research paper about high school drop out's

timer Asked: Sep 16th, 2014

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Writing Today 2nd edition:

Review Chapter 24, pp. 468–470

Chapter 10: Arguments

Chapter 13: Research Papers

Chapter 15: Organizing and Drafting (pp. 359–360)

Course Project-Research Proposal

The research proposal will present the topic you have
selected for your Course Project. The purpose of the proposal is to persuade
your reader to believe that you are interested in the topic and ready to learn
how to develop the topic into a project. The format of the proposal is a
sentence outline. Use APA style to document any sources referenced in your
proposal.  When you are finished, save the document as <your last name.Wk3
Proposal Assignment> and submit it to the Dropbox by the end of the week. 

The Proposal is worth 50 points. See Doc Sharing for the
following support documents.

  • An assignment template

  • A sample assignment

  • The assignment grading rubric

Week 3 APA Module Assignment

For this assignment, you will review materials in the
DeVry library to help gain a better understanding of APA citations.

b. Listen to the tutorial
or download and review the transcript on APA and answer the questions

After reviewing the presentation, compose a 2-paragraph
response in which you address each of the following points:

1. Why is APA
Style used to document ideas in writing? What is the purpose of the in-text
citation? Demonstrate your understanding of the in-text citation by providing an
in-text citation for the article you summarized for the week 2 assignment. (15
2. In the article that you summarized in week 2, you may have found
some information that you want to quote directly. To demonstrate the process for
citing a direct quote, provide an example of properly quoted material. (20

Submit your completed assignment as a Word Document to the
Week 3 APA Module Drop box. For instructions on how to use the Dropbox, read
these step-by-step instructions or watch this TutorialDropbox Tutorial.

See the Syllabus section "Due Dates for Assignments &
Exams" for due date information.


  • Presenting Ideas (graded)

  • Preparing the Research Proposal (graded)

  • Q & A Forum for your questions and comments (not graded)

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