- Your research topic from section 1.1: Research Topic, of your Dissertation Research Plan.
- If you are developing new theory, provide a brief statement explaining your choice of developing a new theory as opposed to applying an existing theory.
- If you are using an existing theory:
- Identify the theory.
- Provide a brief description of the theory.
- Use your responses to u08s2 to briefly explain how you will test the theory in your dissertation.
- Describe the theoretical implications you believe your study could have for your field and your specialization area.