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Research Paper 1 of 3 English 21011, College Writing II Research Paper - Paper 3 Summer due as assigned in course schedule by 10:00 PM ET (Extensions given ONLY for extraordinary circumstances and must be approved before the deadline.) General Information: In an 8 10 full page inquiry-based research paper, explore a current (focus on the last five years) issue in your field of study that is undergoing change or controversy because of the economy, technology, or other national issues (keep your topic within the United States) . The focus of this assignment is on your field of study to give you an opportunity to explore topics of relevance in your field and allow this paper to be useful to you as you continue your studies or move on to your career. Remember: This is not an informational report but a discussion of a controversial issue . Do not just list facts and data, but instead, choose one side of the controversy and build an argument that is supported by credible academic research from Academic Search Complete or another similarly credible academic database as the basis for this paper. This is not a compare/contrast paper ; you must choose one side and support it only One main consideration is to choose an issue that can meet the required page length, is a current controversy IN your field of study, and can be found in a variety of credible academic sources. A minimum of 8 or more credible academic journal sources, not including internet web sites, is required. Use third person objective and follow the guidelines for an effective essay that argues your point. Please do NOT write a report listing the information you research but instead provide a credible exploration of the one issue presented in your thesis.

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