008 - Formal Requirements
Produce one report within 2500 words.
The following points are not included in the word count:
Titles and Subtitles
Footnotes - up to a maximum of 15 words each
Labels - of 10 words or less
Tables - statistical or numerical data
Appendices containing raw data - we will not be including this as you should have converted it in to graphs already
The IBO like a very specific format for the presentation of this Internal Assessment, follow the instructions carefully below:
Within 2500 word limit
Presentation is well structured
Page numbers are included
Illustrative material is fully integrated into the body of the report and is not relegated to an appendix
Maps, diagrams and tables are all numbered and referenced in the text
References follow standard convention
Title Page needs to include the subject and level, fieldwork question, word limit and your unique IBO code.
Size 12 font for the main body text
Size 8 font for footnotes
Type in either New Times Roman, Lato, Tahoma or Arial font.
Double spacing between the lines.
Your front cover should include the following:
Subject and Level
Candidate Code (please do not write you name on the final draft)
Word Count (it is also good to have a word count of each section underneath that sections header)
Number of pages in the IA
Every page should have a header and within that you should have your candidate code on the top right-hand side.
Page numbers should either in the middle at the bottom of the page or on the right-hand side at the bottom of the page.
Start each section of the IA on a separate page.
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