Students enrolling In EDHE 799 should see their Advisor for assistance about the number of dissertation credits that are appropriate for this semester.
This course is not delivered by distance media; it is driven by an agreement between the instructor and the student. Typical examples are thesis, research, internship, and other courses where the objectives and activities are determined jointly by the instructor and the student. In most cases, the agreement on course activities and objectives is reached with the student and advisor or instructor before enrollment in the course. During the course, the instructor and student communicate by any convenient means, usually phone and email.
This course has an online component delivered through Canvas.
This course can be applied toward:
Approval of advisor needed to register. All students working on dissertation need to register for at least one EDHE 799 credit.
Textbooks and Materials
For textbook information, please contact your instructor.
Susan A. Lynham, Ph.D.
Dr. Lynham is an Associate Professor at Colorado State University and Chair of the Organizational Learning, Performance and Change (OLPC) Program Area in the School of Education.
She earned her M.A. degree in Organizational Leadership from the University of St. Catherine, Minnesota. Her M.Ed. and Ph.D. degrees in Human Resource Development are from the University of Minnesota, where she graduated in 2000. Susan has over 20 years practical experience in human resource development (HRD), with a special passion for organization development (OD), and has consulted and presented nationally and internationally in these areas. She has also taught at a number of academic institutions during her career, including the University of Minnesota, Louisiana State University, and Texas A&M University.
Susan focuses her teaching and research expertise in the areas of responsible leadership, scenario planning based leadership development, national human resource development, constructivist inquiry, and theory development in applied disciplines. She is an engaged member of the HRD scholarly community, both locally and abroad. As such she has served as an elected board member of the Academy of Human Resource Development, is the past Editor-in-Chief of the Academy of Human Resource Development journal Advances in Developing Human Resources, and serves on the editorial board of a number of core journals in the field.
A native of South Africa, Dr. Lynham enjoys regular visits to her home country—for purposes of both pleasure and work! The diversity of her background enables her to study and practice her field across a spectrum of national cultures, and contexts of complexity.
Jill Zarestky, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the School of Education, Adult Education and Training Specialization, at Colorado State University. Her research interests include nonformal and community-based adult education, art-based learning, and issues of feminism, globalization, and social justice. As a former mathematics faculty member, she also continues interdisciplinary collaborations in STEM education in university and community college settings. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, her master’s degree in Computational and Applied Mathematics from the University of Texas, Austin, and her doctorate in Educational Human Resource Development, with a specialization in Adult Education, from Texas A&M University.
Dr. Gene Gloeckner is a professor with the School of Education. He has taught research design and grant writing courses for over 15 years. He has a successful record of winning grants from federal agencies (NSF, U.S. Department of Education, USIA), state agencies foundations, and corporations.
Dr. Sharon K. Anderson is an Associate Professor in the School of Education with a special appointment in the Department of Psychology at Colorado State University. Among other courses, Dr. Anderson teaches Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling, Mental Health Issues, and Educational Psychology.
Dr. Anderson received her Ph.D. from the University of Denver in 1993 in the field of counseling psychology, and has worked as a psychotherapist and as a university staff psychologist.
Learn more at: http://www.soe.chhs.colostate.edu/faculty-staff/anderson.aspx
Ph.D. Professional Studies (Adult-Higher Education Administration, Organizational Behavior), Iowa State University; M.Ed. Student personnel Administration, Colorado State University; B.A. Social Work, Colorado State University; Institute of Higher Education Management, Harvard University.
Dr. Kuk currently is an Associate Professor at CSU. Her teaching areas are in higher education administration, organizational behavior, higher education finance, leadership and student development and adult learning.
Dr. Leann M.R. Kaiser is an assistant professor in the School of Education, Adult Education and Training Specialization at Colorado State University. She graduated from the University of Wyoming with her Ph.D. in Adult and Post Secondary Education. She also holds a B.S. from the University of Wyoming and an M.S. from Arizona State University, both in outdoor education/recreation. Leann's research interests encompass adult teaching and learning theory, transformational learning and distance student educational experiences. Leann has taught in the fields of adult education and outdoor education at the post-secondary level since 2001. Additional professional experiences include work in natural resource education programming and public land management.
Don Quick, Ph.D. is an assistant professor with the School of Education at Colorado State University. His research focuses on adult teaching and learning and distance technology in higher education. His work history includes several years of experience in the computer industry as technician, engineer, trainer, and manager. He has also developed and taught several workshops and courses in adult learning, health and safety, and computer applications, and he has been teaching online AET courses since 1999.