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Title of Research Proposal: The impact of stress on overall GPA
1.Literature Review (this information will be included in the Introduction section of your final proposal paper).
a.Importance of topic: Why is this topic important or interesting?
b.Summary of research: List each source you will cite in your formal proposal. Provide a brief (1-2 sentence) summary of each source.
c.State your hypothesis:
d.Provide operational definitions for all key terms in your hypothesis:
2.Method (this section explains the details of your proposed experiment).
a.Identify your independent variable:
b.Identify your dependent variable:
c.How will you select your participants?
d.How will you randomly assign participants to groups?
e.Define the experimental group:
f.Define the control group:
g.How will you measure your dependent variable?
h.How will you obtain informed consent?
3.Results (this section discusses the numbers/variables you will compare).
a.What is your predicted outcome?
4.Discussion (this section further explores your predicted outcome).
a.Briefly discuss any ethical concerns you have regarding your proposal:
b.Briefly discuss any potential confounding variables: