2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog

GCOUP 8011 Applied Research I

This course prepares students for the dissertation proposal process as they construct and refine research questions, decide upon research designs and methodological choices, and determine their theoretical/conceptual framework. They will complete a literature review, which will serve as a qualifying paper, and includes examination, critique and synthesis of theory and research literature relevant to their dissertation topic. Social justice and multicultural frameworks/critiques are integrated into the literature review.