Student Contributed Resource Worksheet
Directions: Please type your answers in the boxes provided. If you need more space, the box will expand as you write—so, there is no need to worry about space. Do not write your answers in a separate document because your Instructor uses the Rubric after each question to grade that section. You may also use the Rubric as a guide to make sure you completed the question correctly.
Quality of Life in Cities: Perspectives
1. Find one article from the library or credible Internet site that focuses on quality of life in a specific city or in cities generally.
Note: You may use articles by the authors listed in the Learning Resources section but you may also include other authors.
Insert the requested information in the box below.
Year and date of publication:
Name of the article (or web article or website):
Name of the publication (or website):
Volume and issue number (for magazine or journal articles):
URL (that is, the web address) of the website (if applicable):
Next, attempt to organize the information above into an APA-style reference. There are two examples in the following box, one for an article published in a magazine or journal and one for an article published on a website.
Insert APA reference below.
Example of an article published in a magazine or journal:
Kotkin, J. (2005). Cities: Places sacred, safe, and busy. The Next American City, (8), 19–22.
Example of an article published on a website:
Montgomery, C. (2013, November 1). The secrets of the world’s happiest cities. The Guardian. Retrieved from http://www.theguardian.com/society/2013/nov/01/secrets-worlds-happiest-cities-commute-property-prices
Enter your attempt at an APA style reference:
Finally, post this reference to the course blog.
Question #1 Rubric (for Instructor use only)
Did the student find one academically appropriate source? _____ / 17.5 points
Did the student provide all the requested details about the source? _____/ 17.5 points
Did the student attempt to put the reference to the source in APA format? _____/ 17.5 points
Did the student post the reference to the course blog? _____ / 17.5 points
2. Write an annotation in the box below. An annotation summarizes the article and its point of view. It can be thought of as the explanation for why the article relates to the topic or an Assignment. Your annotation for this article should be 3–4 sentences.
Insert your answer below.
Question #2 Rubric (for Instructor use only)
Did the student provide an explanation for why the article relates to the topic? _____/30 points
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