In Week 1, you began with choosing an e xperiment to complete. Over the last several weeks you have been working on your p roject in preparation to complete the work for this week.
Your p roject should adhere to the following guidelines:
For the main sections, it should have:
- A title p age
- An abstract (not more than 250 words)
- An introduction
- A literature review
- Discussion & Conclusion
Introduction: This should be one to two (1-2) p ages in length. The introduction provides a brief overview of what will be covered and the purpose of the r esearch.
Literature review: The literature review is taken in part from what you researched in the scholarly journal a rticles you selected. It is a synthesis of the material you found into a cohesive review of the literature on your chosen e xperiment. The final p roject requires at least five (5) peer-reviewed journal articles on your topic. You must use current research from within the past five (5) years.
Methods: This section provides information on how the e xperiment was conducted.
Results: The results section should explain your findings from the e xperiment in detail.
Discussion & Conclusion: The difference between a great research p aper and a marginal one is the depth and originality of the discussion and conclusions section. This is where you bring together what you have learned through your research as well as through the course regarding your topic in the concluding remarks of your p aper. The discussion and conclusions section should be one to two (1-2) p ages in length.