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Discussion

Discussion
It is the section where you interpret the findings of
your research in light of what has been written
about it (literature that support or refute your
findings)
Includes the
Limitations, Recommendations and Future Direction of
your study
Limitations
Research design
Sample
Instrument
Other limitations
Sample
Limitations

This study intended to describe the lived experiences of children with AIDS. This study

was conducted at St. Rose of Lima Hospital, a university hospital in Central Luzon. The

study involved only 5 children who were confined in the hospital. Because the research

design is qualitative in nature, the findings of the present study cannot be generalized

to the population of interest. Most of the literature cited is from western sources which

may not provide adequate information regarding the topic in the local setting.
Recommendations
Suggestions about some resolutions as a response
to the research problem.
Proposes some specific solutions connected with
the findings and must be supported by relevant
data and specific data from the findings.
Related to practice
Refer to page 123
Sample
Recommendations

Based on the findings of the present study, the following are

suggested:

The school is encouraged to provide seminars that will enhance

student engagement in social issues. This may motivate them to

participate in activities that positively impact the community.


Future Direction
How you want other researchers do in order to
address the limitations of the research
Method
Measure
Sample
Sample
Future Direction

To address the limitations of the study, it is suggested that social

engagement be studied using other research methods such as

descriptive correlational which may help us better understand the

factors that associate to the topic of interest. Future researchers

may also
Listing References
Using the APA Format 6th edition
9 October 2016
APA Format6th Edition
is used in the social sciences and other fields:
education
business
nursing
Citations in the text provide brief information (author and the
date of publication) in order to lead the reader to the source of
information which is listed in the reference list at the end of
the paper.

Why should we cite our sources?


New Page (with Running head and
page #)
Guidelines in Citing Sources
Arrange surnames alphabetically (A to Z)
When ordering several works by the same first author: arrange by year of publication, the
earliest first.
One-author entries precede multiple-author entries
References with the same first author and different second or arranged alphabetically by the
surname of the second author or, if is the same, the surname of the third author, and so on
Same author and same year of publication, consider title
All in-text citations must be included in the reference list
Alphabetize group authors, such as associations or government agencies, by
thefirst significant word of the name. Full official names should be used (e.g.,
American Psychological Association, not APA).
If, and only if, the work is signed "Anonymous," begin the entry with the word
Anonymous spelled out, and alphabetize the entry as if Anonymous were a true
name.
Hanging indent
Double spacing
Journal (General Form)

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year).

Title of article. Title of Journal, xx, xxx-xxx.


ONLINE JOURNALS
Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year).
Title of article. Name of
Journal, xx, xxx-xxx. DOI:xxxxxxxxxx
DOI (Digital Object Identifier)
DOI:10.1111/j.1467-8551.2006.00507.x
Indicate the journals home page URL if there is no
DOI.
Books
Author, A. A. (Year). Title of work (ed.). Location:
Publisher.