Recent Question/Assignment

Length and/or format: 700 words long.
The Op-Ed piece
Write an Op-Ed (opinion-editorial) that allows you to demonstrate an understanding of how issues relating to the dignity of the human person and the realization of the common good may be addressed by you in your professional practice now and in the future.
You will need to select one issue from the list below that relates to the degree program you are studying and write a concise but persuasive opinion piece on this issue relating to the dignity of the human person and the realisation of the common good that relates to your future professional practice.
List of issues:
• unaffordable health care
• health/wellbeing as a human right (violations)
• nonqualified commentators/advisors giving advice on people’s health
• the “lethality” of loneliness (and isolation)
• failing to “close the gap”
• cuts in government funding for education
• unaffordable education
• the task of education (overcoming racism, ageism or sexism)
• excessive profits (business contexts)
• alienation on social media networks
• criminal “youth gangs”
• plastic in the (human) food chain
Readings for this assessment:
The readings of the unit available to you via LEO and through any wider or further reading you wish to include. Please note that you are not required to read outside of the reading list in the unit in order to achieve a high distinction in this assessment task.
HD
85-100 Di
75-84 Cr
65-74 Pa
50-64 NN
0-49
Analysis and Evaluation
(40 marks) Provides a highly distinctive analysis and evaluation showing how an issue relating to the dignity of the human person and realization of Provides a distinctive analysis and evaluation showing how an issue relating to the dignity of the human person and realization of the Provides a creditable analysis and evaluation showing how an issue relating to the dignity of the human person and realization of the Provides a satisfactory analysis and evaluation showing how an issue relating to the dignity of the human person and Fails to provide a satisfactory analysis and evaluation to show how an issue relating to the dignity of the human person and