Reliable and Valid Sources of Research
The purpose of completing this assignment is: learning how to research valid and reliable sources is an important lifelong skill for school, career, and personal life. You will need to know how to synthesize researched information and present it effectively. As a student of Post, please be sure you use this assignment to solidify your mastery of APA formatting text citations. Ask your instructor questions! ______________________________________________________________ Prompt (what you are writing about): Who is August Wilson and what are the Pittsburgh Cycle of Plays? Instructions (How to get it done): • Log in to the library database and search for information on August Wilson and The Pittsburgh Cycle of plays. • You must have at least two outside sources that are academic and reliable. • Create an essay that is at least two pages and relates the following information: o Information on who is playwright August Wilson o What are the Wilson’s Pittsburgh Cycle of plays • Be sure to avoid plagiarism and put the researched information in to your own words. Do not cut and paste! • Note: This is a research essay and not an argumentative essay. The skills reflected are to find academic and reliable sources and use them in a research-based essay.