ESL 408 RESEARCH PAPER GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

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ESL 408 RESEARCH PAPER GENERAL REQUIREMENTS Doing research is finding out as much as possible about an issue, finding good questions to ask, formulating one major research question, and then attempting to find answers to that question. It is a vital part of daily life as well as an essential part of academic and scholarly work. Every 408 student must write an eight page research paper. The research paper project is worth one-fifth of the final grade (20%). Research Requirements: Be 8 pages in length Use APA style citations Use 10 or more sources Be 12 point font, double spaced, single side of paper, one inch
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Unformatted text preview: margins • Have a cover sheet with your name and other information • Have a title • Use page numbers • Have a table of contents at the beginning (similar to an outline) • Have an alphabetized Works Cited page at the end in APA format Content of the Paper: • Present detailed information on your topic • Use paraphrases, summaries, and quotes to develop the information on both sides • You must give credit for any material that you use from a source • Present your own position using information you have already developed...
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2011 for the course ESL 407 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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