Thesis Proposal Writing

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Thesis Proposal Writing
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Agenda Identification And Statement of The Problem Evaluation And Formulation of Research Question(s) Research Methodology and Design
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What is Research? “It is the systematic process of collecting and analyzing information (data) in order to increase our understanding of the phenomenon about which we are concerned or interested.”
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Task (03 mins) What characteristics does a research have? Prepare a list.
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Research Characteristics Originates with a question or problem. Requires clear articulation of a goal. Follows a specific plan or procedure. Often divides main problem into sub- problems.
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Research Characteristics Guided by specific problem, question, or hypothesis. Accepts certain critical assumptions. Requires collection and interpretation of data. Cyclical in nature.
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Identification and statement of the problem Part One a. Lecture b. Individual work c. Group activity
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Identification and statement of the problem Background Statement of the problem Purpose Scope and limitations Assumptions Research Questions / hypotheses
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Identification of Research Problem Can topic be researched? Does McDonald’s or KFC make better burger? Is there a link between hours of television viewing and violent behavior in children aged 8-14?
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Identification of Research Problem Identify following things: Variables of interest Relationship between the variables Nature of participants
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Background It talks about the background of the problem & setting or situation where the problem is present Domain Problem Statement of the problem Research Questions
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Statement of the problem It is just one sentence (with several paragraphs of elaboration). It may be stated in:
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2011 for the course ECON 4702 taught by Professor Abj during the Spring '11 term at Alaska Pacific University.

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