Author Archives: Jonathan Gehrz


Developing a Dissertation Strategy

September 10, 2012

Do you ever find yourself in a situation where you rely on your past successes to determine your future means of action? How often do we utilize a task utilizing an approach that is known to us, only to find … Continue reading

The Person, Not Just the Process

June 18, 2012

Throughout the dissertation, a great deal of attention is paid to the conceptualization, review and conduct of the research study. The emphasis is often placed on the development of the manuscript document itself. Yet, the decision to pursue a doctorate … Continue reading

Ask Doctoral Advising, Where have we been?

March 21, 2012

Good morning friends, colleagues, and readers! You may have noticed the past six months has been rather sparse in terms of our new material. In late 2011, the chief authors and principle architects of the blog began to reassess our … Continue reading

Dissertation: There’s an App for that

December 27, 2011

Like any year, the week between Christmas and New Year’s serves as a period to pause and reflect on where we’re been and where we’re going. This year proved no exception. This year, my wife and I gifted a Kindle … Continue reading

The Genius of Barbara E. Lovitts Continued: Making the Implicit Explicit

May 31, 2011

A few weeks ago, I introduced Barbara Lovitts and her works on differentiating between the consumption and production of knowledge. What we learned: the skills and attributes developed in the course, academic phase of the program is far different from … Continue reading