Practical advice on how to write a compelling research abstract
What will you learn?
- Understand the different types of abstracts
- Get actionable tips to make your abstract compelling to journal editors
- A step-by-step method to create an abstract that’s a perfect snapshot of your paper
- The qualities of a great abstract based on examples and side-by-side comparisons
Freely available to readers, an abstract is vital in determining how your research is received and what kind of impact it can have. Millions of researchers submit their work every year, and writing a good abstract that perfectly showcases your research is vital to increase the visibility and readership of your paper.
This engaging course, in the form of a handbook, will teach you how to write a compelling, concise and effective abstract that will help boost your research paper’s readership. It explains the 9-step method to create an abstract that grabs reader’s attention, with practical tips and hands-on guidance on what to include and exclude. With case studies and side-by-side comparisons, the handbook makes it easy to master the skill of writing an effective abstract for your research paper.
What topics will you cover?
Lecture 1: Of movie trailers and abstracts
Lecture 2: The different types of abstracts
Lecture 3: How to write an abstract - Simple steps to perfection
Lecture 4: What not to do – Why abstracts get rejected
Lecture 5: Samples of great abstracts
Lecture 6: Conclusion and summary
Sneha’s interest in the communication of research led her to her current role of developing and designing content for researchers and authors. She publishes articles and creates educational content that provides researchers and authors insights into the latest developments and trends in the publishing industry. She is also passionate about teaching ESL and EFL teaching.