This essay focuses on Develop a research proposal described in reasonable detail..The research proposal should include an introduction to the chosen research topic/area. Why is it relevant and interesting for research in the field of Adult learning?
1.Firstly, Introduction: The research proposal should include an introduction to the chosen research topic/area. Why is it relevant and interesting for research in the field of Adult learning? What is missing in the body of knowledge in a specific topic? Your interest can be a personal one, but you also need to be able to relate your concern to broader social contexts(for example, by using statistical data) and existing academic literature. You need to introduce and argue why the project is important and relevant.
2. Aim and questions: State clearly what the aim of the research is and the research questions that you are interested in. These are the most critical statements.
3.Thirdly, Theory or theoretical concepts: Describe the theoretical perspective (or theoretical concepts) you have chosen to use for analysis of your empirical data. Feel free to use the content of other courses in the AGLC program as a resource for your theoretical framework. It should be clear to the reader in which way the chosen theory is relevant for your project, i.e.
4.Further, Methods: present your research design and methods that you will use to collect and analyse empirical data. Present your chosen method more specifically. Please read the chapters om the methods that are relevant for your project. After you have presented the chosen method, you should describe how you will do for this project.
In other words, you write first about the methods based on the literature you have read, and after that present how you will work according to the methods. Do not forget to think about ethical issues.
5. lastly, Time plan – include a time plan. You should show your understanding of the process by providing a reasonable and manageable time plan.
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Do not forget to include a reference list and use an appropriate reference style, e.g. APA.
To pass: Your completed assignment (3000 words, excluding references)