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The Research Proposal Workshop

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Transcript of The Research Proposal Workshop

The Research Proposal
Thomas Edison
What Is The Purpose of a Research Proposal?
overview of a research proposal

Overall structure of the research proposal
Literature Review
Using Research in your
literature review
analysis of Research
Proposals: The Introduction
Identify Your Topic
Example: The Television Program American Idol
Introductions:
The Problem and Its Investigation
Indicate what, why, and how
Use research for validation
answers three questions:

what the project is,

why it is important, and

how it will be examined.
1. Often includes research question:
2. Typically in "why" format
3. Open-ended and unbiased
Resources: LIBRARIAN Research Support
Resources: Writing Center tutoring
Introduction
Resources: Student Technology Support
Presents
and
justifies
a Research Question that should be solved.
Identifies
what is
already known
about an area of study
Identifies

questions
that a body of research does not answer
Makes a case why
further study
of the research questions are
important
to a field
Literature Reviews
synthesize
and
uses
past research to
develop
YOUR
research question/claim
Tips:
Limited to no direct quotes
Annotated bibliographies
Cornell Notes
Evernote
Your introduction and research statement should tell the reader:
1.
What
topic you will discuss
2.
Why
you will discuss the topic
3.
How
you will discuss that topic (road map)
"The purpose of this study is to..."



Turn One or More of Those Questions Into an Assertion
"Appealing simultaneously to Marines, Mormons, gays, blacks and Latinos, and to every regions of the country, American Idol has a legitimate claim to its label of reality TV" (Showalter).
List Research Questions and Categorize
1. Which are similar?
2. Which are different?
3. What's most relevant?
4. What's most narrowed
and feasible?
What
is the research topic
Why
is the research topic important
Reference
to past research for validation of research topic
Assumptions and limitations
Narrows your topic
You cannot look at every aspect:
What
will you examine
How
will you limit your scope of research
What
assumptions can be made from the way you have limited your study?
DEFINITIONS OF KEY TERMS
Individualized Librarian Support
Librarians with Specific Research Expertise
Citation and Research Collection and Organization Help
Idea Development

Understanding Assignments
Help with Organization
Editing Support
Purpose of STUDY
METHODS:
Proposed
participants, Design of Study, Instruments Used, Proposed Procedure
How you
propose to analyze
the data and findings
PowerPoint
Website Development
HTML Code
Sound Booth Recording
Analyzes/synthesizes
research to show
gaps
or
problems

4. Questions are narrow enough for the scope of the proposal
DEFINE AS USED IN YOUR STUDY
Specific actions, plans, or strategies
proposed
for conducting your research
Findings:
analysis:
FIND RESEARCH QUESTION(S) IN
STUDENT EXAMPLE
Tips for Creating
Research Questions
The Problem and Its Investigation
FIND WHAT AND WHY IN
STUDENT EXAMPLE
STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
rationale
Why
the research should be investigated
What
the research gap is
What
one will obtain from researching the topic this way
Might
use past research as validation
FIND THE WHAT AND WHY IN
THE STUDENT EXAMPLE
Assumptions and limitations
Find What and How in student example
USED FOR RESEARCH IN DATABASES
Introduction, Literature Review, Methods, and Findings
What you believe the findings
will be
how does the
Problem and Its Investigation
Statement of the problem
rationale
assumptions and limitations
build the rest of the research
paper?
literature review
methods
findings
analysis
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