This course is designed to equip participants with essential skills and knowledge to write high quality research reports. You will go through the process of report-writing, starting with planning a report to meet the needs of different audiences, then moving on to consider overall structure and format, organization of material into sections or chapters and how to present different kinds of material in different ways to maximize impact and ease of use.
This is a foundation level course run by the Social Research Association (SRA).
To develop an understanding of the key features of different kinds of research reports and the skills necessary to produce them.
The course will cover:
● What makes a good research report?
● Writing with your audience in mind
● Planning a report: structure, content and format
● Features that encourage clarity and ease of use
Who will benefit?
Researchers who regularly or occasionally have to produce written research reports for a variety of different audiences who would like to improve their skills in order to produce more effective research reports.
By the end of the one day course participants will:
● Understand what constitutes an effective research report
● Have acquired knowledge about different approaches to report writing
● Have developed skills in planning and designing an effective research report