CAS Comprehensive Examination
Procedures for the CAS Comprehensive Examination are identical to those for the new Doctoral Comprehensive Examination, but the evaluation criteria reflect the objectives of the CAS.
- Understand educational research and theory and apply it to explain practical situations and improve practice;
- Display expertise/deep knowledge of teaching and learning in their particular area of specialization.
Changes in Ph.D Requirements for students who started the program in Fall 2012 or later. View this Prezi for more information on the Ph.D timeline.
Click here for the Doctoral Handbook
Explanation of the Research Tool Exam Requirements and Exemplars of the Research Tool Exam for students who enrolled in the doctoral program prior to Fall 2012: Example 1 and Example 2
Exemplars of the Comprehensive Exam for students who enrolled in the doctoral program prior to Fall 2012: Example 1 and Example 2
Example of Dissertation
Doctoral Student Forum - DOCTORAL LISTSERV
ETAP Doctoral Student Forum is a listserv offered by the Academic Computing Department of the University at Albany. It opens a channel for doctoral students to communicate in a vibrant online community. It is moderated by a doctoral student.
To subscribe to ETAP Forum, just send an email to LISTSERV@listserv.albany.edu and place the following command in the message body:
SUBSCRIBE ETAPFORUM Your Name
LISTSERV will send you an e-mail message asking you to confirm your subscription command. Please follow the instructions to finish processing your subscription. Once you have confirmed, you will receive a welcome message from LISTSERV that contains important LISTSERV information. You should save the e-mail for future reference, since it also tells you how to remove yourself from the list if you so choose.