Masters Theses/Capstone Projects

Masters Theses/Capstone Projects

 

This is a collection of theses written by Otterbein University students.

Most theses 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 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 2019

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Implementing a Health Coach into your Healthcare Continuum, Dalton Jarvis, MS, Health & Sport Sciences

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Abroad View of Wellness, Patrick Kunkel and Megan Mills, MS, Health & Sport Sciences

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Journey of the State Budget, Karina Carmichael, MS, Health & Sport Sciences

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OhioHealth Home Care: Functions of a Leader, Nicole Aral, MS

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Gamification with leveling up: Effects on learning science and motivation toward learning science., Tina Bardwell, MAE, Education

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Community Programming at Worthington Parks and Recreations, Sophia Cooper, MS, Health & Sport Sciences

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Improving Inclusion Teacher Self-Efficacy Through Narrative Inquiry, Kylie Damico, MAE, Education

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OhioHealth Grove City Methodist Hospital: Workday Implementation, James Eastep, MS, Health & Sport Sciences

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Reflections on Healthcare Administration Practicum: my Journey with OhioHealth Doctors Hospital, Anitha Guduri, MS

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Blended Learning: Internal Factors Affecting Implementation, Zachary Hamilton, MA, Education

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Professional Experience at Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice, Emma T. Hill, MS

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Designing a curriculum to engage heritage speakers in a Spanish classroom., Fabiola Milla Kimble, MAE, Education

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Utilizing Wellness Champions to Live OhioHealthy, Elizabeth K. Krebs, MS, Health & Sport Sciences

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The Holistic Development of Student-Athletes at Otterbein University, Timothy Bryant McKnight, MS

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The Effects of 'Number Talks' on Number Sense in a Second Grade Math Class, Mallory Mellott, MAE, Education

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Allied Health Education: Teaching Assistant at Otterbein University and High School Outreach Programs, Andrea Pohlman, MS, Health & Sport Sciences

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OHES: Bringing Wellness to You, Marissa Rezes, MS

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A Curriculum Project for Itinerant Teacher’s Guidebook for Best Trauma Informed Practices, Mark Ripper, MAE, Education

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Exploring the use of known strategies for achieving fluency of multiplication and division facts in third grade., Alexandra Rubenstein, MAE, Education

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A curriculum design for emergent English language learners in middle school science, Allison Simpson, MAE, Education

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Supporting Refugee and Emergent English Learner's Reading Ability Through a Story Dictation-Based Curriculum, Heather Sunday, MAE, Education

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Behavior Coaching; A Curriculum Design to Help Coach Today’s Teachers on How to Deal with Student Behavior in the Classroom, Maggie Swanson, MAE, Education

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The Importance of Collaboration Within Project-Based Learning in a Kindergarten Teacher Classroom, Moriah Weber, MAE, Education

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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Do Pop Quizzes Have a Positive Effect on Exam Grades?, Victoria V. Frisch, MAE, Modern Languages & Cultures

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Personality Types Among Athletic Trainers, Anthony Bartko, MS, Health & Sport Sciences

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Increasing Fitness Engagement Among OhioHealth Employees, Kristen Goins, MS, Health & Sport Sciences

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Prevention of Ankle Sprains, Travis Schomacker, MS, Health & Sport Sciences

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The YMCA and Healthy Weight and your Child Program Implementation, Brandon Harmon, MS, Health & Sport Sciences

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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

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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, MAE, Education

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Early Sport Specialization: Overuse Injury and Burnout, Jessica J. McClelland, MS, Health & Sport Sciences

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

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Validation Of A Smartphone Application For Measuring Shoulder Internal Rotation and External Rotation Range Of Motion With Intra-Rater Reliability, Allison B. Smith 2551323, MS, Health & Sport Sciences

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

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Exploring End User Experience: How Can We Achieve Lifelong Engagement With Physical Activity Tracking Devices?, Mohammed Karim Impelee, MS, Health & Sport Sciences

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An Examination of the Impacts that Parental Actions have on the Athletic Experience of their Children., Adam B. Prescott, MS, Health & Sport Sciences

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

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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

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, MAE, Education