Instructions for Papers
All papers will be
- 8 ½ x 11 paper
- The body of the paper
should be at least 5 double-spaced pages.
The cover, bibliography, pages of charts, Table of Contents, etc.,
do not count toward the 5 pages.
- Papers must be submitted
in electronic format and e-mailed by midnight of the due date.
- Margins shall be 1 inch on
- Font Times New Roman 12
points or Courier New 12 points.
- Make sure to number your
pages in the body if the paper.
Each page number shall be in the bottom center. Cover pages, and the first page of the
body should not be numbered. See
research paper guidelines for other page-numbering information.
Papers must have, as needed:
- Title page
- Table of contents
- Executive summary
- Table of acronyms
- The document should be
prepared in accordance with APA or MLA, the style guides are available on
It is important to follow the above directions; they will
count significantly toward your grade.
You should make certain to proofread and run spell check and
grammar checks. Careless errors due to
failure to proofread will cause deductions.
The paper must be turned in on time to receive full
credit. As per the syllabus, points
will be deducted for late completion of tasks, e.g., failure to present news
reports as assigned, submit term papers, or to take examinations when
scheduled. Absent extraordinary
circumstances, a minimum of four (4) points will be deducted for the
first day of late completion of task, and one (1) point each day
thereafter, including holidays and weekends.
The purpose of the assignment is to reinforce your knowledge
and analytical process regarding ethical issues.
It is important to remember that this is a paper and should
not be prepared in a question and answer format.