This research proposal with be about the use of less than lethal force by police.
Each student will be required to complete the term project, which is a research proposal written in an APA Style. The project should have at least 8-10 pages of substance not counting the cover and reference page. Please include a Cover Page, an abstract and a list of references. The research proposal you write in this course will NOT be sent to the IRB for approval. This is because you will not be conducting actual research for the purposes of this class. You will however gain an insight as to how to write a research proposal.
Each student will be required to complete a research proposal, as the term project. The research proposal will include the following:
• Title page
• Abstract (100-120 words)
• Hypothesis/Problem Statement/Purpose Statement
• Literature Review and Definitions included in research
• Research methods/design
• Appendices – as needed (annotated bibliography, example consent form, example survey if used)
The research proposal (Term Project) must be in a Word Document (.doc) uploaded to the student’s folder through the assignment section. Students will be required to use at least five scholarly references in their work.