College of Doctoral Studies
The College of Doctoral Studies’ Research and Scholarship Enterprise (RSE) offers a variety of workshops for students, faculty, and alumni.
Below, you will find workshops offered during 2019. We have provided links to the videos and PowerPoints, when available. Please note if a video/PowerPoint is not listed it is not available. Feel free to reach out to us if you have an idea for a future workshop.
Link to Video/Webinar Slides
February 21, 2019
Title: Case Study
Description: Application of case study in doctoral dissertations/studies; how to develop a research prospectus and proposal for a case study.
March 7, 2019
Title: Content Analysis
Description: Using prominence as an indicator of population and sample in qualitative content analysis.
March 28, 2019
Title: Descriptive Causal Comparative Designs
Description: Introduce use of DCCD within dissertations
April 4, 2019
Title: Delphi Method
Description: The “Expert” and validity of the Delphi Technique
April 18, 2019
Title: Mixed Methods
Description: This webinar will focus on Chairing and using Mixed Methods within doctoral dissertations. Mixed Methods has unique opportunities and challenges when applied to graduate work, which will be discussed along with potential ways to compensate for the challenges. Several examples of Mixed Methods dissertations will be used as examples for discussion..
April 25, 2019
Title: An Introduction to Decision-based Learning
Description: Decision-based Learning (DBL), a teaching methodology developed by researchers at BYU, organizes instruction around the decision-making process experts engage in while tackling real-world problems. Students taught using this approach have shown a higher degree of practical or functional abilities than what you find in traditional courses.
May 16, 2019
Title: Quantitative Experimental
Description: Introduce use of experimental designs as used within dissertations.
June 6, 2019
Title: Quasi-Experimental Research Designs
Description: Introduce use of quasi-experimental designs as used within dissertations.
June 20, 2019
Description: Examples of phenomenological dissertations will be discussed and evaluated
July 18, 2019
Title: Correlational Designs
Description: Introduce use of correlational designs as used within dissertations.
August 1, 2019
Title: Program Evaluation
Description: Introduce use of program evaluation designs as used within dissertations.
August 22, 2019
Title: Auto Ethnography
Description: Introduce use of ethnography designs as used within dissertations.
September 5, 2019
Title: Grounded Theory
Description: Introduce use of grounded theory designs as used within dissertations.
September 19, 2019
Title: Narrative Inquiry
Description: Narrative Inquiry (NI) will be discussed within the context of graduate dissertations. Topics will include benefits and disadvantages of the method, suggestions for Chairs who have students using the method, and examples of NI dissertations which have been completed.
October 3, 2019
Title: Survey study. Quantitative Measurement Development of Surveys
Description: Introduce use of survey designs as used within dissertations.