Essay #4/#5 Proposal

ESSAY PROPOSAL

1) What problem do you want to research?

– Colleges and universities don’t have enough study areas causing many students to perform badly/ not have the proper tools to be successful.

2) What research methods will you use?

– Surveys with students in Mt Sac, interviews with some professors

3) Provide examples of these research methods?

SURVEYS

  • Could you say that Mt Sac could use mare study areas for the students?
  • Do you think that the lack of study areas around campus could affect students’ success in a negative way?
  • Have you or anyone you know struggled to find somewhere to study?
  • On a scale of 1-10 (1 being poor and 10 being excellent) how would you rate the amount of study areas in his campus?

4) Find 5 Sources and explain how you will use these sources

http://oureverydaylife.com/top-issues-affecting-student-academic-performance-11687.html

http://yaledailynews.com/blog/2011/04/01/grad-students-lack-study-spaces/

http://www.contemplativecomputing.org/2012/12/surprising-study-college-students-want-quiet-space-cant-find-it.html

http://www.contemplativecomputing.org/2012/12/surprising-study-college-students-want-quiet-space-cant-find-it.html

5) Provide a detailed plan for you will do this research. Plan should include:

Exact dates of when you will do each step.

-over the weekend of 11/17-11/20

How you will conduct the primary research

-Surveys/ a couple of interviews

Who will be the subjects?

-Students of Mt sac

What problems or difficulties might arise in conducting this research?

-people may not want to participate, or I may not find people who are in need of more study areas in this college.

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