ENG102UnitProjectOneTipSheet-1 - Tips for Completing the...

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Tips for Completing the Written Proposal General Information Your paper needs to be 1-2 single-spaced pages. Although the audience for your paper will be the head of a scientific department (who hopefully will think that research on your topic is worth funding), the proposal will not be formatted like a letter. It will be a series of paragraphs that clearly and concisely sum up what research has been done on the topic and what questions still need to be answered. The whole paper needs to be in your own words, with the exception of two small quotations per body paragraph that are signaled, cited, punctuated, and explicated appropriately. When you use information from one of your sources, you will need to cite it in CSE name-year format: (author’s last name and year of publication). Organization - Introduction - Clearly explain the purpose of your proposal. You are writing to get money, but you will need to persuade the department head to fund you by emphasizing the importance of continued research on your topic. Ask yourself why research into your topic is necessary. How
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2011 for the course ENGL 102 taught by Professor Christinmulligan during the Spring '11 term at University of North Carolina School of the Arts.

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ENG102UnitProjectOneTipSheet-1 - Tips for Completing the...

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