RES 8100 The Nature of Knowing: Library Research

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Assignment 2 – Dissecting a Quantitative Research Report

For this assignment, the student must locate a recent manuscript from a peer-reviewed journal
that utilized the quantitative method. The student will identify the major components and discuss the purpose of each section: Introduction, Methods, Results, and Discussion. Next, each aspect of the report will be dissected by using the appropriate annotation and page number. The subcomponents to be identified is the problem of the study, the theoretical framework, the research questions, the population and sample, the tools for measurement, design and procedures, statistical procedures and findings. The student will provide a final discussion on the potential
limitations of the study.

Assignment 3

Every assignment must include the FCE title page. Please consult the FCE Standard Format for Written Assignments for additional formatting requirements for assignments.

For this assignment, the student must locate a recent manuscript from a peer-reviewed journal that utilized the qualitative method. The student will identify the major components and discuss the purpose of each section: Introduction, Methods, Results, and Discussion. Next, each aspect of the report will be dissected by using the appropriate direct quotation and page number. The sub-components to be identified is the problem of the study, the theoretical framework, the research questions or objectives, the population and sample, data-collection procedures, data analysis techniques, and findings. The student will provide a final discussion on the ethical considerations of the study.

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