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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:  Annette Coletta
Program: PhD in Psychology
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: Art as a Prime for Empathy training
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=6e24ef8d-e552-4bcf-846b-e0d25efe476e.rpm

 

Student Name:  Mary Spencer
Program: PhD in Psychology
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic: Phenomenological Investigation of Adult Daughters of Childhood Paternal Abandonment
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=e55d9d4b-75fe-4723-9e39-e4f50ca6c709.rpm

 

Student Name:  Brendabell Njee
Program: PhD in Public Health
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: Accessing Healthcare, Self-Management of Type II diabetes of Cameroonian Immigrants in Minnesota
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=dba26f06-b41b-4923-b9e2-de8a1daf99d1.rpm
 

Student Name:  Assumpta Ude
Program: PhD in Public Health
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic: The Lived Experience of Hypertension among Foreign-born West African Immigrant Women in the US
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=9df525a0-6ed9-42d6-8299-6db5c267daf5.rpm
 

Student Name:  Henry Mathias
Program: PhD in Management
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: Analyzing Small Businesses’ Adoption of Big Data Security Analytics
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=b9be44d8-043d-4409-b5f8-847d098dea1a.rpm

 

Student Name:  Randall Fleming
Program: PhD in Management
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic: A Grounded Theory of Emergent Leadership in Nonhierarchical Virtual Teams
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=c5e6e07e-9ecc-45b3-b65a-9d1f988fce97.rpm
 

Student Name:  Jashon Banks
Program: PhD in Criminal Justice
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic: The Relationship Between Victims of Urban Violence and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=9cf4e635-69d5-4dc1-a051-40a5a69a6b2b.rpm
 

Student Name:  Karen Levy-McCanna
Program: PhD in Public Policy Administration
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: An Exploration of Employer Perceptions When Applying Criminal History Information to the Hiring Process
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=93e4ef88-8fee-477f-92d6-2097de8fab44.rpm

 

Student Name:  Ahmed Lateef
Program: PhD in Public Policy Administration
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic: Exploring the Factors Responsible for Occupational Stress among Police Officers in Nigeria
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=0de568ed-59c4-4c1f-a6cf-36e149cf9f42.rpm

 

Student Name:  Grace Absher
Program: PhD in Education
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: The Circumstances and Experiences of Regular and Special Education Teachers in 3rd to 6th Grade Inclusion Classrooms
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=f914b6a1-5dad-495f-abc3-5605c7ebecfd.rpm
 

Student Name:  Teri Bradley
Program: PhD in Education
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic: Middle School Students’ Experiences in an Online Problem-based Learning Environment
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=c063e848-ed31-40b1-9ff3-6dbc919f7148.rpm
 

Student Name:  VonTija Dean-El
Program: Doctor of Social Work
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: Understanding the Perceived Roles of Social Workers Providing Case Management to Ohio Medicaid Managed Care Enrollees
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=512ace6c-f3c9-4170-b730-aba651fffae0.rpm

 

Student Name:  Sheryl Attilee
Program: PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic: Multicultural Competency in Online Counseling Courses: Before and After a Multicultural Counseling Course
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=a1147dd6-65ea-47ca-ac18-6493b66ed4c9.rpm


Student Name:  Robin Rivas
Program: Doctorate in Education
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: Response to Intervention for English Language Learners
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=bacb928e-8630-40f0-a0a7-21ba924ccd65.rpm

 

Student Name:  Kathryn Leber
Program: Doctorate in Education
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic: Creating an Effective Writing Center: A Case Study On Improving Student Writing
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=cedb6e4a-98c4-4616-8e1d-536e5d2e2f33.rpm

 

Student Name:  LaKeshia Gardner
Program: Doctor of Business Administration
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: Strategies of Competitive Advantage for Small Businesses in the Service Industry
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=840b4db8-4b6d-421e-ac4d-95a67fab6fa0.rpm

 

Student Name:  Alexis Armstrong
Program: Doctor of Business Administration
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic: Human Resource Management Strategies for Small and Medium Enterprise Project Success in St. Lucia
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=e89c24ea-30db-4294-9885-be5c7bb0cdb0.rpm

 

Student Name:  John Makanjuola
Program: Doctor of Nursing Practice
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: Addressing Challenges in Caring for Morbidly Obese by Learning about Bariatric Care
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=5ea86f8c-a04c-4fb3-b545-59141518fe78.rpm

 

Student Name: Munjana Litell 
Program: Doctor of Nursing Practice
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic: Poly Pharmacy and Medication Reconciliation in the Elderly
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=59f9ef11-c73e-42cb-b80b-28759609969a.rpm

 

Student Name:  Shallu Makan
Program: Doctor of Public Health
Type of Call: Proposal Oral
Presentation Topic: Exploring Administrative Practices and African and Hispanic Americans in Advanced Placement
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=9e9e5be8-e00d-49d2-a51c-db6f8c031f24.rpm

 

Student Name:  Nicole Jackson
Program: Doctor of Public Health
Type of Call: Dissertation Oral Defense
Presentation Topic: Exploring Practice Challenges Among Social Work Mitigation Specialists and Interprofessional Supervision Methods
Link: https://wp0.teleconferencingcenter.com/playback/archive?id=e2364515-c747-4309-a208-11808d21ec04.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