Presenting your research findings and publishing your research results

Week 13B Presenting your research findings and publishing your research results

  • In review of some APA 7th Edition papers some of the most common areas found were related to formatting. Examples include some of the following.
    • Title page not filled out completely (Please refer to the attachment/image):
    • Note the position of the running head (always left).
    • Title of your paper (What I am writing about)
    • Your Name (Your full name)
    • Name of the University (Florida National University)
    • Course Number and Course Name (NGR 5110 Nursing Research)
    • Name of Professor (Dr. George Washington)
    • Date of Assignment (Date of the Assignment)

Additional areas of opportunity included:

Presenting your research findings and publishing your research results

  • Failing to indent paragraphs.
  • Title Headings (Level 1 Heading goes in the center of the paper; Level 2 headings are flushed left).
  • Tables and/or figures note documented within the body of the paper.
  • Abandoned titles within the paper. If your title is at the bottom of the page do not leave it alone, move the title to the next page with the content.
  • Lack of in-text citations. Remember in many instances you must defend your statements with intext citations or block citations for quotes larger than 40 words.
  • Intext citations the period goes after the citation not before it.
  • I love dogs (Smith, 2029). This is correct.
  • I love dogs. (Smith, 2019) This is incorrect
  • Note the position of the period, it will cause your statement to become a plagiarism issue.
  • Incorrect utilization of “and” versus the Ampersand (&) in a dual author citation.
  • Fernandez and James (2020) this is used at the beginning of the sentence.
  • At the end of the sentence, the authors are cited as (Fernandez & James, 2020).
  • Ensure that your paragraphs transition and flow into the next section.
  • Failure to review one’s paper after writing, this catches errors.

***Please review this video as a refresher for publishing a research paper. ***

Although this video is from a scientific perspective, it presents significant information regarding paper writing.

Video: How to Write a Paper in a Weekend (By Prof. Pete Carr)

Chapter 22 Presenting your research findings

Now class, now that you have completed your research. You have identified your problem, conducted your literature review, designed your study, collected data, implemented a methodology, analyzed your results, discussed the findings, as wall as significance, and made your conclusions. It is now time to present your studies whether it is for a thesis or dissertation defense. The goal of any research study is the dissemination of evidence, most notably is publication. I am going to ask that each one of you, please do not allow your scholarly works to become lost and never published. Our jobs as nurses is to share evidence and ensure that it is implemented to advance the profession.

Below please note the following tips on presenting your research effectively and

Article Link: Presenting your research effectively

https://www.apa.org/science/about/psa/2014/02/presenting

Article Link: How to present a research paper using PowerPoint

Chapter 23 Publishing your research results               

As previously emphasized, do not allow your research to go unrecognized. We have the responsibility to share our scientific information.

Video: How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper

Video: How to Get Published in a Peer-Review Journal: Presentation