‘What's the big deal? Nobody gets hurt or disadvantaged if
Support or refute the above statement, making reference to existing and credible research on the topic to provide a strong basis for your argument position.
When answering this style of essay you are to consider the above topic statement from more than one point of view and provide supported, credibly referenced arguments for and against the main ideas and draw a conclusion.
Suggested (but not limited to) points to consider in your research and argument;
· Ethics and integrity – moral implications
· Trust and Credibility issues – breach of trust, reputation - fellow students, teachers, employees, employers, customers, community, family
· Academic issues – academic capability, idea development
· Societal issues – cultural issues, advancement / continuing development of knowledge
Your response should show evidence of having consulted a wide range of credible reference sources (minimum of six) including textbooks, peer reviewed journals, business periodicals and reputable websites to assist you in your discussion.
This assessment task is to be presented in a correctly structured Argumentative Essay format. Time will be provided in tutorials to assist you with the essay research, planning and writing process, so it is vital that you attend all classes.
All information sources used in your essay must be acknowledged by referencing (in-text and references list). William Angliss Institute uses the APA referencing system. A link to WAI’s complete guide for this referencing style is provided below: