8-10 pages in length APA formatted Minimum six (6) sources – at least two (2) from peer reviewed journals Include an abstract, introduction, and conclusion Research paper needs to be prepared keeping in mind about the the following questions Is the paper of optimal length? Is the paper well organized? Is the paper clear and concise? Is the title appropriate? Does the abstract summarize well? Are individual ideas assimilated well? Are wording, punctuation, etc. correct? Is the paper well motivated? Is interesting problem/issue addressed? Is knowledge of the area demonstrated? Have all key reference been cited? Are conclusions valid and appropriate?