Refining outlining skills. Part I: The topic or sentence method.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

An outline is a plan for presenting the content and arranging it logically for the reader. While there are many ways to develop an outline, the ultimate goal is to identify the content to be covered and to organize it prior to beginning a draft. By using an outline, you have a basis for writing the draft, allowing you to focus on the content rather than on decisions as to organization. Remember, it is easier to revise an outline than the draft of an entire paper.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Oermann, M

Published Date

  • November 2000

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 48 / 11

Start / End Page

  • 515 - 517

PubMed ID

  • 11760315

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1938-2448

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0891-0162

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1177/216507990004801107


  • eng