Here's a link to a handout that starts to break down your research plan:
Please download this handout or print it out. Then fill out this handout. Try to be as thorough and detailed as you can. Yes, you've done stuff like this before -- if you've been keeping up with our coursework, that is. When you've got a satisfactory set of parameters here, please hand your filled-in handout to me, then start to develop a more detailed plan on your own.