Events

2021 Workshop List

All times are Arizona time.

Schedule is subject to change but expected to be accurate at least a quarter in advance.

Date Webinar Topic Webinar Focus Presenter(s)/Host(s)

January 28, 2021

5:00-6:00PM

Exploring the Research Methodology Group and Research Hub Resources

Description: Join this webinar to learn about Research Methodology Group and Research Hub support and resources including opportunity for further engagement in research teams, funding, and publication. 

Audience: All interested participants including faculty, staff, students, and alumni.

Overview Dr. Mansureh Kebritchi and Dr. Ryan Rominger

Febuary 6, 2021

11:00AM

Student Orientation: 1st Step in the Journey Toward Earning a Doctorate

Description: Want an additional insight into the doctoral journey process?  This orientation is meant to ease your transition into the College of Doctoral Studies, introduce College resources, guides and processes, and help you connect to the College staff and faculty communities.

Time: Feb 6, 2021 11:00 AM Arizona

Join Zoom Meeting https://phoenixedu.zoom.us/j/83890498683

Meeting ID: 838 9049 8683

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Student Orientation Dr. Shawn Todd-Boone

February 16, 2021

5:00 - 6:00PM

:Selecting a “Researchable” Topic

Description: This session examines the process of developing a simple idea into a manageable research topic.  Within this interactive workshop, participants will examine points to consider when choosing a topic and learn strategies for evaluating the feasibility of a potential research topic.

Student Development Series Dr. Kimberly Underwood

Feb 18, 2021

5:00 – 6:00PM

UOPX doctoral graduate guest speaker: TBA  

Host: Dr. Louise Underdahl

Description: Join this webinar to learn about doctoral journey of the speaker and how the doctoral degree from UOPX impacted career development of the speaker. 

Audience: All interested participants including faculty, staff, students, and alumni.

CDS Alumni Special Interest Group Dr. Louise Underdahl

February 25, 2021

5:00-6:00PM

How to collect reflective data

Description: This workshop provides an overview of issues, strategies, effective practices, and challenges for reflective data collection.

Data Collection Dr. Ryan Rominger and Dr. Jim Lane

March 10, 2021

5:00-6:00PM

What's Next? Leveraging Your Doctorate and Dissertation in Your Career!

Description: This session examines life after graduation and participants will walk away with ideas for creating a career plan based on transferrable skills gained through their doctoral journeys. The presenter will discuss his own vocation trajectory and how he used his dissertation to adapt and transfer knowledge from the classroom to career.

Career Development Series Dr. Shawn Todd-Boone

March 11, 2021

5:00-6:00PM

How to analyze data for quasi experimental/causal comparative designs using Anova, Ancova?

Description: This workshop provides an overview of conducting Anova and Ancova statistical analyses. Issues and assumptions related to these analyses will be discussed.

Data Analysis Dr. Brian Sloboda

March 25, 2021

4:00-5:00PM

How to conduct Q Methodology research design

 Description: This workshop provides an overview of conducting Q-Methodology design. Effective practices, issues, and challenges related to this design will be discussed.

Research Design Dr. Phil Davidson

April 1, 2021

4:00-5:00PM

Grant Writing in Research Part II - Knowing the Fundamentals

This workshop follows the Grant Writing 101-Knowing the basics Part I session and is designed as a Part II to the series for those seeking to write grants for funding research. In this workshop, we will discuss the workflow and strategy for the first-time grant writer regarding how to strategically develop and write a targeted research funding proposal, the importance of the proposal, why alignment is important, and what the grant writing model is, alongside helpful worksheets to begin the process of framing and producing a well-designed proposal.

Audience-First time grant writers, students/faculty interested in using their research experience in seeking grants, or those simply interested in developing the skill-set.

Research/Grant Writing Dr. Rodney Luster

April 22, 2021

4:00-5:00PM

How to collect data for grounded theory design

Description: This workshop provides an overview of issues, strategies, effective practices, and challenges for data collection with a grounded theory design.  

Data Collection Dr. Mark McCaslin

April 29, 2021

4:00-5:00PM

Embracing Quantitative Research Description:  This session will examine the fears associated with conducting quantitative research.  This session begins with a brief overview of quantitative research and includes interactive discussions to assist participants with developing a new mindset. Research Design

Dr. Donna Smith

Dr. Sandra Sessoms-Penny

May 6, 2021

4:00-5:00PM

How to collect visual arts data Description: This workshop provides an overview of issues, strategies, effective practices, and challenges for visual arts data collection Data Collection Dr. Ryan Rominger, Dr. Jim Lane, and Dr. Liz Johnston

May 20, 2021

4:00 – 5:00PM

UOPX doctoral graduate guest speaker: Dr. Simone Arnold

Host: Dr. Louise Underdahl

Description: Dr. Arnold earned the Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership with Dissertation of the Year recognition in 2019 for her research on "A Quantitative Descriptive-Comparative Study: The Relationship Between Emotional Intelligence and Workplace Diversity."  Dr. Arnold will share insights on leveraging the doctorate to advance scholarship and create a positive social presence. 

Join this webinar to learn about doctoral journey of the speaker and how the doctoral degree from UOPX impacted career development of the speaker. 

Audience: All interested participants including faculty, staff, students, and alumni.

CDS Alumni Special Interest Group

 Dr. Simone Arnold

Dr. Louise Underdahl

May 27, 2021

4:00-5:00PM

Alignment in Research (Part 2)

Description: A typical research study includes a problem to be investigated (problem statement), why the study is being conducted (purpose of the study), the questions the study seeks to answer (research questions) and the methodology (how will the study be completed).  Each of these basic elements must be aligned to guarantee a well-designed and “methodologically sound” research study.

During this presentation, we will discuss the concept of alignment, and how to ensure that the key elements- problem statement, purpose statement, research questions and methodology - are clearly aligned throughout the study – from the start to the conclusion of the study.

Research Procedure Dr. Diane Archer-Banks and Dr. Ashraf Esmail

June 10, 2021

4:00-5:00PM

How to conduct appreciative inquiry research design

Description: This workshop provides an overview of conducting appreciative Inquiry design. Effective practices, issues, and challenges related to this design will be discussed.

Research Design

Dr. Liz Johnston

June 24, 2021

4:00-5:00PM

How to collect data from journals/newspapers and other print data Data Collection Dr. Erik Bean

July 8, 2021

4:00-5:00PM

Synthesizing LIterature for Scholarly Writing Writing Dr. Diane Archer-Banks and Dr. Ashraf Esmail

July 22, 2021

4:00-5:00PM

How to Access and Use Existing/Archived Databases/Data sets 

Description: This workshop provides an overview of accessing existing data for conducting research. Benefits, issues, and challenges related to using existing data will be discussed.

Data Collection Dr. Brian Sloboda

Aug 19, 2021

4:00 – 5:00PM

UOPX doctoral graduate guest speaker: TBA  

Host: Dr. Louise Underdahl

Description: Join this webinar to learn about doctoral journey of the speaker and how the doctoral degree from UOPX impacted career development of the speaker. 

Audience: All interested participants including faculty, staff, students, and alumni.

CDS Alumni Special Interest Group Dr. Louise Underdahl

August 26, 2021

4:00-5:00PM

How to collect observational data

Description: This workshop provides an overview of issues, strategies, effective practices, and challenges for observational data collection.

Data Collection Dr. Karen Johnson

September 23, 2021

4:00-5:00PM

How to conduct a factor analysis statistical test

Description: This workshop provides an overview of conducting factor analysis. Issues and assumptions related to these analyses will be discussed.

Data Analysis Dr. Frederick Lawrence

October 28, 2021

4:00-5:00PM

Reporting Qualitative Research Findings Research Reporting Dr. Ryan Rominger and Dr. Mark McCaslin

November 11, 2021

5:00-6:00PM

How to Handle Requests for Sharing Data: Ethics beyond getting IRB approval Research Data Management Dr. Joann Kovacich

Nov 18, 2021

5:00 – 6:00PM

UOPX doctoral graduate guest speaker: TBA  

Host: Dr. Louise Underdahl

Description: Join this webinar to learn about doctoral journey of the speaker and how the doctoral degree from UOPX impacted career development of the speaker. 

Audience: All interested participants including faculty, staff, students, and alumni.

CDS Alumni Special Interest Group Dr. Louise Underdahl