problem statement will be the heart of your dissertation. COGNITIVE DISSONANACE, SAME-SEX.

The problem statement will be the heart of your dissertation because it will not only explain what your research will investigate but it also will lay out the importance of conducting this research. You will spend considerable time refining this as you move from your research proposal to your eventual dissertation work. Review Formulating a research problem, which is included in this week’s assigned readings.

In previous weeks, you have been working on different elements of your Scholarly literature Review. This week your task will be to finalize your draft and include the following elements:

  1. Incorporate changes and recommendations from your faculty into your revised Scholarly Literature Review draft.
  2. Next, synthesize the recommendations for future research gathered via the literature review and present them in a brief 1-page summary.
  3. Finally, prepare a brief problem statement (1-2 pages) related to your selected topic area that you now believe represents a potential area of inquiry that you might pursue for your dissertation. Remember, a problem statement uses critically evaluated findings from previous research to demonstrate the existence of a gap in knowledge appropriate to a dissertation. Your problem statement must use sources to show what we know and don’t know, not what researchers have done and not done.

Length: 12-15 pages

*Note for this, the paper has already been written, it needs to have corrections made that the professor has requested and small alterations. This will not be a new paper write* I will attach all the previous assignments for feedback and guidance. Thank you Document Preview:

NORTHCENTRAL UNIVERSITY ASSIGNMENT COVER SHEET Student: Sarah Barnes THIS FORM MUST BE COMPLETELY FILLED IN Follow these procedures: If requested by your instructor, please include an assignment cover sheet. This will become the first page of your assignment. In addition, your assignment header should include your last name, first initial, course code, dash, and assignment number. This should be left justified, with the page number right justified. Save a copy of your assignments: You may need to re-submit an assignment at your instructor’s request. Make sure you save your files in accessible location . Academic integrity: All work submitted in each course must be your own original work. This includes all assignments, exams, term papers, and other projects required by your instructor. Knowingly submitting another person’s work as your own, without properly citing the source of the work, is considered plagiarism. This will result in an unsatisfactory grade for the work submitted or for the entire course. It may also result in academic dismissal from the University. Michelle Ackerman, PhD PSY-7109: Critique Peer-Reviewed Articles Week 9- Draft of Signature Assignment Hi Sarah, For this assignment you create a draft of your Literature Review, but I think you overlooked part of the instructions to “Start with the annotated outline you created in Week 8. Ensure you have incorporated any faculty feedback and that your topics (and subtopics) are in a logical order”. Your general organization here does not follow your outline, and you don’t address my feedback to incorporate theory throughout. The only mention of theory in the paper is the heading “practice theory”, but no particular theory is discussed. If the relevant theories are associated with the different treatment methods you discuss, please clarify this throughout. Tell readers that these therapies/treatments are based on theory (and what that theory/those theories propose). When discussing…

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