Term Paper HPR 178-Imaginary Disease

Assignment:

Throughout the semester you have been word-building. Many of those words that you built were correct words and some were not. In this presentation you will portray a doctor at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that has recently discovered a ‘new’ disease using the words that you created in class. The Journal of New and Interesting Idiopathic Disease (JNIID) has invited you to present their conference about your newfound disease. They are interested in the disease origin, transmission, symptoms that accompany the disease, disease progression, and how you, at the CDC, plan to develop a cure.

Paper Guidelines:

All references in APA format (https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/)

Required Layout:

  • Disease origin
  • Transmission
  • Symptoms
  • Disease progression
  • Treatment
  • A cure, if any

HPR 178 Term Paper Rubric

Meets expectations

Meets some expectations

Does not meet expectations

Length

5-6 pages

3-4 pages

1- 3 pages

30 points

20 points

10 points

Medical Terms

Paper included 30+ different medical terms; terms are spelled and used correctly within the paper.

Paper included 20-29 different medical terms; terms are spelled and used correctly within the paper.

Paper included 10-20 different medical terms; terms are spelled and used correctly within the paper.

30 points

20 points

10 points

Layout

All the required layout components are within the paper and in the correct order

Missing 1 required layout components and/or they are not in the correct order

Missing 1+ required layout components and/or they are not in the correct order

15 points

10 points

5 point

Quality

Research paper is organized and well written and contains no grammatical errors

Research paper is organized and well written but contains 1-3 grammatical errors

Research paper is not well written and contain 4-7 grammatical errors

10 points

5 points

0 point

References

All sources are listed in accordance to APA format

Missing sources and/or not in proper APA format

No sources listed

15 points

10 points

0 point

Possible points: 100

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