Unit 1 Planning Project Proposal

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Register to read the introduction… The aim of this proposed project is twofold:

Parallel structuring. Each of the objectives must be expressed in the same grammatical style regardless of whether the objectives are actions, questions, or hypotheses. To examine the …; to determine the …; to make recommendations based on …
What is the …; Where is …; When is the …
The use of xxx will increase …; The introduction of xxx will enable …

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Unit 1 Planning project proposals

Activity 5
Practise writing sentences about project objectives using the notes below and the expressions in this section. 1. -

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radiation treatment plans in terms of dosimetric outcomes created by two different IMRT systems the impact of such treatment plans on elderly patients

This proposed project ____________________________:
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methods used to modulate dose distributions in radiotherapy planning

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fundamental features of such methods

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attainable dose
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It shows the areas that have been researched and what the opinions are of the researchers. The review will also show where the gaps are. This provides the ______________ for the author’s own research.”

Activity 17
Below is a list of skills required in locating and evaluating materials for research projects. Put a tick against those items with which you need help.
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Research skills (i.e. locating useful source texts in libraries, in the media, on the Internet, etc.)
Reading for main ideas
Taking notes on key points and information
Comparing and categorising source texts (i.e. identifying their similarities and differences, showing their relationship or revealing patterns of ideas)
5. Evaluating source texts, giving your opinion on the contribution they make to an understanding of the topic

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Unit 1 Planning project proposals

6. Using your own words to express another writer's ideas
7. Using referencing styles correctly to show the source of an idea/quotation or to lend weight to a

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