For you midterm you will be doing a research paper. The research paper will be performed in accordance with APA standards. Please note that if the paper is not in proper APA format this will detract from your grade. The paper will have a minimum of 550 words in the main body. Abstract and references will not be counted toward the 550 words. The abstract will contain a minimum of 150 words and be a properly formed paragraph. There will be a minimum of three (3) scholarly references. Wikipedia is not to be used as a reference. References will be cited within text of the document. The research paper will contain an Title Page, Abstract, Main Body, and References. Punctuation, grammar and content will be reviewed and graded. The student will use either Microsoft Word, Open Office or LibreOffice. All assignments will be submitted in either .doc or .docx format only.