Meta analysis

This Assignment Should Include the Following:
1. Title Page
2. Summary of a Meta Analysis Study
3. Reference List
Title Page
• Must be in APA format.
• Must include page number in the header of each page.
• Type your title in upper and lowercase letters centered in the upper half of
the page. APA recommends that your title be no more than 12 words in
length and that it should not contain abbreviations or words that serve no
purpose.
• All text on the title page should be double-spaced.
• Format your Title Page according to the standards outlined for Student Paper
submissions in the APA manual.
Things to Include in the Summary
• Introduction to the purpose of the research
• Hypothesis (if there is one)
• Sample
• Method
• Results
• Final Conclusion
Other Information Recommended to be Included
• How this research contributes to the body of literature on the topic (in
other words, why it is important)
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• Weaknesses or strengths of the study
• What future research is possible
Criteria
• You will find an article on your research topic that you selected in Week 1.
• The research article must be a meta-analysis study.
• This article must be from a peer-reviewed journal.
• You can find peer reviewed journals in the Brandman University Library.
• You will be graded on flow of writing, grammatical correctness, and APA
format.
• You should include the following areas of the paper: introduction, purpose
of study, method, subjects, procedure, results, and conclusion.
• Put the citation for the reference at the end of your summary.
• Put a heading labeled “References” before the reference. This title should
be bolded. Follow with the appropriate reference information for the
article you have selected.
• You will find a sample of a meta-analysis summary in Blackboard.
• Note: The summary cannot be more than a page in length. You will lose
points if it is too long.
• You must submit this with a title page in 7th edition APA format.
Requirements for Writing Your Paper:
• Your paper has to be in 7th edition APA format.
• The paper must be double spaced with one inch margins on all sides.
• Suggested: Use Times Roman 12 point font (or another APA approved font)
• Citations must be provided in the text of the summary.
• Ideas must be cited, as well as quotations.
• Keep your biases out of the summary. Your instructor should not be able
to determine what your view is by reading your paper.
• Use quotations sparingly. A rule of thumb is no more than one on a page.
• How you say something is almost as important as what you say.
• It is critical that your writing flow well and have no grammatical errors.
• This is a formal paper. Do not write as if you are speaking.
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• Do not use personal pronouns (i.e., I, we, our, etc.) except as outlined in
your APA manual.
• Do not use the impersonal you (i.e., having a child impacts you.)
• NOTE: Many people use computer programs to make sure APA format is
correct. Many of these programs are not updated to reflect current APA
format. Additionally, these programs do not correct your capitalization
errors, punctuation errors, etc. How you type it is how it will be displayed.
The programs just put things in the correct order. They are not smart
programs.
• Put 1 space at the end of every sentence (see APA Manual).
• Paraphrase the work of others and give them credit. In other words, do not
plagiarize.
• You will be failed on your summary if you plagiarize.

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