I learned from students with different perspectives who came from different industries across a number of countries.
When fleshing out your dissertation, use that global network to your advantage. It’s likely they’ll have suggestions on how you can approach your topic from different cultural perspectives.
Be prepared to explore what you don’t know and deepen what you already do know.
Strong research typically results in more questions.
You’ve learned more about why you should earn your Doctor of Education (Ed D), and now you’re ready to apply.
As part of the Northeastern application process, however, you’re required to submit a problem of practice that you want to pursue throughout the course of your doctoral program.
A student’s degree depends on this paper and because of that it has to be excellent.
A good dissertation requires a lot of study and intense research.
But how do you arrive at that problem of practice and narrow your area of interest down into a specific dissertation topic? A lot of work goes into your dissertation—from the literature review, where you’re conducting a critical analysis of what’s been published on your topic, to interviewing stakeholders and actually writing the dissertation itself.
Each of those steps take time, so you want to choose a topic that will keep you engaged and hold your interest.