How to write a strong introduction section that makes a great first impression
What will you learn?
- Difference between an abstract and an introduction
- Writing a good introduction for your paper or thesis
- Step-by-step understanding of what to include in the introduction
- Tips and tricks to get your introduction right
According to a 2018 STM report, a staggering 3 million academic papers are produced annually. How can you be sure that your research will cut through the clutter and make an impact in a world of information overload? Your introduction plays an instrumental role in setting a great tone and context for the rest of your paper, boost your chance of being accepted, and can gain you a wider readership.
This well-structured handbook is designed for researchers who want to create a strong first impression with their work. It provides authors with easy-to-follow steps to write a strong introduction, shares some expert tips, presents you with a checklist to ensure you don’t miss key points, and even outlines a sample analysis. Once you are done with this program, you will be able to write the introduction of your paper like a pro!
What topics will you cover?
Lecture 1: Of party hosts and the introduction section
Lecture 2: How is the abstract different from the introduction?
Lecture 3: When should you write the introduction?
Lecture 4: How to write the introduction - A-step-by-step-process
Lecture 5: Sample analysis
Lecture 6: The don’ts to crafting the perfect introduction
Lecture 7: Checklist to ensure you don't miss anything
Lecture 8: Conclusion
Lecture 9: Bonus - Top 3 tips to write a great introduction
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.