Research Paper: Each student is required to write a major paper on a topic from this course that is of interest to you.


  • Will people lose their jobs due to computers doing the job better? (Why or why not? How)
    • **must be Information Technology related**
  • This paper must be 12 to 15 pages in length (typewritten and double-spaced, 12-point font with 1-inch margins) **excluding bibliography, table of contents, graphics, tabular or illustrative material**
  • **References should include current sources and must conform to APA style.
  • The paper is expected to meet graduate-level standards and be suitable for publication in a professional journal.
  • You should research at least 20 external references such as academic journal /conference papers, trade journals, short videos and relevant websites for your paper.
  • At least 12 of these references must be from peer-reviewed journals or conferences only.
  • **Use of Wikipedia or the class text as a reference will cause a serious LOSS of points.
  • **References must include the published journal/conference name and information, NOT a URL where the paper was found.

**Grading rubric for the research paper is available**