Action Research Proposal Outline
Background of the Problem Statement – what in the research literature and your own reflections led you to this particular problem
Problem Statement(what Mills calls an area of focus)
Research Question(s) – the relationship between the independent and dependent variables that you wish to examine in this research
Summary description of intervention and research method.
Relevant literature that you have reviewed
Logic model, which explains the relationship among the variables in this particular perspective and indentifies the independent and dependent variables of your action research.
Sample, i.e., with whom will you conduct your intervention/evaluation
Research Questions – create a triangulation chart that identifies the
Data sources that you will use, and
Data collection procedures that you will use
Describe the intervention in detail, i.e., how will you manipulate the independent variables
Data Collection – Describe in detail (so that someone else could do it if you went on vacation and they would not have to call you with questions-you classmate can help with this) how you will collect the data, explain why you chose those procedures with APA style references.
EDU 6304 01, 61, 82 SS1 2008