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PPA 604 Week 6 Assignment

September 25, 2015

PPA 604 Week 6 Assignment is available for $15 only !



Research Paper

The final assignment for this course is a research paper.  This paper will reflect comprehensive understanding of key concepts that have been discussed during this course.  This assignment will provide you with the opportunity to apply related urban planning concepts in an academic paper.  The Research Paper will contribute 25% to the course grade.

Focus of the Research Paper
The Research Paper will be based on the urban planning topic selected in the ‘Research Paper Proposal’ assignment from Week Two.  The research paper should provide a comprehensive analysis that highlights the key issues related to the selected topic.  This could include (but is not limited to) a discussion covering the historical background and contemporary issues related to the paper topic.  It would also be advantageous to discuss the plausible political issues that urban planners could potentially encounter and the potential consequences that result from decision-making.  Be sure to incorporate key concepts into the research paper that have been discussed during this course.

Writing the Research Paper
The Paper:

  • Must be 10- to 12- double-spaced pages in length, exclusive of Appendix, References, Exhibits, etc. and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the approved style guide.
  • Must include a cover page that includes:
    • Name of paper
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted
  • Must include an introductory paragraph with a succinct thesis statement.
  • Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.
  • Must conclude with a restatement of the thesis and a conclusion paragraph.
  • Must use at least 10 professional resources, including a minimum of two from ProQuest.
  • Must use APA style as outlined in the approved APA style guide to document all sources.
  • Must include, on the final page, a Reference List that is completed according to APA style as outlined in the approved APA style guide.

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