boundary Encounter
Supervising Professor: Dr. Jason Silverman

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Shawnna Thomas

Shawnna Thomas-El

January 6, 2017
Unveiling Perceptions Held by Community Residents of an Academic Institution in Their Midst
Supervising Professor: Dr. Ayana Allen

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Kristine MacDonald

Kristine MacDonald

January 6, 2017
Factors Positively Influencing Persistence and Program Completion for Nontraditional Students Enrolled at a For-Profit Postsecondary Institution
Supervising Professor: Dr. Jennifer Adams

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Jessica Cellitti

Jessica Cellitti

December 2, 2016
Teachers’ Perspectives on Failure: Impact on Classroom Interactions
Supervising Professor: Dr. Jason Silverman

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Melinda Johnson

Melinda Johnson

December 2, 2016
The Influence of Workplace Spirituality on Work Stress in University Employees
Supervising Professor: Dr. Ken Mawritz

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Amanda Barany

Amanda Barany

November 4, 2016
Negotiating Identities through Peripheral Participation
Supervising Professor: Dr. Aroutis Foster

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Shannon O'Neill

Shannon O’Neill

November 4, 2016
Preparing Special Education Teachers in Low-Incidence Populations – The Teachers’ Perspectives
Supervising Professor: Dr. William Lynch

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Jonan Donaldson

Jonan Donaldson

October 7, 2016
Conceptualizations of Learning and the Every Student Succeeds Act
Supervising Professor: Dr. Brian Smith

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