Research Methods for Christian Leadership V – CLED 987
CG • Section 8WK • 07/01/2018 to 12/31/2199 • Modified 07/28/2020
This course is designed to develop research proficiency necessary for the creation of the third chapter of the research prospectus. The course will include content on population and sampling procedures, instrument design and validation, data collection and analysis, and data reporting, as these concepts apply to quantitative and qualitative research. As part of this course, students will complete the comprehensive exam requirement of the program, details of which are found in the program handbook. (Formerly CLED 900)
CLED 745 and CLED 770 and CLED 805 and CLED 820
Social research focuses on people in their contexts. This course will equip the student to conduct social research by developing the third chapter of the Prospectus and assembling the first draft of the dissertation Prospectus. The chart below identifies the linkage between the research course sequence, this course, and the steps in the dissertation development process.
CLED 730 Research Methods for Christian Leadership I
Deconstructing a Dissertation
CLED 770 Research Methods for Christian Leadership II
Three Potential Dissertation Profiles
CLED 805 Research Methods for Christian Leadership III
Chapter One of the Prospectus
CLED 830 Research Methods for Christian Leadership IV
Chapter Two of the Prospectus
CLED 987 Research Methods for Christian Leadership V
Chapter Three of the Prospectus/Comps
CLED 988 Research Methods for Christian Leadership VI
The Prospectus and The IRB Process
CLED 989 Dissertation Research & Writing
Researching and Writing the Dissertation
CLED 990 Dissertation Defense
Dissertation Completed and Defended
Measurable Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Create and submit the comprehensive exam.
- Comprehend the elements of the third chapter of the Prospectus and dissertation.
- Compose a draft of the third chapter of the Prospectus.
- Compile the first draft of the Prospectus including previously created chapters from CLED805 and CLED830.