Doctoral Skills & Competencies

Explaining Your Dissertation to Amelia Bedelia

August 13, 2012

As a child, I felt a wicked sense of glee when I read Amelia Bedelia books. Amelia Bedelia is a housekeeper who takes all instructions literally. If asked to draw the curtains, she pulls out a sketch pad and etches … Continue reading

How do I complete my IRB application?

July 11, 2012

Podcast Description: Before learners can begin to gather any data for their dissertation, they must complete a rigorous review process that makes sure the research design is sound and ethical and that human subjects will be properly protected. Transcript: The … Continue reading

What is the rationale for the IRB process?

April 29, 2012

Podcast Description: The Institutional Review Board process is grounded in federal law and ethical principles set forth in the Belmont Report and the Common Rule. Transcript: The following presentation is a production of Capella University and is not intended for … Continue reading

How can I effectively manage my time?

Podcast Description: Writing the comprehensive examination and a dissertation requires efficient and effective use of time. Access strategies that illustrate best practices in time management. Transcript: The following presentation is a production of Capella University and is not intended for … Continue reading

Are resources available to strengthen my writing?

Podcast Description: Suggestions for resources to assist you in the writing process are presented. 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