This 3-week, online course provides doctoral program applicants with an introduction to advanced communication strategies for academic success within the University of Phoenix's adult learning model. Topics include the scholarship-practice-leadership model, scholarly writing practices, and Learning Team effectiveness. Learners who successfully complete COM/705 are eligible to enroll in the doctoral program.
Build competence in online learning through adherence to course policies, development of self-motivation strategies and time-management skills, and active engagement in collaborative interaction.
Evaluate information from multiple sources to create original, substantive analysis.
Integrate faculty feedback to promote continuous improvement of doctoral skills.
Apply the scholarship-practice-leadership model to a specific discipline or field.
Understand the adverse effects of plagiarism on scholarly communication.
Demonstrate doctoral program readiness through professionalism, timeliness, thoroughness, and accountability for one’s performance.
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