1. Choose a topic of interest related to family communication
2. Write a paper that proposes a research study of the topic.
a. Review relevant literature
b. Propose a new research question or hypothesis c. Describe the proposed study
ii. Method of Data Collection (QUANY or QUAL)
iii. Method of Data Analysis
3. Paper length: minimum of 10 pages and a maximum of 15.
4. Follows APA Publication Manual 7th ed. For a Professional Manuscript
5. Grading Criteria: Completeness, Clarity, Written Quality, Quality of Lit review, Quality of
RQ/H, Data Collection, and Data Analysis, Followed APA style