Portfolio Presentation – DMIN 855

CG • Section 8WK • 07/01/2018 to 12/31/2199 • Modified 06/08/2022

Course Description

In this course, the student will synthesize what they have learned, evaluate the collective micro-projects, and predict the future state of this problem in ministry. In other words, this course establishes what the student has learned and where the candidate sees this problem in the future.

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

Rationale

Having completed all required Micro-Projects for addressing the ministry problem, this course provides the doctoral student the platform for pulling the research of the projects together in a DMIN Portfolio and giving an oral defense of their work.

Course Assignment

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

Discussions are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the student is required to provide a thread in response to the provided prompt for each Discussion. Each thread must be 200 words and demonstrate course-related knowledge. In addition to the thread, the student is required to reply to 2 other classmates’ threads. Each reply must be 75 words. (CLOs: D, E)

The student will write a 5-10 page chapter in current Turabian format that focuses on describing ministry context, defining ministry problem, and justifying Micro-Projects and utilizing the DMIN Portfolio Template. (CLOs: A, B)

The student will compile four chapters from their Culmination Assignments from DMIN 851-854 in current Turabian utilizing the DMIN Portfolio Template. Each chapter will be a minimum of 20-pages. (CLO: C)

The student will write a 10-20-page chapter in current Turabian format, utilizing the DMIN Portfolio Template, that focuses on evaluating and assessing the efficacy of the Micro-Projects. (CLO: J)

The student will write a 5-10-page chapter in current Turabian format, utilizing the DMIN Portfolio Template, that focuses on discerning research and ministry opportunities beyond the implemented Micro-Projects. (CLO: D)

The student will set up a scheduled date/time with their professor to conduct an oral defense of their DMIN Portfolio. The oral defense will involve an oral presentation followed by a rigorous time of questioning and academic dialogue. This assignment will be the last major task the student will need to achieve to complete their doctoral studies. (CLOs: A, B, C, D, E)

The student will contact their professor and schedule the date and time for their Oral Defense that will take place in the later half of the Term. Once the defense is successfully scheduled, the student will take a short Quiz indicating the event is scheduled. (CLO: E)

The student will apply for graduation and then take a brief quiz indicating that the task is complete. (CLO: E)