This digital archive of Capstone projects and Master's theses gathers the culminating experiences of both undergraduate and graduate students at CSUMB.

Follow

Capstones/Theses from 2018

PDF

Academic and Social Effects of Waldorf Education on Elementary School Students, Christian Zepeda

PDF

Accelerated Reader Implementation and Student Reading Attitudes, Alexander Schenck

PDF

Addressing the Lack of Awareness Regarding the Various Resources to Finance a College Education, Corin Rau

PDF

An Exploration and Analysis of 3D Audio, Bradley Peppmuller

PDF

A Survey of Three-Dimensional Sound and its Applications, Andrew Topping

PDF

Behavior Management Interventions for Effective Classroom Management in Alternative Education, Ashton Plette

PDF

Benefits of Educational Services for Students with Disabilities, Miguel Zazueta-Ruiz

PDF

Benefits of Implementing Physical Activity in the Elementary School Classroom, K C

PDF

Benefits of Instructional Models for Teaching Elementary English Language Learners, Alanna Elder

PDF

Bullying Prevention Among Elementary School Students, Nancy Perez Zamora

PDF

Cafe Tacvba and its 30-Year Journey, Steve Gonzalez

PDF

Career Exploration for At-Risk Youth, Diana A. Tinajero Pacheco

PDF

Children's Mental Health: Reimagining Teacher Preparation, Karolina Camacho

PDF

Computer Simulations with Developing and Using Models in the NGSS Curriculum, Tiana Mohondro

PDF

Creating a Kind and Just World: The Power of Literature to Create Hope for Foster Youth, Heather Pezel

PDF

Creating Healthy Calming Strategies for Young Children, Taylor McWhorter

PDF

Developing Life Skills to Eliminate Negative Behaviors Among Foster Youth, Karen Swezey

PDF

Educating El Salvadoran Students for Academic Success, Denisse Tejeda

PDF

Effectiveness of System 44® as an Intervention for Students with Learning Disabilities, Christopher K. Alreck

PDF

Effects of Behavior Management Training with Paraprofessionals in a Special Day Class, Leslie Castro

PDF

Effects of Las Comadres on Latino Parental Involvement, Karla Ortiz

PDF

Effects of Mobile Technology on Students in the Classroom, Jose Rodriguez

PDF

Elements of Authenticity in Jamaican and Jamaican-Infused Music, Nayeli Alonso

PDF

English Language Learners and Reading Comprehension: Exploring the Role of Vygotsky’s Sociocultural Theory of Mind (SCT), Brad Bauer

PDF

Equal Education for all: Myth of Reality? Creating Teachers Who Care, Maya Ramirez

PDF

Examining the Effect of Flipped Learning on English Language Learner Mathematics Achievement, Kimberlee Margosian

PDF

Expanding Kindergarten Students’ Understanding of Family Types, Kaitlyn Kroneman

PDF

Experience Bobo Experience, Sara Smith

PDF

Fostering the Concept of Autonomy in School-aged Children, Michelle Newcombe

PDF

Highway to Hell: Redefining School Discipline to Unclog the School to Prison Pipeline for Latino Youth, Danika Torres

PDF

How A Humanizing Pedagogy Effects the Social/Emotional Needs of Students with ADHD, Wendy Baker

PDF

Implementing Multisensory Techniques when Teaching Letter Knowledge, Franciska Karpovich

PDF

Importance of Digital Devices in a School in the Monterey County, Ivan Cruz Aguilar

PDF

Improving Media Literacy among Ninth Grade AVID Students, Sierra Byrd

PDF

Increasing Chinese Character Recognition Using Incremental Rehearsal with a Morphological Component, Lan Chen

PDF

Increasing On-Task Behavior of Students with Autism using Classical Music, Amanda Greenleaf

PDF

Increasing Preschoolers' Understanding of Healthy and Unhealthy Foods, Vanessa Garcia

PDF

Integrating the Arts to Enhance the Development and Academic Performance of Students Receiving Special Education Services, Kayla Cota

PDF

Intercultural Communicative Competence of Novice-Level Japanese Learners, Minako Kamimura

PDF

Marshall Amplifier Emulation, Peter Alvarez

PDF

Middle School Students’ Confidence in Public Speaking, Kimberly Kellam

PDF

Moral Commitment and Ethical Action In the Classroom: Integrating Morality, Ethics, and Values into Curriculum, Joseph Castillo

PDF

Moving From the Streets to the Classroom: Understanding the Teacher's Role for Creating a Robust Education for Homeless Youth in the Classroom, Desiree Vargas

PDF

Multiplication Automaticity for Students with Learning Disabilities, Sandra G. Barton

PDF

Nuclear North Korea - Complexities of Korean Peninsula Peace, Nicolas Schweikhard

PDF

Peer-mediated Communication Skill Instruction in the Reverse Mainstreaming Environment for Students with Autism, Rachel Gross

PDF

Phenology and the Response to Disturbance of the Fucoid, Stephanocystis osmundacea, Cody Dawson

PDF

Preparing Multiple-Subject Pre-Service Teachers to Work Effectively with Students Who Have Autism, Makalah Vosmera

PDF

Prevention of Germs Spreading Amongst Preschoolers, Maria Christina DeLima

PDF

Promoting Appropriately Engaged Behavior in the Classroom with Student Self-Monitoring and Teacher Feedback, Julia Jensen

PDF

Promoting Critical Thinking Through Technology in the Classroom, Jenna Coveney

PDF

Prospects and Challenges of Education Facing Latino Students, Diana Lizbeth Soria

PDF

Reducing Disruptive Behaviors in Students With Emotional and Behavior Disorders, Diego Ortega

PDF

Sex Education Among Latino Adolescents, Roxana Tapia

PDF

Student-Teacher Rapport and its Impact on Students’ Sense of Fulfillment, Lisa Nathan

PDF

Teaching Disability Awareness to School-Aged Children, Victoria Polanco Ramirez

PDF

Teaching Gender Diversity in Preschool Classrooms, Nicole Marie Valhuerdi

PDF

Teaching Kindergarteners about Unhealthy and Healthy Foods, Brittany Young

PDF

Teaching Nutrition Education to KinderPrep Students, Margarita Perez

PDF

Teaching Preschoolers About the Lifecycle of a Butterfly, Ashleen Singh

PDF

The Art of Cymbal Making, Marcus Gazaway

PDF

The Effectiveness of Recasts in Improving the Understanding of English Possessive Pronouns, Malalai Popal

PDF

The Effectiveness of Therapy in the Public School System, Analuisa Flores

PDF

The Effect of WhyTry on Student Motivation, David Garrison

PDF

The Effects of Media on Young Adults with Eating Disorders, Kelsey Sherry

PDF

The Effects of Simultaneous Prompting and Instructive Feedback For Individuals with Autism, Brandie S. Rankin

PDF

The History and Development of House Music as a Genre, Brandon Avila

PDF

The Impact of a Social Skills Curriculum on School Connectedness for Students with Disabilities, Riley Glenn

PDF

The Impact of Listening to Preferred Music on Behavior for Students with Disabilities, Angela Telles

PDF

The Importance and Challenges of Self-Reflecting on Identity and Privilege for White Pre-Service Teachers, Carlie Dawson

PDF

The Importance and New Interpretation of Physical Education in the Elementary School Setting: Health and Wellness Education, Kimberly Ackley

PDF

The Importance of Introducing Growth Mindset to Childcare Professionals, Jenn Hall

PDF

The Lack of Nutrition Education among Student Athletes, Julia Garcia

PDF

The Role of Bilingual Education at the Elementary School Level, Maria Ortiz

PDF

Tracing Moral Injury in US Wars and Implications for the Year 2050, Robert A. Jensen

PDF

Urban Geography, Gentrification, and Memory of the Black Panther Party: An Essay in Photographs, Mikayla A. Kraus

Capstones/Theses from 2017

PDF

250 Words of I don't Understand: Reading Struggles for Freshmen College Students, Alicia Bushey

PDF

Achieving Community Change Through A New Framework: An Evaluation to Measure Engagement and Understanding of Strategy Maps, Veronica Sallaz

PDF

Addressing Social Issues Affecting Vulnerable Populations in San Benito County through Community Events, Lucila Alvarez

PDF

A Discussion Regarding Various Animals' Abilities to Make Music and Move Rhythmically to Songs, Emilie R. Bufford

PDF

Advocate Resource Manual CASA Voices for Children, elvia perez

PDF

A Forgotten Demographic: Low-Income First-Generation College Students, Ryan Joseph-Lee Haynes

PDF

Algebra Tiles Effect on Mathematical Achievement of Students with Learning Disabilities, Suncere Castro

PDF

Almost Home: An Interim Solution to Homelessness, Daleen M. Pearse

PDF

Analyzing the Use of Strategies of Self-Management for High School Students with Disabilities, Lucy Vucina

PDF

And The Beat Goes on: The Story of the Drum Machine, Ismael Medina

PDF

An Investigation of Metacognitive, Bottom-up and Top-down Strategies in L2 Listening, Xibo Henderson

PDF

Art Workshop: Stress Reduction for Chinatown Residents, Daisy Leyba

PDF

Assessment of Patients Who Decline Volunteer Services in VNA Hospice, Vanessa Martinez

PDF

Beyond the Degree: A Post-Secondary Student Success Workshop Series, Brandon Mariano

PDF

Blooming Relationships: Increasing Communication Between Parents and Teachers, Jasmine Negrete

PDF

Breaks in The Elementary Classroom and Their Effect on Student Behavior, Elisabeth Trambley

PDF

Bridging the Literacy Gap: A Critique of Computer-Based Instruction, Savannah Lee Trudeau

PDF

Bright Futures; Teaching Parents the importance of well child checkups, Estefania Lopez

PDF

Building a Bridge: Challenging the Negative Perceptions of School Resource Officers, Angel Estrada

PDF

Bullying Stops Here, Zenayda Torres

PDF

CalFresh: Examining Barriers of Low Participation Rates in Santa Cruz County, Yesenia Sanchez

PDF

Caring for Humanity: Non-Profit Elderly Law, Sierra Samp

PDF

Chinatown Landscape Analysis, Juliana Saldana

PDF

Climate Change: Why Is a Positive School Climate Imperative To Learning?, Lindsay C. Frias