Grant Assignment #3 – Background and Significance The purpose of this assignment is to review and summarize the literature pertaining to your grant topic. The assignment should be emailed to me as a word document ( [email protected]) prior to class (1:30pm) on 3-11-10 with your name and email address on the title page. No late assignments will be accepted. This assignment will be worth 3% of your overall course grade. Background and Significance The Background and Significance section of the grant provides the writer the opportunity to develop the rationale for the study through a careful and concise review of the research literature. This section should convey to the reviewer that the writer has thoroughly reviewed the literature and has an understanding of where the potential gaps in knowledge reside. Once this has been accomplished the writer of the grant should discuss how the current research project will fill these gaps in the knowledge base of the research area. This section of the grant is not a basic literature review in which each
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course HK 458 taught by Professor Newcomer during the Spring '10 term at Purdue.