Dec 06, 2021
DHC 310 - Honors Seminar: Elements of Research
An exploration of research from a multidisciplinary perspective, including the formulation of a research question, organization of the research process, and preparation of DHC thesis or creative project proposal. May be repeated for credit. Formerly DHC 301, students may not receive credit for both.
Prerequisite: admission to the Douglas Honors College.
General Education Category: CE - Culminating Experience
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Formulate a feasible research question, problem statement, or aesthetic motivation for a capstone project.
- Evaluate and assess appropriate sources for the research question, problem statement, or background and context for the aesthetic project.
- Synthesize the pertinent literature and/or sources and demonstrate mastery of techniques for effective proposal writing including a detailed research plan or aesthetic design.
- Convey their research plan or aesthetic design both in oral presentation and written document.
- Constructively critique and review the research design and creative process of fellow students.
- Reflect upon the knowledge, skills, and strengths developed through co-curricular and extra-curricular activities as they have informed each student’s curricular engagements. Identify and articulate the ways this integration of engagements has created identifiable strengths and avenues of inquiry that may inform the students’ capstone experience.
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Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Fall Locations: Ellensburg Winter Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg Summer Locations: Ellensburg, Online
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