The document will need to respect the following guidelines. Length of the document: 15-20 pages (excluding the title page, references, and appendices)
-Abstract/review: 150/200 words maximum summarizing the proposed research
What is (are) the main(s) question(s)/hypothesis (hypotheses) addressed by this
RQ1: Do people vary in their perception of X depending on the news
RQ2: What is the most credible platform to communicate to young adults?
H1: People with higher levels of education have a higher level of trust in
-Method section: Use the following overarching questions to write this section.
What qualitative research method(s) will you be using and why?
What quantitative research method(s) will you be using and why?
What is the sample for this study? (Population? Media material? Others?)
What type of design would you be using (applicable for experiments)?
What are your main variables and how do you define them?
What instrument(s) are you using to conduct the study?
How did you select the instrument? How did you determine the questions if
What type of items are you using precisely?
How are you organizing your items? (Randomized or not)
When and where would this study be conducted?
-Data analysis: how do you intend to analyze the data once collected?
What type of statistical tests would you be conducting?
-Limitations and further research:
What are the key limitations for your research?
What do you see as main obstacles? (Weaknesses associated with the
sample? Budget? Time? Instrument? Biases? Others? )
What do you suggest as additional studies to further explore your questions?
How would your study really contribute to the overarching question?
Why would this study be of importance to professionals?