ENGL103-1303B-03 Composition: Writing and Research

ENGL103-1303B-03 Composition: Writing and Research
Task Name: Phase 5 Discussion Board
Deliverable Length: See Assignment Details

Reminder: Initial Discussion Board posts due by Wednesday, responses due by Sunday

Students will be expected to post their first initial discussion board posting by Wednesday of each week. Discussion posts will be graded and late submissions will be assigned a late penalty in accordance with the late penalty policy found in the syllabus. NOTE: All submission posting times are based on midnight Central Time.

Students are expected to post their responses to peers by Sunday. NOTE: All submission posting times are based on midnight Central Time.

Summative Discussion Board

Review and reflect on the knowledge you have gained from this course. Based on your review and reflection, write 150–250 words on the following:

  • What were the most compelling topics learned in this course?
  • Discuss with your colleagues one communication term or concept that particularly stood out for you this session.
  • Define the term, and explain how you can apply it to your role as a manager in the organization you chose.
  • How did participating in discussions help your understanding of the subject matter? Is anything still unclear that could be clarified?
  • What approaches could have yielded additional valuable information?

Responses to Other Students: Respond to at least 2 of your fellow classmates with at least a 100-word reply about his or her Primary Task Response regarding items you found to be compelling and enlightening. To help you with your discussion, please consider the following questions:

  • What did you learn from your classmate’s posting?
  • What additional questions do you have after reading the posting?
  • What clarification do you need regarding the posting?
  • What differences or similarities do you see between your posting and other classmates’ postings?

Click on Student Expectations to view the expectations for this assignment.

Assignment Grading Rubric

Points Possible: 75
Date Due: Sunday, Sep 22, 2013
  • Generate questions of meaning and demonstrate the capacity and skills to do research: use of good sources, documentation, sorting through and evaluating disparate viewpoints, and moving beyond Wikis.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the APA citation format, approach to documenting sources, and knowledge of when, where and how to attribute ideas, use direct quotes, prepare a list of works consulted, etc., to avoid the common errors of plagiarism.
  • Demonstrate the ability to write and speak persuasively to make a point to a specific audience.
  • Utilize library resources demonstrating the skill of summarization and application of information to problem-solving
Submitted Files: Discussion Board

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