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Research Methodology Homework 
This section incorporates key elements that will inform the reader of the methodology you are using to answer your research question. A version of this rubric will be used to assess the Research Methodology course assignment.
Rubric Code: L2X857X
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Grade Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate


Powered by iRubric Research Methodology
25 % This rubric is used to assess the student's first draft of a reseach methodology.
  Excellent

6 pts

Good

4 pts

Fair

2 pts

Needs Improvement

0 pts

Choice of Methodology
25 %

The explanation of the choice of methodology logically supports the inquiry/research question; supports chosen theoretical framework; three updated references justify the choice of methodology and design.

Excellent

Clear explanation of the choice of methodology and its links to the inquiry / research question; updated references clearly support the choice of methodology and design.
Good

A good explanation of the choice of methodology and its links to the inquiry / research question is provided; some updated references clearly support the choice of methodology and design.
Fair

Some explanation provided for the choice of methodology and its links to the inquiry/research question; limited updated references supporting the choice of methodology and design.
Needs Improvement

Little if any explanation provided for the choice of methodology and few links made to the inquiry / research question; no references cited to support choice of methodology and design.
Data Collection Method
25 %

Type of measurement is identified; quality approach is explained as it relates to qualitative research (triangulation); process used to develop instrument is shared, and any potential issues are addressed; minimum of two references are included to justify the instrument used for the data collection.

Excellent

Type of measurement is clearly identified; process used to develop instrument is clearly shared , and any potential issues are addressed with appropriate details; minimum of two references are included to justify the instrument used for the data collection.
Good

Type of measurement is identified; process used to develop instrument is shared , and any potential issues are addressed with appropriate details; minimum of two references are included to justify the instrument used for the data collection.
Fair

Type of measurement is somewhat identified; some information on the process used to develop instrument is shared , and some potential issues are addressed with some details; missing references to justify the instrument used for the data collection.
Needs Improvement

Little if any information on Type of measurement is identified; little of the process used to develop instrument is shared , and any potential issues are not addressed; no references are included to justify the instrument used for the data collection.
Sampling/Data Source
25 %

Description and explanation of participants (i.e. population, site, sample, and sample size) is provided in appropriate detail; permission needed to conduct study is explained; recruitment of participants is provided (how and why).

Excellent

Full description and explanation of participants (i.e. population, site, sample, and sample size) is provided with the appropriate detail; excellent explanation provided of permission needed to conduct study; clear explanation of recruitment of participants provided (how and why).
Good

A good description and explanation of participants (i.e. population, site, sample, and sample size) is provided with the appropriate detail; a good explanation provided of permission needed to conduct study; a good explanation of recruitment of participants provided (how and why).
Fair

Some description and explanation of participants (i.e. population, site, sample, and sample size) is provided with some detail; some explanation provided of permission needed to conduct study; some explanation of recruitment of participants provided (how and why).
Needs Improvement

Little if any description and explanation of participants (i.e. population, site, sample, and sample size) is provided and missing details; little if any explanation provided of permission needed to conduct study; little if any explanation of recruitment of participants provided (how and why).
Data Analysis Strategies
25 %

Information on data analysis process is communicated; strategies listed correspond with theoretical framework; use of lit review/theoretical framework to help establish emerging themes.

Excellent

Information on data analysis process is clearly communicated.
Good

Good information on data analysis process is communicated.
Fair

Some information on data analysis process is communicated
Needs Improvement

Information on data analysis process is clearly communicated.
Writing Mechanics
25 %

Writing of paper; organization of paper; use of concise, clear language; paper is within the page limitation(6-8 pages); APA format followed with proper in text citation and reference list; use of professional language.

Excellent

Excellent writing of paper; organization of paper; use of concise, clear language; APA format is followed with proper in text citation and reference list; use of professional language is evident.
Good

Good writing of paper; organization of paper; use of concise, clear language; APA format is mostly followed with proper in text citation and reference list; use of professional language is evident.
Fair

Some evidence of good writing of paper; organization of paper; use of concise, clear language; APA format is not followed on a regular basis; use of professional language is intermittent.
Needs Improvement

Little if any evidence of good writing of paper; organization of paper; use of concise, clear language; APA format is not followed on a regular basis; lack of use of professional language.










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