Posted: March 3rd, 2017
Refer to the article you chose for Part II of the worksheet assignment in Week Three and describe an aspect of another culture from an emic (insider’s) perspective. You do not have to do research beyond reading your chosen article; however, if you do choose to conduct additional research make sure to use reputable statistics and/or scholarly sources to support any factual statements. Do not rely upon personal experience or opinion.
Here is an Example of Part II.
End with a concluding paragraph that reinforces your thesis. Summarize and tie together your main points for the reader. Provide a brief self-reflexive analysis of what you learned while writing this paper.
Here is an Example of Conclusion.
The Final Research Paper
Must be five to six double-spaced pages in length (excluding title page and references page, meaning it will be seven to eight pages total), and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center (see the APA Essay Checklist for Students). Must include a title page (see title page) with the following: Title of paper Student’s name Course name and number Instructor’s name Date submitted Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement. Must have well-structured body paragraphs with clear transitions from one topic to the next. Incorporate in-text citations (see In-Text Citation Guide) from your scholarly sources to support your analysis throughout the paper. Must describe an aspect of your own culture from an etic perspective for Part I. Must describe an aspect of another culture from an emic perspective for Part II. Must demonstrate a perspective of cultural relativism throughout, avoiding judgmental and opinionated language. Must end with a conclusion that that reinforces the thesis and provides a self-reflexive analysis. Must use at least one scholarly resource in addition to the textbook, the Miner article, and the article chosen from the list in Part II of the Week Three assignment. Must document all sources in APA style in the body of the paper and on the references page as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Must include a separate References Page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Here is an Example of a References Page.
As apart of my final research paper, you also need to review the Week 3 Assignment as stated in the instructions above. Week 3 Assignment Worksheet:
Please review this assignment tutorial for help filling out this worksheet.
1) Select one aspect of culture from the list. Once you’ve made your selection, please delete all other options. Education Healthcare Gender Rites of passage Religion Politics Business
2) Select a source to use for Part I of the paper. You will be using your textbook and the article by Miner for this part of the paper, but for this worksheet, include the source you found through your own research. Review the tutorial on Evaluating sources and enter your reference in the space below. Reference entry in APA format:
3) Include the reference for Part II that corresponds to the topic you’ve chosen. Copy and paste the reference entry from the table (e.g., if you chose Education, you would use the article by Jonsson for Part II).
4) Summarize the main points from each of your sources. See this guide for help with summarizing your sources. Summary of your source for Part I (include one to two paragraphs, totaling at least 300 words). Enter your summary in the space below.
Summary of your source for Part II (include one to two paragraphs, totaling at least 300 words). Enter your summary in the space below.
5) Write a working thesis statement based on your sources. See this example. Working Thesis Statement:
Final Paper Requirements (Click links below) Introduction The introduction should be one paragraph. Explain the scope of your paper and set up the topics you will cover. Everything covered in your paper should relate back to the introduction and thesis statement. Draw from what you learned while identifying thesis statements in the Week Two Locating Scholarly Resources assignment to help you craft your own thesis statement. Review your instructor’s feedback on your thesis statement from your Week Three Summarize Your Sources for the Final Research Paper assignment. View Accessing Feedback in the Gradebook to see how to reviewing your instructor’s feedback. See resources from the Ashford Writing Center on Moving from Prompt to Thesis–How to Turn a Prompt Into a Thesis and Introductions and Conclusions. Part I This section should be two- to two-and-a-half pages long. Use what you learned in the “Locating Scholarly Sources” assignment from Week Two to find your source in the Ashford University Library. Weight your discussion evenly between Parts I and II. Do not let one discussion overshadow the other. Demonstrate a culturally relativistic perspective throughout this section. Do not use opinionated or judgmental language. Use the article by Miner to guide your own description. How would an anthropologist describe the topic you’ve chosen? Use reliable sources to support your analysis. Review the Evaluating Scholarly Sources tutorial from the Ashford Library. Review the in-text citation every time you include information you learned from one of your sources. Part II This section should be two to two and a half pages in length. Use what you learned in the “Locating Scholarly Sources” assignment from Week Two to find your source in the Ashford University Library. Weight your discussion evenly between Parts I and II. Do not let one discussion overshadow the other. Demonstrate a culturally relativistic perspective throughout this section. Do not use opinionated or judgmental language. Use the article you have chosen to guide your own description. How would an anthropologist describe the topic you have chosen? Include an in-text citation every time you include information you learned from one of your sources. Conclusion Review Introductions and Conclusions. Your conclusion should be one paragraph. The conclusion should relate back to your introduction and thesis statement. Reiterate what you have covered in the paper. Incorporate some of your self-reflexive analysis from the “Self-Reflexive Journal” entry you created in Week Four.
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