Appreciative Education in Action Webinar

Have You Ever Thought About Pursuing a Doctorate?

Thursday, Apr. 1 | Noon – 1 p.m. (Eastern Time)

Featuring: Jenny Bloom, EdD, Florida Atlantic University
Jesse Ford, PhD, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Have you ever thought about pursuing a doctorate? If so, attend this informative webinar to learn more about what is involved with pursuing such a goal. This engaging webinar will offer practical information and insights into the distinction between EdD and PhD degrees, and the definitions of common terms such as qualifying exam, preliminary exam, final defense, and depositing. We will also share the 10 stages of doctoral work. Whether you are thinking about applying to a doctoral program, or you are already in the middle of your doctoral pursuit, this session will provide you with helpful suggestions for making the process meaningful and more efficient.

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