Developing an effective research proposal begins with a clear and thorough introduction to your topic. This assignment will provide you with an opportunity to begin drafting the introduction and conducing a literature review of articles specific and relevant to your topic.
For this assignment, write the introduction to your proposal and begin drafting your review of literature. Include the following parts in the introduction:
· Problem background
· Purpose of the study
· Research question and hypothesis
· Definition of terms
Include the following in the literature review:
· Three scientific, peer-reviewed journal articles
· A brief summary of the three articles with citations
Follow the correct APA guidelines for writing and citing text. Cite only those references relating to your study and important in supporting the rationale and purpose for conducting the study. Cite any sources using the APA format on a separate page.
· Write your assignment in 4 to 6 pages in a Microsoft Word document.