Implementing Career Theory

Write a 1050- to 1400-word (3-4 page) paper using one theory from each chapter to describe yourself and your personal career path.  Use vocabulary and concepts from each theory to describe your own career path.  At least one paragraph should be written comparing the two theories on the similarities and differences. Be sure to use your textbook, as well as outside resources.

Point Value: 8 Points
Weekly Learning Outcome Alignment: 3, 4, 5
Course Learning Outcome Alignment: 1, 5, 6

 

Assignment Rubric

 

PSY6120.CLOWk1.112017

Description: Write a 1050- to 1400-word (3-4 page) paper using one theory from each chapter to describe yourself and your personal career path. Use vocabulary and concepts from each theory to describe your own career path. At least one paragraph should be written comparing the two theories on the similarities and differences. Be sure to use your textbook, as well as outside resources. Point value: 8 points Weekly Learning Outcome Alignment: 1, 2, 3 Course Learning Outcome Alignment: 1, 5, 6

Total Possible Score: 8.00

Identifies two theories from the textbook

Total: 1.20

Clearly identifies two theories from the textbook.

Identifies two theories from the textbook.

Nominally identifies two theories from textbook.

Identifies one theory from textbook.

Does not identify two theories from textbook

Paper addresses what the theories are about and the key aspects of the theories

Total: 1.20

Includes comprehensive, rich, thorough discussion about the theories and key aspects of the theories, uses multiple resources.

Includes thorough discussion about the theories and key aspects about the theories, uses multiple resources.

Includes discussion about the theories and uses some key aspects, uses multiple resources.

Includes some discussion about the theories, with minimal usage of key aspects.  Uses one or less resource.

Does not describe the two theories.

Describes self through the lens of both theories, using terms from the theory

Total: 1.20

Demonstrates superior ability to thoughtfully, thoroughly, and with great insight describe themselves through the lenses of the chosen theories, using terms from the theories.

Demonstrates ability to thoughtfully, thoroughly, and with great insight, describe themselves through the lenses of the chosen theories, using terms from the theories.

Demonstrates ability to describe themselves through the lenses of chosen theories using some terms from the theories.

Some description of self through the lenses of the chosen theories and/or does not use terminology of the theory.

Does not include description of self through the lenses of the chosen theories.

Describes similarities and differences between the two theories.

Total: 1.20

Includes a thorough, insightful analysis of the similarities and differences between the two theories.

Includes a detailed and insightful analysis of the similarities and differences between the two theories.

Includes an analysis of the similarities and differences between the two theories.

Includes some analysis of the similarities and differences between the two theories.

Does not include analysis of similarities and differences between the two theories.

Writing and Organization

Total: 1.60

5 – Demonstrates exemplary clarity and organization. The paper contains a well-articulated thesis statement, flawless mechanics, and precise APA formatting.

4 – Demonstrates effective clarity and organization. The paper contains a well-articulated thesis statement, proper mechanics, and correct APA formatting.

3 – Demonstrates adequate clarity and organization. The paper contains a clear thesis statement, adequate mechanics, and mostly correct APA formatting.

2 – Demonstrates some clarity and organization. The paper contains an unclear thesis statement, poor mechanics, and improper APA formatting.

1 – Lacking clarity and organization. The paper lacks a thesis statement, effective mechanics, and proper APA formatting.

Research

Total: 1.60

5 – Demonstrates exemplary critical analysis of the research materials.  The student comprehensively uses varied, scholarly, relevant, and current resources to inform analysis, evaluation, problem-solving, and decision-making.

4 – Demonstrates effective critical analysis of the research materials. The student fully uses varied, scholarly, relevant, and current resources to inform analysis, evaluation, problem-solving, and decision-making.

3 – Demonstrates adequate critical analysis of the research materials.  The student adequately uses varied, scholarly, relevant, and current resources to inform analysis, evaluation, problem-solving, and decision-making.

2 – Demonstrates some critical analysis of the research materials.  The student partially uses varied, scholarly, relevant, and current resources to inform analysis, evaluation, problem-solving, and decision-making.

1 – Lacking critical analysis of the research materials. The student fails to use varied, scholarly, relevant, and current resources to inform analysis, evaluation, problem-solving, and decision-making.

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