The Argument Research Essay
Is Online Learning as Good as Face-to-Face Learning?
follow grading rubric when you write( it is attached on file) and also these guidelines
Your research paper MUST include the following
A clearly stated thesis that articulates your position and what you want to argue in your paper; your thesis should be narrow enough to be argued within the page limits and qualified if necessary. Your thesis should fall at the END of your introduction.
Clear reasons with supporting evidence; do not use religion as evidence because you cannot persuade someone to change beliefs with religion or faith because religion is personal.
A synthesis of sources; do not simply summarize your source material, but show how they are connected and respond to them
The quotation sandwich method for quoting, which includes an introduction, an explanation, and commentary; dont be a hit-and-run quoted.
A variety of citations: exact quotes, paraphrases, and summaries; cite all appropriately.
Fully-developed counterargument paragraph/s with fully-developed refutation paragraph/s.
A title that gives an insight into the paper and is catchy and interesting; it should be in the form of metacommentary.
A minimum of six credible and relevant sources
A minimum of six pages in MLA format, not including the MLA Works Cited; visit Purdue OWL
A Works Cited page in MLA format with corresponding in-text citations
Length: Six pages, not including the Works Cited page. Style: Essay needs to conform to MLA standards, including
double spacing in Times New Roman font, and must include a Works Cited page with correct in-text (parenthetical) citations for all quotes, paraphrases, and/or summaries. Sources: Six sources minimum: three peer-reviewed academic articles from a database, plus three credible sources of your choice (newspapers, organizations, government websites, books, etc.). One of your sources must be a counterargument that you will refute in your essay