How to write a convincing discussion section –the key to journal acceptance

Provide meaning and perspective to those exciting results

What will you learn?

  1. The importance of a well-structured discussion section
  2. What information you should include in this section
  3. Easy steps to help you write an ideal discussion section
  4. Sample discussion section to check if you're on the right track
  5. The dos and don’ts when writing the discussion section
  6. How to use the checklist so you don’t miss any key details

Course Description

Ground-breaking results make your paper interesting, but how can you take it up a notch to grab attention and be accepted by journals? Make your manuscript stand out by creating an impactful discussion section that provides meaning and perspective to your exciting results. However, getting this right can be tricky.

This handbook delivers easy-to-follow guidelines and tips to help you write an ideal discussion section. Learn what information you should and shouldn’t include in this section, and how to draw conclusions from your study to showcase the significance of your research work.

What topics will you cover?

Lecture 1: Of restaurants and the discussion section

Lecture 2: What do I present in this section?

Lecture 3: How to write the discussion section

Lecture 4: Wait! How long should the discussion section be?

Lecture 5: Sample discussion section

Lecture 6: What not to do in the discussion section

Lecture 7: Quick tips

Lecture 8: Conclusion

Your Instructor

Sneha Kulkarni
Sneha Kulkarni

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.

Course Curriculum

  Write a convincing Discussion section. The key to journal acceptance
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