Communication in Online Classes


UNV 502 Grand Canyon Week 2 Discussion 1

Find a scholarly article in the GCU library. Copy an excerpt from the article. The excerpt should be the length of a paragraph (approximately four to five sentences long). Post the excerpt as your initial discussion forum post with your paraphrase of this excerpt directly underneath using appropriate APA citations. Use the link below and the paraphrasing guidelines outlined in Lecture 2 to assist you. In addition, select at least two posts that your classmates have made and comment on what they did well with their paraphrasing, and what they could have done differently.


UNV 502 Grand Canyon Week 2 Discussion 2


Why is it important to critically analyze sources? Why are scholarly sources more appropriate for academic research?


UNV 502 Grand Canyon Week 2 Discussion 3

How is conducting graduate-level research different from research you did in your undergraduate program? Provide specific examples.


UNV 502 Grand Canyon Week 2 Assignment 1

Article Summary


Read “Read-Only Participants: A Case for Student Communication in Online Classes” by Nagel, Blignaut, and Cronje.

After reading the Nagel, Blignaut, and Cronje article, write a 250-500 word summary.

Refer to the guidelines for writing an effective summary presented in the Topic 1 part 2 lecture for use as a guide.

Be sure to include a discussion of the research problem, questions, method, findings, and implications discussed by the authors.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.


UNV 502 Grand Canyon Week 2 Assignment 2

Annotated Bibliography


For this assignment you will create an annotated bibliography from the template you have already started.

Choose a topic within your field of study and conduct research using the GCU eLibrary to find three scholarly articles that could be used to support that topic. Review Lecture 1 part 2 for a description of an annotated bibliography and use Lecture 2 for a description of what is considered a scholarly article.

Using the filled in template, create a document that reflects a properly formatted APA annotated bibliography.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

You are required to submit your annotated bibliography to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.

You are required to turn both the template and APA annotated bibliography into the assignment dropbox.

Annotated Reference List


Racism and Religion: The Contrasting Views of Benjamin Mays, Malcom X and Martin Luther King, Jr. by Hatch, Roger D.


Article 1


Article 2


Article 3

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50 Word Paraphrased Abstract

This article covers the views of Benjamin Mays, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King, Jr. on three key questions: 1) What is the nature of racism? 2) What is a vision of a just society? and 3) What are the means to enact the vision? Benjamin Mays addresses the pervasiveness of racism and calls for realizing the ideals of the American dream. Malcolm X addresses the role of White people in racism and calls for separation and judgment on racism. Martin Luther King, Jr. addresses the multiple dimensions that racism affects, citing economics and the violation of rights that occurs when something is justified economically. His vision of a just society is integration and a higher set of values. The means to enact this vision are nonviolence and persuasion.





Why do you consider this article to be scholarly? Be sure to identify the source of their authority within your explanation.

This source is from a scholarly journal and the author cited credible sources throughout the article.





How did you find the sources? For example, what key words did you use? How did you narrow your results, etc.)


Clicked on the link above to the library home page. Selected “Find Journal Articles.” Clicked on “Christian Studies” under “Find Databases by Subject.” Selected “ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials.” Also selected “Religion and Philosophy Collection.” Used keywords “Martin Luther King AND (worldview OR religion* OR belief*).”





How is this source relevant to your research paper?


Describes how Martin Luther King, Jr. viewed racism, a just society, and the means for creating a just society.




APA 6th Edition Reference and Citation


Hatch, R. D. (1979). Racism and religion: The contrasting views of Benjamin Mays, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Journal of Religious Thought, 36(2), 26-36.






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