Dissertation and Research II – EDDR 988

CG • Section 16WK • 07/01/2018 to 12/31/2199 • Modified 07/27/2021

Course Description

This course assists candidates in completion of their dissertation data collection and analysis (Chapter 4) under the supervision of a dissertation chair and committee.

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

Rationale

Under the direction of a dissertation chair, the doctoral candidate writes a dissertation proposal in alignment with the most current Dissertation Handbook. The development of the proposal is in preparation for the dissertation proposal defense, which is the culminating assignment for this course.

Course Assignment

Dissertation Handbook

The candidate will read and adhere to all policies, guidelines, and procedures in the Dissertation Handbook, located on the Advising Guide.

Readings and presentations

Course Requirements Checklist

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

Progress Report Submissions (3)

The candidate will submit a progress report update in Week 1, 7, and 15. The chair will assign a pass/no pass grade for each post. (CLO: A, B, C, D, E)

Quiz: Manuscript Upload (3)

The candidate will complete a quiz that requires the candidate to confirm continually work on the manuscript.  Also, the candidate will upload the most recent copy of their manuscript.  This upload will not initiate a formal review of the manuscript; however, this manuscript upload will provide a back-up copy of the manuscript, provide evidence of progress within the course, and track progress within the program.  (CLO: A, B, C, D)

Quiz: Manuscript Development Progress (12)

The candidate will self-report acknowledgment of weekly progress on this quiz. Also, this quiz serves to show course activity and attendance; therefore, each quiz must be completed within the assigned module and should not be taken early.  (CLO: A, B, C, D)