Research Proposal format

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RESEARCH PROPOSAL February 2010 Lahore School of Economics
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A research proposal is like an "action plan" for your proposed piece of research. It shows what you believe your research will cover, and serves as a provisional agreement between you and your supervisor.
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Why write a research proposal? To act as a ‘map’ to guide your research To ensure that you have a researchable question and appropriate methodology to address that question A statement of the purpose and plan of the research project Details how the study is to be carried out Incorporates any practical and ethical issues which need to be addressed To ensure that you have taken account of the resource requirements to undertake your research
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What is the purpose of the background section? Who will benefit? What is the context of the investigation? Service/political Why do you want to investigate it? What is the value of the investigation? What has already been published? Critical review of the published literature How will your study build on published literature? And why are you best placed to undertake the work.
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5 Format for Research Proposal Academic Writing Rameeza Aslam
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General Format Ø be typed, double-spaced/ 1.5 spacing Ø on standard-sized paper (8.5”x11”) Ø with 1” margins on all sides Ø in 12 pt. Times New Roman or a similar font Ø include a page header (short title & page number) in the upper right-hand of every page Your Paper should:
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Appendix Reference Main Body General Format (cont’d) Title Page Your Proposal should include four major sections:
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This note was uploaded on 03/23/2012 for the course SS 205 taught by Professor R.a during the Spring '12 term at Lahore School of Economics.

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