AbstractThis is a semester long research project to be used in a research methods course. The assignment involves scaffolding: topic proposal, annotated bibliography, proposal, final paper, and oral presentation. This assignment has been successfully used at a community college and results in projects that are suitable for professional presentation or could be...
- Subject Area(s):
- Research Methods
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- Class Level(s):
- College 200
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Learning Goals and Assessments
- The research project is designed to give students the opportunity to go through the research process from start to finish with continual feedback along the way.
- The research project draws on course material and asks students to apply what they are learning in the course to their own project.
- The research project is designed to provide a base that could be built upon in an upper-level research methods course.
- 15-20 page paper
- 10-15 minute oral presentation