Part I Preparation Instructions:
Compose your Research Proposal in Microsoft Word or a compatible word processing application.The paper should be formatted and typed using Times New Roman, 12-point font, double-spaced, andone-inch margins (no exceptions).The length of the paper should be at least 1 to 2 pages (page number does not include the title page orreferences pages).Use APA 6th edition formatting.Part I Content Instructions:Select a problem a problem to address for the field project. When selecting a project, make sure youhave a clear understanding of the research problem(s) at hand, a realization of the organizationalconstraints for dealing with such a problem (including time and budgetary restrictions), and anunderstanding of how the information provided by your research will facilitate decision making. In yourresearch proposal, provide an identification of the problem, justification for why this problem isimportant to address, what the expected benefits of addressing the problem will be to key stakeholders,what method of design you plan to use, where you will collect data (if using primary data) or where thedata will be found (if using secondary data).
Research Methods and Design Field Project