Each student will select a research issue/topic related emerging topics in IT. Students are expected to conduct a research study based on the principles of empirical research. This part will be the foundations on which you will build your project. The following are the necessary sub-sections needed to be in the proposal:
o Statement of the Problem
o Research Questions/Objectives
o Literature Review
o Research Design (Methods and Procedures)
o Significant of the Study
For the final report, the following chapters should be included:
1. Chapter 1: Introduction, Problem Statement, Purpose of the Study, Research
Question/Issues, Research Methodology, Significant of the study.
2. Chapter 2: Literature Review
3. Chapter 3: Methodology – Sample, Sampling, Data collection, and Data analysis
4. Chapter 4: Results
5. Chapter 5: Discussions and Conclusion
(The contents from the chapters above could be broken down to be as your final presentation content).
As for the journal article format, a specified format template will be uploaded in the course website during the semester.
Some general marking criteria that will be used in grading your proposal, presentation and final report include (but are not limited to):
§ Relevance of the report/presentation to the course objectives
§ Clarity of the presentation
§ Depth of analysis/research (rigorousness)
§ Writing styles and presentation techniques
§ Correct Referencing
Other marking criteria will be provided during the semester.