Illustration Essay Student’s Name Institution/Affiliation Date In the contemporary society technology has presented both negative and positive implications that affect individuals during interaction and more so during the conduct of business and academic affairs. Bailey and Leornadi (2015) argue that the society derives both positive and negative effects from the use of technology. The prevalence of technology has significantly affected many areas of the society in positive ways most especially in social networking. For that reason technology is fundamental to the growth of humankind because the continuous advancement in technology has made life easier while creating platforms for opening up opportunities that were not in existence before. The present society depends on technology considering it is an integral part of it underlined by the ease at which information is disseminated across the globe. Gradually technology has become interact forever. Due to the positive effects of technology people are becoming dependent upon it hence stressing the integral role it plays in the present day societies. Besides Cheung and Slavin (2013) found out that technology has also made people better communicators. This has been achieved by technology playing the role of a problem-solver by providing quick solutions. Internet devices such as laptops offer peoples with a real chance for exchanging ideas and learning new things. References Bailey D. & Leonardi P. (2015). Explaining Technology Choices in the Workplace: Proposing an Occupational Perspective. In Technology Choices: Why Occupations Differ in Their Embrace of New Technology (pp. 19-42). MIT Press. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctt17kk9d4.5 Cheung A. & Slavin R. (2013). Effects of Educational Technology Applications on Reading Outcomes for Struggling Readers: A Best-Evidence Synthesis. Reading Research Quarterly 48(3) 277-299. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/43497623 [...]
Unit V Essay Illustration Essay Draft Guidelines Write a 750-1000 word essay about a topic in which you argue for the existence of a particular phenomenon by stating a generalization about the topic. Then you will support that generalization (in the form of a thesis statement) by choosing to write a single-example illustration essay or a multiple-example illustration essay (see Unit V, Lesson 2). The essay should be written in the style and form described within Unit V. Purpose: Throughout Unit V, we have discussed the conventions of the illustration essay. The purpose of this assignment is to measure your mastery of those conventions by putting your knowledge to practice. In a larger context, the purpose of EH 1010, English Composition I 4 writing an illustration essay is to convey an idea to the reader by providing illustrations (examples) that will solidify the existence of a topic. Process: For the illustration essay, you will complete the following steps: 1. Choose a topic: See the methods for developing a topic and the suggested list of topics in Unit V, Lesson 3. 2. Decide if you want to write a single-example or multiple-example essay: See Unit V, Lesson 2, for more instruction on the differences between single-example and multiple-example essays. 3. Collect illustrations: See Unit V, Lesson 1, for more information about different kinds of illustrations. See Unit V, Lesson 4, for more information about how to gather illustrations. 4. Craft your thesis statement: See Unit V, Lesson 5, for more information on how to write a thesis. Note that you want to craft your thesis according to whether you choose to write a single-example or a multiple-example essay. 5. Draft the essay: For each section of the essay, see the following: Unit V, Lesson 6, for the introduction; Unit V, Lesson 7, for the body paragraphs; and Unit V, Lesson 8, for the conclusion. Stylistic details: All essays must meet the following requirements: • 750-1000 words. • Write in Times New Roman, 12 pt. font. • Include one-inch margins on all sides. • Use double spacing (top-to-bottom every page, to include above and below titles and centered words). • Include an APA title page (for all essays) and reference list that includes all of the sources used in the essay. • Include a header. • Include page numbers (upper-right corner only). • Adhere to APA convention and documentation style (See the CSU citation guide for assistance.). • At least one source is required. All sources used must be cited. Unit VII Illustration Essay Topic “Suggestions” 1. Education • What are the most helpful study habits? • What are your recommendations for staying motivated during coursework? • Why did you choose online education? • What are the benefits of online education? • How can students avoid procrastination? 2. Sports • How is a curveball thrown correctly? • What makes a good football player? (this can be any type of athlete) • What do you like about your favorite team? • Describe how a coach might, or did, turn a season around? • What makes a basketball team successful? (this can be any sport) 3. Technology • Describe the negative or positive aspect of social networking. • How are people defendant upon technology? • In what was has technology made people better or worse communicators? • Describe the best uses for a particular technology i.e. tablet, smartphone, laptop. 4. Community • Describe a condition that only exist in a particular area (such as your own city or town) ie. Parades, festivals etc. • What makes your hometown unique? • Describe the attributes of a particular building, area, or city. 5. Business • What makes a great manager/leader? • What makes fast food so successful? • What makes a product successful? • Describe the relationship between a customer or fan base and a product.