The table of contents otherwise called TOC which is a roadmap to each part of your thesis. Table of contents often come before the full thesis to give you an insight of the work. It allow readers to locate specific information or revisit their favorite parts within the text. Table of contents helps you decide what part of the work you want to read first, in short, it offers an opportunity where to start. For instance, you may jump to research methodology if you are interested in the method (s) used in carrying out the study and so on. Below are the example of how table of content of a typical project or thesis should look like , though, it differs from school to school and level to level, yet this is a framework for students.
Table of Contents
1.1 Background to the Study
1.2 Statement of the Problem/ Problem Statement
1.3 Objhectives of the Study/ Aim of the Research
1.5 Scope of the Study
1.6 Significance of the Study
1.7 Operational Definition of Terms
2.0 LITERATURE REVIEW
2.1 Conceptual Review
2.2 Empirical Studies
2.3 Theoretical Framework
3.0 Research Methodology
3.1 Research Design
3.2. Research Method(s)
3.2 Population of the Study
3.3 Sampling Technique
3.4 Sample Size
3.5 Data Collection Instrument (s)
3.6 Validity and Reliability of the Instrument (s)
3.7 Data Collection Method(s) 3.8 Data Analysis Method (s)
4.0 DATA ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS
4.1 Data Presentation and Analysis
4.2 Answer to Research Questions (Optional)
4.2 Discussion of Findings
5.4 Limitations for Further Studies
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