Beginning sections of a Research Proposal: Education programs in correctional institutions

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
Border Protection
Bullying in Schools
Crime Displacement
Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED)
Contraband in Prison
Community Policing
Date Rape
Domestic Violence
Drug Courts
Drug Use
Drunk Driving
Education programs in correctional institutions
Electronic Monitoring
Failure to Appear (FTA)
Family Court
Gun Control
House Arrest
Juvenile Delinquency
Mediation Courts
Mentally Ill Offenders
Officer Safety
Police – Citizen Relations
Police Officer Training
Police Patrols
Prison Crowding
Prison Escapes
Sex Offenders
Shop Lifting
Stolen Cars
Surveillance Cameras (CCTV)
Texting while Driving
Use of Force
Use of Tasers