Theory to Practice: Implementation and Initial Impact of an Online Doctoral Program

March 16, 2012


This article describes successes and challenges of the first implementation of an online Ed.D. program that impacted students’ professional growth and practice. Based on an analysis of student survey comments, student interviews, and faculty interviews at the end of the first year, program improvements were made for future cohorts. Lessons learned and best practices shared in this article will be useful to other institutions embarking on and engaged in online programs and professional practice degrees.

Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration

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