Pillars Of Your Research

Apr 7, 2018

Pillars Of Your Research

Your main research points would be make up the different pillars and then there would be lots of evidence within each pillar not just one finding from one article because you can see how that would not be very good support and the hypothesis the big heavy platform would fall right down so as you’re finding articles you are summarizing them and understanding what what is in there you begin to synthesize and start organizing the articles into themes or putting those bricks into their little pillar categories so true synthesis involves drawing on multiple sources and relating them to each other and before bringing them together you have to summarize them and paraphrasing and then that does two things for you one of course that helps you understand the article better and then it actually if you summarize all the way into your own words and your own sentence structure then you already have pieces that you can pull out and and then add them to the overall argument. Read how to build your research pillars at Edusson.

That you’re using so that process of summarizing can really help when you go to write a full introduction and you’re facing the introductory paragraph start off broad so you give a one introductory paragraph that outlines the main topics that you are going to cover and your main topics are not that if you are looking for a relationship between two different variables it’s not each variable separately it is your topic is the relationship between those two variables and so any normal paper inter paragraph you introduce main topics and so Barry at all you would guess in their introduction they would cover not just self disclosure and all about self disclosure college stress and all about college stress they would cover self disclosure college stress first-generation status all together so you introduce the idea of your research to the reader and you’re going to make a statement about what the introduction is going to form the reader about so sometimes it is hard if you don’t understand your topic very well.

So always go back to your hypothesis and what the center of the study is all about what are the factors that need to be outlined and what is the broader research question that lends itself to the specific prediction so pause this lecture and take a moment to read through this first paragraph of the berry a tall article and look for those features that were discussed about what goes into a first paragraph notice that there are citations throughout the first paragraph a common mistake people make sometimes is to think that the opening paragraph is general so you don’t need citations but you see that you need citations all the way throughout that’s a different recorded lecture but just notice how this is used in a first paragraph here’s the first paragraph of the study with those big key pieces that the reader will expect to find more about in this paper.