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Category Archives: headings
It’s always as well to know what can go wrong when writing a journal article. And there are multiple areas in any paper to think about. Just because there seem to be fewer conventions for the Results/Discussion section doesn’t mean … Continue reading
This is the third in a series of posts on getting flow in the thesis. The first was on using the introduction and the second on using the conclusion. This post is about using headings. There are two aspects of … Continue reading
I’d rather not read generic headings. You know the ones I mean, they just say something vague like Introduction, or Methods, or Discussion, or Conclusion. Generic headings remind me of a cartoon I once saw where the heroine went eagerly … Continue reading