Blog/Social Media Paper Checklist

Blog/Social Media Paper Checklist

Your Name___________________________________________

This sheet should be attached to your final paper with check marks visible that you have checked your paper and that it follows the requirements.

□ Double-space your paper.

□ Use 12 point Times New Roman font.

□ Is the paper in APA style with in-text citations for everything quoted or paraphrased? i.e. (Haller, 2010) or if it needs a page number for a direct quote, (Haller, 2010, p. 21). Punctuation like a period goes after the in-text citation.  http://www.apastyle.org/learn/index.aspx

□ The paper should have a full reference list in alphabetical order and in APA style, with a minimum of 15 references. (This includes 6-8 blog posts, 4-5 Facebook posts, 3 DSQ articles, and at least one of the disability model web pages). Here are guidelines on how to cite blog posts: http://blog.apastyle.org/apastyle/2016/04/how-to-cite-a-blog-post-in-apa-style.html and how to cite Facebook and other social media posts: http://blog.apastyle.org/apastyle/social-media/?_ga=1.37031392.173440403.1487362256

□ The paper should include direct quotes/paraphrases from 6-8 blog posts, 4-5 Facebook posts, 3 DSQ articles, and at least one of the disability model web pages.

□ Put the word count on the first page before the first paragraph. (This paper should be at least 1,200 words.)

□ Run spell and grammar check.

□ Please follow American spelling and punctuation style. American English style is to use double quotation marks and for all punctuation to go inside quote marks.

□ Italicize book titles.

□ Make sure your paper answers all the questions from the rubric for this assignment.

□   Write about your personal reaction and reflection on the blogs/social media posts and connect them to our readings, discussions, and screenings thus far in the course. How might the blog/Facebook posts influence the public’s view of people with disabilities?

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