Common Framework for Thesis and Action Research Projects
Thesis and action research projects can be written in a variety of ways but they typically follow a version of this framework.
Follow APA Formatting Guidelines for:
--List of Tables/Figures
Follow any university submission requirements.
RESOURCES for ORGANIZING AND WRITING
Below are a list of eBooks with suggested chapters to assist you. Sign in with your WOU username and password when prompted:
A Concise Guide to Writing a Thesis or Dissertation : Educational Research and Beyond
Key Chapters: Section II - Framework and substance of chapters: Introduction, Review of Literature, Methodology, Findings and Analysis, Summary/Discussion/Conclusion/Recommendations
Doing your Master's Dissertation from Start to Finish
Key Chapters: Chapter 12 When is it finished? Checklist Summary provides a nice checklist and questions about each of the various sections.
Doing Action Research in Early Childhood Studies A Step-by-step Guide
Key Chapters: Step 12 Analyze Your Data and Step 15 Draw Conclusions from Your Analysis