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Office of Student Research Administration: Oral Defense

Oral Defense Information

The DocStudy/Dissertation oral conference should be scheduled to take place no sooner than the day following the Form & Style Review due date.

Presentation Templates

Here are a few oral presentation templates to get you started in preparing for your oral presentation.  If a template is not listed for your program; this program currently does not provide generic models for the oral presentation. Please, reach out to your committee chair to determine the appropriate materials to prepare and the process that will be used in the call

Oral Defense Archives (Listen to Oral Defenses)

 

Oral Defense Archives (Listen to Oral Defenses)

 
Student Name: Sheryl Morrissey
Program: Psychology
Type of Call:  Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic:  A Phenomenological Exploration of Mindfulness Meditation and the Creative Experience
Link: http://www2.eintercall.com/moderator/presentation/Playback?id=9b8d29f6-9f62-4a6f-a76c-79d65a4209d5.rpm

 
Student Name:  Latosha Johnson
Program: Doctor of Social Work
Type of Call: Proposal Oral  
Presentation Topic: Understanding Relational Aggression among Adolescent African-American Females
Link: http://www2.eintercall.com/moderator/presentation/Playback?id=816912f2-98c5-4d4c-84e5-7500d39ce833.rpm


Student Name: Ruth Metzger
Program: Public Policy Administration
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: The Persistence of Substandard Rental Housing In the Promise Zone of a Midwestern U.S. City
Link: http://www2.eintercall.com/moderator/presentation/Playback?id=54ca4331-9891-4810-ab2b-3df067829187.rpm


Student Name: Diane Whitehead
Program: Doctor of Nursing Practice
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: Caring for Obese Patients: Obesity Counseling Using the 5A’s Framework
Link: http://www2.eintercall.com/moderator/presentation/Playback?id=acfa5964-5cb4-4bfe-8939-d2bf326ff2a7.rpm
 

Student Name: Bruce Roberts
Program: Public Health
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic:  Effects of Traditional Masculinity Norms on Hypertensive African American Men’s Motivation for Medication Adherence
Link: http://www2.eintercall.com/moderator/presentation/Playback?id=5a9456a7-ffc3-4c8d-9c48-e91daeab08c6.rpm
 

Student Name: Tamera Davis
Program: Doctor of Business Administration
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: Productivity Strategies of Virtual Sales Leaders for Revenue Increase by Remote Employees
Link: http://www2.eintercall.com/moderator/presentation/Playback?id=1ea0bbc1-0540-449c-b141-978ec0284e14.rpm
 

Student Name: Macey Buker
Program: Public Health
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral  
Presentation Topic: The Relationship Between Health Care Costs and Type of Insurance
Link: http://www2.eintercall.com/moderator/presentation/Playback?id=12f72a8a-34ff-43ee-8e93-4a4c518970bc.rpm

 

Student Name: Jennifer Patterson
Program: Management
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: Nurse Supervisors and Certified Nursing Assistants: Leadership Characteristics and Job Satisfaction
Link: http://www2.eintercall.com/moderator/presentation/Playback?id=b533e6d9-bf04-4490-bd5c-23dd35eca197.rpm
 

Student Name: John Buhmeyer
Program: Health
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral  
Presentation Topic: Relationship between Pain Management, Gender, and Quality of Life in Cancer Patients
Link: http://www2.eintercall.com/moderator/presentation/Playback?id=99763b32-4114-4001-9ebf-756022ddfc55.rpm
 

Student Name:  Lori Neu
Program: Doctor of Nursing Practice
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral
Presentation Topic:  Leadership Development for the Formal Nurse Leader
Link:http://www2.eintercall.com/moderator/presentation/Playback?id=e867e20c-37e1-444a-b554-b8ee394d0a5f.rpm
 

Student Name: Beverly Craft
Program:  Doctor of Business Administration
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral
Presentation Topic:
Link: http://www2.eintercall.com/moderator/presentation/Playback?id=58edea2f-a0a2-4f6d-82b6-7dc39dc9aa2f.rpm

 
Student Name:  Lucky Abu
Program: EdD Education
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral
Presentation Topic: Identifying Talented and Gifted Students in a Local Middle School
Link: http://www2.eintercall.com/moderator/presentation/Playback?id=fc00c604-a367-4d0d-ac4a-bbbd79fb292e.rpm
 

Student Name:  Elizabeth Burns
Program: EdD Education
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: Aligning Workforce Training Center Curriculum With Local Business Needs
Link: http://www2.eintercall.com/moderator/presentation/Playback?id=2d442a10-bcdc-42f7-babd-a529a136aed2.rpm


Student Name:  Courtney Kowalczyk
Program: Psychology
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral
Presentation The Relationship Between Kindergarten Entrance Age, Preschool Experience, and Reading Achievement
Link: http://www2.eintercall.com/moderator/presentation/Playback?id=2c2dc169-01ff-4e7c-beb1-a95b39d71144.rpm
 

All information contained within these recordings is the intellectual property of the student. This information may not be replicated without proper citation. For proper citation instructions, please refer to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th Edition), section 4.16, item 70.

Sample citation:
Guerguis, J. (2014). Mental health therapists' attitudes on the adoption of evidence-based practices and organizational culture [Dissertation oral defense; MP3 file]. College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Walden University, Minneapolis, MN.
 

Please contact crq@mail.waldenu.edu if you have any questions.