EDUCATION 724 -- Outline of Analytical-Interpretive Research Papers

I. Title page

II. Table of contents, with page numbers for each section below

III. Introduction and Rationale -- what you are doing in the paper and why

IV. Review of relevant research literature -- library research, summarized and analyzed

V. Methods and Procedures -- data collection methods; copy of survey and/or interview questions; general description of types of persons participating; other relevant information

VI. Analysis of Data -- results from surveys and interviews; any other data; include a discussion of the significance of what you learned

IX. Conclusions and Recommendations -- including generalizations, uncertainties, issues of practical educational methods and policy, and further research needed

X. Appendix: samples of original data; other supplementary materials