English 1010 Research Paper
Subject / Topic:
This is a thesis-driven argumentative research paper.
Academic audience (tone, language, and style should be appropriate for an academic audience).
To make an original argument and support it with evidence.
A minimum of five academic sources are to be used for this paper. Three of the minimum five need to come from PGCC databases and/or PGCC library resources (print or electronic). Students will receive instruction from their professors as what constitutes academic research and how that differs from casual research.
Minimum length requirement is six full pages. Maximum length is 10 pages. The Works Cited / Reference page does not count towards page count.
Format / Style:
MLA or APA documentation can be used for this assignment and is up to the section instructor’s discretion.
Deadline / Weight:
Students must submit the paper between weeks 12 and 15. Instructors must return graded papers to students by the final exam period. This paper’s grade must constitute at least 15% of the student’s overall grade in the course.
The course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
Please be aware that this is the general assignment for English 1010 and your professor may have altered the requirements. Always refer to your professor for the most up to date information.