Doctoral Research Project II – BMAL 888

CG • Section 16WK • 11/10/2019 to 04/18/2020 • Modified 04/29/2022

Course Description

This course is the second step for DSL Doctoral Candidates in the process of developing and completing their research project. Doctoral Candidates will develop Section 2 which includes their methodology for conducting the study and combine it with Section 1 into a single document. Candidates will complete and submit their IRB package and conduct their proposal defense.

For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog.


Doctoral Research Project II is the next step for DSL doctoral candidates to develop and complete their research project. It provides a focused review of the research method that will be employed.

Course Assignment

Readings and lecture presentations

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview.

Discussion: Progress Reports (15)

Students will submit weekly progress reports throughout the course.

Doctoral Research Project Guide: Tasks (9)

  • Task 1: Bullet Point Outline
  • Task 7: Section 1, Foundation of the Study with Literature Review
  • Task 7: Section 1, Foundation of the Study with Literature Review - Admin Review
  • Task 8: The Research
  • Task 9: Participants, Populations, and Sampling
  • Task 10: Data Collection and Analysis
  • Task 11: Section 2, The Project
  • Task 11: Section 2, The Project - Admin Review
  • Task 12: The Research Proposal