Exploratory Project #1 (EP-1)
Rough drafts (2 topics) due Wednesday by midnight, Week 3
Final draft (1 topic) due Sunday by midnight, Week 3*
Considering the breadth of possible topics, draft a topic proposal on two food-related subjects of interest to you. Keep in mind that you will be spending the rest of the quarter researching and writing about one of them. This exercise should help you determine which course of action is best. Please note that I am asking you to draft two proposals for peer-review, but you will only submit one for the final paper.
As you write this proposal, write to an audience of University faculty who are planning to support ten research projects. Write persuasively about the plan for your research and the impact it will have on the local/DU community.
When writing your proposals, consider the key features of a successful topic proposal (Bullock’s “Topic Proposals” for more detailed explanation of elements 1–4):
Additionally, each proposal should
Assessment rubric: EP-1 Rubric.pdf
Student sample: EP-1 student sample.pdf