Research and report on a topic that relates mathematics to art, music, science, or economics. The report is due on the last day of the module (Sunday at 11:59pm).
Here are the requirements for your report:
Include references to an individual or group who used (or uses) mathematics in their work.
Describe the mathematical concepts that are present in the creative or scientific work and what you understand about the mathematics.
Write your essay in your own words. Document all direct statements or restated ideas referenced in your essay using the APAcitation style.
Your essay must be at least one full, single-spaced page long.
The essay must be followed by a reference page, which includes a citation and a link to the source(s) you used.
Be sure to review the writing rubric your instructor will use to score this work. (See Evaluation Criteria below).
IMPORTANT: Your essay must be in your own words. You may find the following links useful to avoid plagiarism:
APA Citation Tip Sheet (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
Ways to Avoid Plagiarism (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
One-minute Video on Avoiding Plagiarism (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
More information about how to avoid plagiarism, including information on free tutoring and using the Grammarly tool (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site., is available on this Excelsior College Library page: Copyright and Avoiding Plagiarism (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..
Compose your work in a .doc or .docx file type using a word processor (such as Microsoft Word, etc.) and save it frequently to your computer. For those assignments that are not written essays and require uploading images or PowerPoint slides, please follow uploading guidelines provided by your instructor.
Check your work and correct any spelling or grammatical errors. When you are ready to submit your work, click “Submit Assignment” in the upper right corner. Click on “Browse,” browse your computer, and select your file. Click “Open” and verify the correct file name has appeared next to the Browse button. Enter your comments, if any, in the Comments area. Click on “Submit Assignment.”
This course has Turnitin fully integrated into the course dropbox. This means that you should only submit your assignments to the dropbox below. Please do not submit your assignment directly to Turnitin.com.
Once submitted, your assignment will be evaluated by Turnitin® automatically. You will be able to view an Originality Report within minutes of your first submission that will show how much of your work has been identified as similar too other sources such as websites, textbooks, or other student papers. Use your Originality Report as a learning tool to identify areas of your assignment that you may not have cited appropriately. You may resubmit your assignment through this dropbox as many times as you need to check to see if you have made improvements, until the due date of the assignment. However, once you have made your first submission, you will need to wait 24 hours after each subsequent submission to receive a new Originality Report. Plan accordingly as you draft your assignment. Once the due date has passed, your assignment submission will be considered final.
This assignment will be graded using the Math Problem Write Up Rubric located on the Course Rubrics page within the Start Here section of the course. Please review the rubric prior to beginning your work so that you ensure your submission meets the criteria in place for this assignment. This assignment is worth 25% of your final course grade.
ALSO Please Note: A specialized grading rubric is used for this assignment. It is different from the rubric used in the Problem Write-Ups assignments in the other modules.