Communications Paper Z

How has texting changed the way we interact interpersonally?

Paper Requirements:

  • 4-6      pages in length (page length does not include title page or reference page)
    • 4 scholarly/academic articles minimum
  • APA      citation style
    • Reference page
    • in-text citation

Content Requirements:

  • Introduction      (no more than 3-5 sentences)
    • Your introduction should end with your thesis       statement; which will tell readers exactly what your paper should be       arguing.
  • Body
    • Topic       Sentences: each       body paragraph will begin with a topic sentence, which introduces the       topic you will be focusing on. All of the information and research will       be directly related to the topic sentence.
      • The topic sentence should identify the main idea and        point of the paragraph. To choose an appropriate topic sentence, read        the paragraph and think about its main idea and point
    • Support       your claims: use       your research to support your claims. Research is in the form of data,       facts, quotes, research articles. Scholarly resources are important as       they reflect credible sources.
    • You may also include research that opposes your claim,       this reduces confirmation bias.
    • Transitions: effective essays       show the connection between paragraphs with transitions. These can be       integrated into the topic sentences with transition words.
  • Conclusion      (no more than 1 paragraph).
    • Reword your thesis statement
    • Summarize your main points (rewords those topic       sentences)