Learning Objectives

  • Identify unique problems that must be overcome in writing student papers, theses, applied research reports, and journal articles.
  • List the major sections of a research report.
  • Describe the elements that should be considered in writing research reports to ensure adherence to the ethical standard of honesty.
  • Discuss the motivations for plagiarism and the ways of avoiding suspicions of plagiarism.
  • Identify major steps in the review of research reports.