Category Archives: Tips

Managing Your Productivity in Grad School + Undergrad

To manage your life in school takes a serious balancing act – I know this is a little departure from Mass Communication Theory but anyone who reads this site can learn something from my experience as both a student and … Continue reading

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How to Write a Good Title, Abstract, and Introduction

Writing the title and abstract can be the easiest and most frustrating part of writing a research paper. There are two major things to keep in mind when writing your title and abstract: Be clear and concise. You want everyone to know … Continue reading

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Communicating Effectively in a Digital Age

In our digital age, most people have long forgotten or never been taught the art and science of written communication. We’ve progressed (or regressed depending on your point of view) from a time when it was commonplace to jot down … Continue reading

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How to Write a Research Paper, Proposal, or Thesis eBook now free!

Here is the overview of everything contained in the ~40 page eBook. It contains detailed sections on how to write: Title Abstract Introduction Analysis/Discussion Background/Literature Review Select and define your concept Study purpose and Relevance How to write good qualitative and … Continue reading

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Writing Good Quantitative Research Questions

Note: this is an excerpt from How to Write a Research Paper, Proposal, or Thesis eBook. Buy it now! There are three main types of questions that a researcher can ask when writing a quantitative study. They are: Causal Descriptive … Continue reading

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How to Write a Research Paper eBook Now Available!

Hey all, haven’t posted in a bit because I’ve been writing an eBook that combines all the research based knowledge that I have here on MCT and a TON more. It’s titled: How to Write a Research Paper, Proposal, or … Continue reading

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How to Define Your Concept a.k.a. Concept Explication [Part 2]

This is part 2 (the final part) of a series, be sure to read part 1 as well. A key to research that can be used and repeated is the careful definition of the major concepts in the study. A … Continue reading

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