Concept Continuing Enrollment II
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Course level: Graduate
This course is a continuation of DOC/723 and is intended for students to finalize their dissertation concept for review and approval. Students iterate to refine their research method(s), inform the selection of their research design, and develop a focused literature review. Competencies: Articulate knowledge gaps in a selected field by synthesizing relevant literature in content, theoretical/conceptual framework, and research methodology and design. Define appropriate research methodology and design for a research study. Describe the scope, limitations and delimitations, population, sample, and possible instrument(s) used in a research study. Evaluate the relevance of research studies related to the selected research topic. Synthesize historical and current sources of literature plus theoretical/conceptual and methodological/ design literature relevant to the selected research topic. Evaluate feedback to advance the development of the dissertation concept.