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A. General Introduction
1. What is and how to write a research paper, thesis, or dissertation?

2. research methodology
B. The Writing Process of a Research Paper
0. (general / mixed)
1. brainstorming
2. outlining
3. drafting
4. doing research (and the related)
5. revising, editing, and proofreading
C. Abstract & Proposal
D. Literature Review
E. How to Format
1. (relevant:) about intellectual property and plagiarism
2. formatting styles
F. Essential Skills: Summarizing, Paraphrasing, and Using Quotations
G. More Language Sensibility
1. avoiding choppy and stringy sentences
2. avoiding run-on sentences, comma splices, and sentence fragments
3. how to reduce clauses to phrases and avoid dangling or misplaced modifiers
4. avoiding faulty parallelism; words of urgency
5. avoiding unclear comparisons
6. avoiding bias in writing
7. (others)
H. (relevant:) Oral Defense and Academic Presentation
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Elements and Structure of a Master Thesis
source: Hein Roelfsema     2013-05-07

How to Write a Research Paper (by Dr. Jessica Riddell)
source: drjessicariddell  2013-03-26

How to Organize and Write A Research Paper
source: Mark Harvey  2012-02-17

What is a Dissertation? 
source: Southampton Education School    2012-08-14

Demystifying Dissertation Writing: an overall strategy for thesis and dissertation writing
source: UniversityOfGeorgia 2011-05-18

How to Write The Dissertation
source: ignousoce    2008-10-22

Strategies for Doctoral Dissertation Completion
source: alliantintluniv  2011-04-21

Writing a dissertation
source: UoLssds    2011-05-12

Dissertation Writing and Planning: How to organize and prepare for dissertation
source: Davey Curnow-Garland   2013-04-08

Some reflections on writing - especially dissertations
source: ayabaya    2008-11-04