Research Plan and Outline

PART 1
Written in outline format answer the following questions regarding your primary research plan.

1. Are you completing an interview, survey or observation?
2.Details about the subjects of your primary research.
a. If you are completing an interview, who are you interviewing and when is the interview scheduled? You should have a specific person in mind by now.
b. If you are completing an survey who are you surveying. If you are surveying? Be specific. Also provide a link to your survey.
c. If you are completing on observation, who, when and where are you completing the observation?
3. Which research question are you hoping to answer with this primary research project?
4. Outline the plan.
a.For an interview, list your interview questions. About 5-7 would be good. No more than 10.
b. For a survey, list your survey questions, with the answers in outline format. Note the kind of question (check boxes, multiple choice, scale, short answers).
c. For the observation, note what you are looking for during the observation, what you are counting and how you plan to record the information.

PART 2 – Outline
in order to help you organize your thoughts in relationship to your research, you will use your research questions to assist with this outline.

1. Summarize your topic into one sentence. (In a statement, not in a question.) If you are posing an argument, what is your argument.
2. Research question #1
a. Idea about an answer to your research questions
-Quote/paraphrase to support this research question, with citation.
–How does this quote help you answer your research question?
-Quote/paraphrase to support this research question, with citation.
–How does this quote help you answer your research question?
-Quote/paraphrase to support this research question, with citation.
–How does this quote help you answer your research question
-Continue if necessary.
Research question #2 (follow the guidelines above)
Research question #3 (follow the guidelines for question #1)
Research question #4 (follow the guidelines for question #1; if needed)

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