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MPA 543 Week 1 Clearly Stated Research Questions

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com MPA 543 Week 1 Clearly Stated Research Questions Resources: Ch.1 of Practical Research Methods Read the scenario presented in e exercise 1.1 Learning from Sarah’s Story Answer the following questions adapted from Section A 1-6: During the initial interview Sarah and the executive director could have explored the research questions that Sarah was expected to answer.  Write three research questions for Sarah’s project. The research questions must be focused on agency performance, client experiences, program evaluation, or assessing community needs. After Sarah was hired she should have met with agency stakeholders to hear what research questions they would like her to answer.  Write two research questions that you can imagine stakeholders would want answered. Assess each of your research questions for clarity of purpose, appropriateness of scope, and their ability to be researched. Identify which of your research questions will yield the most valuable information and explain why. Format your questions consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. ===============================================


MPA 543 Week 2 Research Designs for Policy Analysis Paper

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com MPA 543 Week 2 Research Designs for Policy Analysis Paper Write a 700- to 1,050- word paper, distinguishing the various forms of policy analysis discussed in Ch. 1 of Public Policy Analysis, in which you do the following:  Articulate why you think a descriptive or explanatory research design would be most appropriate for each form of policy analysis.  Include all eight forms of policy analysis addressed in Ch. 1 of Public Policy Analysis. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. ===============================================

MPA 543 Week 3 Ethics in Research

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MPA 543 Week 3 Ethics in Research The protection of human subjects is mandated by law. The Belmont Report clearly defines the ethical principles and guidelines required for the protection of human subjects of research. As someone who intends to complete research involving human subjects, you must understand and strictly follow the ethical principles and guidelines included in the Belmont Report. In your learning team discuss the purpose of the Belmont Report, its basic principles, and applications. After discussing the Belmont report, consider research projects that have not upheld the principles outlined by the Belmont Report. Select one of the following research projects:  The Stanford Prison Experiment  The 1939 Monster Study in Davenport, Iowa  Project 4.1- Human Radiation Experiments  Project MKULTRA  The Tuskegee Syphilis Study  The Dr. Josef Mengele Twin Studies Prepare an 8- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation that does the following:  Discusses the purpose of the Belmont Report.  Describes the basic principles and applications set forth by the Belmont Report.  Gives background information on the selected research project  Describes the purpose of the selected research project.  Explains what happened to the study subjects during the course of the study.  Explains how the researchers in the selected study failed to uphold the guidelines and requirements outlined by the Belmont Report. Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. ===============================================

MPA 543 Week 3 Models of Policy Change Presentation


For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com MPA 543 Week 3 Models of Policy Change Presentation You have been asked by the mayor of Kelsey to make a presentation to the City Council on the models of policy change. Prepare an 8- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation that does the following:  Inform the City Council of the eight models of policy change, as presented in the Models of Policy Change section in Ch. 2 of Public Policy Analysis.  Describe how you think each model may be best related to a problem-structuring method, as presented in the Methods of Problem Structuring section in Chapter 3 of Public Policy Analysis.  Explain the rationale for the eight pairings in your presentation or speaker’s notes. Note. The use of a tabular format, similar to that used for Table 3.2 in Ch. 3 of Public Policy Analysis, to present your descriptions and relationships will simplify and shorten your synthesis of these complex materials. Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. ===============================================

MPA 543 Week 4 Survey Administration Plan

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www.snaptutorial.com MPA 543 Week 4 Survey Administration Plan Your team has been asked by the mayor and the Kelsey City Council to prepare a survey administration plan to get a feel for public opinion about the Stanley Park project. Clearly state your main research questions before creating your survey instrument. Also, be sure the data collected is at least at the interval level, so descriptive and inferential statistics may be used for its analysis. Resource: City of Kelsey Virtual Organization Access the Virtual Organizations government portal. Click the City of Kelsey seal and choose the City Government tab at the top of the page. Review the Stanley Park Project file. Prepare a survey administration plan in which you do the following:  Create at least 10-12 survey questions.  Identify possible validity and reliability issues and discuss how validity and reliability will be ensured.  Propose a survey distribution plan, including a discussion of adequate and inadequate sampling plans for the study.  Identify ethical issues associated with data collection, and describe how you will address any issues that might arise. Format your plan consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. ===============================================

MPA 543 Week 5 Economic Vitality Index

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MPA 543 Week 5 Economic Vitality Index Your team has been asked by the Economic Development Department of Kelsey to compare Kelsey against another US city of similar size within a range of plus or minus 15% of the population of Kelsey. To do the comparison, your team must prepare graphical and numerical descriptive statistics for each city and create an index for comparing the economic vitality of medium-sized municipalities in the United States. Economic vitality is not a standard measure; in this activity, you must decide what data shows economic vitality. Resource: City of Kelsey Virtual Organization Access the Virtual Organizations government portal. Click the City of Kelsey seal and choose the City Government tab at the top of the page. Review the Kelsey Profile and the Kelsey Comprehensive Annual Financial Report June 2005. Create an economic vitality index using at least five parameters of your choosing from parameters available in data sources associated with Kelsey and those that are accessible on the Internet for US cities. See the websites listed below. Use your index to rate Kelsey against the other city. Prepare an 8- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation to the Economic Development Department of Kelsey that shows the following:  Comparative demographic statistics for Kelsey and the selected city  Hypothesis tests of the two largest differences you see between the cities’ demographics to determine if these differences are significant at the 0.05 level  The process your team used to create the economic vitality index  The results of how Kelsey compares with the selected city using your economic vitality index Note. To see what data are available on other cities in the United States, consult the following websites:  U.S. Census Bureau: http://www.census.gov/  U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis: http://www.bea.gov/  U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: http://www.bls.gov/ Format your economic vitality index consistent with APA guidelines.


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MPA 543 Week 6 Policy Analysis Factors

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com MPA 543 Week 6 Policy Analysis Factors Discuss The factors that must be considered when using information for policy analysis. Write a bullet point list of the top 10 factors that must be considered. Submit the team list of top 10 factors. Format your list according to APA standards. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

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MPA 543 Week 6 Tax Revenues Policy Memo and Presentation

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MPA 543 Week 6 Tax Revenues Policy Memo and Presentation The Director of Budget and Finance has asked you to prepare a policy memo and a presentation to the Kelsey City Council to explain and forecast the major sources of Kelsey’s tax revenue for the upcoming year. Resource: City of Kelsey Virtual Organization Access the Virtual Organizations government portal from the student website. Click the City of Kelsey seal and choose the City Government tab at the top of the page. Review the Kelsey Profile and the Kelsey Comprehensive Annual Financial Report June 2005. Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word policy memo in which you do the following:  Explain and define both correlation analysis and regression analysis.  Use a correlation analysis to explain and a regression analysis to forecast the three major sources of Kelsey’s tax revenue for the upcoming year.  Include and interpret your calculations.  Provide any cautionary statements you believe given the analyses’ findings. Note: Use the city’s historical data on population as the independent variable and its major tax revenue receipts as the dependent variables for these analyses. Prepare a 10- to 12-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation to the Kelsey City Council based on the information in the policy memo. Format your policy memo and presentation consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. ===============================================

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