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EDU586: Week 2 – Discussion

April 13, 2021
Brenda I. Belcher

Week 2 – Discussion

Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday). Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Refer to the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric under the Settings icon above for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.

 History of Higher Education [WLOs: 1, 2] [CLOs: 1, 3]

In the review of the book The History of American Higher Education: Learning and Culture from the Founding to World War II that is required reading for Weeks 1 and 2, Neem (2016) wrote that higher education could be broken down into three purposes: knowledge, careers, and culture. These three purposes inform questions of how and why Americans attend college.

In your initial post, you will discuss the history of higher education as it relates to the topic you selected in the Week 1 Topic Selection discussion and choose a viewpoint (knowledge, careers, or culture) to debate.

  • Identify the topic you have chosen for the Article Review and Analysis Review assignments and explain how you plan to refine the topic and identify issues or questions related to your topic in the context of the required resources on the history of higher education.
  • Briefly describe historical and current trends in higher education as they relate to your selected topic.
  • Using a minimum of four in-text citations including the book review by Neem (2016) (to help you create a solid argument), articulate your position on why Americans attend college, relating your argument to your selected topic and the history of higher education.
  • Finally, discuss why you have chosen to attain your master’s degree. Is it for knowledge, career, culture, or some combination of these reasons?                                                                                       

Guided Response: When reading your peers’ responses, identify two peers who have responded with a perspective that is different from your own. Instead of countering their analysis, attempt to support it. Next, find someone who agrees with your point of view and challenge his or her perspective. Peer responses may vary in length but should be substantive in nature. Your grade will reflect the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses to your classmates and your instructor. It is expected that you follow up by the last day of the week to respond to any comments or questions your instructor may have provided. This is part of the grading criteria as a demonstration of critical thinking.

Provide your initial response by Day 3 (Thursday) and respond by Day 5 (Saturday) to at least three of your classmates and respond by Day 7 to classmates (and/or the instructor if applicable) who replied to your initial post. Note that although three replies are the basic expectation, you are encouraged to post as many times as you like to any and all threads you find to be of interest. This will further the conversation while also giving you opportunities to demonstrate your content expertise, critical thinking, and real-world experiences with this topic.

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