Social Change as A Major Issue and Research Problem Paper

Major Assignment #2 – Complete structure guidelines

NOTE 1 – ALL HEADINGS SHOULD BE FOLLOWED BY CONTENT; NEVER FOLLOW A HEADING WITH A SUBHEADING WITHOUT CONTENT BETWEEN THEM

NOTE 2 – THIS ASSIGNMENT WILL NOT CONTAIN MAJOR ASSIGNMENT #1. THE ‘PARTS’ REFER ONLY TO PARTS 1 – 4 OF MAJOR ASSIGNMENT #2

NOTE 3 – INDENTED LINES, BELOW, INDICATE SUBHEADINGS. INDENT THESE IN YOUR PAPER, AS WELL, TO DISTINGUISH THEM FROM THE MAIN HEADINGS.

NOTE 4 – Cite all sections. Connect everything to the readings.

NOTE 5 – All paragraphs will be at least four substantive and relevant sentences.

NOTE 6Paper should be no less than 14 pages, plus the title and references pages.

NOTE 7 – HEADINGS (do not blend/merge/omit headings; list them in the order presented below; you can add additional headings/subheadings relevant to your subject matter)

NOTE 8 – I recommend that the first thing you do is copy-and-paste the below heading structure to a blank document, then fill in each section with relevant, cited content. When done, delete the various heading instructions (but not the headings and subheadings)

Major Assignment #2

Introduction (include introductory paragraph to this section)

Background Statement ( introductory paragraph under this main heading, then 2 pages or more, including all of the below subheadings)

Social Change as a Social Issue

Social Change as Research Problem

Research Gap (your research project gap; cite this – who says that this is a gap to be studied?)

Purpose Statement (research purpose statement that includes social change considerations. Two paragraphs.)

Researcher Role (include introductory paragraph to this main heading. Section should be at least two full pages to include the below subheadings.)

The Experience (based on your memos, field notes, and other experiences)

My Role (your role as a researcher in this proposed study)

Ethical Issues (related to this proposed study)

Results (include introductory paragraph to this heading. Section should be at least three full pages to include the below subheadings.)

Data Sources

Videos

Interview

Social Change Website

Instrumentation

Who and Date (if known; if not known, state so)

Previous Use Info (if known; if not known, state so)

Appropriateness (appropriateness of your data collection choices for this methodology and research goals)

Data Analysis

Process (intro paragraph)

1st Cycle – codes

2nd Cycle – categories

Themes

Trustworthiness (include introductory paragraph to this section. Section should be at least three full pages to include below subheadings.)

Themes in Common (from all the sources your used for this project)

Theme Differences (from the sources you used for this project)

Credibility (in general, and related to this study)

Transferability (in general, and related to this study)

Dependability Strategies (in general, and related to this study)

Confirmability (in general, and related to this study)

Summary (include introductory paragraph to this section. Section should be at least two full pages to include the below subheadings.)

Social Change

Self-Reflection

Social Change Article Alignment

References (combine all the references, for each of the parts you have been working on each week, into one references page)