Research Process and Methods
- Format your reference section and references used in your prompts and chart according to APA guidelines. Include a title page, an introduction, a conclusion and references.
- Review steps covered in the textbook, the classroom, other readings, and resources, including the Methods Map Visual Search Tool in the University Library.
- Cite at least 3 peer-reviewed references to support your assignment. Use the resources in the University Library to ensure you have correctly cited your references.
- Complete the sections below in a written, APA style 1,000-word (minimum, over 1,000 is fine) paper. Use APA internal headers named to match the sections below (see purple font below but use black in your APA paper for the header).
What you need to write about:
Steps in the research process
In the Week 1 Talking Points we discuss seven of these. List and explain the steps in the research process.
The Research Question and Hypothesis
Explain the difference between a research question and a hypothesis.
Common Research Designs
List and provide a brief description of qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods research designs and explain the difference between these research methodologies.