Developing an outline early in the writing process using section headings and sub headings is a good first step to get organized and begin thinking through your proposal. It is also good to establish a habit of regularly reviewing sources about your topic (books, journal articles, etc.) and keep track of the sources you read and will potentially use. Listed below are some writing tips to consider as you begin to write your proposal.
Research Proposals should include:
References & Resources
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Grand Canyon University. (n.d.). Developing a research proposal. In Center for Innovation in Research and Teaching. Retrieved from https://cirt.gcu.edu/
University of Central Florida Writing Center. (n.d.). Grammar and punctuation. Retrieved from http://uwc.cah.ucf.edu/find-resources/
University of Southern California USC Libraries. (2018). Writing a research proposal. In Organizing Your Social Sciences Research Paper. Retrieved from http://libguides.usc.edu/writingguide/researchproposal