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)