Your thesis should be clearly written and in the format described below.
If at all possible, start your thesis research during the summer between your junior and senior year - or even earlier - with an internship, etc. then work on filling in background material and lab work during the fall so that you're prepared to write and present your research during the spring .
: by referencing, authorship, and acknowledgements. Different types of errors: Check references carefully and reread reference works prior to publication.
The first time you read something, you will consciously remember some things, but may subconsciously take in other aspects.
The writer must make it crystal clear to the reader which statements are observation and which are interpretation.
In most circumstances, this is best accomplished by physically separating statements about new observations from statements about the meaning or significance of those observations.Skimming involves reading the abstract, and looking at the figures and figure captions.Therefore, you should construct your paper so that it can be understood by skimming, i.e., the conclusions, as written in your abstract, can be understood by study of the figures and captions.You should draw the reader in and make them want to read the rest of the paper.The next paragraphs in the introduction should cite previous research in this area.The text fills out the details for the more interested reader."Show them, don't just tell them…" Ideally, every result claimed in the text should be documented with data, usually data presented in tables or figures.Your results should be clearly defined and discussed in the context of your topic. You should place your analysis in a broader context, and highlight the implications (regional, global, etc.) of your work.We are looking for a well-reasoned line of argument, from your initial question, compilation of relevant evidence, setting data in a general/universal context, and finally making a judgment based on your analysis.Copyright ©1995-2018 by The Writing Lab & The OWL at Purdue and Purdue University. This material may not be published, reproduced, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our terms and conditions of fair use.