Assignment 3: Topic Selection Memo IntroductionÂ For the remainder of this course
Assignment 3: Topic Selection Memo IntroductionFor the remainder of this course you will work with ONE topic of your own choosing. Considering this topic you will complete academic research to investigate the issue compose a formal academic research paper to an academic audience and translate the argument into a medium suitable for a popular audience. This work will span the remainder of the course. First though you will propose your topic in a memo to your instructor. Since youll be working with a topic for the rest of the course please choose a topic wisely. Choose something that you feel passionately about. Choose something you can invest yourself in.Your topic must be academic in nature (so not an argument that Coke is better than Pepsi) and it needs tobereachable. This must also be a debatable topic so you should see at least two clear sides to the issue.Additionally you should choose something you can work with in a 4-5 page argument so dont try to tackle a broad topic such as gun control abortion or social media. Instead select a NARROW and FOCUSED topic youcancoverthoroughlyin1 000words. The Assignment Your memo will be four paragraphs: Identify your topic and why it is relevant in todays culture. Discuss your personal connection to the topic including any potential biases or obstacles. Discuss what information you need to gather about this topic in order to make a logical effective argument. Identify possible opposition to your argument and discuss how you might convince someone who opposes you. Resources Memo Template Memo Template “ Alternative Formats Acceptable Length Four complete paragraphs; approximately one page in memo format Formatting Requirements Follow the Memo Template. Use one-inch margins. Use 12-point Times New Roman font. Use single line spacing in the document. Double space between paragraphs.