Examples of a Research Outline

Examples of a Research Outline

Introduction of Dyslexia
Traditional Dyslexia Defined (Davis, 2010)
Modern Definition explained for simplicity
Other forms of Dyslexia (Davis, 2010)

Brief history of Dyslexia
Dyslexia presented by some current textbooks as flawed genetic instructions (Ormrod, 2008, p. 23)

Future prospects
Earlier Detection
Educational Advances

Objective of Research Paper
Objective Statement

Current context
Typical diagnosis for Dyslexia from a parent’s perspective
Discovering Dyslexia
Proper Diagnosis
Common reactions to it.
So Junior has Dyslexia (Armstrong & Humphrey, 2008)

The emotional reconciliation (McNulty, 2003)
Developmental Theory of Dyslexia
In the beginning (Davis, 2010)

Hello Dyslexia
Dyslexia Genesis
Early signs (Davis, 2010)
Potential for Dyslexia
Visual Buffer
Compounding of Problems (Davis, 2010)
The development of a Gift
The Gift that keeps on Giving
Reality of Disability (Davis, 2010)

Dysfunctional Strategies
The Disability Defined
A case study; Davis Dyslexia Program Applied (Davis, 2010)
Personal Experience
Traditional Family Encounters Dyslexia
The Jungle
Sources of Encouragement
The Key of Knowledge
Lock and Load
Biblical Perspective (King James Version)
Faith and the Mind of Christ

Coping with Dyslexia
Correlations and Risk
Risk of Negative Life Outcomes (Firth, Greaves, & Frydenberg, 2010)
Coping Patterns (Alexander-Passe, 2006; Firth et al., 2010)
Educators and Dyslexia
Educators Traditional Dyslexia Paradigm (Riddick, 2003)
Paradigm Shift (Riddick, 2003)
Research Conclusions
Keeping it simple
Just the facts please
Simplified Steps Road map to hope
Finding where you are now

Hope Defined and How to get there


Alexander-Passe, N. (2006). How dyslexic teenagers cope: An investigation of self-esteem, coping and depression. Dyslexia, 12, 256-275

Armstrong, D., & Humphrey, N. (2008). Reactions to a diagnosis of dyslexia among students entering further education: Development of the ‘resistance accommodation’ model. British Journal of Special Education 36(2), 233-259

Davis, R., (2010). The Gift of Dyslexia. New York, NY: Penguin Group (USA) Inc.

Firth, N., Greaves, D. & Frydenberg, E., (2010). Coping styles and strategies: A comparison of adolescent students with and without learning disabilities

Journal of Learning Disabilities, 43, 77-85

McNulty, M., (2003) Dyslexia and the life course. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 36, 363-381

Ormrod, J. E. (2007). Human learning (5th ed.). New York, NY: Prentice Hall

Riddick, B., (2003) Experiences of teachers and trainee teachers who are dyslexic

Journal of Learning Disabilities, 41, 101-126