Create a Purpose Statement


Your assignment is to create a purpose of the study by indicating the intent, goal, and rationale for researching the problem addressed in last week’s assignment. The purpose statement should begin with “The purpose of this (quantitative, qualitative, mixed) study is to…” Use the following list to create the purpose statement:

Study method
Study design
Target population
Research setting
Sampling frame
Sampling method
Sample size (Justified by scholarly sources and a power analysis for quantitative studies)
Data collection method (including instrumentation)
Data analysis method
Software to be used for analysis
Closing statement as to how the study results may inform educational theory
Length: Approximately 1 page, not including title and reference pages

Your purpose be directly aligned with the problem statement. Your purpose statement should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards.