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Writing a Strong Introduction
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Reading Before attempting to write your Introduction, please read pages 27-28 (2.05)
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The purpose of an introduction is to communicate five pieces of information 1. Why is the problem important? 2. How do the hypothesis and design relate to the problem or theory? 3. How does the study relate to previous work? 4. What are the theoretical implications of the study? 5. What theoretical propositions are tested and how were they derived?
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Always create an outline using your articles Your Introduction section will be a filled-in version of your outline. For your first draft, just try to get something written.
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The pieces of an Introduction Title Opening Paragraph Exploring the Importance of the Problem Describe Relevant Scholarship State Hypotheses and How They Relate to the Research Design
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Tip #3 Your Introduction should only be a few pages long. With 5 references, expect 3 pages in length.
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The Title This is the title of your paper. Instead of using the word Introduction , the full proper title of your paper is presented here Double spaced Centered First letter of each content word* is capitalized Examples: Mental Reinstatement of the Misinformation Context and the Misinformation Effect in Children and Adults Admissibility of Polygraph Tests *Everything except articles and conjunctions.
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This paragraph should contain the broad
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