RESEARCH PROJECT:DRAFT ASSIGNMENT INSTRUCTIONSOVERVIEWUsing your Research Project:Annotated Bibliography Assignment and Research Project:Outline Assignment, you will work on the draft of a 10-12 page paper. The topic of the paper will be selected by you and approved by the instructor. The paper must comply with the formatting and content instructions below.INSTRUCTIONSAt this point, you have selected your topic and it has been approved by the instructor. You are to use the references from the Research Project: Annotated Bibliography Assignment and the sections/topics from the Research Project: Outline Assignment to complete your Research Project: Draft Assignment. The draft paper should include the following: FormatMinimum of 10-12 pages, double-spaced, not including title and reference pagesTimes New Roman, 12-point font (any of the fonts required for APA 7th edition)Left-justified only with 1 1/2 inch margins on the left sideOne-inch margins on the top, right, and bottomCurrent APA format (7th edition)Numbered pagesMinimum of 10 scholarly articles from peer-reviewed journals. Must be less than 10 years old (theses are the references used from for the Annotated Bibliography)Use block quotations for more than 40 words:o Single-spaced with a double space separating quoteso Indented 5 spaces from left margino No quotation marksReference page in current APA format (7th edition) including active URL links (not included in page total)Double-space within the reference and single-space between referencesContentA title page that includes:o Running head and page number (right aligned) (Professional paper)o Course number and nameo Case nameo Your Nameo Date submittedo “Respectfully submitted to: (Instructor’s Name)”Abstract (left justified)Content of your topic and/or paper (review the associated grading rubric)o Concepts from the textbook that are related to your topic, including page numbers where the concepts may be found. Credit will only be earned for concepts supported by text page numbers (essentially, this is accomplished through
BUSI 505Page 2 of 2integration of the relevant course content using properly formatted, current APA citations).o Use current APA in-text citations to credit sources listed in the reference list as neededConclusionReferencesPlagiarismPlagiarism will not be tolerated. Plagiarism commonly occurs when the student utilizes an author’s words and does not properly attribute the source. All sources must be referenced. Do not cut and paste or copy unless you are directly quoting a reference. Purchasing papers of any form will result in automatic failure for the course and a recommendation for expulsion.