Part 1: Framework
Identify and describe a theoretical and/or conceptual framework relevant to your study.
Write a 350- to 500-word description of a theoretical or conceptual framework for your proposed study using one of the following templates:
For a theoretical framework:
The theoretical basis for this study is (name the theory). It was developed by (originator or source) and has informed the study of (identify topics where the theory has been applied and/or how the theory has been used in prior research). This theory holds (identify major propositions or hypotheses of the theory). Applying this theory to the present study, it aids in understanding the (central phenomenon) by (give explanation of how and why the theory aids understanding) because (provide rationale based on the theory).
For a conceptual framework:
The conceptual basis for this study is (name the concept(s)). These concepts inform the study of (central phenomenon) by (give explanation of how the concepts relate to the study) because (provide rationale for basing the study on these concepts). The student should then expand upon the concepts in this section.
Part 2: Significance of Study and Completed Research Plan
Provide a statement of the significance or importance of your study: why the study is a unique approach to the problem to be investigated, potential benefit/benefactors from the proposed study, and the ways in which the study results might make an original contribution to your professional field.
Complete each section of the Research Outline Template you began using in Wk 3, using the work you completed throughout the class, including the Framework section from Part 1 of this assignment and the Significance of the Study statement.
Include APA-formatted in-text citations, a title page, and a reference page.
Submit your assignment.