For this assignment, each student will write a paper that involves either extensive interviews with a person with a disability or an application of the principles of this course to at least two current events involving disability and/or people with disabilities. In this paper, students will integrate information from class readings and discussions with what they learn from the interviews or additional readings. The paper will synthesize academic material with the experiences of a person(s) with a disability. A brief proposal that provides the subject to be discussed, the person to be interviewed or the books to be utilized will be due on April 2, 2017. If you would like to get started on your paper before then, your proposal may be submitted at any time. However, please do not begin work on your paper until your proposal has been approved.
Format Requirements for Applied Final Project:
Font = 12 point; Arial or Times New Roman. Line spacing 2.0. If you do not adhere to this format, points will be deducted.
The paper will be 8 10 pages in length not including the abstract or references.
Please use in-text citations in American Psychological Association (APA) style, as shown in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. To review APA style, see https://www.umuc.edu/library/citationguides.html, or a manual on APA style. List all documents used in a bibliography at the end of your paper, and follow bibliographic formatting as shown in UMUCs Guide to Writing and Research, or in the APA style guide mentioned above.
Be sure to use appropriate language; do NOT use colloquial language; this is an official written assignment.
Grammar and spelling are important to this assignment.