• Writing a research paper abstract:What is in a Research Paper

    What is in a Research Paper In layman’s language, an abstract can be described as the section of a research paper that is used to highlight what is in a research paper. the abstract is a summarized version of your research paper, and based on your field of specialization or the requirements of your institution, you could write a descriptive or informative abstract. The main skill between the descriptive abstract and the informative abstract is their focus. The descriptive abstract focuses on the background, the purpose and aims, and has a particular focus. On the other hand, the informative covers the background, purpose and aim of the paper, methods, results and conclusion.

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  • The Introduction of a Research Paper

    Research Paper The main purpose of an introduction is to give the reader an idea of what you will cover or has covered in a research paper. therefore, the introduction will have the aims and objectives of the research, the thesis statement, a research question, the methodology and the significance of writing a paper. This article focuses on the components of the introduction for a research paper and their significance. a)     Creating a rapport with the reader You create a rapport with the reader by stating why the research topic is important, relevant and the usefulness of the research. Nobody is interested in reading a research paper that does not promise to add value.

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  • How to Write a Research Paper

    Research Paper For a successful graduation, you are required to complete a research paper project. As much as writing a research paper gives your instructor an opportunity to assess how well you understand your field and consequently grade you, a research project also gives you an opportunity to demonstrate the knowledge and skill learnt in class. It prepares you for life after school. How then do you write an excellent or impressive research paper? Choose your topic wisely- only in a few instances will your supervisor give you a topic to work on. The topic choice should be based on interest, relevance and feasibility. When a topic is given, choose the most exciting approach. Understand the objective of your assignment- 

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  • Common mistakes students make in writing research papers

    Writing Research Papers Research assignments give you an opportunity to demonstrate practically the skills and knowledge learnt in class. In the effort to give the best in writing research papers, students unconsciously make mistakes. This article highlights common mistakes students make in research paper writing especially in their early days of undertaking research assignments. Topic selection Some students select wide topics making it difficult to provide a satisfactory answer. On the other hand, the topics can be too narrow that the writer does not have room to explore. Objectives of the research

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  • APA style research paper

    APA Style Research Paper Nobody ever said that writing an APA style research paper (American Psychological Association style research paper) was easy. However, in research paper writing, it is most appropriate to write an APA style research paper. This article is going to look at some paramount nuggets of wisdom in writing an APA style research paper, stay with me. The research paper must have a research topic, title page, an introduction, abstract, methods, discussions, data analyses, and the conclusions. Title page- the title page contains of a page header, the title of the paper, the author’s name, and the afflation of the institution.

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  • APA research papers

    APA Research Papers The need to present assignments in a systematic and organized manner resulted to the developing different writing and formatting styles such as APA, MLA, Turabian, Chicago and Harvard etc. This was because, earlier on, students used to submit their assignments in different versions, which made it difficult for evaluators to come up with standardized assessment schemes for these assignments. Such assignments included business research papers, economic research papers, sociology research paper, religion research paper etc.

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