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Learning Goal: I’m working on a writing report and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.
Purpose of the Title Pages:
To identify the abstract and proposal titles.
To identify the author.
To formally submit each to the academic department.
To identify the year of authorship.
Length of the Title Pages:
One page for Abstract Title Page.
One page for Proposal Title Page.
What to Consider When Writing the Title Pages:
Follow the template.
Example of an Title Pages: (see How To – Design Your Title Pages.pdf)
Formatting of the Abstract:
Font must be legible. Select a clear/simple font: Aerial, Calibri, Times New Roman, Tahoma.
Font size for text must be 12-point.
Bottom line: Once you have selected a font stick with it for the entire document.
Portrait orientation with 1 inch margin on all sides. Only page numbers may encroach on bottom margins.
Text must be justified against the left margin, and each paragraph should be indented.
Double-space all text.
The following exceptions are single-spaced: Block quotations (40 words or more in length).
Important Note: The Abstract begins on page 1. The Introduction begins on a separate page 1 because the two form separate document.
Page numbers are located at the bottom-center of the pages.
A single sequence of consecutive Arabic numerals (1, 2, 3, etc.) is required to paginate the text.
Lower-case Roman numerals (i, ii, iii, etc.) are used to paginate the preliminary pages.
Title pages are not counted or numbered.
Text must be in black ink. Black-and-white and color illustrations/figures are acceptable.