Examine the theoretical framework used in the study and assess its appropriateness for the selected research question.
Assignment 2: RA 1: Research Methodologies
In this assignment, you will evaluate the research methodologies used in a particular study to apply the knowledge you have gained in the course. This will be your opportunity to explore a research study in depth and gain a stronger understanding of both conducting the research and also reporting the outcome of that research.
Read the following article from the Argosy University online library resources:
Then, in a 5- to 6-page paper:
- Evaluate the research methodologies used. In your evaluation, make sure that you:
- Examine the theoretical framework used in the study and assess its appropriateness for the selected research question.
- Evaluate the way in which the literature review portion of the article informed and supported the research.
- Analyze the instruments used in data collection and discuss how they were an appropriate selection to achieve the desired outcomes.
- Evaluate the results and conclusions drawn and discuss the extent to which they supported the research question.
- Evaluate the ethical considerations that the researchers kept in mind regarding multicultural diversity in data collection, analysis, and interpretation.
- Write your paper in a Microsoft Word document and save it as M3_A2_Lastname_Firstname.doc. Include a title and reference page and apply APA standards to the citation of sources, including use of in-text citations and full references.
- By Wednesday, January 6, 2016, post your saved paper to the M3 Assignment 2 RA 1 Dropbox.
RA 1 is worth 200 points and will be graded according to the following rubric.