We Write Custom Academic Papers

100% Original, Plagiarism Free, Customized to your instructions!

What is the difference in attitudes of male and female college students toward condoms?

What is the difference in attitudes of male and female college students toward condoms?

What is the difference in attitudes of male and female college students toward condoms?
ORDER NOW FOR AN ORIGINAL PAPER ASSIGNMENT: Assignment: Attitudes Toward Condoms

Assignment: Attitudes Toward Condoms

I need to answer to this post. Citation, APA and reference

What is the difference in attitudes of male and female college students toward condoms?
Identify an appropriate research design.
A research design that would work for this question is exploratory-descriptive qualitative research. This question promotes a potential problem of condom use where knowledge of the use may need to be addressed based on the attitudes of male versus female college students (Gray, Grove & Sutherland, 2017).

Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the design.
One weakness of this design is that you may get a large array of answers about attitude to this question that may be hard to classify. What if there is no opinion on the use of condoms, where would you classify that answer? This can also be a strength if the perception of condom use becomes something obvious such as access to condoms. Also, there is no way to tell if the college students are telling the truth due to the stigma of unprotected sex. Should culture, age and sexual orientation of the students being surveyed and also be taken into account and will these determinant factors skew the results?

Provide a rationale for the design you selected
“Exploratory-descriptive qualitative researchers identify a specific lack of knowledge that can be addressed only through seeking the viewpoints of the people most affected” (Gray, Grove & Sutherland, 2017, p.69). This study fits best with this design due to the researcher finding value in the participants perspective and how they can then form interventions to educate the college students based on their findings (Gray, Grove & Sutherland, 2017).

What is the relationship between alcohol and breast cancer?
 Identify an appropriate research design.

An appropriate research design for this research question would be descriptive correlational design since you are measuring the strength of the affiliation between variables (alcohol and breast cancer). It would be a noninterventional research study describing the relationship between the two variables (Gray, Grove & Sutherland, 2017).

 Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the design.

The strengths of this study include many research findings that link alcohol and breast cancer to support a trend in the relationship. Weakness in this study includes unknown and uncontrollable variables of the participants from previous studies or current. If you are only asking participants or using research with a relationship between these two variables you are leaving out many other risk factors that contribute to these participants risks for being at a higher probability for cancer; these risk factors include obesity, smoking, diet and exercise.

 Provide a rationale for the design you selected

The rationale to use this design is based on the variables of alcohol and cancer and to be able to predict values of their relationship (Gray, Grove & Sutherland, 2017).

What is the difference between self-efficacy scores in older adults who exercise and the scores of those who do not?
 Identify an appropriate research design.

For this research question I would use comparative descriptive design since you are finding a difference between two things; those older adults that do exercise and those that do not (Gray, Grove & Sutherland, 2017).

 Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the design.

Weakness of this design are based on where you collect your data. If your subjects are in an active senior independent community compared to those in an assisted living facility you may get results that look beneficial to exercise or not. Also, there would need to be classification on what constitutes as exercise since the participants could have different opinions of this. Strengths of this study would be the self-efficacy scores could be simplistic and easy to compare on a numerical scale.

 Provide a rationale for the design you selected

The rationale for this design is that it would be a quantitative non-interventional comparative research study which is used to compare differences (Gray, Grove & Sutherland, 2017).

Reference

Gray, J., Grove, S. & Sutherland, S. (2017). Burns & Grove’s the Practice of Nursing

Research: Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence (8th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.

Reply to Thread

You must proofread your paper. But do not strictly rely on your computer’s spell-checker and grammar-checker; failure to do so indicates a lack of effort on your part and you can expect your grade to suffer accordingly. Papers with numerous misspelled words and grammatical mistakes will be penalized. Read over your paper – in silence and then aloud – before handing it in and make corrections as necessary. Often it is advantageous to have a friend proofread your paper for obvious errors. Handwritten corrections are preferable to uncorrected mistakes.

Use a standard 10 to 12 point (10 to 12 characters per inch) typeface. Smaller or compressed type and papers with small margins or single-spacing are hard to read. It is better to let your essay run over the recommended number of pages than to try to compress it into fewer pages.

Likewise, large type, large margins, large indentations, triple-spacing, increased leading (space between lines), increased kerning (space between letters), and any other such attempts at “padding” to increase the length of a paper are unacceptable, wasteful of trees, and will not fool your professor.

The paper must be neatly formatted, double-spaced with a one-inch margin on the top, bottom, and sides of each page. When submitting hard copy, be sure to use white paper and print out using dark ink. If it is hard to read your essay, it will also be hard to follow your argument.

ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CLASS

Discussion Questions (DQ)

Initial responses to the DQ should address all components of the questions asked, include a minimum of one scholarly source, and be at least 250 words.
Successful responses are substantive (i.e., add something new to the discussion, engage others in the discussion, well-developed idea) and include at least one scholarly source.
One or two sentence responses, simple statements of agreement or “good post,” and responses that are off-topic will not count as substantive. Substantive responses should be at least 150 words.
I encourage you to incorporate the readings from the week (as applicable) into your responses.
Weekly Participation

Your initial responses to the mandatory DQ do not count toward participation and are graded separately.
In addition to the DQ responses, you must post at least one reply to peers (or me) on three separate days, for a total of three replies.
Participation posts do not require a scholarly source/citation (unless you cite someone else’s work).
Part of your weekly participation includes viewing the weekly announcement and attesting to watching it in the comments. These announcements are made to ensure you understand everything that is due during the week.
APA Format and Writing Quality

Familiarize yourself with APA format and practice using it correctly. It is used for most writing assignments for your degree. Visit the Writing Center in the Student Success Center, under the Resources tab in LoudCloud for APA paper templates, citation examples, tips, etc. Points will be deducted for poor use of APA format or absence of APA format (if required).
Cite all sources of information! When in doubt, cite the source. Paraphrasing also requires a citation.
I highly recommend using the APA Publication Manual, 6th edition.
Use of Direct Quotes

I discourage overutilization of direct quotes in DQs and assignments at the Masters’ level and deduct points accordingly.
As Masters’ level students, it is important that you be able to critically analyze and interpret information from journal articles and other resources. Simply restating someone else’s words does not demonstrate an understanding of the content or critical analysis of the content.
It is best to paraphrase content and cite your source.
LopesWrite Policy

For assignments that need to be submitted to LopesWrite, please be sure you have received your report and Similarity Index (SI) percentage BEFORE you do a “final submit” to me.
Once you have received your report, please review it. This report will show you grammatical, punctuation, and spelling errors that can easily be fixed. Take the extra few minutes to review instead of getting counted off for these mistakes.
Review your similarities. Did you forget to cite something? Did you not paraphrase well enough? Is your paper made up of someone else’s thoughts more than your own?
Visit the Writing Center in the Student Success Center, under the Resources tab in LoudCloud for tips on improving your paper and SI score.
Late Policy

The university’s policy on late assignments is 10% penalty PER DAY LATE. This also applies to late DQ replies.
Please communicate with me if you anticipate having to submit an assignment late. I am happy to be flexible, with advance notice. We may be able to work out an extension based on extenuating circumstances.
If you do not communicate with me before submitting an assignment late, the GCU late policy will be in effect.
I do not accept assignments that are two or more weeks late unless we have worked out an extension.
As per policy, no assignments are accepted after the last day of class. Any assignment submitted after midnight on the last day of class will not be accepted for grading.
Communication

Communication is so very important. There are multiple ways to communicate with me: Questions to Instructor Forum: This is a great place to ask course content or assignment questions. If you have a question, there is a good chance one of your peers does as well. This is a public forum for the class.
Individual Forum: This is a private forum to ask me questions or send me messages. This will be checked at least once every 24 hours.
Assignment: Attitudes Toward Condoms

Assignment: Attitudes Toward Condoms

Our Service Charter
________________________________________
1. Professional & Expert Writers: Nursing Experts .org only hires the best. Our writers are specially selected and recruited, after which they undergo further training to perfect their skills for specialization purposes. Moreover, our writers are holders of masters and Ph.D. degrees. They have impressive academic records, besides being native English speakers.
2. Top Quality Papers: Our customers are always guaranteed of papers that exceed their expectations. All our writers have +5 years of experience. This implies that all papers are written by individuals who are experts in their fields. In addition, the quality team reviews all the papers before sending them to the customers.
3. Plagiarism-Free Papers: All papers provided by Nursing Experts .org are written from scratch. Appropriate referencing and citation of key information are followed. Plagiarism checkers are used by the Quality assurance team and our editors just to double-check that there are no instances of plagiarism.
4. Timely Delivery: Time wasted is equivalent to a failed dedication and commitment. Nursing Experts .org is known for timely delivery of any pending customer orders. Customers are well informed of the progress of their papers to ensure they keep track of what the writer is providing before the final draft is sent for grading.
5. Affordable Prices: Our prices are fairly structured to fit in all groups. Any customer willing to place their assignments with us can do so at very affordable prices. In addition, our customers enjoy regular discounts and bonuses.
6. 24/7 Customer Support: Nursing Experts .org, we have put in place a team of experts who answer to all customer inquiries promptly. The best part is the ever-availability of the team. Customers can make inquiries anytime.

Menu
 
  • Home
  • About Us
  • Services
  • Prices
  • Guarantees
  • Contact Us
 
Free resources
 
  • Free Essays
  • Essay tips
  • Essay types
  • Plagiarism Checker
 
Dissertation help
 
  • Free consultation
  • Essay examples
  • Buy essay
  • Dissertation assistance
  • Free dissertations
  • Coursework help
 
nursingexperts.org  ©2017- 2021  All rights reserved. Terms of use | Privacy Policy