Exploration of current trends in Development Education that include theory, methodology and their applications.
Learning Objectives and Outcomes
LO1. Familiarize with the components of a dissertation proposal;
LO2. Write a review of related literature of the approved dissertation topic and establish a conceptual framework upon which the research problem is based;
LO3. Write an introduction of the dissertation problem with developed issues of educational concern; the purpose of the research study and the research problems; the conceptual framework on which the study is based; the significance of the study to whom the research would be beneficial; the scope and limitation; location of the study; and the definition of terms specific to the study;
LO4. Write a research plan to answer the research problems, data gathering techniques; sampling procedure and data analysis scheme;
LO5. Make an introduction and methodology of the approved dissertation title and come up with a dissertation proposal formatted according to the BASC-IGS format;
LO6. Critique and analyze other research papers relevant to the approved dissertation topic;
LO7. Apply for the selection of the dissertation adviser; and
LO8. Defend the dissertation proposal to the members of the evaluation panel.
Oral and written examination 20%
Class participation and attendance 20%
Research paper/extension project 20%
Report (mastery/delivery) 20%