RESEARCH STUDY OUTLINE
* In paragraph form, write down the researcher’s acknowledgments
* An abstract is a shortsummary of your completed research. If done well, it makes the reader want to learn more about your research.
* These are the basic components of an abstract in any discipline:
1. Motivation/problem statement: Why do we care about the problem? What practical, scientific, theoretical or artistic gap is your research filling?
2. Methods/procedure/approach: What did you actually do to get your results? (e.g. analyzed 3 novels, completed a series of 5 oil paintings, interviewed 17 students)
3. Results/findings/product: ...view middle of the document...
It will allow you to analyze the whole work, and discover the best way to introduce your research to the readers. Try to use simple language within your research introduction.
* Remember that one of the main tasks of the research introduction is to attract the readers’ attention to your paper.
DEFINITION OF TERMS
* In experimental research, it is essential that one defines the central ideas or concepts the research study.
BACKGROUND TO THE PROBLEM
* In this section, show the relevance of your research to other research that has been done.
STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
* An imperative part of the proposal, for in order for research to be conducted, one must notice a problem in the existing literature that has not been previously addressed. For this section, the following questions should be answered: Why does this research study need to be conducted?
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY
* Clearly identify the goal of the study.
REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
* The review of literature should generally begin on new page. Discuss the review of literature related to your proposed study. The section is designed to inform readers about past studies that have already been conducted, and provides perspectives on your area of interest.
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