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Purpose Statment

In most cases, you will change the purpose statement of your research. How would changing the purpose statement of your research proposal change the focus of your study?

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The purpose statement sets the course of YOUR research and is catalyst of the research study. Therefore, even minor changes in your purpose statement can have instrumental effects on the outcome of your study. The example I will use is derived from a Harvard economist named Roland Fryer Jr. whose study represented the largest study of financial incentives in the classroom, and one of the more rigorous studies ever on anything in education policy (Ripley, 2010). The purpose statement for this study was that ...

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Discuss the purpose statement of your research proposal.