- The scope section
- The bounds section
Initially, having the two different sections seems a little redundant, but you must remember that the two sections are really important. By setting out what you are going to do, and what you're not going to do, you are removing ambiguity. By removing ambiguity you can ensure that all of the readers know precisely what to expect from the research project.
During your project you should try and imagine what questions people might have to ask. By doing this you can head them off during your project, providing direct information that would be able to answer these questions outright.
This is an example for bounds: 'I did not, however, study students that are in alternative educational establishments, and those who are in juvenile detention facilities.
For more information on this, talk to your teacher. They will be able to help you no end.