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CJA 334 Week 1 Individual Assignment Research Process and Terminology Paper

To be proficient in research, one must know language and process. During this assignment, you will familiarize yourself with research terminology as you use the terms to write your paper.
Prepare a 1,050- to 1,750-word paper in which you describe the research process.
Include the following:
  • Include new terminology learned from the reading.
  • How will this new terminology and knowledge apply to a career in criminal justice?
  • How can not knowing the proper terminology affect you as you conduct criminal justice research?
  • How will knowing these terms be an asset to you when evaluating and analyzing research studies or data?
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
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CJA 334 Week 2 Individual Assignment Gathering Research Data Paper

You are interested in conducting research concerning police officers and their jobs. The information you want to gather, including job satisfaction or job hazards, is up to you as long as you clearly state the goal of your research. The method you use should be appropriate for the goal of your research.
Develop a 1,050- to 1,750-word paper addressing what you have learned about criteria for criminal justice research, specifically with regards to what research method is appropriate in your proposal.
Address the following questions:
  • What is the goal or purpose behind your proposed research?
  • What type of interview structure would you use? Why?
  • What would be some questions you would ask? Why?
  • What are some distinct advantages of a qualitative data-gathering strategy, such as participant observation, over more quantitative approaches?
  • When conducting survey research, how important is informed consent and confidentiality?
Include at least two references.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
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CJA 334 Week 3 Learning Team Assignment Research Proposal, Part I

Resources: University of Phoenix Material: Research Proposal, Part I
Review the assignment details, located in University of Phoenix Material: Research Proposal, Part I. Additional instructions are listed in Week Five. Ensure you use the Research Proposal, Part I printout to complete this assignment.
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CJA 334 Week 4 Learning Team Reference List- Research Proposal, Part II

Submit your list of references (APA format) to be used to complete your final paper. Reference list should include references used to complete your Week 3 Research Proposal, Part I paper in addition to new references used to complete your Week 5 paper, Research Proposal, Part II. The list of references submitted should reflect all resources used to complete your final paper

CJA 334 Week 4 Individual Assignment Article Analysis

Locate a recent criminal justice research article from a recognized peer-reviewed professional journal or government publication.
Note. Non-peer-reviewed newspaper articles or articles from popular magazines, such as Time or Newsweek,are not acceptable. For assistance on determining what constitutes a professional peer-reviewed resource, contact your facilitator.
Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper in which you address the following:
  • Identify the purpose of the research study, problem, and questions.
  • Describe the design of the study.
  • Identify an operational definition used by the researchers.
  • Provide one example of inductive logic and one example of deductive logic presented in the results.
  • Identify whether the research study is a quantitative or qualitative design. Explain your answer.
  • Identify the methodology, population, sampling methods, and return rate, if applicable.
  • What were the findings of the study?
  • Describe the author's conclusions and recommendations.
  • In your opinion, could the study have been done differently or improved? Detail your response.
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CJA 334 Week 5  Learning Team Assignment Research Proposal Part II, and Presentation

This assignment is the culmination of the Research Proposal. Both parts are reflected in the total word count. Include a revised Part I, based on facilitator feedback, and Part II. Additionally, your presentation must represent both parts of the assignment.
Write a 1,750- to 2,850-word research paper and prepare an accompanying presentation that meets the following requirements:
  • Incorporate feedback and suggestions from Part I.
  • Describe your team’s hypotheses, research design, and methodology.
  • Identify the types of data chosen for collection and how the data would be used in the study to confirm or negate the hypothesis.
  • Outline the procedures to be used to collect the chosen data.
  • Describe the proposed analysis process of the results from the proposed research.
  • Discuss the possible significance of the proposed research results.
  • Provide a timeline for the proposed research.
  • Outline a budget and identify resources to cover the cost of the proposed research.
  • Complete a commentary reflecting on the project’s reliability, and ways in which the research project might be improved upon if replicated.
Prepare a 12- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with speaker notes, reflecting both parts of the proposal. All components listed above must be included.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
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