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The article that you will use for this bibliography is available from the link below.
Above it All, Air & Space Magazine, September 01, 2009
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/air-space-magazine/above-it-all-38760048/ Annotated Bibliographies Guidelines
Title: Include your name and the title of the article top of each paper.
Margins: 1″ top, bottom, right, and left. Only flush left margins are acceptable.
Font: Times New Roman size 12 pt
Line Spacing: Double Spaced
Minimum Length: Five complete lines of text for both the Abstract and Comment sections
Annotated bibliographies that do not meet all of the format criteria will receive 0 points.
List the title of the article at the top of each annotated bibliography along with your name.
The annotated bibliographies must be completed and submitted to the dropbox by 11:59 PM Central time on the due date.
The annotated bibliography should not be more than 1 page and must consist of three parts; the title, an abstract, and your comments. You may not directly quote any material in your analysis. Each part will begin with the appropriate heading.
1. Title: The first line of the document must include the title of the article you are reviewing.
2. Abstract: The first paragraph will consist of a descriptive abstract of the article. In other words, summarize the content of the article. This section must be a minimum of five complete lines. Not five sentences but five full lines of text.
3. Comment: After the abstract, provide an evaluative comment on the article’s content. Explain your thoughts about the article. How does it apply to what we have learned in class? Do you see any future potential for the material or process you read about, other than that discussed by the author? This section must be a minimum of five complete lines. Not five sentences but five full lines of text.
An article review that does not have each of the three headings and/or does not cover all three areas will receive 0 points. You must have a minimum of five lines for the abstract section and five lines for the comment section.
Papers submitted to the D2L Dropbox are automatically analyzed using the Turnitin plagiarism detection software. The software generates an originality report showing the percentage of copied material in each paper submitted. Typically, the percentage of plagiarized material detected is between 0% to 5%. If it is over 20% you can not earn credit for the assignment. Submitting a paper and receiving a more than 20% on the originality and the resubmitting the paper again with only a few words changed is still plagiarism. I suggest that you always check the report after your paper is submitted. It takes a little time for the software to analyze the paper so the report will not be available for about 15 minutes after the paper is uploaded.
Annotated bibliographies are due no later than 11:59 pm on the scheduled test day. They must be submitted to this course’s D2L Dropbox before the deadline. You can submit them early but they will not be accepted after the due date under any circumstances. An excused absence for a test or a rescheduling of a test time does not extend to the annotated bibliographies. The D2L Dropbox and I will not accept late submissions.
Failure to follow the criteria in the Format section will receive 0 credit
Bibliographies that score 20% or higher on the Turnitin originality report will receive 0 credit. This applies to the final version submitted. However, submitting a paper and receiving a more than 20% on the originality and the resubmitting the paper again with only a few words changed is still plagiarism. These will also receive 0 credit. You are allowed unlimited submission before the deadline.
Each error (spelling or grammatical) more than 2 per bibliography will result in a 5% reduction in the score on the assignment.
If the abstract section is less than 5 full lines of text the score on the bibliography will be reduced by 10% for each line less than a full line.
If the comment section is less than 5 full lines of text the score on the bibliography will be reduced by 10% for each line less than a full line.
Directly quoting material from the article is not allowed. Any directly quoted material will not count towards the minimum text required for either the comment or abstract section.
Late submissions are not accepted.