At Minnesota State University, Mankato, every graduate student completes a capstone for their program. Most programs include a thesis/dissertation or alternative plan paper (APP) option, but many programs provide other capstone opportunities.

This is a collection of Dissertations submitted by graduate students from various programs.

A dissertation is an extensive original research paper resulting in a significant contribution to new knowledge.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Organizational Culture as a Function of Institutional Type in Higher Education, Jason Alexis Kaufman

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Choice Amount and Choice-Making in Children: A Comparison of Children with and without Symptoms of ADHD, Liesa Klein

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An Examination of the Influence of Formative Self-Assessment on College Student Mastery Orientation in College Courses, Jamie Lynn Mahlberg

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International and Cross-Cultural Application of the Good Behavior Game, Julene Douty Nolan

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The Good Teacher: A Qualitative Analysis of Perceptions of Asian American Parents, Mariam Zia Qureshi

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Undergraduate Sport Management Students' Perceptions of Leadership Behaviors through Service Learning: A Quantitative, Quasi-Experimental Study, Bryan Romsa

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Building a Culture of Innovation: A Case Study in Digital Integration, Anthony H. VonBank

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An Investigation of the Relationship Between School Failure and At-Risk Students' General Self-Efficacy, Academic Self-Efficacy, and Motivation, Marguerite Josephine Wentzel

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Examining Culture and Structure: A Case Study of Three Middle Colleges, Anne F. Weyandt

Submissions from 2012

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Institutional Accountability and competition for resources in undergraduate education among U.S. public four-year institutions., Lynn D. Akey

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Student Teacher Perceptions of the Impact of Mentoring on Student Teaching, Lori Kay Bird

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A National Study of the Ethical Dilemmas Faced by Student Conduct Administrators, Mary C. Dowd

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Factors Influencing the Institutionalization of Diversity in Higher Education, Kelly S. Meier

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Principal Perceptions of the Relevancy of the K-12 Minnesota Principal Competencies, Paul Peterson

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Freshman Student-Faculty Interactions and GPA: Predictors of Retention and Overall Satisfaction, Katelyn Romsa

Submissions from 2010

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Emotional Intelligence and Cognitive Moral Development in Undergraduate Business Students, Elizabeth Pluskwik

Submissions from 1995

Fluorine-18 Production for PET and an Investigation of the Fluorine-18(p,alpha)Oxygen-15 Reaction with a Radioactive Beam, Andrew D. Roberts

Submissions from 1992

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El espacio en los esperpentos de Valle-Inclán, Enrique Torner

Submissions from 1989

The Search for an Effective Treatment for Noncompliant Children with Multiple Other Problems: Testing for the Response Covariation Phenomenon, Daniel Houlihan