This week, you will write a short paper on the topic of what constitutes quality academic or scholarly writing—which will include a discussion of the challenges that novice writers face. It may be a good idea to start by considering some questions related to the topic.
What are the qualities of good academic writing?
Why is quality academic writing important?
What are some of the challenges faced by novice scholarly writers?
What is plagiarism?
Why is academic integrity important?
Use the various resources provided this week to help you develop the paper. This should be an APA-style paper with a title page, an introduction, a series of sections using main headings (based on the five questions listed above), and a developed conclusion. Remember to paraphrase information from the resources (using appropriate citations) and keep direct quotations to a minimum (no more than one for a short paper). Use the Activity 1 paper template provided this week to help with the assignment.
Length: 3-4 pages, not including title and reference pages
Resources: Include a minimum of 3 scholarly resources, you may use the suggested readings or other appropriate scholarly resources