Assignment Submission Guidelines

Below you will find the general submission requirements for the five major assignments of this course, as well as the grading criteria for participation, blog reports, and for all of your major assignments. If you have any questions about the submission guidelines listed below, please reach out!

Blog Reports Submission Requirements

  • Each of the eight required blog posts will be posted by the prescribed due date on one’s WordPress blog site.
  • Blog posts must be at least 300 words in length.
  • Note: WordPress does not allow one easily to add a “hanging indent” for references listed in APA 7 format.
  • Submit each Blog Report URL to Canvas by the due date for grading.
  • All assignments are due on Sundays unless otherwise noted and must be turned in by 11:59 p.m. PT.
  • If life circumstances require students to request an extension, please do so several days before the assignment is due or as soon as possible.

Here is a PDF where you can see a break down of how your Blog Reports will be graded:

INFO200_Criteria_for_Grading_Blog_Reports

LIS Model/Theory Research Summary Submission Requirements

  • Must be a minimum of 750 words in length and no more than 1000 maximum, double spaced, and in APA 7 style format.
  • Submit your finished paper to Canvas (not your blog) using the naming convention: “LastName_NameofAssignment” as a PDF or Word document.
  • All assignments are due on Sundays unless otherwise noted and must be turned in by 11:59 p.m. PT.
  • If life circumstances require students to request an extension, please do so several days before the assignment is due or as soon as possible.

Information Sources Survey Submission Requirements

  • Must be a minimum of 1200 words in length and no more than 1500 maximum, double spaced, and in APA 7 format.
  • Submit your finished paper to Canvas (not your blog) using the naming convention: “LastName_NameofAssignment” as a PDF or Word document.
  • All assignments are due on Sundays unless otherwise noted and must be turned in by 11:59 p.m. PT.
  • If life circumstances require students to request an extension, please do so several days before the assignment is due or as soon as possible.

Literature Review Matrix Submission Requirements

  • Submit your Literature Review Matrix to Canvas (not your blog) using the naming convention: “LastName_NameofAssignment” as a PDF or Word document.
  • All assignments are due on Sundays unless otherwise noted and must be turned in by 11:59 p.m. PT.
  • If life circumstances require students to request an extension, please do so several days before the assignment is due or as soon as possible.

Research Paper Submission Requirements

  • Must be a minimum of 3,000 words and no more than 3,500 words, not including the title page, abstract, and reference list.
  • Submit your Research Paper to Canvas (not your blog) using the naming convention: “LastName_NameofAssignment” as a PDF or Word document.
  • All assignments are due on Sundays unless otherwise noted and must be turned in by 11:59 p.m. PT.
  • If life circumstances require students to request an extension, please do so several days before the assignment is due or as soon as possible.

Here is a PDF that describes how your five major assignments of INFO 200 will be scored:

INFO200_Criteria_for_Grading_Major_Assignments

Participation:

Meaningful participation is part of your grade for INFO 200. For information on how participation will be scored, check out:

INFO_200_Criteria_for_Grading_Participation

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