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College Composition II: Assignment 1 - Research ProposalIf you are seeking college credit for this course, you must submit a research proposal and two researchpapers, and then pass the proctoredfinal exam. You must submit your proposal and papers beforeregistering for thefinal. Below you willfind prompts and instructions for submitting your proposal.About This AssignmentThroughout this course, you've learned aboutfinding sources, crafting a research proposal,and ultimately writing a research paper. As part of your grade for this course you need tocompleteone research proposalandtwo research papers. For this assignment, chooseoneof the prompts you plan to write a full research paper on and create your correspondingresearch proposal.Your research proposal should be between500 - 800words. In your research proposal, besure to cover the following components:The prompt and questions you want to addressYour thesis (your position regarding the main question you address)Your goals for the paperSupporting detailsHow and what you will research to support your thesisIt should be clear from your proposal not just which prompt you have selected, but how youintend to focus, develop, and prove it. Regardless of which prompt you choose, evidence fromreputable sources must be used to support your claims.Research Paper PromptsSince you will be writing research papers ontwoof the prompts listed below, we highlysuggest completing the research proposalfirst, based on one of the prompts you plan tochoose for your full-length research paper. That way, the work you complete for yourresearch proposal will set you up for greater success when you complete the related researchpaper.Prompt 1The Gender Gap is defined as 'the discrepancies in opportunities and status between menand women.' Many believe the gender gap is still very present in America, saying that womenhave fewer opportunities in STEM-relatedfields and make less money than men regardless of
time on the job, education, or experience.However, there are also those who believe the gender gap problem is just a myth. To them,these claims do not consider the type of job, the fact that men may work more hours, andthat men are more likely to pursue high-stress advancements.Is there evidence to suggest that the gender gap still exists today? If so, is there a solution tothis problem? If not, what do you think is causing so many to believe that it still exists?Prompt 2Since the 1990s, reality television shows have gained popularity in the United States andacross the world. These shows range from competition, dating, documentaries, followingfamous people, and even strangers living together.

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