Identify the relationship between your topic idea and either one of the core readings or the theme of the core readings selected by your instructor

This topic is over COVID-19 vaccine research
Assessment Specifics

Whole document is formatted in APA or MLA manuscript style, as specified by your instructor, doublespaced, and in 12-point Times New Roman or similar font.
Observation of the conventions of Standard English
1250 word minimum
Includes the Research Rationale and List of Source Citations and Annotations
Research Rationale

2-3 paragraphs (300-350 words)
Describe the issue, problem, or controversy you are researching
Identify the relationship between your topic idea and either one of the core readings or the theme of the core readings selected by your instructor
Explain the significance or relevance of your research question(s) to you and to others
Describe what you hope to discover in your research
Include 1-3 specific and relevant research questions
List of Source Citations with Annotations

At least 6 relevant, up-to-date, and credible sources, representing different perspectives, responses, and/or information relevant to the research question(s)
At least 1 of the CORE READINGS from your classs core reading/focus text theme list
At least 4 sources from the Ivy Tech Library subscription databases
A 6th source, which may be 1 additional database source OR a reputable source of some other type (open Web source, video, podcast, personal interview, documentary film, TV news story, etc.)
Correct Works Cited (MLA) or References (APA) source citations (as assigned by your instructor), arranged alphabetically by authors last name
All source citations are double-spaced and use hanging indents
An annotation for each source that includes discussion of all five points for each source (Writer, Publication, Summary, Stance, and Use), each part clearly labeled
Each annotation should be 1 paragraph, approximately 5-10 sentences long (125-150 words each)
Rubric
Writing Project 3 Annotated Bibliography Rubric
Writing Project 3 Annotated Bibliography Rubric
Criteria Ratings Pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeStyle
Voice, tone, and stance are appropriate and effective for material, purpose, and audience. Style is clear, consistent, and cohesive, appealing appropriately to the intended audience.
10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeConventions
Clear control of language conventions with few distracting typos or errors
10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeDocument Style
Correct document format in APA or MLA style, as specified by the instructor, including source citations alphabetized and double-spaced, with hanging indents; appropriate and consistent spacing for research rational, annotations, and topic exploration statement; in size 12 Times New Roman or similar font
15.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeResearch Rationale: Description of Topic
Introduces and defines the issue, problem, or controversy explored.
15.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeResearch Rationale: Significance
Expresses the significance of the topic for both the researcher and potential audiences; effectively relates the topic to the core readings.
15.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeResearch Rationale: Research Questions
Includes 1-3 specific, relevant, and related research questions
10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeNumber, and type, and quality of sources
Total of 6 sources are listed; at least 1 source is one of the core readings. At least 4 sources are from the Ivy Tech Library subscription databases. All sources are online sources; each source is relevant to the research question(s), credible, and up-to-date. Sources demonstrate a variety of perspectives and source types.
15.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeSource Citations
Sources correctly cited following MLA or APA style, as specified by the instructor; correct identification of author(s), source title, publication title/publisher, publication date or volume/issue, source URL or library database information, etc.
25.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAnnotations
Each annotation accurately and critically evaluates source based on writer, publication, summary, stance, and use.
35.0 pts