Write a 1,400-word persuasive research paper that argues your personal position on a
controversial topic (Why College Students Should be paid compensation) that you think is worthy of public debate.
Include a strong
thesis statement and be organized so that your arguments are clearly presented.
Avoid giving background on your topic. Instead focus on proving your thesis
classical principles of argumentation and elements of the Toulmin model of
Support your claims
with credible references, using a minimum of four peer-reviewed sources.
Note to Tutor. I have already researched the following and have included the annotated bibliographies below. Thanks. Add additional if you need to for a total of 4 including mine or your own. Thanks!
Hartnett, T. (2013, October). Why College Athletes
Should be Paid. Huffington Post,
Retrieved from http://ESThttp://www.huffingtonpost.com/tyson-hartnett/
This article is a rationalization of why and how the
athletes should be paid. The author is
trying to justify the reason why the athletes should be paid and also to
explain the amount of money and why or why not.
The author explains why they should not get paid salaries equal to other
professional athletes but that they need to be paid for the level of play that
JC Clemons, S. W. (1995, Jan
05). Ex-NCAA head byers: Athletes deserve pay.
Atlanta Constitution (Full text) Retrieved
peer reviewed article is the continued debate over whether college athletes
should or should not be paid. It focused
on the amount of money being made by the colleges on the backs of its athletes
and disparaging figures of what they are given in scholarships and the difference
made by the schools. They discuss the types of money made via television
broadcast rights, ticket sales at the games and the memorabilia.
(2013). International Review for the Sociology of Sport,
10/2013, Volume 48, Issue 5, pp. 550 – 571
Review for the Sociology of Sport, ISSN 1012-6902,
thoroughly analyzes the trends of amateurism in college sports as time changes.
It addresses what were the norms in the past sports culture and that of the
current and future. How the athletes
because they are not paid are able to be used for financial gain by the
Soloman, J. (2014). CBSsports. Schools Can
Give out 4-year Athletic Scholarships, but
Don’t. ”Retrieved from http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball/writer/jon-
Schools have the freedom to terminate a student
athlete’s scholarship at any time. This
can happen even if the scholarships is renewable or not. This can happen if an
athlete does not perform well or does not meet the coach’s expectations--they
could lose their scholarship. This creates the argument that athletes’ are
treated as employees.