SOC 400 Topic 8 Discussion Question 1 & 2

SOC 400 Topic 8 Discussion Question 1 & 2

SOC 400 Topic 8 Discussion Question 1 & 2

Topic 8 Discussion Question 1

One of the purposes of writing a research proposal is often to get funding (a research grant) to conduct the research. What might be some additional purposes? Are there any reasons to do a research proposal if you are not going to be applying for a grant? Explain your answer.

Topic 8 Discussion Question 2

In the assigned readings for this topic, there are many reasons listed for why a research proposal might be declined. One such reason is because the writer failed to provide the proper context for the research question. Explain what you think this means. Provide a few ways the writer can avoid making the mistakes listed in the “How to Write a Research Proposal” article by Wong from International Network on Personal Meaning website.


SOC 400 Topic 8 Research Proposal Outline

To understand how to write a research proposal, sociology students should know how to use an outline to organize the information in the proposal in a logical way. This assignment will assist you in learning this skill.Complete the “Research Proposal Outline.” While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. This assignment uses a scoring guide. Please review the “Research Proposal Outline” scoring guide prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.Submit the assignment to your instructor by the end of Topic 8.