The primary goal of your final assignment is to critically analyze the specific topic you have chosen regarding American national government.
You have been preparing for this final assignment each week by constructing an Annotated Bibliography (Week 2) and a detailed outline of the Final Paper’s main points (Week 3) in which you focused on the following:
In addition, you have read the course text and course readings, reviewed videos, and researched additional material for each week’s assignments and this paper. This week, you will put all of those outlines, readings, reviews, and research together to evaluate policy making and government program administration into one Final Paper.
As we wrap up our course, reflect on what you have learned about the key structures, systems, roles, and processes that embody our national government. Think about the strengths and weaknesses, advantages and disadvantages, and positive and negative impacts of these aspects of our democracy. Use what you have learned so far to evaluate a specific policy of our national government and recommend ways to enhance what works and repair what is not working well. It is important that your Final Paper utilizes your previous research and assignments, including the feedback that you received from the Ashford Writing Center in Week 4. The assignment should also showcase what you have learned in the course. While your previous assignments will serve as a strong base for this assignment, it is very important that you implement feedback from your instructor and the Ashford Writing Center, as well as further expand on the material. Appropriate transitions and headings are needed to ensure a cohesive Final Paper.
The Final Paper should utilize the POL201 Final Paper template and be at least six pages in length (not including title page and references) and based on your previously submitted assignments. It is important to utilize APA Style Elements headings for major sections of your paper in order to ensure that the paper is easy to follow.
Scaffold your paper around the following outline:
The Final Paper Assignment
Kawi, you have a good topic and good interest, but work much more on execution. See my comments. Only one of your articles is suitable for the paper. You didn’t follow the template closely. There are four required areas of the paper. What are they? I don’t see evidence of any of them except indirectly. You need also to cite and quote properly, as your similarity report is 44%. Review paraphrasing and direct quotation rules, as I expect them to be followed.
Basic – Identifies a specific policy that somewhat focuses on an aspect of U.S. government and partially addresses the four components in the instructions as the focus for the Final Paper. Relevant details are missing and/or unclear.
Below Expectations – Attempts to explain the policy and its importance; however, the explanation is significantly underdeveloped.
Below Expectations – Identifies one source that support and relate to the specific policy.
Below Expectations – Attempts to develop a paragraph for each of the four sources identified explaining the source’s significance regarding the policy; however, significant details are missing.
Basic – Displays basic comprehension of syntax and mechanics, such as spelling and grammar. Written work contains a few errors which may slightly distract the reader.
Basic – Exhibits limited knowledge of APA formatting throughout the paper. However, layout does not meet all APA requirements.
Overall Grade: 6.7
4. Affordable You need an article/s that discuss the historical and constitutional background to the ACA, more than an article about the ACA itself.
The only article my prof. said was good is this one from week 2 paper
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