Annotated Bibliography on Truancy
assignment is the first of several components in your quantitative or qualitative research proposal project. Going through the process will help you become a more critical consumer of research studies. For this assessment, you will select one of your proposed research topics and construct a title. You will also create an annotated bibliography.
Topic and Title Instructions
Briefly describe the topic area you are considering for your final project.
• The topic needs to address issues in your particular human services or public safety field or discipline.
• Construct a title for your topic (no more than 12 words in length) that summarizes the main idea of the final project in a concise statement.
Annotated Bibliography Instructions
An annotated bibliography provides the readers of your research proposal with additional background information about your topic. The annotated bibliography must reference a minimum of seven peer-reviewed journal articles or dissertations related to your topic.
In the annotated part of the bibliography, include:
1. The complete citation of each reference source, presented in APA format.
2. An annotation of each reference source that includes a brief written description and evaluation of the reference (approximately 50 words) together with its relationship to the literature review topic.
• Written communication: Written communication is free of errors that detract from the overall message.
• APA formatting: Resources and citations are formatted according to APA current edition style and formatting.
• Number of resources: Minimum of 6 resources.
• Length of paper: 2–3 double-spaced pages.
• Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12 point.
peer-reviewed journal articles so you can use them for the annotated Bibliography
Gleich-Bope, D. (2014). Truancy Laws: How Are They Affecting Our Legal Systems, Our Schools, and the Students Involved?. Clearing House, 87(3), 110-114. doi:10.1080/00098655.2014.891885
Strand, A. M., & Granlund, M. (2014). The School Situation for Students with a High Level of Absenteeism in Compulsory School: Is There a Pattern in Documented Support?. Scandinavian Journal Of Educational Research, 58(5), 551-569. doi:10.1080/00313831.2013.773561
Gage, N. A., Sugai, G., Lunde, K., & DeLoreto, L. (2013). Truancy and Zero Tolerance in High School: Does Policy Align with Practice?. Education & Treatment Of Children, 36(2), 117-138.
Monahan, K., VanDerhei, S., Bechtold, J., & Cauffman, E. (2014). From the School Yard to the Squad Car: School Discipline, Truancy, and Arrest. Journal Of Youth & Adolescence, 43(7), 1110-1122. doi:10.1007/s10964-014-0103-1
Reid, K. (2012). The strategic management of truancy and school absenteeism: finding solutions from a national perspective. Educational Review, 64(2), 211-222. doi:10.1080/00131911.2011.598918