To assess dissertation development over the 10-year period of CPED’s existence, through content analysis, this study examined 761 Ed D and Ph D dissertation abstracts in higher education studies from 20.The goals were to understand how the theory-practice tension is reflected in higher education dissertations and to assess the degree of differentiation between Ed D and Ph D dissertations.
The strength of your dissertation can help you land a position in academia or in the working field immediately after receiving your degree.
When you first enter the program, the school assigns an adviser to your case.
The school will look closely at your work to determine if you conducted the research on your own or if you borrowed heavily from other sources.
Most schools give you the option of creating a large final project or writing a research paper.
An informational webinar will be offered on Thursday, September 26th ( p.m. EST) to discuss the Minority Dissertation Fellowship in Education Research program’s goals, the application process, and details about the competition.