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Have you ever heard this popular saying?
‘It’s not just what you say but how you say it’
That certainly rings true for your dissertation. Your content and investigative process may be important but you are fooling yourself if you think that that is the only thing you will be graded on.
It is extremely important that whatever you have written should be grammatically and structurally be correct. For dissertations, usually a format style is designated for students to follow by the university to keep uniformity in the reports that are submitted to them.
But even within the APA dissertation format, a little strangeness can be found, which makes me wonder who might have made these rules and how did they come up with it.
Maybe we have been using these rules for such a long time that we don’t think that they are out of the ordinary anymore but if I were reading the below mentioned rules for the first time, it would certainly make me wonder who created them and why?
Let’s have a look at some of such guidelines:
Now, having gone through these guidelines of APA format guidelines; doesn’t it make you wonder why they were designed to be so?
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