Exploring Nontraditional Options for PhD Qualifying Examinations and Dissertations
2:00-3:00 pm (ET)
Nationwide, many PhD programs are considering non-traditional options for qualifying examinations and dissertations. This webinar examines two nontraditional options and experience gained from their implementation. During the webinar a former PhD student will share her personal experiences related to her nontraditional manuscript-based dissertation. At the end of the webinar participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and share experiences with these nontraditional options.
- Discuss examples of nontraditional qualifying examinations and dissertation options
- Describe implementing the nontraditional manuscript option from a PhD student perspective
Pricing and CE Credit
This webinar is free and open to everyone including non-members, communities of interest, practice representatives, and AACN member schools including deans, faculty, staff, and students.
Continuing Education Credits:
Eligible attendees may receive one continuing nursing education (CNE) contact hour for participating in this webinar. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is an accredited CNE-provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Professor and PhD Program Director
University of Florida
College of Nursing
Dr. Jennifer Harrison Elder is a Professor and Director of the PhD Program at the University of Florida’s College of Nursing. Dr. Elder has spent 35 years studying autism and related child neuropsychiatric disorders, methods of educating families, and reducing caregiver stress of children with autism. Dr. Elder has been the primary investigator on four NIH/NINR grants and Co-Investigator on three others. She currently directs a Tier III project funded by the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). She is a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and Distinguished Alumna at Augusta University. She frequently reviews for NIH, American Nurses Foundation, U.S. Department of Defense, and referred to in journals both in and outside the field of nursing. Her teaching and mentoring has been recognized with a Howard Hughes Mentoring Institute Distinguished Mentor Award, two University of Florida Superior Accomplishment Awards, and three University of Florida Research Professorship Awards.