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ADE Essentials: Guides, Templates, & Rubrics

Things You Can Do and When You Should Start Doing Them

A successful, timely completion of the applied doctoral project or dissertation in practice requires you to multitask. Never sit back and wait for your committee’s feedback on a submission. Always continue to move forward! Be proactive and you will be successful!

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Section 1 is the course goal so should be your main focus. Section 2 and approved doctoral proposal (DP) is the course goal so should be your main focus.  A completed IRB application and a Study Closure Form are the course goals. 

Section 3, approved doctoral manuscript (DM), and Professional Presentation (per school-specific requirements).

Gather more current sources for your literature review and start writing it. Check for new sources to strengthen your literature review. Check for new sources to strengthen your literature review. Plan your professional presentation or defense.
Check to make sure you can get permissions for your research sites. See if they require their own IRB application. Get site permissions/IRB approval for your research sites. If you have not yet submitted the IRB application, do as soon as possible. Read through Sections 1-2 and do any additional proofing/revisions.
Review the NU IRB process and how to use the IRB Manager. Start working on your NU IRB application. Review your data collection plan and collect all data once the IRB application is approved. Explore peer-reviewed journals to which you might want to submit a manuscript based on your research. 
Check that your CITI training will not expire 180 days from the date your IRB application is approved. Develop your data collection materials. Change all tenses to past tense where appropriate in Section 1 and 2 for the DM. ---
Review the Applied Doctoral Record and how to use it. --- --- ---
Review similar dissertations through ProQuest. Review other dissertations like your planned research. Review other dissertations like your planned research. Continue exploring the literature to stay current in your areas of interest.