You must find examples of the theorys application to contemporary social life and potentially offer critiques of this theory. You are encouraged to explore other texts in order to increase your understanding of the ideas. Your final paper will be 7-10 pages (double-spaced). Further details will be discussed in class. Creativity is encouraged.
Sources are relevant to the topic and appropriate for study Topic is researched and described in sufficient depth Effective synthesis, making logical connections between resources and social applications Content
Clearly defined focus and arguments Fully explore important aspects of the topic in sufficient depth and detail Comprehension of research, explained fully, clearly, and accurately Reasoned arguments supported with evidence and analysis Application of theories to social issues Recognition of broader implications of social issues Depth of critical analysis Application of theory to contemporary life
Well-organized, with logical and systematic connections Written clearly and comprehensible; convey coherent and intended meanings Grammar, accurate and effective sentence structure Vocabulary, appropriate for postsecondary level Academic tone (avoids slang, etc) Effective use of quotations and references Personal opinion, I statements and subjectivity are welcome, (backed up with evidence-based knowledge) Any formatting style can be used, so long as it is used formally and properly.