ASSIGNMENT ONE (Complete Parts 1-5)
TEXTBOOK(S) AND REQUIRED MATERIALS: Title: An Invitation to Social Research How It’s Done Author: Emily Stier Adler & Roger Clark Publisher: Cengage Learning Year Published: 2014
Go to www.apastyle.org and review all the parts of the Style and Grammar Guide and Instructional Aids. Through the links, you will learn about the required citations and Reference format. There will also be samples of papers, citations and references.
Describe all parts that are available through the guides and aids. Identify several items of new learning for you. Include what exact format is required for a Title Page and Reference page and when and how an in-text citation used
Use the textbook to define and/or explain the following – in your own words.
Experimental Research Design
Hypothesis (and give an example)
Dependent Variable (and give an example)
Independent Variable (and give an example)
Population and Sample
Open-ended and Closed-ended questions
Read Appendix D. Explain, in detail, all parts of a research project proposal as outlined in pages 455-456
Read pgs. 84-88 and explain the Process and Importance of the Literature Review.
Review Box 1.1 on page 12. After you review the examples listed in the book, think of an actual example (from your work or experience) that was actually conducted and explain all aspects of the study. Include the response to the question in your attachment AND POST RESPONSE IN THE DISCUSSION FORUM. RESPOND, IN A SIGNIFICANT WAY, TO THE POST OF AT LEAST ONE OTHER CLASSMATE.