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Research
Paper
 •  Research
a
contemporary
issue
related
to
science,
technology,
or
 engineering.

 •  Write
a
persuasive
paper
dealing
with
its
ethical,
social,
or
political
 dimensions.

 •  Take
a
reasonable
position
and
persuade
your
readers
that
it
is
valid.

 •  Support
your
position
with
evidence
from
credible
sources
(do
not
rely
 solely
on
sources
from
the
Web).
 •  Put
info
about
your
research
into
your
research
journal.
 •  Use
author/date
system
for
citations
and
references.

 •  Write
a
paper
of
about
2000
words,
which
is
approximately
7
double‐ spaced
pages
plus
title
page,
acknowledgements,
and
references.

 •  NOT
an
essay.
 Research
Paper
(Cont ’d)
 •  The
paper
must
be
word
processed
using
page
 numbers,
double
spacing,
standard
2.5
cm
margins
and
 a
12‐point
font.

 •  The
title
page
includes
your
name,
student
number,
 the
title
of
your
paper,
the
course
numbers,
instructors'
 names,
your
TA's
name,
and
the
date
submitted.

 •  Include
an
acknowledgments
section
on
the
page
 following
the
title
page.
Include
the
names
of
everyone
 who
helped
you
with
the
assignment
and
a
description
 of
the
help
they
provided.
If
you
received
help
from
a
 tutor,
also
include
contact
information.

 •  The
TA
evaluation
sheet
and
the
draft
report
must
be
 handed
in
with
the
revised
report.

 Planning
and
Organizing
 Strategies
 Research
Paper
(Cont ’d)
 •  Use
evidence
from
expert
(and
other)
sources
to
 support
your
position
on
a
controversial
or
debatable
 issue.

 •  Establish
a
clear
point
of
disagreement
with
the
 specific
audience
(readers)
you
are
addressing
in
your
 paper.

 •  Have
enough
common
ground
with
your
audience
so
 that
you
can
reasonably
expect
your
readers
to
change
 their
minds,
accept
what
you
have
to
say,
or
do
what
 you
ask.

 •  Make
it
clear
to
the
audience
what
you
want
to
 accomplish
(i.e.,
change
minds,
accept
what
you
have
 to
say,
or
do
what
you
ask).

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