April 2017: DCU pleased with data/student rewards DN's help with flowers
April 26th was a happy day! Alana was on our flagship's campus and DCU was pleased with our delivery of a second year of professional development results. So much so that the school will offer DN to all its Doctoral students next year.
The capstone for the day, however, was this beautiful, rich bouquet of flowers, given to Alana by a grateful student.
DoctoralNet Limited Announces MastersNet is Ready for Testing
Dr Alana James, CEO of DoctoralNet Limited announced that MastersNet is in its final stages of development and will be ready shortly for testing with students. Built upon the same concepts of a suited of small technologies, each aimed directly at a known tension experienced by students as they finish their final projects, MastersNet has two goals:
- To follow along with the style of DoctoralNet's maps, automations©, and articles as aids for research masters students.
- To focus tools directly on both academic writing and critical thinking for all Masters students and across disciplines.
Negotiations are underway with two universities in the US as pilot sites but, according to Dr James, "we can turn these tools on quickly and would still be able to set up for other trials to take place in the fall semester 2016."
DocNet & Enterprise Ireland Host Meeting at Irish Consulate in NYC
March 11, 2016
DoctoralNet Ltd, Sage Publications, Enterprise Ireland and the Irish Consulate in NYC worked together to provide a breakfast meeting for Provosts and Deans of nearby universities. Attendees enjoyed a discussion of the changes and possible futures of graduate education.