Q. What is an empirical article?


An empirical article is a type of journal article where the author(s) have based their findings on some type of observation or experience (such as an experiment, case study, survey, focus group, field study, etc.).

Empirical articles will use particular headings to identify the different parts of the article. These often include:

  • Introduction
  • Literature or Literature Review
  • Methods or Methodology
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion
  • References

These headings may be different depending on the discipline of the article.

  • Last Updated Nov 26, 2019
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  • Answered By Johanna MacKay

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