Choose a topic that is realistic and one that you want to learn more about.
The topic might be a career field you want to go into or something else that deeply interests you.
Scope and value:
What is the scope of the topic and your research?
What value does it bring to your life? To your professional life?
How are you going to communicate your project?
How will you make your presentation different and unique?
Critical thinking questions:
Pose different questions that will help you with your research and investigate your topic in more depth.
Post critical questions that will push you to improve.
Part II is a reflective paragraph that represents your critical thinking process when thinking about possible sources and your research. You are NOT looking for specific sources now. Consider the best possible sources as presented in the week 2 Lesson. What type of sources will work best for your research? How can you support your project plan with credible, current, reliable, accurate, and relevant information?
Once you complete Parts I and II, please submit as a WORD document.
Please follow these instructions:
- Download the Source Organization Worksheet Template (in Word).
- Complete Parts I and II in the Template.
- Find a minimum of three (3) sources. One (1) source must be an academic source and from the APUS Trefrey Library and the other sources must be credible and appropriate for college research.
- Please include robust source summaries in your own words that explain the contents of the source and the relevance of the source to your topic
Please consider the following:
Presentation will include an introduction, body, conclusion, and properly formatted reference/work cited slide in the citation style of your degree program (APA, MLA, or Chicago).
Clear evidence that the topic was researched and expanded upon the week 2 Project Plan (CO2 & 5).
Presentation provides audience with information to increase their knowledge of the topic presented (CO1).
Presentation engages the audience by using elements such as images, graphs, and charts. Appropriate citations must be included.