you will be doing quantitative or qualitative research and the instruments of research (survey, interview, questionnaire, etc.) to be used. Updated on May 10, 2016, this hub discusses some of the common elements in a research proposal. Significance, this section discuss your audience and why your research is relative to them. The proposal will introduce what the research proposes to do and/or prove. This will discuss the information that is already known about the project.
Research Questions or Hypotheses. It will review any pressing and pertinent research that is in anyway tied to the hypothesis debunking. These blogs (below) offer stellar advice for academic writing, from dissertations to journal articles, to book proposals and productivity. I especially like Pats posts on writing for journals. Which turns writing from a solitary, to a social experience.