Paper should be 6 pages in length when double-spaced and using a 12 point font.
Include at least four sources; the textbook may be used as one of your sources.
Please DO NOT cite any online reference encyclopedias such as Wikipedia, Britannica, or Encarta.
Your sources should consist of scholarly journal articles and books available through the Ivy Tech Virtual Library ONLY.
All sources must be cited (must have an end note or a foot note) and the source included in a bibliography. The format of the citations and bibliography must be of a nationally accepted formatting system such as APA…Essays will be graded based upon the criteria given below:
COMMAND OF TOPIC (up to 50 points)
Essay addresses assignment, and demonstrates independent thinking and familiarity with course materials.
ARGUMENTATIVE DEVELOPMENT (up to 30 points)
Essay shows careful development of related ideas in coherent, sequential paragraphs.
ORGANIZATION (up to 10 points)
Student has edited the essay, ensuring that sentences are clear and logical.
WRITING MECHANICS & SYNTAX (up to 10 points)