Your TasksTASK 1- CHOOSE A TOPIC
Choose a nutrition or physical activity/fitness topic that you would like to use for this discussion assignment. It can be anything!
TASK 2- SEARCH THE WEB
Next, you will conduct a search for information related to your topic. This could be anything from research articles, websites, blog posts, etc. Choose 2 pieces of information that you would like to perform the CRAAP test on.
Important! Please make sure to pick one resources that would pass the test, and one that would fail the test. Also, please make sure that each resource discusses a similar topic. For example, if your one resource talks about fiber, then your other resource would also have to discuss fiber.
TASK 3- CRAAP TEST
Go through each component of CRAAP for your two resources. As a reminder, the 5 components of CRAAP are: Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy, and Purpose. Note whether or not you think the resource meets each of these components.
TASK 4- ORIGINAL POST
Please address the following in your original post:
What two resources are your comparing? Please provide links to these resources. (1 point for relevance to course, 2 points for articles [one for each article])
Which resource passed the CRAAP test? How do you know that it fulfills each component? Explain. (4 points)
Which resource did not pass the CRAAP test? Which components of the test were not fulfilled in this article? Explain. (4 points)
How has this exercise changed the way in which you will view health articles and information? (5 points)Ideas for this portion: resources that you were using to acquire health information prior to this assignment; the way you determined accurate information prior to this assignment; things that you learned after performing the CRAAP test; etc.
TASK 5- PEER RESPONSE
Respond to at least 2 classmate’s posts. For this discussion I would like you to look at 2 students’ chosen resources. Then explain whether you agree or disagree about whether or not you agree that the resource passes/doesn’t pass CRAAP, and why. (10 points)
OTHER GRADED FACTORS
Your grade will also be based on the following:
Original post must be at least 250 words. This does not include the citation list at the end of the post. (2 points)
APA in-text citations and resource list. (2 points)
Your TasksTASK 1- RESEARCH
Review this list (Links to an external site.) of organizations who have dedicated themselves to the social justice cause. Choose one that you would like to do more research on.
TASK 2- ORIGINAL POST
Next, you will need to create your discussion post. Your post must address the following (point values indicated in bold):
What is the name of the organization? 1 point
Which social injustice(s) is/are their main focus? (e.g., human trafficking, racial injustice, etc.) 2 points
Why did you choose this organization? 3 points
What is their mission statement (Links to an external site.)? 3 points
Briefly describe the history of the organization. In other words, why was this organization created? 3 points
Describe research that they are working on and/or current projects/ programs that they have? Briefly describe 1-2 of these? 4 points
Include at least 1 outside reference, cited in APA format. This reference needs to be cited both in-text and at the end of the post in a reference list. 2 points
Post must be a minimum of 250 words. 2 points
TASK 3- PEER RESPONSE
Respond to at least 2 classmate’s posts. Discuss whether or not you had heard of the organization, and things that you learned about the organization through their post. 10 points
Your TaskTASK 1- READ
Please read this week’s materials prior to completing this assignment
TASK 2- REFLECT
Please answer the following questions:
What was your understanding of social justice in the context of health prior to reading this week’s material? (5 points)
How has this understanding changed? (5 points)
How have you seen health inequities (or general inequities) within your community? (10 points)