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  • Feb 24, 2007, 11:47 PM
    adjnadine
    Concept paper
    Could you please mention what a concept paper is? What does it contain? What are the major components? Thank you very much! :D
  • Mar 13, 2007, 08:21 PM
    nmwirez
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by adjnadine
    Could you please mention what a concept paper is? what does it contain? what are the major components? Thankyou very much! :D

    If I am reading your question correctly, a concept paper is basically a written thesis or idea that can be used as a baseline guide for improving the initial design. This answer is from a technical engineering viewpoint on prototype concepts.
  • Mar 4, 2012, 06:34 AM
    Nelwa
    All research projects need a concept paper
    A concept paper; It is a short summary telling the reader what the project is,Why it is important and How it will be carried out.
    More on defining a Concept paper;
    A brief overview of the study you would like to develop.
    It has just enough detail to show readers potential of the idea, but does not go into the depth of how to go about the study.
    It should show a good understanding of what is being attempted and what will be required to follow through.
    It should be well written, succinct (concise), and easy to understand.

    A concept paper has the following components:
    Title (Research topic)
    Introduction
    Background to the problem.
    Problem Statement
    Objectives
    General Objective
    Specific Objectives.
    Methodology
    Anticipated outcomes
    References
    I have Listed them in their order, in case of writing a concept paper.
    All the components are vital and major so u should handle them carefully with skipping.
    For examples of Concept Papers and Proposal visit the link(http://www.cit4mak.ac.ug/projects2012/index)
    Wishing you all the best in your Concept paper Writing.
  • Apr 13, 2012, 01:58 AM
    Tlotso
    That is so enlightening Nelwa. Great keep it up

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