PCN 540 Week 8 Final Research Proposal

In this assignment, you will
complete your final research proposal.


Write a paper (1,500-1,750 words)
following the outline in the Final Research Proposal document. Include the


  1. A statement of the question or problem.


  1. Background of the theory, research, and data related to
    the question or problem.


  1. Purpose of the proposed study.


  1. Questions and hypotheses to be evaluated in the
    proposed study.


  1. The intended participants.


  1. The instruments and measurements to be used.


  1. The procedures to be used.


  1. Proposed results. For the purpose of this exercise, use
    hypothetical data.


You may choose to use the
nonexperimental and/or experimental methods and analyses that you described in
your earlier modules, or you may introduce a new one for your final research


Include at least six scholarly
references in addition to the textbook in your paper.


Prepare this assignment according to
the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success
Center. An abstract is not required.


This assignment uses a grading
rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment;
therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment
to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful
completion of the assignment.


You are required to submit this
assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.
Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin.

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