Writing the Report
Some guidance on writing the report.
See point 4 the points below for video from the session.
There are three major audiences for the report for you to consider; the academic audience for assessment
of the module,
1. The Academic Audience for Assessment of the module.
For this audience you will need to recognise the following:
- Suggested Structure 1
- Suggested Structure 2
- Writing to Assessment Criteria
- Using an assesment criteria checklist
- Updated Extract from Module Guide on Dissertation Submissions)
- Following Module Guide Instructions for Action Enquiry, Dissertation or other.
- Writing an abstract
- Use of standard "Harvard" Referencing System
Formal Research often:
- Uses the thrid person (eg The Research involved.......)
- Uses the past tense.
- Link sections by introdustions that say what went before and what is happens in the section following.
- Link sections with conclsuions that summarise what has happened in the section.
- Be consistent over headings and sub headings (and sub sub headings)
2. Disseminating the Research to Practitioners, Stakeholders and others.
Consider a version for other audiences, for example:
The 30 second read brochure. Example1
Putting on the web. (YouTube, Wesite, facebook, Blog etc)
Consider sending a version to a journal. Select the journal from practice based or research journals. Each journal will have details for authgors and you will not get published unless you comply. Write to the journals style and content.
Sage Online or