ILP Handbook - part1_sept09[1] Wulf

ILP Handbook - part1_sept09[1] Wulf - I LP Handbook...

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Unformatted text preview: I LP Handbook Independent Learning Project Fall 2009 The Independent Learning Project Process 2 Step Refer to section Page ILP Planning Assign ment 1 Understand the requirements of the ILP. Introduction 3 2 Brainstorm topics and narrow choice to three possible topics. Choosing a Topic 4 Brainstorming Possibl e Topics 3 Select one topic and formulate problem statement. Topic Develop ment 6 Topic Develo pment 4 Write a proposal setting out what you plan to research, your reasons for choosing this topic, and how you plan to conduct your research. Include an initial literature review. Writing the Proposal 8 ILP Proposal 5 Expand literature review to show that you have a good understanding of the background to your topic. Literature Review 9 Literature Review 6 Plan in detail how you intend to carry out research. Methodology and Research Design 11 Methodology 7 Collect and analyze data. Data Analysis 14 8 9 10 Write the first draft of the ILP. . Formatting and Typing Revise draft(s) and produce final copy Complete and submit the final ILP Elements of the ILP ILP format Completing the final document 15 16 17 Outline First Draft MM ILP Handbook/September 2009 page 3 The Independent Learning Project Additional Resources Topic Refer to section Page Details on what goes into each section of the ILP Further Resources: library, research and writing support How the College evaluates ILPs. Student Commitment Not to Plagiarize Form ILP Template Further Resources Evaluation Criteria Student Commitment Not to Plagiarize 19 -38 39 40 43 Planning Assignments to develop your project Planning Assignments 44 4 Introduction Purpose The Independent Learning Project (ILP) is a requirement for all Master of Management students at Cambridge College. It enables students to demonstrate that they can think critically, undertake research, apply theory to a practical situation, and present their findings and recommendations in writing. The criteria used by the College to evaluate ILPs are shown on page 18. Outline requirements are that the ILP: Relates to current issues in Management, and to the students choice of Concentration. Has personal and practical relevance to the student in the workplace or the community. Is original work. Demonstrates that the student has gained a thorough understanding of the subject area through research, analysis of current management literature, and critical thinking. Is researched using appropriate techniques and in sufficient depth to give meaningful outcomes. Provides evidence of the students management skills, including project planning, meeting deadlines, overcoming hurdles, and responding to feedback. Is presented in American Psychological Association (APA) format and the main body is at least 50 pages in length....
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This note was uploaded on 05/30/2011 for the course BUS 515 taught by Professor Blossom during the Spring '10 term at Strayer.

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