Purpose of General Education
|Prepare: As you prepare to write your answer to the discussion question, think about the general education courses that you have taken as a university student. To help you address the prompts, carefully read the Week One required resources that address the purpose of general education courses.|
|Reflect: After reviewing the required resources, and in light of what you discovered in preparing to write your answer to the discussion question, consider, analyze, and explain why general education courses should be a significant part of every studentâ€™s education.|
|Write: For this discussion, address the following prompts:
Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length, which should includeÂ 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 writingÂ in-text citationsÂ andÂ references.
|Respond to Peers: Review your classmatesâ€™ posts, and respond to at least two of your peers by Day 7. Compare and contrast your reasons why general education courses are important with that of your peersâ€™ reasons and rationale. Each participation post should be a minimum of 75 words.|
|Carefully review the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate this Discussion Thread.|