Hytten, Kathryn

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Digital connection in a physical classroom: clickers and the student-teacher relationship 2015 1150 Education is fundamentally relational, and the student-teacher relationship is central to student learning. However, high-enrollment classrooms, now common on college campuses, limit student-faculty interaction and opportunities for relationship buil...
Barriers that limit Black women from rising to central office leadership positions in K-12 school systems 2021 15 This study is an examination of the barriers that prevent Black women from rising to central office leadership positions in K-12 school systems. Black women do not have a clear path to educational leadership positions like many of their White counter...
Lived experiences of African American administrators at predominantly White institutions 2021 53 The purpose of this study was to explore the experiences and perceptions of African American administrators – particularly in relation to upward mobility, perception of value, and challenges faced – who are employed by predominantly White institution...
The integration of church and state : an examination of rural school and church partnerships 2021 15 Though faith-based organizations provide a unique opportunity for rural public schools to share responsibility for student success among community stakeholders, partnerships between public schools and churches in the twenty-first century are complex....
Unsettling professional code: relationship boundaries and ethical possibilities 2015 1365 My dissertation addresses ethics in social professions through a conceptual and empirical study of how professional boundaries and codes organize relationship. Central research questions include: "How might one's sense of responsibility to another pe...
The significance of gospel music to social activism in North Carolina 2016 1425 Using qualitative research methods and social movement theory, I explored the significance of gospel music to the Forward Together Moral Movement in North Carolina and the meanings the singers who perform the music apply to their roles and contributi...
How public school leaders are responding to charter schools 2019 269 The purpose of this study was to determine the perceived impact of charter schools on school systems located in rural areas and to learn what strategies school leaders are using to compete with charter schools. Across the country, charter school grow...
Disrupting masculinity and patriarchy: stories of men transforming 2019 1431 The purpose of this research was to study how work with men to understand the social construction of their own identities can contribute to creating a more socially just society. In this critical qualitative study eight participants of a critical, pr...
An exploratory study of social justice education in residence life 2019 501 In this dissertation, I explored how residence life professionals are teaching social justice. Using critically informed qualitative methods, I conducted semi-structured interviews with 10 student affairs professionals who are responsible for ongoing...
How do personal and professional experiences influence second-career alternatively certified teachers’ decision to stay in teaching? 2018 595 The purpose of this study was to examine the personal and professional experiences of successful second career alternatively certified teachers who stay in teaching beyond the four years required to obtain a professional license in North Carolina. In...
The challenges of neoliberalism to the democratic promises of higher education 2020 182 Neoliberalism is a far-reaching ideology that has impacted public higher education since its inception. This ideology poses significant challenges to historic and contemporary promises of public higher education. In this paper, I explore the complex ...