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Lesson 15: Drawing of Conclusions academic world.

It is in the conclusion section where you state your


discoveries. But it is not merely making your conclusions visible in
Act. 1: Making Words Meaningful your paper, but also making this related with the claims or
Directions: Circle the letter of the word that is similar in meaning to arguments of varied research studies you’ve subjected in RRL or
the underlined word in the sentence. review of related literature. creating a link between your discoveries
and your RRL indicates the ability of your paper to expand or
1. I can say that, by and large, with the involvement of all community enhance any existing knowledge about your research study.
members, the Climate-Change conference will be successful.
a. minimally b. generally c. individually d. shortly Thinking of research as the means by which you, as a
2. Those negative comments may debunk the capacity of the member of academic institution, debate or argue with others on
delegates to hold a successful conference. some principles in any area of knowledge, you have to write your
a. affect maliciously c. doubt continuously conclusion section with conviction. Convinced of the validity of your
b. silence totally d. question critically findings to prove your conclusions, you must confidently state your
3. I’m giving you this registered land title to warrant the payment of how your conclusions work to debunk or contradict existing
my arrears. theories, assumptions and published works. Conversely, your
a. justify b. ensure c. express d. record conclusions must obviously provide sufficient evidence to justify
4. Highlight his positive comments but downplay his negative their alignment with or its support for recent theories and research
arguments. findings. Most importantly, your conclusions present your judgment
a. restate b. record c. deemphasize d. undo of the truthfulness of your findings and your assessment of their
5. Drivers of public utility vehicle must do their work with utmost capacity to answer either positively or negatively your research
care and diligence. hypotheses or research questions.
a. attentive b. required c. necessary d. greatest
POINTERS IN WRITING CONCLUSIONS
Act. 2: Stirring Up Imagination
Game of Senses: Have fun in experiencing each of these now! 1. Explain your point in simple and clear sentences.
Then, give your conclusion about each experience. 2. Use expressions that center on the topic rather than yourself, the
researcher.
1. Touch your hair, your face, your neck, your arms... 3. Include only the necessary items, exclude any piece of information
Conclusion: ____________________________________________ or picture not closely related to your report.
______________________________________________________ 4. Have your conclusion contain only validly supported findings
2. Touch the cover of your book, the pages of your notebook, the instead of falsified results.
surface of your cahir, the screen of your phone... 5. Practice utmost honesty and objectivity in stating the results of
Conclusion: ____________________________________________ your critical evaluation of outcomes that you expect to support your
______________________________________________________ conclusions
3. Listen to the sounds coming from someone or something...
Conclusion: ____________________________________________ WHOLE-CLASS ACTIVITY- Expound or explain with great detail the
______________________________________________________ following expressions:
4. Smell the people and things around you...
Conclusion: ____________________________________________ 1. Conclusion is an interpretative thinking
______________________________________________________ 2. Conclusion as valid or true
5. Look at your surroundings--- people, things and place 3. Warranted conclusion
Conclusion: ____________________________________________ 4. Best evidence
______________________________________________________ 5. Conviction in stating conclusion
What made you arrive at such conclusion? What is then the meaning 6. Research as an academic debate
of conclusion? 7. Conclusion in relation to the review of related literature
8. Data analysis results with respect to conclusion.
DRAWING CONCLUSIONS 9. Conclusion-vis-a’vi’s previous findings
10. Assumptions, generalizations, predictions vs. conclusion
Conclusion is a type of inferential or interpretative
thinking that derives its validity, truthfulness or reasonableness from Tell whether the ff. is a good or bad evidence and state your reason.
your sensory experience. Touching, seeing, hearing, tasting and Express your judgment about the ff. purpoted evidence to prove a
smelling things around you lead to a particular conclusion about conclusion.
each of those experiences. The results of your sensory experience
are factual data to support the truthfulness of your conclusions. Evidence Good / Bad Reasons, Comments, Reactions

Drawing Conclusions 1. The workers seem willing to file labor case.


In your research work, your next move after analyzing the 2. They worked hard the way the characters in the movie, The Bible,
data you have gathered is drawing conclusions. did their jobs.
3. The company’s records show the number of absences the
data analysis conclusions labourers incurred.
4. Apparently, the labourers failed to geth their their 13-month pay
Conclusions drawn or deduced from facts that results in logical last year.
thinking rather than from another assumption, prediction or 5. For returning the lost and found wallet containing P15,000, the
generalization are the ones included in the conclusion section of labourer received a certificate of merit.
research paper. 6. Words have been going around that the labourers may stage a sit-
down strike.
Warranted conclusion-any conclusion that you give after what you 7. Probably, some officers thought it’s reasonable for them to file a
found out through your data analysis. It includes evidence that prove labor case.
or disprove your conclusion. And, by and large, the best kind of 8. The president’s printed decision on their demands is posted on
proof to back your conclusion is one that is factual and logical given the bulletin board.
by correct reasoning. Downplaying much less, excluding warrants 9. The CCTV caught 38 laborers marching to the president’s office at
from this section of your paper reserved specifically for stating 8: 00 am on May 2, 2018.
conclusions about your findings makes your readers cast doubts 10. Some are contemplating on staging a mass resignation.
about the credibility of your conclusions.

Research is about discovering things and engaging yourself in an


exchange of theoretically supported ideas with those in the