This assignment will focus on the Methodology Research Paper for the study that you proposed in your Problem Significance and Review of Literature Assignment. Once again, your modules and your textbook will help you develop the sections of this paper. For example, when you are deciding on your study design, you will go to the Module 6 and review the power points and read Chapters 9 and 10 in your textbook. The information in these resources will help you decide on the type of design that best fits your study.
Here are some tips for the sections of the Methodology Assignment. Use the following headings to develop APA headings for your paper. Include the following information in each section.
Purpose: Use the corrected draft from your other assignment. Identify the purpose of the study. You will write this as:
Methodology Research Design: identify the type of design you will use. Be specific—descriptive, quasi-experimental or experimental is not enough. Examples might include: Randomized control trial, cohort, correlational, pre-test-post-test, etc. The text provides descriptions of the designs. Be sure to include why the design is appropriate for the study. This sentence should be referenced.
answers with the course’s readings and at least two scholarly journal articles. The article’s purpose is to support your positions, claims, and observations, in addition to your textbook.
Sources ProQuest and EBSCOhost are great sites to find resources. Also, write in a concise and logical, using excellent grammar and style techniques. Additionally, the quality of your writing dictates grading criteria. On the other hand, if you use direct quotes from books or articles, place the words you copied (use parenthesis) and cite them in-line. Also, only use sources within the five-year range.