Research Papers


Research Papers are primarily quantitative research, qualitative research, mixed methods, descriptive studies, pilot studies, or action research studies.

Word range: 5000 to 7000 (including footnotes and appendices, but excluding references).

Sections Needed:

  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Literature Review
  • Method
  • Participants
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion/implications/limitations/further research (as appropriate)
  • References

Example of a Research Paper(Pearson & Spoelhof, 2006)


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