ENG215: Research And Writing Research Proposal – Thesis, Major Points, and Plan
Select a topic on which your persuasive writing paper will be focused.
Should state and local governments provide health insurance only for retirees who have served 20 years in government service?
Write a one to two (1-2) page research proposal in which you:
Identify the topic you selected and explain two (2) reasons for using it.
Include a defensible, relevant thesis statement in the first paragraph.
Describe three (3) major characteristics of your audience (official position, decision-making power, current view on topic, other important characteristic).
Describe the paper’s scope and outline the major sections.
Identify and explain the questions to be answered.
Explain your research plan, including the methods of researching and organizing research.
Document at least three (3) primary sources and three (3) secondary sources. Use credible, academic sources available through Strayer University’s Resource Center. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.