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DOC/723

Doctoral Seminar II

credits

Total credits

weeks

Course length

Take this course on its own, or as part of a degree or certificate program.

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Course level: Graduate

In this course students refine the requisite skills necessary to further their dissertation concept for review and approval. Students expand their work from Second-Year Residency by applying critical analysis to refine the research method, inform the selection of a research design, and to 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.

Please Note: Attendance and participation are mandatory in all University courses, and specific requirements may differ by course. If attendance requirements are not met, a student may be removed from the course. Please review the Course Attendance Policy in the Catalog for more information.

University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses. While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

  • Competency A: Articulate knowledge gaps in a selected field by synthesizing relevant literature in content, theoretical/conceptual framework, and research methodology and design. [WK 1]
  • Competency B: Define appropriate research methodology and design for a research study. [WK 1]
  • Competency C: Describe the scope, limitations and delimitations, population, sample, and possible instrument(s) used in a research study. [WK 1]
  • Competency D: Evaluate the relevance of research studies related to the selected research topic. [WK 1]
  • Competency E: Synthesize historical and current sources of literature plus theoretical/conceptual and methodological/ design literature relevant to the selected research topic. [WK 1]

  • Competency A: Articulate knowledge gaps in a selected field by synthesizing relevant literature in content, theoretical/conceptual framework, and research methodology and design. [WK 2]
  • Competency B: Define appropriate research methodology and design for a research study. [WK 2]
  • Competency C: Describe the scope, limitations and delimitations, population, sample, and possible instrument(s) used in a research study. [WK 2]
  • Competency D: Evaluate the relevance of research studies related to the selected research topic. [WK 2]
  • Competency E: Synthesize historical and current sources of literature plus theoretical/conceptual and methodological/ design literature relevant to the selected research topic. [WK 2]

  • Competency A: Articulate knowledge gaps in a selected field by synthesizing relevant literature in content, theoretical/conceptual framework, and research methodology and design. [WK 3]
  • Competency B: Define appropriate research methodology and design for a research study. [WK 3]
  • Competency C: Describe the scope, limitations and delimitations, population, sample, and possible instrument(s) used in a research study. [WK 3]
  • Competency D: Evaluate the relevance of research studies related to the selected research topic. [WK 3]
  • Competency E: Synthesize historical and current sources of literature plus theoretical/conceptual and methodological/ design literature relevant to the selected research topic. [WK 3]

  • Competency A: Articulate knowledge gaps in a selected field by synthesizing relevant literature in content, theoretical/conceptual framework, and research methodology and design. [WK 4]
  • Competency B: Define appropriate research methodology and design for a research study. [WK 4]
  • Competency C: Describe the scope, limitations and delimitations, population, sample, and possible instrument(s) used in a research study. [WK 4]
  • Competency D: Evaluate the relevance of research studies related to the selected research topic. [WK 4]
  • Competency E: Synthesize historical and current sources of literature plus theoretical/conceptual and methodological/ design literature relevant to the selected research topic. [WK 4]

  • Competency A: Articulate knowledge gaps in a selected field by synthesizing relevant literature in content, theoretical/conceptual framework, and research methodology and design. [WK 5]
  • Competency B: Define appropriate research methodology and design for a research study. [WK 5]
  • Competency C: Describe the scope, limitations and delimitations, population, sample, and possible instrument(s) used in a research study. [WK 5]
  • Competency D: Evaluate the relevance of research studies related to the selected research topic. [WK 5]
  • Competency E: Synthesize historical and current sources of literature plus theoretical/conceptual and methodological/ design literature relevant to the selected research topic. [WK 5]

  • Competency A: Articulate knowledge gaps in a selected field by synthesizing relevant literature in content, theoretical/conceptual framework, and research methodology and design. [WK 6]
  • Competency B: Define appropriate research methodology and design for a research study. [WK 6]
  • Competency C: Describe the scope, limitations and delimitations, population, sample, and possible instrument(s) used in a research study. [WK 6]
  • Competency D: Evaluate the relevance of research studies related to the selected research topic. [WK 6]
  • Competency E: Synthesize historical and current sources of literature plus theoretical/conceptual and methodological/ design literature relevant to the selected research topic. [WK 6]

  • Competency A: Articulate knowledge gaps in a selected field by synthesizing relevant literature in content, theoretical/conceptual framework, and research methodology and design. [WK 7]
  • Competency B: Define appropriate research methodology and design for a research study. [WK 7]
  • Competency C: Describe the scope, limitations and delimitations, population, sample, and possible instrument(s) used in a research study. [WK 7]
  • Competency D: Evaluate the relevance of research studies related to the selected research topic. [WK 7]
  • Competency E: Synthesize historical and current sources of literature plus theoretical/conceptual and methodological/ design literature relevant to the selected research topic. [WK 7]

  • Competency A: Articulate knowledge gaps in a selected field by synthesizing relevant literature in content, theoretical/conceptual framework, and research methodology and design. [WK 8]
  • Competency B: Define appropriate research methodology and design for a research study. [WK 8]
  • Competency C: Describe the scope, limitations and delimitations, population, sample, and possible instrument(s) used in a research study. [WK 8]
  • Competency D: Evaluate the relevance of research studies related to the selected research topic. [WK 8]
  • Competency E: Synthesize historical and current sources of literature plus theoretical/conceptual and methodological/ design literature relevant to the selected research topic. [WK 8]

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