Otterbein offers many opportunities for teachers to continue to develop as a professional. Master of Arts in Education (MAE) is designed to develop professional empowerment through study, research, and reflection. It is designed to help practicing professionals maximize the potential of all learners. Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) is designed to provide a graduate route to teacher licensure in Middle Childhood Education for grades 4-9 and for Intervention Specialist K-12 (Mild-to-Moderate and Moderate-to-Intensive). It provides a path to get both your Master’s degree and your teaching license at the same time.This is a collection of theses written by Otterbein University Education Master degree students.

Most theses and dissertations completed after 2014 are included in Digital Commons @ Otterbein. Search the Library catalog to locate theses and dissertations completed prior to 2014.

Note to Otterbein Alumni: If you completed a thesis or dissertation as part of your graduate coursework at Otterbein University and would like us to add it to Digital Commons @ Otterbein, please email library@otterbein.edu.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Multi-Sensory Techniques in Spelling Instruction: An Action Research Study for Students with Dyslexia, Alyssa Ashbaugh

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The Effects of Standards-Based Grading and Differentiated Reassessment on the Metacognition, Motivation, and End of Course Assessments of 9th Grade American History Students, Benjamin Jeffry Hartnell

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The Transfer of Self-regulation and Self-monitoring from the Resource Room to the Science Classroom, Stacy Myers

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Exploring Effective Reading Strategies that Promote Higher Level Thinking and Comprehension for a Chinese-speaking College Student, Panyang Wu

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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How Does Inclusion With Co-Teaching Affect Student Performance on Summative Assessments?, Kaitlin Marie Hutchinson

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Does an Early Second Language Immersion Experience Impact Student Motivation?, Fang Chen

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Representations of Chinese Culture and History in Picture Books of the Westerville Public Library: Educational Quality And Accuracy Of Children Literature About China And Chinese Culture, Han Zhang