Week 4 – Discussion 1 BUS340: Business Communications (CUG2018B) 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.
|Evaluating Sources [WLO: 1] [CLO: 3]|
Prior to beginning work on this discussion, read Chapter 13 from your textbook and the Week 4 Weekly Lecture.
Type in the name of a company or organization into a search engine (e.g., Google, Yahoo, Ask.com, etc.). Critique the first five hits using the criteria presented at beginning of Chapter 13 under the heading “Finding, Evaluating, and Processing Information.” Be sure to include the company or organization name that you searched and an APA citation for each of the five hits.
Review several of your peers’ posts, responding to at least three of them by Day 7. Respond substantively to at least three classmates throughout the week, suggesting aspects that they may have overlooked. You are encouraged to post your required replies earlier in the week to promote more meaningful and interactive discourse in this discussion forum. Continue to monitor the discussion forum until 11:59 p.m. on Day 7 and respond robustly to anyone who replies to your initial post.