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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: Marie Dupont
Program:
PhD in Psychology
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: Parental Involvement and Academic Achievement of Students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Link:
https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=0a5192a2-d1fe-4bca-8785-c94a5e5eb556.rpm

 

Student Name: Truman Spring
Program: PhD in Psychology
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic: The Effects of Emotional Support Dogs on Anxiety, Depression, and Somatization in Elementary Students
Link:
https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=e8d7adea-2c31-4346-9c32-a5a16ab93a00.rpm

 

Student Name: Jimmy Fisher
Program:
PhD in Public Health
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: Current Effects of U.S. Preventive Care Quality Narratives on Preventive Health Services
Link:
https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=c6b12f20-cb3f-428a-8ca5-382a29082c57.rpm

 

Student Name: Marida Gingras
Program:
PhD in Public Health
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic: Study of Aging and the Understanding of Epidemiology of Lung Cancer
Link:
https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=47cc2bc5-4a19-4ee1-b1a0-bcbbe687a6e2.rpm

 

Student Name: Genevieve Kelikume
Program:
PhD in Management
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: Relationship Between Service Quality and Customer Satisfaction in The Hotel Industry: Lagos
Link:
https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=dd304797-6f1c-47e2-83d5-62f71b9ce0e8.rpm

 

Student Name: Owen Gono
Program: PhD in Management
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic: Sustainable Land Management and Smallholder Farmers in Zimbabwe: A Multiple Case Study
Link:
https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=02521d85-5144-4b3c-8b5f-ebcd3651f6ba.rpm

 

Student Name: Christina Agloinga
Program:
PhD in Criminal Justice
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: Indigenous Women: Violence, Vulnerability and Cultural Protective Factors
Link:
https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=6ed5aed0-0dc0-404c-8e09-998b9c5029a5.rpm

 

Student Name: David Ferber
Program:
PhD in Criminal Justice
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic: A Qualitative Exploration of Campus Law Enforcement Sexual Assault Response.
Link: 
https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=e25cd7a6-5e32-4b99-b763-d91d28f86597.rpm

 

Student Name: Ranney Jackson
Program:
PhD in Public Policy Administration
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: Understanding District Assemblywomen Participation in District Assemblies Common Fund Decisions in Ghana
Link:
https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=980ffd54-449a-45b9-a436-7e6e7706f621.rpm

 

Student Name: Ebony Bullock
Program:
PhD in Public Policy Administration
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic: Juvenile Justice Reform: Qualitative Assessment of the Need for a Balanced System
Link: 
https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=eab52e49-2397-4660-acc2-d821adda54c6.rpm

 

Student Name: Stacie Bradshaw
Program:
PhD in Education
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: The Use of Social Media as Collaborative Learning Within Pre-Service Teacher Preparation
Link:
https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=d187db3e-1697-4054-b827-cb35bb3c7a9e.rpm

 

Student Name: Hannah Sykes
Program:
PhD in Education
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic: Eye Gaze Technology for Nonverbal Students with Cortical Visual Impairment
Link: 
https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=763c508c-c384-465a-83e0-c0fbc3da9c93.rpm

 

Student Name: Brittany Peters
Program:
Doctor of Social Work
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: Aging Out of Foster Care and Support Services: An Exploratory Study
Link:
https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=20df7713-bd54-4c3b-997f-695ca9000f18.rpm

 

Student Name: JR Bullard
Program:
Doctor of Social Work
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic: School Social Workers and Perceived Barriers When Providing Services to LGBTQ Children
Link: 
https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=44ed8042-101d-4648-93ba-d0edc58d373e.rpm

 
Student Name: Lola Johnston
Program:
PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: Examining the Contributions of Emotional and Spiritual Intelligences, Psychological Ownership, Burnout, and Well-being on College Counselor Self-Efficacy
Link: 
https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=aff80ab1-2645-4a8a-a943-64735a6ae8b7.rpm

 

Student Name: Jilian Hus
Program:
PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic: Inside Out: Mask-Making and the Counseling Student Identity
Link:
https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=1c2b794c-e6b8-4470-9dba-26324cab0a0d.rpm

 

Student Name: Amy Clark
Program:
Doctorate in Education
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: Pre-Service Teacher Efficacy to Teach Informational Text Comprehension through Literature Circles
Link:
https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=d8826463-d3bd-42c3-85f1-2b7bf45a9fb1.rpmd

 

Student Name: Kathleen Setzer
Program:
Doctorate in Education
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic: A Supplemental Leadership Development Programs Model preparing Aspiring Leaders for Principalship
Link:
https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=cae99303-4612-4bf2-9498-e61363643a98.rpm

Student Name: Steven Sierra Alcabes
Program:
Doctor of Business Administration
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: Strategies E-commerce Entrepreneurs Use to Achieve and Maintain Sustainability Beyond the First 5 Years of Operations
Link:
https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=1b608c5c-b45c-4aad-a5c8-a45e645ace39.rpm

 

Student Name: Jennifer Parks
Program:
Doctor of Business Administration
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic: Exploring Strategies to Mitigate Negative Social Media Communications in Collegiate Athletics
Link:
https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=d779c7e0-deb5-4f2f-8927-f731fc9e0c9a.rpm

 

Student Name: Gloria Okoye
Program:
Doctor of Nursing Practice
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: Staff Education on Diabetes Self-Management for Patients
Link: 
https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=81992eab-31b3-409e-8b50-e1dac328d77f.rpm

 

Student Name: Laveda Roberts
Program:
Doctor of Nursing Practice
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic: A Retrospective Program Evaluation of Existing Quality Improvement Project Colorectal 
Link:
https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=21994d73-834f-4226-8e6e-c9d18b30defe.rpm

 

Student Name: Angela Griffith
Program:
Doctor of Information Technology
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: Maritime Cybersecurity Strategies for Information Technology Specialists
Link:
https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=03cb10e8-74d3-4d7f-a3c2-87bf08a28278.rpm

 

Student Name: Scott Loerch
Program:
Doctor of Information Technology
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic: Exploration of EHR Implementation Strategies: A Qualitative Study

Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=0c2c65ff-a42e-4c86-a523-e20d2e8145d0.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 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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