ENGL147 Advanced English Composition
Week 4 Discussion
Initial Post Instructions
Part 1: Research & Review
Choose one of the con articles below to review and discuss with your classmates. If you have a different con article you would like to use, please discuss it with your professor in advance.
Wong, D. & Morgan-Lynch, S. (2017, December). Patient portals and young people: addressing the privacy dilemma of providing access to health information (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Journal of Primary Health Care, 9(4), 240-243.
Khunger, N. (2014, September). Risk assessment and prevention of complications in aesthetic surgery (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Journal of Cutaneous & Aesthetic Surgery, 7(3),141-142. (Click on View record in DOAJ to access article.)
Cost of Cancer
Goldman, D.P. & Philipson, T. (2014). Five myths about cancer care in America (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Health Affairs, 33(10), 1801-1804. (Click on Full Text Finder to access article.)
Gullino, S. (2015, October). Surrogacy breaks the bond of motherhood (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Ethics & Medics, 40 (10), 1-4.
Shaw, D.M. (2017, July). The consequences of vagueness in consent to organ donation (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Bioethics, 31 (6), 424-43.
Natterman, J. & Rayne, P. (2017). The prisoner in a private hospital setting: What providers should know (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Journal of Health Care Law & Policy, 19 (1), 119-147.
Langille, J. (2017). Fight or flight...or fix? Employers must work with employees to address workplace stress (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Canadian Journal of Medical Laboratory Science, 79(4), 26-29.
Part 2: Application
Discuss how credible the source is using the CRAAP evaluation model. Detail as many of the 5 components as possible:
Currency: How up-to-date is the resource? Why is the date of publication important?
Relevance: How significant is the information in the resource to the topic? Is there a direct coalition to the subject matter? Is the source a primary or secondary source? What makes the source appropriate for an academic paper?
Authority: What makes the source credible? What is the publishing body? What are the authors' credentials? Provided info on both.
Accuracy: Was the source peer-reviewed (how do you know?)? Were sources cited in the work? What makes the source reliable?
Purpose: Why was this source created? What is its original intent (inform? persuade? entertain?). Did you notice any particular agenda or bias in the source?