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CJA 334 Complete Class DQs and Individual and Team Assignments Click This Link to Get Complete Class: CJA 334 week 1 Individual Assignment Research Process and Terminology Paper To be proficient in research, one must know language and process. During this assignment, you will familiarize yourself with research terminology as you use the terms to write your paper. Prepare a 1,050- to 1,750-word paper in which you describe the research process. Include the following: • Include new terminology learned from the reading. • How will this new terminology and knowledge apply to a career in criminal justice? • How can not knowing the proper terminology affect you as you conduct criminal justice research? How will knowing these terms be an asset to you when Discussion Questions What are the similarities and differences between qualitative and quantitative research? What is a variable? Explain the difference between an independent variable and a dependent variable. Provide an example of each. What is a research population? What is a research sample? Provide an example of each. What is a random sample? Why is this important to the efficacy of an effective research study?

CJA 334 week 2 Individual Assignment Gathering Research Data Paper You are interested in conducting research concerning police officers and their jobs. The information you want to gather, including job satisfaction or job hazards, is up to you as long as you clearly state the goal of your research. The method you use should be appropriate for the goal of your research. Develop a 1,050- to 1,750-word paper addressing what you have learned about criteria for criminal justice research, specifically with regards to what research method is appropriate in your proposal. Address the following questions: • What is the goal or purpose behind your proposed research? • • •

What type of interview structure would you use? Why? What would be some questions you would ask? Why? What are some distinct advantages of a qualitative data-gathering strategy, such as participant observation, over more quantitative approaches?

When conducting survey research, how important is informed consent and confidentiality?

Include at least two scholarly references, not including your textbooks or weekly readings. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Discussion Questions Why are time-series designs particularly useful in criminal justice studies?

What effect does questionnaire wording have on response surveys, public opinion polls, and victim surveys? What are some considerations one must take into account in doing Internet surveys?

CJA 334 week 3 Team Assignment Research Proposal, Part I Resources: University of Phoenix Material: Research Proposal, Part I; and “The Literature Review; A Few Tips on Conducting It” Review the assignment details, located in University of Phoenix Material: Research Proposal, Part I. Additional instructions are listed in Week Five. Submit Part I to your facilitator for review Discussion Questions What is a standard deviation? What is a null hypothesis? Find 3-5 different terrorist groups and provide a synopsis or summary of the particular group. To locate the background summaries: You are going on a scavenger hunt. Using the UOP library, find 3 different criminal justice-related topics and provide a synopsis of summary of the particular topic Find 2-3 criminal justice-related topics and provide the relevant opposing views (pro and con) of the articles. 1. Go to UOP Library 2. Go to University Library 3. Library Resources - Choose Specialized Resources 4. Choose Opposing Viewpoints in Context 5. Choose Law and Politics (View All) 6. Select a criminal justice-related topic 7. Begin your search

CJA 334 Week 4 Discussion Questions What is the principal difference between validity and reliability? What is a frequency distribution? Why is it important to distinguish between correlation and causation? How is data coding related survey analysis?

CJA 334 week 5 Individual Assignment Research Article Analysis

Locate a recent criminal justice research article from a recognized peer-reviewed professional journal or government publication. Note. Non-peer-reviewed newspaper articles or articles from popular magazines, such as Time or Newsweek,are not acceptable. For assistance on determining what constitutes a professional peerreviewed resource, contact your facilitator. Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper in which you address the following: • Identify the purpose of the research study, problem, and questions. • Describe the design of the study. • Identify an operational definition used by the researchers. • Provide one example of inductive logic and one example of deductive logic presented in the results. • Identify whether the research study is a quantitative or qualitative design. Explain your answer. • Identify the methodology, population, sampling methods, and return rate, if applicable. • What were the findings of the study? • Describe the author’s conclusions and recommendations. • In your opinion, could the study have been done differently or improved? Detail your response. Format the paper according to proper APA guidelines. Use a minimum of three scholarly sources, not including the article under review or your textbooks or the weekly readings. CJA 334 week 5 Team Assignment Research Proposal Part II and presentation This assignment is the culmination of the Research Proposal. Both parts are reflected in the total word count. Include a revised Part I, based on facilitator feedback, and Part II. Additionally, your presentation must represent both parts of the assignment. Write a 1,750- to 2,850-word research paper and prepare an accompanying presentation that meets the following requirements: • Incorporate feedback and suggestions from Part I. • Describe your team’s hypotheses, research design, and methodology. • Identify the types of data chosen for collection and how the data would be used in the study to confirm or negate the hypothesis. • Outline the procedures to be used to collect the chosen data. • Describe the proposed analysis process of the results from the proposed research. • Discuss the possible significance of the proposed research results. • Provide a timeline for the proposed research. • Outline a budget and identify resources to cover the cost of the proposed research. • Complete a commentary reflecting on the project’s reliability, and ways in which the research project might be improved upon if replicated. Prepare a 12- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with speaker notes, reflecting both parts of the proposal. All components listed above must be included. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Use a minimum of three scholarly sources, not including the article under review or your textbooks or the weekly readings.

Discussion Questions Why should a literature review be substantive and comprehensive?

What are the various sections of the research report? Why is grant and proposal writing important to the research endeavor?

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