Formatting your csulb master's thesis or doctoral dissertation: table of contents/lists pages templates this guide is designed to help you format your manuscript using the official university guidelines manual and the style guide approved by your department as part of the requirements for a graduate. The template is written to comply with most university requirements the dissertation template includes: table of contents with hyperlinks to particular chapters page numbering (including roman numeral front matter) reference examples average word count per section chapters 1-5 guidelines apa 6th edition. Table of contents list of tables [note: you will have to reformat this list after it is generated to add a period after the table number and remove italics] [ note: you must have at least two instances of a heading in any given section or do not use that level see apa manual, p 62, section 302] chapter 2. Title of paper goes here and i will also add here the unnecessary words apa format sixth edition template so the document can come up in searches paul rose southern illinois university a typical student paper should not have an appendix, but theses and dissertations usually do if you have multiple groups of. If your departmental style guide is apa 6th edition, then the table of contents for your thesis/dissertation should be set up like the example above note that you will follow the uwf thesis and dissertation guide for your chapter headings consider everything that follows the chapter heading to be a subsection follow the.
Apa format the university of toledo an addendum to graduate council's manual for the formatting of graduate dissertations and theses sample pages for students apa format [sample: table of contents] table of contents abstract iii acknowledgments v table of contents vi list of tables vii list of figures viii. The prefatory pages, all pages before the body of the thesis or dissertation, should contents left align the list and do not include page numbers at this time i if you are using apa section headers, list them on your table of contents with the page the right margin and just insert a page number, thesis/ dissertations. Instructional video for properly formatting the table of contents page for dissertations in microsoft word (2007) using the american psychological association (apa) style 6th edition, with regards samford graduate students in the orlean bullard beeson school of education and professional studies.
Do not type a section heading at the top of the second or subsequent pages of the table of contents the word continued should appear at the bottom of the previous page if possible, begin the second page with a chapter title or a level one heading (rather than a lower level heading) or with bibliography. the heading table of contents in all capital letters is centered without punctuation two inches down from the top of dissertation and capstone writers may use tables or figures to display results tables please consult the latest edition of the apa publication manual and your dissertation chair or primary. To check for apa, table of contents, pagination, etc • print materials – 100% cotton paper • bind dissertation – one to five copies free $ ✓ editor – use college resources, review apa guidelines, search for online tutorials ✓ print materials – optional ✓ bind dissertation – optional editors cannot 100% guarantee.
The following order is required for components of your thesis or dissertation: title page copyright page abstract dedication, acknowledgements, and preface ( each optional) table of contents, with page numbers list of tables, list of figures, or list of illustrations, with titles and page numbers (if applicable) list of. It is highly recommended that you use nc a&t's thesis/ dissertation template to help format your document • we recommend apa citation style, but other accepted styles can be used as well, so long as you are consistent and accurate in your citations • the top, left, right, and bottom margins.