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Proposal Summary: ED-04-39

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TitleQualitative Methods I and II
Submitting DeanDr. Beth Stroble
Submitting CollegeEducation -- Roberta Reese x2114
Departments Generating the ProposalEd Foun & L
Objection DeadlineNovember 08, 2004
Proposal StatusFinal Approval Granted
Proposal Last UpdatedDecember 28, 2004 by PR Nancy Stokes
Effective DateFall 2004
Brief Summary of ProposalThis proposal seeks to institutionalize Qualitative Methods I and II as their own courses, as opposed to offering them as a Special Topics course (5100:801). The proposal creates additional research course offerings for doctoral students. This change will provide benefits to the College and to our students. First, students from other colleges and universities will be able to clearly identify what we have to offer in terms of qualitative coursework and we will hopefully gain additional students as a result. More and more students are incorporating qualitative methods and analysis in their doctoral work, and a clear articulation of the strong program we provide will attract them. Second, this proposal will benefit students in that their transcripts will now show the depth and breadth of the qualitative coursework they have, as opposed to having several sections of a Special Topics course listed. The Special Topics course can continue to be used for specialized topics in qualitative research or for even more advanced study.
Type of ProposalProgram changes
Graduate School Endorsement StatusApproved
Graduate School Endorsement UpdatedOctober 25, 2004 by GS Heather Blake
Institutional Research StatusApproved
IR Status UpdatedApril 29, 2004 by IR Dolores Bezilla
Library StatusApproved
Library Status UpdatedApril 28, 2004 by UL Steve Aby
Distance Learning Review Committee StatusNot required
DLRC Status Updated
Resource RequirementsNo additional resources
Resource Requirements Updated


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