Identify a problem found in your personal or professional life, a problem for which you can form a viable solution. Write a persuasive research based essay using at least 4 sources and APA citation format.

WHAT: Identify a problem found in your personal or professional life, a problem for which you can form a viable solution.

Write a persuasive research based essay using at least 4 sources and APA citation format. The essay must identify the problem and then lead readers to consider or accept a reasonable solution

Problem: Can’t get into required classes at school

Solution: Make them large lecture courses; make them online courses; give priority to majors; allow some courses to be taken at other schools for transfer credits

 

 

INTRO:

HOOK – QUOTE, STATISTIC, DIALOGUE, ANECDOTE

REVEAL TOPIC – (IN THIS ESSAY, YOUR TOPIC IS THE PROBLEM AT HAND)

BACKGROUND INFORMATION – RELEVANT INFO ABOUT YOUR TOPIC (1 or 2)

THESIS: [Because students can’t get into required classes at school], [Universities should offer larger lecture courses, online courses, and different locations for students to get into classes they desire.]

 

BODY P. #1: larger lecture courses are good because it allows more students to be able to attend a class.

TOPIC SENTENCE – INTRODUCES FIRST THESIS POINT

OBSERVATION: observation (what occurred)

ANALYSIS (what I thought about it)

TRANSITION (tie in larger lectures to online courses) while lager classes allow for more students to attend, online class allow an infinite amount of students to attend a class.

 

BODY P. #2: online courses

TOPIC SENTENCE – INTRODUCES SECOND THESIS POINT

OBSERVATION

ANALYSIS

TRANSITION

 

BODY P. #3: different locations

REPEAT

CONCLUSION:

NOW WHAT? – WHAT SHOULD HAPPEN NOW THAT THE READER KNOWS YOUR SOLUTION

SO WHAT? – WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO KNOW THIS TOPIC AND ITS SOLUTION

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