Week 3 Written Assignment – The Evening News
You are to report “the evening news” in a class. Your news report must present a news item or current event that is pertinent to international health). Please do not report a journal article – report “the news” from a newspaper, website, TV, or other source. CNN or BBC news might be especially interesting. After you report the news, give your thoughts and opinions about how what you reported could affect health organizations and management of those organizations. In keeping with current trends in news reporting, you may make ‘the news’ fun and entertaining. Prepare your news report as follows:
- Source [2 points]
- Concisely state the news in your own words – e.g., who, what, where, when, why. (1/2 page) [2 points]
- Explain how you think health organizations and health care management could be affected by what you reported. Describe at least 3 specific ways that health organizations and their management could be affected by what you read. What should health care managers do? (1/2 page) [4 points]
- Personal reflection – how does this topic impact you personally and/or professionally (1/2 page) [2 points]
Total: 10 Points
Be sure to include your name, the date of the news item and the source (CNN, BBC, Local News).
This Drop Box is set to “Peer Review” so you all may read each other’s news items.