The research proposal will present the topic you have selected for your Course Project. The purpose of the proposal is to persuade your reader to believe that you are interested in the topic and ready to learn how to develop the topic into a project. The format of the proposal is a sentence outline. Use APA style to document any sources referenced in your proposal. When you are finished, save the document as <your last name.Wk3 Proposal Assignment> and submit it to the Dropbox by the end of the week.
The Proposal is worth 50 points. See Doc Sharing for the following support documents.
- An assignment template
- A sample assignment
- The assignment grading rubric
Week 3 APA Module Assignment
For this assignment, you will review materials in the DeVry library to help gain a better understanding of APA citations.
a. Click https://hub2.devry.edu/node/272
b. Listen to the tutorial or download and review the transcript on APA and answer the questions below
After reviewing the presentation, compose a 2-paragraph response in which you address each of the following points:
1. Why is APA Style used to document ideas in writing? What is the purpose of the in-text citation? Demonstrate your understanding of the in-text citation by providing an in-text citation for the article you summarized for the week 2 assignment. (15 points)
2. In the article that you summarized in week 2, you may have found some information that you want to quote directly. To demonstrate the process for citing a direct quote, provide an example of properly quoted material. (20 points)