Residency 2 Final Assignment: Research Plan Required Component and Description Student Response Additional notes, questions and/or next steps A. Research Question Following Seminar 1 write your current research question. B. Research Methodology What methodology would you propose to test your research question and why this is the best one? C. Theoretical Foundation and/or Conceptual Framework List 1- to 2-potential theoretical foundations and/or conceptual frameworks that may guide your study. State the key concepts of the theory and how they are related. For conceptual framework, describe the particular “lens” this framework offers for your study. D. Gaps Identify at least 1 potential gap E. Assumptions, Limitations, and Delimitations Identify at least 1 assumption, limitation, and delimitation. F. Controlling and Managing Bias Identify one strategy for controlling and managing bias in your research. G. Summary of the Literature/Logical Fallacies Attach a brief outline that describes the flow of your intended literature review. Describe one logical fallacy and how you will guard against this in your own writing. H. Synthesis of the Literature Write 1 paragraph that provides a synthesis of at least 3 articles that approach your topic from different perspectives. I. Implications for Future Research What implications will your study have on future research? J. Contributions to Discipline and to Social Change What contributions will your research make to the discipline and society? Note: Social change implications are expressed in terms of tangible improvements to individuals, communities, organizations, institutions, cultures, or societies.