Wk 7 – Research Design

 Assignment Content

For this week’s assignment, you will select an appropriate research design for your research plan. Once you have selected an appropriate design, you must locate and review references developed by the primary methodologists associated with that design. You can find a list of methodologists in the Dissertation Guide, located in CDS Central.

Review the “Selecting an Appropriate Research Design” video and the College of Doctoral Studies Dissertation Guide.

Selecting an Appropriate Research Design Transcript

Select a research design that you might potentially use to achieve your study purpose.

Select a research design that you might potentially use to achieve your study purpose.

This assignment has two parts.

Part 1: Paper
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that discusses whether the research design you selected is a quantitative or qualitative design and why this design appropriately aligns with your Problem, Purpose, and Research Question(s).

Part 2: Research Outline
Using the Research Outline Template provided in Wk 3, add the research design, along with Part 1 of this assignment, the revised problem and purpose statements, the revised RQs, and the revised research method and justification from Wk 6. 

Include APA-formatted in-text citations, a title page, and a reference page. 

Submit your assignment.

Resources

CDS Central
CDS Central > Student Resources