Discussion for Infancy debate about vaccinations and their safety

Discussion for Infancy

There is much debate about vaccinations and their safety.  What are the benefits of vaccines?  What are the possible harmful effects?  Why is it important for a society or culture to encourage vaccinations?

Posting should be approximately 500 words. Make sure to respond to at least one other student’s post. Check your syllabus for the discussion post grading rubric.

GRADING RUBRIC FOR DISCUSSION POSTS

CONTENT:

0 points: Student does not answer question.

Student does not write an answer that responds to the posted question.

1 to 10 points: Student writes an answer that partially addresses posed question. Student response does not offer textbook or other source information to substantiate claim. Student does not offer his/her own thoughts/opinions regarding the posed question.

10 to 30 points: Student fully answers posed question. Sources are not cited. Student’s original ideas are not represented.

30 to 50 points: Student fully answers posed question. Source information is cited to substantiate claims. Student presents original ideas or opinions. Student response invites feedback from others so as to propel the discussion forward.

MECHANICS:

0 points: Student does not answer question.

Student writes a response as if he/she were texting/emailing a friend; i.e. slang, abbreviations, no punctuation, no capitalization, etc.

1 to 10 points: Student has multiple spelling, punctuation, grammatical, and/or syntax errors.

10 to 30 points: Student has less than 10 spelling, punctuation, grammatical, and/or syntax errors.

50 points: Student has three (3) or less spelling, punctuation, grammatical, and/or syntax errors.