Project #26783 - Cause-Effect

 

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Writing Assignment #2: Cause-Effect Analysis

 


Writing assignment #2 will be an essay in which you analyze either causes or effects. You are required to integrate two sources into your essay to support your argument.

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Technology and Education

     

    Analyze the impact of a particular trend in technology on education. 

 


TOPIC: THE IMPACT OF ONLINE COURSES ON EDUCATION.

 

 

  You might focus on a particular field of study for this choice.

 

You must use at least two sources to support your points in this essay.  You will cite your sources in APA style, using both in-text citations and a “References” page at the end of the essay.

 

 

 

Some interesting articles that might give you ideas for this essay, and that you could use for one or two of your sources, are the following:

 

 

 

  • Clive Thompson, “The New Literacy”

 

http://www.wired.com/techbiz/people/magazine/17-09/st_thompson

 

 

 

  • Cynthia Haven, “The New Literacy: Stanford study finds richness and complexity in students' writing“

 

http://news.stanford.edu/news/2009/october12/lunsford-writing-research-101209.html

 

 

 

  • John Sutherland, “Cn u txt?”

 

http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2002/nov/11/mobilephones2

 

 

 

  • Michael Agger, “Lazy Eyes”

 

http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/the_browser/2008/06/lazy_eyes.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Organization

 

The following video tutorial provides general instruction on writing a cause-effect essay: http://polaris.umuc.edu/ewc/tutorials/cause_effect/

 

 

 

Your essay should have the following:

 

 

 

  • an introductory paragraph with a thesis statement.

     

    The following video tutorial gives instruction on writing an effective introduction to an essay: http://polaris.umuc.edu/ewc/tutorials/introductions/

     

  • body paragraphs that offer evidence to support your thesis and synthesizes your source material

     

    The following video tutorial gives instruction on writing effective body paragraphs for an essay.  Keep in mind that this tutorial is not specific to the cause-effect essay: http://polaris.umuc.edu/ewc/tutorials/paragraphs/

     

    You might find the following tutorial helpful for using effective transitions from one thought to the next in your essay.  Keep in mind that this tutorial is not specific to the cause-effect essay: http://polaris.umuc.edu/ewc/tutorials/transitions/

     

  • a solid conclusion that reminds readers of your main idea (or thesis) without simply repeating it

     

    The following video tutorial gives instruction on writing an effective conclusion to an essay: http://polaris.umuc.edu/ewc/tutorials/conclusions/

     

     

  • A Works Cited page that lists the two sources you used for the essay

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Length:
800-1000 words

 




Other Tips to Consider:

 

 

 

For this essay, you will analyze either the causes of a phenomenon or the effects of a phenomenon.  Please choose one of these two strategies for your essay.

 

 

 

Students sometimes try to analyze both causes and effects.  Please do not take this approach. 

 

 

 

The length and breadth of this essay is not sufficient to allow you to analyze both causes and effects in a thorough fashion.  For example, if you write about the impact of online classes on education, you would analyze the causes (e.g., what factors led to the rise of online classes) or the effects (e.g., what the happens when certain classes are taught online).

 

 

 

In addition, this is not a persuasive essay.  Your opinion or response, if it comes out in your essay, should not be the focus of the essay.  The causes or effects should be the focus of the essay.

 

 

 

Subject English
Due By (Pacific Time) 04/09/2014 09:00 am
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