Healthcare Policies and Society

Order Description THE NAME OF THE COURSE IS “SEMINAR IN GOVERNMENT MANAGEMENT: COMPARATIVE SOCIAL POLICY, ADMINISTRATION, AND PRACTICE” (PAA644-22319).

1. LITERATURE REVIEW NEEDS TO INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

WHAT HAVE PEOPLE STUDIED IN THE AREA THAT IS DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RELATED TO MY TOPIC?
WHAT ARE THE PRACTICAL CONCERNS AND PRACTICE WISDOM REGARDING THE ISSUES THAT ARE UNDER STUDY?
WHAT ARE THE THEORIES AND IDEAS OF THE BEST MINDS IN MY TOPIC FIELD?
HOW HAVE THE THEORIES AND IDEAS BEEN APPLIED TO POLICY AND ADMINISTRATIVE ANALYSIS?
WHAT METHODS HAVE BEEN USED TO DISCOVER/VERIFY THE FACTS?

2. RESEARCH OBJECTIVES NEED TO INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

WHAT EXACTLY IS MY RESEARCH PROBLEM?
CAN I ARTICULATE A (FEW) SPECIFIC RESEARCH QUESTION (S)?
HOW DO THER QUESTIONS RELATE TO POLICY/PRACTICAL ISSUES AND NEEDS?
WHY DO I COME UP WITH THESE TENTATIVE ANSWERS (ASSUMPTIONS ANDF HYPOTHESES) RATHER THAN SOME

OTHERS?
ANY THEORETICAL GUIDANCE?

RESEARCH METHODS NEED TO INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

1. HOW DO I DEFINE THE TERMS/CONCEPTS IN MY QUESTIONS AND/OR HYPOTHESES?
2. HOW TO MEASURE THEM?
3. WHAT (EXISTING) SOURCES OF INFORMATION OR DATA AM I GOING TO USE TO ADDRESS MY RESEARCH

QUESTIONS?
4. WHAT ANALYTICAL APPROACHES/TOOLS WOULD I USE TO STUDY THE FACTS?
5. WHAT ARE THE CONTEXT AND TIME FRAME I HAVE TO OBSERVE?

3. RESEARCH RESULTS NEED TO INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

WHAT ARE THE MAJOR CONCLUSIONS OF MY ANALYSIS?
WHAT IMPLICATIONS DO THE RESULTS HAVE TO POLICY, PRACTICE, AND THEORY BUILDING?
WHAT ARE THE LIMITATIONS OF MY STUDY?
ANY SUGGESTIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH ON THIS AND OTHER RELATED TOPICS?

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