This week you will draft several sections of your research proposal. This draft should be 3 – 4 pages in length and include a minimum of five resources (it will be used as the foundation for the entire proposal in unit 9).
Select a topic from the list.
Retrieve the research proposal template
Resource: Research Proposal Example
Complete the following sections for your research proposal:
Title page: Follow APA formatting for the title page.
Introduction: present your topic, a problem statement, and some general information about your topic.
Review of Literature: Summarize at least five relevant/related research studies relating to your chosen topic.
Variables: Give a brief description of your independent variable and dependent variable.
Hypothesis: Provide the specific hypothesis statement which includes the independent and dependent variable.
References: You must include correctly-formatted APA in-text citations in the body of your proposal, and a matching reference list in appropriate APA form.
Remember to format your work consistent with APA guidelines.
Topic List for Unit 8 Research Proposal
Bullying in Schools
Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED)
Contraband in Prison
Education programs in correctional institutions
Failure to Appear (FTA)
Mentally Ill Offenders
Police – Citizen Relations
Police Officer Training
Surveillance Cameras (CCTV)
Texting while Driving
Use of Force
Use of Tasers