Instructions: Each requirement of the assignment must be addressed and answered completely and you must
give detailed explanation of your answer to receive full credit
Please see requirement of the assignment and then follow it with the answer/response.
Purpose: This assignment is intended to the walk you through the starting period of research that is dedicated to
two primary objectives:
Examine research techniques; research questions; describe the research process and activities
Discuss research methodology in the published research article
1. Study the research article provided with this assignment carefully and thoroughly .
2. Formulate at least ONE research question within the article.
3. Go through and answer each of the guiding questions for each of the research questions (or each
of the research topics) that you selected above. The list of guiding questions is provided in the
relevant section below (taken directly from the lecture slides).
4. Examine each of the components of developing research questions (motivation, specification of
problem statement, and justification) and discuss thoroughly how it applies to (or how it is
addressed in) each of the research questions
A 15 to 20-pages paper, double spaced with reasonable margins, font size and references. This is due
in-class at the due date indicated at the top of this assignment.
You must have a cover page for this assignment that is marked with: the assignment title, your student
id, your name, the course and section number, your professor’s name, as well as the submission date.
List of Helpful
Here is a list of some websites that might prove to be helpful:
List of Guiding
Here is a list of guiding questions that you need to answer for each of the research questions (or each
of the research topics) that you selected above
State the field of research the research question(s) belong(s) to?
What do understand by the body of knowledge in that field?
What is the significance of this research in the field?
Do you consider a vast research has already been conducted in this area? List few websites
pertaining the articles on the same topic
What research methods are used in the study and what are their benefits?
What is your opinion about research design and any themes used in the article
Describe your reaction on the results and discuss how they fulfill your expectations.
Write the full citation of the article in APA format
The following guidelines will be used in evaluating your submitted report for this assignment:
1. List of the websites that you visited in search for topic of this article – 10%
2. A description on body of knowledge related to the article– 10%
3. A description on the significance of the subject generally focused in the article – 10%
4. Formulation of at least one research question on the topic – 10%
5. Description on research methods used in the article and benefits 15%
6. A description on research design and themes of the article - 10%
7. Examination and critical evaluation of the article and presented material including results and
recommendations in detail – 20%
8. Report structure, clarity, and format including use of correct spelling, grammar, professional
vocabulary – 10%
9. Citing sufficient number of references and sources using correct APA style) – 5%