Select the population and sample that is the focus of the action research project.
Describe the method of research to be applied and why it is most appropriate for the study. Describe the population, the sample, and how you intend to gather data to address the research problem.
Develop a research instrument that will be used to collect data from the sample population.
For help with questionnaires, view “PSC 495: Questionnaire Examples.”
|For each of the following items, put an X beside the choice that best describes you:|
|2.||Total number of|
years as a nurse
|3.||Assigned Department (please list)|
|Below is a list of educational resources. Put a check in front of each resource you think is adequately available in your department:|
|4.||Up-to-date textbooks and manuals|
|Likert Scale Items:|
|The following are statements that describe a school’s curriculum. Read each statement and place a check in the box as to whether you strongly agree (SA), agree (A), are uncertain (U), disagree (D), or strongly disagree (SD) with each statement.|
|In my school, the curriculum:||SA||A||U||D||SD|
|9.||Is up to date|
|10.||Emphasizes critical thinking outcomes|
|11.||Is familiar to all teachers|
|12.||Is followed by all teachers|
|13.||Can be adapted to meet individual student needs|
|Free Response Items:|
|14.||How you would rate the nursing service quality you received?||Very good||Good|
|15.||Write a brief explanation of why you feel as you do about the quality of nursing services.|
|16.||Please make additional comments you have regarding nursing services delivered during your hospital stay.|
Gay, L. R., &Airasian, P. (2003). Educational research; Competencies for analysis and applications (7th ed.). Columbus, OH: Merrill Prentice Hall.