RES472 why you want to undertake the research, what your research aims are and how you plan to carry out your research
Draft a mini research proposal on a selected research topic. Your research proposal must, in broad terms, explain why you want to undertake the research, what your research aims are and how you plan to carry out your research (Fouché et al., 2021:74). The proposal must also set out the motivation or rationale for the study, the objectives, and a precise formulation of the research problem. In addition, it must present a preliminary literature review and motivate the selected research design.
Draft a mini research proposal based on your selected research topic. The mini research proposal should be structured under the following headings:
Introduction and background to the studyProblem statementResearch questionsResearch objectivesAim of the studyLiterature reviewResearch Methodology (study design, data collection site, participants, instruments, and data management)Ethical considerationsConclusionReferences
As a part of your mini research proposal, you must include an information letter, consent form and instrument (draft of questionnaire or interview questions).
When preparing your assignments for submission, be sure to:
Save your details, including your student number, full name, and the module code in the file name of the documents e.g., “19001-JimmyHendrix-RES472- Assignment01.docx”;Include your full name, student number and the module code ” RES472″ on the front page of your assignments;Ensure the files are under 20 MB, as this is the upload maximum file size for file submissions;Check for grammatical and spelling errors;Use size 12pt, black, Arial font, 1.5 line spacing, and margins of 2 cm;Reference correctly, according to the STADIO Referencing Guide which you can find on the LMS; andInclude credible references (like those from books and peer-reviewed journals).