You will be required to write substantive replies to a minimum of 2 other classmatesâ€™ threads. Each reply must be a minimum of 200 words and include at least 2 scholarly resources. Acceptable sources include the textbook, the Bible, outside scholarly articles, etc.
Substantive replies, in contrast to perfunctory replies, add value to the forum, enhance learning, and contain references to any new concepts or ideas presented.
The following suggestions will aid you in successfully composing substantive responses:
Compare/contrast the findings of others with your research.
Compare how the findings of others relate/add to the concepts learned in the required readings.
Share additional knowledge regarding the key topic that relates to the thread.
Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Review your posts prior to submission in order to ensure that your sources are properly cited.