Master's Degree

Spring 2022 Course Information
Proposal Development

Course Description
The purpose of this course is to assist graduate students in the preparation of their thesis or dissertation research proposal. Students will produce the first three chapters of their thesis by the end of the course.
Contacts
Instructor

Jeff Miller
jdmiller@uark.edu

Campus Coordinator

For course access questions, contact the teaching university’s campus coordinator. For enrollment questions, contact your home university campus coordinator.
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Disability Support Services

To request accommodations for this course, contact the disability support office at your home university. You must register each semester and for each course. Read more about the Great Plains IDEA process for requesting accommodations.


Textbooks

Writing a Successful Thesis or Dissertation
Lunenburg, F. C., & Irby, B. J.
Edition: 2008
ISBN: 13: 978-141294225
Publisher: Corwin Press

The Elements of Style
Strunk, W., & White, E. B.
Edition: 4
ISBN: 13: 978-02053090
Publisher: Pearson

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
American Psychological Association
Edition: 2019
ISBN: 13: 978143383217


Course Access
 
Students taking a course taught by the University of Arkansas will be granted access to the University of Arkansas course management system, Blackboard. An email will be sent to the email address provided by the student's home university with detailed instructions about procedures for logging into Blackboard and the online course.

Exam Proctor

This course does not require an exam proctor.

Synchronous Components

This course does not include synchronous components.

University Members
Members of the Great Plains IDEA are universities accredited by a regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Member universities recruit, admit and graduate students, teach in an academic program and contribute to the leadership and maintenance of the alliance. Membership in the alliance is a selective process that engages institutional leadership at all levels.

Headshot photo of Janice Edwards smilingIn addition to the flexible learning environment and knowledgeable faculty, another benefit that’s been a pleasant and unexpected surprise are the meaningful connections I have made with other students from all over the country. Not only have I had the opportunity to learn from their distinct experiences and individual perspectives related to development, but there are classmates that I now consider to be friends and have even had the privilege of meeting in person.

– – Janice Edwards, Community Development Student,
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