Research Assignment 2: Revise Proposal Topic

Assignment 2: Revise and finalize the proposal topic based on last week’s discussion. Use the template provided with the corresponding section heading section. Follow APA 7 guidelines. Locate and include 3 (peer-reviewed, academic) research articles for your proposal as in-text citations and include in the References.

FROM: Your Name

DATE: [Date of your briefing]

RE: Assignment 2 – Clarifying The Research Question

Use your answers to Assignment 1A and 1B to complete this briefing.

Problem Statement

A problem statement is the description of an issue currently existing which needs to be addressed. It provides the context for the research study and generates the questions which the research aims to answer. The statement of the problem is the focal point of any research. A good problem statement is just one sentence (with several paragraphs of elaboration).

Purpose of the Study

The purpose of this study is to …

Explain the goals and research objectives of the study as it related to the problem statement within your study.

Research Questions

The study will attempt to answer the following research question(s):

There may only be one. But you could have two. No more than two unless it is important to have more. Narrow the purpose statement to research questions. Specific questions worded as: How or What? What do you want answer? How do you want to answer it?

Significance of the Study

The overall significance of this study is to…

Use your write up about the challenges for this section This is the last place you have to wrap up your chapter 1 and stipulate the target audiences that would benefit from your study and its importance to them.