PCN 540 Week 3 Proposal Identification



Topic:
Non-experimental Designs


 

This assignment is one in a
progression of assignments that will move you toward your final research
proposal. Refer to the Final Research Proposal document for information about
the final proposal.

 

Continue with the type of treatment
that you began researching in Module 1 (i.e., individual treatment, group
treatment, or family treatment with male adolescents who have received a
diagnosis of conduct disorder), write a paper (500-750 words) that addresses
the following:

 

  1. Using the one research question that you identified in
    the previous module’s research project assignment, or a new one that you
    would like to use for this assignment, write a proposal that identifies
    one nonexperimental design method that you could use to study the
    question.


 

  1. Justify the choice of this nonexperimental design as a
    means of studying the question or hypothesis.


 

  1. Describe the methods (e.g., sampling, measurement, procedures)
    you would use to conduct the experiment.


 

Include at least two scholarly
references in addition to the textbook in your paper.

 

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.

 

You are required to submit this
assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.
Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin.

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