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News & Events in Adult and Higher Education

News & Events - Adult and Higher Education


AHE Student Alert

SUMMER 2014: There will be no Qualifying Exam or Master's Exam. Please register for Fall Exams, dates to be announced.

CANDIDACY EXAM: You must register for Candidacy Exam (CAHA 798), the semester prior, i.e. register for CAHA 798 Summer 2014, register for Candidacy Exam Spring 2014.

Any questions, please contact Dr. Gyant, lgyant@niu.edu


Adult Education Research Conference Presentation

Dr. Lisa M. Baumgartner and doctoral student Eric Niemi will present their paper "I want to be a drug counselor:" Possible selves in persons living with HIV/AIDS at the Adult Education Research Conference in St. Louis, MO in June. For more information on the Adult Education Research Conference, please visit the following website: http://www.umsl.edu/~pcs/noncredit-offerings/aerc.html#.UWR2-Tf_6nk


AHE Doctoral Qualifying Exam Change

Before attempting the candidacy examination, students pursuing the Ed.D. in adult and higher education are required to pass a qualifying examination. This examination must be taken after completion of at least 15, but not more than 24 semester hours of an approved official program of courses, not including deficiency courses or courses taken as part of a master's program.


AHE Doctoral Admission Deadline February 1.

The AHE doctoral program admits students for Fall admission only. To be assured of consideration for admission to the doctoral program in adult and higher education, completed applications and all supporting credentials must be received by the Graduate School no later than February 1 for admission to fall semester.


9th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry

Dr. D. Eric Archer and AHE doctoral student Nicole Buras were selected to present their paper, "Improv"ing in the Boardroom: Improvisation as a Tool for Organizational Development at the 9th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry (QI2013) to be held at the University of Illinois from May 15-18, 2013. For more information about QI2013 and for upcoming conference information please visit their website at http://www.icqi.org/.


New AHE Candidacy Exam Guidelines Effective Fall 2013

New candidacy exam guidelines will be effective Fall 2013. Information about the new candidacy exam procedures can be found at http://www.cedu.niu.edu/cahe/ahe/forms_doc.shtml Please note that students must meet with their dissertation committees one semester prior to enrolling in CAHA 798 under these new guidelines. Also note options for those who have already successfully completed CAHA 798.


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