This course leads candidates to the finalization of project design and through the collection, interpretation, and analysis of data to inform decision making at the participating research site. Candidates will exhibit the ability to critically and comprehensively examine an important problem, contribute to organizational change, and improve district performance. In consultation with a doctoral advisor candidates will submit the results of their research in prescribed written format and will report the research results as a member of a research team to an assemblage of practitioners, faculty, and peers. The course will create the seminar space for candidates to explore who they are as they conclude the doctoral program and deeply consider the contribution they will make by leading a school system.
EDL 715, EDL 720, EDL 725, EDL 730, EDL 735