One Paragraph Purpose Ncu African American Men B
The task at hand entails searching peer-reviewed research literature and selecting a few studies to carefully examine and further critique with respect to the extent and manner by which the research is situated within a theoretical framework.
Before starting this chapter, view these videos:
Writing the Methodology chapter in a dissertation | YouTube (Cecile Badenhorst, 2015)
Theoretical & Conceptual Frameworks in the Dissertation | YouTube (Frances Chumney, 2016)
First: Perform a peer-reviewed* research literature review, looking specifically at empirical research studies that are of interest to the Dissertation topic on Mental Health and the African American Community. Select two interesting studies that represent the topic of interest and offer opportunity to review theoretical underpinnings. Paper should be 7-9 pages in total.
*Note: Dissertation studies are NOT peer-reviewed. Thus, do NOT select/include dissertation research studies for this task.
Next: Carefully read through the studies selected a few times or so, placing careful thought and consideration to the extent and manner by which the research is situated within a theoretical framework.
Finally: Prepare a 2- to 3-page critical analysis of each study, focusing specifically on the extent and manner by which the research is situated within a particular theoretical framework, to address each of the following items:
1. Introduction of the study (one paragraph):
2. Theoretical Framework/Foundation:
3. Research methodology and research design:
4. Conclusion and Reflection: