Doctoral Student Organization
The EDTL-DSO gives graduate students discuss the academic and scholarly development as they progress through their program. Workshops and social activities are designed to foster networking amongst peers, faculty, and university personnel. In addition to the information provided on this page, EDTL-DSO utilizes a portaportal to communicate information to doctoral candidates.
Contact: Juanita Crumbly-Franklin
Advisors: Dr. John Mark Hunter
Follow EDTL-DSO on Facebook....this is a private group page!
Spring 2015 Calendar Events
26 January - 27 February: EDTL Ed.D. Proposal Block I
06 February: Doctoral Examinations, Session I
13 February: Doctoral Examinations, Session II
02 - 30 March: Ed.D. Defense Block
09-15 March: Spring Break
24 March: Last Day to file for Doctoral Exams (Summer 2015)
30 March: Last Day to defend Thesis/Dissertation for May 2015 Commencement
06 -30 April: EDTL Ed.D. Proposal Block II
06 April - 23 August: Summer and Fall 2015 Registration
10 April: Last Day to Withdraw from Courses/University
13 April: Last Day for electronic submission of thesis/dissertation for May 2015 graduates
30 April: Last Day of classes
01-07 May: Final Examinations
08 May: Graduate Commencement ceremony
12 May: Spring 2015 Grades Posted
Make sure that you download the Graduate School calendar to have the University dates related to exams, application deadlines, and dissertation submissions.
Think-Work-Serve: Scholarship in Action
Hunter, J.M., McAtee, R., Dillard, H., Paraiso, J., Stewart, A., Risto, A. (2013). Supporting doctoral candidates in non-full-time resident, non-cohort Ed.D. programs via student-led organization and social media.Round Table presented at the Eastern Educational Research Conference, February 2013, Sarasota, FL.
Hunter, J. M., Zajdel, J., & Ariño de la Rubia, L. (2013). Instructional technology, temper, technique, and teacher empowerment in the age of accountability. Round Table presented at the Eastern Educational Research Conference, February 2013, Sarasota, FL.
Risto, A. (2013). "Best of Tennessee: Project Based Learning: Why and How". Presented at Central State Conference on Teaching Foreign Languages (CSCTFL) in Columbus, OH.
Zajdel, J., Ariño de la Rubia, L., & Hunter, J. M. (2013). A mixed-methods comparison of scientific epistemological views among diverse groups of traditional and non-traditional college students. Poster presented at the Eastern Educational Research Conference, February 2013, Sarasota, FL.
- Associa tion for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
- American Educational Research Association (AERA)
- Eastern Educational Research Association (EERA)
- Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT)
- International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
- Tennessee Reading Association (TRA)
- Tennessee Foreign Language Teaching Association (TFLTA)
- Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (CSCTFL)
- Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
- Tennessee TESOL
- International Visual Literacy Association (IVLA)
Balester, V. (2010, October 26). The Perfect Defense: The Oral Defense of a Dissertation. [YouTube video]. Retrieved on November 9, 2012 from https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=edQv9OKvfdU
Graduate School (n.d.) Ed.d. COMPS Application. [Handout]
Graduate School (n.d.) Ed.D. Qualifying Exam Application [Handout]
Hunter, J.M., McAtee, R., Dillard, H., Paraiso, J., et.al (2013). Supporting doctoral candidates in non-full-time resident, non-cohort Ed.D. programs via student-led organization and social media. [EERA Conference Handout]
Kendall, N. (n.d.) Editor and Statistician List [Handout] --- please click here to request a copy
Melton, R. and Kendall, N. (2005, December). Writing Resource Packet [Handout]
Schaefer, C. (2010, October 26). The dissertation proposal. [YouTube video]. Retrieved on November 9, 2012 from http://youtu.be/l5ESD58XUGk
Sims, P. (2013, February 5). Research at TSU - Institutional Review Board. [PDF Notes]
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