Complete one hour of intense self-study and understanding on the self terminology from the eText.
On-ground students – There will be a one hour lecture and discussion led by your professor on the self terminology from the textbook.
Watch Dr. Andrea Pennington’s TEDx IUM talk
Watch “Your Body Language May Shape Who You Are”
Think about the word that Dr. Pennington used that relates to your textbook term social actor. How do the two relate?
Think about how Dr. Pennington’s message relates to the self as a motivated agent. How have you been a motivated agent?
In 250+ words, answer the questions posed in Activities 4 and 5 on a Word document.
Upload your work to Moodle.
Online students – your assignment .
On-ground students – your instructor will provide you with the due date.
Attempt number This is attempt 1.
Submission status No attempt
Grading status Not graded
This rubric is used for all writing assignments in PSY110.
Demonstrates exceptional engagement with the topic, recognizing multiple dimensions and/or perspectives with elaboration and depth; offers exceptional insight beyond the assignment requirement. Represents full understanding of the assignment; every word counts. All assignment requirements have been met.
Demonstrates engagement with the topic, recognizing multiple dimensions and/or perspectives; offers some insight. Represents adequate understanding of the assigned topic; minimal irrelevant material. All assignment requirements have been met.
Shows some engagement with the topic without elaboration; offers basic observations but rarely original insight. Some intelligible ideas, but overall understanding is weak, unclear, or too broad. Most assignment requirements have been met.
Shows minimal engagement with the topic, failing to recognize multiple dimensions/ perspectives; lacking even basic observations. Assignment lacks focus and/or a observable understanding. Some assignment requirements have been met.
Does not engage with topic, failing to recognize any relevant perspective; written entirely off-topic. Assignment does not meet requirements or was not submitted.
Organization and Format
Assignment is perfectly formatted. Organization is exceptionally logical and exceeds the assignment prompt expectations; paragraphs/sentences are well-developed and appropriately divided; ideas linked with smooth and effective transitions.
Assignment has fewer than 3 formatting errors. Few organizational problems on any of the 3 levels (overall, paragraph, transitions). Assignment includes introduction and conclusion are effectively written and related to the whole.
Assignment has fewer than 5 formatting errors. Organization, overall and/or within paragraphs, is formulaic or occasionally lacking in coherence; few evident transitions. Introduction and/or conclusion may lack logic.
Assignment does not adhere to appropriate formatting. Organization is missing both overall and within sentences/paragraphs. Introduction and conclusion may be lacking or illogical.
Assignment does not adhere to appropriate formatting. The work is fully unorganized or written in stream of consciousness. No discernible introduction or conclusion or assignment was not submitted.
Uses exceptional, accurate, relevant, and compelling content to illustrate mastery of the subject, adequately conveying understanding, and shaping the assignment in its entirety.
Uses appropriate, relevant and compelling content to explore ideas within the context of the topic, and shaping the assignment in its entirety.
Uses appropriate and relevant content to develop and explore ideas throughout most of the assignment.
Uses appropriate and relevant content to develop simple ideas in some parts of the assignment.
Does not use appropriate content or does not develop any ideas within the assignment or assignment was not submitted.
APA Formatting and Documentation
Cites all data obtained from other sources. APA citation style is perfectly used in both text and reference page. More than 5 current sources, of which all are peer-review journal articles or scholarly books. Sources include both general background sources and specialized sources. Special interest sources and popular literature are acknowledged as such if they are cited. All web sites utilized are authoritative.
Cites most data obtained from other sources. APA citation style is used in both text and reference page. Contains 3 current sources, of which at least 2 are peer reviewed journal articles or scholarly books. All web sites utilized are authoritative.
Cites some data obtained from other sources. Citation style is either inconsistent or incorrect. Fewer than 3 sources, or fewer than 2 of 3 are peer-reviewed journal articles or scholarly books. All web sites utilized are credible.
Does not cite sources. Fewer than 3 sources and none are peer-reviewed journal articles or scholarly books. Not all web sites utilized are credible, and/or sources are not current.
Does not cite any sources at all with no obvious sourcing within the document or assignment was not submitted.
Mechanics, Spelling, and Grammar
Uses graceful language that exceptionally communicates meaning to readers with clarity and fluency, and is virtually free of spelling and grammar errors.
Uses straightforward language that generally conveys meaning to readers. The language in the paper has few spelling and grammar errors.
Uses language that generally conveys meaning to readers with clarity, although writing may include some spelling and grammar errors.
Uses language that sometimes impedes meaning because of errors in usage.
Uses language and syntax that is incomprehensible or blatantly disregards common grammar (i.e. no punctuation throughout) or assignment was not submitted.
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