Assignment Step 1: Write the First Draft
Use your outline from Week 4 to write a 2.5–3 page informative essay (page requirement does not include title page or references page). Write your essay to inform your audience about your selected topic. Include one source from the Libary as support. In your informative essay, identify and explain how a concept, subject, or experience within your discipline drives your academic and career interests. You can choose from the following disciplines: nursing, public health, business, information technology, or psychology.
Assignment Step 2: Submit the Draft to Ecree
As part of this week’s assignment, you must submit your assignment to Ecree. Here are the instructions:
1. Go to Ecree by clicking below.
2. Click on “Start an Essay.”
3. Select Writing to Inform Draft.
4. Use the Interactive Editor to complete the template. Upload your draft into Ecree. You also have the option of writing the paper directly in Ecree.
5. Review the feedback in Ecree, and revise your paper directly in Ecree until you are happy with the feedback.
6. Take a screen shot of the final revision in Ecree.
7. Apply the updates to your original draft in Word for submission.
WRITING TO INFORM: DRAFTING
Assignment Step 3: Submit Your Draft and Ecree Feedback for Grading
Upload to the assignment folder a copy of your draft along with a screenshot of your feedback. Submit one document; you can copy the screen shot at the end of your draft.
This assignment will be graded as a completion grade, which means you will receive points for submitting the work.
In this assignment, you are not persuading, or trying to convince your reader of something. Ask yourself: What does my reader need to know?
In your paper:
Explain your selected topic.
Support your explanation of the topic with academic research from one journal article.
Develop text using organization, structure, and transitions that demonstrate understanding of cohesion between main and subtopics.
Apply proper formatting, including a title page, correct margins, font, and spacing.
Integrate into text appropriate use of scholarly sources and evidence.
Your paper should meet the following requirements:
Written communication: Ensure written communication is free of errors that detract from the overall message.
Standard formatting: Use one-inch margins, appropriate headers, and a title page.
Length: Submit 2.5–3 double-spaced pages.
Font and font size: Use Times New Roman, 12-point font.