Select a research topic that you are interested in but also one that is feasable given the time constraints to explore (10 weeks). What are the research question (s) is/are you would like to answer? Find something that is specific and that has concepts that can be measured.
Complete a Short 2-3 page summary of your research topic. This assignment can form the basis for the introduction to your Research Paper Proposal. Introduce the topic, discuss why you think research is needed and develop some research questions you would like answered as part of your study. This is essentially the WHAT and WHY part of your paper. WHAT do you want to study or explore and WHY does it need to be studied?