Immigration (How it affects Texas as a border State)

Submit Problem Solving Paper

Instructions:

1)  Select one problem from the list provided below that you would like to research and investigate.

2) You are required to use no less than five (5) sources.  The sources/references used must come from scholarly articles, newspapers, periodicals, etc.  No internet websites can be used as sources for your research paper.  However, you can use the internet for researching articles in databases, govt. resources, journals, newspapers, etc.

3)  You are required to answer all of the questions found in the template below using APA format.  Citing sources/references throughout the literature is required as well.

4)  You must type the questions and answers using a word document, single space, 12 as your font size, and times new roman as your font face.

5)  Submit your analysis through the link found at the bottom of this page.

6)  Failure to follow these instructions will result in an assessed penalty to your grade.

List of Problems to Solve

1)    War (one topic)

2)    Immigration (How it affects Texas as a border State)

3)    An Environmental Problem in Texas

4)    Lobbying

5) Campaign Contributions in Texas

6)    Inequality

7)    Problems in the Economy

8)    Unemployment

9) Global Warming

10) Water, Education, Health, Energy, etc Policies in Texas(Choose one)

11) Suggest your own topic (discuss with Instructor first)

Check out this link to some current policy issues in Texas (NB: Commentary on certain policy areas may be biased towards the author’s viewpoint, you are welcome to disagree if you need to.

https://www.texaspolicy.com/

           Template for Problem Solving

1)  State your problem as clearly and precisely as you can.  Explain your analysis/answer in at least Five (5) or more sentences.

2)  What is your purpose, goal, and need for solving this problem? (Recognize problems as obstacles to reaching your goals, achieving your purpose, or satisfying your need.) Explain your analysis/answer in five (5) or more sentences.

3)  Study the problem to determine the “kind” of problem you are dealing with.  What kind of problem are you trying to solve? What do you have to do to solve it?  Explain your analysis/answer in five (5) or more sentences.

4)  What from your problem do you have control over and what do you have no control over?  Explain your analysis/answer in five (5) or more sentences.

5)  What information do you need to solve the problem? Explain.  How can you actively seek the information you need to solve the problem?  Explain your analysis/answer in five (5) or more sentences.

6)   What theory or theories can you formulate concerning this problem? Carefully analyze and interpret your theories and draw reasonable inferences.  Explain your analysis/answer in five (3) or more sentences.

7)  Determine your options for action. What can you do in the short term? In the long term? Recognize your limitations in terms of money, time, and power.  Explain your analysis/answer in five (5) or more sentences.

8)  Evaluate your options, determining their advantages and disadvantages.  Explain your analysis/answer in five (5) or more sentences.

9)  Adopt a strategy. Follow through on it.  This may involve direct action or a carefully thought-through wait-and-see approach.  Explain your analysis/answer in five (5) or more sentences.

10)  Evaluate and assess the implications of your action/strategy.  Explain your analysis/answer in five (5) or more sentences.

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