edd568 | Graduate
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.
This graduate-level course is 8 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Assembling the Action Research Project 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 action research project proposal.
Finalizing the Action Research Project Proposal
- Identify ways action research can make a difference.
- Evaluate progress on the action research project proposal.
Professional Presentation Skills for Researchers
- Analyze techniques to overcome fear of public speaking.
- Compare and contrast the elements of effective and ineffective public speaking.
- Examine the elements of successful conference presentations.
Components of the Action Research Project Proposal
- Develop a viable action research problem statement.
- Select a research methodology and a research design.
- Identify data collection methods by which research problems can be measured.
Construction of Chapters I and II of the Action Research Project Proposal
- Develop a full-sentence outline for the action research project for Chapters I and II.
- 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.
Construction of Chapters III and IV of the Action Research Project Proposal
- Develop a full-sentence outline for the action research project for Chapters III and IV.
- Relate the problem statement to the goals and expected outcomes of the action research project to ensure alignment.
- Select appropriate statistical tests for analysis of data.
- Identify the solution strategy of the action research project as supported by the literature.
Disseminating the Action Research Project Proposal
- Produce the action research project proposal—Chapters I to IV complete with front and back matter.
- Prepare an overview of the action research project proposal for presentation.
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