List page numbers of all figures.
What does this chapter contain? The key area here is to understand that this chapter concludes ends your dissertation. Conclusions, on the other hand, are made throughout your paper.
Such as whether a hypothesis was proven right or wrong, or whether your data collection method was proven correct, valid and reliable, etc.
The most important part of this chapter is to not introduce anything new. It cannot do that. You must use it as a summary-type chapter that brings the paper to a close. You should also review each stage. What is included in the Chapter?
It might be advisable to break the chapter down into a number of subsections.
Introduction Introduce the chapter to the reader — just as you have with the others remember: Problem Statement and Methodology In this part you will be presenting the problem statement as you have presented it in the first chapter what was the problem and what did you want to achieve.
You should then review the methodology, in detail, but without repeating anything that you have already said. Results of Summary You should keep this section brief and identify the result with a general statement paragraph which it then followed by another paragraph that supports the evidence collected.
You should avoid interpretation here and thus be objective about the results. Discussion of Results You should discuss the meaning of the results here, in brief, and highlight any important areas that you have identified.
You should also look at the different things that the study means and how this is evaluated to the overall understanding in your dissertation. Recommendations These could be to your employer or to the academic community. You will want to keep this section brief and maybe to one paragraph or two, and explain what, from the research that has been conducted, there will be recommendations to the organizations or, if you are presenting to academia, then what further research should be conducted in the future.6 Conclusions and Recommendations D uring the past several months the panel has met and reviewed the research plan for the National Children’s Study (NCS), various working papers of the study, and additional documents provided by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
IMPORTANT: In your thesis, we call it “managerial recommendations” or “managerial Implications”.
It represents the moment where you tell the reader what should or must be done based on the findings of your thesis.
Recommendations After a thorough analysis of data, the following recommendations are hereby made: This research study suggests that education managers study diffusion theory for three reasons.
First, education managers and instruction technologists’ do not know why most instructional innovations are or not adopted.
Thesis . Here is what writing a master’s thesis won’t get you: a gasp of admiration from a PhD admissions committee. It doesn’t matter how long a thesis you write or how brilliant you think it is. It frankly won’t even be seen by (busy) admissions committees, who certainly don’t want applicants mailing a hundred-plus pages of text as part of their applications.
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