Monthly Archives: October 2013

Bill Cosby’s Dissertation

I recently printed out my dissertation, and my husband was impressed, but I could tell by his face, not interested in reading it.  I don’t blame him.  It got me to wondering … whose dissertation would I read?  I searched … Continue reading

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Tape Something New To Your Refrigerator

No one understands better the trials of completing a dissertation better than a recent graduate.  Pat Bishop recently earned a Doctor of Business Administration degree while serving as the Director of Graduate Studies at Full Sail University.  If anyone can … Continue reading

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How Many Points On A Likert Scale?

In trying to determine how to adapt a Likert-style survey for quantitative data analysis, I found a research study from 1971 that stated it was the first of its kind to measure how many response options impact validity and reliability.  … Continue reading

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In Limbo? Twelve Things To Do While You Wait

Maybe you have a Chair or committee that takes a long time to respond to your latest draft.  Maybe you have a fantastic Chair that is held up in a natural disaster.  I’ve had both.  “There’s nothing I can do … Continue reading

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