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ECE 107 - East - Human Development and Relations: How to write a research paper

1. Choosing a topic and getting started

Choosing a Topic from OWL Purdue Online Writing Lab

2. Research question

Developing a Research Question

Forming a Research Question Examples

3. Thesis Statement

Writing a Thesis Statement

Picture a person saying to you, "I don't have time to read your whole paper. Just tell me in one sentence what your main point is." Your answer-- --is the thesis

4. Writing outlines and Abstracts