Step 1: Select a Social Computing / Social Commerce issue from the list below (or a related topic of your choice):

Consumer Privacy

Accurate Product Listing

Online Selling Laws

Financial Frauds

Counterfeit ProductsPosting and Texting Boundaries

Information Security

Intellectual Property Violations

Online Data Theft & Security

Best Practices & Social Responsibilities

Step 2: Research your Social Computing / Social Commerce topic in the context of related ethical issues, best practices, and/or social responsibilities. Gather as much information as you can to support the material you plan to present for each perspective. Your research paper should include the following:

    • Background information on issue
    • Positive & Negative Claims – discuss the various problems and/or challenges for each side
    • Evidence – provide actual examples from each side of the issue

Step 3: Reflect on your own thoughts and interpretation. Based on your research, give your recommendation for solving the issue.

Step 4: WRITTEN REPORT – 5 pages double spaced text plus Cover Page and References; use the attached APA Template

(See APA Research Tools-CSS Library link: http://www.css.edu/Academics/Library.html)

    • Cover Page
    • Introduction (abstract summary)
    • Background of Issue(explanation of Claims, Evidence, Best Practices, and/or Social Responsibilities)
    • Relationship to Course Concepts
    • Conclusion (recommendation)
    • References (5 minimum; must be research based, not simple blog postings or opinion websites)

Use this file as a guide for APA format: APA Research Paper Template (.docx)

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Running head: PUT TITLE HERE IN UPPER CASE 1 Title Here Upper and Lower Case Your Name The College of Saint Scholastica . First Level The first level of heading is bolded and centered, and the first letter of each word in the heading is capitalized. The paragraph text should be typed on the following line and indented five spaces from the left. Second Level The second level of heading is bolded and situated flush left, and the first letter of each word in the heading is capitalized. The paragraph text should be typed on the following line and indented five spaces from the left. Third level. The third level of heading is bolded, indented five spaces from the left, and followed by a period. Capitalize only the first letter of the first word in the heading and of proper nouns. The first paragraph following this heading should be typed on the same line as the heading. Fourth level. The fourth level of heading is bolded, italicized, indented five spaces from the left, and followed by a period. Capitalize only the first letter of the first word in the heading and of proper nouns. The first paragraph following this heading should be typed on the same line as the heading. Fifth level. The fifth level of heading is italicized, indented five spaces from the left, and followed by a period. Capitalize only the first letter of the first word in the heading and of proper nouns. The first paragraph following this heading should be typed on the same line as the heading. References (Format for Books:) Berkowitz, E. N. (2011). Essentials of health care marketing. Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning. (Format for Research Articles:) DesRoches, C. M., Buerhaus, P., Dittus, R. S., & Donelan, K. (2015). Primary care workforce shortages and career recommendations from practicing clinicians. Academic Medicine 90(1), 82-87. (Format for Web-based References:) Strategic Planning. (n.d.). In The National Rural Health Resource Center. Retrieved January 25, 2015, from https://www.ruralcenter.org/strategic-planning Docwise (2015). iTunes Preview: Docwise medical journal reader. Retrieved March 8, 2015, from https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/docnews/id581136701?mt=8