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Assignment 1: Issue

Due:  Sunday midnight at the end of the 4th Week

Topic:

In Assignment 1: Issue you will choose a problem facing child or adolescents in today’s society. 

  • Describe the problem
  • How common is it?
  • Who is affected by the problem?
  • What theories explain this problem?
  • Has the problem changed over the last decade?
  • How credible is the research you found related to this problem?
  • Is there generally a consensus about the key aspects of the problems, or is there a lot of controversy?

Research paper or opinion paper?

Research, NOT opinion

Number of published, peer-reviewed sources required; must all be published within the last 8 years

  • The textbook may be used as one of these resources.
  • Do not use any direct quotes from any sources

5

Length required (not including title page and references

  • Tables, graphs, charts, lists, figures, etc. may be used, however do not count toward the length requirement

800-1200 words

Reference style required

American Psychological Association, 6th edition

Submission requirements

Microsoft Word document submitted as attachment in Assignment Submission area.  Do not attach to a Message or email, and do not paste into Submission text box.

 

 

 

Assignment 2: Application

Due:  Sunday midnight at the end of the 8th Week

Topic:

In Assignment 2: Application, you will address the same issue from an applied perspective:

  • What is being done to address this problem?
  • Is there a consensus about how to improve this problem, or is there a great deal of controversy?
  • What solutions have already been tried for this problem?
    • How successful have these solutions been?
    • What are the barriers to solving this problem?
    • What resources are available in YOUR community to deal with this problem? 
  • Future approaches to the problem
  • How will this problem be addressed in the future?
  • How successful are these solutions likely to be?

Research paper or opinion paper?

Research, NOT opinion

Number of published, peer-reviewed sources required; must all be published within the last 8 years

  • The textbook may be used as one of these resources.
  • Do not use any direct quotes from any sources

3 NEW sources, not cited in Assignment 1

Length required (not including title page and references

  • Tables, graphs, charts, lists, figures, etc. may be used, however do not count toward the length requirement

800-1200 words

Reference style required

American Psychological Association, 6th edition

Submission requirements

Microsoft Word document submitted as attachment in Assignment Submission area.  Do not attach to a Message or email, and do not paste into Submission text box.

 

Grading Rubric for each Assignment

CHFD307

Rubric

POSSIBLE POINTS

 STUDENT POINTS

Student exhibits a defined and clear understanding of the assignment.  Thesis is clearly defined and well-constructed to help guide the reader throughout the assignment.  Student builds upon the thesis of the assignment with well-documented and exceptional supporting facts, figures, and/or statements. 

25

 

Student demonstrates proficient command of the subject matter in the assignment.  Assignment shows an impressive level of depth of student’s ability to relate course content to practical examples and applications.  Student provides comprehensive analysis of details, facts, and concepts in a logical sequence.

35

 

Learner provides a strategic approach in presenting examples of problem solving or critical thinking, while drawing logical conclusions which are not immediately obvious.  Student provides well-supported ideas and reflection with a variety of current and/or world views in the assignment.  Student presents a genuine intellectual development of ideas throughout assignment.

20

 

Student thoroughly understands and excels in explaining all major points.  An original, unique, and/or imaginative approach to overall ideas, concepts, and findings is presented.  Overall format of assignment includes an appropriate introduction (or abstract), well- developed paragraphs, and conclusion.  Finished assignment demonstrates student’s ability to plan and organize research in a logical sequence.  Student uses at least of 5-7 references in assignment. 

20

 

TOTAL

100

 

  

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