Dissertation guiding principles

The analysis of dissertations and the development of guiding principles for quality dissertations has been one of the most fun and productive projects that I have worked on with Dr. Kara Dawson in the last few years. We earlier published an article in TechTrends based on An analysis of professional practice Ed.D.¬†dissertations in Educational Technology,…

Completed dissertations!

This has been a busy year for dissertation mentoring with six of my doctoral candidates writing their final chapters. I have attempted small group mentoring online during the proposal stage before, but this time I tried a very structured approach to online dissertation mentoring as a combination of small group mentoring and one-on-one mentoring, with…

Online program impact

Two recently published articles about measuring impact in online doctoral programs that highlight the ways in which doctoral students apply their learning to professional practice: The impact factor: A professional doctorate in Educational Technology co-authored with Dr. Kara Dawson in TechTrends, 58(4), 89-97 about the impact of an online doctoral program embedded in practice.¬† “A…