We are delighted to provide you with resources, tools, and support to effectively complete your research. These tools can be very useful for dissertation chairs to more effectively mentor their doctoral students and for doctoral students to further improve their dissertations.
- National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), this is a remarkable site including datasets related to K-12 schools and Higher Education institutions within the United States and International
- Research Institutions
- IPUMS HigherEd
- Database including studies related to online learning efficacy by Oregon State University
- The Stanford Education Data Archive (SEDA) by Standford University is an initiative aimed at harnessing data to help scholars, policymakers, educators, and parents learn how to improve educational opportunity for all children in K-12. SEDA includes a range of detailed data on educational conditions, contexts, and outcomes in school districts and counties across the United States.
"How to" Resources
HowtoUseUOPXLibraryResources-Webinar8.13.15.pdf (August 2015 Advancing the Practitioner’s Professional Life (Apple) Webinar, focused on University Library Resources)
HowtoWriteResearchProspectus-CEITR.pdf (Workshop slides)
How to Optimize Searching with Google.pdf (Guidelines and tips to optimize searching with Google)
Blog Related Resources
- You are not alone; Ellen DeGeneres on Procrastination
- A serious talk on procrastination
- Importance versus urgent
- Motivation: Autonomy, mastery, and purpose, by Dan Pink https://www.thersa.org/discover/videos/rsa-animate/2010/04/rsa-animate--...
Journal Manuscript and Conference Proposal Development
The Center helps you form a high quality manuscript for peer-reviewed journal publication and conference proposal. Webinars and asynchronous workshops are provided to help the members.
Presentation: How to Write and Publish a Journal Article
Review the following useful presentation about How to publish your Research or Dissertation in a Peer-reviewed Journal.
Review the following information that provide guidelines, tips, and tools for finding and evaluating journals and preparing a successful manuscript for publication.
- Blog Entry: How to Find Journals for Publishing Your Research
- PDF: How to Evaluate and Select a Right Journal for Publishing your Research
- PDF: How to Prepare a Successful Manuscript for Publication
Workshop: How to Write a Grant Application for Research Funding
This is a three-part, hands-on online workshop consisting of an overview of the process of grant writing, from researching and identifying appropriate funding sources to writing a winning proposal. The workshop concentrates on the information faculty and staff need in order to use grant writing as an effective conduit to supporting their research efforts.
First Session: Researching and Evaluating Funding Sources and RFPs
Quality Literature Review and Research Methods
The Center helps you form a quality literature review and a better understanding about qualitative and quantitative research methods and designs. Webinars and asynchronous workshops are provided to help the members.
The following resources help you develop and publish your literature review.
This template can be used as a framework to form your journal manuscript based on literature review.
This is a very useful taxonomy that can be used as a guideline to conduct literature review.
There are a group of well- experienced faculty in the Center who support the Center members and are expert in dissertation mentoring, journal manuscript and conference proposal development, quality literature review, and research methods.
If you have a question, you may contact us at: EducationalTechnology@phoenix.edu