What is a discussion in writing?
Definition. The purpose of the discussion is to interpret and describe the significance of your findings in light of what was already known about the research problem being investigated, and to explain any new understanding or fresh insights about the problem after you’ve taken the findings into consideration.
What is the difference between findings and discussion?
Results: empirical findings of your research method used. Discussion: explanation or interpretation of your above results / findings e.g. why these relationships are in/significant, weak / strong etc. Sometimes further literature review might be required as part of the explanation in discussion section.
How do you interpret results?
People often simply summarize their results because they do not know how to interpret their findings. Summary, however, is not interpretation. Interpreting your findings is about seeing whether what you found confirms or does not confirm the findings of previous studies in your literature review.
How do you write findings?
The Results section should include the findings of your study and ONLY the findings of your study. The findings include: Data presented in tables, charts, graphs, and other figures (may be placed among research text or on a separate page) A contextual analysis of this data explaining its meaning in sentence form.
How do you write major findings?
Structure and Writing StylePresent a synopsis of the results followed by an explanation of key findings. This approach can be used to highlight important findings. Present a result and then explain it, before presenting the next result then explaining it, and so on, then end with an overall synopsis.
How do you write a summary of findings?
Draft Summary of Findings: Draft a paragraph or two of discussion for each finding in your study. Assert the finding. Tell the reader how the finding is important or relevant to your studies aim and focus. Compare your finding to the literature.
How do you write a data analysis?
What should a data-analysis write-up look like? Overview. Describe the problem. Data and model. What data did you use to address the question, and how did you do it? Results. In your results section, include any figures and tables necessary to make your case. Conclusion.