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January First Phriday Workshop

How to Navigate Doctoral Programs as An International Student

Dr. Min Liu (Educational Psychology)

Dr. Seungoh Paek (Educational Technology)

Dr. Mari Yoshihara (American Studies)


April First Phriday Workshop

Dr. Ellen Hoffman at our April Workshop

COEDSA was honored to have Dr. Ellen Hoffman provide a presentation that assisted students in identifying the purpose of their research.  Her presentation, entitled “Is there a problem out there?”  provided useful information and suggestions.  Dr. Hoffman discussed many aspects of research such as the process, the question, the purpose, and the problem statement.

May First Phriday Workshop

(L-R) Dr. Thomas Christ, Cherilyn Inouye (COEDSA chair), Dr. Anne Freese, and Dr. Baoyan Cheng.

Mahalo nui loa to our guest speakers for their helpful and insightful presentations to COEDSA members on Friday, May 6th, 2011.


COEDSA members at after-workshop dinner,  Kohnotori Japanese restaurant.

Novmber First Phriday Workshop

(L-R) COEDSA Council Chair Cherilyn Inouye, Dr. Bryan G. Cook, COEDSA Council member Kevin Lima.

“The Writing and Publishing Rules of the APA Style”  by guest speaker Dr. Bryan G. Cook.


New COE PhD Students Orientation

General session in the College Collaboration Center.


Panel discussion.


Technology presentation provided by Kimble McCann, PhD student, and COEDSA council member.


Lunch was provided by the College of Education.


The new 2011-2012 COE PhD students.


COEDSA Council Members and adviser, Dr. Kavita Rao, standing, second from left.


COEDSA Council member Eddie Gose.

September First Phriday Workshop

On Friday, September 2, 2011 COEDSA sponsored an EndNote workshop UH Manoa’s  Hamilton Library.  COEDSA was honored to have Ms. Allie Jordan, MLISc, Department of Library and Information Science, provide a comprehensive explanation of EndNote, a software tool for publishing and managing bibliographies.

Ms. Allie Jordan speaking at the workshop.


The hands-on presentation was held at a computer lab.


Discussions of the workshop and the PhD process were conducted at Chili's Kahala. The comfortable setting was conducive to personal interactions.

October First Phriday Workshop

On October 4th the College of Education Doctoral Students’ Association was pleased to have PhD candidate and COEDSA Council member Sharon Fukayama present “Steps Towards Completing Your PhD.”   Sharon provided extensive information on her personal experiences in the degree process.  PhD candidate and COEDSA council member Katherine Li and COEDSA Advisor Dr. Kavita Rao also shared valuable insight during Sharon’s presentation.  Sharon’s presentation was well attended as was evident by a full classroom.  Much appreciation is extended to Sharon on her helpful and relevant presentation, and best wishes on the remaining doctoral process steps!

Sharon Fukayama, COEDSA council member and PhD candidate, presented "Steps Towards Completing your PhD."

November First Phriday Workshop

The COEDSA Council was pleased to have Dr. Freese provide this very relevant presentation.  The workshop was  attended by her former students, that contributed significant insight to the dialouge, current PhD students, and COEDSA Council members.  Dr. Freese’s considerable efforts were well appreciated.

Dr. Anne Freese (center) with COEDSA Council members Kevin Lima and Katherine Li.