The Resolution

  • Essay 60%
    • This is the culminating document for all of your research and writing up to this point.
      • This essay should be approximately 7-10 pages long
      • It should include at least 10 in-text citations (from at least 5 scholarly sources)
      • It should follow the style guidelines already established for your class
      • It should include a Reference List or Works Cited page, as per APA or MLA guidelines
      • It should argue for a reasonable resolution to an ongoing conflict, supported by the research you have done so far.
    • Use this checklist to double check that you've included everything!
  • Presentation 20%
    • The First Year Celebration is where you will present your argument to your peers
    • You will be graded on your ability to effectively represent your argument in a visual format
  • Evidence 10%
    • 4 pieces of writing evidence
      • each piece of writing evidence should represent a different part of the writing process
    • 1 piece of presentation evidence
      • this should demonstrate something about your understanding of visual rhetoric and how you incorporated it into your presentation
  • Reflective Overview 10%
    • sections 516 and 517, be sure to check Jon's page for seminar details!