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CEP122 / CEP121L

CHAPTER OUTLINE

o FINAL OUTPUT OF CEP122/CEP121L


o THESIS FORMAT
o INTRODUCTION
o REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
o METHODOLOGY
o REFERENCES
o APPENDICES
o LENGTH OF MANUSCRIPT
FINAL OUTPUT OF
CEP122/CEP121L
Final Manuscript
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Review of Related Literature
Chapter 3 - Methodology
Final Oral Defense
Pre-defense
Mock defense
Actual defense
THESIS FORMAT
FEU-East Asia college
Follow the prescribed format of our college
FEUEAC_Thesis Format_rev.pdf

APA Manual
APAManual.doc
Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION

gives an overview of the thesis / practicum or


research report, giving the reader
background or basis of the problem to be
reported.
Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION

Paragraph 1
The setting or context, or frame of reference
is a general statement(s) about a field of
research that provide the reader with a
preview of the problem to be reported.

1.1 Introduction
Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION

The review of previous research the


contextual setting or frame of reference
described in Part 1 is continued by giving
more statements about the general aspects
of the problem already investigated by other
researchers.
Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION

The gap or missing information are


statement(s) that indicate the need for the
study or the need for more investigation.
Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION

The statement of value statement(s) that


give the significance of carrying out the
study.

1.2 Significance of the Study


Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION

The statement of purpose are very specific


statement(s) pertaining to the objective(s) of
the study.

1.3 Objectives
Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION

The scope and delimitation what the study


covers and what it does not or fails to cover is
indicated here

1.4 Scope and Limitations


Chapter 1: Introduction

1.5 Conceptual Framework


A set of coherent ideas or concepts organized
in a manner that makes them easy to
communicate to others.
An organized way of thinking about how and
why a project takes place, and about how we
understand its activities.
IMPORTANT NOTE

***Note: Two paragraphs should be divided


by a 1 double space
***Thesis 1 All should be in Future tense
Chapter 2:
REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
The review of literature is basically an
organized collection of citations to other
studies (but NOT a MERE listing of previous
studies), which are related or somewhat
related to your own specific research problem
Chapter 2:
REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
It serves three important functions:
(1) It continues the process of giving the readers
background information needed to understand
your study as was started in the Introduction;
(2) It assures the readers that you are
knowledgeable about the significant research that
has been done in your area of investigation; and
Chapter 2:
REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
(3) It establishes your study as one link in a chain
of research that is developing and enlarging
knowledge in your field of research interest.
Chapter 2:
REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
The importance of literature review are:
(1) It will increase your confidence in your topic as
a result of the time, effort, and resources you
invested in studying your research problem;
(2) It can give you new ideas and approaches that
may not have occurred to you;
Chapter 2:
REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
(3) It can inform you about other researchers
doing work in your area of studyindividuals
whom you may choose to contact for advice or
feedback;
(4) It can show you how others have tackled
methodological and design issues in studies
similar to your own;
Chapter 2:
REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
(5) It can lead you to sources of data that you may
not have known existed;
(6) It can orient you to measurement tools that
other researchers have developed and used
effectively;
Chapter 2:
REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
(7) It can reveal methods dealing with problem
situations that may be similar to difficulties you
are having; and,
(8) It can help you get meaning out of your data or
make sense of your findings and, eventually, help
you tie your results to the work of previous
researchers.
IMPORTANT NOTE

NOTE: Internet references should NOT be


included UNLESS the reference comes from
reputable sites e.g. government agencies,
universities, standards, copyrighted
journals and related publications
Chapter 3: METHODOLOGY

This section describes the procedural steps


used in conducting this major aspect of your
study and the materials or any equipment
used at each step.
It includes all mathematical treatment of data
as well as equations or models used. It is
useful to readers who want to know how the
methodology of your study may have
influenced your results.
Chapter 3: METHODOLOGY

The procedure should be stated in as much


detail as possible so that readers who are
interested in replicating or extending your
study could follow the steps as they read your
work.
Schematic diagram (properly labeled and
numbered) must accompany the text
whenever possible.
REFERENCES

All references must be stated in the review of


literature no report will be accepted without
the proper acknowledgement to the authors
referred to in the literature review
REFERENCES

The format of reference for nonverbatim


statements
is as follows:
a) Author stated in year that biosorption of
cationic
b) Author stated that biosorption of cationic
(year).
c) It has been said that biosorption of cationic
(Author, year).
REFERENCES

Acceptable references include:


a) technical journals and periodicals;
b) books and monographs;
c) unpublished research; and,
d) dissertation and masters thesis
NOTE: Internet references should NOT be
included.
REFERENCES

Use APA (American Psychological


Association) style for citations
(you are required to use the CITATIONS AND
BIBLIOGRAPHY function of microsoft word)

*use also table of contents function of


microsoft word
APPENDICES

Each appendix includes all data that you feel


must be included for further details, but
these data interfere with smooth discussion
of results. Naming of each appendix is with
the
characters of the alphabet, and each should
have a title.
LENGTH OF MANUSCRIPT

The minimum length of the thesis text is


15,000 words. A length of 100 pages from the
Introduction to References is recommended.
Please do not pad your thesis and reach this
suggestion.
LENGTH OF MANUSCRIPT

Doctor of Philosopy dissertation


70,000 to 100,000 words
Masters Thesis
35,000 to 50,000 words
CHAPTER OUTLINE

FINAL ORAL DEFENSE


DEFENSE SCHEDULE
PAPER SUBMISSION
THESIS FEE
PRESENTATION
GRADING SYSTEM
THESIS GRADING
FINAL ORAL DEFENSE

Title Page
Introduction
Review of Literature
Methodology
Gantt Chart showing Time Table
Budget Proposal
DEFENSE SCHEDULE

The defense must be scheduled on the date


agreed upon by all parties (course adviser,
adviser/s, panel members)
PAPER SUBMISSION

Students must submit to the thesis


coordinator copy of the proposal, the
advisers and three panelists ONE WEEK
before the scheduled presentation.

Presentation will be not be scheduled unless


this requirement is met.
THESIS FEES

The following fee was already charged


to your tuition fees

Adviser PhP1000 each


Head Panel PhP500 each
Panel Member PhP400 each
PRESENTATION

Presentation must be limited to 15 minutes


and must include the following
Brief background
Statement of the problem
Objectives of the study
Significance of the study
Most important part of the review of
related literature
Scope and limitation of the study
Methodology
PRESENTATION

Gantt Chart showing Time Table


Budget Proposal

Maximum of eight lines per slide only

Maximum of ten words per line

Use more visuals


GRADING SYSTEM

If major revisions are required by the panel,


the student must present these revisions as
per panel members decision.
The final grade will be given only after the
submission of the bounded copies.
THESIS GRADING

Per chapter comments and remarks


Thesis Proposal-Remarks.pdf
Grading Sheet
Thesis Grading.pdf
THESIS GRADING

If major revisions are required by the panel,


the student must present these revisions as
per panel members decision.

The final grade will be given only after the


submission of the bounded copies.
CHAPTER OUTLINE

POST DEFENSE ACTIVITIES


PAPER REVISION
PAPER BINDING
RING BOUND COPIES
DEADLINE FOR REQUIREMENTS
ADVISER SELECTION
PANEL MEMBER SELECTION
POST DEFENSE ACTIVITIES

Paper Revision / Format Editing


Paper Binding
PAPER REVISION /
FORMAT EDITING
The student must revised the paper
according to the revisions given by the panel
members.
The advisers will check whether all the
revisions were made
PAPER BINDING

Once approved for final printing, the student


will bring a copy of the paper to the thesis
coordinator for final checking of the printed
copy
The thesis coordinator will ask the student to
reproduce the copy in duplicate once the
paper is finally approved.
Soft copy placed in a cd should also be
submitted (place a pouch with the cd at the
back of the ring bound)
RING BOUND COPIES

1. Thesis coordinator / department copy


2. Adviser
3. Group copy
ADVISER SELECTION

Select an adviser who is eligible depending on


your topic
Adviser should be willing to guide you
throughout the length of the course
(thesis1&2)
Request to select thesis adviser
select thesis advisor.docx
PANEL MEMBER SELECTION

Panel members should be knowledgeable


enough to your topic.
Do not chose a panel just because he/she is
available.
OTHER FORMS

Other forms to fill up during the duration of


the course
Weekly progress report
Mentoring log sheet
Panel attendance sheet (during defense)
Paneling and Mentorling_Attendance Sheet 1.1.xlsx
END OF PRESENTATION

Goodluck!