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Thesis Research Proposal
Credits: 3 cr.
The outcome of the course is a completed research proposal approved by the advisor, ORLD 8902 instructor and MAOL program director.
During the semester you identify your topic, select an advisor and interact with the instructor and other students to test out ideas and receive feedback on drafts of your work. Other activities include reading completed MAOL theses, attending presentations by those completing their program and meeting with the proposed advisor.
You are assessed on your abilities to do research, synthesize materials, develop a feasible research design, complete a persuasive and logical research proposal using MAOL guidelines, develop a partnership with an advisor, coach others on their research ideas, and integrate leadership and ethics into the research approach. S/U grading.
You must register for ORLD 8990 Leadership Thesis the following term.
NOTE: Because of the credits and the extensive use of Desire2Learn technology, the course is comprised of five required sessions and two optional sessions. Consult the syllabus for dates.
Completion of 30 credits and thesis approval form.