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  • 1.  Looking for recommendation re: Doctor of Education (research degree)

    Posted 18-04-2022 03:47 PM
    Dear all,
    I am sure there are a lot of experts who take part in these discussions and that is why I thought it would be a good idea to post a message here. I am looking for recommendation regarding pursuing my post graduate studies. I did my undergraduate at Purdue University, West Lafayette and my MA at the American University in Cairo in Teaching English as a Foreign Language. Attached is my bio and resume. For the past year, I have been thinking of starting my Doctor of Education. I am looking for a research based degree rather than courses/modules based. I would highly appreciate if you could suggest ideas on how to start on that. I am looking for well reputed universities that offer such degrees, may be names of professors who would agree to take in one more post graduate student and the starting point to start applying.
    I am currently in Egypt working on a project that should be over sometime in 2022 then I will head back to the States. But I am flexible if there are possibilities in Europe as well as in the States.
    Please let me know what you think

    Abeer Okaz


  • 2.  RE: Looking for recommendation re: Doctor of Education (research degree)

    Posted 20-04-2022 11:19 AM
    Hi Abeer
    We have a research focused PhD program in Bilingual/ESL Education at Texas A&M University. You can contact me if you need more information.
    Zohreh Eslami
    Educational Psychology
    Texas A&M University

    Zoreh Eslami
    Texas A&M University
    United States

  • 3.  RE: Looking for recommendation re: Doctor of Education (research degree)

    Posted 21-04-2022 12:48 AM
    Edited by Jane Hoelker 21-04-2022 12:48 AM
    Dear Abeer,

    School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vt has started a Phd in Ed Psych. It takes after the British system and is very individualized. Financial aid is possible. SIT has laid the groundwork for aid with the banking connections. I loved my time at SIT and still remain connected with my friends that I made there. Good luck in your future, Abeer!


    Jane Hoelker
    Writing Instructor
    Nazarbayev University
    Nur-sultan, Kazakhstan