Week 1 – Discussion ENG121: English Composition I (PTD1839J) ASHFORD UNIVERSITY
Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Refer to the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric under the Settings icon above for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.
|Response to Reading: Place [WLOs: 1, 2, 3, 5] [CLOs: 1, 3, 4]|
|Prepare: Prior to beginning work on this discussion,
|Reflect: Using the SQ3R reading method, consider how the authors you read are writing about place and how they view and interact with that setting/environment. Also, think about how those points of view compare to your own perceptions of what you see as your place.|
|Write: Upon reflection, select ONE of the above essays on place and write at least three paragraphs (200-300 words for each paragraph) where you accomplish the following:
Your initial post must be at least 600 words in length and posted by Day 3. Support your claims with examples from the required material(s) and/or other scholarly sources, and properly cite any references as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center’s Citing Within Your Paper (Links to an external site.).
|Guided Response: Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts by Day 7. In each response,
Response posts must be at least 200 words in length. If you have questions about how to participate in discussions, consult “About Discussions” under the Course Home menu. You are not required to support your claims with additional scholarly sources; however, should you decide to use additional sources, make sure you properly cite any references. Refer to the Ashford Writing Center’s Citing Within Your Paper (Links to an external site.).
This discussion will be assessed on a 10-point scale and is worth 5% of your final grade
Please view the video Accessing Feedback (Links to an external site.) about the importance of instructor feedback when the post is graded.