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Adult Education

A research guide to help you find books, articles and other resources on topics in Adult Education.

What is a position paper?

A position paper:

  • is persuasive
  • asserts an arguable claim
  • explains both sides of a controversy
  • uses reasoning and evidence to support a claim

Benjamin, A. (2005). Writing in the Content Areas. New York: Routledge.
Johnson-Sheehan, R., & Paine, C. (2009). Writing Today. Boston: Pearson.

Academic Writing Tips: How to Write a Position Paper

How to write a position paper

How to find position papers

If you want to find position papers on your topic, or see what a position paper looks like, add "position paper" to your search in SuperSearch or other database. 

Screenshot of search in Supersearch showing a search for "web-based instruction" and "position paper".

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