KWBA Symposium Agenda

KWBA Symposium Agenda

The fourth annual Knowledge Without Boundaries Symposium was held in Tempe, Arizona on July 20th - 22nd, 2017. 

Below is the agenda for the main event. Presentations and video materials will be included via linked content where available. 

Return to the KWB Overview >>    Submit your presentation materials via email: researchhub@phoenix.edu


Jump to the...  Event Agenda   Concurrent Sessions   Breakout & Workshop Sessions   


Jump to the agenda for:


Thursday, July 20th, 2017 - Opening Reception

Presentation Title Presenter(s) Summary
Welcome Message

Dr. Mark McCaslin, Dean of Research & Scholarship for the School of Advanced Studies

Peter Cohen, President, University of Phoenix

Peter Cohen addressed the event attendees as well as insights and vision for the university.

View slides as PDF (login required)

"Connecting the Dots"

Dr. Rodney Luster, Director of Scholarship Communications

Introductions by Dr. Mark McCaslin, Dean of Research & Scholarship for the School of Advanced Studies

Dr. Luster sets the stage for the following panel discussion with an introduction to his role and the story behind the launch of the Knowledge Without Boundaries Academy (KWBA)

View Slides as PDF (login required)

KWBA Panel Dr. Greg Bradley, Lead Researcher  A compelling look at the inception of the KWBA academy, which spanned 8 series. Dr. Greg Bradley, primary researcher, joins the panel with results from his study. 

Friday, July 21st, 2017 - Day One

Presentation Title Presenter(s) Summary
Vision to Venture - The KWBA Story

Dr. Mark McCaslin, Dean of Research & Scholarship for the School of Advanced Studies

Dr. Greg Bradley, Lead Researcher 

View slides as PDF (login required)
University Research Chairs Introduction & Dialogue Dr. Mark McCaslin, Dean of Research & Scholarship for the School of Advanced Studies View slides as PDF (login required)
Research Centers Showcase

University Research Chairs & Associate Research Chairs

Keynotes / Social end Professional Networking with Research Center Leadership.
Concurrent Session I      
Dissertation to Publication (Lunch Presentation)

Dr. Mansureh Kebritchi, University Research Chair, Center for Educational & Instructional Research

View slides as PDF (login required)
Break Out Session: Research Center Initiatives "A Deeper Dive"
  • University Research Chairs & Associate Research Chairs
  • Office of Scholarship Support presentation, hosted by  Dr. Aaron Coe
 
Concurrent Session II    
Workshop Session I    

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 - Day Two

Presentation Title Presenter(s) Summary
Supporting Your Research Dr. Mark McCaslin, Dean of Research & Scholarship

An overview of research successes and high-level support of University of Phoenix research.

View slides as PDF (login required)

Office of Scholarship Support

Dr. Aaron Coe, Program Dean

A deeper dive of the team behind the Office of Scholarship Support and the many ways they serve University research.
Announcement of the Dissertation of the Year Award Dr. Bill Beck, Academic Dean View the 2017 Dissertation of the Year recipient announcement.
Announcement of the Distinguished Service Award for Scholarly Leadership Dr. Mark McCaslin, Dean of Research & Scholarship Recipient: Dr. Lynne Devnew
Concurrent Sessions III    
Concurrent Sessions III    
Workshop Session II    
Closing Dr. Mark McCaslin, Dean of Research & Scholarship View slides as PDF (login required)