Unit Analysis: Institutional Research
complete an original research paper using APA guidelines that should be a minimum of 10 typed pages of content. The paper should be in 12 point font, double spaced, and include a title page that summarizes the saliency of the issue to be addressed, an abstract, literature review, conclusions, summary and a bibliography. The title page, abstract, and bibliography are not included in the content page length requirement. The unit analysis should be on an administrative unit (administrative office) which is not covered in detail during the class; for example physical plant, institutional research, alumni office, student center, office of the controller, enrollment management, chaplains office, careers and counseling services, security services and so on.
The paper should include information such as a brief history of the office, its institutional mission, its organization, relevant budgetary matters, evaluation strategies and current issues.