The required information for this Individual Project includes the following:

Introduction

  • Brief overview of your project and what the proposal is going to consist of
  • Purpose of your research and why it is exciting and worth pursuing

Purpose of the Study

  • One research question
  • Hypothesis or statement of the problem regarding the research question
  • Your rationale for selecting your proposed research methodology

Methodology

  • Research strategy that you will use to explore the problem
  • Method for securing the sample population
  • Method for delivery of the survey questions, or indicate whether interviews will be conducted
  • Explanation of any biases or ethical considerations and what you will do to limit their impact on your research

Conclusion

  • Why your research project is valuable
  • How your research is connected to your major goals and your future research interest
  • A time line in chronological order of your research activities from start through completion