Last updated: May 12, 2014

The following table lists all the LaMSTI-MNS theses completed to date. By clicking on the authors name, you will be referred to the archived copy of the thesis at the LSU Electronic Thesis Database.

LaMSTI Cohorts are identified by subject (m = math, s = science) and year admitted to the LaMSTI program. "Date accepted" is the date when the Graduate School received the approved final version of the thesis. Email addresses are written in a format that is (hopefully) immune to use by web robots.

Author(link to thesis) |
LaMSTI Cohort |
Thesis Title |
Date accepted |
Author email(replace _A_ by @) |

Carlin, Robyn Williams | m-07 |
A Comparative Study of Geometry Curricula | 7/8/09 |
carlinmath30_A_aol.com |

Baggett, Martha Lauren | s-07 |
Mathematics Grade 8 LEAP scores: A Predictor of Student Success in Dimensional Analysis | 7/8/09 |
mbagge2_A_lsu.edu |

Barrett, Adam Ross | s-07 |
Integrated Technology: Does it Affect Learner Outcomes | 7/8/09 |
abarre3_A_lsu.edu |

Ford, Darlene Noble | m-07 |
The Use of the Online Tutorial and Assessment System, MathXL, in Teaching of Algebra I | 7/9/09 |
dford_A_ebrschools.org |

Ludu, Maria | m-07 |
Rate of Change with Applications in Physics Problems | 7/9/09 |
mludu_A_ebrschools.org |

Robinson, Danica Le'Trice | m-07 |
Project-Based High School Geometry | 7/9/09 |
drobi15_A_lsu.edu |

Vincent, Christina | m-07 |
Ratio and Proportion: Mapping the Conceptual Field | 7/9/09 |
chillman_A_ebrschools.org |

Richard, Verna Marie | m-08 |
Project Explorations and Student Learning in Geometry | 7/3/10 |
vricha1_A_lsu.edu |

Hotard, Daniel James | m-08 |
The Effects of Self-Assessment on Student Learning of Mathematics | 7/5/10 |
dhotar2_A_lsu.edu |

Davies, Micah M | s-08 |
Grade Level Expectations: Do They Prepare Students for Introductory College Chemistry | 7/6/10 |
mdavie1_A_lsu.edu |

Rieger, Cynthia Rau | s-08 |
Effective Lesson Planning: Field Trips in the Science Curriculum | 7/6/10 |
crau_A_ebrschools.org |

Woods, David Frank | m-08 |
Getting Off the Ground with AP Calculus | 7/7/10 |
dwoods1_A_ebrschools.org |

Cox, Daniel C. | s-08 |
Is a Student's Conceptual knowledge Affected by Their Vocabulary Instruction | 7/7/10 |
dcox1_A_ebrschools.org |

Hitt, Elizabeth Pullig | s-08 |
Effective Use Of Web-Based Homework In High School Physics | 7/8/10 |
bhitt_A_parkviewbaptist.com |

Iverstine, Wiley | s-08 |
Application of Peer Instruction in the High School Seting | 7/8/10 |
WIVERSTINE_A_centralcss.org |

Pablico, Jane Ragasa | s-08 |
Misconceptions on Force and Gravity Among High School Students | 7/8/10 |
jpablico_A_ebrschools.org |

Byrd, Angie Ann | m-08 |
Formative Assessment in Algebra II | 7/9/10 |
abyrd_A_ebrpss.k12.la.us |

Njenga, David Nganga | m-08 |
Seventh-Grade Curriculum in Probability (A Guide For Teachers) | 8/19/10 |
njengad_A_gmail.com |

Thomas, Coretta | m-08 |
Fraction Competency and Algebra Success | 8/24/10 |
AMANT113_A_aol.com |

Njenga, Jonah | s-08 |
Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Cooperative Learning Structures in Improving Studentsâ€™ Performance | 8/25/10 |
jnjenga_A_ebrschools.org |

Jomento-Cruz, Ingrid Lorelei | s-08 |
Robotics as a Means of Increasing Student Achievement in Middle School Science | 11/19/10 |
icruz_A_ebrschools.org |

Sims, John, L. Jr. | m-08 |
Improving Math Instruction in Schools That Serve the Poor | 1/27/11 |
jsims_A_ebrschools.org |

Fazekas, Margaret Ann | m-09 |
Teaching High School Geometry with Tasks and Activities | 7/6/11 |
mfazek_A_gmail.com |

Lejeune, Lauren Alissa | m-09 |
Fraction Proficiency in Gifted Middle School Students | 7/6/11 |
llejeune_A_ebrpss.k12.la.us |

Alphonso, Tiah B. | m-10 |
Determining Impact: Using Formative Evaluation in a Professional Development Program for Teachers of Mathematics and Science | 7/6/12 |
tiah.alphonso_A_gmail.com |

Chimwaza, Yvonne Mariki | m-10 |
Writing in Geometry with the Common Core State Standards: Developing Mathematical Thinkers | 7/3/12 |
ychimwaza4_A_gmail.com |

Dyer, Sarah Claire | m-10 |
Improving Middle School Math Achievement Using a Web-Based Program and Extended Written Tasks | 7/3/12 |
clairedyer_A_bellsouth.net |

Jegart, Damayanthi Srimathi | m-10 |
Unit Assessments for High School Geometry | 7/5/12 |
djegart_A_yahoo.com |

Goings, Sheri Lyn Pastor | m-10 |
Using a Collaborative Inquiry Process and Data to Affect Curriculum in an Independent School | 7/3/12 |
Sheri.Goings_A_dunhamschool.org |

Kirkindoll, Elizabeth Stockwell | m-10 |
Interventions in the Middle School Mathematics Classroom: Raising Standardized Test Scores by Diminishing Stereotype Threat | 8/16/12 |
lizziek7_A_cox.net |

McInnis, Beth Perkins | m-10 |
Integrating Tasks, Technology, and the Common Core Standards in the Algebra II Classroom | 7/6/12 |
Beth.McInnis_A_dunhamschool.org |

Oswalt, Selena | m-10 |
Mathematical Modeling in the High School Classroom | 7/3/12 |
soswal2_A_lsu.edu |

Stovall, Ni'Shawn Leneigh | m-10 |
A Study of Measurement in the Algebra I Classroom | 7/2/12 |
nstovall_A_ebrpss.k12.la.us |

Adlaon, Ritchie | s-10 |
Assessing Effectiveness of Concept Map as Instructional Tool in High School Biology | 7/9/12 |
radlaon_A_ebrpss.k12.la.us |

Barker, Jacqueline Grace | s-10 |
The Effect of Instructional Methodologies on Student Achievement Modeling Instruction vs. Traditional Instruction | 7/10/12 |
JacquelineBarker_A_ipsb.net |

Branton, Rebecca | s-10 |
The Effects of Teaching Style on Student Learning of DNA | 7/10/12 |
Rebecca.Branton_A_apsb.org |

Feighery, Mary Elizabeth | s-10 |
Educational Looping and Retention in the Middle School Setting | 7/1/12 |
fanoogan68_A_gmail.com |

Font, Laurie | s-10 |
Impact of Teaching Style on Student Learning of Evolution | 7/5/12 |
lhorton_A_ebrpss.k12.la.us |

Johnson, Mary Catherine | s-10 |
Pretesting in Science: Effect on Unit Test Scores | 7/3/12 |
mchammer305_A_hotmail.com |

LeBourgeois, Mandy Lynn | s-10 |
Technology in the Classroom: Effect of Student Blogging on Learning Gains in a High School Classroom | 7/3/12 |
mandylebourgeois_A_gmail.com |

Liner, Michael Shawn | s-10 |
Spatial Ability and Achievement in High School Physics | 7/3/12 |
shawn.liner_A_parkviewbaptist.com |

Orgeron, Blake John | s-10 |
Focus Question Effect on Dynamic Thinking in a Concept Map | 7/6/12 |
blake.orgeron_A_yahoo.com |

Underwood, John Arthur | s-10 |
Do Learning Logs Have An Impact On The Conceptual Mastery Of Force And Motion? | 7/10/12 |
john.underwood_A_lpsb.org |

Vargo, Amanda | s-10 |
The Effect of Extrinsic Rewards in the High School Classroom | 7/2/12 |
avargo27_A_gmail.com |

(Treadway) Duncker, Angelique Renee | m-11 |
Exploring Student Perseverance in Problem Solving | 6/25/13 |
angie.tle_A_gmail.com |

Armstrong, Terry LeMan | m-10 |
Implementing And Managing Self Assessment Procedures | 4/15/13 |
strong26_A_hotmail.com |

Bailey, Randie Barbera | m-11 |
Incorporating Calculus Concepts into a Middle School Mathematics Classroom | 7/3/13 |
randiebbailey_A_gmail.com |

Baker, Daniel Paul | s-11 |
The Effects Of Implementing The Cooperative Learning Structure, Numbered Heads Together, In Chemistry Classes At A Rural, Low Performing High School | 7/1/13 |
dbkr89_A_gmail.com |

Bass, Jeanne Elizabeth | m-11 |
Fraction Proficiency and the Number Line | 7/2/13 |
jbass3184_A_gmail.com |

Bergstresser, Bonnie Sue | m-11 |
Metacognition and Its Effect on Learning High School Calculus | 7/2/13 |
bonniebergstresser_A_gmail.com |

Gaboury, Jessica | m-10 |
Task-Based Assessment in Middle School Mathematics | 3/28/14 |
jessgaboury_A_gmail.com |

Hargrave, Benjamin | m-11 |
Using Formative Assessment to Enhance Student Performance on Geometric Proof Writing | 7/6/13 |
hargrave.benjamin_A_gmail.com |

Harvey, Nicole Congine | s-11 |
The Effects of Peer Instruction on Ninth Grade Students' Conceptual Understanding of Forces and Motion | 6/25/13 |
Nicole.Harvey_A_zacharyschools.org |

Hutchinson, Lauren | m-11 |
A Middle School's Response to Intervention: SuccessMaker for Math Remediation | 7/3/13 |
lhutchinson1_A_ebrschools.org |

Khan, Shehla | s-10 |
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Response to Intervention in ELA and Math for Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Grade Students | 6/5/13 |
skhan_A_ebrpss.k12.la.us |

McAllister, Amanda Choppin | m-11 |
Using Writing Assignments in High School Geometry to Improve Studentsâ€™ Proof Writing Ability | 7/1/13 |
amandachoppinmcallister_A_gmail.com |

Norton, Courtney Bailey | s-11 |
The Effect of Frequent Quizzing on Student Learning in a High School Physical Science Classroom | 6/28/13 |
court_norton_A_yahoo.com |

Polk, Rebecca Adams | s-11 |
The Effect of Teaching Biology Concepts with Animations Compared to Static Cartoons on Content Retention | 6/26/13 |
radams1003_A_gmail.com |

Ricks, Danielle Denise | m-11 |
Lost In Translation: Algebraic Modeling in the Middle School Classroom | 7/3/13 |
ddricks2_A_gmail.com |

Shelton, Jessica Langlois | s-11 |
The Use Of Classroom Demonstrations to Improve High School Students' Ability To Understand Concepts In Chemistry | 6/27/13 |
Jessica.Shelton_A_parkviewbaptist.com |

Thompson, Leah Ellis | s-11 |
The Effects of Self-explanation to Peers on Student Learning in Physical Science | 6/25/13 |
ethompson_A_ebrschools.org |

Trent, Kathleen Sipos | s-11 |
The Effects of the Peer Instruction Technique Think-Pair-Share on Students' Performance in Chemistry | 7/2/13 |
kkat4_A_rtconline.com |