Programs in Educational Communication and Technology

Department of Administration, Leadership and Technology

Complete list of Dissertations

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YearAuthorTitle
1949 Krulevitch, Walter Kingston  National school broadcasts of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
1950 Baron, Harold The magazine Vanity Fair & its ability to interpret & reflect the literacy trends of its times
1950 Haskell, Deborah Peek A rheterical analysis of J. William Fulbright’s speeches on the American character
1952 Reisberg, Sidney  Fulton Lewis, Jr.: An analysis of news commentary
1953 Groisser, Philmore L.  The development of audio visual instruction in the New York City school system
1955 Cottrell, Lee B.  A manual of utilization of motion pictures for guidance teachers in the junior high schools of New York City
1955 Hood, Leon Christ  The programming of classical music braodcasts over the major radio networks
1956 Benda, Harold W.  A plan for the improvement of the pre-service course in audio visual education for the state teachers colleges of New Jersey
1956 Bowers, Kenneth L.  The extent to which equipment and facilities essential to an audio visual program have been provided in elementaryu schools constructed between 1945 and 1951 and recom-mendations for future construction
1958 Fell, John Louis  A comparison between sponsored and educational motion pictures
1958 Smith, Martha Jane  Key symbols in USSR and Chinese propaganda to the USA
1958 Swenson, Patricia Green  The historical development of educational broadcasting in the public schools of Portland, Oregon, and teh school’s radio station, KBPS
1959 Cornfield, Ruth R.  The audio-visual departments of foreign information services in New York City
1960 Doremus, Albert Francis  An analysis of the practical concepts concerning the role of selected A-V coordinators
1960 Trauber, Michael  The treatment of the Little Rock, Arkansas school integration incident in the Daily Press of the Union of South Africa, West Nigeria, and Ghana from September 1 to October 31, 1957
1961 Scurorzo, Herbert E.  An analysis of the position of audio visual instructional materials building coordinator in the public elementary schools of New Jersey
1963 Smith, Mary Howard  Uses of television in higher education
1964 Cosgrove, Philip J.  An administrator’s guide to the material and equipment for the utilization of television as an educational medium with special reference to the use of closed circuit and educational television in New York State
1964 Harris, Jerome  A survey of television in medicine to determine its utility as a means of continuing the medical education of the physician
1965 Allen, Robert  Catholic social doctrine in national network Catholic TV programs in the US, 1951-68
1965 Scher, Saul Nathaniel  Voice of the City: The history of WNYC, New York City’s municipal radio station, 1924-62
1965 Stein, Leon Seymour  Editorializing by broadcast licensees
1966 Freidman, Robert  The relationship between the retention level of orally and visually presented science material to selected fifth grade students
1966 Ahlman, Mirjam Haapanen  A study of related policies and practices in the provision of radio and television in-school braodcast services by New York State public school systems in 1957-58
1966 Stinson, Donald  A propaganda analysis of the Catholic worker movement in Theus from 1933-65
1967 Allen, Helen  A study of the effectiveness of teaching folk dancing by television to third and fourth grade children
1967 Chaplin, Lillian  A manual for the organization and administration of a non-profit program in the creative arts for children
1968 Bien, Harvey  The development of a series of sound slides and manual for use with in-service education programs in physical education activities lessons in grades K-6: For use in grades K-6 in the New York City public school system
1968 Branscomb, Frederick  The pre-service professional training of teaching in the provence of Ontario, Canada, as it relates to instruction in the selection, production and utilization of media
1968 Brundage, Gloria  The nature and development of the concept of public interest in program service of radio broadcasting
1968 Griffin, Thomas  An experimental study of the effectiveness of functional music in instructional television
1968 Jennings, Ralph M. Policies & practices of selected national religious bodies as related to broadcasting in the public interest, 1920-50
1968 Neil, Marion  Relationship of business-industry sponsored educational materials and services to the instructional objectives of selected teachers in the state of Maryland
1968 Weingarden, Arnold  A visualized manual for teacher and pupil production of color photography transparencies in grades five and six in the New York City elementary schools
1970 Dirr, Peter  A study of the usefulness of the instructional television services of Channel 13/WNDT and recommendations for their improvement
1970 Gillespie, John  A history and descriptive study of the media centers of the Montgomery County public schools, Montgomery County, Maryland (1948-69), 1969
1970 Lembo, Diane  A history of the growth and development of the Department of AV Instruction of Thenea from 1923 to 68
1970 Mapp, Edward  The portrayal of the Negro in American motion pictures, 1962-68
1971 Engel, Alvin  Single concept instructional film for use in Jewish religious elementary schools, 1971
1971 Falk, Irving  An analysis of the readio network daytime serial drama Vic and Sade from 1932 to 1947 as representative of mid-western American humor
1971 Kaplan, Murray  An evaluation of the effective-ness of programmed instruction in elementary reading with mentally retarded adolescents in junior high
1971 Kelly, Joseph  Guidelines for a modern media approach to the incorporation of relevant peacetime disaster subject matter within the personal and family survival curriculum in the states of Region I of the Office of Civil Defense
1971 Koolik, Murray A content analysis of educational films about Israel
1971 Tuttle, John  The historical development of computer capabilities which permitted the use of the computer as an educational medium in the US from 1958 to 68
1972 Dengler, Ralph  Hot' and 'cool' catechesis: a content analysis of technology determinism in selected sixteenth century and twentieth century texts based on the general inquirer system
1972 Duckworth, Alice  Expectations of super-intendents, architects, and principals for the role of superintendent in planning, designing, and building a school plant
1972 Egan, John F.  The effect of integrating Dial Access Information Retrieval System Programs with the introductory psychology course at Jersey City State College
1972 Folcarelli, Ralph J.  A history and description of audio visual services and programs of the public library systems of New York State, 1950-70
1972 Kallas, John  A comparison between the job requirements determined by the motion picture industry and the film production training provided by selected colleges and universities in the US
1972 Linden, Kathryn B.  The film censorship struggle in the United States from 1926 to 1957, and the social values involved
1972 Morrison, Lee  The effectiveness of sound filmstrip in the enrichment of sophomore college English courses
1972 Panos, Peter  A study of the growth in production of films on selected moral issues and their use as instructional media by Roman Catholic and Protestant colleges located in the Northeastern region of the US
1972 Rago, Frank  In-service education in instructional media for classroom teachers
1972 Ryan, Francis  Guidelines for an administrative design to coordinte the instructional TV fixed service faciliteis of the Catholic diocese in the US
1972 Alalyn, Scott  A search for the genesis of the architectural form of the ancient Greek theatre to indicate a possible origin of Greek drama in calendar-fixing
1972 Weinshel, Barbara  An investigation of the effectiveness of a computer management system designed to improve learning through the individualization of instruction
1973 Buonomo, Rizalia M.  An analysis of the development of the audiovisual education program of the department of education of Puerto Rico--1937-1970
1973 Burket, Clinton Lee  A feasibility study of a series of selected historical maps for students in the seventh-grade
1973 Ginsberg, Abraham  The origin and development of consumer education in the New York City public high schools with guidelines for future programs
1973 Klinge, Peter  A comparison of the instructional ffectiveness of two film techniques: The lecture demonstration film and the dramatic situation film
1973 Offenberg, Mirium  Racial, religious, and ethnic characterization in detective fiction found in high school libraries
1973 Rivera de Otero, Consuela  An examination of selected Puerto Rican communications divisions with a view to the development of guidelines for the establishment of a communcations media center
1973 Thompson, Robert H.  Instructional media for studies of cybernetics: a resource for industrial arts
1973 Weinman, Constance  A unit of correlated audio-visual instructional materials for use in teaching local history in grades three and eight in the Salem, Oregon public schools
1974 Goldberg, Janis  The development of videotape presentations as an integrative training experience for the pre-service training of elementary school teachers
1974 Johnson, Irene M.  An investigation of the effect of audiovisual training and guidance on the audiovisual utilization patters of teachers in a New Jersey junior high school
1974 Torres-Ramos, Clara M.  A history of the development of instructional television in Puerto Rico from 1958 to 70
1975 Ferenzi, Edward  An experiment to determine the effectiveness of instructional materials in the teaching of selected industrial arts sheet metal skills
1975 Persky, Joel  The relationship between the writings of Harold Adams Innis and Mashall McLuhan
1976 Coppolino, Joseph S.  An investigation of the relationship between a person’s value system and his perception of values and events in one episode of a television series about the police
1976 Israel, David O.  The effect of three types of background music on the comprehension of selected recorded instructional mathe-matics programs for senior high school students in two selected school districts on Long Island, NY
1976 Kim, Hyun Joung  The interaction between two forms of teaching English via television and selected aptitudes of seventh grade Korean students in achievement in English
1976 Webb, Arnold  An exploration of the use of PPBS concepts in the decision making process for resource allocation in a large decentralized urban school system
1977 Owens, Barbara B.  An interaction study of reasoning aptitudes, model presence, and methods of approach in the learning of a computer programming language
1978 Bathke, Warren E.  A comparison of visitation evangelism programs in selected evangelical free churches in the US
1978 Durfey, Thomas  Program-length local originations on translators: Education through a legal loophole
1978 Vazquez de Nieves Generosa  Alfred North Whitehead’s objective immortality theory and the implications of this theory for science education
1978 Uchegbu, Benjamin O.  The nature of colonial anti-nationalist propaganda in British Africa: The case of the colonial film censorship in British Nigeria (1945-48)
1978 Leibler, Harry  A theoretical design for systematic administration of college and university media production activities
1978 Skeele, Rosemary  The relationship of the graduate program in educational media at Seton Hall University with professional preparation required by employers of media specialists
1978 Wall, Muriel F.  American multi-ethnic diversity: A content analysis of education newsletters, 1968-76
1980 Posner, Marcia  A search for Jewish content in American children’s realistic fiction
1980 Restaino, Phillip  A descriptive study of variables related to the purchase behavior of selected ninth and tenth graders in a Westchester high school
1981 Phillips, Jack  A self-paced multi-media remedial algebra course at an urban community college
1982 Freitag, Werner  The development of criteria for the functional use of education technology in student unions
1982 Grauls, Fernand  General rhetoric: A model for analyzing synecdoche, metaphor, and metonymy, and its applications to posters
1982 Pounds, Michael  Details in black: A case study investigation and analysis of the content of the United States War Department non-fiction motion picture: The Negro soldier
1984 Levenson, Steven  An analysis of the problem solving technique of a Talmudic expert
1985 Beck, William  An interaction study of problem solving aptitude and methods of teaching a computer programming language
1985 Compte, Carmen  Using soap opera structure for aural French comprehension
1985 Janes, Barry  Subscriber use of the public access channel in New Rochelle, NY
1985 Teitlebaum Kronish, Priscilla Relationship of selected cognitive aptitudes and personality characteristics of the online searcher to the quality of performance in online bibliographic retrieval
1987 Margolin, Michael  A study of two methods of Talmud instruction, perceived self-efficiency and their interaction on the achieve-ment of 7th grade Israeli students
1987 Fischler, Herbert A.  Locus of control and two types of instructional television: An aptitude treatment interaction
1988 Lessor, Thomas A.  The design, development, and evaluation of a planetarium presentation
1988 Nicosia, Gloria  A description of college students’ listening comprehension in a lecture situation
1990 McGovern, Mary Ellen  Multisite case study of the institutionalization of instructional television in four elementary schools of the Catholic School System of the Archdiocese of New York
1990 Piemonte, Charles Joseph  The interaction of gender and software treatment on third grader’s interest and achievement in keyboarding
1991 Bauer, Jo Anne  The microcomputer experiences of selected female educators: A qualitative study
1991 Levin, Jane  You can’t just plug it in: Integrating the computer into the curriculum
1991 Kropf, Marcia  The use of a computer-based museum exhibit: A study of family discussions and interactions
1991 Rosenthal, Beverly  Computer-mediated discourse in a writing workshop: A case study in higher education
1991 Nese, Lydia  Detecting deception in enacted and natural conditions
1992 Kang, Haelan  The use of content-based interactive computer-mediated reading instruction in a graduate program
1992 Cobb, Patricia A. Cheatam  An observational case study of junior HMO insurance customer service representatives interacting with an expert system job aid during on-the-job training
1994 Grapin, Marilyn  Analysis of the pedagogical assumptions in the instructional design of the Video Homework Adventures in Middle School Math Project
1995 Dieffenbach, Laurie  The Effective Use of Hypercard Instructional Materials: A Qualitative Study of Graduate Students
1996 Kos, Ivo  Teaching clinically-oriented embriology with computer simulations
1996 Randle, Dorothy (Lynn) The process of instructional design: A qualitative study of one effort
1998 Henry, Paul David  Faculty use of network communications as a medium for scholarly work
1998 O'Keefe, Michael  An ecological approach to the study of human computer interaction using Hypertext
1999 Ianniello, Patrick  A comparison of teachers who have and have not continued to teach Logo to elementary students
1999 Tucker, Elizabeth Ann  Analysis of preservice teachers’ videotapes for shifts between teacher-centered and student-centered discourse
2001 Snyder, Kathleen  Designing asynchronous learning environments
2001 Noble, Linda The influence of characteristics of the cognitive apprenticeship model on the development of expertise among graduate students in educational media internships
2002 Gal-Ed, Hagitte The making of art and the knowledge of peace:  a grounded theory study of video articulation as a learning tool in a dialogic program of peace education
2002 Hylton, Irene Classroom management skills: can video instruction make a difference? 
2002 Bloom Rosen, Dina Media and training of teachers in reflection
2002 Kennedy, Carol The effects of combining cognitive/metacognitive strategy instruction with hypermedia on content literacy, locus of control, and attitudes toward science in adolescents with language-based learning disabilities
2002 Song, Chiann-Ru An analysis of branching behavior patterns in an interactive hypermedia learning
2002 Straker-Banks, Allyson The effect of participation in an online course among teachers who are field dependent or field independent on their perceptions of computer anxiety, computer self-efficacy, and computer usefulness
2002 Goldenberg, Lauren Not quite through the looking glass:  a case study of computer mediated communication in a preservice teacher education program
2002 Tarcy, David The relationship between field dependence-independence and cognitive processing:  a test of conjoint retention hypothesis and cognitive theory of multimedia learning
2003 Griffin, Teresa Supporting students with low self-regulation through problem-based learning techniques in online education
2003 Schwarz, Marc The effects of different scaffolding strategies, prior knowledge, computer attitudes, and expertise reversal effect on learning outcomes in a cognitive apprenticeship learning environment
2003 Hamilton, Heather The effect of different types of image annotations in a scientific text on different learning outcomes in multimedia learning environments
2004 Farkas, Daniel The effect of the instructional sequence of spreadsheets and programming on performance, computer anxiety, and attitude toward computers
2004 Zydney, Janet The effect of different types of scaffolding in a multimedia program on students' problem finding
2004 Hernandez. Sylvia The effects of video and captioned text and the influence of verbal and spatial abilities on second language listening comprehension in a multimedia learning environment
2004 Lee, Hyunjeong The effect of intrinsic and extraneous load on learning with computer-based simulations
2005 Angarola, Scott The effects of multimedia tutorials and observational learning on cognitive outcomes and skill acquisition in basketball
2005 Ha, Seungyun The influence of individual differences (degree of self direction and fd/fi cognitive style), perception of interactivity, educational achievement, and navigational behavior on flow in web-based instruction
2005 Whelan, Robert The multimedia mind: measuring cognitive load in multimedia learning
2005 Kaplan, Nancy Computer technology, education and disability: experiences of postsecondary students who are blind or visually impaired
2006 Wellock, Almber The effects of a girl-friendly extracurricular technology program on female interest in future technology use and careers
2007 Lage-Otero, Eduardo Reading to write in an sla multimedia environment:  a cognitive approach
2006 Giacoppo, Alexandre Integrating social software into a student teacher education program:  enabling discourse, knowledge sharing, and development in a community of learning
2008 Brown, Michaele Constructing knowledge in online discussions: supporting theory to practice in special education teacher education
2008 deHaan, Jonathan Video games and second language acquisition: The effect of interactivity with a rhythm video game on second language vocabulary recall, cognitive load, and telepresence
2008 Dong, Chaoyan Positive emotions and learning: what makes a difference in multimedia design?
2008 Lansiquot, Reneta Pictures of history: fostering children's writing through interactive iconography
2008 Panzer, Richard The effects of fear versus norm appeals and directive versus cognitively flexible designs in abstinence-centered multimedia education on teen sexual attitudes, intentions and behaviors
2008 Um, Eun Joon The effect of positive emotions on cognitive processes in multimedia based learning
2009 Aronson, Ian The effects of a multimedia video intervention's emotional content and ethnic matching on hiv prevention and testing related knowledge, behavior, and intent
2010 Rosalia, Christine EFL Students as peer advisors in an online writing center
2010 Song, Hyuk Soon The effects of Learners’ Prior Knowledge, Self-regulation, and Motivation on Learning Performance in Complex Multimedia Learning Environments
2010 Schwartz, Ruth Considering the activity in interactivity: A multimodal perspective
2010 Chang, Yoo Kyung Examining metacognitive processes in exploratory computer-based learning environments using activity log analysis
2011 Bouwmeester, Maaike Examining the effects of reflective rubrics in the e-portfolio peer review process on pre-service teachers' ability to integrate academic coursework and field experiences
2011 Schreier, Joshua Teaching and technology: beliefs and implementation among fifth and sixth grade public school teachers
2011 Allen, Chris The effects of visual complexity on cognitive load as influenced by field dependency and spatial ability
2012 Diamond, James "You weren't doing what you would actually do, you were doing what people wanted you to do": a study of historical empathy in a digital history game