Using field research, library/Internet research, or your own personal experience, write an informative magazine or academic article(4-5 pages) in a tone and style suitable for general readers . . . your purpose is to give them a new, surprising view of your chosen topic (see p. 221 for full assignment description; read ch. 9 for further information, sample essays, etc.).
Research: Locate a minimum of three sources to integrate into your paper.
Source citation: use either MLA or APA citation style for referencing the sources used in your paper. Be sure to include both in-text references as well as a Works Cited page (MLA style) or References page (APA style). If using APA style, the paper should also have a title page.
Further questions for consideration: Which magazine do you envision yourself writing this article for? Scientific American, Reader’s Digest, National Geographic, Time, Rolling Stone, Times Higher Education Supplement ??? Have a look at the periodical collection on the 2nd floor of the library and indicate on the title page which magazine you think your article might be most appropriate for publication.
Extra credit opportunity (5 pts): using MS Publisher or similar software, create a desktop publication of your magazine article complete with pictures, ads, illustrations, etc. Submit both a text version and the "published" version of your article.
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