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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - ADE7930
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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2005-03-10
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Detail Information

  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2004-10-13
  2. Department: Adult, Career and Higher Education
  3. College: ED
  4. Budget Account Number: 17310000
  5. Contact Person: William H. Young
  6. Phone: 8139741861
  7. Email:
  8. Prefix: ADE
  9. Number: 7930
  10. Full Title: Seminar in Adult Education
  11. Credit Hours: 4
  12. Section Type: C - Class Lecture (Primarily)
  13. Is the course title variable?: N
  14. Is a permit required for registration?: N
  15. Are the credit hours variable?: N
  16. Is this course repeatable?:
  17. If repeatable, how many times?: 0
  18. Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Semnr Adult Ed
  19. Course Online?: -
  20. Percentage Online:
  21. Grading Option: R - Regular
  22. Prerequisites: ADE 6385 and ADE 6080 or Permission from Instructor
  23. Corequisites:
  24. Course Description: This is an intensive induction into doctoral studies in adult education stressing scholarly inquiry, professionalism, collegiality, and the doctoral degree process.

  25. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course: This is the introductory course for the doctorate in adult education. The students who have taken it think it is a very important course and gets the students off in the right direction.
  26. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service? This course has been the beginning course in our doctoral programs offered under a selected topics course for some time.
  27. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? Yes, many times over the past several years.
  28. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.) The instructor should have an earned doctorate in adult education or a closely related field of study and should be published in the field.
  29. Objectives: Upon completion of this course the participant will be able to: 1) identify key milestones, requirements, and events in the doctoral process at the USF; 2) describe the basics of scholarly inquiry; 3) formulate plans for a smooth transition into and successful completion of doctoral study; 4) fulfill several of the adult education doctoral residency requirements; 5) demonstrate the application of competencies necessary for high levels of scholarship, professionalism, communication, and collegiality; and 6) assess short and long-term options of individuals who have doctorates.
  30. Learning Outcomes: Students will: 1) conceptualize, develop and write-up and defend a small research study; 2) submit a written critique of one research-based journal article; 3) submit a written critique of one completed dissertation; 4) attend one proposal defense; 5) attend one dissertation defense; and 6) select a research project to be conducted during the course on a class, group or individual basis
  31. Major Topics: Toic areas include: 1) Key Milestones in the doctoral process; 2) program requirements for the doctorate; 3) Program events; 4) the basics of scholarly inquiry; 5) transitioning into doctoral study; 5) fulfilling the residency requirement; 6) demonstrating a high lefvel of scholarship; and 7) the necessity for collegiality in doctoral education.
  32. Textbooks: Publication manual on the American Psychological Association (5th ed.) 2001

    On-line resource: USF Handbook for theses and dissertations. Tampa, Fl, Graduate School, USF

  33. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases:
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  36. Attendance Policy:
  37. Policy on Make-up Work:
  38. Program This Course Supports:
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