The proposal should be 1 to 15 pages long double spaced 12 pt font and in MS

The proposal should be 1 to 15 pages long double

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The proposal should be 1 to 1.5 pages long, double-spaced (12 pt font) and in MS Word format. The purpose of the proposal is to help you organize your ideas concerning your topic and to provide you with feedback. Unsatisfactory essay proposals will have to be revised after additional discussion between the student and the course instructor. However, if a proposal requires revision, the mark will be based on the first version submitted. COMPONENTS: Student name and number, proposed essay title. Think carefully about the title which should be specific enough to communicate what you will be covering. Introduction – short introductory paragraph that concisely describes the research question(s) or research objective(s) to be addressed in the essay and indicates the significance of the subject. Headings and sub-headings (differentiated by level) for the body of the essay, each followed by 1-3 sentences. These must be sufficiently detailed that they reveal the main topics to be covered in the essay and to demonstrate that it fits into the Geography of the Polar Regions. Generic titles (e.g. “Main part” or “Discussion”) are not acceptable. References – a list of four recent (meaning post-2000) peer-reviewed journal articles or research book chapters (not review chapters) that you expect to include in your annotated
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bibliography and use as sources in your final essay. Web-based material is not acceptable. Material downloaded from refereed journals held electronically by the library or e-books is acceptable. Read and follow the instructions on reference format given in the course outline. N.B. If you cannot find 4 refereed sources written after 2000, then choose another topic. Note: “Predatory” journals and publishers have emerged in the past few years. These journals publish on-line only and have no peer-review. The companies which own these journals will publish anything – including complete nonsense – for a fee. It can be hard to distinguish between
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  • Fall '18
  • Antoni Lewkowicz
  • Antarctica, polar regions

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