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MUSI 1310 NE Baugh: Get Started

This is a guide to help with jazz music appreciation research.

Your Professor's Expectations

Assignment Instructions

Thesis Assignment -TA12

1. Developing a thesis for a research paper, your thesis must either ask a question or make a statement about some aspect of jazz.

2. Your thesis should not be over a sentence in length - it could function as the title of your paper.

3. Uses databases for research. A video on how to do this is provided in your Canvas classroom.

4. Here is a informational link on writing a thesis:   https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/general_writing/the_writing_process/thesis_statement_tips.html

Writing a Thesis Statement

Tips and Examples for Writing Thesis Statements from

Purdue Online Writing Lab | College of Liberal Arts.

Purdue OWL

Choosing a Topic