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Research Design in Occupational Education
Copyright 1997. James P. Key. Oklahoma State University
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Title - Clear, Concise

Introduction - Need, Importance, Rationale, Situation (approximately one paragraph)

Problem - Why is this study needed?

Purpose - What is this study going to do about the problem?

Objectives - What specifically must be accomplished to achieve the purpose? (research questions or hypotheses may be used)

Review Of Literature - Which topical areas of the literature will be searched?

Methodology - How will the study be conducted? (approximately a sentence each describing population and sampling, instrument development, data gathering method, data analysis, statistics, and design of the study)

List Of References - Two or three primary references (use APA or the bibliographic format for your study)

Instrument - Draft copy (develop the instrument as far as possible to determine if it will accomplish the objectives)

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