Week 2 – Discussion 1 1 1 unread reply. 1 1 reply. Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Refer to the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric under the Settings icon above for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated. The Health Club This week you have read research on the theories of motivation, cognitive dissonance, and self-perception, as well as processing persuasive messages. Now you will have a chance to showcase what you have learned by creating a recommendation based on this scenario (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. about a local health club. Your post should be approximately 500 words in length and include appropriate APA-style citations and references as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. In addition to citing the assigned works you read this week, please locate and cite at least two more peer-reviewed journal articles on one of the areas studied this week to support your position. These articles should be recent (published within the last 10 years).