Nova Scotia Inter-University Doctoral Program in Educational Studies

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A uniquely Nova Scotian program offering exciting opportunities for PhD studies with Atlantic Canada's finest educational scholars and researchers.

Nova Scotia universities have joined together to offer a world-class doctoral program that draws upon the collective resources of a renowned scholarly community.

The Nova Scotia PhD Program in Educational Studies helps talented scholars develop rich knowledge and advanced research skills so important in today's rapidly changing world.

This innovative and state-of-the-art program includes:

Graduates of the program are ideally placed to play leadership roles in a range of academic and professional organizations.


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Comprehensive Portfolio Presentation

There are currently no comprehensive portfolio presentations scheduled.

Dissertation Defense

PhD Candidate, Colin King will defend his doctoral dissertation entitled, Un-TPACK-ing Athletic Therapy Education in Canada: An Exploration of an Innovative Case-Based Learning Approach.

Date: Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Location: Acadia University, Meeting Room, KC Irving Environmental Science Centre

Supervisor: Dr. Gregory MacKinnon (Acadia)

Committee Member: Dr. Jim MacLeod (Acadia)
Committee Member: Dr. Dan Robinson (StFX)
Committee Member: Dr. Betul Czerkawski (Arizona)

External Examiner: Dr. Anna MacLeod (Dal)

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Dissertation Proposal Presentation

PhD Candidate, Mehrdad Shahidi will present his doctoral dissertation proposal entitled, The Interrelationship amongst Depression, Loneliness, Self-Regulation, and Academic Achievement in Canadian and International Students.

Date: Friday, August 25, 2017

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Location: Mount Saint Vincent University, Seton Academic Centre, Room 403

Supervisor: Dr. Fred French (MSVU)

Committee Member: Dr. Carmel French (MSVU)
Committee Member: Dr. Stanley Kutcher (Dalhousie)

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