Conduct your own small research study, based on your proposed research question The root of education: Inequality in the educational system and its impacts on African American Achievement in the State of California and methods secondary analysis of existing statistics. Compare Orange County to Los Angeles. Checked out their educational department websites to see whether statistics are publicly available (e.g. on test scores or other assessments by race).
Your 4 page written report will show what you learned from your study –your research findings.
The purpose of the pilot study is to:
1. test your proposed method
2. help you predict three findings, based on the results of the pilot study
3. In your paper include the components below. Your paper should use APA format, free of spelling and grammar errors. Do not write an abstract.
a. In the first section (approximately a half page to a page), introduce as much detail as possible. Describe how the artifacts fit the criteria you wrote about in the Methods section of your proposal. If they don’t fit some of the criteria exactly, explain why.
b. In the second section (approximately a half page to a page), describe how well your chosen method or chosen instrument worked during both the course of your pilot study and your analysis of the results. Did it help you start to answer your research question? Why or why not?
c. In your third section (approximately a half page to a page), describe how well you were able to follow your proposed procedures. What, if anything, did you do differently and why?
d. In the fourth section (approximately a page), briefly describe the three major findings or results from your pilot study.
e. In the conclusion (approximately a half page to a page), write about your overall experience doing the pilot study. What worked well, from the methods you proposed, and what might you do differently were you to do a larger research study on your research question?
Make sure artifacts relate both to the proposed research question and the proposed methods. Show a strong assessment of proposed methods and procedures in terms of the pilot study, the results of the pilot study, and the proposed research question. Three major findings or results are presented clearly, in a format appropriate for the pilot study conducted, and are plausible answers for the proposed research question. Honest and thoughtful assessment of the entire pilot study experience, clearly explaining what worked well and what could be improved in a larger study.
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