Many learners approach a doctoral program with great enthusiasm. However, enthusiasm and passion alone do not guarantee success. Often, learners want
to begin the research process immediately without the proper skills in place to be successful. Although, passion is necessary, it is important that all learners
develop a plan of action to be successful. All learners must make a transition from being a student completing assignments to being a self-directed
***Considering that this requires students to be A)self-motivated, B) to engage in reflective scholarly practice, and C)to be receptive to feedback and critique
from peers and faculty.
- How might these three practices detailed above in (A-C) support your development of a doctoral identity and help you meet the academic expectations for
doctoral learners? What potential challenges to do you foresee with incorporating these practices into your routine? What adjustments will you need to make
to overcome these challenges? (This response does not require research support.)