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DIS997 Dissertation III: Methodology and Ethics

This course will focus on chapter three of the dissertation and culminate in a meeting of the Doctoral Student, Institutional Review Board, and the Doctoral Committee for approval of the Dissertation Proposal. In this course, the Doctoral student will formulate the third chapter of the dissertation, including the research procedure that will be used in the study, the methods which will be used to obtain research results, and the proposed methods for data analysis. This course will also cover ethics in research, concerning the use of human subjects, and provide the Doctoral Student with proper procedures for obtaining approval for his/her research methods and successfully completing an ethical research study. This course is 16 weeks in length.