Research Project Prep ( I highlighted in green as to what I would like for you to use).
This assignment supports Capstone Research Project, an original research and analysis report in homeland security. Select one of the Research Project topics provided below. Then, complete the following initial writing assignment for approval of their research topic.
Topics to pick form
•Counterterrorism activities and programs in aviation security or law enforcement
◦General Counterterrorism (see Department of Homeland Security | Counterterrorism) http://www.dhs.gov/preventing-terrorism
◦Aviation (see Department of Homeland Security | Transportation Security) http://www.dhs.gov/topic/transportation-security
◦Law Enforcement (see Department of Homeland Security | Law Enforcement) http://www.dhs.gov/topic/law-enforcement-partnerships
•Border security activities and programs in protecting America (See Department of Homeland Security | Border Security) http://www.dhs.gov/border-security
•Preparedness, response and recovery activities and programs in disaster response or disaster recovery (see Department of Homeland Security | Preparedness, Response & Recovery) http://www.dhs.gov/topic/disasters
•Immigration activities and programs in immigration enforcement (See Department of Homeland Security | Immigration) http://www.dhs.gov/topic/immigration-enforcement
•Homeland security activities and programs in cybersecurity and privacy protection (See Department of Homeland Security | Cybersecurity) http://www.dhs.gov/topic/cybersecurity
Complete the following initial writing assignment for approval of the research topic. The paper must be at least two pages in length, not including the title and reference pages, and formatted according the APA style. You must cite your resource(s) in the text and on the reference page.
1.Identify a research question. Building from your Week One reading assignment, clearly identify your research question, and then explain in one paragraph why this is an important research question for study in Homeland Security and Emergency Management.
2.Create three research hypotheses. Having identified a research question, create three separate research hypotheses which might explain your research question. For each hypothesis, explain in at least two paragraphs why this research hypothesis may explain the research question.
3.Identify common arguments from the media and in academia which make each hypothesis relevant to the research question.