I need some ideas in answering these questions on research design:
1. Give an example of problem versus policy issue. What are the strengths and constraints of evidence-based policy analysis?
2. Discuss an example of a design for description. Discuss an example of a design for explanation.
3. Discuss the importance of non-experimental research design.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 17, 2018, 11:52 am ad1c9bdddf
1. A problem is an issue with a solution, usually a choice of two or more solutions. A policy issue is a process or operation that guides the way things are done or problems are solved. Issues of policy are usually debatable, but continue to be issues until the policy is changed.
Strengths tend to be from direct observation, personal experience with the problems with the policy. Citing actual events and what happened concerning the policy is very compelling and shows the good and the bad of a policy. Such analysis can identify situations and people who have made successful use of a policy, while also identifying those less successful. Situations can also be part of the analysis, looking at the people involved, the situation, and characteristics of the policy and the situation.
The evidence based policy analysis and research designs are examined. The importance of non-experimental research design is provided.
Research methodology related to experimental and quasi-experimental designs
The foundation of both observational research and experimental design methods each contributes significantly to the study and practice of public health.
1.What are the strengths and weaknesses of the research methodology presented in Brownson et al. (2007)?
2.What value did using a quasi-experimental design add to the research study?
3.How does this impact the validity of the research project?
4.What do you believe is the best strategy for disseminating research results? Support your position
Brownson, R., Ballew, P., Brown, K., Elliott, M., Haire-Joshu, D., Heath, G., et al. (2007). The effect of disseminating evidence-based interventions that promotes physical activity to Health Departments. American Journal of Public Health, 97(10), 1900â?"1907.
This article presents research findings from a study that explored the effects of disseminating evidence-based practices with the goal of promoting physical activity. This article offers a firm example of research reporting in the field of public health.View Full Posting Details