Read/review the following resources for this activity:
Apply the following writing resources to your posts:
Initial Post Instructions
Part 1: Research & Review
Please review the Point: Vaccines Save Lives, an example of a pro article.
Note: The article was pulled from our Chamberlain
library’s Points of View Reference Center database. This resource is
highly recommended, as it presents many of the topics in the General
Education Healthcare field that may be applicable this term. To access
the resource from our library website, choose Databases A to Z on the homepage. Locate and click on the Points of View database. Scroll down to Health & Medicine.
You will see a large list of potential topics ranging from Allergies in
Schools to Vegetarianism. When you click on a topic (Vaccines, for
example), you will see an overview of the topic, as well as points,
counterpoints, and a guide to critical analysis.
For your initial post, develop your ideas about a selected topic by
conducting an online search to find a recent pro article about your
topic. The goal is to find an article that takes a clear pro position.
Include the following in your post:
The article can be an online source from credible websites or an academic resource from the Chamberlain Library. It must be cited in APA format. For pointers on APA citations, please refer to the Chamberlain Library’s Citation and Writing Assistance website (noted in the Required Resources).
Part 2: Application
For the second part of the initial post, address the following:
Follow-Up Post Instructions
Respond to at least two peers or one peer and the instructor. Strive
to provide constructive criticism that will help your fellow students
develop their own topics by asking questions, pointing to additional
research, or providing professional and personal examples. Help your
fellow peers to brainstorm potential pros for their topics. Since many
of the topics we will deal with in this course are controversial, a
respectful, professional tone is expected.
Note: If you see that someone has already received
feedback from two peers, please choose to help a peer who has yet to