Scholarly Abstract Assignment – Quantitative

Scholarly Abstract Assignment – Quantitative

Create a 1-2 page single-spaced Analysis of Research abstract published scholarly articles related to a “cyber-security” topic. This article should reflect a quantitative research method.

Brevity and being concise are important as this analysis is intended to be a brief summation of the research.

Each abstract must therefore consist of the following in this order:

1. Bibliographic Citation – use the correctly formatted APA style citation for the work as the title of your abstract, displaying the full citation in bold font.

2. Author Qualifications – name the qualification of each author conducting the research

3. Research Concern – one-paragraph summary of the reason for the overall research topic

4. Research Purpose Statement AND Research Questions or Hypotheses – the specific focus of the research

5. Precedent Literature – key literature used in proposing the needed research (not the full bibliography or reference list)

6. Research Methodology – description of the population, sample, and data gathering techniques used in the research

7. Instrumentation – description of the tools used to gather data (surveys, tests, interviews, etc.)

8. Findings – summation of what the researchers discovered and the types of analysis that were used to describe the findings (tables, figures, and statistical measures)

9. Conclusions – what did the findings show and how does that relate to current research

10. Suggestions for further research – based on the conclusions of the study, what additional research is needed