Communication Strategies – com705 (1 credit)

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.

Course Competencies

  • 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.

This graduate-level course is 3 weeks. This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

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