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    2016 CGS Annual Meeting

    2016 Annual Meeting Program


    Selected PowerPoint presentations from the 2016 CGS 56th Annual Meeting are below. Presentations are in chronological order by each category. Presentations are offered as Adobe Acrobat PDF files. The file size is indicated after the name of each presenter.


    Pre-Meeting Workshop Presentations


    Creating and Sustaining Campus-Wide Career and Professional Development Programs
    Henry Campa and Judith Stoddart (5.26 MB)


    Master's Level Enrollment Management
    Lynn M. Maurer (1.5 MB)

    M.J.T. Smith (1.2 KB)



    Review of Graduate Programs: Master's and Doctoral
    Mark Garrison (545 KB)

    Scott Herness (1.89 MB)

    Heather Zwicker (484 KB)


    Preparing for Crisis Communications
    Karen DePauw (2.0 MB)

    Amy Hurd (1.3 MB)

    Ron Vetter (1.5 MB)

    Ron Vetter (2.0 KB)


    Post Docs
    Elizabeth Watkins and Michael Zryd 1.01 MB)


    Building Competency Based Master's Programs
    Aaron M. Brower (255 MB)

    Anthony Scheffler (255 MB)


    Supporting Student's Writing and Degree Completion: Boot Camps, Write-Ins and Writing Retreats
    Cari Moorehead and Jovana Milosavljevic (3.24 MB)

    Pamela Carmines (2.8 MB)



    Concurrent Sessions Presentations


    Engaging International Graduate Alumni
    Pushpa Murthy (3.46 KB)

    Robin Garrell (243 KB)


    The Emerging Master's Degree
    Beth Boehm, Paul Gemperline, James Marshall and Bob Augustine (3.79 MB)


    Creating A PHD for A New Generation of Humanities Students: Sparking Cultural Change
    Eva Badowska (1.02 MB)


    Developing Thriving Online Graduate Programs
    Cheryl Addy (114 KB)
    Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko (8.96 MB)
    Lynn Maurer (181 KB)


    International Competition For Master's Students

    Keiichiro Yoshinaga (75 KB)


    Redesigning The Survey Of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates In Sciences and Engineering (GSS)

    Kelly Kang, Patricia Green, Peter Einaudi (552 KB)


    The Role of Mentoring In Enhancing Graduate Student Diversity
    JoAnn Canales, Henry Frierson and Melissa McDaniels (5.8 MB)


    The Future Of The Dissertation
    Brandy Randall (669 KB)


    Stackable Graduate Certificates and Customizable Master's Degrees
    Charles Taber (573 MB)

    Kerry Wilks (2.05 MB)



    What Is A Doctorate? A Global Conversation
    Bernadette Franco (500 KB)


    Promoting Laboratory Safety: Role Of The Graduate Dean
    Mark McLellan (2.45 MB)


    Ethics In The Era of Big Data
    Anna Harvey (429 KB)

    William Tate (34 KB)


    The Public and Private Value Of Master's Education: A Focused Discussion
    Mark Sheridan and Christopher Sindt (1.68 MB)


    Lessons From Alliances For Graduate Education and The Professoriate (AGEP)
    M.J.T. Smith (361 KB)

    Karen Butler Purry (690 KB)



    Prior Learning Assessment In Graduate Education
    William Ayres (360 KB)

    Robert Wojtowicz (560 KB)


    Reinventing Graduate Orientation
    Jeffrey Franke (850 KB)



    Plenary Sessions Presentations


    Strategic Business-Higher Education Partnerships: Impact on Graduate and Undergraduate Education
    Brian Fitzgerald (593 KB)


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