How to Write the Background of Your Study

Photo by Clint Adair How to Write the Background of Your Study You can think of the background of your study as being like the story that preceded your own work. Usually, you will present this background in the introduction of your paper or thesis, although you also can elaborate on it in some cases in…

Abstract vs. Introduction: What’s the Difference?

Photo by Riccardo Annandale   Abstract vs. Introduction: What’s the Difference? The main difference between and abstract and an introduction is that the abstract is a brief summary of your entire study—the aim or objective, methods, results, and conclusions—usually in that order. It gives the highlights of your work, with only the briefest background information. In…