Unformatted text preview: between 25-50 years. Tuesday October 11, 2011 2 nd Midterm -Wednesday October 26 th 12:20-1:10 PM -Same format: 3 IDs and 1 essay. Position Paper -What is the specific issue? -Who is the intended audience? -Be as narrow and targeted as possible! -Break down larger issue into smaller, discrete actions to be analyzed and evaluated! -Identify a particular person and specific action to be taken (consider short, medium, and long term)! -Aim to be a policy wonk that thinks outside the box! o Background research on the positions of key actors, the historical context, and o Analyze prior positions in order to assess the feasibility of alternatives. USE TED ON YOUTUBE FOR PAPER!!!! Interview people about this subject. Include Professor Ferraro. Organizing the Research Process -Check out the library information sources. -Undertake google search. -Internet sources (government documents and reports)...
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