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ENC1102 - BC Online

About this Guide

  • This guide helps you in completing the BC Online ENC1102, Essay 3, Argumentative Research Paper.
  • A "Go to" link has been provided below for each step of the assignment.
  • Feel free to contact me with any questions or assistance you may have.

BC Online ENC1102- Argumentative Research Paper

You Can Do It!

The paper must argue for or against something, present a solution to a problem, or defend a position: it may not just present information on a subject. 

1. Chose a topic. Your topic can be either about your major/ field of study or a job you currently hold or want to hold OR within the field of education. (Go to your online course for full assignment details).

Go to: 

The BC Online ENC1102 Topic Guide Pages to browse different topics relating to this paper. 

OR the Browse Issues section in the Opposing Viewpoints database (Log in required!).

2. Before writing, you must create an annotated bibliography.

Go to:

The Annotated Bibliography page. 


3. Three-to-five (3-6) sources must be used.

Go to:

The BC Online ENC1102 Topic Guide to find a multitude of credible sources on specific topics

OR the Finding Sources page.


4. Your paper must adhere to MLA formatting and contain a Works Cited page.

Go to:

The Citing Sources page for information on MLA Citation Style.


This is a 7.5 min. video on how to find library sources for your BC Online ENC1102 Argumentative Essay.