A research paper for this capstone course would consist of a focused topic, time period or subject in Communication. You would then compose a 10-12 page research paper (not including title page) in APA format that addresses the following:
•Topic/Introduction and Thesis Statement: State the purpose of your research paper clearly.What is the main reason you are writing the paper? Is this a factual report, a comparison, or an analysis of a topic or event in Communication? Explain the major points and/or arguments you plan to cover in your paper and why readers should be interested in your topic.
•Body: Present your evidence that supports your topic and or argument.
•Literature Review: 10-15 scholarly references in annotated bibliography format that supports your topic and leads you to further research.
•Conclusion: Summarize your topic and argument. Explain why you have come to this particular conclusion.
working thesis is: The stereotypical portrayal of women in advertising negatively impacts how women are treated in the workplace.