HPM Thesis Worksheets

THESIS TOPIC WORKSHEET

 

DESCRIPTIVE STATEMENT:
In a few sentences state your research question and the purpose of your research. In other words, you need to justify why your question is important. WHY WRITE THIS PAPER? WHAT MAKES IT IMPORTANT?











ANALYSIS OF TOPIC:
Decompose your topic into manageable research elements. These should form the key word searches you will need when collecting references and will be the base for your outline and ultimately your table of contents.











REFERENCES:
Sources of information (path, terms, databases, specific journals, etc):





Selection criteria for references (study population, year of publication, etc):




Other sources (interviews, surveys, media, professional organizations):



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