Task 1: Develop a substantive main thread addressing each part of the prompt in full. Your initial thread should be 2-3 paragraphs in length (200+ words total). Support your points with examples or illustrations from the text. Quotations/citations are not strictly required, but MLA style should be used if quoting or paraphrasing from the literature or outside sources. Review the How-To Guide: MLA Formatting and Citations page (linked in class) as needed.
Discussion Post 1: Americanization – how would you define this? Can you point to specific examples in your life or schooling? How has the internet progressed or stifled Americanization? How about social media specifically? Can you provide examples? Incorporate a credible source (practice with paraphrase). Remember your audience for discussion forums: peers & professor.
Task 1: Your initial post should be at least 200 words.
Discussion Post 2: In your opinion, did the creation of the Dept. of Homeland Security, and the reorganization of emergency response agencies, impact federal emergency management capabilities? Explain.
Task 1: Create a new discussion topic on or before the due date in the Course Syllabus -> Course Schedule by clicking the ‘**REPLY HERE**’ post below. In your reply, you will post your response to the main topic. Your response should be a minimum of 150 words.
Discussion Post 3: In your brief overview of computer architecture and digital security, what are your own thoughts and processes in protecting your own digital security? Do you utilize software and services to protect your digital information? If not, what policies do you set for yourself? In what ways do you see needed improvement?