Chapter 5: Writing the Results Section
Chapter 5 Synopsis: Writing Results Sections
We have now reviewed the four communicative goals for writing a Results section and explained a variety of strategies that you can use to help. The image below provides a snapshot of this chapter:
We have now reviewed the four communicative goals for writing a Results section and explained a variety of strategies that you can use to help. Consult the following free, online resources for additional tips on reporting results in a clear and concise manner:
Explore + Apply
Before you begin applying what you’ve learned in this chapter to your Results section, explore published writing in your discipline or in a target journal that you’ve identified. Look for the goals and strategies presented here to see where you might find similarities and differences that are discipline- or journal-specific. When you have located them, determine how you will incorporate similar patterns into your own Results as you outline the section.