In this course, students learn the basic steps required to write an action research project proposal. Students complete a basic sentence outline and Chapters I through IV of an action research project proposal. The proposal includes an introduction, documentation of the problem, a review of the literature, a recommended solution strategy, and methods for analyzing results.
Prepare an overview of the ARP proposal for presentation.
Produce the ARP proposal.
Professional Presentation Skills for Researchers
Examine the elements of successful conference presentations.
Analyze techniques to overcome fear of public speaking.
Compare and contrast the elements of effective and ineffective public speaking.
Finalizing the ARP Proposal
Identify ways action research can make a difference.
Evaluate progress on the ARP proposal.
Assembling the ARP Proposal
Review APA formatting and style.
Construct the front matter—title page and table of contents—and the back matter—references and appendices—of the ARP proposal.
Construction of Chapters III and IV of the ARP Proposal
Identify the solution strategy of the action research project as supported by the literature.
Select appropriate statistical tests for analysis of data.
Relate the problem statement to the goals and expected outcomes of the action research project to ensure alignment.
Develop a full-sentence outline for the ARP for Chapters III and IV.
Construction of Chapters I and II of the ARP Proposal
Synthesize the major causes of the research problem based on the literature review and the research setting.
Construct an effective literature review for an action research outline.
Develop a full-sentence outline for the ARP for Chapters I and II.
Components of the Action Research Project (ARP) Proposal
Identify data collection methods by which research problems may be measured.
Select a research methodology and a research design.
Develop a viable action research problem statement.
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