WA Short Guide to Writing a Research Proposal by Drew Ziegler (26 pg. saddle stapled) ISBN 1-884778-11-7, Only $2.99!

A highly focused and inexpensive guide to writing a research proposal, filling a void long recognized by students undertaking their first substantial research project. Progresses step-by-step through the different parts of a proposal: ABSTRACT, INTRODUCTION, RELATED RESEARCH, METHODOLOGY, EXPECTATIONS, RESOURCES, CONCLUSION

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This book progresses step-by-step through the different parts of a proposal:
 

  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Related Research
  • Methodology
  • Expectations
  • Resources
  • Conclusion

Why Another "How-To" Book?
  • Fills a void long recognized by students undertaking their first substantial research proposal.
  • Examines the critical first step of scholarly research: the proposal.
  • Equips students with the knowledge and skills necessary to design a well organized, systematic research proposal.
  • Contains a convenient checklist, a full-length sample, and a thorough reference list.
  • Armed with a proposal accepted by the faculty, students can begin their actual research in earnest, confident they are on the right track. This guide enables them to take that first step.

About the Author

Andrew (Drew) Zeigler directs the graduate program in International Relations for Webster University's extended campus site at Pope Air Force Base, North Carolina, and serves on the faculty of Methodist College's Political Science Department. He also taught Political Science at the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, and for Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, North Carolina. He received his bachelor's degree in social studies education form Florida State University at Tallahassee and his master's and doctoral degrees in political science form the University of Florida at Gainesville.  As an advisor for graduate students, he has supervised the preparation of many research proposals and research projects. He has taught classes in research methods at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. His extensive experience with students undertaking research for the first time convinced him to write this very affordable book. 
 

 


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