Proposal and Summary

Devry ENGL112 Week 5 Assignment Latest 2017 January
Subject: English    / General English
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Topic Proposal and Summary

Your assignment this week asks you to choose your Commentary topic, issue, and angle, and to begin understanding how your own position fits into the larger conversation. To accomplish this overall goal, you’ll need to begin by reviewing viable topics, listening to the conversations surrounding them, and ultimately determining which topic is most fitting for the assignment needs. You’ll then summarize the main ideas within your topic, including the perspectives of others within the conversation. To complete this week’s assignment, please find the Week 5 Topic Proposal and Summary in Doc Sharing. Download it for use in recording your responses in paragraph format. Be sure to check Doc Sharing for the Week 5 Assignment Rubric as well.

You may want to visit the Course Resources page under the Course Home to visit the Pros & Cons of Controversial Issues site. It can help you with topic selection. It also provides different perspectives on topics. A link to the DeVry Library is also in the Course Resources page under the Course Home.

Once you have completed the Topic Proposal and Summary, submit it to the Week 5 Dropbox for grading. Be sure to meet the following requirements.

Use the Week 5 Topic Proposal and Summary document to complete this assignment.

Write in complete sentences and paragraphs, using correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar.

Use the APA resources below and Chapter 28 in your text to document your sources in APA format as full references.

Submit your assignment to the Dropbox, located at the top of this page. For instructions on how to use the Dropbox, read these step-by-step instructions.

See the Syllabus section “Due Dates for Assignments & Exams” for due date information.

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APA Reference Materials

APA Guidelines for Citing Sources

This tutorial is a resource for citing references using the current edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Highlights include purposes of citing, guidelines and examples of how to cite sources in text and at the end of a paper, and how to format a reference list or an entire paper.

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APA Handbook

This handbook is a resource for citing references using the current edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Highlights include APA websites, practice exercises, ways to avoid plagiarism, and guidelines and examples for how to use sources, cite sources in TDA posts, cite in the text and at the end of a paper, edit citations, and format a reference list or an entire paper.

American Psychological Association (APA) Style Website

This website provides answers to frequently asked questions and lists APA manuals, style guides, and software available for sale. Purchase is optional. Two good references are Concise Rules of APA Style and the current edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.