Day: January 23, 2017

Tips for successful academic research and writing

Tips for successful academic research and writing These tips are in no particular order, apart from number 1, which I consider to be the most important of all. Choose something to research/write about that you are passionately interested in. I find that most of my research and writing tends to spring from wanting to find out more or understand more about a particular phenomenon that intrigues me. In explaining it to myself I end up explaining it to others, hopefully in a new and interesting way that is worthy of publication. Be organised – planning time use is essential when there are...
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Steps to Good Research

15 Steps to Good Research Define and articulate a research question (formulate a research hypothesis). How to Write a Thesis Statement (Indiana University) Identify possible sources of information in many types and formats. Georgetown University Library’s Guides to Resources by Subject Judge the scope of the project. Reevaluate the research question based on the nature and extent of information available and the parameters of the research project. Select the most appropriate investigative methods (surveys, interviews, experiments) and research tools (periodical indexes, data...
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