The topics for the discussion paper are as follows:
1. European Union
2. Outsourcing and its influences on people and places
3. Population control by government and its impacts on sex ratio (males per
4. Tourism industry and its effects on countries and people
5. Migration and its effects
You are expected to write only 2 discussion papers from the above mentioned
Total Points: 15 points each, total points for the assignment is 15*2 = 30
1. What does the topic mean/imply? What are the factors that facilitate it? 1
+ 2 points.
2. Explain Four Advantages: 4 points. (Give examples)
3. Explain Four Disadvantages: 4 points. (Give examples)
4. Your opinion of the topic and what factors influenced your opinion: 4 points.
TOTAL POINTS: 3 + 4+ 4+ 4= 15]
PLEASE NOTE: if you do not clearly demarcate sections points will be
deducted. All sections need to be answered. Explain your thoughts with real
Please make sure your paper clearly highlights 4 points favoring the topic you
select, 4 points against the topic and a final paragraph clearly stating your opinion
of the topic. The arguments that you provide need to be exclusive and explained
with real world examples.
Your point of view must be clearly explained. Originality is appreciated and
plagiarism of any sort will be penalized. PLEASE DO NOT WRITE JUST A
SENTENCE OR PART OF A SENTENCE FOR EACH POINT. Please try to explain
DISCUSSION PAPER Total: 30 points
why you have chosen the point and use examples to explain your line of thought.
Please do not copy and paste sections form different articles and cite your sources
Please use scholarly journals and do not copy paste from them but cite them
properly. Extract the central thought from them and write in your own words.
You must refer to scholarly journals for the write up. At least 2 such
journals per essay need to be incorporated. Please ensure that you cite the
journals accurately. MLA or APA style can be used.
What is a scholarly journal:
Submission guidelines: The assignment must be submitted by the due date
ONLINE IN CANVAS only as a single file with a clearly legible font type and size.
(Times New Roman, Arial or Calibri with Font size 12 single spaced). Remember
single submission is permitted so please keep your document ready when you
want to submit your file. Please save both your essays as a single document since
only 1 submission is permitted and submit through CANVAS only.
File type for submission needs to be a canvas accepted file type
Files submitted as e-mails will not be accepted as an official form of submission.
At least 1000 words for each essay.