Review feedback from your instructor (in Grades) on your final draft of Writing Project 1 and/or the half draft of this project, from your peers (in M05 Peer Response–Writing Project….
Watch the video or read about the Ernie Lopez case at the video website provided and view the Powerpoint
Step 1: Watch the video or read about the Ernie Lopez case at the video website provided and view the Powerpoint (Available at the links posted above).
Step 2: Research recent cases involving Shaken Baby Syndrome. Your paper should include at least 2 cases not mentioned in the text or video.
Step 3: Write a 3-4 page (Minimum 850 word) reaction essay in response to what you have read and watched.
Reaction or response papers are usually assigned so that you’ll consider carefully what you think or feel about something you’ve watched. The following guidelines are intended to be used for reacting to the video. In your paper, you should address the following questions:
What exactly is shaken baby syndrome?
What is the controversy surrounding a diagnosis, and why? (From the video)
What indicators should investigators look for in suspecting this type of abuse?
What issues should be considered that might disprove an individual case of shaken baby syndrome?
What recent cases involving this diagnosis can be used to illustrate this issue?
This paper should have an introduction, a body, and a conclusion.
(Remember, I must be able to see your analytical and critical thinking skills, as well as see that you have carefully watched this video and read the material.)
Step 4: Cite the sources for your information. Remember, the standard rules of citation apply. (This means including BOTH in-text citations AND a references page.)
Step 5: Save and submit your assignment.
This is an assignment you will want to keep in your personal files as well as submit to your instructor. When you have completed the assignment, save a copy for yourself in an easily accessible place and submit a copy to your instructor.