Homework Ubuntu  Group  Activity:  As  a  group,  provide  a  reasonable  argument  based  on  scientific  evidence  to  debunk  this  myth,  In  addition,

Homework Ubuntu  Group  Activity: 
As  a  group, 
provide  a  reasonable 
argument  based  on 
scientific  evidence  to 
debunk  this  myth, 
In  addition,  each 
group  member  should 
provide  a  short 
paragraph  (up  to 
350  words)    describing 
their  unique  experience 
of  how  the 
COVID19  pandemic  has 
affected  their  life 
personally  and  why 
it  is  important 
to  know  that 
the  COVID19  pandemic 
is  caused  by 
a  virus,  and 
not  a  bacterium. 
This  paragraph  can 
be  written  in 
the  form  of 
a  letter  to 
a  friend  or 
family  member. 1  

Ubuntu  Group  Activity  2  Worksheet  -­‐  Due  by  11:59  PM  on  Monday,  September  13,  2021  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
In  this  course  so  far  we  have  discussed  characteristics  of  life  
and  how  organisms  are  classified.  Some  people  claim  
incorrectly  that  COVID19  disease  is  caused  by  a  bacterium,  
and  not  by  a  virus  

(https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/factcheck/2020/05/29/fact-­‐check-­‐covid-­‐19-­‐caused-­‐
virus-­‐not-­‐bacteria/5277398002/).  The  link  provided  here  describes  why  officials  at  the  World  
Health  Organization  think  that  this  disease  is  caused  by  a  virus.  
 
Ubuntu  Group  Activity:  As  a  group,  provide  a  reasonable  argument  based  on  scientific  evidence  
to  debunk  this  myth,  In  addition,  each  group  member  should  provide  a  short  paragraph  (up  to  
350  words)    describing  their  unique  experience  of  how  the  COVID19  pandemic  has  affected  
their  life  personally  and  why  it  is  important  to  know  that  the  COVID19  pandemic  is  caused  by  a  
virus,  and  not  a  bacterium.  This  paragraph  can  be  written  in  the  form  of  a  letter  to  a  friend  or  
family  member.  
 
Please  submit  one  worksheet  per  group  using  the  submission  link  provided  (i,e,  title  of  this  
assignment),  indicate  the  full  names  of  each  group  member,  and  indicate  the  role  of  each  group  
member  in  completing  this  assignment  in  your  worksheet.  The  roles  of  group  members  are:  
Facilitator,  Recorder,  Spokesperson,  and  Consensus  Builder.  A  description  of  group  roles  is  
provided  below.  This  Group  Assignment  #2  is  worth  a  total  of  25  points  and  will  be  graded  using  
the  Rubric  below.  Only  Word  or  pdf  formats  accepted  for  submission.  
 
Facilitators  Report:  The  group’s  facilitator  for  this  activity  should  prepare  and  submit  a  separate  
Facilitators  Report  (one  per  group)  using  the  separate  submission  link  provided.  As  the  
Facilitator.  During  your  role  as  the  group’s  facilitator,  rate  your  effort  toward  the  well-­‐being  of  
the  group  from  1  –  5  where  1  =  I  put  forth  minimal  effort  to  5  =  I  put  forth  as  much  or  more  
effort  that  was  expected.  Summarize  your  experiences  as  the  group’s  facilitator  in  a  few  
sentences.  Focus  on  how  you  contributed  to  the  group’s  emotional  support,  comradery,  and  
learning  opportunities.  If  you  feel  it  necessary,  describe  1  thing  you  would  like  to  improve  
regarding  your  fulfillment  of  this  role  or  anything  relating  to  your  group’s  dynamics.  In  addition,  
you  should  rate  the  contributions  of  each  of  the  other  members  to  the  final  product  where  1  
=  minimal  contribution  to  5  =  exceptional  contribution  Your  Facilitator’s  Report  should  be  
submitted  separately  using  the  indicated  submission  link.  Only  Word  or  pdf  formats  accepted  
for  submission.  
   

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Ubuntu  Group  Activity  2  Worksheet  -­‐  Due  by  11:59  PM  on  Monday,  September  13,  2021  
Full  Name  of  Group  Member   Role  in  Completing  the  Assignment  
   
   
   
   
   
 
Response  to  Assignment:  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Grading  Rubric  
 

 
 
Description  of  Group  Roles:  
 

•          Facilitator:  Schedules  virtual  meetings  and  manages  the  group  by  helping  to  ensure  
that  the  group  stays  on  task,  is  focused,  and  that  there  is  room  for  everyone  in  the  
conversation.  

 
•          Recorder:  Keeps  a  record  of  those  who  were  in  the  group,  and  the  roles  that  they  

play  in  the  group.  The  recorder  also  records  critical  points  from  the  small  group’s  
discussion  along  with  findings  or  answers.  

 
•          Spokesperson:  Presents  the  group’s  ideas  to  the  rest  of  the  class  or  prepares  the  

final  report  to  be  submitted.  The  Spokesperson  should  rely  on  the  recorder’s  notes  to  
guide  their  report.  

 
•          Consensus  Builder:  Observes  team  dynamics  and  guides  the  consensus-­‐building  

process  (helps  group  members  come  to  a  common  conclusion).  Addresses  any  
technical  issues  that  limit  participation  of  group  members.

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