Week 5 – Assignment: Understanding Peer-Reviewed, Primary, and Secondary Sources
Assignment: Part 1
In this assignment, you are the professor and you will be creating a PPT presentation for students that outlines the differences between the following:
A primary source
A secondary source
Include in the notes section of the PowerPoint at least 200 words covering how you would explain the use and purpose of each item. For example, use who, what, when, where, and how to approach and explain each item as it applies to the peer-reviewed journals, the primary sources, and a secondary source.
Assignment: Part 2
Include a problem statement with a maximum of 250 words, including the points below that are from the dissertation template, for a topic that interests you.
Begin with “The problem to be addressed by this study is…” This statement should logically flow from the introduction and clearly identify the problem to be addressed by the study.
Succinctly discuss the problem and provide evidence of its existence.
Identify who is impacted by the problem (e.g., individuals, organizations, industries, or society),
Explain what is not known that should be known about it
Explain what the potential negative consequences could be if the problem is not addressed in this study
Remember to source the information and source assertions with citations of current, scholarly works from the literature
Length: 5-7 slides with a minimum of 200 words in the notes of the PPT
References: Include a minimum of five (5) scholarly resources.
Your presentation should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards. Be sure to adhere to Northcentral University’s Academic Integrity Policy.
NCU Libraries, (2018). How do I determine if a particular journal is peer reviewed?
NCU Libraries, (2018). How do I find scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles?
NCU Libraries, (2018). Primary Sources
NCU Libraries, (2018). Scholarly and Peer-Reviewed Journals
NCU Libraries, (2018). What is the difference between scholarly and peer-reviewed journals?
Yettick, H. (2015). One Small Droplet: News Media Coverage of Peer-Reviewed and University-Based Education Research and Academic Expertise