UNV 504 Grand Canyon Week 2 Complete Work




UNV 504 Grand Canyon Week 2 Complete Work


UNV 504 Grand Canyon Week 2 Discussion 1

Find a scholarly article in the GCU Library. Copy an excerpt from the article that is at least 4-5 sentences long. Post the excerpt as your initial Discussion Forum post with your paraphrase of this excerpt directly underneath using appropriate APA paraphrased citations. Use the link below to assist you. Review your peers’ paraphrasing and comment on at least two posts regarding what they did well, and what they could work on for a better paraphrase.


UNV 504 Grand Canyon Week 2 Discussion 2


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


UNV 504 Grand Canyon Week 2 Discussion 3

Read the “Academic Integrity Scenarios” at.gcu.edu/Academics/Academic-Integrity/Academic-Integrity-Scenarios.php”>http://www.gcu.edu/Academics/Academic-Integrity/Academic-Integrity-Scenarios.php. As you read them, think about how these types of situations might arise in your academic career. How does academic dishonesty undermine the purpose of graduate school?

UNV 504 Grand Canyon Week 2 Assignment 1

APA Activities


Complete “APA Activities 1” and “APA Activities 2” by the end of Topic 2. Upload to the appropriate drop box by the end of Topic 2.

APA Activity 1

  1. Correct the in-text citation in the sentence below.
  2. Correctly format the reference below.
  3. Correctly format the reference below.
  4. What is the correct way to format quotations longer than 40 words?
  5. Compose a direct quotation using only the underlined information from the sentence below. The quotation should be grammatically and APA stylistically correct.

“Pride and Prejudice is a novel by Jane Austen that deals with issues of class, gender, and social status, in addition to being a love story.”

  1. Rewrite the quote below so that it includes an explanation in your own words to the reader that Mr. Johnson is the founder of the Eat More Oreos Foundation.
  2. Does the sentence below need to be cited? Why or why not?



UNV 504 Grand Canyon Week 2 Assignment 2

Article Summary


Refer to “Are Writing Deficiencies Creating a Lost Generation of Business Writers?”

Write a 250-500-word summary of the article.

Refer to the guidelines for writing an effective summary presented in the Topic 2 lecture for use as a guide. Review the assignment rubric as well prior to beginning the assignment.

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 grading rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.

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

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