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Unit 7 Discussion – Center for Disease Control
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Discussion: Unit 7, Due Wednesday by 11:59 pm CT
Center for Disease Control
Instructions
It is anticipated that the initial discussion post should be in the range of 250-300 words. Response posts to peers have no minimum word requirement but must demonstrate topic knowledge and scholarly engagement with peers. Substantive content is imperative for all posts. All discussion prompt elements for the topic must be addressed. Please proofread your response carefully for grammar and spelling. Do not upload any attachments unless specified in the instructions. All posts should be supported by a minimum of one scholarly resource, ideally within the last 5 years. Journals and websites must be cited appropriately. Citations and references must adhere to APA format.
Classroom Participation
Students are expected to address the initial discussion question by Wednesday of each week. Participation in the discussion forum requires a minimum of three (3) substantive postings (this includes your initial post and posting to two peers) on three (3) different days. Substantive means that you add something new to the discussion supported with citation(s) and reference(s), you are not just agreeing. This is also a time to ask questions or offer information surrounding the topic addressed by your peers. Personal experience is appropriate for a substantive discussion, however should be correlated to the literature.All discussion boards will be evaluated utilizing rubric criterion inclusive of content, analysis, collaboration, writing and APA. If you fail to post an initial discussion or initial discussion is late, you will not receive points for content and analysis, you may however post to your peers for partial credit following the guidelines above.
Initial Response: Unit 7, Due Wednesday by 11:59 pm CT
Visit the Center for Disease Control (Links to an external site.) and World Health Organization (Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.)websites and discover what is there.
Find and analyze the following sections at the CDC web site:
Diseases and Conditions (Choose 2 to examine further)
Data and Statistics (Choose 2 to examine further)
Global Health (Choose 2 to examine further)
Publications (Choose 1 to examine further)
Emerging Infectious Diseases
Please respond to the following prompt in full paragraphs, and support your statements with evidence from the CDC:
What were the three most interesting things that you learned by visiting each of these sections, and why?
Find and analyze the following sections at the WHO web site:
Health Topics (choose 2 specific topics to dive into)
Data, GHO themes (choose 2 specific themes to dive into)
Publications (Choose 2 to examine further)
The publication titled Ten Years in Public Health, 2007 – 2017
Please respond to the following prompt in full paragraphs, and support your statements with evidence from the WHO:
What were the three most interesting things that you learned by visiting each of these sections, and why?
Please be sure to validate your opinions and ideas with citations and references in APA format.
The post and responses are valued at 40 points. Please review post and response expectations. Please review the rubric to ensure that your response meets criteria.
Estimated time to complete: 2 hours
Peer Response: Unit 7, Due Sunday by 11:59 pm CT
Center for Disease Control
Instructions:
Please respond to a minimum of two peers. Include in your response:
Compare the work that you did in your original post with the analysis of at least 2 of your peers. What did you find to be similar? What did you find to be different?
Did your peer’s post spark your interest to look further at this topic? Why?
How did this activity help you decide which issue you are going to write about for your final project and why?
Please be sure to validate your opinions and ideas with citations and references in APA format.
Estimated time to complete: 1 hour

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