If doing a quantitative study:Identify the variables which you are exploring for your study. Describe each variable and the model or theory aligned to the variable. Identify and name an instrument which measures the variable or variables. Identify an empirical study which used the variable you will be researching. Find the model or theory for the variable in that article or in the validation article on the instrument used to measure it. Note: Use instructor feedback to revise the Theoretical Foundation section in your prospectus.

If doing a quantitative Study:Use the problem statement and variables to develop the research questions for your proposed study. Once you have instructor feedback put these research questions into the research questions section in your prospectus deliverable.