Section 8 – PPT: PROPOSAL 

Prospectus/Concept Paper

dissertation proposal overview

Generally, the dissertation proposal consists of Chapters 1-3: the Introduction, the Literature Review, and the Methodology. More specifically, your dissertation proposal will need to show your committee that you have identified a purposeful and important dissertation study (part of the Introduction, Chapter 1), will fill a gap in the literature (part of the Literature Review, Chapter 2), and have a method to assess that gap (part of the Methodology, Chapter 3).

Typical time to completion: 30 days

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Expectations of the PowerPoint Dissertation Proposal Defense

The Do’s and Don’ts to Presenting your Dissertation Proposal 

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