discussion blog post review the blog assignment details see attached file this includes more information and the rubric

Discussion Blog Post #5 – Due

5:00 PM

  • Review the Blog Assignment details (see attached file). This includes more information and the rubric.
  • Module #5 Discussion Assignment Instructions:
    • Carefully review course resources for Module 6
    • “Start a New Thread” on your course blog and title it Module 5
    • Identify and explore a minimum of 2 themes
    • Reflect on these themes in relation to your personal life experience and/or current events
    • Be sure to reference a minimum of two course resources to support your reflection
    • Students are encouraged to include additional resources if relevant
    • Don’t forget to cite all resources you use in your blog post in APA style

Your role:

  • You are expected to provide a thoughtful primary response that demonstrates you have read/watched the resources for the module.
  • You can respond in any of the following ways:
    • Written response: 250-500 words
    • Video response: 1.5 – 2.5 minutes
    • Audio response: 1.5 2.5 minutes
  • Additionally, you will be expected to provide at least two (2) additional comments/questions in response to another person’s post or in response to a follow-up comment within 2 days of the due date.
  • The conversation will be much easier if you participate early (and often).
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