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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - ADE7930
Tracking Number - 1906
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- Date & Time Submitted: 2004-10-13
- Department: Adult, Career and Higher Education
- College: ED
- Budget Account Number: 17310000
- Contact Person: William H. Young
- Phone: 8139741861
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Prefix: ADE
- Number: 7930
- Full Title: Seminar in Adult Education
- Credit Hours: 4
- Section Type: C -
Class Lecture (Primarily)
- Is the course title variable?: N
- Is a permit required for registration?: N
- Are the credit hours variable?: N
- Is this course repeatable?:
- If repeatable, how many times?: 0
- Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Semnr Adult Ed
- Course Online?: -
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- Grading Option:
R - Regular
- Prerequisites: ADE 6385 and ADE 6080 or Permission from Instructor
- Course Description: This is an intensive induction into doctoral studies in adult education stressing scholarly inquiry, professionalism, collegiality, and the doctoral degree process.
- 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.
- 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.
- Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? Yes, many times over the past several years.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- 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
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