Tip: Before starting, take a few moments and review the Essay Module(Links to an external site.) in the EAGLET Communication Lab.
For this case study response you need to analyze and study the subject presented below and compose an essay response answering the questions posed. Your writing should concentrate on the development of specific events, issues, or conditions of the subject and their relationships. For this activity you are being asked to write a complete essay, not just an outline as was done in week 3.
The topic aIDresses the disposal of our technology devices and gadgets. To begin, view the video.
Duration: (17:44) [E-Waste Hell Transcript
Next,read the following:
BBC: The dystopian lake filled by the world’s tech lust(Links to an external site.) GreenBiz: Apple, Microsoft, Motorola wring new revenue out of e-waste(Links to an external site.) Greenpeace: Where does e-waste end up?(Links to an external site.) Wired:Our e-Waste Problem is Ridiculous, and Gadget Makers Aren’t Helping(Links to an external site.) Questions:Define the e-waste problem: what is happening and why is this a problem? What can manufacturers do to improve the situation with the various issues (health, hazardous materials, recycling, refuse, etc.)?Guidelines and notes:
Save this template file (.docx) to your computer and use it for your essay.The length of the response should be 4-5 paragraphs (about 400 words or up to 1.5 pages maximum). Do not write more than 1.5 pages of text.Formatting:Use 1? margins.Use Times New Roman, 12 pt font.Double line space.Indent the first line of each new paragraph by .5?.One space follows the closing punctuation of each sentence.Citing sources:If you refer to ideas or use short quotes from the sources, it is necessary to cite the source. Basically this involves providing the author last name and date at the end of the sentence. For example: (Clancy, 2015). More examples(Links to an external site.).Not sure if you need to cite a source? Refer to this flow diagram.Longer quotes need to be avoided in this short 1.5 page paper. Use your words to make your points.Strongly recommended: Before turning in your essay, double-check your paper for originality and citation infringement. Your final draft will be screened for originality and plagiarism.Listing sources:If you cite a source then list it on your references page, which is a new page aIDed after the last page of the essay. Also, all listed sources need to have at least one in-text citation in the body of the paper.Make effort to follow the APA format.How to create a source in APA format(Links to an external site.).Citation machine(Links to an external site.) – an online source generator.Example source from a web site:Clancy, H. (n.d.). Apple, Microsoft, Motorola wring new revenue out of e-waste. Retrieved October 11, 2015, from http://www.greenbiz.com/article/apple-microsoft-motorola-wring-new-revenue-out-e-wasteThis is a graded assignment. Turnitin is an anti-plagiarism tool that compares your writing with a database of millions of other written works. Your final draft will be checked for originality and will be indexed in the database.