Thesis Writing Tips


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This presentation is to assist students who are currently dealing with a massive load of academic paper writing, especially the thesis writing where a thorough research work is required and most importantly, the search for relevant data sources for supportive material

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    1. 1. Thesis Writing Definition and Purpose thesis writing, that is the writing of a research paper. A research paper usually deals with an important issue, factual or theoretical, and it is usually fairly long and well-documented.
    2. 2. purpose or objectives of thesis writing  1. You may learn how to use libraries, how to read books critically and efficiently, and how to use books wisely and correctly.    2. You may familiarize yourself with the knowledge and mechanics necessary for writing a research paper.    3. You may combine the course work of Thesis Writing with the actual preparation of your BA paper writing.    4. You may also gain some experience in writing long papers or reports, which most probably will be part of your future work.
    3. 3. Thesis writing consists of three parts:    1. Steps    2. Format    3. A sample  Steps     Generally speaking, you go through five steps or stages in the process of preparing a research paper:    1.choosing a topic;    2.collecting information;    3.analyzing the information, organizing ideas, and working out an outline;    4.writing the first draft; and    5.revising the draft and finalizing the paper.
    4. 4. Step 1 Choosing a Topic  Goals 1. Become aware of the importance of choosing a manageable topic in the process of writing of a research paper. 2.Learn to follow the 4 steps in choosing a topic.
    5. 5. go from the general to the specific in the following way:     1) Selecting a general topic;    2) Reading and thinking;    3) Narrowing down the scope of your topic to a specific aspect;    4) Formulating the final topic.
    6. 6. Sample     General topic: 20th Century American Novelists Restricted: Hemingway and His Works More restricted: Hemingway and His Short Stories Topic chosen: Old People in Hemingway's Short Stories
    7. 7. Step 2 Collecting Information  Goals 1. Learn to use the library. 2. Be able to read books and other materials in the right   way. 3. Learn to take reading notes.
    8. 8. Information  Information here refers to the material you will need for your research. It is impossible for you to write a paper of some significance without any information, and the quality and quantity of the information you have for your paper show the depth of your research. You should begin collecting the necessary information for your paper the moment you begin your research and you are supposed to keep on doing this till the end of your research.
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