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There are two parts, part 1 and part 2. The first part is to analyze two articles and write an analysis essay, and the second part is to write a map with the analysis essay written by myself.

total 8-9 pages.

part 1

As you carried out Writing Assignment #1 and Writing Assignment #2, you honed your skills on summary and  evaluation.  Now we will tackle an Analysis essay that synthesizes and compares/contrasts two readings.  Before you begin Writing Assignment #3 – Analysis, read the following short chapters out of our textbook, Writing for Success

Chapter7.pdf 

Actions on Sentence Variety

Chapter8.pdf

Actions on Drafting AND Revising and Editing

Chapter9.pdf

Actions  on Writing Complete Essays

Chapter10.pdf

Actions on Compare/Contrast, Cause/Effect, and Persuasion

Also, before you write this essay, you should watch  this

 https://www.ted.com/talks/sir_ken_robinson_changing_education_paradigms

Directions for Analysis Essay:

This assignment asks you to examine the following two essays:

From Learning as Torture to Learning as Fun.pdf

Actions by Tapscott

Makes Learning Fun.pdf

Actions  by Stoll

After you have read/examined these two essays, you are to write an essay that responds to ONE of the following prompts:

1.  Which author makes the stronger point about the use of computers and education.  Make your claim/thesis and then use the material from BOTH essays, as well as your own experiences/observations to support your claim/thesis.  This essay should be three-four pages in length.  Don’t forget to double space and use 12 pt. font.

2. Examine the role of the teacher as described in EACH essay.  How does each perceive the instructor’s role in the classroom?  The same and/or different?  Which one do you think is – or should be – the best role?  Make your claim/thesis and then use the material from BOTH essays, as well as your own experiences/observations to support your claim/thesis.  This essay should be three-four pages in length.  Don’t forget to double space and use 12 pt. font. 

In order to receive full points on this essay you must use quotes correctly using in-text citations with MLA formatting.  Please watch these two short videos:

https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/mla_style/mla_formatting_and_style_guide/mla_formatting_quotations.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HTaUHS1mnvw

part 2:

Point-by-Point Analysis Road Map for Analysis Essay Activity  

Directions: Fill out the following road map.  Once you fill out this road map you will know that you’ve included all of the information that’s required in this essay.   Since you will be using the writing skill of  sandwiching quotes please read this handout, Quote Sandwich.docx

Introduction – Paragraph 1 (1/2 page in length)

Short summary  of Tapscott essay:

Short summary of Stoll essay:

Your Assertion/Thesis/Claim:

Body – Paragraph 2 (3/4 page in length)

Paraphrase and explanation of first Tapscott quote:

Quote from essay:

Agree and/or Disagree?  Why? :

Specific personal examples that support your Agree/Disagree statement above:

Body – Paragraph 3 (3/4 page in length)

You will be comparing and/or contrasting the first Tapscott quote with the first Stoll quote.

Paraphrase and explanation of first Stoll quote:

Quote from essay:

Agree and/or Disagree? Why?

Specific personal examples that support your Agree/Disagree statement above:

Body – Paragraph 4 (3/4 page in length)

Paraphrase and explanation of second Tapscott quote:

Quote for essay:

Agree and/or Disagree?  Why?

Specific personal examples that support your Agree/Disagree statement above:

Body – Paragraph 5 (3/4 page in length)

You will be comparing and/or contrasting the second Tapscott quote with the second Stoll quote.

Paraphrase  and explanation of second Stoll quote:

Quote from essay:

Agree and/or Disagree?  Why?

Specific personal examples that support your Agree/Disagree statement above:

Conclusion – Paragraph 6 (1/2 page in length)

Rephrase your assertion/thesis/claim:

Based upon your specific personal experience, write a recommendation/policy to the reader. What should we do to support your point of view/assertion?