- Review the 10 Strategic Points constructed in Week 2 and the Clark and Springer (2007) study. Additionally, review the feedback provided by the instructor.
- Use “Constructing 10 Strategic Points” to develop 10 Strategic Points for a replication of the Clark & Springer study that you could design for an undergraduate psychology program. Be sure to use resources in the DC network>Research/Dissertation tab> Prospectus templates to review the criteria for the purpose, problem, research questions and other Strategic Points.
- Use the prompts and suggestions contained in the template to guide your work.
Constructing 10 Strategic Points
College of Doctoral Studies PSY-850 Resource 10 Strategic Points Comments or Feedback Broad Topic Area Incivility in psychology undergraduate education programs Lit Review Include citations from studies on incivility in psychology education. Problem Statement Write a problem for the psychology study, in the GCU required format. Research Questions Now frame questions for a like study to be conducted in undergraduate psychology programs. Sample Describe the sampling strategy you could use for a like study in an undergraduate psychology program. Define and justify the sampling strategy from a research source. Justify the sample size for a qualitative study from a research source and from the GCU Core Design Document. Describe the Phenomenon Methodology and Design Describe the method and design you would use and justify your choice of both from a research source. Purpose Statement Develop a purpose statement for a psychology undergraduate program in the required GCU format. Data Collection Instruments and Approach Describe the IHE instrument to be used in this study. Describe the data collection approach you would use, including getting informed consent and how you would protect the confidentiality of participants. Data Analysis Approach Discuss a specific data analysis strategy you would use in your replication study in an undergraduate psychology program. Cite a specific researcher’s strategy such as Hatch, Miles and Huberman, Bogden and Biklin, or Saldana.