"For your approved topic submitted in 2.4 Research Paper: Topic Selection, write a paper of 4-5 pages, excluding the cover page, charts, tables, graphs, diagrams, photographs, the reference page, and the appendix, in accordance with APA standards using the current edition. Refer to the rubric for grading. Save your assignment using a naming convention that includes your first and last name and the activity number (or description). Do not add punctuation or special characters.

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Context / Introduction
Paper should provide an introduction and a research problem that is related to the field of applicable discipline. Presents relationships between factors with examples. Should develop a coherent, central theme that is expressed in an organized, and logical manner throughout.


Research
Paper should provide comprehensive identification and analysis of issues in the realm of applicable discipline. Should design a course of action to solve the proposed research problem using multi-disciplinary principles, if appropriate. The evidence should come from valid sources. References should be complete and reflect appropriate sources.

Comprehension
Paper should contain well-supported argument based on relevant concepts and theories, providing new ideas to the applicable discipline. Argument should be logical and use examples, evidence, research, and/or data from course content and from valid, external information sources.


Application
Decisions and conclusions should be a result of analysis and synthesis of evidence. Should formulate resolution and recommendations, and may contribute to improvements in the applicable discipline. Conclusion could include possible consequences and outcome scenarios.


Style & Mechanics
Mechanics of style should enhance content understanding, and writing skillfully supports the message and is in required format. Citations and references present and IAW APA.