Choose a topic and write a short research proposal for your research paper. You may choose your own topic; your mentor will approve or suggest changes to your topic choice as a response to this proposal. If you feel unsure about choosing a topic, contact your mentor before this assignment is due.
In your proposal, be sure to include the following:
- Your purpose in writing the paper
- Your reason for choosing your particular topic: Why does it interest you?
- Your intended audience
- Your position as the writer
- Your preliminary thesis
Students please note: This assignment must be submitted to Turnitin.com. Reference the "Turnitin Requirement" section of the course Syllabus.