Introduction In this course you will conduct research and write a 5 page report
In this course you will conduct research and write a 5 page report discussing a fire service law related topic using the below listed guidelines.
Utilize the information covered by PDF, blogs and assignments, as well as any other source of information your discover. Your research paper will consist of four things: cover sheet (includes your Title, your name, class, date), abstract (on it’s own page), body of your paper (which includes introduction, body, and conclusion), and your reference page. This research paper will be completed in the American Psychological Association (APA) Format. Spelling, grammar, punctuation and syntax count! Students will utilize the APA format to write the paper as outlined in the text. The font and size of your paper is as follows: Times New Roman font size 12.
Put your name, course and section number, and assignment title on the Title page of the document.
Use one-inch margins.
Use a 12-point Times New Roman font.
Use double line spacing in the document.
Use APA Citation Style
Each research paper will utilize a minimum of three APA-style references (resources of where you received your information, example: textbook, internet website, newspaper article etc…). Wikipedia is not an accepted source! Each page in the body of your paper (not including the abstract) will contain at least one in-text citation which will marry up with your references. Students may utilize any source they would like however the reference must be properly annotated on the reference page. It is the express responsibility of the student to ensure that the paper reaches the instructor on time. Papers will checked for plagiarism. Do not plagiarize your paper!!! (Copying someone else’s work and taking credit as if it were your own, always, always, give credit where credit is due.) Write it yourself! Plagiarized papers will receive ZEROS. Papers will be graded using a RUBRIC similar to the Discussion Board Rubric. Papers will not be accepted if turned in after the due date. Students may turn papers in as early as they wish, if received a week (or earlier) before the due date, it will be accepted as a draft and the student will have an opportunity to make corrections for a higher grade. The graded paper will remain the property of the instructor. The Assignment is to be started and worked on through the course. This paper is due by 11:59 pm July 19, 2022.
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APA Formatting and Style Guide: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/
A sample APA style paper is provided below also from Purdue. Use it as a guide on how to write your own research paper.