Best-selling graduate works are based on an analysis of sales results, search queries, and customer service inquiries of the chosen titles. Each spring the best-selling dissertations from the previous year are announced to the scholars, libraries, and researchers. This year the list has expanded to include the best selling master’s theses.
ProQuest/UMI Dissertation Publishing publishes nearly 80,000 new dissertations and masters theses each year. These graduate works are available in a variety of formats (hardcover, paperback, unbound, microfiche) and in the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses database, which has citations to more than 2.7 million dissertations and theses, and more than 1.4 million dissertations in full-text format.
Best-Selling Dissertations: (Top 3 of 10 Listed)
- Leader integrity and leadership styles, an approach to Bernard Bass Transformational Leadership Model, by Arredondo Trapero, Florina Guadalupe, Dr., Universidad de Deusto (Spain), 2007. 473 pages; AAT 3282390
- The relationship between ethical leadership, attachment orientation and gender in organizations, by McManus, Kelly A., Ph.D., Walden University, 2011. 185 pages; AAT 3396557
- A comparison of coping styles between mothers and fathers of children diagnosed with cancer: A specialized focus on fathers, by Shattuck, Daniel W., Ph.D., Capella University, 2011. 108 pages; AAT 3387357
Best-Selling Master’s Theses: (Top 3 of 10 Listed)
- The relationship between play and communication skills of young children in a childcare setting, by Noetzel, Sameena, Ed.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2011. 36 pages; AAT 3398172
- Preservice teachers’ perceptions of problem behaviors and selection of interventions, by Robbins, Anne Marie, Ed.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2011. 36 pages; AAT 3390982
- Cross-cultural relationships: Children’s play, maternal aculturation, knowledge, and beliefs concerning play, by Sempek, Adam N., Ed.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2011. 67 pages; AAT 3390697
Note: The number nine dissertation might be of special interest to some of you.
Academic dishonesty in online courses: The influence of students’ characteristics, perception of connectedness, and deterrents, by Chase, Artyce-Joy E., Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University, 2010. 147 pages; AAT 3405540