JADM 435 DeVry Final Paper All Weeks



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JADM 435 DeVry Final Paper All Weeks


JADM 435 DeVry Final Paper All Weeks


JADM 435 DeVry Final Paper All Weeks

Final Paper: Issues and Topics on the U.S. Correctional System″>Objectives|″>Content|″>Requirements|″>Deliverables|″>Grading Rubrics|″>Additional hints on preparing the best possible paper|″>Milestones|″>Grading Summary|″>Best Practices

Objectives”>Back to Top

The final paper is designed to provide the student with an opportunity to research a topic of interest related to some aspect of the American correctional system. This final paper is an effort to allow students to more fully explore issues related to either correctional officials or prison inmates.

Content”>Back to Top

The final paper is worth 320 total points and will be graded on APA formatting, quality of research topic, quality of paper information, proper use of text citations, proper grammar, punctuation, usage, and sentence structure, and the deliverable components for Weeks 1, 2, 5, and 6.

There are four components to the final paper.

Title page, topic discussion, and list of 3 references

Annotated outline

Annotated bibliography

Final paper all content due

Requirements”>Back to Top

  • APA guidelines must be followed for all course component deliverables.
  • At least 6 authoritative, outside references are required for the annotated bibliography and the final paper.
  • All DeVry University policies are in effect including the plagiarism policy.
  • The final paper due Week 6 must be 8 to 10 pages of text in length, Times New Roman 12-point font, double-spaced, include a cover page, introduction or abstract, body of the report, summary or conclusion and works cited page.
  • The final paper is due at the end of Week 6 of this course.
  • Any questions about this paper may be discussed in the weekly Q&A Discussion topic or instructor email.

Deliverables”>Back to Top

Week 1: Title page, description of final paper topic, and references to three outside sources —80 points. This deliverable should include a properly formatted title and reference page and one page of text describing the topic selected, your reasons for selecting this topic and what you expect to learn from having explored this topic area.

Week 2: Annotated outline for the final paper — 80 points. Submit a polished outline for your final paper. Include in your outline a brief summary, two to three sentences, of key points for each topic area.

Week 5: Annotated bibliography for the final paper — 80 points. Your bibliography should include references to at least 6 outside sources. Also required is a one-paragraph summary of the publication and your reasoning as to why this source is important to the topic you are investigating.

Week 6: Final paper — 80 points. Submit an 8 to 10 page paper that includes a separate title and reference page. This paper should be well organized and follow the outline submitted for Week 2. It should also include the list of references, but not the annotations, submitted during Week 5. The final paper should adhere to all APA guidelines.

Grading Rubrics”>Back to Top

Week 1: Title page, topic description, and references to 3 outside sources
Description Points
Properly formatted title page 20
One page topic description 40
References to 3 outside sources 20
Total 80
Week 2: Annotated Outline
Description Points
A properly formatted outline 20
A comprehensive outline that addresses key points 40
A brief summary of key points for all main topics addressed in the outline 20
Total 80
Week 5: Annotated Bibliography
Description Points
A properly formatted bibliography 20
A one-page summary of the publication 40
Substantive reasons for selecting the article 20
Total 80
Week 6: Final Paper
Description Points
Title and/or Reference Page 20
Introduction or Abstract 40
Text or body of the paper 20
APA guidelines 10
Total 80

Additional hints on preparing the best possible paper”>Back to Top

Apply a three-step process of writing… Plan, Write, and Complete.

Prepare an outline of your research paper before you go forward.

Complete a first draft and then go back to edit, evaluate, and make any changes required.

Use visual communication to further clarify and support the written part of your report. You could use example graphs, diagrams, photographs, flowcharts, maps, drawings, animation, video clips, pictograms, tables, and Gantt charts.

Milestones”>Back to Top

  • Identify final paper topic.
  • Locate three sources of interest.
  • Develop a complete outline to include topics and subtopics.
  • Complete your literature search.
  • Develop a complete draft of your paper by Week 5.
  • Submit your final paper on or before the due date.

Grading Summary”>Back to Top

Category Points % Description
First Deliverable 80 25 Title page, topic page, 3 sources
Second Deliverable 80 25 Annotated outline
Third Deliverable 80 25 Annotated Bibliography
Final Paper 80 25 Completed course project
Total 320 100 A quality paper will meet or exceed all of the above requirements.

Best Practices”>Back to Top

  • Begin the topic selection process and your literature search on day 1.
  • Contact your instructor if you have any questions as to the appropriateness of your topic.
  • Follow APA guidelines closely.
  • If you are not familiar with APA guidelines, several publications are available for purchase and information is also available online.
  • Turn in your written assignments before the deadline.