Topic: Global Perspective of Water and Sanitation Shortages

 

You can cover in this paper whatever you like as long it’s in regards to examining the impact of Water and Sanitation Shortages from a GOLBAL (Do not reference anything LOCAL) Perspective. It’s a very slippery slope between local and global so please be precise and careful. The completed paper should be ten to fourteen pages (MAXIMUM) in length and properly cited in APA Format. Grading criteria is below.

 

KEY COMPONENTS:

 

Your work should demonstrate that you are able to express your ideas clearly and logically. Things that I will be looking for in your writing are listed below:

 

  • A Table of Contents
  • An Executive Summary
  • A clear thesis statement
  • A well organized line of thought
  • Well developed, supporting paragraphs
  • Specific and relevant details
  • Good sentence structure
  • Logical transitions
  • Good word choice
  • Correct, standard English usage

 

Attribution of sources (in the form of footnoted or endnotes where applicable)

 

Grading Criteria

 

Criteria

Points

Paper Body: Abstract

·         Abstract is comprehensive summary of content

5

Paper Body: Introduction

·         Accurately, clearly, and completely states a central purpose of the entire paper

5

Paper Body: Context

·         Accurately, clearly, and identifies the variety of factors that create the unique international issue’s context

6

Paper Body: Analysis – International Issue Causes

·         Accurately, clearly, and completely deconstructs the background and causal conditions associated with the international issue – stating/using facts and not opinions

6

Paper Body: Analysis – Stakeholders/Those Impacted

·         Provides compelling supporting arguments, evidence, examples and details examining the variety of stakeholders impacted by the international issue

5

Paper Body: Analysis – Positive/Negative Implications

·         Provides compelling supporting arguments, evidence, examples, and details reflectively evaluating the pros/cons or positive/negative implicationsassociated with the international issue – stating/using facts and not opinions

6

Paper Body: Analysis – Short-term Future Considerations

·         Provides compelling supporting arguments, evidence, examples and details by considering the short-term implications associated with the international issue – stating/using facts and not opinions

5

Paper Body: Analysis – Long-term Future Considerations

·         Provides compelling supporting arguments, evidence, examples and details by considering the long-term implications associated with the international issue – stating/using facts and not opinions

5

Paper Body: Conclusion

·         Posits a logical, informed, and integrated formal conclusion to the issue analysis based on their complete assessment of the international issue. Concluding thoughts should flow from the facts presented and not be opinion, speculation, and/or conjecture

6

Paper Content: Integrates Course Theory AND Outside Research

·         Applies the relevant course work/theory – embedded in the context of the discussion – to completely and accurately to inform on the international issue.

6

Synthesis and Insight:

·         Information gathered is effectively synthesized, incorporating all relevant theories, ideas, perspectives, and student insight.

 

6

Organization:

·         Professionally articulates the thoughtful, in-depth and informative content of the international issue

5

Paper Format: Organization of the paper includes and/or does NOT include:

·         Written content that is appropriate, logical

·         Clear introduction, body and conclusion

·         Appropriate headings

·         Table of Contents that includes page numbers

·         Table of Contents that is NOT in outline format (avoids use of Roman numerals or letters)

·         Consistent font and type (12 pt. Times Roman, Arial, or Calibri)

·         Does not exceed the 14 page maximum limit

·         Does not use pronouns (I, me, we, et.al.)

10

Source Quality:

·         All information is gathered from sources that are reliable, relevant, and verifiable

·         Sources do not include open source references such as Wikipedia

4

Supporting Evidence:

·         Compelling critical and authoritative evidence is provided to support claims and perspectives

·         Pictures, graphs, charts, tables have title above and source below

4

APA Formatting – Citations

All sources are incorporated and attributed in the appropriate format in the body (citations).

·         Proper use of italics (books, journals) or quotes (articles)

·         Lines 2+ are indented

·         Retrieval date NOT cited in citation – not convention in 6th edition APA

4

APA Formatting – Reference Page

All sources are incorporated and attributed in the appropriate format in the reference page.

·         Alphabetical order

·         All in-text citations are listed on reference page

4

Wording and Construction:

·         Word choice is appropriate for the assignment: precise, vivid vocabulary; variety of sentence types; consistent and appropriate point of view and tone.

4

Writing Mechanics:

·         Standard grammar, spelling, and punctuation throughout without detracting from comprehension or the writer’s credibility.

·         Consistent font and type (12 pt. Times Roman, Arial, or Calibri)

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Topic: Global Perspective of Water and Sanitation Shortages

 

You can cover in this paper whatever you like as long it’s in regards to examining the impact of Water and Sanitation Shortages from a GOLBAL (Do not reference anything LOCAL) Perspective. It’s a very slippery slope between local and global so please be precise and careful. The completed paper should be ten to fourteen pages (MAXIMUM) in length and properly cited in APA Format. Grading criteria is below.

 

KEY COMPONENTS:

 

Your work should demonstrate that you are able to express your ideas clearly and logically. Things that I will be looking for in your writing are listed below:

 

  • A Table of Contents
  • An Executive Summary
  • A clear thesis statement
  • A well organized line of thought
  • Well developed, supporting paragraphs
  • Specific and relevant details
  • Good sentence structure
  • Logical transitions
  • Good word choice
  • Correct, standard English usage

 

Attribution of sources (in the form of footnoted or endnotes where applicable)

 

Grading Criteria

 

Criteria

Points

Paper Body: Abstract

·         Abstract is comprehensive summary of content

5

Paper Body: Introduction

·         Accurately, clearly, and completely states a central purpose of the entire paper

5

Paper Body: Context

·         Accurately, clearly, and identifies the variety of factors that create the unique international issue’s context

6

Paper Body: Analysis – International Issue Causes

·         Accurately, clearly, and completely deconstructs the background and causal conditions associated with the international issue – stating/using facts and not opinions

6

Paper Body: Analysis – Stakeholders/Those Impacted

·         Provides compelling supporting arguments, evidence, examples and details examining the variety of stakeholders impacted by the international issue

5

Paper Body: Analysis – Positive/Negative Implications

·         Provides compelling supporting arguments, evidence, examples, and details reflectively evaluating the pros/cons or positive/negative implicationsassociated with the international issue – stating/using facts and not opinions

6

Paper Body: Analysis – Short-term Future Considerations

·         Provides compelling supporting arguments, evidence, examples and details by considering the short-term implications associated with the international issue – stating/using facts and not opinions

5

Paper Body: Analysis – Long-term Future Considerations

·         Provides compelling supporting arguments, evidence, examples and details by considering the long-term implications associated with the international issue – stating/using facts and not opinions

5

Paper Body: Conclusion

·         Posits a logical, informed, and integrated formal conclusion to the issue analysis based on their complete assessment of the international issue. Concluding thoughts should flow from the facts presented and not be opinion, speculation, and/or conjecture

6

Paper Content: Integrates Course Theory AND Outside Research

·         Applies the relevant course work/theory – embedded in the context of the discussion – to completely and accurately to inform on the international issue.

6

Synthesis and Insight:

·         Information gathered is effectively synthesized, incorporating all relevant theories, ideas, perspectives, and student insight.

 

6

Organization:

·         Professionally articulates the thoughtful, in-depth and informative content of the international issue

5

Paper Format: Organization of the paper includes and/or does NOT include:

·         Written content that is appropriate, logical

·         Clear introduction, body and conclusion

·         Appropriate headings

·         Table of Contents that includes page numbers

·         Table of Contents that is NOT in outline format (avoids use of Roman numerals or letters)

·         Consistent font and type (12 pt. Times Roman, Arial, or Calibri)

·         Does not exceed the 14 page maximum limit

·         Does not use pronouns (I, me, we, et.al.)

10

Source Quality:

·         All information is gathered from sources that are reliable, relevant, and verifiable

·         Sources do not include open source references such as Wikipedia

4

Supporting Evidence:

·         Compelling critical and authoritative evidence is provided to support claims and perspectives

·         Pictures, graphs, charts, tables have title above and source below

4

APA Formatting – Citations

All sources are incorporated and attributed in the appropriate format in the body (citations).

·         Proper use of italics (books, journals) or quotes (articles)

·         Lines 2+ are indented

·         Retrieval date NOT cited in citation – not convention in 6th edition APA

4

APA Formatting – Reference Page

All sources are incorporated and attributed in the appropriate format in the reference page.

·         Alphabetical order

·         All in-text citations are listed on reference page

4

Wording and Construction:

·         Word choice is appropriate for the assignment: precise, vivid vocabulary; variety of sentence types; consistent and appropriate point of view and tone.

4

Writing Mechanics:

·         Standard grammar, spelling, and punctuation throughout without detracting from comprehension or the writer’s credibility.

·         Consistent font and type (12 pt. Times Roman, Arial, or Calibri)

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