Psy 100 assignment 2: adjustment case study

Assignment 2: Adjustment Case Study

 
Criteria

 

Unacceptable Below 60% F

Meets Minimum Expectations 60%-69% D

 

Fair
70%-79%

 

Proficient
80%-89%

 

Exemplary
90%-100%

1. Summarize the one (1) article you selected from the NPR Website.  
Weight: 20%

Did not identify and/or summarize one (1) article selected from the NPR Website.

Insufficiently summarized one (1) article selected from the NPR Website.

Partially summarized one (1) article selected from the NPR Website.

Satisfactorily summarized one (1) article selected from the NPR Website.

Thoroughly summarized one (1) article selected from the NPR Website.

2. Describe the major adjustment issues discussed in the article. Weight: 20%

Did not describe the major adjustment issues discussed in the article.

Insufficiently described the major adjustment issues discussed in the article.

Partially described the major adjustment issues discussed in the article.

Satisfactorily described the major adjustment issues discussed in the article.

Thoroughly described the major adjustment issues discussed in the article.

3. Examine at least three (3) evidence-based strategies from the article that could help the individuals enhance their adjustment skills.  
Weight: 20%

Incompletely examined at least three (3) evidence-based strategies from the article that could help the individuals enhance their adjustment skills.

Insufficiently examined at least three (3) evidence-based strategies from the article that could help the individuals enhance their adjustment skills.

Partially examined at least three (3) evidence-based strategies from the article that could help the individuals enhance their adjustment skills.

Satisfactorily examined at least three (3) evidence-based strategies from the article that could help the individuals enhance their adjustment skills.

Thoroughly examined at least three (3) evidence-based strategies from the article that could help the individuals enhance their adjustment skills.

4. Recommend the one evidence-based strategy that is best suited for the people in the article. Provide a rationale for your response.
Weight: 20%

Incompletely recommended the one evidence-based strategy that is best suited for the people in the article. Provide a rationale for your response.

Insufficiently recommended the one evidence-based strategy that is best suited for the people in the article. Provide a rationale for your response.

Partially recommended the one evidence-based strategy that is best suited for the people in the article. Provide a rationale for your response.

Satisfactorily recommended the one evidence-based strategy that is best suited for the people in the article. Provide a rationale for your response.

Thoroughly recommended the one evidence-based strategy that is best suited for the people in the article. Provide a rationale for your response.

5. Writing / Support for ideas
Weight: 5%

Never uses explanations, examples, and evidence that logically support ideas.

Rarely uses explanations, examples, and evidence that logically support ideas.

Partially uses explanations, examples, and evidence that logically support ideas.

Mostly uses explanations, examples, and evidence that logically support ideas.

Consistently uses explanations, examples, and evidence that logically support ideas.

6. Writing / Grammar and mechanics
Weight: 5%

Serious and persistent errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation.

Numerous errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation.

Partially free of errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation.

Mostly free of errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation.

Free of errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation.

7. Information Literacy / Crediting Sources in APA
Weight: 5%

Lack of citations and / or lack of reference section and / or citations don’t correspond to listed references.

In-text citations and references are given, but not in APA format.

Partially shows correct (or approximately correct) use of in-text citations, with matching references using APA format.

Mostly shows correct use of in-text citations with matching references using APA format.

Consistently shows correct use of In-text citations with matching references using APA format.

8. Information Literacy / Research 
Weight: 5%

No sources are used and / or quality of sources are unacceptable.

One (1) source is used and the quality of the source is poor.

One (1) source is used and the quality of the source is questionable.

One (1) source is used and the quality of the source is mostly good.

Two (2) or more sources are used and the quality of the sources is good.