• Write a background statement of approximately 1–2 pages that includes:
What you have learned about social change as a social issue.
What you have learned about social change as a research problem. Support your insights with academic citations from the Learning Resources.
Describe the gap that your study will address.
• From the gap, create a brief purpose statement that is aligned with the following research question:
What is the meaning of social change for Walden graduate students?