The purpose of the research paper is to provide you, the student, with an opportunity to explore an area of sociology in greater depth. Your first step is to locate a resource on a topic you are interested in learning more about. Please review the Signature Assignment requirements in Canvas. For your Module 1 assignment, paste the following questions into a Word document to complete.
1. Find an academic article from the Carrington Library or Google Scholar that discusses your topic choice. Provide an APA citation of that article.
Beyond Clinical Complexity: Nonmedical Barriers to Nursing Home Care for Rural Residents, Authors: Henning-Smith, Carrie1,Kozhimannil, Katy B.1Casey, Michelle M.1Prasad, Shailendra1,2Source:Journal of Aging & Social Policy. Mar/Apr2018, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p109-126. 18p. 1 Chart. Document Type: Article
2. Identify your topic.
I chose to write about discharge planning barriers for the rural and homeless population. I personally have experience in this area as a case manager.
3. Why did you choose this topic? I chose this topic because I have personally encountered many barriers to discharge planning with the rural and homeless population.
4. Briefly discuss the connection between your sociological topic and your field of work. I work in case management and discharge planning. When a rural resident or homeless person require skilled nursing care and case management, these two populations encounter many of the same barriers for very different reasons.
THIS IS WHAT I HAVE SO FAR, NOT MUCH. NEEDS TO BE TURNED INTO AN ESSAY
HERE IS THE ROUGH DRAFT ASSIGNMENT RUBRIC
Submit a Rough Draft of the Signature Assignment for formative feedback. Your Signature Assignment will consist of a research paper that demonstrates the application of two sociological perspectives, theories, social issues, or social problems you may experience in your chosen field of work. Your Rough Draft should be nearly complete to receive appropriate feedback. Be sure to have the Rough Draft in APA format. Include a Title page and a References page. Writing Requirements (APA format) 1-inch margins Double spaced 12-point Times New Roman font Title page with topic and name of student In-text citations References page (minimum of three resources) Final Draft must be 1000-1200 words (excluding the References page and Title page)