Research And Statistics In Human Services / University Of Phoenix

Research And Statistics In Human Services / University Of Phoenix

Week 2 Individual

Sampling and Data Collection in Research Paper

Read Ch. 5 and Ch. 7 of Applied Social Research.

Complete theUniversity of Phoenix Material:Sampling and Data Collection in Research Paper.

Week 2 Learning Team

Literature Review

Read Ch. 4 of Practical Research Planning and Design.

Complete theUniversity of Phoenix Material:Literature Review. The word count should be 1050-1400 words. You should include 10 references.

Week 3 Learning Team

Journal Article Critique Paper

Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Journal Article Critique Paper. Submit a 1050-1400 word paper.

Week 4 Learning Team

Research Evaluation Paper

Research in the University Library to locate at least two research studies on human services management that provide examples of the two types of evaluation research.

Write a 700- to 1050–word paper about research evaluation. Include the following topics in your paper:

· Describe research evaluation and why it is important.

· Describe the two types of evaluation research and provide examples for each type from the research studies you located in the University Library.

· Identify at least one example for each of the following topics that you plan to use for your research proposal due on Week Five:

o Formative research

o Proximal goal

o Long-term goal

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines and include a title page and a reference page (No abstract is necessary).

Week 5 Learning Team

Research Proposal

Read “A 15-Step Model for Writing a Research Proposal” in this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.

Submit a 2800- to 3500-word research proposal on a human-services-related topic of your choice. Include the following:

· Title page

· Abstract

· Introduction and literature review:

o Refer to the Learning Team assignments for Week Two: Research Problem and Literature Review.

o Make sure that this section address the following:

· Background information on the topic area

· Scope/rationale for the proposal or importance of the study

· Statement of the research question /hypothesis/research problem

· Methodology

o Participants or target population (age, gender, inclusion and exclusion criteria, and so on)

o Recruitment and informed consent process

o Sampling method and sample size

o Research design, including independent variable(s) and dependent variable(s)

o Instrumentation or data collection methods (including data collection time points, reliability and validity)

· Proposed data analyses

o Descriptive statistics

o Inferential statistics

o Predicted findings

· Timeline for the proposed study

· References

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines and include a title page and a reference page (No abstract is necessary).

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