Final Dissertation Defense Complete

Yesterday, I completed the “final defense” of my dissertation.  I had about 12 people who attended in person and about another 10 who attended online.  As my father said after wards, “that wasn’t much of a defense.”  My father is a lawyer and was thinking that “defense” was similar to what happens in a court room.   For me, the final defense was a combination of presentation and celebration of my research and topic regarding online charter schools and at-risk students.  

My presentation lasted about 25 minutes and then there were about 15 minutes of questions and clarifications from my dissertation committee.  The committee conferred and then invited me into their conference room where they had somber looks on their faces.  And then they said, congratulations!  They then signed the “official” document saying that I would be recommended for graduation and for my doctorate!

So, with a few minor edits, my dissertation will be complete and ready to send to the Division of Graduate Studies for final processing and then I can print the final copy…to be bound and officially completed!  

All of my final dissertation docs, including the Elluminate recording from the final defense will soon be posted at robdarrow.wikispaces.com

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