Research Paper and Presentation – Data Analysis Methods
1) Research Paper and Data Analysis Assignment (25% of Total Grade)
This research paper assignment will allow for you to select appropriate data analysis techniques and tools that are of interest to you. Your group will submit a detailed 8-page paper focusing on the following elements:
Part 1(7-8 pages)
Based on the Data Analysis methods covered thus far, select four data analysis methods.
For each method, provide a detailed overview of the purpose, strengths, and weaknesses of the method
identify at least 3 scenarios from research papers that show case each of these elements
identify how the way the element has been used can be improved.
Part 2 (2-3 minimum)
For two of the data analysis method, provide a detailed analysis using the data set(s) of your choice.
For example, if you have selected Naive Bayesian classification, then you should select a data set to accomplish this task.
Provide a detailed overview of your findings for each method and discuss the importance of using this method for your analysis.
8 -10 pages at a minimum
Your paper should be in 12 point Times New Roman Font, 1.5 space
Include at least 10 scholarly references (not websites, blogs, etc)
You will be graded on correct grammatical syntax and clarity!
Please cite your references in APA format. For each reference that you use please include an in-text citation. Your reference page does not count toward your paper requirement. DO NOT PROVIDE DIRECT QUOTES! You must summarize and synthesize in your own words.
2) Research Paper Presentation (10% of Total Course Grade)
Goal is to summarize your research paper
Minimum of 8-10 slides content (not including title and reference pages)
Must present for at least 10 minutes but no more than 15 minutes
All group members need to equally participate in the presentation