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The Research Essay requires you to conduct research on both sides of an issue from the choices listed below. This essay should cover both the pros and cons of one of these controversial issues. The essay will be four to five pages in length and employ APA format.

Follow these guidelines to write your Argumentative Research Essay:

  • Choose one of the following topics:
    • Social media’s influence on American culture
    • Common core state standards in education
    • Dependence on technology
    • Advertising’s effects on the roles of women
    • Alternative energy
    • Sleep
  • Include an APA title page
  • Include a running header
  • Be objective and avoid using “I,” “me,” “you,” “we,” or “us.”
  • Be sure to use the Writing Tips page to help with your APA formatting.  Use your sources to support your thesis statement and argument, but make sure to show the reader the other side of your argument to avoid being biased.