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Dr. Leah Whitten

RESEARCH AGENDA  

Dr. Whitten's research interests lie in the area of Educational Psychology, technology, and career education.

PROFESSIONAL WRITINGS AND RESEARCH

Whitten, L., Grogan, G., Lowrance, L., & Nelms, C., (2013).  A longitudinal study of the relationship of recreational social media use to state mandated writing exam scores, high school English grades, school attendance, and discipline referrals.  Conference Proceedings Hawaii International Conference on Education.  (pp. 2038- 2047). 

Whitten, L. S. (2011). High School Student Opinion Polling on Career Exploration. Doctoral dissertation, Auburn University, Auburn, AL.

Presentations

Whitten, L., Sanders, A., Stewart, G. (2013). Degree Compass: The Preferred Choice Approach, Presentation at The International Conference on Learning and Administration in Higher Education, Nashville, TN.

Whitten, L., Stewart, G. (2013). Assessing Student Opinion on the Use of Data Mining for Student Course Selection, Presentation at Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Whitten, L. (2013). High School Career Exploration Opinion Polling, Presentation at Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Whitten, L., Grogan, G. (2013). A longitudinal study of the relationship of recreational social media use to state mandated writing exam scores, high school English grades, school attendance, and discipline referrals.  Presentation at Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Whitten, L. S. (2013). Effects of Internet Usage and Social Media on Writing Assessment Scores. Presented at Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.

Whitten, L. S. (2012). Ethnicity and High School Student Opinion Polling on Career Exploration. Presented at Southeastern Regional Association of Teacher Educators, Living and Learning Across a Lifetime Annual Conference, Little Rock, AR.

Whitten, L. S. (2012). High School Opinion Polling on Career Exploration. Presented at American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV.

Whitten, L. S. (2010). Alabama High School Drop Out Rates and School Internet Availability. Presented at Alabama State AEPL Conference, Montgomery, AL.

Grants

Grogan, G., & Whitten L. (2012). ASSET (Academic Support for Soldiers and Spouses Entering Teacher Education).  Grant submitted to Departments of Education and Defense.