Complete project instructions are available in your course shell in BlackBoard
For your final you will produce a research proposal, for which you will conduct some literature research and a cumulative overview of the semester’s efforts.
Identify the sociological topic that you are interested in researching
Pose a research question you have for this sociological topic
Pose a hypothesis
Find two (2) peer-reviewed academic journal articles related to your research question
Propose one (1) research method you would use to further research your question.
Conclude with an explanation of why it is important to research your question
Use the library databases (see the Finding Articles tab) or one of the recommended online sources (see the Online Resources tab) to research your topic.
Directions on how to create an Annotated Bibliography and examples, can be found under the Annotated Bibliography tab.
You can find information about APA format under the Citing and Plagiarism tab on this guide.
To get help with research on your country from a librarian either in person, by phone, email, text, or chat. Look under the Get Help tab to see how to contact the librarian who taught your library session and get information on library hours.
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This is a very abbreviated version of the project. You cannot complete the assignment using only the information below
You have been assigned a multi-part project. It will consist of:
1: A Research Question on a sociological problem relating to inequality.
Explain the role of sociological perspectives, social institutes and social structures as they relate to your topic.
2: Annotated Bibliography
Prepare annotated bibs for scholarly research articles relating to your topic.
3: Research Proposal
Prepare a research proposal. The proposal will include a literature review, relate your research topic to appropriate sociological theories and include a suitable methodology for conducting research.
4: Research Proposal Presentation
Explain your topic and proposed research study to the class. Presentation should include a slideshow.
Slideshow visuals should be informative:
Source: Barriers to Healthcare among Nonelderly Adults by Insurance Status, 2017. (2018). Retrieved from http://files.kff.org/attachment//fact-sheet-key-facts-about-the-uninsured-population
NOT an informative visual (this is a decoration):