English 1101 Research Paper Guidelines
TOPIC: Examine the modern history of viral epidemics (COVID), researching what is known about the emergence of deadly viruses.
- From the approved list, select a topic that you would like to research. This list will be provided by the instructor.
- Submit a research paper proposal. The guidelines and an example of the proposal have been provided by the instructor.
- Conference with the instructor about the topic and obtain approval to research the topic.
- Begin searching Galileo, Credo, and the Internet for information on your topic. Your final paper must include four (4) to five (5) sources.
- After finding information, on your topic, print, read, annotate, take notes and summarize the information. Be sure to write down bibliographic information for the information used.
- Type your research paper.
- The research paper must contain at least three (3) to four (4) pages of content. This does not include the Works Cited page.
- For your sources, you can only use one website.
- The research paper must contain at least one in-text citation from each source used.