Writing in your journal will help you retain the material, improve

 

Writing in your journal will help you retain the material, improve your critical thinking skills and reflect on what you learn. It will also help you prepare for the essay questions on the final exam. You will receive individual feedback from the instructor to guide your progress in this course.

Directions:

You have two options to choose from for all of the journal assignments in this course:

1) You could create a 1-2 pages summary of key concepts covered in this unit. Refer to your readings for this unit as you prepare your journal entry.

OR

2) You could choose ONE of the questions below from this unit and write at least a one page journal entry that reflects your understanding of this topic.

Click on the link above to post your Journal Entry. Before posting your entry make sure it is grammar and spell checked. You are strongly encouraged to look at the grading rubric below to see how your entry will be scored.

Only the instructor will be able to see and comment on your journal. Your classmates will not be able to view your entry.

  • Do you think that governments should consider human rights when granting preferential trading rights to countries? What are the arguments for and against taking such a position? (Chapter 7);

https://learn.vccs.edu/bbcswebdav/pid-121895128-dt… ( CHAPTER 7 )

  • This assignment is worth up to 10 points towards your final grade, distributed as follows:

Grading Criteria:Points:

Timely submission by the end of the unit.

2 points

Journal entry fully answers the selected question specific to that assignment and displays a thorough understanding of the underlying concepts with references to required readings.

5 points

Journal entry integrates any relevant outside resource, or research, to support important points. Correct citations are included.

2 points

Evidence of proofing with no spelling punctuation and grammar mistakes.