how to use analytical methods and findings 


· Identify and discussion basic designs, corresponding or additional questions, analytical methods related to research questions, and limits on implications of findings (e.g., causal vs. relational)


· Write a 3-4 page (not including the title and reference pages) paper

· APA formatted paper with an introduction and conclusion.

· APA headings for each section of the paper

· At least 5 peer reviewed articles

Step 1: Research

· Review the readings and video and research basic designs, corresponding questions, analytical methods related to research questions and limitation on implication of findings (causal vs relational). 

· You may want to base this research on your idea for your Capstone Project.

Step 2: Consider

· Related to the research questions and limitations on implications or findings (causal vs relational): 

· What are the basic research designs?

· What are the corresponding or additional questions used?

· What analytical methods are used?

Step 3: Write

· Write a paper that addresses the questions above.

Step 4 Save and submit
When you have completed your assignment, save a copy for yourself in an easily accessible place and submit a copy to your instructor using the dropbox.



Title of paper

Student Name



Instructor Name


Title of paper

The introduction to the paper at least 4-5 sentences with at least one in-text citation and a fully stated purpose. Remember period comes after the citation.

Research Questions

This section contains at least three research questions you would use for your capstone. … must be a bulleted list with a brief introduction.

Basic Research Designs

This section contains the basic types of research designs you plan to use for your research questions: descriptive research, quantitative or mixed method: experimental (pre, quasi, true), case studies, etc. … must be at least three to four fully formed paragraphs (at least 5 sentences in length). And include at least one in-text citation.

Questions Used

This section of the assignment contains all corresponding questions (what else do what to know besides what is in your initial Capstone questions) used with your basic designs…. must be at least one fully formed paragraph (at least 5 sentences in length).

Analytical Methods

Provides the analytical methods you plan to use: data gathering, statistics used, research objectives, framework, patterns and connection, etc.…. must be at least three fully formed paragraphs (at least 5 sentences in length). And include at least one in-text citation.


The conclusion to the paper is at least 5 sentences, summarizes at least 3 key points, and has one in-text citation.

References- (put on own page)

All references in alphabetical order, most within the last 5 years, at least 5 peer reviewed scholarly references. Be sure to follow 7th Ed. APA guide.

Author, A. A. & Author B. B. (Date of publication). Title of page/document [Format description when necessary].

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, volume number (issue number), pages.

Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle. Publisher.