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The End of the Semester
Submission Five – 30% Final graded version No new sections of Writing.
Submission Five- 30% All prior submissions knitted together into one coherent essay. Minimum: 25 pages and 25 sources. Maximum: 40 pages!
Revise Think of old papers as first drafts! Submission 5 is an improved version of 2, 3 and 4 in content and in form.
Grading Write your paper according to the common rubric rubric
THE CONCLUSION TO THE PAPER
Beef it Up!
Things to include in the conclusion Your conclusion/solution must include: – Your answer to the title question – Your argumentation that supports this answer – Your moral reasoning that supports this answer
More on the conclusion It must also contain – Your specific plan to solve the social problems identified in the beginning of your project – How your field research did (or did not) impact your final thinking – How your civic engagement impacted your conclusion as appropriate
The Conclusion The end of the project – for example, what you see as the future of the controversy – what doing this project meant to you – how your opinions about the controversy changed over time; etc.
Things to Add to the Appendix for Paper 5 Include – Copies of legislation – Your interview Questions – Documentation of your civic engagement
SUBMITTING THE PAPER
Where and When Doyle 206 9:50 AM May 6 th
What to turn in Two copies of your final paper The Research File An uploaded file to turnitin.com
Paper Copy #1 The Graded Version 100% MLA Form on the header and the pages MLA in this paper is 2.25% of your final grade!
Paper Copy #2 This goes to the man Use your id instead of your name in the header and on page numbers Omit my name from the MLA header on page 1
Turnitin.Com via Blackboard This paper must also be submitted to turnitin.com by 11:59 PM on May 6 th Failure to do this will result in a 10 point deduction on the paper 5 grade. Don’t leave points on the board
The Research File This is 5% of your final graded and must be turned in with your paper You should note whether or not you want it back.
What the Research File must contain It must be organized in an easily accessible way Previous submissions (1-4) – You can just turn in the graded copies if you would like Notes that you have taken
What about Books and Articles? Printouts of online material used – E.g. Cq Researcher Photocopies of articles used Do not photocopy entire books, but include notes and/or photocopies of pages used
More on the Research File Notes from interviews Notes from civic engagement The Contact information of your interviewees (name, position, phone, )
The Research File This is an opportunity cost Basic works best No extra points for being cute
As Mentioned in Lecture 1, Capstone is a Job, and you are almost out of work!