Description: ECI 711 is a seminar designed to help students new to the Curriculum and Instruction Program develop the skills, knowledge, and dispositions necessary to successfully navigate the doctoral journey. This seminar provides an overview of the PhD process. Within this seminar, students discover both the practicalities and strategies of the doctoral experience, as well as, the challenges and unwritten rules of success. Students engage with members of the Curriculum and Instruction faculty and survey the research interests of professors within the program. Relatedly, students and faculty build of a sense of community and shared purpose. The program guidelines, requirements, processes, and procedures are presented and discussed. Constructively completing ECI 711 enables doctoral students to enter into the program more confidently and begin the journey of moving from student to scholar. Letter grade only.
Sections offered: Fall 2019
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Curriculum and Instruction Doctoral Program Corequisite: ECI 701