Guidelines for CHS 400 Field Studies Final Report
- Letter Quality print, title page naming project, preceptor agency,
advisor, your name and date.
- Recommended 6-10 pages, double spaced, not including bibliography
or appendices. Attach samples of products completed during field studies
as appendices (policy briefs, brochures, curriculum, reports, etc.).
- Executive Summary/Abstract.
One page, single spaced. Include the who, what, when, where, why
and how of your project; project title, preceptor agency, and supervisor.
On the lower right hand corner indicate your name, advisor name
and date. Remember this will be posted on the department's
field studies website.
- Statement of Problem.
Briefly summarize your objective(s) and relate this to the problem
or issue addressed by your project.
Setting. A description of the agency where you completed your
field studies. This should include type of agency, source of funding,
mission statement and type of staffing.
- Place of Project
Within Organization. Where did you and your project fit in the
agency? Include discussion of how this affected your project, if
- Results Achieved.
Describe results achieved during the course of your field studies.
Also, explain any difference between proposed scope of work and
results achieved, if any.
- Theoretical Comparisons
With Field Studies. What theories and/or concepts did you use
in carrying out the scope of work for your project. Relate specific
academic experience with field studies.
- Recommendation for
Similar Projects. What did you learn in carrying out your work
plan that would be helpful in attempting a similar project? What
specific skills did you develop and what specific knowledge did
you gain? Knowing what you know now, what would you have done differently?
- Recommendations for
Yourself. What areas have you been able to identify for your
own professional or personal development as a result of your field
- Due Date
- One week after completing field studies.
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