This research paper will be submitted in this unit and will be the basis for the final assignment in Unit VIII.
Critical analysis is a central process in all academic work. It involves thinking critically, which is applying rational and logical thinking, while deconstructing the information that you research/study. When we think critically, we are thinking actively. This means that we do not passively accept everything we read and hear, so that we can question, evaluate, make judgments, find connections, and categorize information. It means we remain open to other points of view and are not blinded by our own biases.
Your research paper should include the following structure:
Your response should be at least five to seven pages in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations