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May 24, 2016 by magobet
HOL 8708 : Introduction to Doctoral Research
Tue, 24 May 2016 08:21:11 GMT
Mon, 23 May 2016 19:58:03 GMT
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Human Organizational Learning (HOL)
Human and Organizational Learning
Graduate School of Education and Human Development
Human Resource Development (HRD)
Long Course Title
Introduction to Doctoral Research
Short Course Title
Intro to Doctoral Research
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Dr. Julia Storberg-Walker, Dr. David Szabla
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An introduction to scholarly inquiry for doctoral students. The role of the scholar-practitioner; types of scholarly inquiry and their components; diverse paradigms used to frame scholarly inquiry; and critical thinking skills for evaluating research in human and organizational learning.
At the conclusion of this course, students should be able to: • Discuss the role of the scholar-practitioner as individuals who generate new knowledge and how they will enact the role in their workplaces and in the classroom. • Critically discuss the various paradigms used to address problems in the field of Human and Organizational Learning. • Explain the difference between qualitative and quantitative research and the components that comprise each type, including explaining alignment among component parts and paradigmatic beliefs. • Critique empirical studies in the field of Human and Organizational Learning. • Describe their initial research interests in the field of Human and Organizational Learning and why they are of interest, including explaining why addressing this interest would add value to the theory and practice of Human and Organizational Learning.
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HOL 8708 Syllabus.pdf
Explanation of how the course differs from similar GW courses
This course is a new course developed to address identified gaps in the learning from the existing curriculum as evidenced by consistent feedback and performance on comprehensive assessments.
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