Some helpful hints Write Method section first Go back and write the Introduction Start experiment Analyze data and write Results section Write Discussion section, revise Introduction Make sure entire research paper tells a story Introduction State research problem Write lit.
review examining this problem State the void in the literature Write about your own research question and how investigating it would add to the literature State your hypothesis (nondirectional/directional) Cite literature that may support your hypothesis Results Section Write results plainly, clearly and objectively Do not make any arguments about what you ve found in this section Tables and figures: Don t use redundant data--include them only to add/clarify results Discussion Section One of the most difficult sections to write leaves you free to examine, interpret and qualify the results, as well as to draw inferences from them (APA Publication Manual, p.
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laboratory, classroom, outdoors Procedure Verbal or graphic timeline Chronicles the sequence of events that took place in your study Include the following design information: IV, DV, how you assigned participants to conditions, experimental design Be very specific in your description Lesson Plan: Curriculum Vitae Preparation Objectives: -SWBAT define what a CV is -SWBAT understand some different ways to add value to their resume -SWBAT understand what to include exclude in the various sections of their CV -SWBAT understand the process of writing a research paper -SWBAT understand what to include/exclude in the various sections of a research paper (introduction, method, results, discussion, references) -SWBAT see an example of a CV template Lesson Duration: 40 minutes Aim: What is the process of writing an academic resume (CV)?
Materials: -Lesson plan -laptop and projector, -Power Point lecture (CV Preparation) Procedure Power Point Lecture--CV Preparation 1) Define what a curriculum vitae is, it s purpose and who should be involved in writing it.
Lesson Plan 1: Research paper Writing: An Overview Objectives: -SWBAT identify parts that comprise a scientific research paper -SWBAT understand some different ways scientists develop ideas for their research -SWBAT understand the advantages of conducting a literature search -SWBAT understand the process of writing a research paper -SWBAT understand what to include/exclude in the various sections of a research paper (introduction, method, results, discussion, references) -SWBAT see an example of an actual completed research paper Lesson Duration: 40 minutes Aim: What is the process of writing a scientific research paper?
Materials: -Lesson plan -laptop and projector -Power Point lecture (Research Paper Writing: An Overview) -an example of a completed research paper from internet Procedure: Power Point Lecture--Research Paper Writing: An Overview 1) The parts of a research paper are: title page, abstract, introduction, method, results, discussion, references. Give suggestions for formulating a research question -Read, Observe, Relax, Feel good about your topic 3) Explain that before finalizing a research topic, conducting a literature search first has many advantages -Answer may already be known -Your own research is improved -Connects you with others in scientific community -Shows the history of topics -Potential for replicating previous work -Reap benefits accumulating knowledge 4) Explain that conducting and writing research is not a linear process and give tips on how to approach this process 5) Review each major section of the research paper (Introduction, Method, Results, Discussion), explain what to include/exclude in each section and give some suggestions 6) Give some take-home writing suggestions and tips: -Practice good time management -Find a peaceful environment to write -Save what you write -Drafts and revisions -Check and edit -Try to enjoy the process Lesson Illustration: Show class an example of and actual completed research paper (from internet) while scrolling through various sections Conducting Research: Where to start?