Why should this problem be examined?
THIS IS WEEK 5’S INSTRUCTIONS
This week we will continue the work you did in the week 2 discussion, zeroing in on the topic for your final paper.
Describe a problem you might want to explore in your final paper. Then try to persuade your classmates to share your view that this problem needs to be looked at. Your initial post will have two parts:
What is the problem? Describe it in terms of who, what, where, when, how, and why.
Why should this problem be examined? Persuade your peers that money/time should be committed to this problem. Use the appeals of ethos, logos, and pathos (described here in Types of Persuasive Appeals) as appropriate to convince them that this is an important issue to be studied and/or solved.