M5 Assignment 2 Discussion
Assignment 2: Discussion Question
By the due date assigned, go to the Discussion Area and post responses to the discussion question.
Use the Argosy University online library to locate and read the following article:
Lafantasie, G. W. (2006). Oldest living TA turns professor. Chronicle of Higher Education, 52 (46), 65.
Respond to the author’s experiences described in the article. Justify your opinions using references to relevant sources. Would you agree that age discrimination is an issue in higher education? Explain your response.
Support your responses with relevant citations, using proper APA format, both from the course materials, as well as outside resources. All discussion questions should be posted to the appropriate topic in this Discussion Area. Be sure to use vocabulary that is relevant to the topic.
Through the end of the module, comment on at least two of your peers’ responses. You can ask technical questions or respond generally to the overall experience. Be objective, clear, and concise. Always use constructive language, even in criticism, to work toward the goal of positive progress. All comments should be posted to the appropriate topic in this Discussion Area.
All written assignments and responses should follow APA rules for attributing sources.
Grading Criteria Maximum Points Response Criteria Provided an in-depth explanation or analysis of subject or topic.4 Used a clear, logical, and organized line of reasoning.4 Provided adequate justification and evidence that supports the opinion expressed.4 Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources, displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.4 Used vocabulary relevant to the current modules topics.4 Participation Criteria Used vocabulary relevant to the current modules topics.4 Participated in the discussion by asking a question, providing a statement of clarification, providing a point of view with rationale, challenging a point of discussion, or making a relationship between one or more points of the discussion.4 Displayed consistent sensitivity when working with individuals from varied backgrounds.4 Justified ideas and responses by using appropriate examples and references from texts, Web sites, and other references or personal experience.4 Submitted on time; wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources, displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.4Total:40