PSY3213C Keiser University Week 4 Ethical Considerations Assignment

During Week 4 you will compile everything you have written in the first three weeks into a final research proposal. In doing this, make sure you have implemented suggestions and feedback from your instructor. The following is a detailed outline that you should use when putting together your research proposal. Please use the bolded headings and subheadings within your paper.

  • Title Page
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
    • Problem statement – this is a statement of your problem being studied. Additionally you will give the rationale for why this study is important. Talk about how and why this fills a gap in the existing knowledge. Also, what benefits to society, community, or organization will the knowledge that will be gained through this study have?
    • Research question and hypothesis
    • Definitions – these are all of your operational definitions. You will need to define your independent variable(s) and dependent variable(s).
  • Literature Review
  • Methodology
    • Research design
    • Setting
    • Participants
    • Measure(s)
    • Procedures
    • Limitations of the study
    • Ethical considerations – Make sure you discuss informed consent, right to privacy, and the voluntary nature of research. Any possible risks should also be covered here.
  • Conclusion
  • References