The first section in Chapter three of the research proposal is the Research Paradigm. However, this may differ based on the discipline and the academic level of the student.
We discussed Paradigms in Lesson 9. Therefore before going through this lesson, first revise lesson 9 (https://youtu.be/-9PmIUAdGKk)
Definition of a research paradigm gives the research focus and direction. This lesson will remind you the meaning of a paradigm; the three basic questions about ones beliefs; and the three paradigms that a social science researcher anchors his/her study on.
Finally, we shall discuss the requirements of section 3.2 in terms of what is expected of the researcher in this section