RSCH 2501 Week 7 - Anatomy of Research Article

RSCH 2501 Week 7 - Anatomy of Research Article - Anatomy of...

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topic relevance:   better understanding of research articles  through understanding of their structure  (including those due next week)   final exam questions! Anatomy of a research article
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Anatomy of a research article Abstract Introduction Methods Results Discussion Conclusions
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Although it’s the first thing read by most readers, it’s the  last thing written by the author The details of its structure make more sense after you’ve  learned the functions of the other parts, so keep going…) The Abstract Next slide, please
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 What is known about the topic?  What is new and or important - what’s the   point of doing this research?  Is there a gap in previous research? Is  there controversy?   usually ends with a specific question or  hypothesis.  The Introduction
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provides details so that the reader can evaluate the  work and a trained scientist would be able to 
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RSCH 2501 Week 7 - Anatomy of Research Article - Anatomy of...

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