The Laboratory of Practice is an inquiry experience that immerses Ed.D. candidates in investigating practical and significant education-related dilemmas in a Houston-area school, non-profit, or other similar organization. Students will register of 6 hours (2 courses) during one semester to complete this requirement.
Activities that are typically required for the Laboratory of Practice are:
- Develop Research Questions
- Design a plan of inquiry
- Search for related literature regarding the research question
- Conduct Field Work
- Analyze findings
- Articulate reasonable solutions to the challenge in question
- Work as a collaborative team with fellow educators/students.
Faculty members with experience and interest in the particular dilemma or context will facilitate the process.