research proposal due nov 4 amy leonard W r i t i n g

research proposal due nov 4 amy leonard W r i t i n g

Critical Thinking #3: Research Proposal

due Nov 4

Amy Leonard

The Research Proposal

Goals

To develop dynamic research projects, we need to create great research questions to focus our
research collection.

Review Critical Thinking Chap. 6 & 7 to help you prepare for this assignment

Purpose:

Develop your skills in thinking about and designing a comprehensive research project on
the topic of how society perceives Monsters

This could focus on media, fiction, or real world situations

Improve your general research and writing skills.
Nurture a sense of inquisitiveness within yourself and to help see yourself as an active
participant in the process of doing scholarly research.

Task:

Write a 500+ word proposal on what topic you would like to pursue for your research topic.

This should be in 3rd person
It should follow MLA formatting

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A Proposal should have a section answering each of the following sections:

1. Intro
What do I want to study about society and monsters?

Why is the topic important to society or your peers?

2. Background
Write a synthesis paragraph of 3-5 articles that tell us about the topic and what perspectives

exist on the topic.

3. Approach

Who is your target audience?
What types of sources/research will you focus on
What type of medium will you use: paper, presentation, website, etc.

4. Pitch

What problems will your research project solve?
What will it add to the conversation on the topic?
How does it build upon [and hopefully go beyond] research already conducted on the topic?

5. Works Cited
6. Appendix:

Timeline for when you will complete the steps of your research

Due Date:

Initial Post due Wednesday of Week 7 by 11:59pm
Reply to two peers by Sunday of week 7 by 11:59pm

Grading:

This challenge will be graded with the following rubric. It will be graded within one week of
submission.

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