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AP Research: Unit 5 - Discussion and Conclusions

Unit Description

Unit 5 focuses on the researcher's interpretation of the study's results, product, or findings; limitations of the study; the new understanding/conclusion and its alignment with the research question or project goal; how the new understanding/conclusion addresses the gap in the body of knowledge; connections to the community of practice; and areas for further research. 
Relevant sections/components of the Academic Paper include:
  • Discussion, Analysis, and/or Evaluation (750-1000 words)
  • Conclusions and Future Directions (750-1000 words)
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