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Capstone Documents:
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: Klaudya Phillips
Program:
PhD in Psychology
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic:
Narrative Study Examining the Impact of the Political Climate on the Experiences of Haitian Immigrants
Link: 
https://laureatena-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/kimberly_mccann_mail_waldenu_edu/EZd5bKNRLsBKkb6WyZJ7htcBxYdIFvE_IuxNlDDcrQUAug?e=al9WLF

 

Student Name: Anitha Scroggins
Program: PhD in Psychology
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic:
The Experience of Nigerian Female Prostitutes who Are Victimized by Police
Link:  https://laureatena-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/sharon_xuereb_mail_waldenu_edu/ERCpZPvBivRCtADu4SPFG90BVAp7je09Y_S8RCUv4q3wTQ?e=nPcdiU

 

Student Name:  Barisua Ikpe
Program:
PhD in Public Health
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic:
Contaminated Raw Produce as a Major Source of Food-borne Salmonellosis
Link: https://laureatena-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/howell_sasser_mail_waldenu_edu/Ef7Z6WjCF-NJpfdfvbAEtlwBcpaJ9ZGLKb1q6F7oAZ4qrg?e=OvEeTd


 

Student Name: Abel Nkolo
Program:
PhD in Public Health
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic:
Multimorbidity, Healthcare Processes and Mortality Among TB/HIV Patients treated with Antiretroviral Therapy in Uganda
Link:  https://laureatena-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/german_gonzalez_mail_waldenu_edu/EZH8aWs14MRIqEkuehT5P7IBtwvVSA0BRMSdSkS3Pm4dMA?e=XSPZ20

 

Student Name: Dakoru Atukpa
Program:
PhD in Management
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic:
Exploring Managerial Support Strategies to Minimize Job Insecurity Among Nigerian Private Firms: A Qualitative Comparative Multiple Case Study
Link: https://laureatena-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/hyuk_kim_mail_waldenu_edu/EYNgp_yxtH9FnO2aZsIs7ewBtHaFKmK7egMIpJt1-L4j1A?e=xM0c92

 

 

Student Name: Rodney Clark
Program: PhD in Management
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic: Examining Consumer's Perspectives Using Biometric Technology with Mobile Banking

Link: https://laureatena-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/bharat_thakkar_mail_waldenu_edu/EQXFIkrcGgVEgvGwLAWPG-ABZWeZsImjw7p-zbAaLrJUhA?e=VNgPlz

 

Student Name: Marcea O’Brien
Program:
PhD in Criminal Justice
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic:
A Study of the Impact of Judicial and Environmental Factors on the Increase in the Number of Dependency (Foster Care) Cases in Juvenile Court in 2 Georgia Counties
Link: https://laureatena-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/dianne_williams2_mail_waldenu_edu/ESqxXbenxUZFv9VLHUJzZN0BjXSAN6AAXySc8rhGIgZQXg?e=ui6NU1

 

Student Name: Kenaz JeanBaptiste
Program:
PhD in Criminal Justice
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic:
Perceptions of Violence Among Women in the Department of Artibonite, Haiti
Link: https://laureatena-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/mark_stallo_mail_waldenu_edu/EfsW26JJu1VFj8hgRmSrtT4B3TyrvEygWFodrQ_Ssxj7Ow?e=VPwBkO

 

Student Name: Kya Robertson
Program:
PhD in Public Policy Administration
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic:
Juvenile Probation Officers Perspective on the Success Factors of Youth Diversion Programs
Link: https://laureatena-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/gregory_campbell2_mail_waldenu_edu/EcgHyIeVomdIs8mjBETlFKQBiI7jX-bSFiMkPaGRuXmlvw?e=vrenWc

 

Student Name: Kyle Hanlan
Program:
PhD in Public Policy Administration
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic:
The Culture Shock of Veterans: Post Transition Assistance Program
Link: https://laureatena-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/richard_worch_mail_waldenu_edu/EShg7DJgD9xJo1T62S_nXm8BUPQO4Pky9Vyr9935tCoaaQ?e=Bw2llz

 

Student Name: Keith Klein
Program:
PhD in Education
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic:
Using Educational Technologies Outside of the Classroom to Support the Academic Success of Student-Athletes
Link: https://laureatena-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/carla_lane-johnson_mail_waldenu_edu/EdC09WTItZFAm0p3q9uzDgoB-FUAFZnxjy4wX2XsuINe1Q?e=Sv3wYs

 

Student Name: Rochelle McCoy
Program:
PhD in Education
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic:
Implementation of ISTE Standards in Elementary School Teachers’ Pedagogical Science Practices
Link: https://laureatena-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/loren_naffziger_mail_waldenu_edu/EWPZvbcVxc1Ft6u2kGliywEBU7YVVAVoLUSU7ccBeTBcmQ?e=cOY0wf

 

Student Name: Catherine Perusse
Program:
PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic:
Understanding the Role that the Internet and Social Media Plays in Suicide Survivor Bereavement

Link: https://laureatena-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/melinda_haley_mail_waldenu_edu/EfSm2BUA1uZFsBMGUgQcf3MBgZSbSm7eo1xQ_BJK2vvzMw?e=Zyv871

 

Student Name: James Mwanza
Program:
PhD in Health Education and Promotion
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic:
Exploring Health Education Needs for Mortality Surveillance in Machakos County, Kenya
Link:  https://laureatena-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/john_saindon_mail_waldenu_edu/ESEgiCx92SxPqwaBVHFlLlcBB2t5Xqn8X_einppWOXu6lA?e=IIDxSL

 

Student Name: Alfreda Williams
Program:
Doctor of Social Work
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic:
Social Work Practice and Systemic Stigmatization of Low-Income African American Single Mothers
Link: https://laureatena-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/debora_rice_mail_waldenu_edu/EWbeJi3HapZImcm5I5LYQmIBTDHr4OP5qwBdCQQWiAOFVg?e=qgEdiR

 

Student Name: Sara Long
Program:
Doctorate in Education
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic:
Small Group Mathematical Instruction as a Technique to Increase Student Performance
Link: https://laureatena-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/andrea_wilson6_mail_waldenu_edu/EYUydYlZr41Aq1EVJSPGbdsBuLFCp2jn0RAZRipgGjUFTw?e=Qhxasn

 

Student Name: Tobi Baldwin
Program:
Doctorate in Education
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic:
Formative Assessment and Academic Performance as Predictors of National Physical Therapy Examination Success
Link: https://laureatena-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/katherine_garlough_mail_waldenu_edu/ESUuKrc2blBGtrK_lWOL2L0B4uwIye_eBotPBXuRXbd8Uw?e=leB0nA


 

Student Name: Sameh Mohamed
Program:
Doctor of Business Administration
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic:
Catalyzing and Implementing Innovation Strategies in the Information Technology Industry Workforce
Link: https://laureatena-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/john_bryan_mail_waldenu_edu/ET1ZtQLHuolOlQnJG-OokLEBg0WtOY6bsNoobrnJG04eNg?e=ZyTvOj

 

Student Name: Brandon Stewart
Program:
Doctor of Business Administration
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic:
Using Knowledge Management Practices in Small Business Organizations
Link: https://laureatena-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/olivia_herriford_mail_waldenu_edu/EeQoZixQiz9CgEovNTuNFrEBWruFPossR9I1VNFLau9gjw?e=D78YIt

 

Student Name: Marcia Miller
Program:
Doctor of Nursing Practice
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic:
Clinical Practice Client Education Guideline for Early Detection of Thyroid Cancer
Link: https://laureatena-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/susan_hayden2_mail_waldenu_edu/ERcHGS9FwUlLnO5iIyolxWkB0Z4sx8MauTYx8tjEGvd8HA?e=SPUxZM

 

Student Name: Jinkee Beltran
Program:
Doctor of Nursing Practice
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic:
Staff Education on Medication Screening Tool for Nursing Home Residents
Link: https://laureatena-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/melissa_rouse_mail_waldenu_edu/EW-Q3mWpqnJPmZJ7P8u9teABMefJk0uy-6U_NLUTUsHaGw?e=ifJd4w

 

Student Name: Kristine Bernabe
Program:
Doctor of Public Health
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic:
Social/Cultural Factors in Preschool Immunizations, Mozambique
Link: https://laureatena-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/cornelia_white_mail_waldenu_edu/EQBnUhHxiO5NjYrO37MQ5WUBk9VpiAI_e-W-30So6DvvwQ?e=PRgUCS

 

Student Name: Roseanne Pierre
Program:
Doctor of Public Health
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic: Alzheimer’s Dementia Care: Impact on Family Caregivers
Link: https://laureatena-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/pelagia_melea_mail_waldenu_edu/EVTEYoCpJwRLq6_q0Ie7oIYBv4s7OBwHcG3sEIEkzj4nhQ?e=uCFKwS

 

Student Name: Jose Negron
Program:
Doctor of Information Technology
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic:
Exploring Strategies to Decommission Information Systems
Link: https://laureatena-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/jon_mckeeby_mail_waldenu_edu/EQV3XM1qHgtJtYoYK8QCdRUBkiW5Lt96gnPm7Kj8Ax85_Q?e=GzFcLz

 

Student Name: Balla Barro
Program:
Doctor of Information Technology
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic:
Successful Strategies for Adopting Open Source Software
Link: https://laureatena-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/gary_griffith_mail_waldenu_edu/EdCydbXAIrtJsLhUyeOGFGEBQS4vUDzo3CWlSQW-0mAVqA?e=ColaHZ

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 Psychology 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.


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