Connection Between the Problem and Purpose Statements
For this Discussion, you will analyze the connection between the problem and purpose statements in an existing dissertation. This is an opportunity to dissect the two components, examine the information contained in each one, and identify the ways they clarify and support each other.
To prepare for this Discussion:
- Choose one of the three dissertation exemplars provided.
- Analyze the problem and purpose statements in your chosen exemplar. (attached)
To participate in this Discussion, create an initial post that addresses the following:
- Summarize the problem statement and purpose of the dissertation exemplar you selected.
- Explain the connection between the problem statement and the purpose of the study.
o What gap in the current state of knowledge does the study fill?
o What evidence does the author provide that they are addressing a significant problem in the field?
- Support your assertions with quotes from the dissertation exemplar.