In accordance with the UMGC Academic Policy, notes taken for papers and research projects should accurately record sources of material to be cited, appropriately quoted, paraphrased or summarized, and papers and research projects should acknowledge these sources in the appropriate places in the text of the paper as well as in a reference list at the end of the paper, in accordance with accepted citation practices. No more than 20% of the text of the paper should be made up of quotes.

Words: 327
Pages: 2
Subject: Research Writing

The Term Paper should be about 4-5 or more double-spaced typewritten pages (plus tables and graphs)

Your specific assignment for the paper is stated in the file posted in Content – Syllabus – on the right side of the screen.

Format of the Paper is stated in Project Description:

In accordance with the UMGC Academic Policy, notes taken for papers and research projects should accurately record sources of material to be cited, appropriately quoted, paraphrased or summarized, and papers and research projects should acknowledge these sources in the appropriate places in the text of the paper as well as in a reference list at the end of the paper, in accordance with accepted citation practices. No more than 20% of the text of the paper should be made up of quotes.

Rubric for the Term Paper is posted as a separate file in Content – Syllabus – on the right side of the screen.

Please note that starting from the Fall 2020 semester the UMGC moved to the 7th Edition of the APA Style. The links to the 7th Edition of the APA Style methodology are posted in Content Course Resources Writing Resources.