Criteria for Grading Projects
Remember that this is an upper level course with your program of study. By now, you should have mastered good writing style and habits, which you must use when completing these two projects. When completing your projects, please pay attention to the following:
Make sure that you clearly answer all aspects of the question. In doing so, you need to obtain and review appropriate and relevant peer reviewed articles to support your answers.
Analysis and Critical Thinking-
As you know, this is one of the University’s core proficiencies, and thus, you need to show this ability as you thoroughly investigate, analyze, and evaluate the articles you use as references and your answer to the question.
Logic and Flow-
There should be a clear introduction paragraph that informs your reader of the topics that are going to be covered in your paper. Then, clearly discuss your topic with appropriate citation throughout your paper. Discussion should progress logically as was outlined in your introduction and use of appropriate transition statements should be made as you move from one topic to another, and finally, there should be a summary of the paper.
Citation and Reference Formatting-
You are expected to use appropriate, APA style for formatting. You can access this information on the following websites:
or use American Psychological Association. Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, D.C.: Author
Appropriate use of Grammar and correct spelling and proper handling of your paper.You must use appropriate grammar and correct spelling. Your projects must be typewritten and double-spaced, use Times New Roman with 12 font. Each project must contain a cover page, table of contents, and bibliography pages (refer to APA for content and formatting). You must post both Projects as Attachments to preserve the format of your paper. For the Grading rubric for your projects, please refer to the Course Materials folder on the Blackboard.