EHE Graduate Student Writing Group Spring 2024

 

The EHE Graduate Student Writing Group will resume every Wednesday and Thursday beginning next Wednesday, January 31, 2024, from 6:30 am until 8 am EST. To remind you, this group is open to all students and faculty who benefit from structured writing. It’s a simple setup… log in, write quietly for 90 minutes, and log off. There is no coaching or discussion on your writing skills, just a quiet writing accountability space. Take advantage of this time to work on a manuscript, class assignment, dissertation, conference proposal, etc. Please share this within your networks. Happy writing!

 

Topic: EHE Graduate Student Writing Group

Time: Every Wednesday and Thursday beginning January 31, 2024, from 6:30 am until 8 am

 

Join Zoom Meeting:

https://osu.zoom.us/j/96502761885?pwd=R1U3YjBPaDd6UWl2UmJ6UlFTblk2QT09

Meeting ID: 965 0276 1885

Password: 281561

Make Your Plan for Comps, Candidacy, and Your Final Semester!

Are you planning for your candidacy exams? Do you know what it means to be a doctoral candidate? Are you a graduate student preparing for your final semester? All of these processes can be confusing for both students and faculty advisors. Join us for events designed to answer common questions, clarify important dates and deadlines, and outline policies and procedures to make processes more simple and easy to understand.


Time to Graduate! Your Guide to the Final Semester

For all graduate students planning to graduate this spring
All events on Zoom
Click the link below to register


Preparing for Comps and Candidacy

 

For all doctoral students planning to complete their candidacy exams soon
All events on Zoom
Click the link below to register


 

EHE Dissertation Applications Due January 19

The College of Education and Human Ecology, in partnership with the Educational Studies Graduate Studies Committee , awards graduate dissertation research fellowships each academic year, based on availability of funds. The intent of the Dissertation Fellowships is to support outstanding students in the completion of their programs, by allowing them to focus on their dissertation research.

Eligibility
Doctoral students who have successfully passed candidacy or will be in candidacy beginning in Summer 2024.
Please follow these instructions when assembling your application.

Application Requirements

Cover letter that includes the following information:

  • Name.
  • Department.
  • Program area.
  • Degree.
  • Address.
  • Work telephone.
  • Home telephone.
  • Email.
  • Major advisor.
  • GPA.
  • Date candidacy exam completed or when scheduled.
  • Date application submitted.
  • Signature.

Research Proposal
Up to a 6-page proposal (excluding references and appendix section), single-spaced, 12-point font, of the student’s dissertation research which must include the following sections:

  • Background and significance.
  • Data collection plan.
  • Research design and methods.
  • Timeline for proposed research.

Advisor Letter
Letter of support from the major advisor that:

  • Confirms that the submitted proposal is the basis for the dissertation research and that funds for conducting the planned project are available, if necessary (indicate source of such funds).
  • Comments on the student’s research performance to date, and quality and potential impact of the proposed research.
  • Comments on the proposed timeline for the dissertation research and the students’ readiness to undertake the planned project.
  • Comments on the how the student aligns with the department’s mission statement.
  • Indicates expectations for the student’s post-doctoral career and the likelihood of the student’s future success in their scholarly field.

Recommendation Letters
Recommendation letters from two faculty members other than the major advisor that:

  • Comments on the student’s research performance and the quality of the proposed research plan.
  • Indicates expectations and likelihood of success for student’s post-doctoral career.

Curriculum Vita
Curriculum vita containing information on:

  • Peer-reviewed publications; manuscripts that have been submitted and are under review by application deadline should be listed, including abstracts and proceedings (indicate whether peer-reviewed).
  • Presentations at professional conferences.
  • Recognition, honors, and awards (local and national).
  • Involvement in professional and community organizations.

Advising Report
Advising Report from Graduate School (log into Buckeye Link to retrieve your advising report)

Application Deadline and Submission Information

Email the entire PDF (without the letters of recommendations) application packet by 5 p.m. EST, Friday, January 19, 2024, to ehe-es-gsc-chair@osu.edu.

Faculty who are writing letters of recommendation can send them separately to ehe-es-gsc-chair@osu.edu.

Spring 2024 Graduation Applications

Apply by Friday, January 26 in GRADFORMS

  • Schedule an appointment with your faculty advisor.
  • Review program plan/degree audit making sure you meet all requirements for graduation.
  • Use your program plan/degree audit to guide your discussion during appointment.
  • Register and pay for 3 graduate credit hours.
  • Make sure that you have no missing grades, incompletes, EN grades or holds on your account.
  • Submit your program plan to the student services office via email at edstudies@osu.edu
  • Based on graduation review/clearance, your application to graduate is either approved or denied in GRADFORMS.

All PhD and EdD students

  • Submit signed program plans and annual reviews via email at Edstudies@osu.edu.
  • Email confirmations can be used in lieu of signatures for students and advisors.
  • All course substitutions will need to be taken care of before submitting your program plan and annual reviews. You will need to let student services know in advance what courses were approved to be taken. Documentation/approval from your advisor for the substitution must be on file in the student services office.
  • Final semester procedures for doctoral students can be found on the Graduate School web site for procedures for your final semester.

All MA, MLT and EdS students 

  • Submit one of the following via email at Edstudies@osu.edu. A) Program plan or B) PDF version of Degree Audit. Students only need to submit one or the other. Learn how to run your degree here.
  • Email confirmations can be in lieu of signatures for students and advisors.
  • Degree Audit Only-Advisor Review is the only requirement that can be incomplete prior to submitting your audit; no other missing requirements should be on your audit.
  • All course substitutions will need to be taken care of before submitting your program plan/degree audit. You will need to let student services know in advance what courses were approved to be taken. Documentation/approval from your advisor for the substitution must be on file in the student services office.
  • Final semester procedures for master students can be found on the Graduate School web site for procedures for your final semester.

Dates to keep in mind (from the Grad School’s Graduation Calendar)

  • January 26, 2024  >> ONLINE Applications to Graduate. Final date set by Graduate School.
  • April 12, 2024 >> Master Examination Report Forms must be submitted electronically by the student’s advisors. Doctoral Examinations Report Forms must be completed and submitted electronically on or before the given date.
  • April 19, 2024 >> Approved thesis and dissertation documents (for PhD and Master’s with thesis option students) must be submitted and accepted. Students are encouraged to get the documents uploaded a day early in case they experience challenges with submissions.
  • May 1, 2024 >> EHE Commencement for Master’s, Specialist and Doctoral Graduates
  • May 5, 2024 >> Spring 2024 Commencement
  • May 6, 2024 >> End of Semester deadline

Ed Studies is Hiring! Senior Academic Program Services Specialist Position Open

The Department of Educational Studies is hiring a Senior Academic Program Services Specialist. The ideal candidate for this position has a strong background working with college students and is familiar with recruitment, admissions, and academic advising processes in a higher education institution.

Under the direction and supervision of the Director of Student Services, this position focuses on providing an opportunity for a talented candidate to oversee and develop the programs in the Student Services area affiliated with the Recruitment, Orientation, and Retention of Graduate Students for Educational Studies. This includes developing and implementing a strategic recruitment plan that includes both in-state and out-of-state travel with some weekend and evening hours, including in-person and online recruiting events to generate interest and enrollment in Educational Studies academic programs; create on-campus recruiting initiatives in collaboration with the department; implement and manage a communications plan including social media for recruiting at colleges, universities, and K-12 schools in collaboration with the Director, develop recruitment materials in partnership with the college development office, supervise and manage special events for recruiting; oversee the day-to-day office communication and administer informational materials for the department, students, and staff; oversee listserv management for current and prospective students, direct communication with applicants and admitted students; advise prospective students expressing an interest in our graduate programs, approve and manage the transfer of graduate credit process, support department leadership with course promotion and registration and enrollment, oversee and manage special programs and degree enhancements such as graduate minors, graduate interdisciplinary specializations, and graduate certificates, create strategic recruitment partnerships across programs in the department; measure and evaluate the success of recruitment programs, communications, and special projects; collaborate with the Admissions Specialist to monitor matriculation of students, communicate with faculty about matriculated students, supervise the rollout of the online new student orientation, and arrange student services staff visits to program orientations.


Applications will be open until November 8, 2023.

 

Internal Ohio State applicants:

https://www.myworkday.com/osu/d/inst/15$392530/9925$197827.htmld

External applicants:

https://osu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/OSUCareers/job/Columbus-Campus/Senior-Academic-Program-Services-Specialist_R92097-1

Questions? Contact Ryan Provost at provost.17@osu.edu.


 

Graduate Associate Teaching Award (GATA) Nominations Open until November 15

This is a reminder that nominations for the Graduate Associate Teaching Award (GATA) are open via Qualtrics. Every year,  graduate students take on the responsibility to teach and find new ways to enrich the student experience at Ohio State. The Graduate School is excited to honor the incredible GTAs who have positively impacted the education of their students through their teaching and mentoring.

Nominations for the 2023-2024 GATA will close on November 15, 2023, at 5:00PM. Late submissions will not be considered. After nominations have closed, Graduate School Fellowship Services will reach out to all eligible nominees with information regarding the GATA Student Workshop that will occur later in the fall semester.

GATA applications will begin being accepted via GradAwards on December 4, 2023. Final application materials must be submitted as one single combined PDF document. The final packet may be uploaded by the student’s Program Coordinator to the GradAwards system, or they may be emailed directly to grad-schoolfellowships@osu.edu by February 14, 2024, by the 5:00PM Eastern Time deadline. Any submission received after the deadline or containing multiple files will not be considered.

If you have any additional questions, please reference the Graduate Associate Teaching Award (GATA) webpage or email grad-schoolfellowships@osu.edu, and we would be happy to assist. Please feel free to share this information with colleagues and graduate studies communities in your respective areas.

EHE Graduate Student Writing Group

In 2021, Dr. Rhodesia McMillian started an EHE writing group for Ed Policy students. But it grew, and graduate students from across the college and campus would join. This semester, Dr. McMillian will reinstitute the EHE Graduate Student Writing Group. It is open to all students and faculty who benefit from structured writing. It’s a simple setup… log in, write quietly for 90 minutes, and log off. There is no coaching or discussion on your writing skills, just a quiet writing accountability space. You can use this time to work on a manuscript, class assignment, dissertation, conference proposal, etc.

  • Topic: EHE Graduate Student Writing Group
  • Time: Every Wednesday beginning September 20, 2023, from 6:30-8 a.m.
    Every Thursday beginning September 21, 2023, from 5:30-7 p.m.

Join Zoom Meeting:
https://osu.zoom.us/j/96502761885?pwd=MFQ3NlhPVlk2NlI5bk5JWWFXejQ4QT09
Meeting ID: 965 0276 1885
Password: 386954

Make Your Plan for Comps, Candidacy, and Your Final Semester!

Are you planning for your candidacy exams? Do you know what it means to be a doctoral candidate? Are you a graduate student preparing for your final semester? All of these processes can be confusing for both students and faculty advisors. Join us for events designed to answer common questions, clarify important dates and deadlines, and outline policies and procedures to make processes more simple and easy to understand.


Preparing for Comps and Candidacy

For all doctoral students currently taking or preparing for their candidacy exams
Click the link below to register

  • September 14 at Noon on Zoom (Register)
  • October 3 at Noon in Ramseyer 136 (Register)

Time to Graduate! Your Guide to the Final Semester

For all graduate students planning to graduate this summer
Click the link below to register

  • September 21 at Noon in Ramseyer 136 (Register)

Autumn 2023 Graduation Applications

Apply by Friday, September 8 in GRADFORMS

  • Schedule an appointment with your faculty advisor.
  • Review program plan/degree audit making sure you meet all requirements for graduation.
  • Use your program plan/degree audit to guide your discussion during appointment.
  • Register and pay for 3 graduate credit hours.
  • Make sure that you have no missing grades, incompletes, EN grades or holds on your account.
  • Submit your program plan to the student services office via email at edstudies@osu.edu
  • Based on graduation review/clearance, your application to graduate is either approved or denied in GRADFORMS.

All PhD and EdD students

  • Submit signed program plans and annual reviews via email at Edstudies@osu.edu.
  • Email confirmations can be used in lieu of signatures for students and advisors.
  • All course substitutions will need to be taken care of before submitting your program plan and annual reviews. You will need to let student services know in advance what courses were approved to be taken. Documentation/approval from your advisor for the substitution must be on file in the student services office.
  • Final semester procedures for doctoral students can be found on the Graduate School web site for procedures for your final semester.

All MA, MLT and EdS students 

  • Submit one of the following via email at Edstudies@osu.edu. A) Program plan or B) PDF version of Degree Audit. Students only need to submit one or the other. Learn how to run your degree here.
  • Email confirmations can be in lieu of signatures for students and advisors.
  • Degree Audit Only-Advisor Review is the only requirement that can be incomplete prior to submitting your audit; no other missing requirements should be on your audit.
  • All course substitutions will need to be taken care of before submitting your program plan/degree audit. You will need to let student services know in advance what courses were approved to be taken. Documentation/approval from your advisor for the substitution must be on file in the student services office.
  • Final semester procedures for master students can be found on the Graduate School web site for procedures for your final semester.

Dates to keep in mind (from the Grad School’s Graduation Calendar)

  • September 8, 2023  >> ONLINE Applications to Graduate. Final date set by Graduate School.
  • November 22, 2023 >> Master Examination Report Forms must be submitted electronically by the student’s advisors. Doctoral Examinations Report Forms must be completed and submitted electronically on or before the given date.
  • December 1, 2023 >> Approved thesis and dissertation documents (for PhD and Master’s with thesis option students) must be submitted and accepted. Students are encouraged to get the documents uploaded a day early in case they experience challenges with submissions.
  • December 17, 2023 >> Autumn 2023 Commencement
  • January 5, 2024 >> End of Semester deadline