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

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

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

Once my mentor approves my proposal, what next?

April 30, 2012

Podcast Description: The journey toward getting your mentor to approve your proposal is sometimes a lengthy one. You want to keep your eye on the steps that follow it. Transcript: The following presentation is a production of Capella University and … Continue reading

How should I approach a rewrite of my comprehensive exam?

Podcast Description: Some are going to fail the comprehensive exam on their initial attempt. They will, however, have an opportunity and two weeks in which to rewrite the failed portion of the exam using feedback from the readers. Transcript: The … Continue reading