Overview of Steps and Requirements
- Read the information provided in the Wellness and Its Dimensions folder in Bb.
- Choose ONE "other" dimension of wellness that we haven't discussed this semester.
- Read the information provided on writing a cause and effect essay in Bb.
- Conduct preliminary research to gain a clear and thorough understanding of the selected dimension of wellness and ways this dimension of wellness is expressed and nurtured and repressed and neglected or damaged.
- Using preliminary research, identify a problem or challenge associated with the selected dimension of wellness.
- Using preliminary research, identify at least TWO causes of the problem or challenge.
- Using preliminary research, identify at least THREE effects of the problem or challenge.
- Develop a thesis.
- Conduct additional and more thorough research that will help you develop and support your argument. (For more specifics about research required, see below).
- Develop ideas for an effective introduction and conclusion.
- Complete an argmentative outline for the body of your essay.
- Practice integrating quotations and appropriately documenting sources using MLA style.
- Write an initial draft of your essay.
- Complete a PEER REVIEW.
- Identify areas that need revision and create a plan of "next steps."
- Revise as necessary to ensure you've met all requirements.
- Proofread and edit for grammar and spelling.
- Submit an effective argumentative essay that incorporates the required parts of an essay and the specific requirements outlined below through the appropriate submission link in Bb.
- Complete a Self-Assessment and Reflection exercise.
- intellectual wellness
- financial wellness
- environmental wellness
- spiritual wellness
- social wellness
- occupational wellness
Research and Source Requirements
You must include information from at least FIVE (5) outside resources in your final essay:
- At least THREE sources must be scholarly articles, essays, etc. retrieved from a library database.
- TWO sources can be retrieved from CREDIBLE resources found through a basic web browser search EXCEPT you CANNOT use Wikipedia or any of its affiliates. (Note: I encourage the use of Google Scholar).