How many times have you heard the word "alignment" in the doctoral dissertation process?

How many times have you heard the word "alignment" in the doctoral dissertation process?

It is critical for the dissertation to be aligned in order to have a solid foundation for your study, to create connections between and among all components, e.g. problem, purpose, research questions, and theory, and to ensure flow and foundational connectivity of your topic.  

I would like to ask you to participate in a discussion on this topic of alignment and/or to ask your questions that I and others might be able to help you with as you think comprehensively about writing or reviewing dissertations.  If you have time, you might enjoy reading a piece I wrote a couple of years ago now about alignment where I offer examples of how to do this with theory, problem, purpose, research questions (and hypotheses if a quantitative study).  Look for this piece under Resources in this site.  Thank you and I look forward to chatting with you.

Pat D'Urso

 

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Patricia A. D'Urso's picture Patricia A. D'Urso | June 18, 2019 1:25 pm MST

I encourage anyone who purposefully visited this Blog in this Research Support Group to begin a dialogue.  We are a cross functional group who will serve faculty, alums, and students affiliated with the University of Phoenix. If you stumbled on our site, please don't leave without saying hello :-)

Please join us in discussion and contribute your knowledge, ask your questions, or make comments.

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Pat

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Patricia A. D'Urso

2021

Articles/Blogs

Journal of Leadership Studies-Symposium Piece-Relational Leadership: Perspectives of Key Constructs on Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Equity in Higher Education

Psychology Today
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Conferences

American Psychological Association Conference-Utilizing Clinical Hypnotherapeutic Intervention with CBT to Treat Pandemic-Aug. 13-2021 Symptomology

ILA Conference Geneva Switzerland 2021
Presenter -Topic-"The Stress Arc in Leadership and 3 Powerful Disciplines for Mitigating Major Stress Impacts in a New Era"-Upcoming
Presenter -Topic-“Improving Higher Education’s Role in Diversity and Social Equity through Relational Leadership in the New Era”-Upcoming
Presenter-Topic-"Healthcare Leadership-Using Virtuous Leadership in Chaos to Reimagine Beneficial Practices of Employee Cognitive Psychology"-Upcoming
 
2021-Knowledge Without Boundaries National Summit-College of Doctoral Studies Research Conference-University of Phoenix-Panel Discussion-"Exploring Emergent Trends in Leadership and Education"-Based on published symposia article from the Journal of Leadership Studies- https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/jls.21734

 

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