1. Proposed Topic: This is the problem statement or the specific area to be investigated.

1. Proposed Topic: This is the problem statement or the specific area to be investigated.
2. Brief description: Discuss the area(s) that will be researched and/or investigated. Define the purpose of the paper. Discuss your objective for researching this specific subject area. This should be a good start into writing your paper.
3. Outline: Provide a brief outline of your paper in an outline format. The outline should include an explanation or plan of how you intend to organize your paper.

Below is an example of an appropriate paper proposal and outline for this course:

Paper Title

Description of the topic: (Brief description: 200 to 300 words)

(Outline form)
I. Introduction
a. (briefly discuss items to be discussed in introduction)
b. (briefly discuss items to be discussed in introduction)

II. Discussion of Topic Research
a. (Research reviewed and discussions)
1.
2.
b. (Research reviewed and discussions)
1.
2.
c. (Research reviewed and discussions)
1.
2.

III. Summary/Conclusions
a. (Summary of findings)
1.
2.
b. (Critical reflection on the research)
1.
2.
c. (Conclusions)
1.
2.
IV. References (at least 5 references in APA Style)