Research Paper

Project Id:

1177683

Posted By:

Crab

Project Title:

Research Paper

Writing Type:

Original

Project Type:

Gold

Status:

IN PROGRESS

Created:

 

Homeland security

Number Of Pages:

4     Double-spaced (1200 words)

Number Of Sources:

6

Type of Document:

Research Proposal

Academic Level:

Master

Citation Style:

Chicago-Author-Date

Attachment(s):

N/A

Solution Files(s):

N/A

Description:

The goal of the first assignment is to present a clear research project. The research proposal must be 4-5 pages (do not exceed 5 pages of text) in length not including title page, abstract, and reference list. 1) Present the research problem that will be assessed and provide contextual information that helps demonstrate an understanding of the nature of the problem. 2) Clearly state a single SPECIFIC and academically rigorous research question and hypothesis. [Note – ONE academically rich research question]. 3) Explain why this case study is important to investigate. What can be learned from this situation? How the knowledge gained through the research will broaden the research community’s understanding of the topic. 4) Provide a preliminary literature review the includes at least 8 preliminary sources, 6 of which must be from peer-reviewed journals. The literature review will discuss the key concepts, theories, and paradigms related to the issue (case study) by grouping the material in relevant categories. The literature review will not be a simple listing of one article and then another article. The student is to use the Chicago citation method. Please note there are two Chicago styles including the author-date style, and bibliography-notes style. Make sure the citation style is consistent throughout the paper. 5) Discuss the theoretical framework developed out of the literature review. In this section, the student will summarize/synthesize some of the theories/models and concepts such as Grounded Theory, Rational Choice Theory, or Game Theory to assess the research question. 6) Discuss the research design (methodology) that will be used to assess the central research question. Also, the student will state a clear and concise research hypothesis based on the literature review. Paper Format: The proposal must include a title page, abstract, introduction, initial literature review, theoretical framework, research design, conclusion, and reference page. The title page, abstract and reference page are not part of the 4-to-5-page length. The paper will have 1-inch borders on all four sides, use a Times New Roman 12-point font, be double line spaced, and not have an extra line spacing between paragraphs (no triple line spacing). The student may need to turn this off function in WORD by going to paragraph settings and select don’t add space between paragraphs of the same style. Since this is an INTL course the student must use the Chicago parenthetical citation style for the references page. Abstract: The abstract conveys the research topic, notes the method in use, and articulates the argument behind the study in 150 words or less. Introduction. The introduction clearly and concisely conveys the area, topic, and direction of the research. It shows how the study generally fits into the current body of knowledge. The research problem and the statement of significance or research question seeks to clearly establishes the relevance of the case study within intelligence studies. Below are key components of the introduction. Provide a clear general research question and context leading to a specific, clear, and concise research question. Provide background and contextual material justifying why the student is studying this research topic. If the student is having trouble developing a good academically rigorous research question, please review the following pages on from the Trefrey Library link to SAGE Research Methods. This resource supports graduate research by providing material to guide users through every step of the research process, including video tutorials showing research in action. There are also “Little Green Books”” for quantitative research and “Little Blue Books” for qualitative research application. These short books address advanced topics such as Meta-Analysis

Stuck With A Lot Of Homework Assignments And Feeling Stressed ? Take Professional Academic Assistance & Get 100% Plagiarism Free Papers

Get Help By Expert

For students who are struggling with essay writing, we can be a lifesaver. We offer essay writing help for students of all levels, from elementary school to college. Our team of experienced assignment writers can help you with any type of essay, from persuasive essays to comparative essays. So if you're struggling with essay writing, don't hesitate to contact us for assistance.

Answer

Looking For Plagiarism Free Answers For Your College/ University Assignments.