Sara Almtlaq_COMM1312

Assignment 1 (10%)

Introduction

Guidelines

This assignment represents the first part of your final paper. Submit a document that includes the following parts/sections:

1. Title page (see APA guidelines).

2. A blank page where the abstract will be added at the end of the semester.

3. Introduction. Write at least 3 paragraphs to provide your reader with a brief background about your topic. Your introduction must include the research question(s), rationale, and significance of the proposed research. It should also provide definitions for all keywords. You must refer to specific sources (in-text citations) and include the full description of all sources in your reference list. Rely on APA style guidelines.

Rubric:

The title page is formatted in APA style

1%

The introduction to the proposed research includes:

Purpose of the study and/or question

Definition of key concepts through reliance on scholarly sources

Rationale (i.e., significance)

1%

4%

2%

Mechanics and Writing style characterized by

Satisfactory grammar

Adequate word choices

Compliance with APA format

2%

Total

10%