Assessment 1: Project context and proposal
This assessment should be completed in 3 steps.
Step 1, This assignment requires you to submit,a single page project plan. This project plan will contain three components:
A] A ‘field of research’ which pertains to your understanding of your profession. This short statement will include how this field relates to the work of your profession and an industry.
B] A source of secondary data linked to their chosen field of research. Students will be required to either include a website with a link to a publicly available secondary data set, or a short description of how they will use publicly available sources as secondary data.
C] A research question or questions that can be answered with the secondary data set they identified, including a clear expression of the variables you will be using, and the relationships you plan to explore.
D] The search terms you propose to use in Google Scholar to identify literature in the field of the research question.
E] You will be asked to pick five articles that arise from the result of your search that you will think be suitable sources to write a literature review in the area of your field of research. You will be asked to write two sentences that combine at least three of these sources (referenced correctly) and provide the (at least three) sources in a reference list.
For this assignment, you will be asked to prepare a short literature review that places their project within the context of their profession and industry, and ends with a focused field of study or research aim, and at least one research question. You will be asked to clearly describe their research plan, including their proposed method of analysis. This should be properly referenced, with a minimum of 10 scholarly references in it. Maximum word count, including references, 1750 words.