The study’s problem statement results from the defined need or gap. This can be taken from the Background to the Problem section that you drafted earlier.
A definition and description of each of the theories, models, laws, or concepts will be the basis for the Theoretical Foundation of the study. Support these ideas with seminal sources.
The phenomena and research questions (qualitative studies) or the variables and hypotheses (quantitative studies) for the study.
A discussion of how the theory, model, law, or concept undergirds and connects to the research study.