Module 3 Lesson 3: How to write a statement of the problem
Learn the basics of writing a statement of the problem for your research proposal
Writing a problem statement can be tricky and sometimes deceptively difficult. A research problem is essentially a gap in the existing knowledge of the field. Further understanding and investigation may be needed to address this gap. A problem statement is used in research work as a claim that outlines the problem that will be addressed by a study. It briefly explains the problem that the research will address.
I hope that by the end of this bite-sized course, you will be able to
- Understand the importance of defining a statement of the problem
- Follow a 4-step guide to format and write an effective statement of the problem
- Download templates that assist you in writing the statement with ease