xc2xa0xc2xa0The Topic Will be about Alqaedaxc2xa0 Milestone Description xc2x96 all dates to be announced Submission of topic and thesis statementxc2xa0 xc2xa0Submission of Literature Review Submission of Prospectus First Draft of’
xc2xa0xc2xa0The Topic Will be about Alqaedaxc2xa0Milestone Description xe2x80x93 all dates to be announcedSubmission of topic and thesis statementxc2xa0xc2xa0Submission of Literature ReviewSubmission of ProspectusFirst Draft of Paper Submission of first draft of paper or projectSecond Draft of Paper Submission of second draft of paper or projectFinal draft of Paperxc2xa0Final Presentation: Oral presentation before students and teachers xe2x80x93 date of presentation will be announced. Please note that you will graded on not only the final paper and class presentation, but also the intermediate steps. Your failure to submit the required intermediate work can result in a reduction of your grade on the paper or the presentation or both.Class Presentation Requirements. All students will be required to make a presentation to their peers on a date to be announced. Do not simply read your paper accompanied by PowerPoint slides. Sound and other creative enhancements may be used. The student will also prepare an appropriate number of handouts to accompany the presentation and to be distributed to the class.Process of Drafting Capstone Paper:1. Pick a Thesis or Topic2. Develop Thesis Statement3. Commence Research ILiterature Review4. Submit Literature Review5. Develop Outline6. Draft Prospectus7. Commence Research IIBody Researcha. IRB (Institutional Review Board) permission8. Draft Abstract9. First Draft of Paper10. Final Paperxc2xa01. Submission of Thesis Statement xe2x80x93 a brief statement of the argument or analysis that is to follow; roadmap to help or alert the reader as to the nature of the paper. Some good websites to help you understand exactly what a thesis statement is and how to draft one can be found at:http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/545/01/xc2xa0http://www.indiana.edu/~wts/pamphlets/thesis_statement.shtml#unassignedxc2xa0http://www.sdst.org/shs/library/thesis.htmlxc2xa0http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/thesis.htmlxc2xa02. Literature Review xe2x80x93 Review of all relevant literature to place the research in the environment of the field; find other similar research; and direct future research. See: https://guides.library.ucsc.edu/write-a-literature-review https://writingcenter.unc.edu/tips-and-tools/literature-reviews/ http://guides.library.vcu.edu/lit-reviewxc2xa03. Outline xe2x80x90 document used to aid in the process of writing the paper; an outline can help the student organize ideas. See: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/544/02/xc2xa04. Prospectus xe2x80x93 The prospectus should make up the first section of your final project. It will contain the introduction to the research project, the literature review, and the roadmap of what will be covered in the final project. See: https://ctl.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/prospectus_guidelines.pdf http://resess.unavco.org/lib/downloads/RESESS-Week-2-2013.pdf https://www.bowdoin.edu/faculty/s/smcmahon/courses/hist249/files/249prospectus.pdfxc2xa05. Abstract xe2x80x90 in order to both attract and inform a reader, an abstract should be a complete but concise description of the paper; a concise summary of the key points of the paper incorporating the thesis statement: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/656/01/ http://www.ece.cmu.edu/~koopman/essays/abstract.htmlxc2xa0http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/bizwrite/abstracts.htmlxc2xa0http://www.indiana.edu/~wts/pamphlets/outlines.shtmlxc2xa06. Draft xe2x80x90 the draft transforms the outline into essay form. It will have mistakes, but should be the best quality submission you can offer. Comments by the instructor concerning the draft will be submitted to you. See: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/workshops/hypertext/ResearchW/1draft.htmlxc2xa07. Final Draft xe2x80x90 final proof reading, editing, and submission. The final paper must be at least 15 to20 pages excluding cover page, title page, abstract, table of contents, bibliography, appendixes, endnotes, etc. See: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/workshops/hypertext/ResearchW/proofread.htmlxc2xa0Technical Requirements and Suggestions:The order of the final paper:a. Cover page xe2x80x93 title, your name, classb. Title page xe2x80x93 title of paperc. Acknowledgement (optional)d. Dedication (optional)e. Table of Contentsf. Body of workg. Bibliographyh. Appendixes ‘
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