1SAN JOSÉ STATE UNIVERSITY School of Social WorkScWk 298Fall 2009Edward Cohen, Ph.D.Written Assignment #4 Introduction, Literature Review, and Methodology Due: Monday 11/30/09 by email Please write in no morethan 15 (double spaced) pages total: *** The title page, abstract, references, and appendices ARE NOT included in the page limit. Note: see p. 4 for the correct APA heading styles. I.TITLE PAGE– use required format as shown in Syllabus II.Your REVISED INTRODUCTIONincluding the appropriate components [recommended 3 to 4 pages] (2 points). III.Your REVISED LITERATURE REVIEWincluding the appropriate components [recommended 4 to 5 pages] (5 points) IV.Your METHODS [recommended 5 to 6 pages] (10 points). Make sure to include only the relevant content under the correct categories (i.e. don’t include sampling information in your Research Design section): A.Research Design– Identifying and describing the specific design or method for the quantitative and/or qualitative components of your study, i.e., cross-sectional survey research, classical experimental design, phenomenology, ethnography, etc. B.Sampling– Identifying and describing: 1.Sampling frame, specific sampling method with procedures (i.e., simple random sampling, convenience sampling, etc.), and your anticipated sample size 2.Demographic description, in general, of your prospective participants 3.Study Site – Identifying and describing where your study will take place C.Variables and Measurement, and/or Themes- Including: 1.Operational definition for all quantifiable variables (including controls) and/or description of qualitative themes consistent with your study’s model. 2.Description of quantitative and/or qualitative instruments, for example, a detailed description of the survey and example items for a quantitative measure, and/or the questions asked in an interview. Include how you will be coding variables (including dummy variables). For evaluation studies with two group designs, describe
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