A. Questions for weekly discussions and conversations (not part of the required Discussion Board assignment)
These questions can serve as the starting point for your discussions during the week. They are â€œthought starters,â€ so that you can explore some ideas associated with the discussion board and unit topics. Answers are not required, and should not be submitted with your required assignment. Answers are not graded.
1. Why would researchers want to study violence against women? What would researchers hope to learn from this type of study?
2. How can our society benefit from a study such as this that examines violence against women? How can the results of this type of study benefit our culture on a large scale?
B. Required Discussion Board assignment.
For this assignment, you will make a 2â€“3-paragraph posting to the Discussion Board in which you must answer the following questions:
â€¢ What are some potential methods of researching violence against women?
â€¢ Specifically, what are ways in which violence against women could be studied using interpretative and critical frameworks?
â€¢ What would you change and why?
â€¢ What different types of information would you likely obtain using this research process?
Another important aspect of completing your research project is to effectively present the issue to any stakeholders involved or anyone with an interest in the chosen issue.
Write 4 paragraphs that address the following points:
â€¢ Provide some tips that you plan to use for effectively presenting your research findings and proposed solution to your specific audience.
â€¢ How would you determine who your audience is?
â€¢ What would you choose as your method of presentation (e.g., lecture format, informal question & answer session, hybrid of more than one method, etc.)? Explain why would you choose that method.
â€¢ In your answer, be sure to share with your peers how you would present your research statement, and provide a rationale for choosing that method.
â€¢ Does the method of presentation make sense for the stakeholders that are involved with the student’s issue?
â€¢ What additional tips would you provide specific to the student’s audience?
â€¢ What devices or tools would you use to ensure that the audience becomes interested and invested?
Response to discussion questions 80%
Response to peer posts (minimum of 2) 15%
APA citations and references (where applicable/peer posts) 5%