Welcome to RED. RED is an open-access repository maintained by the Minnesota State University Moorhead Library to showcase, preserve, and provide access to the scholarly and creative work produced by the MSUM Community.

A copy of each Dissertation and Thesis written by a graduate student at MSUM as partial fulfillment of the requirements for the graduate degree is deposited in RED. Students registered for Dissertation (799) or Thesis (699) will upload their final approved papers.

For those graduate students that elect to do the Project/Acton Research and have registered for 696 or 796, uploading the project is optional. The two options:

  1. Completion of the submission form only; no upload.
  2. Completion of the submission form and upload of project only when approved by project advisor.

Please discuss your options with your advisor.

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Theses/Dissertations/Projects from 2018


Ford Motor Company's Financial Analysis, Azbayar Enkhbayar

Nordstrom: A Financial Analysis, Naimanjin Erdenebileg

The Effect of Physical Activity on On-Task Behaviors in Developmentally Cognitively Disabled High School Students, Jennifer Fabbro

Support, Education, & Connections for Parents of LGBTQ+ Children, Taylor Ferderer


Using Subitizing as a Math Lesson Warm-up to Improve Automaticity Scores, Meagan Ferris

Using Performance Feedback and Self-Graphing to Improve Writing Fluency, Grant Robert Fodness

The Effects of Parent Involvement with Kindergarten Students in the Area of Literacy, Elizabeth Fritel


Effectiveness of Visual Cues During Transitions in a Third Grade Classroom, Tory Gaard


School Counselors’ Role in Providing Advocacy and Support to Homeless Students in Rural Communities, Jessica Gilsrud

A Comparison of the Effectiveness and Efficiency of Two Models of Incremental Rehearsal Intervention, Amy Glade

Juvenile Delinquency and Trauma: The Missing Link in Rehabilitation, Emily Gobernatz


The Important Role of the Faculty Advisor in Credit-Bearing Internship Opportunities, Allison Goossens

College and Career Exploration Group Manual, Kimberly Gunderson


Using Coaching Strategies to Build Caregiver Capacity, Beth Hadrava

Wide Open Spaces: Rural Counseling Competency in Counselor Education Programs, Jenna Halvorson

Effect of Social Story Curriculum on Social/Emotional Development of 4-year-old Student, Claire Hamblin

Mental Health Awareness for College Athletics, Andrea Hanson

Using Reading Interventions to Promote Kindergarten Students’ Mastery of Sight Words, Lisa Hasbargen and Carrie Jo Arness


Target: A Financial Analysis, Jordan Heinen


Ability Level Instruction Results on Broad Reading, Lacey Hendrickx

The Effect of Reading Comprehension When Using Digital Materials Compared to Paper Materials, Calista Herzog


The Impact of Community Banks on the Communities That They Serve, Latham Hetland

The Effects of Differentiated Small Group Math on Kindergarten Math Scores, Erica Hewitt


Pre-Orientation Program for First-Generation Students, Holly Hoeschen


The Effects of Implementing a Zones of Regulation Curriculum in a Third Grade Classroom, Jamie Hoffman

The Effectiveness of the Homework, Organization, and Planning Skills (HOPS) Intervention for a Middle School Student Diagnosed with ADHD, Ryan Hoiland

Effects of Music on Writing of Students with Disabilities, Mikaela Janicke


Effect of Music and Movement on Recognition of Sight Words of Kindergarten Students, Joni Jensen

The Effects of Direct Phonemic Awareness Instruction on Emergent Reading, Tessa Jensen


The Role of Homework in a Mathematics Classroom, Adam Johnson

Early Childhood Special Education: Service Model Advantages, Challenges, and Decision Making, Amanda Johnson


Understanding Myself as a Counselor & Individual, Jacob Johnson

The Effect of Parent Involvement and Student Reading Abilities, Kari Johnson

Moving to the Middle School: A Comprehensive Curriculum for Students Transitioning from Elementary to Middle School, Rebecca Johnson


Effects of Small Group Instruction on Oral Reading Fluency, Tiffany Johnson


Vocabulary Needs for the General Education Curriculum at a Four-Year University in the U.S., Esraa Kadhem

The Effect of Paired Repeated Reading Intervention on Oral Reading Fluency, Nicole Kahler

Self Efficacy and Math Anxiety; Math Intervention Strategies for Future Paraprofessionals, Angeline Kallhoff

Suicide Prevention Program for School Employees, Jenna Kamholz

Implementation of a Music-Based Intervention to Decrease Problem Behaviors in Two Kindergarten Students, Jade Kampfe

The Effects that Studying Online has on Student Vocabulary Short Term Retention, Chelsea Keller and Ondrea Cook

Active Learning in an Online Introductory Networking Course Using Collaborative Learning Communities, David Keller

The Effects of the Florida Fluency Intervention on Oral Reading Rates Focusing on Fifth Grade Students, Chelsie Kennedy

Using Video Modeling to Improve Social Skills in Preschoolers with Disabilities, Callista Kermend and Callista J. Kermend


The Effect of Summer Vacation on Reading Level, Stacey Klinkhammer


Social Media's Impact on Relationships, Taylor Koberinski


Using Small Group Reading Instruction to Improve Reading Fluency in First Grade, Michaela Kolness

An Integration of Trauma-Informed Schools and Social Emotional Curriculum, Brooke Kupcho

The Effect of the Turtle Technique on Externalizing Behaviors in the Inclusive Preschool Classroom, Katelynn Kutter

Self-Monitoring Strategy Instruction: Improving Reading Accuracy and Self-Correction for At-Risk Students, Melissa Kyser

The Effects of Implementing Play with Students' On-Task Behavior in a Developmental Cognitive Delay Classroom, Stephanie Larsen

The Effect of Physical Activity in the Classroom on On-task Behavior for Elementary Students, Nicole Lehmann

The Positive Effect of 6-Minute Fluency on Reading Comprehension Using STAR Reading Assessment, Emily Livingood

Clinical Chemistry On-Call: Navigating Clinical Information Systems, Maria Lodermeier


The Relationship Between Self-Monitoring and On-Task Behavior for Students with Developmental Disabilities, Corrin Mann


Importance of Transition Planning, Jennifer L. Mattheis

The Effect of Poetry Instruction on Reading Fluency and Comprehension, Callista K. Mayers

The Effects of Positive Behavioral Supports and Student Participation in a Kindergarten Classroom, Sheri McKeever

The Effect of Words Their Way Spelling Instruction on the Acquisition of Second Grade Students' Spelling Skills, Vanessa Renae McNutt 5661972


Quantity Versus Quality: Comparing Reading Recovery and Title I Reading as a First Grade Early Literacy Intervention, Jenna Meyers

Socioeconomic Status and Academic Achievement in Reading Growth, Mollie Moen

The Effect of Incorporating Multiple Intelligences to Improve Student Writing, Jannessa Deanna Moris

Strategic Reading: Using Think Alouds to Increase Fluency in High School Students, Patricia Kate Mueller

My Personal and Professional Journey, Vian A. Mustafa

Effects of Project Based Learning in a Third Grade Classroom, Samantha Neitzke

The Effect of Containment in Equipment on an Infant's Gross Motor Development, Autumn Nelson

Mnemonics Versus Rote Rehearsal Learning of Multiplication Fact Fluency with Third Grade Students, Monika Nelson

From Mistrust to Unconditional Positive Regard: An Analysis of Self, Amy Neuheisel

The Effects of Morphology and Syllabication Instruction on Struggling Middle School Readers, Julie Oakland-Soukup

A Support Group for Adults with Children Suffering from Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Nicole Ogan

Worry Warriors: A School-Based Counseling Small Group for Elementary-Aged Students with Anxiety, Emily Ojanen

Using Technology in Literacy to Enhance Comprehension, Amber Olson

Improving Vocabulary of English Language Learners Through Direct Vocabulary Instruction, Brianne Olson

Casey’s General Stores: A Financial Valuation, Donovan Olson


Intervention strategies and psychosocial factors for a client with Broca’s aphasia and apraxia of speech: A case study, Erin Olson

The Effectiveness of Repeated Reading Techniques to Increase Fluency of Beginning Readers, Tori Olson, Laura Jorud, and Megan Martin

The Effects of Using Active Engagement Strategies to Help Improve Student Success on Spelling Tests, Andrew Ortman

Life with Max: A Self-Analysis, Max Pajari


Grade Retention: Knowledge and Attitudes of Teacher Educators and Preservice Teachers, Jenny Pearson


Avis Budget Group: A Financial Analysis, Tralonie Perkins

Incorporating AVID Readings Strategies into Content Area Classrooms, Jennifer Peterson

Analysis of Self, Katrina Pink


Impacts of Repeated Reading on Fluency and Comprehension, Tina Podemski


Mind-Body Approach to Treating Developmental Trauma in Adolescents: A Group Therapy Manual for Residential Treatment Facilities, Kayla Prosser


The Alignment of ESL Materials to WIDA and State Standards, Jenna Marie Quanbeck

Plan B: The Analysis of Self, Matt Rask


How Oral Reading Fluency and Reading Comprehension are Intertwined, Ivy Rath

Impacts of Inclusion in Early Childhood Settings, Marie Remz


My Personal Journey On The Way To Professionalism: An Analysis of Self, Kelcie Richmond


Creating an Adult Learner Entry Achievement Program, Gloria Riopelle


Eating Disorder Curriculum: In-Service for Elementary Teachers, Troy Roness


The Effect of a Weekly Social Presence in Online Classes, Cindy Salfer


Technological Resources versus Non-Technological Resources, Samantha Sapa


Financial Analysis and Valuation of Nuvera Communications, Inc., Tina Scheidecker

Token Economy Intervention for Task Completion in a Student with Autism: A Case Study, Lisa Schmidt


Effects of an Elementary Immersion Program on Academic Achievement in Core Subject Areas, Marlee Schmidt

Authentic Grammar Curriculum: Can a broadcast news program improve student learning?, Richard Schmit


The Relationship between Parental Involvement and Reading Achievement, Erin M. Schnell


Personality Type & the SLP’s Employment Setting: Is There a Pattern?, Ashley Ann Schurr