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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)

Student Name:  Dana-Marie Ramjit
Program: PhD in Public Policy and Administration
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic:
An exploration of the non-governmental organization-state relationship through a postinternational framework
Link:
https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=d6e61ee8-106e-4e4d-b4d8-ff956e8501b9.rpm

Student Name:  Sallieu Jalloh
Program: PhD in Public Policy and Administration
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral
Presentation Topic: The Effects of Behavioral Determinants and Sociodemographic Factors on Homeowners’ Intent to Conserve Energy Using the Theory of Planned Behavior
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=3debb6fe-4e14-42dd-9571-dcb54fdc398b.rpm

Student Name:  Alicia Singh
Program: Doctoral of Business Administration
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: Employee Retention Strategies in Trinidadian Small Enterprises
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=3c13aacf-367c-4c34-b830-d5b75e99800a.rpm

Student Name:  Claret Onukogu
Program: Doctor of Business Administration
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: Strategies for Streamlining Hospital Administrative Procedures to Reduce Costs
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=9214cbec-35a3-42af-b140-067dbcf67e9d.rpm

Student Name:  Ray Muhammad
Program: PhD in Management
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: African-American Women Managers’ Experiences in Predominantly Black Work Environments: A Multiple Case Study
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=a1f92702-a24f-4b4d-8da0-f987a1a4d133.rpm

Student Name:  Andrews Kwablah
Program: PhD in Management
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral
Presentation Topic: Financial Crowding Out in Ghanaian Corporations
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=7a0513f7-153c-41f2-9011-1025906e232c.rpm

Student Name:  Elizabeth Webster
Program: Doctor of Nurse Practitioner
Type of Call: Proposal Call
Presentation Topic: Developing Neonatal Gavage Tube Feedings to Decrease Feeding Intolerance
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=b1f20bd4-9786-41bb-af74-8ca56c145a2b.rpm

Student Name:  Tara English
Program: Doctor of Nursing Practice
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral
Presentation Topic: A Structured Weight Loss Program to Combat Obesity in Women
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=cee7c96f-8cb3-4f3f-93e3-215f84c60f9e.rpm

Student Name:  Angela Martilik
Program: PhD in Psychology
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: A Phenomenological Analysis of Formerly Incarcerated Women’s Perceptions of Successful Reentry
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=ec9b16f4-0183-49d6-8cd1-3f900cbaf4b2.rpm

Student Name:  Samone Marion
Program: PhD in Psychology
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral
Presentation Topic: Relationship Between Self-Efficacy and Weight Gain Following Roux-en-Y Surgery
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=a51f860e-eae0-4223-94cc-d9a25bfba55d.rpm

Student Name:  Melissa Edwards
Program: Doctor of Education
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: High School Teachers’ Perceptions on Developing Critical Thinkers via the Socratic Method
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=c4ba5c9e-7d10-467a-aef0-c1dc1b34cfd5.rpm

Student Name:  Mick Needham
Program: Doctor of Education
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral
Presentation Topic: Behavioral Outcomes of the BOSS Teaching Program with Adults with Intellectual Disabilities     
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=a9f8a064-4fb0-4540-9fbd-26cdffbe60d5.rpm

Student Name:  Kehind Abiodun
Program: PhD in Public Health
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral
Presentation Topic: Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) in New York and North Carolina from 2012 to 2014
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=b3e0e9e7-e4ee-4159-85be-c266ec2aeaa7.rpm

Student Name:  Deena Shelton
Program: PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: A Phenomenological Exploration of Parent Experiences that Influence Positive Adoption Outcomes
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=0660306a-63df-45a3-b896-ef4d18568547.rpm

Student Name:  Andre Arsene Bita Fouda
Program: PhD in Public Health
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: Effects of MenAfriVac® Introduction in the African Meningitis Belt, 2010-2017
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=c2d68ca3-4a27-48c6-8b8d-35793c89c8fa.rpm

Student Name:  Olivett Underwood-Mobley
Program: Doctor of Social Work
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: Exploration of Barriers to the Consistent Inclusion of Social Workers in End-of-Life Discussions and How Social Workers Perceive their Role in Adult Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Settings: An Action Research Study
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=ce2b6cf5-c4b0-4cd8-8e45-d121263e6de9.rpm

Student Name:  Velma Smith
Program: PhD in Education
Type of Call:  Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: Dynamics of Teacher Collaboration on Bullying
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=6df19262-0630-45f8-a6cf-8c47703d0f1d.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 problems