Summarize the main point or arguments of each scholarly source.

Select an issue or problem that you wish to investigate critically. Include your introduction that explains the context of the issue. From this introduction, formulate a question or thesis

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on the issue so that your research has a clear and cogent direction.

Use Paul and Elder’s (2012) intellectual standards to find a topic or problem that is clear, relevant, significant, and precise.

Now, construct an annotated bibliography

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that addresses the problem or issue through scholarly sources. See this page

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for a good overview of how an annotated bibliography should be constructed and for an annotated bibliography example.

Your annotated bibliography should include the following:

Title page: Include your name, date, the title of annotated bibliography, and class
Introduction
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: provide a two-paragraph introduction that frames the issue or problem carefully
Annotations
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: Summarize the main point or arguments of each scholarly source. What are the main arguments? What is the point of this book or article? What topics are covered? If someone asked what this article/book is about, what would you say? After summarizing a source, it may be helpful to evaluate it. Is it a useful source? How does it compare with other sources in your bibliography? Is the information reliable? Is this source biased or objective? What is the goal of this source? Each annotation should be roughly one or two paragraphs in length.
Conclusion
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: Provide a few paragraphs to conclude your annotated bibliography. Reflect on your issue or problem and how the sources informed your thinking. What have you learned? How can you apply the intellectual standards to your subject to think clearly? What assumptions did you take into the project—how were these assumptions challenged?
References Page

Your paper should be 6-8 pages in length, organized with headings and subheadings, include APA in-text citations and a reference list and conform with CSU-Global Guide to Writing and APA Requirements

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Multiculturalism in America paper

Details:

Your annotated bibliography should include a minimum of 10 scholarly sources that are not required or recommended readings for this course. The CSU-Global Library
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is a good place to find these sources.
You may write in the first person for the Final Portfolio.
Your paper should be 7-8 pages in length and formatted according to the CSU-Global Guide to Writing & APA
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Refer to the Revision Checklist
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for an overview of items to consider as you add final polish to your draft.
If you need assistance with your writing style or you need writing tips or tutorials, visit the CSU-Global Writing Center

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. Review the grading rubric to see how you will be graded for this assignment.

 

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