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  1. 1. Research Proposal Sohail Ahmed M.A English Literature
  2. 2. ∗ Research can be defined as the search for knowledge, or as any systematic investigation, to establish novel facts, solve new or existing problems, prove new ideas, or develop new theories, usually using a scientific method. Research Sohail Ahmed M.A English Literature 2
  3. 3. ∗ Applied Research ∗ Basic(Pure or Fundamental) Research. Types of Research Sohail Ahmed M.A English Literature 3
  4. 4. Applied Research • Applied research is designed to solve practical problems of the modern world, rather than to acquire knowledge for knowledge's sake. One might say that the goal of the applied scientist is to improve the human condition . Examples: improve agricultural crop production. treat or cure a specific disease.
  5. 5. Basic Research • Basic (fundamental or pure ) research is driven by a scientist's curiosity or interest in a scientific question. The main motivation is to expand man's knowledge , not to create or invent something. Example: How did the universe begin? What are protons, neutrons, and electrons composed of?
  6. 6. ∗ Title Page ∗ Research Topic ∗ Introduction ∗ Literature Review Comments ∗ Research Objectives ∗ Research Questions ∗ Methodology ∗ References Format of Proposal Sohail Ahmed M.A English Literature 6
  7. 7. Use APA Style ∗ Parts of Title Page ∗ Running Head ∗ Title of Research ∗ Your Name ∗ Institute ∗ Course Name ∗ Name of Course Coordinator ∗ Date of Submission Title page Sohail Ahmed M.A English Literature 7
  8. 8. ∗ Research topic should be ∗ Attractive ∗ concise ∗ updated ∗ Related to filed Research Topic Sohail Ahmed M.A English Literature 8
  9. 9. ∗ The introduction provides a brief overview that tells a fairly well learned reader what the proposal is about. It might be as short as a single page, but it should be very clearly written, and it should let one assess whether the research is relevant to their own. Introduction Sohail Ahmed M.A English Literature 9
  10. 10. ∗ Literature review is an important part of the research proposal. It contains critical review of the information you have used and will be using for the work. The purpose of literature review is to let the readers know that you have sufficient knowledge of the topic.. Literature Review Comments Sohail Ahmed M.A English Literature 10
  11. 11. ∗ Why is this work important? ∗ Show why this is it important to answer this question. ∗ What are the implications of doing it? ∗ How does it link to other knowledge? ∗ How does it stand to inform policy making? Objectives give answer these types of questions. Research Objectives Sohail Ahmed M.A English Literature 11
  12. 12. ∗ A research question poses a relationship between two or more variables but phrases the relationship as a question? ∗ Examples: ∗ What are basic causes of Dengue Fever? ∗ What are the Symptoms of Dengue Fever? Research Questions Sohail Ahmed M.A English Literature 12
  13. 13. ∗ This section should make clear to the reader the way that you intend to approach the research question and the techniques and logic that you will use to address it. ∗ List down the kind of design (case study, content analysis) you have chosen for your research and the methods you will be using for data collection and analysis. Methodology Sohail Ahmed M.A English Literature 13
  14. 14. ∗ Use APA Style for References. ∗ McBride, D. M., & Wagman, J. B. (1997). Rules for reporting statistics in papers. Journal of APA Style Rules, 105, 55-67. ∗ Smith, K. C. (2006). How to write an APA-style paper in psychology, Journal of APA Style Rules, 114, 23-34. References Sohail Ahmed M.A English Literature 14
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