The candidate will create all the documentation needed for their DMIN thesis in preparation for submitting their IRB application under the supervision of a mentor.
In this course, the mentor will guide the candidate toward the completion and submission of all necessary IRB documents and application, as well as the completion of Chapter 1 of their DMIN thesis. Additionally, the student will revise Chapter 2 and begin writing Chapter 3 of the thesis.
Course Requirements Checklist
After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview.
After a consultation with the assigned mentor, the student will take a quiz responding to an understanding of the expectations and requirements for completing the assignments in the course and thesis writing skills. In addition, the student will take a brief quiz concerning Liberty’s IRB process and requirements. (CLO: A)
Quiz: CITI Training
The student will enroll in a 4-hour training module provided by an outside source to learn the nuances of field research and IRB requirements. At the conclusion of the training, the student will take a quiz and will provide evidence of passing for a grade. (CLO: A)
Data Collection Documents Assignment
All the necessary documentation required by IRB, including any supplemental forms, will be completed and submitted for a grade prior to IRB. (CLO: A)
IRB Documentation Assignment
All the necessary documentation required by IRB, including any supplemental forms, will be completed and submitted for a grade prior to IRB. (CLO: A,C)
Prospectus Assignments (5)
The student will complete and perfect the DMIN Thesis Prospectus:
- Chapter 1
- Chapter 2
- Chapter 3 Intervention Design
- including a substantive bibliography. (CLO: B,C)