For this week’s discussion board you will need to submit the first page of your

For this week’s discussion board you will need to submit the first page of your Research Paper.
For your responses to classmates’ posts please provide feedback on the areas from the Final Exam rubric so the original poster might improve their writing as they work towards their final draft. The rubric criteria for full credit is listed below.
Integration of Knowledge
The paper demonstrates that the author fully understands and has applied concepts learned in the course. Concepts are integrated into the writer’s own insights. The writer provides concluding remarks that show analysis and synthesis of ideas.
Topic focus
The topic is focused narrowly enough for the scope of this assignment. A thesis statement provides direction for the paper, either by statement of a position or hypothesis.
Depth of discussion and page length
In-depth discussion & elaboration in all sections of the paper & page requirement met.
Ties together information from all sources. Paper flows from one issue to the next without the need for headings. Author’s writing demonstrates an understanding of the relationship among material obtained from all sources.
Spelling and grammar
No spelling &/or grammar mistakes.
More than 5 current sources, of which at least 3 are peer-review journal articles or scholarly books. Sources include both general background sources and specialized sources. Special-interest sources and popular literature are acknowledged as such if they are cited. All web sites utilized are authoritative.
Cites all data obtained from other sources. APA citation style is used in both text and bibliography.

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