as a result / consequently

Expressions such as ”as a result” and ”consequently” indicate that what is written here follows from the preceding statement(s), which helps the reader understand the link between these sentences.

As a result, using multimedia in the classroom will have a positive effect on learning and understanding.

Since the faculty member is not supposed to see this sheet prior to return of the processed data, he can not elect this option. Consequently, there is no apparent need of this data element.