Final Research Paper Topic
Review the Final Research Paper instruction located in Week 5. For this week’s assignment, you must:
Summarize the topic of the Final Research Paper. The following are approved research topics:
The use of national intelligence assets by law enforcement—the checks and balances
Immigration and border security issues—the state and federal perspectives
Future terrorist threats to critical infrastructure or public events
Analysis of the effectiveness of the National Response Framework (NRF) and the National Incident Management System (NIMS) when responding to disasters
Compose an introduction and thesis statement for the topic selected.
Develop three questions to answer or address while researching the topic of the Final Research Paper. (You do not need to answer the questions, but the questions should show the direction of your research.)
The Final Research Paper Topic assignment
Must be two to three pages in length (excluding the title and reference pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center (Links to an external site.).
Must include a cover page (Links to an external site.) with the following:
Title of paper
Course name and number
Must include an introductory paragraph with a succinct thesis statement. The thesis must be in both the introduction and the conclusion.
Must use at least two scholarly sources or government sources in addition to the course text.
Must document all sources in APA style (Links to an external site.) as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style (Links to an external site.) as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
Carefully review the Grading Rubric (Links to an external site.) for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.