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IT103 Lecture Project – Student Deliverable #1 Submit as one document on Blackboard ***No Late Submissions*** Class Meeting Day Due Date (at the class start time) Monday October 12 Tuesday October 6 Wednesday October 7 Thursday October 8 Friday October 9 Research Paper Specifications (15% of final grade) Overview As part of this project, you will be required to write a paper on a new development in information technology that you find interesting or potentially beneficial. You will analyze this development, explaining the technology, its benefits, and the hurdles that must be overcome to bring it to fruition. Project Objectives Assess the significance of a new development in information technology Identify and evaluate sources of information on new developments in information technology Formally research a selected topic, communicate your understanding and appropriately cite your references Evaluate the frontiers of research about a specific area of information technology
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Project Requirements Your research paper will include: 1. Title page containing your full name, course number and section (IT 103, section 001), date, project title, and the following GMU Honor Code quote and links: "By placing this statement on my webpage, I certify that I have read and understand the GMU Honor Code on http://www.gmu.edu/catalog/apolicies/. I am fully aware of the following sections of the Honor Code: Extent of the Honor Code, Responsibility of the Student and Penalty. In addition, I have received permission from the copyright holder for any copyrighted material that is displayed on my site. This includes quoting extensive amounts of text, any material copied directly from a web page and graphics/pictures that are copyrighted. This project or subject material has not been used in another class by me or any other student. Finally, I certify that this site is not for commercial purposes, which is a violation of the George Mason Responsible Use of Computer (RUC) Policy posted on http://www.gmu.edu/facstaff/policy/newpolicy/1301gen.html web site." 2. Four to six (4-6) content pages Equivalent to a minimum of four (1300 words) and maximum of six pages, double spaced, 12 pt, Times New Roman text in MS Word. Divide the content into categories such as introduction, background, potential benefits, further required research, and conclusion. Label the categories with appropriate headings. Introduction section must summarize the research topic. The content of the paper must demonstrate the understanding of the topic from the integration of the reference sources References used to develop your understanding of the topic should be appropriately cited within these content pages using APA in-text citation techniques. IT 103 students have worked on the following topics in the past semesters. You may choose a topic from this list or select another
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