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Capstone Experience I Part I is the design of a research study (capstone project) that integrates literature covered in the degree program leading to a research question to be explored empirically. It includes literature review, problem statement, research design, methodology, identifying participants, IRB review and a final proposal paper. Students are expected to collect data for their study (project) between Parts I and II. Part II topics include data analysis, interpretation, discussion, implications, dissemination of findings, and future research. Leads to a final research (capstone) paper that synthesizes work from Part I and adds to it through data analysis, discussion of findings, implications, and ways to disseminate findings to relevant audiences. Course Information: Approved for both letter and S/U grading. May be repeated in separate terms to a maximum of 4 hours.

Capstone Experience II Part I is the design of a research study (capstone project) that integrates literature covered in the degree program leading to a research question to be explored empirically. It includes literature review, problem statement, research design, methodology, identifying participants, IRB review and a final proposal paper. Students are expected to collect data for their study (project) between Parts I and II. Part II topics include data analysis, interpretation, discussion, implications, dissemination of findings, and future research. Leads to a final research (capstone) paper that synthesizes work from Part I and adds to it through data analysis, discussion of findings, implications, and ways to disseminate findings to relevant audiences. Course Information: Approved for both letter and S/U grading. May be repeated in separate terms to a maximum of 4 hours.

Austrailia Study Abroad Course Information: Approved for letter and S/U grading. May be repeated. Specific sections approved for S/U grading.

France Study Abroad Course Information: Approved for letter and S/U grading. May be repeated. Specific sections approved for S/U grading.

Hong Kong Study Tour Course Information: Approved for letter and S/U grading. May be repeated. Specific sections approved for S/U grading.

Indonesia Study Abroad Course Information: Approved for letter and S/U grading. May be repeated. Specific sections approved for S/U grading.

Spain Study Abroad Course Information: Approved for letter and S/U grading. May be repeated. Specific sections approved for S/U grading.

Globalization of Higher Ed This course will focus on the rapid changes happening in the Higher Education around the world. Using case studies, we will examine a variety of issues that have come about as the Higher Education system responds to rapid changes in the global economy. These include issues of access and equity; accountability; finance; privatization and for-profit institutions; curricular responses to the changing realities of knowledge and knowledge production; and issues of internationalization within these changing contexts. We will also look at future trends in higher education within the US and internationally.

Researching Global Education The course will introduce education research methodology and consider the cultural, political and ethical implications of engaging in education research in cross-cultural, global contexts. Students will learn to select an appropriate topic for research, effectively navigate and use an academic research library, conduct a literature review, and craft a literature review portion of a larger research project. Course Information: 4 graduate hours. No professional credit.

Independent Study Offers opportunity and challenge of self-directive, independent study; develops the individual's ability as an independent student and enables the student to pursue needed study in a field in which appropriate courses are not being offered during a given term. Course Information: May be repeated with approval. Prerequisite: Approval of study outline by adviser and the department chairman prior to enrollment.

Indonesia Study Abroad Offers opportunity and challenge of self-directive, independent study; develops the individual's ability as an independent student and enables the student to pursue needed study in a field in which appropriate courses are not being offered during a given term. Course Information: May be repeated with approval. Prerequisite: Approval of study outline by adviser and the department chairman prior to enrollment.

Allison Witt

Director, Office of International Programs, Education Administration

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1310 S. Sixth St.
Champaign, IL 61820

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