Specifically, how will you define your sample in terms of who/what will be included and excluded?

Segment 3: Research Proposal,.
• Reflecting back on your memo content, identify the research question that will guide your research project. This may require that you define concepts that you include in the research question.
• Explain the sociological significance of your topic (this should include cited material that speaks to why the topic is important).
• Identify the source of data that you will collect for your study (what you will analyze in your study). You will need to identify the specific criteria you will use to select people to be in your study.
• Data need to be systematically collected, meaning that you don’t choose a “sample” of your friends unless they share a particular experience or characteristic (besides being your friend) in common. What are your inclusion and exclusion criteria for the data? Specifically, how will you define your sample in terms of who/what will be included and excluded?

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