While your research paper will undoubtedly include a number of tables, diagrams, lists and other illustrations, the paper is to be written in narrative form. The illustrations may be included in appendix at the end of the paper, or may imbedded in the body. But please don’t forget that the paper itself is written in narrative form. Include citations to your research.
The paper should be written in narrative form using the APA format. Please use ample subsections or subheading as appropriate. Your paper should have a 1-in margin on top, bottom, left and right margins. The paper should be double spaced. Use a cover page with a title, and the name of each team member who contributed to your project/paper. Each page should have a page number in the bottom right margin. The paper should also include a table of contents, which includes subject headings, subheadings or subtopics, references or sources, and illustrations as well as page numbers for each.
For each major area or section of your paper explain identify the options you have considered, where applicable. Discuss the alternatives you considered, giving pros and cons of each, and provide information from the research you conducted that assisted you in arriving at your conclusion as to why one alternative was selected over another. You MUST cite the sources for your research any time you make reference to your research, whether that be through direct quotations or in summary. Your work should include no fewer than five (5) sources. While there is no minimum or maximum length for your paper, I anticipate that you cannot complete the assign in under ten (10) pages, excluding illustrations.