Attitudes & Motivation

ePortfolio Access after Graduation

March 28, 2013

Dissertation advisors have been receiving a few questions about ePortfolio access after they have graduated. The following is what was shared with me from the Capella University Alumni Office: Data Retention Policy Learners will have access to their portfolios for … Continue reading

Feeling stuck? Welcome to the crowd!

March 15, 2013

At some point every working day, one of my advising colleagues or I will have a conversation with one of our advisees in which the learner says that s/he is feeling stuck. And then a large percentage of these learners … Continue reading

Should you stay or should you go?

February 7, 2013

Every so often some of my advisees ask me if they should stay in dissertation or if they should move on without completing it. I am not going to answer that question. What I do, though, is ask my advisees … Continue reading

Courseroom/Milestones They Are A-Changin’

December 18, 2012

As you have all have heard many times since late summer, the milestone process is changing. But the new dissertation courseroom is going to better help you see what the new milestone process looks like.

Dissertation Changes: End of Course Evaluations

December 14, 2012

Capella has determined what we believe will be the five most significant effects of the dissertation changes on learners coming into 2013. One of these is that the evaluations that have been available to learners during coursework will now be … Continue reading