Recent Blog Posts

Recent Blog Posts

The latest blogs from all of our authors are compiled below. To search for specific topics, use the keyword search field below.

Expectancy Theory and the Impact on Leadership

Understanding leadership requires focus on a leader’s role, development of expertise, and progression of leadership c

Dr. Leslie Miller I/O Practitioner in Action

Sometimes I wonder if students in my graduate research courses and those students working on a dissertation really un

Employee Mindset and Self-Efficacy Development

       In 1977, Albert Bandura proposed a theory of behavioral change focused on self-efficacy.

Food for Thought

As dissertation Chairs, when we read a student's proposal, how often do we sit back and ask " How can I help this per

Book Chapter by CEITR Researchers Drs. Nunn, Brown-Joseph, and Susberry Hill Featured in New Book about Culture, Learning, and Technology Published by Routledge

Recently, CEITR Researchers Dr. Sandra Nunn, Dr. Lequisha Brown Joseph, and Dr.

Personal Experiences and Lessons from 2015 ILA-WLAG Conference

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Leadership Style, Entrepreneurial Orientation, and Business Performance of U.S. Minority-Owned Enterprises

Minority-owned businesses potentially represent the most powerful wealth-building engines in the United States economy (U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Agency, 2016).  Thus, the emergence, growth, and development of minority-owned business enterprises carry the potential for improving the economy of the nation and the economic self-sufficiency of minority populations.

Developing Your Research Topic

Research Fellow LauraAnn Migliore, Ph.D. shares her personal experiences to demonstrate the steps needed to refine your selected research topic.

Writing Your Research Proposal

Research Center Chair Mansureh Kebritchi, Ph.D., shares her advice on writing a high-quality research proposal, which can lead to a higher-quality research project in time.

Collaboration, Conferences, and Serendipity

Webster defines serendipity as “finding valuable or agreeable things not sought for.” In this spirit, faculty, students, and colleagues may be interested in learning about the networking and opportunities that arise by taking a chance to present at a conference. In January 2016, several colleagues and I brainstormed about possible topics for a collaborative research endeavor and decided upon senior entrepreneurship (AARP, 2014; Isele, 2014; Stangler, 2014).

Knowledge Without Boundaries Symposium - April 10, 2017

1967 President's Commission- 50th Anniversary

Members of this community and David May, Mississippi State University, College of Sociology/ Criminal Justice (ACJS C

The Classroom as Metaphor and Window to Democracy

Qualitative analysts apply metaphor to understand and explain.  In the current cultural malaise, one metaphor seems b

From CEITR, Dr. David Proudfoot and Dr. Mansureh Kebritchi Published “Scenario-Based eLearning and STEM Education: A Qualitative Study Exploring the Perspective of Educators”

CEITR Research Fellow, Dr. David Proudfoot and CEITR Chair, Dr.

Boards, Associations: Tie Your Brand to the Field

Associate University Research Chair Erik Bean, Ed.D., discusses how to contribute to discipline-specific boards and associations.

How to Identify an Appropriate Research Problem

Research Chair Dr. Mansureh Kebritchi discusses where to find a research problem and how to evaluate it to ensure a solid foundation for your research project.

Thoughts for Doctoral Students: The Power of Writing

Writing well is required to assure success as a doctoral student.

Human Resources Analytics in the Workplace

Human resources analytics are a compilation of techniques used to analyze and collect data pertaining to different aspects of the workplace in order to make informed decisions and predictions based on calculations from the data collected (Dlomu & Spears, 2015). These techniques act like a research project from the development of a research design and research questions, to using the correct data collection method and statistics (Levenson, 2005).

$10 Million in Grants to Promote OpenNotes and Study Impact on Patient Engagement

More than ten million patients now have online access to the notes and care plans written by their doctors

Understanding Research Sampling

Dr. Aaron Coe, Program Dean of the School of Advanced Studies, discusses the effects of population selection, instance, and access on your sampling and the overall success of your research project.

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