Read “A 15-Step Model for Writing a Research Proposal” in this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.
Submit a 2800- to 3500-word research proposal on a human-services-related topic of your choice. Include the following:
· Title page
· Introduction and literature review:
o Refer to the Learning Team assignments for Week Two: Research Problem and Literature Review.
o Make sure that this section address the following:
· Background information on the topic area
· Scope/rationale for the proposal or importance of the study
· Statement of the research question /hypothesis/research problem
o Participants or target population (age, gender, inclusion and exclusion criteria, and so on)
o Recruitment and informed consent process
o Sampling method and sample size
o Research design, including independent variable(s) and dependent variable(s)
o Instrumentation or data collection methods (including data collection time points, reliability and validity)
· Proposed data analyses
o Descriptive statistics
o Inferential statistics
o Predicted findings
· Timeline for the proposed study
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines and include a title page and a reference page (No abstract is necessary).