DOC 700 WEEK 2 Annotated Bibliography

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DOC 700 WEEK 2 Annotated Bibliography

DOC 700 WEEK 2 Annotated Bibliography

DOC 700 WEEK 2 Annotated Bibliography

An annotated bibliography is a reference list in which each entry is followed by an annotation or description of the source. Dissertation writers must provide extensive sources from the literature in their initial research proposal.  Begin preparing now by learning the critical skills needed for future success. Scanning, summarizing, and recording the key points in an article, as required for an annotated bibliography, is a critical skill for all doctoral learners to ensure success.

Create an annotated bibliography using research on a topic you might like to investigate for your doctoral dissertation. Some examples of potential research topics include: “Female Leadership in the Aerospace Industry” or “Multiple Intelligences in Elementary Students.”

Your annotated bibliography should include one article from each of the databases below.

For this assignment, you must:

  • Follow the formatting as outlined in the Annotated Bibliography Formatting Sample provided.
    • Note. You may lose points for failing to the use the correct format.
  • Include an APA-formatted title page.
  • Include four sources (one from each database listed below).
  • Include a one- to two-paragraph annotation in your own words for each source.
    • Remember the length of annotation needs to relate to estimated future value.
  • Identify the research method.
    • Read the article abstract to find the research method (you might find: qualitative, quantitative, or mixed method).
  • State the research question or problem and conclusions.
  • Summarize the suggestions for further research.
  • List the source and search engine used as a separate entry at the end of your assignment.  Follow this format:
    • Barker (2006) – ProQuest Dissertations & Theses database
    • Smith (2012) – EBSCOhost
    • Jones & Bartlett (2014) – SAGE Journals
    • Zinman (2010) – ProQuest

Select an article from each of the following databases to complete the Annotated Bibliography assignment:

Dissertations & Theses @ University of Phoenix

    1. Click Books, Dissertations, and Theses under Library Resources. 
    2. Click Dissertations & Theses@University of Phoenix. You will be directed to the ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database.
    3. Type in your research topic key words.
    4. Click on the box to limit your results to “Full text documents only.”
    5. Find a dissertation that relates to your topic.
    6. Make a note of all necessary information to reference the article in APA format.
    7. Download and skim the full-text version of the dissertation.

ProQuest

    1. Click General Resources under Library Resources. 
    2. Click ProQuest.
    3. Click on the boxes that say “Full text documents only” and “Scholarly journals, including peer-reviewed.”
    4. Type in your research topic.
    5. Select one article to review, and read the full-text article.

EBSCOhost

    1. Click on General Resources under Library Resources.
    2. Click EBSCOhost.
    3. Click on the boxes that say “Full Text” and “Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals.”
    4. Type in your research topic.
    5. Select one article to review, and read the full-text article.

SAGE Journals

    1. Click Specialized Resources under Library Resources. 
    2. Click SAGE Journals.
    3. Type in your research topic.
    4. Select one article to review, and read the full-text article.

Submit the Annotated Bibliography as a Microsoft® Word attachment.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

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