Please submit a four-to-six-page introduction with the following content:
MY TOPIC IS ACADEMIC PROCRASTINATION AND SOCIAL MEDIA
• Research problem (one paragraph)
o Why is this topic important? (narrative hook)
▪ Example: Global economic burden of schizophrenia, risk to young mothers, number of Americans who suffer from depression
o Feel free to be creative
• Summary of past literature (most of the paper)
o Tell an organized story about the literature
o What are the major findings from past research?
o How does this lead to your project?
o What are the gaps (“deficiencies”) in the past research literature?
• Purpose statement (one paragraph)
o Purpose of the study (one sentence)
o Research question or hypothesis (one sentence)
o Setting of the study (one sentence or part of a sentence)
• Four to six pages in APA style
• Double spaced, 1-inch margins, 12 pt. font
• Remember to use the past tense when describing the previous literature
• At least five references in APA style
o In-text citations
o Reference list