Have you decided on your research question? If yes, your next step would be to articulate it in the form of a problem statement. A statement of problem defines the cause that your research is working towards. It highlights a knowledge gap or gap between the real/current state and the ideal state. Many authors find it challenging to organize and express their ideas. To help you with writing the statement of the problem, this video prepared and presented by Prof. Henry Bwisa takes you through three simple and easy-to-follow steps that will help you write your problem statement without hassles.
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