Research proposal

Select a nursing research article that includes a nursing theory and the exploration of a clinical problem.  Critique the nursing research article in a 3 to 5 page paper (excluding title and references).  The paper will be evaluated on the effectiveness of the discussion of the following components.  If a component is not present in the article, its absence should be discussed.

  • Identify the research problem.
  • Identify the research purpose.
  • Summarize the review of literature.
  • Identify the nursing framework.
  • Identify the research questions and hypotheses.
  • Identify the variables.
  • Identify and discuss the appropriateness of the design.
  • Discuss the validity of the research.
  • Discuss the efficacy of the study.  Did it resolve the question?
  • Discuss the legal and ethical issues of the study.  Include the use of human subjects and their protection.
  • Describe any cultural aspects of the study.
  • Describe the sample.
  • Describe the procedures.
  • Summarize the results.
  • Describe how the results of the research may impact future nursing practice.
  • Apply the research to the student’s nursing practice.

Research Proposal

week 3 1st paper Assignment 2: Research Proposal – Thesis, Major Points, and Plan

Select a topic on which your persuasive writing paper will be focused.

Write a one to two (1-2) page research proposal in which you:

  1. Identify the topic you selected and explain two (2) reasons for using it.
  2. Include a defensible, relevant thesis statement in the first paragraph.
  3. Describe three (3) major characteristics of your audience (official position, decision-making power, current view on topic, other important characteristic).
  4. Describe the paper’s scope and outline the major sections.
  5. Identify and explain the questions to be answered.
  6. Explain your research plan, including the methods of researching and organizing research.
  7. Document at least three (3) primary sources and three (3) secondary sources. Use credible, academic sources available through Strayer University’s Resource Center. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting guidelines:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required page length.
  • 2nd paper wk 7 Assignment 4: Persuasive Paper Part 2: Solution and AdvantagesUsing feedback from your professor and classmates, revise Part 1 and develop the solution and identify the advantages of the solution. Note: The disadvantages or challenges with your answers will be in Part 3.Provide Part I: Revision of A Problem Exists (3-4 pages)Develop Part 2: Solution to Problem and Advantages (3-4 pages for 6-8 pages total)3. Explain a detailed, viable solution that supports your thesis. This should be one or two (1-2) paragraphs.5. State, explain, and support the second advantage (economic, social, political, environmental, social, equitable, ethical/moral, etc.) to your solution. This should be one or two (1-2) paragraphs.7. Use effective transitional words, phrases, and sentences.9. Develop a coherently structured paper with an introduction, body, and conclusion.11. Support advantage claims with at least three (3) additional quality relevant references. Use at least six (6) total for Parts 1 and 2. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.
  • Your assignment must follow these formatting guidelines:
  • 10. Use one (1) or more rhetorical strategies (ethos, logos, pathos) to explain advantages.
  • 8. Provide a concluding paragraph / transitional paragraph that summarizes the proposed solution and its advantages.
  • 6. State, explain, and support the third (and fourth if desired) advantage (economic, social, political, environmental, social, equitable, ethical/moral, etc.) to your solution. This should be one or two (1-2) paragraphs.
  • 4. State, explain, and support the first advantage (economic, social, political, environmental, social, equitable, ethical/moral, etc.) to your solution. This should be one or two (1-2) paragraphs.
  • 2. Include a defensible, relevant thesis statement clearly in the first paragraph. (The thesis statement may need to be modified to reflect added information and purpose of this part.)
  • 1. Revise, using feedback from the professor and classmates, your Persuasive Paper Part I: A Problem Exists.
  • Write a six to eight (6-8) page paper in which you:
  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.
  • 3rd paper week 10 Assignment 5: Persuasive Paper Part 3: Possible Disadvantages, Answers, with VisualsUsing feedback from your professor and classmates, revise Parts 1 and 2, and add Part 3. Plan to include visuals to illustrate the advantages of your proposed solution.Provide Part I: Revision of A Problem Exists (3-4 pages)Provide Part 2: Revision of Part 2: Solution to Problem and Advantages (3-4 pages)Develop Part 3: Possible Disadvantages, Answers, with Visuals (1-2 pages, for 7-9 total pages)4. State, explain, and support the first disadvantage (economic, social, political, environmental, social, equitable, ethical/moral, etc.) to your solution and provide a logical answer. This should be one (1) paragraph. 6. Include one or two (1-2) relevant visuals that help illustrate an advantage.  8. Provide a concluding paragraph to summarize the proposed solution, its advantages, possible disadvantages, and answers to the disadvantages. Repeat or paraphrase your thesis statement.  10. Use one (1) or more rhetorical strategy (ethos, logos, pathos) to explain claims. 11. Support disadvantages and answers with at least two (2) additional quality relevant references. Use at least eight (8) total for Parts 1, 2, and 3. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.
  • 9. Develop a coherently structured paper with an introduction, body, and conclusion.
  • 7. Use effective transitional words, phrases, and sentences.
  • 5. State, explain, and support the second (and third if desired) disadvantage (economic, social, political, environmental, social, equitable, ethical/moral, etc.) to your solution and provide a logical answer. This should be one or two (1-2) paragraphs.
  • 3. Included a defensible, relevant thesis statement in the first paragraph.
  • 2. Revise your Persuasive Paper Part 2: Solution to Problem and Advantages, using feedback from the professor and classmates.
  • 1. Revise your Persuasive Paper Part 1: A Problem Exists, using feedback from the professor and classmates.
  • Write an eight to ten (8-10) page paper in which you:

Environmental Science

Week 6 – Final Paper

Final Project

The final assignment for this course is a Final Project. The purpose of the Final Project is for you to culminate the learning achieved in the course by describing your understanding and application of knowledge in the field of sustainable enterprise management. The Final Project represents 25% of the overall course grade.

Focus of the Final Paper Prepare a ten to fifteen page paper (excluding title page and reference page) on a green business strategy using the company that you focused on in the Weeks One and Two assignments. Use Chapter 11 of Green to Gold as a guide. Use at least eight sources in addition to Green to Gold. Your green business strategy must include the following:

An introduction that addresses the components of your green business strategy. Short-term actions (understanding environmental risks and opportunities): An AUDIO analysis worksheet (should be revised from the Week One appendix) (one page) Stakeholder mapping (you should replicate the 2×2 table labeled as the Players Influence Map on page 265, in Word or Excel) (one page) Core capabilities assessment (one page) Medium-term actions: Choose THREE of the five areas essential for medium-term actions, and write one to two pages FOR EACH (a total of three to six pages) to address how each should be taken into account. These five areas are: Eco-tracking and management systems Engagement and ownership External communications Internal communication and education Over-the-Horizon Scanning. Long-term actions: Choose TWO of the three areas essential for long-term actions, and write one to two pages FOR EACH (a total of two to four pages) to address how each should be taken into account. These three areas are: Supply chain auditing Rethinking products and reexamining markets Building partnerships with key external stakeholders A one page discussion of the expected outcomes of applying the components of this plan. A conclusion that summarizes your findings and restates the thesis of the paper.

Writing the Final Project

Must be 10 to 15 double-spaced pages in length, and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Must include a title page with the following: Title of project Student’s name Course name and number Instructor’s name Date submitted Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement. Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought. Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis. Must use at least eight scholarly resources outside of the textbook. Must document all sources in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Must include a separate reference page, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

Business proposal

Select a new, realistic good or service for an existing industry.

 Write the economic analysis section of a business proposal.  This will include statements about the market structure and the elasticity of demand for the good or service, based on text book principles. You need to create hypothetical data, based on similar real world products to estimate fixed and variable costs.

Required Elements:

  • Identify market structure
  • Identify elasticity of the product
  • Include rationale for the following questions:
    • How will pricing relate to elasticity of your product?
    • How will changes in the quantity supplied as a result of your pricing decisions affect marginal cost and marginal revenue?
    • Besides your pricing decisions, what are your suggested nonpricing strategies? What non-pricing strategies will you use to increase barriers to entry?
    • How could changes in your business operations alter the mix of fixed and variable costs in line with your strategy?
  • No more than 1400 words

Annotated Bibliography

Assignment 2: Annotated Bibliography
The purpose of this assignment is to utilize what you learned thus far. To do that you will be writing an annotated bibliography. One way in which psychology examines issues in life-span development is to review current research on related topics. For this assignment you will review current research and provide a critical evaluation on that research through an annotated bibliography. An annotated bibliography is simply a brief summary and analysis of the journal article reviewed. For more information on the required format of the bibliography please click on annotated bibliography template. You will need to find research articles located in scholarly journals. Scholarly journal articles are also referred as primary source peer reviewed articles. A scholarly journal article can be found in the South University Online Library. To find more information regarding utilizing the South University Library and accessing scholarly journal articles click on Library Guide. What cannot be used for this assignment are web pages, magazines, newspapers, text books, and other books. Finally, current research for our purposes is an article that was published within the last 5 to 6 years. Remember this is a course on human development so when looking for articles make sure that it is related to the subject matter covered in the course. Include one or more of the following as topic areas in your search:

•Major developmental theories across the lifespan

•Nature of geographic, gender, social, cognitive, emotional, and developmental factors during each period of development

•Developmental factors that impact one another.

•Historical and current trends in development

•Current trends which may differentially impact the future development of populations in the United States

•Social, and diversity issues related to developmental psychology

For this assignment you will find 2 scholarly journal articles for each of these age groups:

•Early childhood

•Late childhood

•Adolescence

The annotated bibliography should include for each article.

•Write a 1-2 paragraph summary for each article.

•Write a 1-2 paragraph analysis and evaluation for each article found.

•Make sure to integrate what you learned in your course readings in that analysis

•Used correct spelling, grammar, and professional vocabulary.

•Used APA format including:

â—¦Title page

â—¦Double space

â—¦Cited and referencing all sources using the APA format.

Submit your annotated bibliography in a Word document to the W3: Assignment 2 Drop box by

Cite any sources you use using the APA format on a separate page.
Write a detailed summary (1-2 paragraphs) summary for each article.
•Write a 1-2 paragraph analysis and evaluation for each article found.
•Integrated course and text readings into the analysis.
•Used correct spelling, grammar, and professional vocabulary and utilized APA format.
•Used APA format including:
â—¦Title page
â—¦Double space
â—¦Cited and referencing all sources using the APA format.

Research

Write a Research Proposal (1,000-1,500 words) on a topic relevant to the course (Research Methods). To complete the proposal, do the following:

  1. Introductory section: Include hypothesis and a review of the literature.
  2. Methodology section: Include subsections on Participants, Apparatus/Materials/Instruments, Procedure, and Design.
  3. Results section: Include statistic, critical values, degrees of freedom, and alpha level.
  4. Discussion section: Include interpretation of results, ethical concerns, limitations of study, and suggestions for future research.
  5. Appendices section: Include a minimum of two appendices (either two figures, two tables, or a figure and a table).
  6. Include at least six to eight scholarly references

Project Management Assignment

Word Limit: 1500 words
 Citation Format:  APA
 References:  You are required to consult and correctly reference a MINIMUM of 5  different sources of information.
 You are appointed a Project Manager in charge of organising and planning a project. Select only
 
ONE of the project titles below:
 1. A company family day
 2. A company dinner & dance
 3. A company retreat to another country
 4. A 1 day exhibition for a company
 5. A 1 day seminar or meeting for foreign guests to a company
 6. A fund raising event for a charity organisation
 7. To send 10 internal employees of a company for a 1 day training/seminar
 8. To launch a company product with a keynote address
 9. To revamp a company’s internal system and re-install and commission a new system
 10.To manage moving the company to another location or renovate a unit in a company
 
Develop the project plan of your chosen project

Social Workers and Alcohol

Research Paper: This research project is an exploration of the effects of alcohol on Social Workers.
 
Instructions
Paper Guidelines:

  • APA-6 format
  • APA 6 citation style
  • 2000 words minimum
  • Separate title page and reference page not included in word count
  • In text APA 6 citations
  • 12 point font / Times New Roman / Double spaced
  • Numbered pages
  • 1″ margins

All topics must be approved prior to submission of any portion of research project.
2000 words minimum
APA6 format

Research proposal: project paper

Write a Research Proposal (1,000-1,500 words). To complete the Research Proposal, do the following:

  1. Introductory section: Include hypothesis and a review of the literature.
  2. Methodology section: Include subsections on Participants, Apparatus/Materials/Instruments, Procedure, and Design.
  3. Results section: Include statistic, critical values, degrees of freedom, and alpha level.
  4. Discussion section: Include interpretation of results, ethical concerns, limitations of study, and suggestions for future research.
  5. Appendices section: Include a minimum of two appendices (either two figures, two tables, or a figure and a table).
  6. Include at least six to eight scholarly references

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

Research paper

Your first Essay, Research Literature Review, and Research Outline should all be put together as a start to your final research paper.

  1. Write a 10 page double-spaced paper in APA format.
  2. Upload a word document or PDF file.
  3. Most of you are considering multiple career options. For the purposes of this paper, choose one potential career option or  your personal educational pathway challenges and opportunities. The goal is to choose one personally relevant topic to explore deeply. Any of the questions below can be used to help finalize your topic for your final paper.
  4. Minimum 5 references

 
The topic is one potential future career

  • What majors and degrees are you considering that will lead you towards this career goal?
  • What are you passionate about?
  • How do you deal with failure or success?
  • Who will be your support system?
  • What will be your motivation?
  • What might you need to do in addition to earning a certificate/degree to prepare for your chosen career

Proposal for the Ashford General Hospital Board of Directors

For your Final Paper, you will create a 10 to 15 page proposal (excluding title and reference pages) for the Ashford General Hospital Board of Directors. In your proposal, you will:

  • Include an executive summary.
  • Research and describe solutions implemented at five other hospitals in the US that were dealing with these same issues.
  • Based on your research, describe two solutions that are the most viable for Ashford General Hospital to implement within the next two years.
  • Create a total of two stakeholder group analyses for two solutions you select. Each analysis should include at least five stakeholder groups involved (e.g. patients, hospital executive administration, accounting, Human Resources (HR), marketing, third-party payers, etc.). As part of your analysis, address the following questions:
    • Who is impacted?
    • What change processes may be required?
    • What fiscal impact would occur?
    • What are the ethical, legal, and diversity risk factors involved?
  • Based upon the stakeholder group analyses, recommend the best solution for Ashford General Hospital with detailed justification. Explain why you feel it is the most viable and appropriate solution given the financial impact, HR issues, and interpersonal dynamics of hospital personnel, cultural shift, and change management.
  • To prepare your board proposal, including the textbook, utilize at least 10-to-12 scholarly and/or peer-reviewed sources that were published within the past five years, as well as hospital or foundation websites. All sources must be cited according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
    Writing the Final Paper

The Final Paper:

  • Must be 10-to-15 double-spaced pages (excluding title page and references page) in length, and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
  • Must include a title page with the following:
    • Title of paper
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted
  • Must include an executive summary.
  • Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement.
  • Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.
  • Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.
  • Including the textbook, must utilize a minimum of 10 to 12 scholarly and/or peer-reviewed sources that were published within the past five years, as well as hospital or foundation websites.  Must document all sources in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
  • Must document all sources in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
  • Must include a separate reference page, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.