phase 3

The Revised Research Proposal
The Revised Research Proposal has Karl very excited. This is Phase 3 of our five-phased major course project, and after this, we’re ready to conduct actual field research (Karl probably thinks that means a field trip!).
This assignment prepares you to enter the fields of Rhetoric/Literacy as researchers as you develop your own unique semester-long Literacy research project. 
The Bad News
Time is growing short, and there is much writing to do. 
You will feel pressed for time as we combine revisions from the two previous major assignments with a new research design and timeline, plus complete the last of your CITI training modules. 
If it’s stressing you out, you are not alone–but you can do it. 
The Good News
There’s a lot of good news!

First, because of the way this class is scaffolded, the content from this assignment will contain almost entirely content which you’ve already created.

However, that content must be formatted correctly and heavily revised and polished. 

Second, USE THE TEMPLATE  Download USE THE TEMPLATE.

Every new phased assignment has a new template that will do much of the formatting for you and supply additional instruction.Use it. I mean it. 

Third, although this phase becomes more hectic, it’s also so much easier and a lot more fun. By the week after you have submitted this assignment, you will be entering the field to conduct your own research in your own way, and this assignment helps to prepare you for that by creating a sanctionable plan for that research. 

This major assignment will also contribute to content on the next major assignment, your Scholarly Article, and finally, your Portfolio & Reflection. 
 Materials

To assure you meet the required APA formatting, you MUST download and use this Assignment Template. Download Assignment Template.
Your draft must be submitted as a Word doc. Please install MS Office if you have not already. It’s free! (link in syllabus)
You must also submit your CITI Training modules, due with this assignment. 
Also, don’t forget to USE THE ASSIGNMENT TEMPLATE Download TEMPLATE

 
  The Prompt
For important details, additional information, and to properly format your Revised Research Proposal, you must download and use this Revised Research Proposal Template  Download Revised Research Proposal Template.
Yes, I’m repeating myself. But I guarantee a few of you will still not use the template  Download use the template.
As mentioned above and in THE TEMPLATE THAT YOU MUST USE  Download THE TEMPLATE THAT YOU MUST USE, your submission of the Revised Research Proposal has many components already pre-written—THESE COMPONENTS SHOULD BE SIGNIFICANTLY REVISED FOR CONTENT, STYLE, ACCURACY, QUOTE INCORPORATION, AND YOUR UPDATED UNDERSTANDING OF YOUR RESEARCH PROJECT. 
Sorry about yelling. I just want to make sure those in the back can hear me.
To have it handy for reference as you write, you may also wish to download and save this Assignment Prompt Download Assignment Prompt
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