NATIONAL CENTER FOR
ACADEMIC & DISSERTATION
EXCELLENCE
Academic Success Programs
Writing
Assessment
Process
evaluation of
writing skills;
mandatory for all
new students;
onlin...
• Your first of three formal reviews will occur at
any point during the drafting process for your
proposal.
• Some student...
• The second of three formal reviews will take
place after your proposal has been approved
and before IRB approval.
• Diss...
• The final review will take place just before you
submit your completed draft to your
committee for approval.
• A DWE wil...
DWE Role
• APA format
– Manuscript structure
– Unbiased style
– Citations, formatting, data presentation
• Literature re...
ME Role
• Helping students with the construction of their research
questions
• Discussing and suggesting appropriate resea...
Goal: High-quality scholarship
• Thorough review of current scientific
knowledge
• Clear presentation of hypotheses
• Sele...
Summary
• Three full dissertation reviews by DWE
• Three methodology reviews by ME
• Continuous feedback
– Communication b...
Thank You!
Questions?
Email: ncade@thechicagoschool.edu
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National Center for Academic & Dissertation Excellence

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology introduces their National Center for Academic and Dissertation Excellence and its services to dissertators.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Transcripts - National Center for Academic & Dissertation Excellence

  • 1. NATIONAL CENTER FOR ACADEMIC & DISSERTATION EXCELLENCE
  • 2. Academic Success Programs Writing Assessment Process evaluation of writing skills; mandatory for all new students; online Academic Writing Seminar Individual Academic Support Writing Coaches Dissertation, Thesis, and ARP Support Writing eTutors Dissertation Writing Experts • Consultations (DWE) Assistance with IRB Applications Time Management & Learning Skills Methodology Experts • Consultations (ME) Dissertation Copy Editing • Online • Consultations • Online • On-ground & online • On-ground & • Consultations online • On-ground & online • Post-defense • Online Advanced Research Paper Instruction • Online
  • 3. • Your first of three formal reviews will occur at any point during the drafting process for your proposal. • Some students will be required to submit to Phase 1 within their first dissertation course, other students will decide when to submit for their first review. (Check with your chair if you have questions!)
  • 4. • The second of three formal reviews will take place after your proposal has been approved and before IRB approval. • Dissertation Writing Experts and a methodologist will be available to help prepare a polished IRB application.
  • 5. • The final review will take place just before you submit your completed draft to your committee for approval. • A DWE will help to ensure clarity, proper formatting, proper grammar, and that APA style is adhered to. • A ME will help to ensure the presentation of data is as effective as possible.
  • 6. DWE Role • APA format – Manuscript structure – Unbiased style – Citations, formatting, data presentation • Literature review – Linear prose – Transitions – Unbiased style • Cohesion, logical flow, science
  • 7. ME Role • Helping students with the construction of their research questions • Discussing and suggesting appropriate research methods • Reviewing IRB application materials before submission • Providing consultation services on data collection options • Providing consultation services on data analysis methods • Trouble-shooting imperfections in data sets • Reviewing students’ studies to ensure research questions are addressed
  • 8. Goal: High-quality scholarship • Thorough review of current scientific knowledge • Clear presentation of hypotheses • Selection of appropriate methods • Clear presentation of results • Valid conclusions
  • 9. Summary • Three full dissertation reviews by DWE • Three methodology reviews by ME • Continuous feedback – Communication between student, dissertation chair, and NCADE – Quick/minor issues addressed as necessary • Timely development of expertise
  • 10. Thank You! Questions? Email: ncade@thechicagoschool.edu