If you choose to interview a relevant person or expert, compose a document that contains the following details:
Name and position of person you intend to interview
Short explanation of why this person’s opinion is relevant to your report
A list of interview questions
If you choose to design and conduct a survey, compose a document that contains the following details:
Intended survey population (who will you distribute the survey to?)
Distribution method (how will you get this survey to the correct people?)
Survey tool you will use (will you use google forms, Qualtrics, or Survey Monkey?)
List of survey questions you plan to ask, with complete answer options provided
If you choose to design and conduct a formal observation, compose a document that contains the following details:
What specific event or occurrence will you observe?
For how long will you observe this event or occurrence?
What type information will your observation allow you to gather?
How will you keep track of your observation notes?
Entire report (front matter, body, and appendices) should be delivered in one electronic file (.doc or .docx)
Spacing: your report will be single-spaced, as this is the expectation in the business environment
Margins: 1 or 1.25 inch margins all the way around the document (except cover page)
Font: 12 point Times New Roman, 12 point Cambria, or 12 point Calibri
Page numbers (Arabic numerals) should be centered at the bottom of each page; front matter should be numbered with roman numerals
Point of View & Voice: Use “I” when referring to your primary research but otherwise use third person. Use active voice when possible. Review guidelines here (Links to an external site.)
Section headings should be completed in APA style (Links to an external site.)
Parenthetical citations and References sheet should use APA format