Explain the issue you are examining and why it is significant.
2. Review of the Literature
A description of what has already known about this area and short discussion of why the background studies are not sufficient.
A description of the questions you are examining and an exploration of the claims.
4. Method and Design
A description of how you would go about collecting data and test the questions your are examining. Method: How would you collect the data and why?
• How will you analyze the results?
• What kind of results would confirm your hypothesis?
• What kind of results would disconfirm your hypothesis
5. Significance and Conclusion
Discuss, in general, how your proposed research would lead to a significant improvement over the original studies, and how it would benefit the field. (In other words, why should someone care? If you were applying for money to do this, why would someone fund you? If you wanted to publish your results, why would they be interesting?)
Include all references in APA style.