POST TITLE: GUIDES ON HOW TO WRITE OUTSTANDING ABSTRACT FOR THESIS PROJECT TOPICS
Before I go into discussing the topic proper, let me first of disclose to you the meaning of abstract in research project writing. Abstract is a kind of summary of all the work a project student did in his/her research work; starting from the background of the study in the project chapter one to the recommendation in chapter five. Abstract is very important in research project writing in the sense that it give your audience what your research project is all about without going through the complete project itself.
Before you write an abstract for your project work, ask yourself these questions; what is my research project topic trying to achieve? That is where you will look at your aims and objectives of the study. Secondly you ask yourself, has any researcher work on your research topic? Here you pick a little on your literature review. Mind you; the literature has to be the author that did a similar research work to your project topics. The third thing to ask your self is what methodology did I use in my research project work? Here you go to your chapter three and find out if what you used what in your methodology and remember to tell your audience the sample size you used. Then you now look at what your research work was able to achieve. That’s where you look at your chapter four. Then concluded and recommend for your audience. Remember the abstract should not be more than a page. Below is simple example on how your abstract should look like:
Take a look at the topic: UNICEF and child right in Nigeria. The project topic(s) is part of the article on education department on this platform. Below is the abstract for the topic above:
The study UNICEF and child right in Nigeria aimed at evaluating the contributions of UNICEF on child right in Nigeria, some of the objectives of the study are to examine whether child right Act is appropriately implemented in Nigeria, to ascertain the challenges of child right Act in Nigeria. The study made use of primary data which are gotten from the distribution of the research questionnaires; the sample size for the study is 200. The study made use of the Pearson correlation method for the analysis. The study therefore concluded that UNICEF significantly contributes on child right in Nigeria. The study also made useful recommendation to assist the federal government in decision making.