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Focus of the Final Paper
This paper should be an objective evaluation of a situation or a problem you or someone you know has experienced here at the University or a suggestion for a change to a university process or a procedure that could improve a service the university provides to its students. You will be required to do some research to complete this paper. You should also incorporate the persuasive techniques you studied in this course. An outline of this proposal is due in Week Three, and the proposal itself is due in Week Five. Your proposal must be properly formatted in A.P.A. style and must be two to three pages in length (excluding title and reference pages).
The following are specific requirements for this assignment:
1. This assignment should be a planning proposal, as defined in our text, Technical Communication. The purpose of the proposal is to provide a solution to a problem or suggestions for improvement of a situation.
2. Assume that the audience for this proposal will be Ashford University administration.
3. Your proposal should fulfill the basic persuasive tasks outlined in Chapter Twenty-One of the text.
4. Your proposal should employ the persuasive techniques discussed in Chapter Four of the text.
5. Your proposal should have a clear introduction, body, and conclusion that are appropriately labeled with these headings.
6. Your proposal should have a properly formatted A.P.A. title page. (You do not need a Table of Contents.)
7. Your proposal should have a properly formatted A.P.A. reference page with at least two scholarly sources that support the problem or your suggestion/recommendation.