Final Paper Preparation
To prepare for your Final Paper (due in Week Five), complete the following assignment and submit it to your instructor for feedback. Your paper should include an outline, with a thesis statement, and an annotated bibliography.Outline: Provide an outline for your Final Paper based on the instructions provided in Week Five.
- Title Page
- Part 1: Thesis
- Part 2: Body
- Part 3: Conclusion
- Reference Page
Annotated Bibliography: The purpose of creating a list of sources is to assist you in organizing and evaluating your research. The listed sources should be scholarly ones, and at least three of them need to come from the Ebrary, JSTOR, Project MUSE, ProQuest, or EBSCOhost Academic Search Premier databases, which are all available through the Ashford University Library. The list should include the following information for each source (minimum of five):
- Name of the source, including the complete bibliographic citation in proper APA format.
- Summary of the source (at least one paragraph), including how this source will contribute to your paper.
APA Reference Page: For this paper, you need to research primary and secondary sources that correspond to your topic. Secondary sources must be accessed from peer-reviewed journals or other sources that are considered to have reliable information. Primary sources should be those that are linked in the course. Please visit the Academic Research section on your Course Home page (accessible through the Student Responsibilities and Policies tab on the left navigation toolbar) to review what types of materials are not acceptable for academic, university level research.You must use at least five scholarly resources (at least three of which can be found in the Ashford University Library) other than the textbook to support your claims. Cite your sources within the text of your outline and on the reference page. For information regarding APA, including samples and tutorials, visit the Ashford Writing Center, located within the Learning Resources tab on the left navigation toolbar.