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EDHE 799 - Dissertation

  • 1 - 18 credits
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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.

Prerequisite

Written consent of advisor.

Important Information

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.

Instructors

Kelly McKenna
Kelly McKenna

Kelly.McKenna@colostate.edu

Dr. Kelly McKenna is an Associate Professor in the Adult Education and Training Program in the School of Education at Colorado State University. She graduated with her Ph.D. in Educational Technology from the University of Northern Colorado. She also holds an M.Ed. in Education and Human Resources Studies with a Specialization in Adult Education and Training and a B.A., both from Colorado State University. Kelly’s research interests lie in the field of adult education, with research objectives aimed to support adult learners in their educational and occupational endeavors by creating optimal learning environments and facilitating successful student experiences. She focuses on distance education, the use of technology to enhance teaching and learning, and learning communities.

Linda Kuk

9704917243 | Linda.Kuk@colostate.edu

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.

Susana Maria Munoz

Susana.Munoz@colostate.edu

Ryan P. Barone

9704916384 | Ryan.Barone@colostate.edu

Ryan P. Barone, Ph.D., is the Assistant Vice President for Student Success at Colorado State University reporting dually to Academic and Student Affairs, where he is also an affiliated faculty member in the Student Affairs in Higher Education and Higher Education Leadership graduate programs. Dr. Barone received his B.S. from SUNY Fredonia, his M.S. from Colorado State University, and his Ph.D. from the University of Denver in Higher Education with a specialization in Diversity and Higher Learning. He has published or co-published book chapters, peer-reviewed journal articles, and presented sessions and delivered keynote addresses at regional and national conferences on topics related to social justice, equity in community colleges, interpersonal violence prevention, and closing achievement gaps.

Dae Seok Chai

daeseok.chai@colostate.edu

An assistant professor in the Organizational Learning, Performance, and Change (OLPC) Program, Dr. Dae Seok Chai (Ph.D., G.P.H.R) teaches courses in change leadership, organizational culture and globalization, and the neuroscience of change leadership. Before his doctoral journey at Texas A&M University, Dr. Chai designed and delivered various training programs on change management, cultural diversity, global talent development, and leadership for a large Korean conglomerate. During his doctoral studies, as a subject matter expert and training designer, he consulted with Hyundai Automobile and the Korean Ministry of Employment and Labor developing several hybrid training programs. Dr. Chai received a B.S.Ed. in Business Education from the University of Georgia, a M.Ed. in Human Resource Development (HRD) from the University of Minnesota, and a Ph.D. in HRD from Texas A&M University.

During his academic training, he was awarded several certificates: (a) Advanced Research Methods, (b) Global Professional in Human Resources, (c) College Teaching, (d) Adult Education, and (e) Georgia Educator Certificate. Dr. Chai has three research interests: expatriate effectiveness, organization change and development in an international context, and leadership in diverse cultural contexts. Within these interests, Dr. Chai has been a proactive and passionate researcher with a record of six co-authored refereed journal articles, two book chapters, and 16 peer-reviewed conference proceedings. The quality of his research was recognized by the Academy of Human Resource Development through its Cutting Edge Award. Dr. Chai is a member of the Academy of Human Resource Development where he chairs the conference’s International, Global and Cross Cultural Issues Track, and the Academy of Management where he serves as a reviewer.