Results and discussion this chapter presents the results and discussion of the methods outlined in the previous chapter chapter sections include first the original research questions that were posed in the introduction to this thesis, the project in the context of landscape theory, and the results of the virtual tour. A good strategy is to always re-read the background section of your paper after you have written up your results to ensure that the reader has enough context to understand the results [and, later, how you interpreted the results in the discussion section of your paper.
Sample apa paper 2 abstract the abstract is a one paragraph summary of the report write in block style (the first line is not indented) and use 120 words or less. How to write the results and discussion michael p dosch crna ms june 2009 results be happy you're getting there just a small amount of writing to go from this point. 41 the purpose of the results and discussion sections to review, the traditional journal article in the sciences consists of four parts: introduction, methods, results, and discussion/conclusion (imrd. Results and discussion sample results and discussion the measurement that were recorded from the experiment focused more on how the orange peel affect the growth of the mung bean plant over the course of the experiment.
The discussion section is not always about what you found, but what you did not find, and how you deal with that stating that the results are inconclusive is the easy way out, and you must always try to pick out something of value. Lunch time seminar • sample size discussion (cont) say what your results/findings reveal about your variables or participants. An excerpt from the results & discussion section of an education report that used qualitative research methodology footnote note: the results and discussion sections have been merged in this report. Results and discussion 1 results and discussion presented by: shalini pandey msc previous deptt of hecm 2 results • tells about outcomes/findings of the research study • presents the data and findings, ordered/analyzed in ways justified earlier (methodology) • past tense is a feature here (usually) • describes the findi.
How to write the methods, results, and discussion 2 measures a measure of fearful animal attitudes was obtained using aspelmeier's (2002) radford avoidant. 131 chapter 4 results and discussion the present study was an attempt to know about the awareness of women regarding the health issues with regards to menopause and. Sample results and discussion between 4 and 6 different reflectance measurements were carried out at each wavelength for each material, using new specimens for each experiment each experiment was carried out at different power levels, to ascertain that there were no serious changes of reflectance with irradiation levels. In a conventional thesis, what we call the imrad type (introduction, methods, results, discussion and conclusion) the discussion chapter appears a discrete chapter before you worry about the discussion chapter too much, consider whether you need to treat the discussion as a separate section at all. Proportion of introduction, methods, results, and discussion (imrad) adoption in articles published in the british medical journal, jama, the lancet, and the new england journal of medicine, 1935-1985 (n = 1,297.
In your discussion section, relate the results back to your initial hypotheses do they support or disconfirm them remember: results do not prove hypotheses right or wrong, they support them or fail to provide support for them. Qualitative results and go through several samples of the fabrics in order to explain what was the chapter 4 key findings and discussion 110 results from the. The results section is not for interpreting the results in any way that belongs strictly in the discussion section you should aim to narrate your findings without trying to interpret or evaluate them, other than to provide a link to the discussion section. Sample lab report #2 in the writing guidelines for engineering and science students: guidelines to help students of science and engineering make their writing more efficient for others to read and to make the process of writing more efficient for them to perform. Do not introduce new results in the discussion section be wary of mistaking the reiteration of a specific finding for an interpretation because it may confuse the reader the description of findings [results] and the interpretation of their significance [discussion] should be distinct sections of your paper.
4) results / discussion created by conrad t pfeiffer, graduate student, temple university, june 10th 2014 this is the conclusion of the experiment it should begin with a statement of results also, there should be a statement that reflects the goals from your statement of purpose and if they were accomplished or not. Results and discussion 51 modelling and joint negotiation of texts this study set out to investigate the effects of extending the negotiation of text phase of the. The results and discussion section, sometimes called findings or simply results, is an important skill you will need to learn this chapter suggests ways to write the results and discussion section of analytical.
Discussion the discussion section should explain to the reader the significance of the results and give a detailed account of what happened in the experiment evaluate what happened, based on the hypothesis and purpose of the experiment. 105 chapter 4: results and conclusions this convergent study is the second part of a larger research program designed to understand physics instructors' conceptions about the teaching and learning of problem. You may present your results with or without a discussion explaining what those results mean you will want to consult your chair to make sure you are following the approach preferred by your chair. Results and discussion the measurement that were recorded from the experiment focused more on how the orange peel affect the growth of the mung bean plant over the course of the experiment.