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Chris Tusa, Louisiana writer, Dirty Little Angels, Haunted Bones, southern fiction writer, southern gothic fiction writer

Chris Tusa, Louisiana writer, Dirty Little Angels, Haunted Bones, southern fiction writer, southern gothic fiction writer ENGLISH 2002 - RESEARCH PROPOSAL

For Portfolio #1, I'd like you to examine a particular field (or fields) of study, namely by completing a research project that focuses specifically on the particular profession.  In preparation for this project, I'd like you to begin by devising a proposal that identifies the field (or fields) of study you intend to investigate and that details the kinds of sources (and content) you'd like to include in the project. Remember, the research project will include any combination of 10 articles, (websites, book chapters, brochures, etc.) all of which relate in some way to your chosen profession. You also must include at least two personal interviews. Possible topics include preparing for the profession, possibilities for promotion within your chosen profession, future outlook of your chosen profession, training and/or qualifications required for the particular profession, nature of the work, etc. 

Below are three samples of the types of sources former students have included in their research projects. Please note that examples only include 6 sources (the finished project must include 10 sources):

Sample #1 (Researching 1 Field)

Topic: Accounting

Sample #2 (Researching 2 Fields)

Topic: Marketing vs. Finance

How to Prepare for the CPA Exam A Career as a Financial Manager
Alternative Careers in Accounting Why Choose a Career in Marketing
Getting a Master's Degree in Accounting New Trends in Finance
Interview with John Cashion: CPA Interview with Lisa Pete: Financial Manager
Interview with Peter Levitt: Accountant Interviews with Mark Foret: Financial Planner
How Enron Changed the Face of Accounting Emerging Fields in Marketing

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Sample #3 (Researching an Entire Industry)

Topic: A Career in Medicine

 
Careers in Anesthesiology  
Preparing for Nursing School  
Interview with Lisa Gautreaux: OBGYN  
Interview with Pamela Crawford: RN  
Interview with Cynthia Cole: Nurse Practitioner  

Preparing for the MCAT

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The finished research proposal should include the following information:

Introduction

• What field/fields do you plan to investigate for your research project?
• What topics of information are you interested in (the general field, graduate school, salary trends)?

Body

• What specific sources do you plan to use (point to specific sources and briefly summarize them)
• Who do you plan to interview?
• Why would you like to interview these individuals?

Conclusion

• What do you hope to accomplish by completing this project?
• What are the possible benefits of completing the project?

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