Read the Article then Summarize it in Two Paragraphs

Mar 6th, 2014
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Assignment 1: Paraphrasing Discussion

Read this article and write two paragraphs summarizing its content. (Please be aware that this article does not use APA formatting so do not use it as an example when you are developing your APA-style citations for this assignment.)

Tucker, J., & Courts, B. (2010). Grade inflation in the college classroom.Foresight: The Journal of Futures Studies, Strategic Thinking and Policy,12(1), 45–53. doi:

Remember to use APA-style in-text citations where appropriate in each paragraph. The complete reference entry for this article is above. A refresher on citing sources is available at

  • In the first paragraph, use quotation often to highlight the main points of this excerpt.
  • In the second paragraph, use paraphrase only to highlight the main points of this excerpt.

Use properly documented sources outside of this course to justify, support, and expand on your response.

Also, please comment on the following important topic:

  • Describe an efficient filing system to store a large number of Word documents on your personal PC.

Your initial response should be at least 150 words. Each of your follow-up responses should be at least 50 words.

Respond to your classmates by noting which of the two summaries is more effective and why.

By Friday, March 7, 2014, post your response to the appropriate Discussion Area.

Assignment 1 Grading Criteria

Maximum Points

Initial Discussion Response


Discussion Participation


Writing Craftsmanship and Ethical Scholarship




Please no plagiarism!!

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