• Cover page / Title page

  • Executive Summary

  • Glossary

  • Acknowledgements

  • Contents

  • List of Illustrations

  • List of Tables

  • 1. Introduction

  • 2. Methodology

  • Findings

  • 5. Conclusion

  • 6. Recommendations

  • References

  • Appendix A

    (if relevant)

  • Appendix B

    (if relevant)

  • Appendix C

    (if relevant)

  • Index

    (optional in long, print-only reports)

    • BG + Purpose statement
    • Methodology
    • Findings
    • Conclusion
    • Recommendation
    • Attention grabbing item
    • Context / General background
    • Problem statement
    • Purpose statement
    • Scope & limitations
    • Preview/overview (including conclusion)
    • method
    • logic underlying the method (the ‘-ology’ in methodology)
  • Could cover several chapters; alternative chapter titles are Results, Data, Analysis, Discussion, or subject-specific title headings

    • Summary of the main findings
    • paraphrase of the thesis statement = conclusion in the narrow sense of the word
  • Should be inspired by SMART criteria:

    • Specific
    • Measurable
    • Achievable
    • Relevant
    • Time-bound
  • Using APA-style

    (laid out according to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association)

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