By Erik Bean, Ed.D.
Associate University Research Chair
Center for Leadership Studies & Educational Research
Research Hub Newsroom
By Erik Bean, Ed.D.
In the last few weeks I have shared several academic organizations that sponsor conferences, journals and other forums for discussion about learning analytics. This acadenic organization also offers some excellent resources for scholars in the area of learning analytics. I hope that it is helpful for you and your research.
The Dissertation of the Year Award process honors the top dissertations in the School of Advanced Studies (encompassing business, healthcare, and education). The process for the Dissertation of the Year Award was competitive, with a large number of applications to consider. Reviewers considered contribution to their field, student progress through the dissertation milestones, and rational for nomination from the graduate’s committee chair.
The Summit offers several ways to compete for prizes while strengthening your scholarship skills by actively engaging in presentations, workshops, plenaries, and perusing through the University of Phoenix Research Hub. This year, two contests and three categories of visibility awards have been developed.
Compete in a Conference Contest:
Ready, set, go! Take part in a conference contest to sharpen your Research Hub skills or interact in a new way with a presentation. Here are the two contest opportunities:
The 2018 KWB Expanding the Boundaries Research Summit invites you to join us from the comfort of your home or workplace for a four-day event where you can pick and choose the workshops and concurrent sessions that most interest you from any of the four days!
Alum Dr. Jermani "Felicia" Thompson presented a research paper titled “The Latina’s Long Game to Succeed in U.S. Financial Services Despite Social Class Bias”. This work is based on her dissertation that investigated female project managers readiness and capabilities in leadership in the financial industry. Her dissertaion measured managers' formal and informal trainings of tacit and implicit knowledge. Dr. Thomspon graduated from SAS in 2017 from the DMIST program and has since been pro-actively pursuing publication opportunities.
Dr. Lynne Devnew speaking passionately at The Qualitative Report Conference (TQR), January 2018
By C.A. Holland, EdD, UOPX Junior Fellow