Informative Abstract

This assignment will assess the following competency: 8. Synthesize research findings.

Directions: This week you are going to write an informative abstract. This page will appear after your Table of Contents in your research paper. (See page 522 for an example.)

The informative abstract should be an overview of your full project. The informative abstract must:• identify the need(s) or issue(s) that prompted the report,• describe the research methods used,• review the main findings (data gathered from your questionnaire and review of literature), and• condense the conclusions and recommendations.