Problem-Solution

FOLLOW! Prompt: The uses and abuses of technology and media—from smart phones to social networks—seem to be on everyone’s mind. Write a proposal argument about some pressing dilemma caused by the digital age that is changing (ruining?) our lives. The majority of the paper should focus on the specific solutions you propose to solve the problem. You might want to explain how to bring traditional instructors into the digital age or establish etiquette for people who walk in traffic using handheld electronic devices. Or maybe you want to keep parents off of social networks. Or maybe you have a great idea for separating professional and private lives online. Or maybe propose solutions to prevent cyber bullying. Resources: -How to Write Problem/Solution Argument -Problem Soultion Ppt -Problem/Solution Rubric More guidelines: – The essay should be 1200-1500 words or more. – Incorporate at least 3 or more sources throughout the paper. The sources must be from the Texas Southern University library or databases. Those sources should be professional/literary journals, library/academic databases, and university or college web sites. – The paper should be in proper MLA format,12 point font, times new roman, double space – only third person pronouns. – You may not use dictionaries, encyclopedias, abstracts, or wikis for sources – Full works cited page – Correct parenthetical citations – Your thesis should be argumentative and focus on the solutions for the problem. Minimum Requirements For a C or above, your essay must: Be at least 1200 words long and formatted according to MLA guidelines Introduce the argument properly and use outside sources effectively to support solutions in paper. Focus on a thesis that identifies the problem and presents solutions to the problem. Must follow the outline provided in class. The majority of the paper should focus on proving why the solutions to the problem are the most effective. Use quotations as evidence to support argument in thesis Incorporate quotations properly and use in-text citations for them as needed Use signal phrases to attribute ideas to the original author Be written effectively and coherently, with few punctuation or grammatical errors Full works cited page must be present.