Ethnic Conflict

Required Resources Read/review the following resources for this activity:

Ethnic Conflict

· Textbook: Chapters 8, 9 Cobb, W.N. W. Political Science Today. [VitalSource Bookshelf]. Retrieved from https://online.vitalsource.com/#/books/9781544358314

· Article (no more than one-month old) from reputable news source such as The New York Times or The Washington Post

Instructions Write a paper on a current event article that discusses restrictions on freedoms by a totalitarian state or an article on ethnic conflict within a nation(Breona Taylors issue https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/louisville-braces-as-decision-looms-in-breonna-taylor-case/2020/09/22/b966841e-fd08-11ea-8d05-9beaaa91c71f_story.html)

Summarize the article and explain why this issue is important to the global community. What outside influences might help change this issue? How? Is the article neutral? Why or why not?

Be sure to include a scanned copy of the article in your submission in addition to citations. Articles may not be more than one month old.

Writing Requirements (APA format). Refer to the APA manual.

· Length: 3 full pages (not including the title or references page)

· 1-inch margins

· Double-Spaced

· 12-point Times New Roman font

· Title and Reference page required

· APA cite article with link

· Scan copy of article required

Grading This activity will be graded based on the Assignment Grading Rubric.

Course Outcomes (CO): 3 & 5

Due Date for Follow-Up Posts: By 11:59 p.m. MT on Sunday

Rubric

POLI330 Week 5 International Event Rubric
Criteria Ratings Pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeIdentifies Newspaper Article
5.0 pts

The student uses a newspaper article which is not more than thirty days old and is on topic.

4.0 pts

The student provides an on topic article, but it is not timely.

3.0 pts

The student provides a timely article, but it is not on topic.

0.0 pts

The student did not identify a relevant or timely article.

5.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeSummarization
25.0 pts

The student clearly describes all of the main points in the article.

20.0 pts

The student clearly describes most of the main points in the article.

17.5 pts

The student describes some of the main points in the article, but the descriptions may lack clarity or depth.

0.0 pts

The student did not summarize any main points in the article

25.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeIdentifies How Affected
25.0 pts

The student identifies how the issue relates to the global community accurately with significant supporting details.

20.0 pts

The student identifies how the issue relates to the global community accurately, but lacks sufficient supporting detail.

17.5 pts

The student attempts to identify how the issue relates to the global community, but description is unclear or inaccurate.

0.0 pts

The student did not identify how the issue relates to the global community.

25.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeEvaluates Source Credibility
10.0 pts

The student accurately evaluates the creditability of the source.

8.0 pts

The student somewhat accurately evaluates the creditability of the source.

7.0 pts

The student inaccurately evaluates creditability of the source.

0.0 pts

The student does not evaluate the creditability of the source.

10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeWhat/How Outside Influences Might Help Change Issue
25.0 pts

The student provides a detailed account of how outside forces could change the issue.

20.0 pts

The student gives a somewhat detailed account of how outside forces might change the issue.

17.5 pts

The student attempts to provide an account of how outside forces could change the issue, but it is unclear or inaccurate.

0.0 pts

The student provides no account of how outside forces could change the issue.

25.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAPA
5.0 pts

The paper is formatted and referenced according to APA standards.

4.0 pts

The paper is formatted according to APA standards, but not referenced in APA style.

3.0 pts

The paper is referenced according to APA standards, but not in APA paper format.

0.0 pts

No APA style or format was used.

5.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeWriting
5.0 pts

The student presents info5rmation using clear and concise language in an organized manner (minimal errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).

4.0 pts

The student presents information using understandable language, but is somewhat disorganized (some errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).

3.0 pts

The student presents information using understandable language, but is very disorganized (many errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).

0.0 pts

The student presents information that is not clear, logical, professional or organized to the point that the reader has difficulty understanding the message (numerous errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and/or punctuation).

5.0 pts
Total Points: 100.0

Required Resources

Read/review the following resources for this activity:

Ethnic Conflict

·

Textbook: Chapters 8, 9

Cobb, W.N. W. Political Science Today. [VitalSource

Bookshelf]. Retrieved from https://online.vita

lsource.com/#/books/9781544358314

·

A

rticle (no more than one

month old) from reputable news source such as

The

New York Times

or

The Washingt

on Post

Instructions

Write a paper on a current event article that discusses restrictions on freedoms by a

totalitarian state

or an article on ethnic conflict within a nation

(Breona Taylo

r

s

issue

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/louisville

braces

as

decision

looms

in

breonna

taylor

case/2020/09/22/b966841e

fd08

11ea

8d05

9beaaa91c71f_story.html

)

Summarize the article and explain why this issue is important to the global comm

unity.

What outside influences might help change this issue? How? Is the article neutral? Why

or why not?

Be sure to include a scanned copy of the article in your submission in addition to

citations. Articles may not be more than one month old.

Writing Req

uirements (APA format). Refer to the APA manual.

·

Length: 3 full pages (not including the title or references page)

·

1

inch margins

·

Double

Spaced

·

12

point Times New Roman font

·

Title and Reference page required

·

APA cite article with link

·

Scan copy of

article required

Grading

This activity will be graded based on the Assignment Grading Rubric.

Course Outcomes (CO): 3 & 5

Due Date for Follow

Up Posts: By 11:59 p.m. MT on Sunday

Rubric

Required Resources

Read/review the following resources for this activity:

Ethnic Conflict

 Textbook: Chapters 8, 9 Cobb, W.N. W. Political Science Today. [VitalSource

Bookshelf]. Retrieved from https://online.vitalsource.com/#/books/9781544358314

 Article (no more than one-month old) from reputable news source such as The

New York Times or The Washington Post

Instructions

Write a paper on a current event article that discusses restrictions on freedoms by a

totalitarian state or an article on ethnic conflict within a nation(Breona Taylors

issue https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/louisville-braces-as-decision-

looms-in-breonna-taylor-case/2020/09/22/b966841e-fd08-11ea-8d05-

9beaaa91c71f_story.html)

Summarize the article and explain why this issue is important to the global community.

What outside influences might help change this issue? How? Is the article neutral? Why

or why not?

Be sure to include a scanned copy of the article in your submission in addition to

citations. Articles may not be more than one month old.

Writing Requirements (APA format). Refer to the APA manual.

 Length: 3 full pages (not including the title or references page)

 1-inch margins

 Double-Spaced

 12-point Times New Roman font

 Title and Reference page required

 APA cite article with link

 Scan copy of article required

Grading

This activity will be graded based on the Assignment Grading Rubric.

Course Outcomes (CO): 3 & 5

Due Date for Follow-Up Posts: By 11:59 p.m. MT on Sunday

Rubric