Core courses (3 credits each):
|EDUC 6116||Critical Conversation in Educational Research (Year 1)|
|EDUC 6117||Critical Conversations in Educational Theory (Year 1)|
|EDUC 6126||Doctoral Seminar (Year 2)|
Core courses will be available through the summer institutes on an annual basis. All elective courses will not necessarily be available on a yearly basis.
Three 3-credit graduate level electives are selected from the current Graduate Studies in Education course offerings. Students should refer to the proposed course offering list for an up to date list of available;elective courses.
The comprehensive examination will take place after most course work, as well as, the required reading in the areas covered by the questions has been completed. Normally the comprehensive examination will be completed before the student presents his/her Research proposal and begins work on the dissertation. (EDUC6999 Research Thesis).
EDUC 6116 Critical Conversations in Educational Research
This course provides an opportunity for critiquing educational research methodologies and methods across time using a constructivist paradigm to link past and future practice. Through readings and class conversations, issues and perspectives are shared and developed with an eye to expanding the boundaries of educational research for the 21st century.
EDUC 6117 Critical Conversations in Educational Theory
This course provides an opportunity for critiquing a range of educational theorizing across time using a constructivist paradigm to link past and future practice. Through readings and class conversations, issues and perspectives are shared and developed with an eye to expanding the boundaries of educational theorizing for the 21st century.
EDUC 6126 Doctoral Seminar
This seminar offers students a forum to share work in progress and gain support and suggestions from doctoral colleagues engaged in the Dissertation process. The program for the seminar is established by participants and is created by the expressed needs of the group with the main focus being on furthering individuals’ thinking and direction for Dissertation completion.