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240_Written_Assignme - SAN JOS STATE UNIVERSITY School of Social Work Research Sequence ScWk 240 Sections 8 and 9 Fall 2008 Written Assignment#1

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SAN JOSÉ STATE UNIVERSITY School of Social Work Research Sequence ScWk 240, Sections 8 and 9 Fall 2008 Written Assignment #1 ( Due at the start of class, 9/19/08) Please write in no more than 2 pages (not including the Title Page): 1) Problem/Issue : Introduce the problem and a brief background to this issue. At the end of this part, give your research statement which clearly identifies the specifics of the problem/issue you are planning to address in your investigation. Literally have a sentence that starts, “This research examines…”; 2) Relevance to Social Work : Explain the context of your study and why it is relevant to social work. Specifically, why is this topic worth studying, especially in the context of the transcultural perspective? How can the study help our understanding of the issue? How would the study contribute to the field of social work and the professional knowledge base? Is there a dearth of research in this area? Please begin to use citations from the literature in this section where appropriate; and 3) Research Question and/or Hypothesis : State your specific research question(s) and/or hypothesis(es) , depending on the qualitative or quantitative nature of your study. 4) Title Page : Give your project a working title and put this on your Title Page. Paper Components and Format: Please submit all assignments in APA format. Regard Written Assignment #1 as the first draft of your introduction and imagine how it fits into a complete research proposal. Items asterisked and in bold italics are part of Written Assignment #1: * Title Page [Please submit this page with an appropriate working title] Abstract * Introduction [Written Assignment #1: First Draft of Introduction] Literature Review Methods Anticipated Findings and Implications * References [List references, if any, BUT NOT REQUIRED FOR ASSIGNMENT #1]
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240_Written_Assignme - SAN JOS STATE UNIVERSITY School of Social Work Research Sequence ScWk 240 Sections 8 and 9 Fall 2008 Written Assignment#1

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