As long as your topic meets the project requirements listed below, there are no specific restrictions on the topic of your argument for change, unless noted otherwise by your instructor. The topic that you chose early in this course and received feedback from your instructor for further guidance will be the same topic for your Final Project so that your work throughout the course will contribute to your constructing of an argument for change in the Final Project.
In accordance with Kaplan University’s plagiarism policy, students cannot self-plagiarize by submitting an assignment for two different grades; therefore, you cannot submit a Final Project Assignment that has been graded in whole or in part for another class. You can use some of the sentences from the Unit 6 Assignment and the Unit 8 digital media project in your Final Project, but the sentences will need to be revised in order to flow well with the thesis statement and argument that dictates your Final Project’s focus. For further insights on “self-plagiarism,” please review KUWC’s resource, “Self-Plagiarism” (podcast or transcript).
Your Final Project will need to meet the following criteria:
• APA manuscript format for the document, including an appropriately formatted title page and References page
• A thesis statement at the end of the introduction paragraph
• Well-developed paragraphs that include evidence from sources to support your argument for a specific change in your community or workplace
• Five reliable sources should be cited within the text of the project; at least two of the cited sources should be either books/ebooks or periodical articles
• All cited sources need to have full-citations on a References page (except for any interviews you conduct, which only require in-text citations)
• Standard American English and a formal tone throughout the writing
• Visuals are optional, but should be relevant, labeled (including citing the source), and