English – Article writing
For the mini-research report choose a topic from Chapters 1-5 that interests you. Develop a thesis statement that will be supported by current research about the topic. Write a three page paper using three trustworthy, primary research reports. You may include additional sources, however, do not generalize from data in news reports, isolated incidents, case studies and so on.
MIni-Research Report Draft – 25 pts.
Mini-Research Report – 75 pts
Instructions for the draft
Format: 1-2 pages, double spaced
Intro-Attention getting intro, relevance and objective of the paper expressed, preview statement that lists the main points you will address
Main points-Describe the research: variables, research questions, phenomena researchers studied, how the research was collected, research conclusions, how this ties in to the main point addressed in your paper, importance with regard to health communication
APA reference list– Two sources that meet the expert sources criteria
Expert Sources Criteria:
Did the author (s) of this study personally collect and analyze the data?
Was the study published within the last 5 years?
Does the published study report the following clearly labeled sections: Literature review, methods, results, discussion?
Does the source include a reference list of cited sources?
Is the citation in your research draft complete and in APA format