rources of data and limitations challenges and barriers sections of the prospectus

Rources of Data, and Limitations, Challenges, and Barriers Sections of the Prospectus

This week, you will continue to write sections of the prospectus. They should be written directly into the Prospectus Template.

Additionally, you will be expected to revise previous work each week. The track-changes tool in MS Word can be a convenient way to indicate changes. Please confer with your chair about using this, or if he/she would prefer that a clean copy is submitted each week.

The Assignment
  • Following the format in the Dissertation Prospectus Guide, complete the first draft of the Significance directly in the Prospectus Template. Also, complete the associated section of the checklist.
  • Incorporating feedback from your chair, additional reading, and further thinking about your topic, revise all parts of your Prospectus as needed to assure alignment.

Assignment 1 – Part 1

  • Complete the first draft of the Nature of the Study, Possible Types and Sources of Data, and Limitations, Challenges, and Barriers sections directly in the Prospectus Template.
  • Incorporating feedback from your chair, additional reading, and further thinking about your topic, revise all parts of your Prospectus as needed to assure alignment.
  • Optional: See the Student Guide to Alignment and complete this optional section of your Prospectus with some possible ways to organize and analyze the results obtained by the research strategies detailed previously. A few examples of possible analytical strategies include multiple regression, content analysis, and meta-analysis.

Assignment 1 – Part 2

  • Download the Research Ethics Planning Worksheet from this week’s Learning Resources.
  • Complete and submit the worksheet.