Research Paper: this project will allow you to formulate and hypothetically develop your own research project. The purpose of this project is for the student to complete all the different steps necessary to implement a nursing research project. This project will be subdivided into 4 different papers that will be submitted throughout the entire semester. The final paper will be the combination of the four areas.
Phase 1-Planning (Due by WEEK 4): Phase 1 is the planning stage of a research project; students are to prepare a 4-5-page paper identifying a specific topic that you would like to investigate and relates to transitional nursing. You will provide a brief introduction to the situation by utilizing published nursing research articles to support your statement. This paper will also include
1- Introduction to the Problem
2- 2- Clearly Identify the Problem
3- 3- Significance of the problem to Nursing
4- 4- Purpose of the research
5- 5- Research questions
6- 6- Master’s Essentials that aligned with your topic
Research Paper Rubric
Integration of Knowledge 12.5%
The paper demonstrates that the author fully understands and has applied concepts learned in the course. Concepts are integrated into the writer’s own insights. The writer provides concluding remarks that show analysis and synthesis of ideas
Topic Focus 12.5%
The topic is focused narrowly enough for the scope of this assignment. A thesis statement provides direction for the paper, either by the statement of a position or hypothesis
Depth of Discussion 12.5 %
In-depth discussion and elaboration in all sections of the paper.
Ties together information from all sources. Paper flows from one issue to the next without the need for headings. Author’s writing demonstrates an understanding of the relationship among material obtained from all sources
Spelling and Grammar 12.5%
Minimal spelling and/or grammar mistakes
More than 5 current sources, of which at least 3 are peer review journal articles or scholarly books. Sources include both general background sources and specialized sources. Special-interest sources and popular literature and acknowledged as such if they are cited. All web sites utilized are authoritative.
Cites all data obtained from other sources. APA citation style is used in both text and bibliography
All papers submitted must be in APA format according to the Publication Manual American Psychological Association (APA) (7th ed.). 2020 ISBN: 9781433832154, 1433832151
All written assignments will be submitted via Turnitin for evaluation. Papers submitted with a Similarity Index of greater than 20% will be viewed as an indication of high plagiarism content and subject to receive a grade of zero.