University ofPhoenix MaterialResearch ProposalTopic: Effects of Divorce on ChildrenDevelopan original research study proposal and describe it in detail in a 10-12 page(APA style) paper. Include at least 10scholarly references in your proposal. Use the following outline as a guide when writing your paper. Be sureto include detailed information on all of the topics listed below and use headings toorganize your thoughts.Statement of the problem: Introduce the reader to the problem to bestudied. Provide sufficient background information such that the reader has agrasp of the situation and its importance.Review of the literature: Provide the reader with a review of most relevant literature, beginningwith general information, and narrowing the focus to the specific issues underconsideration in the study.Purpose of the study: Identify why the study that you areproposing is needed.Hypotheses or research questions: List them as simple statements.Make sure they are measurable.Definition of terms: Operationally define terms the averagereader may not know, or that have a specific meaning in your study.Assumptions: Identify issues you assume to be true inorder for your study to be valid.Research methods and proceduresPopulation: Describe the population sample to be studiedProcedure: Discuss how the study will be carried out.Instruments: Describe the specific measurements (instruments) to be used to test each hypothesis(research question).Data Analysis: Describe the procedures you intend to use toanalyze the data produced from your instruments, and how that would answer thehypotheses (research questions).Discussion: Since you are only proposing (not conducting) a research study, you willnot have results; however, you can discuss potential outcomes. Review your hypothesis and discuss how this study willaddress it. Forexample, if the results allow you to reject the null hypothesis, what are theimplications? What would happen if you fail to reject the null hypothesis?Discuss the implications of yourproposed study, the limitations of your study, and future research ideas anddirections.Implications: Provide a brief summary of your proposal and a powerfulstatement as to how your study would advance the field.References: Include at least 10 scholarly sources in your Reference section. Be sureto use APA style throughout your paper.