Developmental theories

Students will write a 3-5 page paper comparing and contrasting the learning theories discussed in Chapter 2 (Berger). The paper will include contributions as well as criticisms of each theory and how these theories relate to personality development.

The student will examine one theory and discuss its relevance (or lack of relevance) to early childhood development. The student will also examine the learning theories from a Christian worldview.

The paper will follow APA style and format: title page, one-inch margins, 12 font, Times New Roman, double-space. Do not use quotations; instead, paraphrase and cite the source. Students will cite a minimum of three scholarly sources. Textbooks permitted for this assignment.

The Written Paper/Essay rubric for this assignment can be found on the Rubrics page.

Developmental theories assignment

Rubric

Written Paper/Essay Rubric

Written Paper/Essay Rubric
Criteria Ratings Pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeQuality of Information
40.0 to >36.0 pts Information clearly relates to the main topic. It includes several supporting details and/or examples. All subtopics are addressed and all questions answered with strong elaboration. 36.0 to >32.0 pts Information clearly relates to the main topic. It provides 1-2 supporting details and/or examples. All subtopics are addressed and most questions answered with adequate elaboration. 32.0 to >28.0 pts Information clearly relates to the main topic. Insufficient details and/or examples are given. All subtopics are addressed, and most questions answered with minimal elaboration. 28.0 to >0pts Information has little or nothing to do with the main topic. Some subtopics were not addressed
40.0pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeOrganization
10.0 to >9.0 pts Information is very organized with well-constructed paragraphs and subheadings. Writing shows high degree of logic and reasoning of points. 9.0 to >8.0 pts Information is organized with well-constructed paragraphs. Transitions used between ideas and paragraphs to createcoherence. 8.0 to >7.0 pts Organization of information and construction of paragraphs need improving. 7.0 to >0 pts The information is disorganized. Writing lacks logical organization.
10.0pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAPA Style and Format
20.0 to >18.0 pts Meets all APA format and assignment requirements without errors. 18.0 to >16.0 pts Meets APA format and assignment requirements with some errors. 16.0 to >14.0 pts Follows APA format and assignment requirements, but paper has several errors. 14.0 to >0 pts Fails to follow APA format and assignment requirements.
20.0pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeSources
15.0 to >13.5 pts All sources (information and graphics) are accurately documented in the desired format. Used scholarly sources. 13.5 to >12.0 pts All sources (information and graphics) are accurately documented, but a few are not in the desired format. Used scholarly sources. 12.0 to >10.5 pts All sources (information and graphics) are accurately documented, but many are not in the desired format. Used scholarly sources. 10.5 to >0 pts Some sources are not accurately documented; format is incorrect. Failed to use scholarly sources.
15.0pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeMechanics
15.0 to >13.5 pts No grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors. 13.5 to >12.0 pts Almost no grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors 12.0 to >10.5 pts A few grammatical, spelling, or punctuation errors. 10.5 to >0 pts Many grammatical, spelling, or punctuation errors.
15.0pts
Total Points: 100.0

 

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