This is due in the last week of the course. See the schedule and due dates.
1. In word, you will write a 5 page research paper.
2. Choose a topic in the course that you are interested in and want to know more about. “what total institutions are and how they resocialize people?”
3. Come up with 5 questions you want to ask people about.
4 Find 10 people to ask those questions and record their responses. Interviews or a survey like Survey monkey that you can email them are good ways to collect your data.
Your paper MUST be organized by these headings:
Introduction – 1 page – Introduce your topic and give examples all from the text.
Purpose Statement – 1/2 page- “The purpose of this paper is investigate the topic of….” “Interviews (or Surveys) were used collect responses to questions about…” You basically describe how you did the research.
Results – 1 to 1.5 pages – use tables, charts, etc to display informaton about the participants gender, age, race etc (demographics) and your results from the 10 interviews. Be sure to explain the information that is represented in the charts or tables.
Conclusion – 1.5 – 2 pages – Discuss your research, what you learned, found interesting, how it affirmed or differed from what the book said about your topic, etc.