10-second guide to writing a Methodology Section of a Research Paper

Jotted this off early November., and have referred back to it several times. The best class I ever had on this was scope and methods of political science, but it clearly has taken me time to internalize the “method” behind methods.

1. Brief description of Design of Experiment (DOE)
2. How this experiment is designed
   2a. factors
   2b. IVs
   2c. DVs
3. How this experiment is performed
   3a. how factors vary
   3b. how IVs are varied
   3c. how DVs are varied
4. How this experiment is analyzed
   4a. how data is gathered
   4b. how data is transformed
   4c. How data is computed