The final paper will be a 1,250- to 1,500-word research paper discussing your chosen topic
|Benchmark – Contemporary Issues in Science and Technology Section 4: Final Paper|
Refer to the “Contemporary Issues in Science and Technology Research Guide,” located in the Course Materials, for complete instructions.
Benchmark – Section 4: Final Paper
The final paper will be a 1,250- to 1,500-word research paper discussing your chosen topic. It is expected that all sources be credible, with a minimum of five peer reviewed articles. The final paper must include the following:
- Abstract: Provide an overview of what the final paper is about. The abstract should be approximately 120 words in length; in-text citations should be excluded in this section.
- The final paper should include the information required in Section 1: Topic Selection, Problem Statement, and Metrics; Section 2: Analysis; and Section 3: Possible Feasible Solution, with evidence of improvement based on feedback from the instructor.
- In addition to solution and the process to get there, explain what is needed to implement the solution. In particular, what resources will be needed, including materials, technology, and people (who is needed on the team to implement and what roles will they play). Explain clearly how they will work together.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is required. All citations must be in APA format.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Refer to the LopesWrite Technical Support articles for assistance.
This benchmark assignment assesses the following programmatic competencies:
BS Information Technology
BS Information Technology with an Emphasis in Cybersecurity
BS Computer Programming
BS Computer Science with an Emphasis in Big Data Analytics
BS Software Engineering
BS Biomedical Engineering
BS Electrical Engineering
BS Mechanical Engineering
BS Electrical Engineering Technology
BS Mechanical Engineering Technology
BS Engineering with an Emphasis in Robotics
3.1/4.1/5.1: Analyze the social and professional context of information technology and computing, and adhere to ethical codes of conduct.
3.2/4.2/5.2: Research the historical, social, professional, ethical and legal aspects of a discipline.
3.3/4.3/5.3: Articulate and demonstrate how teamwork is integrated a discipline and how it supports an organization