Topic: Cerebral Palsy
Unit outcomes addressed in this Assignment:
Draft sections of a mock research proposal
Course outcomes assessed in this Assignment:
HS305-1: Retrieve and analyze the utility and credibility of information from appropriate sources to inform decision making regarding issues and trends in health science. HS305-2: Analyze how various research study designs may be applied to health science.
Instructions Begin to draft your mock research proposal by writing the first three sections based on the feedback you received on Get Write in Units 4 and 5. Your paper must include the following:
Research Problem section Include the following: Identify a health issue or trend that requires new information about causes, prevention strategies, and/or interventions.
o Include appropriate definitions and/or signs and symptoms of a health problem, issue, or trend.
o Discuss consequences of the health problem, issue, or trend if the problem is not addressed.
o Include prevalence rates if available.
o Clearly identify the research problem that needs to be addressed through scientific research.
Current Background section Include the following:
Kaplan University School of Health Sciences HS305 Research Methods for Health Sciences
o Summarize current information that suggests a potential solution to the research problem and/or causes that might be tested through a scientific research study.
o Analyze whether the current literature suggests a potential hypothesis or if a refined research question will be needed to guide a study that may identify a solution or cause.
Hypothesis or Refined Research Question section Include the following:
Simply state the hypothesis as a statement or the refined research question.
Be sure to head the section appropriate as either the Hypothesis section or the Refined Research Question section.
Requirements Your work should display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics. Your writing should be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful. Writing should be in a formal style and not a conversational style. Paper is to be written in paragraph format with transitions between multiple paragraphs. Paper should follow the conventions of Standard American English (correct grammar, sentence structure, punctuation, etc.).
APA format is to be followed, i.e., writing should be automatically double spaced (do not use manual double spacing) in 12 point, Times New Roman font.
Paper must begin with an APA formatted title page and end with an APA formatted reference page.
Information should be summarized in your own words with appropriate APA formatted citations in the body of the text to acknowledge the source of information.
References should be complete. A reference should be included for each citation mentioned in the body of the paper.