Arrangement - survey research presentation

Malc Prentice

Outline Template

  1. Introduction and Literature Review
    1. Presentation opening ("Today, we would like to talk about a survey research project we did recently")
    2. General background on topic (e.g "Many students")
    3. Specific background ("One of the...")
    4. Definition if necessary
    5. Importance background ("This is important because")
    6. Thesis statement
      1. FOr research, thesis statement = Research Question
      2. (e.g. "This research project aims to discover....")
  2. Methods
    1. Research Framework
      1. (e.g. "This is a piece of qualitative research...etc")
      2. see write a research methods section
    2. Participants and Context
      1. (e.g. "We each interviewed one classmate, for a total of...")
      2. see write a research methods section
    3. Materials

Procedure

      1. Step by step instructions so next year can copy.
      2. see write a research methods section
  1. Analysis
    1. Step by step instructions so next year can copy.
    2. Was any data dropped? Why?
    3. Were there any issues?
    4. see write a research methods section
  2. Results
    1. Topic sentence
      1. for writing: This section describes results of interviews.
      2. for speech ("So what were the results")
    2. See write a research results section
  3. Discussion
    1. Topic sentence
      1. (In writing, we soul start "This section..."
      2. for speech try "So what did we find out?"
      3. See write a research discussion section
    2. Summary of results
      1. e.g. ("In conclusion, the main findings were 1,2, and 3."
      2. "In conclusion, six out of ten students interviewed said yes when asked if they liked penguins. For those that said yes..... For those that said "no"...".)
      3. See write a research discussion section
    3. Implications
      1. (e.g. "As such, if a university student / a university /a wants to help, they should..."
      2. (WARNING if the interview question asks for recommendations, they will be in the summary – drop this)
      3. See write a research discussion section
    4. Limitations and suggestions for future research
      1. e.g. "This project had some limitations, in that" (e.g. not enough participants, sampling)
      2. "Future research should aim to determine X")
      3. See write a research discussion section
    5. Conclusion/Final comment
      1. you have already made a recommendation of these above, so perhaps instead make a general prediction
      2. e.g. "If X follow these recommendations, hopefully Y will Z")
      3. See write a research discussion section