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Key points to determine

  • Is there an assignment topic or can you select your own?
  • What is the project format (e.g. paper, video, your choice, etc.)?
  • What is the required length?
  • What are the various project due dates (proposal, draft, final project, etc.)? Add the dates to your calendar and give yourself time for editing! 
  • What “citation style” does your professor want? APA? MLA?
  • Is there a grading checklist or rubric? Determining how the points are distributed helps you figure out where to spend your time.