What are the greatest stresses of first generation college students?

Research Question: What are the greatest stresses of first generation college students?

Please organize the paper using the below numbers as the subheadings. Specifically label the subheadings before proceeding   

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Research Proposal Paper

~ 5-7 pgs. double-spaced, 12 pt, times new roman font w/ 1″ margins

 

Page 1: Title Page (APA format) – This does not count as one of your 5-7 pages.

 

 

Page 2: Abstract – a brief summary of your paper (on its own page, after the title page) – again, this does not count as one of your 5-7 pages.

 

Page 3:

  1. Introduction– this is where your paper really begins. Your introduction should set up your topic for your audience. Briefly summarize your findings on the subject.

In the introduction you will need to include the following:

  • Description of your Topic (the problem of interest)
    1. present relevant background or contextual material
    2. define (any) terms or concepts when necessary
    3. explain the focus of the paper and your specific purpose

 

  • Statement of Purpose (see an outline for how to do this in the earlier review module).

 

  • Research Question

Research Question: What are the greatest stresses of first generation college students?

 

  1. Literature Review– you must cite and review/summarize (APA format) at least 5 scholarly sources(books, academic journals, academic articles, etc. – available online via the school’s library research database)

The 5 sources to use will be attached for you, directions on how to write a literature review: https://researchskillsgmm.files.wordpress.com/2014/10/research-design-creswell-chapter-2.pdf

Be sure to include:

  • what is the existing knowledge on your topic?
  • what dominant themes run through the existing literature
  • what gaps exist in the existing literature?

 

  1. Methodology– this is where you will create your own research proposal (no actual research will be conducted) make sure to specify the following:

 

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