California Sexual/Gender Education
for G.E. area ID.
6-8 pages, double-spaced, 12-point font, APA
In this assignment, you are encouraged to look at the overall structure of the Gender & Sexuality in Education class and choose a topic that relates specifically to one of the various segments. You can take this assignment in many different directions. Evaluation for this assignment is based on thoughtful engagement with topics/issues and in-depth scholarly research.
Key things to keep in mind
This is a research paper, not a personal essay.
Needs to have a defined and clear thesis. A thesis is an argument.
Every argument or point made needs to be backed up by sources or evidence.
Needs to have a clear introduction, main body, and conclusion
The paper MUST BE IN PROPER APA FORMAT
Must have a title page and proper page headings
Must have a work cited page
Must have proper in-text citations
You MUST use a minimum of 2 class resources & 2 outside ACADEMIC sources
Academic sources include journal articles, government reports, or academic books (not news reports, blogs, fiction, or film).
You can use as many additional sources you want (a ‘good’ research paper of this length normally has 8-10 sources)
You are required to have submitted (and received professor approval on) a research proposal
Any paper submitted without an approved proposal will not be graded!
Any paper submitted with a topic that does not match its professor approved proposal will not be graded!