Wednesday, November 29 | 4:00 p.m. PT

Northeastern University: Writing your Problem of Practice Statement

Online | Hosted on Zoom

About the Event

Rooted in Northeastern University’s Graduate School of Education, the online Doctor of Education program at Northeastern University in Seattle, Charlotte, and Boston aims to cultivate scholar-practitioners who, through lifelong experiential learning, contribute to the transformation of communities toward just and equitable societies.

During this session you will learn about how our EdD students use what we call action research to create change. Every student begins with a problem of practice and use cycles of investigation to find solutions to issues in a particular context to innovate and drive innovative, systemic change in their workplace and/or community. This session is designed to assist you in deciding what that problem of practice is and how to write it out as requested in the application.

You’ll have the opportunity to ask questions and get more details about the program curriculum, developing a problem of practice, and more. Bring your questions for the open Q&A.


About Northeastern

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experiential lifelong learning. Our approach of integrating real-world experience with education, research, and innovation empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create worldwide impact.

Our global university system provides our community and academic, government, and industry partners with unique opportunities to think locally and act globally. The system—which includes 13 campuses across the U.S., U.K., and Canada, 300,000-plus alumni, and 3,000 partners worldwide—serves as a platform for scaling ideas, talent, and solutions.

Northeastern’s personalized, experiential undergraduate and graduate programs lead to degrees through the doctorate in 10 colleges and schools across our campuses. Learning emphasizes the intersection of data, technology, and human literacies, uniquely preparing graduates for careers of the future and lives of fulfillment and accomplishment.

Our research enterprise, with an R1 Carnegie classification, is solutions-oriented and spans the world. Our faculty scholars and students work in teams that cross not just disciplines, but also sectors—aligned around solving today’s highly interconnected global challenges and focused on transformative impact for humankind.