The discussion section of a report interprets the results of the research. It is here that the findings are woven together and the major issues / themes are identified and discussed.
The discussion section aims to:
Identifying the major themes in the results will help structure the discussion, especially in long reports. These can often be used as headings.
Activity 3 — self test
Roll your mouse across the following example. Try to identify what each part does. Click on each coloured section to see what part it is.
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