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: 23 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