Discussions are an opportunity for you to practice clearly and effectively communicating your ideas, interact with and respectfully challenge your peers, and support your writing with examples and scholarly resources. Be sure to answer all questions and view the rubric to be sure you can earn maximum points.
Successfully completing this activity meets Module Outcomes 1 & 3.
This activity aligns with the career competencies of written communication and critical thinking.
For your discussion posting this week, address the following:
Please watch the TED Talk by Esther Perel titled, “The secret to desire in a long-term relationship.” (Links to an external site.) [Video file, 19:03]
In your discussion, write about your reaction to the video and answer questions in the instructions.
In your discussion, please be sure to answer the following questions:
– What did you learn from this video, or how did the TED Talk change the way you think about something?
– Discuss how the video relates to the patterns of attraction identified in your text, as well as the theoretical approaches to love.
– Identify and share some scholarly research that supports ideas presented in the TED Talk, or the ideas you wrote about yourself.
Remember, for maximum points in discussions you need to reply to at least three of your classmates’ postings before Sunday night.
Consult Discussion Criteria and the Discussion Posting Guide for information about writing your discussion posts. It is recommended that you write your post in a document first. Check your work and correct any spelling or grammatical errors.
This is a “post first” discussion forum, which means you must submit your initial post before you can view other students’ posts. When you are ready to make your initial post, click on “Reply.” Then copy/paste the text into the message field, and click “Post Reply.” This is a “post first” discussion forum. You must submit your initial post before you can view other students’ posts.
To respond to a peer, click “Reply” beneath her or his post and continue as with an initial post.
Remember to properly cite and reference your sources in APA format!