What is OETDA?
The Ohio Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Association (OETDA) is a non-profit association established in September 2006 by a network of interested ETD professionals in the State of Ohio. Membership is open to persons responsible for or interested in Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD). The Association seeks to address issues important to the ETD community, increase ETD knowledge of its members, provide information on how to increase productivity through the sharing of “best-practices,” provide networking and learning opportunities, advance the ETD professional role, establish standards, promote ETD open access, and more.
OETDA Fall 2012: Ohio ETD Mission and Vision
- Thursday-Friday, November 1-2, 2012
- Double Tree Suites (by Hilton Columbus Downtown), 50 South Front Street, Columbus, OH, (614) 228-4600. Use Registration Code ‘C-ETD’ for $109 room rate
- Register Online or, print and mail a paper form.
- For More Information:
- Visit the Meetings/Conferences page
OETDA Fall 2011 Meeting
The Productivity Improvement Conference was held at the Dublin Embassy Suites on October 28, 2011, see the meetings page for presentation materials and agenda.
OETDA Award Winners April 2010
- ETD Leadership Award Winner 2010
- John Hagen, West Virginia University, Morgantown
- ETD Service Award Winner 2010
- Tim Watson, Ohio State University
OETDA Student Award Winners for 2010
- Outstanding ETD Innovation Award
- Guylaine Vaillancourt, Ph. D., Leadership & Change
Mentoring Apprentice Music Therapists for Peace and Social Justice through Community Music Therapy: An Arts-Based Study View ETD
- Outstanding ETD Scholarship Award
- Lucy Elizabeth Barbera, Ph. D., Leadership & Change
Palpable Pedagogy: Expressive Arts, Leadership, and Change in Social Justice Teacher Education (An Ethnographic/Auto-Ethnographic Study of the Classroom Culture of an Arts-Based Teacher Education Course) View ETD
- More information
Membership Benefits of OETDA include:
- Network with others who process ETDs, catalog ETDs, and are involved with international ETD initiatives. OETDA provides an opportunity to develop a strong statewide network of ETD professionals to call upon for assistance in problem solving, in understanding ETD filing practices, and with developing and implementing new ETD procedures. A semi-annual meeting is also held to increase productivity through process and information sharing.
- OETDA meets annually to share best practices, to develop more productive ETD programs, and to learn more about important ETD initiatives. Leaders in the field of ETD and related-organizations present current issues, provide updates on new ETD technologies, and provide methods for improving ETD filing practices.
- Ohio ETD Survey – January 2007
- OETDA offers the following awards:
- ETD Professional Awards: Leadership and Service
- ETD Student Awards: Innovation and Scholarship