Doctoral Dispositions and Acknowledgement of Review

DOCTORAL DISPOSITIONS AND ACKNOWLGEMENT OF REVIEW: The purpose of this assignment is to ensure learners have reviewed all expectations in the DNP program.

Review the DNP orientation webinar, DPI milestones, DPI example projects, learner expectations, and APA style guides. After reviewing these resources, sign the “Doctoral Dispositions and Acknowledgement of Review” stating that you have agreed to uphold the doctoral dispositions and comply with the expectations of the program.

Submit the signed form to instructor.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.


DNP 801 Topic 2 Doctoral Learning Strategies

The purpose of the assignment is to demonstrate your working knowledge of APA format by writing a paper.

The doctoral Learning process is uniquely autonomous. It is important to develop individual plans for success and use personal strategies to reach your goals.

General Requirements:

  • Review the APA Quiz questions prior to beginning work on your paper.
  • When writing this paper ensure you are speaking from a formal standpoint and are not using I-statements.
  • Doctoral learners are required to use APA style for their writing assignments. The APA Style Guide is located in the Student Success Center.
  • This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
  • You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.


In 750-1,000 words, construct a paper that addresses the following.

  1. Discuss learning experiences one may face prior to the doctoral learning experience. Support your discussion with scholarly evidence.
  2. Research the autonomous nature of doctoral learning. Discuss how doctoral programs and learning skills and strategies employed when completing them is different than other learning experience.
  3.  Conduct a literature review of five scholarly articles related to strategies for success in doctoral programs.
  4. Based upon your research discuss specific strategies you recommend when developing a plan for successful completion of a doctoral program.