By Stacey Elsasser, EdD
Faculty, College of Doctoral Studies
When you are starting doctoral research literature for your dissertation or one of your doctoral degree courses, you may feel overwhelmed or like you do not know where to begin. You may also wonder about the kind of literature for which you should be looking.
Here are a few factors to consider when researching and evaluating literature:
Are you passionate about research? Grand Canyon University’s College of Doctoral Studies empowers learners to collaborate and advance within all fields by offering resources to help you dive deeper into doctoral research. If you would like to learn more about these resources and how they can assist you during your doctoral journey, keep reading:
By Kathleen Laity, PhD
Office of Dissertations Senior Research Specialist, College of Doctoral Studies
Perhaps you heard it in the military as I did: Plan your work, and work your plan.
It’s been in use a long time and in a number of different settings. The advice speaks to taking on a project of any size, from cleaning your house to writing a dissertation.
Planning your work includes what’s to be done, the sequence in which to do it and most importantly how to do it. The rest is execution.
By Ben Vilkas, MEd
Full-Time Faculty Manager, College of Doctoral Studies
Earning your doctorate, whether through a traditional program or through an online university, is anything but easy! In order to find success, you’ll need to hit the ground running, starting on day one of your program.
Set yourself up for success by following these helpful tips:
By Wayne Schmidt, PhD
Doctor of Education Chair, College of Doctoral Studies
We’ve all heard the phrase, “It’s not over ‘til ________.” Several concluding phrases might be, “it’s over,” “I say it is” or “the fat lady sings.” I will put one more on the list that might be a new to you:
It’s not over ‘til you’ve thought about it.