Be sure to review the assigned textbook readings, Writing Task #1: Research Proposal Instruction and the _Research Proposal Help Guide before submitting.
Write your research proposal, based on the assigned textbook readings, online discussions, and writing task instructions available in Modules 1 and 2.
Then submit your research proposal for instructor grading by clicking the Submit Assignment button (above). On the assignment page, upload your draft as a Word document. Finally, click the Submit Assignment button again to turn your assignment in.
Research Proposal Specifics
A minimum of 3-4 pages, double-spaced, using 12 point Courier New font (this assignment may need to be longer in order to present your proposal effectively).
A complete proposal that addresses your purpose and audience, defines your research topic, reviews preliminary research, presents a research question, and develops your research plan.
Observation of the conventions of Standard English
Use of at least 4 secondary sources drawn from the Ivy Tech Library databases, with paraphrases and quotations from the sources cited in-text and sources documented in an MLA style Works Cited or APA style References list (as indicated by your instructor).
Use of MLA or APA formatting style (as indicated by your instructor).