Final Paper Question:
How might the recent oil spill off Huntington Beach impact the wider environmental movement? How do you think environmental disasters like this should impact the COP26 United Nations Climate Change Conference?
Some possible resources:
https://www.randomlengthsnews.com/archives/2021/10/28/oc-oil-spill-opens-window-on-systemic-failures/36462?v=7516fd43adaa (Community Newspaper Perspective)
Your paper should be 1000-1200 words or about 3-4 pages. Please pay careful attention to spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Remember that citations are required for both paraphrasing and direct quotes from either the text or lecture. Feel free to cite other books and articles as needed. Include a full list of works cited at the back (APA, MLA or other citation standard).
Prior to beginning work on this assignment, read the A Model of Global Citizenship: Antecedents and Outcomes article and watch the Globalization at a Crossroads (Links to an external site.) video. Go to the UAGC Library and locate one additional source on global citizenship that will help support your viewpoint, or you may choose one of the following articles found in the Week 1 Required Resources:
From Globalism to Globalization: The Politics of Resistance
Globalization, Globalism and Cosmopolitanism as an Educational Ideal
Transnationalism and Anti-Globalism
Reflect: Please take some time to reflect on how the concept of global citizenship has shaped your identity and think about how being a global citizen has made you a better person in your community.
Write: Use the Week 1 Example Assignment Guide Download Week 1 Example Assignment Guidewhen addressing the following prompts:
Describe and explain a clear distinction between “globalism” and “globalization” after viewing the video and reading the article.
Describe how being a global citizen in the world of advanced technology can be beneficial to your success in meeting your personal, academic, and professional goals.
Explain why there has been disagreement between theorists about the definition of global citizenship and develop your own definition of global citizenship after reading the article by Reysen and Katzarska-Miller.
Choose two of the six outcomes of global citizenship from the article (i.e., intergroup empathy, valuing diversity, social justice, environmental sustainability, intergroup helping, and the level of responsibility to act for the betterment of this world).
Explain why those two outcomes are the most important in becoming a global citizen compared to the others.
Describe at least two personal examples or events in your life that illustrate the development of global citizenship based on the two outcomes you chose.
Identify two specific general education courses.
Explain how each course influenced you to become a global citizen.
The Importance of Becoming a Global Citizen
Must be 750 to 1,000 words in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style, as outlined in the UAGC Writing Center’s APA Style resource. (Links to an external site.)
Must include a separate title page with the following:
Title of paper
Course name and number
For further assistance with the formatting and the title page, refer to APA Formatting for Word 2013 (Links to an external site.).
Must utilize academic voice. See the Academic Voice (Links to an external site.) resource for additional guidance.
Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. Your introduction paragraph needs to end with a clear thesis statement that indicates the purpose of your paper.
For assistance on writing Introductions & Conclusions (Links to an external site.) as well as Writing a Thesis Statement (Links to an external site.), refer to the UAGC Writing Center resources.
Must use at least one credible source in addition to the two required sources (video and article).
The Scholarly, Peer Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources (Links to an external site.) table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for an assignment. The Integrating Research (Links to an external site.) tutorial will offer further assistance with including supporting information and reasoning.
Must document in APA style any information used from sources, as outlined in the UAGC Writing Center’s In-Text Citation Guide (Links to an external site.).
Must have no more than 15% quoted material in the body of your essay based on the Turnitin report. References list will be excluded from the Turnitin originality score.
Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style. See the Formatting Your References List (Links to an external site.) resource in the UAGC Writing Center for specifications.
The following must be covered in the paper:
Give a complete explanation of why your topic is a human ecology issue and assess different points of view, assumptions, and/or arguments regarding your topic.
Describe the issue in terms of its effect on the interrelationship of the physical, biological, and ecological systems.
Describe the impacts on the environment resulting from human decisions related to this issue.
This assignment will require you to apply the skills gained during the library activities you completed in Modules 1 through 5. Using library resources, research a human ecology topic of your choice and follow the directions to complete a research paper on the topic evaluating both the issue and the impacts from human decisions regarding the issue.
This research paper will give you an opportunity to explore a human ecology issue of your choice in more depth. Review the assignment rubric to ensure you earn maximum points. Examples of research topics, directions for writing the research paper, and the grading rubric are provided to help guide you through the research paper process.
The main theoretical points of these 4 article’s are summarised and discussed in your own words, while always in dialogue with the reading material. The review should be 3-4pages (1½ line spacing) of continuous and concise text which discusses aspects in the articles that interest you.