ALTERNATIVE ASSIGNMENT

ALTERNATIVE ASSIGNMENT: Comets to the Core
Review the readings and videos that are posted in eLearning and write a 3-to-4 page essay that
answers the following 3 questions:
1. Based on your review of the readings and videos available in eLearning, which of
the following approaches (see below) do you believe to be the most effective way
to eliminate childhood poverty?
Addressing social factors related to childhood poverty
Addressing economic factors related to childhood poverty
Addressing environmental factors related to childhood poverty
Addressing health factors related to childhood poverty
Addressing policies related to childhood poverty
2. Why do you believe this is the best approach?
3. How can you, as an individual, positively affect childhood poverty in your local,
regional, or global communities?
To complete this assignment, you will need to incorporate what you have learned from the
readings and videos provided in eLearning. You may also gather additional information through
sources such as the UT Dallas library, Google Scholar, or government websites.
FORMATTING
3-to-4 pages
Double-spaced
Times New Roman font
12pt. font size
Separate works cited page (you may use any citation format—e.g., APA, MLA, etc.)
WHERE TO SUBMIT YOUR ASSIGNMENT
To submit your assignment, please click here: Submit Alternative Assignment. There are 3 steps
to the submission process—please be sure to read and follow all of the instructions. If you have
trouble submitting your assignment or if you have any questions, please email
core@utdallas.edu.
Please note that assignment submissions will be reviewed by 12pm each day from November
4
th through November 22nd. If you submit your assignment after 12pm, it will be reviewed the
following business day, and as a result, will delay your hold being released.
Fall 2019