Study Design

Study Design

The next step in the research process is immersing oneself in the empirical literature on your research topic to determine the extent to which your research question (identified in Module 1) has been addressed. To this end, please use the Trident University Online Library to conduct a literature search on your research topic.

Remember, your goal is to discover the extent to which a knowledge gap exists with regard to your specific research question. Locate five peer-reviewed journal articles that present studies relevant to your topic, and synthesize these into a four-page paper that summarizes the “current state of knowledge” with regard to your research question. Note specifically,

  1. Study findings relative your research question (Drug Addiction and Criminal Behavior)(positive, negative, and inconclusive)
  2. Any additional questions left unanswered by these studies
  3. How addressing your research question would help to fill a knowledge gap (should your research question fall short of this, you may need to propose an alternative one)
  4. The specific population to which your study will apply (and ultimately, your study’s targeted sample)

    Study Design

  • You are expected to consult the scholarly literature in preparing your paper; you are also expected to incorporate relevant background readings.
  • Your paper should be written inyour own words. This will enable me to assess your level of understanding.
  • In order to earn full credit, you must clearly show that you have read ALL required background materials.
  • Be sure to cite your references in the text of all papers and on the reference list at the end. For examples, look at the way the references are listed in the modules and on the background reading list.
  • Proofread your paper to be sure grammar and punctuation are correct and that each part of the assignment has been address clearly and completely.

Length: 4 pages typed, double-spaced.

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