research design paper 9

Part One

Minimum of 175 words:

  • Identify a specific criminogenic issue that you are interested in researching. What type of research design would be most appropriate for this issue and why?
  • What are the advantages and limitations of the classic experimental design in criminal justice research?


Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper describing the types and functions of research designs. Address each of the following in your paper:

  • An explanation of internal and external variable-related validity factors
  • The strengths and limitations of experimental research designs
  • A summary of two contemporary examples of experimental research conducted within the criminal justice field within the past 10 years