Initial Post Instructions and Requirements:
- Choose one of these discussion topics.
- Formulate an organized, clearly worded, and succinct initial post that substantively covers all discussion points stated for your chosen topic. Because your initial post will be scored on the degree to which you meet these standards, there is no set minimum word requirement. However, there is a set maximum word requirement – confine your initial post to 500 words. Remember that we are all reading each other’s posts, and one that is succinctly written is more likely to be read and responded to, thus furthering our discussion on that topic.
- Include at least one graphic, video, or image that visually adds to some aspect of your post – as they say, pictures are worth 1000 words! You can embed images directly into the discussion post using use these instructions (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. – for this option, images from your computer must be uploaded to your Canvas user files. (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. To upload an image directly from your computer – place your cursor in the desired location within your post to embed the image. From the discussion post tool bar, select More External Tools (the blue “V” in the toolbar), then select upload/embed image from the menu. Follow the prompts to upload an image from your computer.
- Post your initial post by the 4th day of the module week. You will not be able to see any posts until you post your initial post.