In psychology and counseling research, there may be instances in which you become involved in the proposal process. Therefore, it is essential for you as a scientist-practitioner to become familiar with the key terms and steps in the proposal process.

Read the “Preparing a grant proposal: Some points for guidance” article and the “Academic Proposal” section of the Owl Purdue Online Writing Lab website located in the weekly materials.

Provide short answers of 150-300 words each for the following questions/statements. Do not exceed 300 words for your response. Use the textbook, and any other scholarly resources to support your responses. Include at least two to three peer-reviewed journal articles beyond the textbook and course readings.

  • What defines a proposal report? What is the purpose of a proposal report?
  • What are the different sections of the proposal report and how are they organized?
  • What are the steps in the data analysis process and what should you consider in your report when including data analysis?