Brief template: the article that you write will contain the following sections:
Abstract: This is the summary of your article. This section should include the following sub-sections: Aim, Methods, Results, Conclusion and perspectives.
Literature Review: This is where you lay out to the reader what previous researchers and theorists have said about the experiment that we will be reproducing.
o The literature review should start with general statements to end with more specific findings. o This section will end with your description of the aim of the project.
Methodology: This is the who, what, where section of the report. Therefore you need to detail the following sub-sections (using sub-headings) so that the reader knows exactly who took part and what they did.
o Participants: Describe the population of participants who took part (age, gender, where were the participants recruited?)
o Materials: Describe the tools/tests used. Underline any ethical issues in the research.
o Design: Describe the type of approach used, i.e. qualitative or quantitative. Explain the benefits of the chosen approach.
o Procedure: Describe precisely and clearly how the research was carried out.
o Statistical analysis: Describe the statistical analysis used for the Results section.
Results: The lecturer will give you the main results during the seminar: table, graphs, statistical analysis. You will need to explain these data in the Results section.
o Descriptive results: Describe the graphs and describe the main results (average and standard deviation)
o Inferential results: Explain the statistical analysis.
Discussion: In this section, you will explain your results and discuss the importance of what you found.
o Did you manage to answer your research question?
o If no, why not?
o How does your work relate to the literature review?
o Why this is an ethical piece of work? If you underlined any ethical issues in the Materials section, suggest another alternative.
o Explain the strengths and limitations of the work. o Compare your findings with other studies.
o Suggest other perspectives of research study.
You will need to include in this section all the text/articles/books you quoted in your research article. You are required to use the APA format.