Action Plan for the Three I’s Essay Assignment
Step 1: Topic Selection and Approval
- Potential topics, focusing on current issues, industries, or policies related to the Internet.
- Ensure the topic differs from the one researched for Assessment Item 2.
- Seek approval for the chosen topic from your tutor.
Step 2: Initial Research
- Start with a general overview of the topic to understand its relevance and significance.
- Identify potential sources: academic journals, articles, books, and reputable online sources.
- Start gathering information on the three I’s related to the topic: Ideas, Interests, and Institutions.
Step 3: Deep Dive into the ‘Three I’s’
- Research historical and social contexts that shaped these ideas.
- Understand cultural, national, or social group differences related to these ideas.
- Identify major companies or entities involved.
- Investigate any controversies related to their operation.
- Identify any competing interests or disruptions in the industry.
- Determine the government or regulatory bodies associated with the topic.
- Understand the decision-making processes, transparency, and accountability of these institutions.
Step 4: Design Infographics
- Collate key findings and stakeholders for each of the three I’s.
- Use tools like Canva, Piktochart, or Adobe Illustrator to design infographics.
- Ensure infographics are visually appealing and convey information clearly and concisely.
Step 5: Drafting the Essay
- Organize your findings and structure your essay with an introduction, body, and conclusion.
- Write the draft, integrating the infographics and ensuring a logical flow of arguments and information.
- Cite sources appropriately throughout.
Step 6: Finalize the Essay
- Revise the draft based on feedback.
- Ensure all references are correctly cited.
- Proofread for grammar, clarity, and coherence.
- Prepare the bibliography with at least 10 academic references.