Using Times New Roman Aw Education

Using Times New Roman Aw Education

Using Times New Roman Aw Education

AW Education- please complete all parts and label them so that I will not be confused, do not commit if you’re not going to complete.

Part 1

  • Choose a topic that is highly debated in the education world such as the use of standardized tests, single-gender classrooms, technology in education, pay for performance of teachers, etc.
  • Find one article that supports a position and one article that is against that position. Post the links to each of those articles in the discussion board.
  • Which article do you think is more credible and why? Support your answer with the information you learned from the readings this week and the material in your articles.

Part 2

Find four (4) peer-reviewed quantitative articles related to your topic. Read each article.

Write a three to five (3-5) page paper in which you:

  • Summarize each article [approximately one to two (1-2) paragraphs per article] and identify the:
  • Purpose of the research.
  • Problem statement.
  • Gaps in literature that studied the problem.
  • Research question and/or hypotheses.
  • Theory or conceptual framework.
  • Findings of the research.
  • Describe one to two (1-2) aspects of each article that are relevant to the research topic you have chosen.
  • Provide a preliminary reference page in APA format of the articles you summarized.
  • Include at least four (4) peer-reviewed quantitative or qualitative articles related to your topic.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Conduct a literature review for a given research topic.

Part 3

For this assignment, you will create the second part of your research paper. The literature review should consist of a total of seven to ten (7-10) articles related to your research topic. These articles may include any articles you have previously found throughout this course. You should use the headings below for the sections of your paper.

Write a three to five (3-5) page paper in which you:

  • Identify two to three (2-3) common themes in the literature.
  • Contrast the findings and results of the literature.
  • Identify gaps in the literature.
  • Summarize the literature as it relates to your topic.
  • Include seven to ten (7-10) peer-reviewed quantitative or qualitative articles related to your topic.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Conduct a literature review for a given research topic.

Part 4

If you have ever asked a question, wondered why something is as it is, or tried to understand an event, you have engaged in research. For this assignment, you will create the first part of your research paper. You should use the headings below for the sections of your paper.

You will craft the framework of your research using the articles you collected and summarized from Assignment 1 and / or other articles you found that relate to your research topic. Assignments 2, 3, and 4 will all build on each other to create one comprehensive research paper. Each time you submit an assignment, your instructor will provide feedback that you can use moving forward with the other parts of the research paper.

Write a seven to ten (7-10) page paper in which you:

  • Introduction Section – Describe the:
  • Introduction to your topic.
  • Purpose of your research.
  • Problem statement.
  • Literature Review – Summarize the literature you collected related to your topic. (This will mainly be from Assignment 2.)
  • Research Question – Identify the:
  • Gap(s) in the literature.
  • Research question or hypotheses of your topic.
  • Proposed theory for your research.
  • Include at least six (6) peer-reviewed articles related to your topic.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Determine the best research methodology for a given educational research topic.
  • Conduct a literature review for a given research topic.
  • Describe ethical considerations in the research process.
  • Write an educational research proposal.
  • Interpret educational research results.

Part 5

What do reporters, crime scene investigators, and sports broadcasters have in common? All of these occupations are focused on reporting the results from data or information. The final part of your research paper is about the data procedures, reporting, and interpretation of the results of your research topic.

For this assignment, you will create the last part of your research paper. Build on your paper from Assignments 2 and 3, and integrate feedback from your instructor. You should use the headings below for the sections of your paper.

Write a twelve to fifteen (12-15) page paper (this includes the work you already completed in Assignments 2 and 3) in which you:

These items you should have already completed in Assignments 2 and 3:

  • Describe the:
    • Introduction to your topic.
    • Purpose of your research.
    • Problem statement.
  • Summarize the literature you collected related to your topic.
    • Identify the:
    • Gap(s) in the literature.
    • Research question or hypotheses of your topic.
    • Proposed theory for your research.
  • Identify two to three (2-3) common themes in the literature.
  • Contrast the findings and results of the literature.
  • Include seven to ten (7-10) peer-reviewed quantitative or qualitative articles related to your topic.

These items are new for Assignment 4:

  • Describe the participants in the study.
  • Methodology
    • Describe the research instrument participants completed in the study.
    • Explain the procedures that you conducted.
  • Perform the data analysis.
  • Interpret Results
    • Summarize your findings.
    • Interpret the results of the data analysis.
    • Describe the limitations of your research.
  • Write a conclusion where you pose additional research questions that can be studied from your research.

Remember to address the feedback from your instructor for Assignments 2 and 3.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Determine the best research methodology for a given educational research topic.
  • Conduct a literature review for a given research topic.
  • Describe ethical considerations in the research process.
  • Write an educational research proposal.
  • Interpret educational research results.

Part 6

Write a few sentences (2-4) of why you choose the topic, why It is important to you, and what will it add to the larger body of knowledge on the subject.

  • Go to the Strayer library (research.strayer.edu) and do an initial search for information on your research topic. Post one relevant article on your research topic from the past year.
  • Describe the research question, research method, and independent and dependent variables in the article.

Part 7

Do a search for one quality article about your topic that would include in your literature review (must be different than the article you posted last week.)

  • Do a general search for an article about your topic that is nota quality article (try to keep the article within the past year).
  • Post both links to each article and the citation in APA format but do not note which article is which.

Part 8

  • Search for a qualitative research study in education from the past 6 months and post the link.
  • Identify the research design, purpose, and focus from the study.
  • Respond to at least one of your classmates.
    • Identify the data collection method used in the study.
    • What is at least one ethical consideration of the researchers for this study?

Part 9

Search for a quantitative research study in education from the past six months.

  • Identify the research problem, research question and/or hypothesis, and what type of research design the study used (nonexperimental research vs descriptive and type).