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Section 1

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One inch on all sides (top, bottom, left, right)Margins:
12-pt. Times New Roman Font Size and Type:
Double-spaceLine Spacing:
Space once after commas, colons and semicolons within sentences. Insert two spaces after punctuation marks that end sentences.Spacing after Punctuation:
Flush left (creating uneven right margin)Alignment:
5-7 spacesParagraph Indentation:

Section 2

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Running Head is a short title that appears one-half (1/2) inch at the top of the pages of a paper or published article.
APA stylerequires authors to use the past tense or present perfect tense when using signal phrases to describe earlier research.
ABSTRACTis a one-paragraph, self -contained summary of the most important elements of the paper.
ABSTRACTIt summarizes the scope of the work, the method/s used, the principal results, and the implications of these results or main conclusions.
Objective/s ✓ Sample/ Population and Locale ✓ Method/ Design ✓ Results/ Significant Findings ✓ Conclusion or the main implication/sScope of ABSTRACT
INTRODUCTIONDescribe the report/paper’s background by introducing the problem (trends and issues), this includes literature references that provide the most relevant background without exhaustive review of the topic
INTRODUCTIONProvide the significance/importance of the current study
INTRODUCTIONInclude development of the background through related literatures and studies
INTRODUCTIONProvides the rationale/purpose of the present study
RESEARCH METHODOne of the essential features of this section is repeatability
RESULTS answer the question “What did I observe?”
RESULTS this section communicates the facts, measurements and observations made by the researcher.
Discussion answers “What does it mean?”
Discussion this section discuss the results by offering explanation to the outcome of the study/ experiment/ research.
AcknowledgementThis is a part of the paper where the author expresses gratitude for contribution to the completion of the research paper.
Literature Reviewis a written summary of journal articles, books and other documents that describes the past and current state of information, organizes the literature into topics and documents a need for a proposed study.”
a summary of researchIt is not a “list” of found research but a coherent and articulate account of past and current research findings
Thematic Review: a theme is identified and studies found under this theme are described.
Study-by-study Reviewa detailed summary of each study under a broad theme is provided.
Conceptual frameworkIs an elaboration of the theoretical framework
Conceptual frameworkIt is anchored on the theoretical framework, must be consistent with theoretical framework, specifies the relatonship of of variables