Advisors & Faculty

Announcing the Excellence in Advising Award Program

October 31, 2012

Capella University is pleased to announce the Excellence in Advising Award Program. Here’s some background and a link to the nomination form: Each year, Capella University recognizes outstanding advisors who provide direction for you in achieving your educational goals. Capella … Continue reading

The Unnamed Technique (Or, “Why a Second Set of Eyes is Always Useful”)

September 24, 2012

I had an AWESOME post ready to roll for the blog this week. It was all about how to convey constructive criticism to your mentor when something’s not right about the relationship. I got the idea from a friend who’s … Continue reading

Read, Listen, Get Involved

May 30, 2012

Welcome to the revised/revamped and renewed “Ask Doctoral Advising” blog. Yes, the blog certainly has a fresh look, but it also provides many additional resources. If you take a look just over to the right of this entry, you will … Continue reading

What is the role of the dissertation mentor?

April 29, 2012

Podcast Description: In order to navigate the dissertation writing process, you will need to work closely with your dissertation mentor. Learn more about your mentor’s role in this podcast. Transcript: The following presentation is a production of Capella University and … Continue reading

How do I nominate a dissertation committee?

Podcast Description: Access information on the dissertation committee and how to nominate committee members. Transcript: The following presentation is a production of Capella University and is not intended for commercial use. Welcome to another topic in a series of podcasts … Continue reading