The Graduate School has developed a comprehensive Dissertation and Thesis Handbook to assist students through the process and product of a dissertation.
The College of Education has used the Graduate School’s dissertation handbook and modified it to address specific issues relating to Education students. College of Education Dissertation Handbook [pdf] available online [it may take a while to download, especially using a dial-up connection] or hard copies of this handbook are located in the Office of Student Services, 238 Ritter Annex.
- Advanced Standing Request
- Advisory Committee Meeting Form
- Dissertation Proposal Defense Report
- Request for Change in Dissertation Committee
- Dissertation Proposal Transmittal for Elevation to Candidacy
- Announcement of Oral Defense
- Preliminary Examination Report for Doctoral Students
- Final Examination Report for Doctoral Candidates
- Graduation Application for Doctoral Degrees
Additional forms available at: Graduate School: Forms.
The purpose of the College of Education’s annual Dissertation Award is to recognize and reward the most outstanding dissertation defended in the College each year. While all students who successfully defend dissertations in the College are expected to meet high standards of scholarship, this award is designed to recognize the student whose dissertation most demonstrates exemplary creativity, skill, and thoroughness in designing, conducting and writing up research. Dissertations may be qualitative or quantitative and may draw from a variety of disciplines. Only dissertations that have been or will be defended within this academic year will be eligible.
Read more and find out how to apply at College of Education Dissertation Award.