Doctoral Student Organization
Building Professional Networks During Doctoral Studies. And Beyond.
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: Angela Risto
Advisors: Dr. John Mark Hunter and Dr. Reney McAtee
Follow EDTL-DSO on Facebook....this is a private group page!
2013 Calendar Events
17 June - 12 July - Summer Dissertation Defense Block
03-14 June - Summer Proposal Block I
23 April - Making the transition into Higher Education Workshop --- Location: Training Room One, AWC at 5:00 p.m.
02 March - Lunch at Las Palmas (11 am, between 19th and 20th avenue)
05 February - IRB Guest Speaker, Dr. Pamela Burch Sims (5 pm)
23 January - COMPS Workshop (5 pm)
16 January - Quals Preparation Workshop (5 pm)
Make sure that you download the Graduate School calendar to have the University dates related to exams, application deadlines, and dissertation submissions.
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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.
Call for Proposals
Deadline: 09 August 2013 - 12th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education
Location:Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa (Honolulu, HI); Date: January 5-8, 2014
Deadline: 03 June 2013 - 19th Online Educa Berlin
Location: Berlin, Germany; Date: December 4-6, 2013
Deadline: 03 May 2013 - 4th Annual P-16 Summer Summit Teaching with Technology
Location: Cleveland State Community College (Cleveland, TN); Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2013
Deadline: 29 April 2013 - IADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA 2013)
Location: Fort Worth, TX; Date: October 22-24, 203
Deadline: 29 March 2013 - HBCU Faculty Development Network Conference
Location: New Orleans Downtown Marriott at the Convention Center (New Orleans, LA); Date: October 24-26, 2013
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The Department of Teaching and Learning is committed to assisting our candidates in their journey into higher education academia. Faculty vacancies are typically sent to the department office; however, faculty may also receive individual postings via listserv and other contacts. It is important that you view this page periodically for new listings.
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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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