A step-by-step guide to conducting a research project or thesis in Education
Designed to be used during the research process, Conducting Educational Research walks readers through each step of a research project or thesis, including developing a research question, performing a literature search, developing a research plan, collecting and analyzing data, drawing conclusions, and sharing the conclusions with others. Throughout the book, Daniel J. Boudah covers all types of research (including experimental, descriptive, qualitative, group designs, and single subject designs) and helps readers link research questions to designs, designs to data sources, and data sources to appropriate analyses.
Chapter 8: Creating a Research Proposal
Creating a Research Proposal
The Purpose of a Research Proposal
Your understanding of the information and concepts presented in the first seven chapters of this book has prepared you to write a research proposal. Given the sequential nature of this guidebook to carrying out a research project from start to finish, you will now be presented with a series of steps to complete a research proposal, prior to chapters that discuss analyzing and interpreting your research data. To begin, let's answer three basic questions: What is a research proposal? ...