Critique the quality of the literature reviews conducted for two different types of studies- quantitative and qualitative research.
Identify and discuss the research questions, sampling and sampling sizes, research designs (qualitative vs. quantitative), hypothesis, data collection methods, and research findings.
Discuss the credibility of the sources and the research/researchers findings.
400-word minimum/550-word maximum without the references.
Minimum of 3 references (the course textbook must be one of the references) in APA format, must have been published within last 3-5 years
Module 05 Content
- Personal branding is an essential element for marketing yourself and the skills that make you successful. According to Khedher (2014), “Individuals involved in personal branding develop their human capital by investing in continuous learning; enhance their social capital through visibility and notoriety and access to financial success and economic profitability.”
Personal branding allows you to stand out from the crowd by projecting a positive image, behavior and actions. Prior to beginning this assignment, please review the video below and reflect on your personal experiences. Think about the most professional person (fictional or real) that you know. What characteristics make them stand out? After completing these tasks, you must write a personal brand statement.
- Length: Minimum of 3 paragraphs (1 paragraph brand statement & 2 paragraphs outlining how the personal brand can guide your career goals)
- Format: Times New Roman, font size 12
- Mechanics: APA Style (6th Edition). Must include a cover page and reference page
Khedher, M., (2014). Personal branding phenomenon. Retrieved from: http://ijibm.elitehall.com/IJIBM_Vol6No2_May2014.pdf
- Create your poster on Portrait view using Ledger Paper Size (11 inches wide by 17 inches tall).
- Save your poster as an image (either: jpg, tiff, or png)
- Minimum image resolution should be 150 ppi/dpi.
Your Policy poster should have the following sections:
- Title: Should draw interest and should give a general idea of what your policy is about. The title should describe the policy your are proposing, not the problem.
- Policy description and target audience: i) describe what your policy is, ii) indicate to whom you are addressing this policy (specific federal/state government entity, specific government agency, etc.) and, iii) indicate who would benefit from this policy.
- Rationale: 2-3 sentences explaining why this policy is important. Give statistics and factual information to help your audience understand the scope of the problem that your policy is trying to address. This is similar to the introduction paragraph of your scientific background but with a lot less text and ideally some graphics.
- Scientific background: one (1) paragraph (150-200 words) summarizing the key supporting facts, based of your policy background. This should be physiological effects such as what we have been studying in this course.
- Expected outcomes: 2-3 sentences explaining the benefits you expect for your target population. This is similar to the conclusion paragraph of your scientific background but with a lot less text.
- Assessment: one (1) paragraph (150-200 words) summarizing a plan for how you would assess and evaluate the effectiveness of your policy. How would you know if your policy is working? What evidence should be collected?
- References: List the references that you cited in your poster.
Create a Venn Diagram listing at least 3 similarities and 5 differences between jails and prisons, and. You can use Microsoft Word or another similar tool to create your Venn Diagram for your posting. In addition to the similarities and differences, discuss one idea you have to improve this system. Then, locate additional background information on jails and prisons. Document your sources using the APA format.