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Term Paper As part of the course students must write a term-paper on a vaccine, an antimicrobial or a disease caused by a microorganism and explore information provided by the CDC, WHO, and literary sources for a total of at least five resources. The term paper should include a summary of the research and provide the Web sites and references utilized for the research. Each student must have a different disease, antimicrobial or vaccine to research. The term paper must be typed with 1” margins, double spacing and a 12 point Times Roman font. The paper should also include a reference list. A minimum of five references must be utilized. The American Psychological Association format must also be utilized for the paper. The paper should be between five and seven pages in length (not including cover page, abstract, references, exhibits, etc.). The following guidelines will be utilized to grade the paper:

Content • Provides substantive and relevant development of ideas • Provides logical, accurate, and sufficient level of detail • Demonstrates an in depth understanding of the ideas in the assigned reading and critically evaluates/responds to those ideas in an analytical, persuasive manner. • Has appropriate references 65%

Organization • Creates a clearly identifiable introduction, body, and conclusion. • Provides unified paragraph structure–each paragraph develops only one central idea. • Utilizes APA format 20%

Language • Incorporates appropriate medical terminology, avoids irrelevant and redundant words, phrases and other distracting information and has appropriate spelling; • Avoids errors in sentence boundaries such as fused sentences and sentence fragments • Avoids plagiarism; uses paraphrase and quotes skillfully 5%

Presentation • Clear and logical • Creative and interesting • Effectively relies information 10%