Capstone The graduate integrates and synthesizes competencies from across the degree program and thereby demonstrates the ability to participate in and contribute value to the chosen professional field.
In this task you will present the topic, describe the problem you intend to investigate, propose a solution to this problem, describe the participants in your study, and state your research questions. You will also describe the data you intend to collect and the data analysis you propose to conduct once you have gathered the data. This task will need to be passed before you move forward with the remaining tasks found in the capstone project assessment.
Your submission must be your original work. No more than a combined total of 30% of the submission and no more than a 10% match to any one individual source can be directly quoted or closely paraphrased from sources, even if cited correctly. The similarity report that is provided when you submit your task can be used as a guide. You must use the rubric to direct the creation of your submission because it provides detailed criteria that will be used to evaluate your work. Each requirement below may be evaluated by more than one rubric aspect.
A. The rubric aspect titles may contain hyperlinks to relevant portions of the course.unless specified in the task requirements. All other submissions must be file types that are uploaded and submitted as attachments. A. Summarize the research topic, using two professional sources as support, by doing the following:
• Identify the research topic.
• Identify your degree program or current professional setting.
• Explain how the topic relates to your degree program or current professional setting.
• Explain the topic’s importance to the field of education.
B. Describe the instructional problem by doing the following:
2. Discuss the instructional problem’s significance to the field, and its possible causes. Support your discussion with two professional sources.
C. Describe the proposed instructional solution (instructional unit) that will be implemented to address the specific problem identified in part B.
D. Describe the potential participants in your proposed study, including their number, applicable demographics, and other relevant characteristics (e.g., cultural factors, learning styles, educational levels, prior learning experiences, and motivational tendencies, etc.).
E. Provide 1–3 open-ended research questions that align with the topic, problem statement, and data collection methods. Note: Open-ended questions are questions that cannot be answered with either a “yes” or “no” or a single number or percentage.
F.Explain how you intend to answer the research question(s) by doing the following:
1. Describe the instrument(s), including the number and type of items, and type of data you will use to collect the data and how it is aligned to the proposed research.
• Easily understood instructions and items
• Free of bias
G. Describe, using appropriate research terminology, the data analysis techniques you will use to analyze the collected data. Note: Sufficient detail will allow another researcher to replicate the study. If qualitative data are collected, more than one qualitative instrument will be needed.
H. Acknowledge sources, using APA-formatted in-text citations and references, for content that is quoted, paraphrased, or summarized.
I. Demonstrate professional communication in the content and presentation of your submission.