2019-2020 Catalog

ECU 601 Master of Education Capstone Project

For the Capstone project, candidates complete a full Action Research Cycle in which candidates integrate research-based process, methodology, and evidence-based decision making into their own professional practice. The focus is on validity and alignment of theoretical foundations with intervention and assessment methodologies. Emphasis is placed on the inclusion of: a research proposal; problem statement; rationale; objectives and/or hypothesis; review of literature; implementation strategies; data collection; findings; measurement of change and conclusion. Candidates demonstrate their ability to meet standards set for knowledge, skills and performance in a professional workforce setting.