Sep 23, 2023  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMDT 5100 - Portfolio Project Planning

Credits: 2

In this course, students identify an issue in their personal practice or workplace to examine and solve through Action Research. Students reflect on their professional environment and identify an area to make a positive impact. Students explore their chosen topic, conduct a literature review, formulate research questions and strategize a plan to focus their efforts on actionable change. Students execute their plan over several months and present it in the final course of the program. Upon successful completion of this course, students will create a literature review, research questions and plan for the Action Research project and portfolio capstone project.

Prerequisites: EMDT 5040 - Education Design + Evaluation  

Notes: Required textbook from this course also used in EMDT 5200.

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • Conduct topic-driven research.
  • Compile a literature review to inform their project.
  • Formulate research questions.
  • Create a multimedia research proposal.

EMDT 5100 Course Learning Outcome Rubric  

Required Textbooks:
Putman, S. M., & Rock, T. (2017). Action research: Using strategic inquiry to improve teaching and learning. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. ISBN-13: 978-1506307985*

*Also used in EMDT 5200


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