Your project includes several parts. Each one is important in your success. Be sure to read through the rubric for each component as posted under Assessments-->Rubrics in eLearning. The rubric is what your work will be evaluated against, so work to fulfill each requirement on it. The total project is worth 50% of your final grade and following are the percentages for each component of the project:
Choose a research topic from the list provided in eLearning and have it approved by the professor before you begin to research. Then immediately start researching, starting with locating primary sources in a language you can read. Pay close attention to the due dates for each component of the project.
Per the Research Paper rubric:
9/25—Research Topic and Two Primary Sources due
10/23—Thesis Statement and Full Bibliography due
11/27—Final Research Paper (including Bibliography) due