The problem must be chosen based on interest and it can be an extension of a previous research. APA style recommends that your title is no more than 12 words in length.
Despite appearing at the beginning of your paper, plan to write your research proposal last. At the top of each page, insert a running head in the header.
Do not indent this paragraph. All text on this page should be double-spaced.
In a to word paragraph, state your problem, and propose a solution for it. Additionally, the research proposal is written in a future tense since it is referring to research actions that will take place in the future.
In an APA research report the researcher must include the title, an abstract, an introduction, the method, the results, the discussion and the references. However in a research proposal, the sections of the results and the discussion are replaced by a section of expected results.