This assignment continues the process of locating and evaluating research, which you began in Module 1. This portion of the process is an exemplar of building an argument that supports the research question you may propose to answer in your dissertation. For the assignment, you will use three of the 10 peer-reviewed/empirical research articles you located and used to complete the “Literature Collection Matrix.”
Use the following information to ensure successful completion of the assignment:
Instructors will be using a grading rubric to grade the assignments. It is recommended that learners review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment in order to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.
Doctoral learners are required to use APA style for their writing assignments. The APA Style Guide is located in the Student Success Center.
This assignment requires that at least two additional scholarly research sources related to this topic, and at least one in-text citation from each source be included.
Perform the following tasks to complete the assignment:
Locate and save the “Deconstruction of Literature Matrix.”
Have your completed “Literature Collection Matrix” from Module 4.
Select three of the 10 studies from the completed “Literature Collection Matrix.”
Using information from the three studies you selected, complete the “Deconstruction of Literature Matrix.”
In an essay of 2,250 words (three summaries of 750 words each), prepare “Deconstruction of Literature” summaries of the three empirical studies you selected.
Use the following guidelines to structure the summaries:
Introduction (125 words): Give the title and author(s) of the study, briefly describe the purpose, intent, and scope of the study, including the statement of the problem, hypotheses or research questions, and key concepts.
Methodology (250 words): Describe the research design, population sample, data collection procedure, and other procedures used in the study.
Results (250 words): Briefly describe the data collected and the findings of the study, including the interpretation and implications of the study.
Conclusion (125 words each): Briefly critique the presentation of the study, including the researcher’s credentials. Provide a summary assessment of the study.