- [Instructor] As its name indicates, this ending,…this summary, this conclusion, is one of the last parts…of the research paper to be written and, of course,…appears at the end.…This ending should be a logical completion…of the main points in the paper…and leave the reader with a final thought.…The ending, just like the introduction,…can take different forms depending on the topic…and the purpose.…Even though you do have choices for the ending,…as I told you in the beginning, or I am now going…to end my paper, are not among those choices.…
And although not necessarily incorrect,…try to avoid the much overused in summary…and in conclusion.…Also some instructors may assign a certain type of ending,…so be certain to follow those requirements.…If no specific requirements are given, then here are…some choices to consider.…Your goal, of course, should be to end with a final point…that flows from or recaps the essay's main ideas or points.…Don't just summarize.…You do want your reader to understand how your entire…research paper supports a thesis, but you also…
- Give examples of descriptive writing.
- Differentiate between descriptive and argumentative papers.
- Identify reliable sources for accurate research.
- Plan your research paper using free writing.
- Develop a thesis statement.
- Create an annotated bibliography using various styles.
- Use transitions to move from one idea to another.
- Create a summary to recap the important points in a paper.
Skill Level Intermediate
Edge Animate Essential Trainingwith Chris Converse4h 44m Beginner
Illustrator CC 2013 One-on-One: Intermediatewith Deke McClelland11h 37m Intermediate
1. Examining Types of Research Papers
2. Preparing to Write
3. Writing the Paper
4. Citing Sources
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