GEN 499 week 3 Discussion 2

  

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.

  

Scholarly   Sources & Bibliography Analysis

  

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Prepare: In order to prepare for this assignment, view the   following tutorial from the Ashford University Library: 

 

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Reflect: Good research is a combination of many types of sources.   Prior to taking this course, did you understand the differences between these   sources and the importance of finding one type of resource over another?

 

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Write: For this discussion, you will address the following   prompts: 

  • Explain at least five differences between popular and        scholarly sources used in research.
  • Locate and summarize one peer-reviewed, scholarly        source from the Ashford University Library and one popular source that        pertain to your Final Argumentative Essay topic. In your summary of each        article, comment on the following: biases, reliability, strengths, and        limitations.
  • From the sources you summarized, list and explain at        least five visual cues from the peer-reviewed, scholarly source that        were not evident in the popular source.

Your initial post should be at   least 250 words in length, which should include a thorough response to   each prompt. You are required to provide in-text citations of applicable   required reading materials and/or any other outside sources you use to   support your claims. Provide full reference information of all sources cited   at the end of your response. Please use correct APA format when writing in-text   citations (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. and references (Links   to an external site.)Links to an external site.

 

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Respond to Peers: Review your classmates’ posts, and respond to at least   two peers by Day 7. In your responses, review at least one of the articles   provided by your peer and expand on their description. Each participation   post should be a minimum of 75 words.

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