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Course level: Graduate
During this Dissertation Chair-guided course, the doctoral candidate prepares and submits the doctoral dissertation for final quality review and completes the formal oral defense of the dissertation. Successfully submitting and gaining final quality review approval and passing the oral defense is required to complete this class. Competency A: Develop a learning contract for completing the dissertation. Competency B: Analyze data from research study to form the results section of the dissertation. Competency C: Synthesize study results to form the recommendation and conclusions of the dissertation. Competency D: Reformulate the dissertation proposal for the initial chapters of the dissertation. Competency E: Develop the final dissertation, integrating the updated proposal chapters as well as the results and recommendations sections. Competency F: Submit the dissertation for final quality review approval. Competency G: Defend the dissertation orally.