Embryonic Stem Cell Research
The research paper reflects on ONE ISSUE in bioethics such as Abortion, Embryonic Stem Cell Research, Physician-Assisted Suicide & Euthanasia, Capital Punishment or Sexual Ethics, or in business ethics such as Ethics and the Management of Talent, Ethical Issues in Accounting and Finance, Ethical Issues in Marketing and Advertising, Ethics of Environmental Stewardship, etc.. (You may consult the relevant chapters of the textbooks for this course and consult resources for further reading at the end of those chapters.
The research will consist of presenting and critically assessing the chosen topic and evaluating, at least, two practical examples.
The research paper is due February 3, 2020.
Number of pages : 7 pages
The front page and the page with the bibliography do not count in the total number of 7 (1 point)
The details about the research paper are shared in the following rubrics:
A relevant topic in bioethics or business is chosen. (1 point)
-Identifies the various ethical aspects of the topic
-Analyzes, at least, two practical examples
-Relates the topic to the theories and principles studied in the class
-Discusses the potential challenges resulting from real-life ethical dilemmas and points toward solutions that are suggested in scholarly resources.
-Compares to Christian worldview and principles
Positive and negative critique
-Shows critical thinking in assessing the strong and weak points of relevant ethical theories applicable to the chosen topic
-Suggests new possible avenues for understanding and solving the practical challenges of the chosen topic (6 points)
-Compares to biblical principles in a clear and objective manner
-Critically asses the topic in the light of biblical revelation
-Makes clear and relevant practical application of analysis and principles discussed in the paper to modern day life situations. (2 points)
Language and Style
-The paper contains no serious errors in grammar, spelling or mechanics.
-Single format (Turabian-Vyhmester System (Nancy W. Vyhmeister, Quality Research Papers, Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan, 2007)) is used for in-text and bibliographic references to external resources.
-Font: size 12, Times New Roman, Arial or Calibri
-Line spacing: double
-Front page must contain the title of the paper, the student’s full name and ID#, and date of submission.
Number of pages : 7 pages
The front page and the page with the bibliography do not count in the total number of 7-10(1 point)
Contains the minimum of 5 relevant books and peer-reviewed articles. (2 points)