Write a two- to- three
page paper (excluding title and reference pages) that is formatted
according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center,
presenting the information listed below. Your paper should begin with an
introduction paragraph (including a thesis statement) and end with a
concluding paragraph reaffirming the thesis and summarizing the major
points made in the body of the paper.
The body of your paper must contain the following criteria:
Identify the study by title and authors.
Determine what question(s) the authors are trying to answer by doing this research.
Differentiate between qualitative and quantitative research
methods and terminology. Specify which approach is used in the study.
Explain whether the study is qualitative or quantitative by
citing specific clues from the article, such as sample size, data
collection techniques, the nature of the data collected, or the data
analysis techniques used.
Associate the chosen study with a specific research area of
psychology based on the information on research area in Chapter 1 of
your course textbook. Explain your reasoning.
Summarize ethical issues which were addressed in the article and
analyze the ethical principles applied. Can you discern additional
ethical issues that apply but were not mentioned?