MLC Graduate Studies Capstone Projects

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Curriculum Development Capstone Projects
  • Training volunteers for Children’s Ministry – A handbook for leadership development in Chinese Lutheran Church of Honolulu
  • Music: The Link to Literacy
  • 7/8th Grade Read-Aloud Curriculum/Plan
  • Enhancing Student Writing Skills and Passion for Writing Using the Writer’s Workshop Approach
  • Using a Flipped Classroom for Algebra 1
  • Implementing Numbers and Math Curriculum by Learning Without Tears
  • The Unchanging Truth for a Changing World A Semester Curriculum for Middle School Grades
  • An Online Algebra 1 Course
  • An Advanced Placement United States Government and Politics Curriculum
  • College and Career Readiness for Upper Elementary and Middle School Curriculum-Based Rubrics & College Culture
  • Cross-Curricular Technology Integration Curriculum
  • Designing and Implementing a Latin Language Curriculum Unit for Middle School Learners
  • Implementing Guided Reading Into the Balanced Reading Curriculum of a Multi-age Classroom
  • Leadership Curriculum Project
  • Spelling: A Differentiated Curriculum for Students in Fifth Grade
  • Student-Centered Online Foreign Language Instruction
  • Teaching Chinese with a Top-Down Approach (TDA) Through a Flipped Learning Instruction Model (FLIM)
  • Technology Curriculum in Grades 5-8
  • Using Technology with the Next Generation Science Standards: A Semester Curriculum for 7th/8th Grade
  • Profits and Gains: How Adding Direct Instruction to The Checkbook Game Effects Students’ Financial Competency and Confidence
Field Project Capstone Projects
  • Backward Design in the Education Training of Parish Pastors
  • The Value of Proficiency Scales in Standards-Based Grading
  • The Effects of Physically Active Lessons on Engagement in a Fifth- and Sixth- Grade Classroom
  • Standard-Referenced Grading
  • Basic Nurse Assistant Program Hybridization An Implementation Plan
  • Teaching Literature Through Discussion
  • The Impact of Witnessing Training on Middle School Students
  • Principals in Transition: A Guide for Lutheran Principals
  • Developing a Peer Tutoring Program for Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School
  • Implementing an Organization-Wide Family Bible Study Program
  • Using the Danielson Framework for Teaching to Improve Instructional Coaching and Formative Evaluation at St. Paul’s Lutheran School – Muskego, WI
  • Implementing Trauma-Informed Practice in Kindergarten
  • Completing the Circle of Gospel Ministry
  • Improving Student Attitude Toward Science Through Active, Collaborative Learning
  • Assessment Tools: Research and Application in an Extended Learning Program
  • Building Teacher-Student Relationships in a Multicultural Middle School Classroom
  • Christ-Centered Professional Development Program for Science Instruction
  • Curriculum Study Training of Our Savior Lutheran School Faculty in Peridot, Arizona
  • Developing Youth Groups for the Twenty-First Century
  • The Effect of Using an Authentic Writing Task on Students’ Attitudes toward Writing
  • Effective Marketing and Enrollment Practices for Salem Lutheran School
  • Eliminating Argumentative Behavior in a Young Student: A Single Subject Case Study and Intervention Plan
  • Emotion Regulation in Urban Poverty: A Guide for Teachers
  • Exemplars in Problem-Solving in Physics Instruction
  • Exploration of Federal, State, School District, And Divine Savior Academy Special Education Practices, And Informing Parents About Special Education Resources Available Through The Local Education Agency
  • Exploring Differentiation for Students with Disabilities
  • A Guide to Developing and Maintaining a Thriving Volunteer Community
  • Implementing Research-based Spelling Instruction
  • International Student Winter Recruitment Program
  • Lutheran Elementary School Revitalization: A Case Study of Sienna Lutheran Academy
  • Making Assessment Meaningful in Math Class
  • Marketing in WELS Schools: Efforts to Increase Enrollment and Improve Retention
  • Military Family’s Children with Special Needs: A Dual Challenge
  • A Participatory Program Evaluation Conducted at St. John Lutheran School
  • Nutrition and Nitrogen Cycle Instruction in Timor Using A STEM Approach with Aquaponics
  • Student Enrollment Study in a WELS School
  • Understanding Early Reading Intervention: Providing Opportunity for a Struggling Reader and His Teacher
  • Using Formative Assessment and Feedback to Build Communication of Understanding in Online Courses
  • To Understand and Support a Child with Special Needs
Internship Capstone Projects
  • Collaboration in Special Education: Working Together to Ensure Success For All Students
  • Exploration of Accommodations, Modifications, and Differentiation of Instruction for Students With Special Needs
  • Exploration of Evidence-Based Practices to Address the Literacy Needs of Struggling Students in Rural School
  • Test Administration, Progress Monitoring, and Record Keeping
  • Understanding Learning Disabilities, Classroom Instruction and Legal Operations
Literature Review Capstone Projects

This is a Capstone category that is no longer available to students. However, completed projects are listed and available below.

  • An Analysis of Research to Determine Developmentally Appropriate Practices for English Language Learners at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Japanese Preschool
  • A Definition of Mathematics Problem Solving and Instructional Methodologies That Foster Student Problem-Solving Abilities
  • Examples of Effective Formative Assessment
  • The Importance of Early Childhood Learning Centers
  • The Importance of Professional Learning Communities to Improve Classroom Instruction
Thesis Capstone Projects
  • Evaluation of the Development and Implementation of School Climate in WELS Schools
  • A Study on the Financial Support of our WELS Elementary Schools
  • Evaluating the WELS Principal Training Program
  • An Overall Look at the Health and Wellness of WELS Elementary School Students
  • Timeless Yet Timely: An Examination of the Biblical Principle of Headship and Its Applications
  • Effects of Perceived School Climate on Enrollment in WELS Elementary Schools
  • The Changing Demographics of WELS Schools
  • Analysis of the Perceptions and Outcomes Associated with the WELS School Accreditation (WELSSA) Process
  • Do Cyborgs Have Hope?
  • Characteristics of Effective WELS Teachers in Urban Schools
  • The Importance of Social and Emotional Learning in WELS ECMs
  • Accommodating Exceptional Students: The State of the WELS
  • Administrative Release Time in Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) Schools
  • An Analysis of Servant Leadership in the Lutheran Elementary Schools of the Nebraska and Dakota-Montana Districts of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS)
  • The Correlation Between Certain Variables and the Knowledge, Attitude, and Behavior of Teachers Who Have Done Curriculum Mapping
  • Descriptive Study of Open, Semi-Open, and Closed Enrollment Policies in WELS Schools
  • The Effect of Three Reading Comprehension Strategies on Reading Comprehension when Reading Digital Informational Texts
  • Effective Family Ministry
  • The Impact of School Vouchers on WELS Lutheran Schools
  • Predicting Success in Physical Science at Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School Using the Terranova Comprehensive Achivement Tests
  • Principal Effectiveness
  • Professional Learning Communities in WELS Elementary Schools
  • Reading Self-Concept and Academic Reading Ability in Beginning Readers: Do They Match?
  • The Relationship between Early Childhood Learning Centers and Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Lutheran Elementary School Enrollment
  • The Relationship between Mental Mathematics and Finger Dexterity as Applied in Playing Piano
  • The Relationship between Multigrade Classrooms and Reading and Mathematics Achievement in WELS Elementary Schools
  • The Relationship Between Tuition and Enrollment in WELS Lutheran Elementary Schools
  • School Accreditation and its Impact on Our WELS Schools
  • School Choice and Its Effects on the Spiritual and Academic Growth of Students
  • Training Teachers to be Effective Multicultural Educators
  • WELS Early Childhood Outreach: An Investigation of Program Strategies
  • The Role of the WELS Early Childhood Ministry Director