Week 1 Discussion – MACJ-595
Instructions: Please read the assigned readings below and complete an essay review (initial post). Your review should include an introduction, a body and a conclusion. The review should include the following: 1) a comprehensive response to the discussion question(s) below; and, (2) a brief critique of the reading.
Week 1 Discussion ____________________________________________
After reading the assigned readings:
(1) Chapters 1, 2 and 3 of course text;
(2) How to Write a Research Proposal: A formal template for preparing a proposal research method. Available at: https://www3.dbu.edu/uwc/documents/HowtoWriteaProposalTemplate.pdf
Watch the video entitled, “Thesis Writing: PPS&Q, Writing Fluency and Overcoming procrastination.” Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SFMi6gorFrl
Watch the video entitled, “Thesis Planning-Research Approach/Classification.” Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZ1AfqyEfiw
· Identify and discuss the characteristics of a good thesis. Describe and evaluate your research topic. Please include information related to the following elements: What is the purpose of your research? Who is the population or sample? What is not known about this topic? What is your key variable/phenomena of interest? Why is this topic important?
Oliver, P. (2013). Writing Your Thesis (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA:
Sage. ISBN: 9781446267851