To prepare for the form and style review, use the following checklist, which is the same checklist we use when we review capstone manuscripts and the checklist we return to the student and committee along with the completed form and style review.
A doctoral study is a formal manuscript written on applied public health research. Walden doctoral studies consist of four sections:
You can access additional information on the Doctor of Public Health doctoral study and process from the Doctor of Public Health page on Student Research Administration tab of the Center for Research Quality website. Access samples of published doctoral studies through the Walden library website under Databases. For proposal or doctoral study APA or writing-related questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Doctoral capstone APA 7 templates for all programs will be posted on June 1. In the meantime, if you want to continue writing in the APA 6 template but will ultimately be using APA 7 in your capstone document, use the cheat sheet to learn how to adapt the APA 6 template to APA 7.
Please see the Grace Period update on the APA 7 Transition page to learn whether you have the option to continue in APA 6 to complete your capstone document.
Walden editors are currently revising and updating the template instructional video.
Please review the 2019 Capstone Writing Clinic presentation, Using the Capstone Template.
In this video form and style editors, Dr. Joe Gredler and Carey Little Brown, as well as capstone support editor, Sam Herrington, demonstrate and discuss how to use the Walden capstone templates.
The opening and introduction in this recording, about the first 20 minutes, covers
The second portion of this recording, from about 20 minutes in (until the end), includes a visual demonstration of using the actual template in MS Word, including
In addition, Walden editors suggest students review the SMRTguides on document formatting and Correcting Common Errors in the Capstone Template Table of Contents.