You will choose your own topic for your research paper. Your topic must be approved by your instructor during Module 2. Keep in mind that aviation maintenance is a global industry, and as such, you may choose to use any international airline or maintenance organization for your research. Your topic should be related to your Personal Learning Goal stated in Activity 1.1. Using your topic as a guide, you will research and identify a real-world maintenance management problem. Once you have identified your problem, you will research and develop an innovative solution to the problem. Your research paper should be 4-6 pages in length not counting title page, abstract and reference page. It must be written according to APA guidelines, properly cited and free of grammatical errors, and will be submitted via a link in by Day 3 in Module 9 using Turnitin anti-plagiarism software. Find APA guidelines information in the Resources area of the course. Your research paper will be graded using the Research Paper Rubric. Please take a few minutes and familiarize yourself with the rubric within Activity 9.5 to ensure you understand the requirements.
Research Paper There is a required research paper in this course. See Module 1 for complete Research Paper requirements, which include APA-formatted citations and references. The paper is submitted using the Turnitin, the plagiarism-detection software used by EmbryRiddle.
Additional Information APA Format Go to http://www.apastyle.org/manual/index.aspx for the American Psychological Association Publication Manual.