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Thesis Writing Proposal

  1. 1. THESIS PROPOSAL WRITING
  2. 2. Terrenal, Alyssa
  3. 3. Thesis statement or theory that is put forward as a premise to be maintained or proved
  4. 4. Thesis dissertation on a particular subject in which one has done original research, as one presented by a candidate for a diploma or a degree
  5. 5. Thesis an intellectual proposition or claim about truth
  6. 6. A thesis is... • not a question – it is an answer • not a project – it is a reason a project is done • not a problem – it is a proposed solution
  7. 7. Dissertation a long essay on a particular subject, especially one written as a requirement for the Doctor of Philosophy Degree
  8. 8. Thesis Proposal a document that presents a case for an idea and the action one proposes with respect to it
  9. 9. Goal of a Thesis Proposal seeks to convince that thesis is feasible
  10. 10. Feasible means that project should be undertaken that project is possible that there is sufficient data that there is required timeframe
  11. 11. General Considerations in Writing a Proposal or Thesis 1. A thesis is a piece of written communication. 2. Your audience is not only the professors on your committee.
  12. 12. General Considerations in Writing a Proposal or Thesis 3. Writing a thesis is not filling out a form 4. Your thesis is a presentation of an argument.
  13. 13. Tiu, Kristel Joy
  14. 14. WRITING REQUIREMENTS
  15. 15. Writing Requirements Punctuation. One should strive to use the fewest punctuation marks necessary to provide clarity of expression.
  16. 16. Writing Requirements Typeface. Choose an easy-to-read type. Not too small; and not too large.
  17. 17. Writing Requirements Capitalization. Capitalize only the first letter of each main word in the heading or subheading
  18. 18. Writing Requirements Abbreviations. Never spell out dates and page numbers. Do not begin a sentence with a numeral.
  19. 19. Writing Requirements Margins and Indentions. Leave a margin of 1-1/2 inch on the left with a one inch margin at the top, bottom, and right. Paragraphs and footnotes should be indented.
  20. 20. Writing Requirements Headings. The first or higher level headings should have greater attention value than lower headings.
  21. 21. Writing Requirements Format.  Preliminaries  Text  References
  22. 22. Writing Requirements Pagination. Roman numerals (i, ii, iii, iv, ...) Arabic numerals (1, 2, 3, 4, ...)
  23. 23. Tiu, Lei Anne
  24. 24. Writing Requirements Quotations. Acknowledge the original source of ideas or material, or establish the authority for statements made.
  25. 25. Writing Requirements Documentation. Endnotes - indicated at the end of a sentence in parenthetical documentation format
  26. 26. Three Types of Endnotes Author-year format. Usually applied for scientific papers designed for publication in research journal.
  27. 27. Three Types of Endnotes Author-year-page format. Almost the same with the author-year format, but there is an addition of a page number where the source material is taken.
  28. 28. Three Types of Endnotes Author-page format. Similar with author-yearpage format, but the year of publication is not included.
  29. 29. Writing Requirements Documentation. Footnotes - document source materials which is placed at the foot or bottom of the page.
  30. 30. Three Types of Footnotes Author-year-material format. The author’s name is followed by a year and the name of the source of material.
  31. 31. Three Types of Footnotes Author-year-page format. Similar with endnote authoryear-page format where only the surname of the author is used, year and page as footnote.
  32. 32. Three Types of Footnotes Author-Latin-abbreviation format. Ibid (in the same place) Op. cit (in the work cited) Loc cit (the place cited)
  33. 33. Writing Requirements Bibliography. All items should be integrated into one complete alphabetical listing.
  34. 34. Writing Requirements Proofreading and Editing. The text should be as free as possible from errors in content, style, form, grammar, and spelling.
  35. 35. Velasco, Eloiza
  36. 36. CONTENT AND STRUCTURE OF THESIS PROPOSAL
  37. 37. The Problem: Rationale and Background A summary of prior coursework and research and other experience that qualifies you for the proposed project in terms of gaining access to data, using relevant techniques and language ability.
  38. 38. Review of Related Literature Discussion of facts and principles to which the present study is related
  39. 39. Methodology/Materials and Methods Methodology. Comprises various methods and materials to be used to obtain and analyze the information necessary to answer the research question
  40. 40. Methodology/Materials and Methods Materials. Data to be used which are primary or secondary
  41. 41. Methodology/Materials and Methods Methods. Techniques intended to use to gather, evaluate and analyze the data and develop the argument of the thesis
  42. 42. Results and Discussions Presents the results obtained and discusses the framework of the thesis
  43. 43. Results and Discussions Results. Used to summarized the data and their statistical treatment
  44. 44. Results and Discussions Discussions. Provides an opportunity for evaluation and interpretation of the results, particularly with respect to the original purposes and hypothesis of the study
  45. 45. Villanueva, Sunshine
  46. 46. Summary, Conclusion and Recommendation Summary of Findings. Last part of the thesis or dissertation. It is where the findings or the result of the thesis study is written.
  47. 47. Summary, Conclusion and Recommendation Conclusion. Inferences, interpretations or generalization based upon the findings
  48. 48. Summary, Conclusion and Recommendation Recommendations. Gives a detailed description of the suggestions for future action based on the significance of findings.
  49. 49. Schedule of Activities Identifies tasks and makes realistic estimate of the time required for each task
  50. 50. Bibliography Consists of those sources employed by the researcher and which actually contributed to the understanding of the various viewpoints relating to the content of the paper.
  51. 51. Curriculum Vitae Summary of researcher’s educational and academic background
  52. 52. Villegas, Jessa Marie
  53. 53. FORM AND STYLES OF A RESEARCH PAPER, THESIS AND DISSERTATION
  54. 54. Turabian Style Named after Kate L. Turabian, who developed it for the University of Chicago
  55. 55. Turabian Style Style guide for writing and formatting research papers such as the arrangement and punctuation of footnotes and bibliographies
  56. 56. The Chicago Manual of Style Style guide for American English published since 1906 by the University of Chicago Press..
  57. 57. The Chicago Manual of Style Deals with aspects of editorial practice, from American English grammar and usage to document preparation.
  58. 58. The Chicago Manual of Style Used in some social science publications and most historical journals.
  59. 59. Modern Language Association (MLA) Style Academic style guide providing guidelines for writing and documentation of research in the humanities, especially in English studies;
  60. 60. Modern Language Association (MLA) Style The study of other modern languages and literatures, and related disciplines.
  61. 61. American Psychological Association (APA) Style reading comprehension in the social and behavioral sciences clarity of communication word choice that best reduces bias in language
  62. 62. THANK YOU SO MUCH!

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