Students are to complete a research paper on an aspect, issue, place, historical event, or cultural phenomena unique to San Jose and/or the surrounding region.
Please keep in mind that a research paper is similar to writing a regular essay. In the research paper, you will be required to present in writing:
The main difference between a research paper and a regular essay is that students are required to gather their own resources.
Students are required to conduct research on their own of one issue by describing and arguing or describing and showing its causes/effects. In addition, analyze and critique your topic, and offer possible solutions to end the issue/problem.
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