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DOC/738C

Defense

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

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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.

Required materials

Additional course materials not included in the resource fee, are required or recommended for this course. Please review  course material information.

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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: Develop a learning contract for completing the dissertation. [Wk 1]
  • Competency B: Analyze data from research study to form the results section of the dissertation. [Wk 1]
  • Competency C: Synthesize study results to form the recommendation and conclusions of the dissertation. [Wk 1]
  • Competency D: Reformulate the dissertation proposal for the initial chapters of the dissertation. [Wk 1]
  • Competency E: Develop the final dissertation, integrating the updated proposal chapters as well as the results and recommendations sections. [Wk 1]
  • Competency F: Submit the dissertation for final quality review approval. [Wk 1]
  • Competency G: Defend the dissertation orally. [Wk 1]

  • Competency A: Develop a learning contract for completing the dissertation. [Wk 2]
  • Competency B: Analyze data from research study to form the results section of the dissertation. [Wk 2]
  • Competency C: Synthesize study results to form the recommendation and conclusions of the dissertation. [Wk 2]
  • Competency D: Reformulate the dissertation proposal for the initial chapters of the dissertation. [Wk 2]
  • Competency E: Develop the final dissertation, integrating the updated proposal chapters as well as the results and recommendations sections. [Wk 2]
  • Competency F: Submit the dissertation for final quality review approval. [Wk 2]
  • Competency G: Defend the dissertation orally. [Wk 2]

  • Competency A: Develop a learning contract for completing the dissertation. [Wk 3]
  • Competency B: Analyze data from research study to form the results section of the dissertation. [Wk 3]
  • Competency C: Synthesize study results to form the recommendation and conclusions of the dissertation. [Wk 3]
  • Competency D: Reformulate the dissertation proposal for the initial chapters of the dissertation. [Wk 3]
  • Competency E: Develop the final dissertation, integrating the updated proposal chapters as well as the results and recommendations sections. [Wk 3]
  • Competency F: Submit the dissertation for final quality review approval. [Wk 3]
  • Competency G: Defend the dissertation orally. [Wk 3]

  • Competency A: Develop a learning contract for completing the dissertation. [Wk 4]
  • Competency B: Analyze data from research study to form the results section of the dissertation. [Wk 4]
  • Competency C: Synthesize study results to form the recommendation and conclusions of the dissertation. [Wk 4]
  • Competency D: Reformulate the dissertation proposal for the initial chapters of the dissertation. [Wk 4]
  • Competency E: Develop the final dissertation, integrating the updated proposal chapters as well as the results and recommendations sections. [Wk 4]
  • Competency F: Submit the dissertation for final quality review approval. [Wk 4]
  • Competency G: Defend the dissertation orally. [Wk 4]

  • Competency A: Develop a learning contract for completing the dissertation. [Wk 5]
  • Competency B: Analyze data from research study to form the results section of the dissertation. [Wk 5]
  • Competency C: Synthesize study results to form the recommendation and conclusions of the dissertation. [Wk 5]
  • Competency D: Reformulate the dissertation proposal for the initial chapters of the dissertation. [Wk 5]
  • Competency E: Develop the final dissertation, integrating the updated proposal chapters as well as the results and recommendations sections. [Wk 5]
  • Competency F: Submit the dissertation for final quality review approval. [Wk 5]
  • Competency G: Defend the dissertation orally. [Wk 5]

  • Competency A: Develop a learning contract for completing the dissertation. [Wk 6]
  • Competency B: Analyze data from research study to form the results section of the dissertation. [Wk 6]
  • Competency C: Synthesize study results to form the recommendation and conclusions of the dissertation. [Wk 6]
  • Competency D: Reformulate the dissertation proposal for the initial chapters of the dissertation. [Wk 6]
  • Competency E: Develop the final dissertation, integrating the updated proposal chapters as well as the results and recommendations sections. [Wk 6]
  • Competency F: Submit the dissertation for final quality review approval. [Wk 6]
  • Competency G: Defend the dissertation orally. [Wk 6]

  • Competency A: Develop a learning contract for completing the dissertation. [Wk 7]
  • Competency B: Analyze data from research study to form the results section of the dissertation. [Wk 7]
  • Competency C: Synthesize study results to form the recommendation and conclusions of the dissertation. [Wk 7]
  • Competency D: Reformulate the dissertation proposal for the initial chapters of the dissertation. [Wk 7]
  • Competency E: Develop the final dissertation, integrating the updated proposal chapters as well as the results and recommendations sections. [Wk 7]
  • Competency F: Submit the dissertation for final quality review approval. [Wk 7]
  • Competency G: Defend the dissertation orally. [Wk 7]

  • Competency A: Develop a learning contract for completing the dissertation. [Wk 8]
  • Competency B: Analyze data from research study to form the results section of the dissertation. [Wk 8]
  • Competency C: Synthesize study results to form the recommendation and conclusions of the dissertation. [Wk 8]
  • Competency D: Reformulate the dissertation proposal for the initial chapters of the dissertation. [Wk 8]
  • Competency E: Develop the final dissertation, integrating the updated proposal chapters as well as the results and recommendations sections. [Wk 8]
  • Competency F: Submit the dissertation for final quality review approval. [Wk 8]
  • Competency G: Defend the dissertation orally. [Wk 8]

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