class: Homeland Security Capestone
In this assignment you will present your research question along with a purpose statement. You will also present your preliminary thoughts on a research design. In other words, how do you intend to answer your research question. The specific research question should be of depth and breadth required for a major project. There is a template attached with the proper headings and settings. You are required to use this template to submit your assignment. This temple is attached as "Assignment1Template."
Required Elements of the Assignment
- Title Page
- Introduction - Provide pertinent information related to your topic focusing on why your topic is important. The introduction contains three secondary headings which are Purpose Statement, Research Question, and Design Statement.
- Purpose Statement - Present your purpose statement in this section.
- Research Question - Present your research question in this section.
- Design Statement - Explain how you intend to answer your research question. This section represents your preliminary thoughts on a methodology. For example, you may intend to conduct a case study in order to answer your research question. It is expected that your research design will evolve as a result of conducting the literature review.
- Reference list in APA format containing at least 8 scholarly sources of which six must be peer reviewed journal articles
Title of Capstone Here
A master’s thesis
Submitted to the Faculty
American Public University System
Student Name Here
In Partial Fulfillment of the
Requirements for the Degree
Master of Arts in Homeland Security
Dr. Faculty Name Here
Statement of the Problem
Type your statement of the problem here…..
Type your purpose statement here…..
Type your research question here…..
Type your research design here…..
Type your references in alphabetical order here in accordance with APA. This means you will have a .5 hanging indent