Professor Geoff Payne discusses how to plan, design, and start a research project. He stresses the importance of preparation, particularly figuring out what it is the researcher actually wants to know. He also emphasizes writing up ongoing research as a way to gauge progress.
Professor Malcolm Williams discusses how to plan and design a research proposal. He stresses the importance of a good literature review, a clear research question, and accurate assessment of resources and costs.
The SAGE Project Planner helps you design your research project and work through your literature review. It covers defining a topic, types of literature to consider, developing a research question, planning, ethics, data collection, and analysis.
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