Thesis Guidelines - THESIS (Writing Guidelines) Chapter#01:...

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THESIS (Writing Guidelines) Chapter#01: Introduction The introduction section of the manuscript informs the reader of several items and usually begins with a general focus of the research or review being done and ends with a more specific, narrow focus. Hypotheses should be clearly stated, and variables should be defined. Overall, the introduction section of the manuscript should set the stage for the reader. The introduction section does not receive a label. Instead, the title of the manuscript should be typed and centered at the top of the page, with the actual text beginning after it. The introduction section should start a new page. The methods, results, and discussion sections do not start new pages and should immediately follow from the previous section. More specifically, the researcher should try to address the following aspects in the chapter of introduction: 1. Why is this particular topic being researched? 2. What is the significance of the topic? 3. Explaining the context of the research problem 4. Where is the research conducted and why? 5. Aims and objectives of research study 6. Research question and hypotheses Chapter#02: Literature Review Chapter # 2 is a review of literature pertinent to the focus of the current manuscript. The literature review should be concise and assist in fully developing a background for the focus of
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2011 for the course ECON 4702 taught by Professor Abj during the Spring '11 term at Alaska Pacific University.

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Thesis Guidelines - THESIS (Writing Guidelines) Chapter#01:...

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