During this activity:
This activity helps students develop the following skills, values and attitudes: proficiency in English, critical thinking, and a vision of the international context.
Individually, read the article “Language as the ‘Ultimate Weapon’ in Nineteen Eighty-Four” written by Jem Berkes in the year 2000. Afterwards, publish a blog entry as stated below.
In your course blog, publish an original blog entry of at least 300 words in English.
Reflect and write about this question: Why is the Nineteen Eighty-Four novel by George Orwell relevant to a student taking the Programming Language course? Use the previous reading as a starting point.
Don’t forget to cite your sources.
Due date is Wednesday, April 10.
This activity will be evaluated using the following criteria:
|100||The blog entry meets all the requirements.|
|-10||The blog entry contains three or more grammar or spelling errors.|
|-30||The blog entry was published or shared after the due date.|
|-30||The blog entry cited some resource, but the corresponding reference was not included.|
|-50||The blog entry consists of less than 300 words.|
|-99||The blog entry is not in English.|
|-99||The blog entry was plagiarized in whole or in part.|