Develop A Research Paper Proposal
In this unit we will discuss ‘What is a research proposal’, ‘How to develop a research proposal’ and discuss the important components of an effective research proposal.
Generally, in a typical format main components of a research proposal are as below : Fill in the blanks : 1.Researcher gets research questions from many different places such as from existing theory, previous research, practical experiences, personal interest etc.A vast reading is always helpful in generating a good research question.Research proposal is a --------- (i) --------- of the study by which you can demonstrate your understanding of research and communicate your actions in a ---(ii)---- & ---(iii)---- way to others. The first component of a research proposal is -----------/ ----------- of the study. The last part of the proposal consists of ---------------/ ------------------.Selecting a suitable topic and stating it, is the first thing that a researcher does in beginning. Selecting a suitable topic require a clear research question and current significance.Because research is a team work and you have opinion of others if it is in written form.Research Proposal is used for finalization of a research plan after presentation and discussion before research committee or board.It is also necessary to submit for applying grants to any agency.Once developed, it serves as a plan for conducting the research.It should establish the need for the research and indicate that the writer is knowledgeable about the area" (Wiersma, 1995, p. Review of the writing of recognized authorities in the area and research studies previously carried out would make the researcher familiar with what is already known and what still remains to be done. Systematic review of related literature is expected to yield among other things, insight and information needed. Statistical reasoning for the behavioral sciences (second edition).