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In order to continue to update our site to promote the user environment, CIRT.gcu.edu, may be off line from 4:30 PM to 6 PM on Tuesday, February 25th. Please plan accordingly.…

Provide your feedback on the current discussion papers to become a reviewer for the Journal of Instructional Research.
We are seeking your participation in reviewing, pro…

2019 was a year of enhancing pedagogical skills and rewarding research and publication milestones. I was able to work with the Latino Caucus of Public Health in affiliation with the American Public Health Association in publishing three poems in the bilingual (Spanish and English) book Latinx Salud Poems, An Inaugural Collection. I received first…

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My research mission throughout my 27 years in higher education has been focused on investigating the reemergence of phenomena in multiagent systems. Using theories on human learning from Developmental Psychology and Cognitive Science in the constructivist vein, I have been formalizing learning approaches, applying those theories in programs for…

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CIRT would like to congratulate Shay Meinzer, Doctoral Candidate, College of Doctoral Studies for her presentation
“Leader Efficacy and Motivation to Lead Among Sworn Law Enforcement Females” at the
Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention, Washington DC, May 23-26, 2019

The quantitative, correlational study examined if and to what…

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The Faculty Scholarship Recognition program recognizes and rewards faculty scholarly activity. The program provides monetary awards for research and scholarly activity conducted as a GCU faculty member. Award funding is a competitive process allocated as a function of the type and frequency of research activities. All GCU faculty members…

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We are pleased to announce that a new issue of the Canyon Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies has been published online. The Editors, Dr. Maria Zafonte (CHSS) and Dr. Jim Helfers (CHSS), would like to thank the authors for their scholarly contributions and the peer review board for the insightful feedback. Please share with your colleagues and…

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In order to continue to update our site to promote the user environment, CIRT.gcu.edu, will be off line from 4 AM to 4 PM on Saturday, March 30th. Please plan accordingly. W…

Changes to GCU Site Authorization:

Effective January 2019, GCU will only consider site authorization requests from doctoral learners who 1) have a clear affiliation with GCU as a full-time or adjunct faculty member; 2) work for GCU in another full-time capacity; and 3) have approval from administrative leadership. 

Please Note:

  • Learners who are…
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In January 2019  Grand Canyon University will enhance the institutions’ IRB application and submission process.  The planned update simplifies the application submission process, reduces submission effort and may reduce the number of required forms.  The planned update adheres to recently adopted federal regulations governing Protection of Human…

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We are pleased to announce Volume 1 Issue 2 of Grand Canyon University’s refereed academic publication, The Journal of Scholarly Engagement, is now available online at: https://scholarlyengagement.com/home/currentissue/volume1issue2


The Journal of Scholarly Engagement (JSE) provides faculty with an academic outlet to document, share, and…

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Present at the DT&L Conference


The next age of online education is just over the horizon


Submit a proposal to present at the 35th annual Distance Teaching & Learning (DT&L) Conference in August and be a part of the excitement! Share cutting edge…

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Proposals Submission Deadline:  January 25, 2019
Full Chapters Due: March 26, 2019
Submission Date: July 30, 2019

This handbook of research will detail strategies and practices used by online instructors to create meaningful teaching and learning experiences in online courses. The book contents will demonstrate the kinds of learning outcomes that can…

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