The research project should be written in Arial 11 and respect 1.5 spacing. Besides, the following structure must be followed:
TITLE: Centred, in Boldface and in uppercase. It is suggested to be short, descriptive and explicit enough in order to inform about content of the work.
AUTHOR’S SURNAME AND FULL NAME: Centred in the middle using upper case but no boldface. If the authors are more than one, they must be separated between commas and the last one will be separated by "and".
PARTICIPANTS’ COURSE AND EDUCATIONAL LEVEL: centred in the middle and in lower case.
THE NAME OF THE EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION, ADDRESS AND ZIP CODE.
INTRODUCTION: in this section, the background and/or reasons -which have led to the development of the research- must be included. Moreover, the theoretical or referential framework together with their corresponding quotations and their situational problems -which gave way to the development of the work- are also discussed in this part. The strength of the text should encourage the reader’s interest on the whole document.
HYPOTHESIS AND OBJECTIVES: The Objectives must refer to the purposes of the research and should clearly state what is to be achieved once the project has been carried out. Hypotheses are assumptions which describe in a few words what the author supposes about the outcomes of the research in order to find a solution to a certain problem, whose validity depends on different verifications.
MATERIALS AND METHODS: it involves the process description to be carried out for the investigation. It must be finely detailed so that teamwork can easily go through it. It must include, for example, study population, the variables, techniques used, condition of the surroundings, equipment, and the experimental design. In case a technological project is carried out, it must describe the different phases in which the instrument has been elaborated or constructed.
RESULTS AND DISCUSSION: the results and data obtained must be shown in graphics and/or charts. The discussion involves the interpretation and analysis of the results including personal comments or references to other authors.
CONCLUSIONS: conclusions must define if the results which have been obtained confirmor reject the hypothesis, if the main aim of the research work has been accomplished, and the true achievement.
PROJECTION: it involves the ideas the research team has as regards further investigation of the already developed piece of work.
Bibliography: it must be in alphabetical order considering authors’ surnames. The following guidelines must be taken into consideration:
Author’s surname, initials (if the book has more than one author, their surnames must be separated with commas). Published year. Title of the book. Edition. Number. Publishing company. City where it has been published. Number of pages.
Author’s surname, initials (if the article has more than one author, separate their surnames with commas). Published year. Title of the magazine. Number, Volume. Number of the first and last page.
It involves mentioning people and/or entities in acknowledgement of their generous help and contribution for the development of the investigation.