This is an introduction to writing a discussion section for a research paper or thesis, suitable for people undertaking a Masters and PhD, or writing up a research report for publication for the first time.
My paper referred to in this vid:
Levack, W. M. M., Jones, B., Grainger, R., Boland, P., Brown, M., & Ingham, T. (2016). Whakawhanaungatanga: the importance of culturally-meaningful connections to improve uptake of pulmonary rehabilitation by Māori with COPD – a qualitative study. International journal of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, 11, 489-501.
… which is free to download here: https://www.dovepress.com/whakawhanaungatanga-the-importance-of-culturally-meaningful-connection-peer-reviewed-article-COPD
Reference and other useful resources:
Hess, D. R. (2004). How to write an effective discussion. Respiratory Care,49(10), 1238-1241.
San Franciso Edit – http://www.sfedit.net/discussion.pdf
The Thesis Whisperer –
How do I start my discussion chapter?
Dr. Mihaela Vorvoreanu – http://mihaelav.com/2013/07/17/how-to-write-a-discussion-chapter-for-your-thesis-or-dissertation/
Patter – http://patthomson.net/2013/02/28/discussing-the-findings-its-about-taking-flight/
William Levack is an Associate Professor in Rehabilitation and Academic Head of the Rehabilitation Teaching & Research Unit (RTRU) in the Department of Medicine at University of Otago Wellington, New Zealand.
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