Please also ensure that you identify clearly in your research proposal the Moray House research cluster that your proposal falls under, as well as up to three staff members with expertise in this area.
research as part of a larger already established research project (for example, in the Institute for Sport, Physical Education & Health Sciences).
With the current national emphasis on educational quality and falling academic achievement levels, you can base a suitable research proposal on any existing educational problem and propose solutions for the problem.
The amount of parental involvement a student receives has been demonstrated to significantly affect that student's academic success.
If the article is highly relevant, read a copy either online pasted within a word document to facilitate electronic highlighting and annotation, or in hard copy format to facilitate highlighting and annotation.
Annotation involves asking questions and making comments in response to the text, engaging in a dialogue with the text’s writer about the impact of their paper on the prompt you have to work with.The potential and actual ethical issues pertaining to the research process should be identified in the proposal with clear indications as to how they will be managed.A generous amount of time should be timetabled into reviewing the thesis once it is written, to allow amendments, revisions and refinements to be made.Issued to be addressed by the literature review include: Educational Journal articles have abstracts which provide a concise overview of the aim of the research paper, as well as its methods and findings.Read the abstract of the journal articles located through the search process, to determine the level of relevance of the article to the topic.Keep notes well structured by using headings, sub-headings and bullet points, distinguishing main points from examples, illustrations and direct extracts.Note the page reference of any direct quotes to facilitate accurate referencing of the source, should you choose to use it within your paper.You are strongly encouraged to use the template form below for your research proposal.This research proposal should then be submitted online as part of your application.Your outline research proposal then gives us an idea of the kind of research you want to undertake, and this, together with information from your referees, will help us assess whether the Moray House School of Education and Sport would be the appropriate place for you to pursue your research interests.At the application stage you are unlikely to be in a position to provide a comprehensive research proposal, and indeed the detailed shaping up of a research plan would be very much done in conjunction with your supervisors(s).