Writing a Good Essay: Guidelines

Reading: always, always do the readings twice—once before lecture, and once again afterward. This will guarantee retention of information while also providing you an opportunity to catch what you might have missed the first time, with the hindsight afforded by attending lectures and seminars. Formatting: written assignments must be double-spaced, in Times New Roman and […]

How to Write a Nursing Care Plan

How to Write a Nursing Care PlanTo create a plan of care, nurses should follow the nursing process: Assessment Diagnosis Outcomes/Planning Implementation Evaluation Assess the patient.The nurse starts by reviewing all relevant data, including (but certainly not limited to): medical history, lab results, vital signs, head-to-toe assessment data, conversations with the patient and their loved […]

Annotated Bibliography Structure

Reference:  Include a complete reference for the source. Format your reference according to APA/MLA/Chicago style Annotation:  In your own words, explain how this source contributes to answering your research question.  Your annotation should be one to two paragraphs long (150 words or more) and fully address purpose, content, evidence, and relation to other sources you […]

Guidelines for Dissertation

FORMAT FOR THESES THE INSTITUTE FOR GRADUATE STUDIES I UNIVERSITY 2021FOREWORD Ph.D. dissertations must be written in accordance with the format stated in this guideline.  The following rules and statements are presented more as answers to questions frequently asked rather than an alphabetically indexed coverage of every contingency. If, for good reason, a student should […]

Thesis guidelines

Talk in past tense. Things will have been completed by the time someone reads the document. Remember to talk about facts, never opinion. Don’t use “I” or “we”. Abstract yourself away from the project. An example of this is “I created a simple tool” could be changed to “A simple tool was developed”. Never make […]

Structure & Tips for the Hypothetical Study

 Hypothetical empirical study – [title of study] (a) Specify the main research question, the null and alternative hypotheses, and name the dependent and the independent variable(s). (5 points) Introduction [topic, importance, rationale] RQs/hypotheses [link to previous research] Methods [longitudinal vs cross-sectional? Participant numbers? Groups? treatments etc.] IVs/DVs [Operationalised as? Types? Confounds?] (b) Describe two possible […]