In Week 3 you defined and discussed research methodologies (e.g. quantitative, qualitative and mixed-methods). Now, apply these methodologies by identifying which you will use for your particular study. Support your choice with an explanation of why you chose this research method and how it applies to your study. Include the following:
Target population(demographics, sample size among others)
Type of data collection instrument (e.g. Likert Scale survey, interviews, observations, etc.)
Distribution vehicle for data collections for surveys, interviews, focus groups and or observations.
Discuss the significance of validity and reliability as it relates to your study.
This paper should be at least 7 pages with five additional references and in APA format. See Chapter Three: Methodology of examples posted in course.
Week 4 Written Assignment Rubric
Quality of Content (80 Points)
____/40: Discusses target population, type of data collection and vehicle for data collection.
____/40: Describes validity and reliability in detail as well as the significance of these concepts/aspects of the study.
Quality of Writing (20 Points)
___/5: Format Text meets APA/MSE standards.
___/5: Organization Organization of paper demonstrates critical thinking. (Paper contains cover page, introduction, conclusion, headings, and effective transitions).
___/5: Precision Student uses terminology and writes clearly and concisely.
___/5: Mechanics Student spells, constructs sentences, and punctuates correctly.
* On each paper a brief introduction about the background including the problem statement and also include a section of the research question.
I will provide more instructions later a sample of another student work the teacher provided what our paper should look like.