Formatting Mechanicswell Constructed Using Psywrt

Formatting Mechanicswell Constructed Using Psywrt

Formatting Mechanicswell Constructed Using Psywrt

Please review the questions below, and choose the one that you feel most confident and interested to write an essay to answer.

  1. Define and give an example of problem-focused and emotion-focused coping.
  2. Dan Buettner studied longevity by identifying place on the earth where people live the longest. Based on this research on “blue Zones, they outlined nine characteristics that people in all these places shared.” Discuss at least three of them.
  3. Explain what Dweck meant by fixed and growth mind-sets. Give an example of how these impact motivation to persist on difficult tasks.
  4. Discuss at least two environmental factors that research shows play a vital role in the resilience of children.

Please carefully review the rubric below before you begin so that you are keenly aware of the expectations for this assignment.

Rubric

Research Paper Rubric

Research Paper Rubric

Criteria Ratings Pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeResponsiveness and RelevanceCompletely responsive and relevant to assignment, instructions, stated requirements. Includes all required sections.

20 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeThesis/PurposeIdentifies a relevant research topic and a clear thesis that provides direction for the paper. Thesis clearly and concisely states the position, premise, or hypothesis and is consistently the focal point throughout the paper. Concepts and terminology are clearly understood and used appropriately.

20 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAnalysisDemonstrates clear understanding and careful analysis of the research topic, thesis, and content of the research. Displays critical thinking by comparing and contrasting perspectives, considering counter arguments or opposing positions, and drawing original and thoughtful conclusions. Reasoning and logic are sound.

20 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeResearchProvides compelling, accurate, and substantive evidence to support in-depth the central position beyond assignment requirements. Depth and breadth of research is strong. Research sources are highly relevant, accurate, and reliable and add to the strength of the paper. Appropriately and correctly cites sources.

20 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeClear and Well-organized WritingEach paragraph has a central idea; ideas are connected and paragraphs are developed with details; paper is easy to read and flows naturally in an organized way. Ideas are clearly connected and make sense.

10 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeGrammar/Syntax/Formatting MechanicsWell constructed using standard English, characterized by elements of strong mechanics and basically free from grammar, syntax, punctuation, usage, and spelling errors.

10 pts

Total Points: 100

Textbook Readings
Positive Psychology: The Scientific and Practical Explorations of Human Strengths
Shane J. Lopez, Jennifer Teramoto Pedrotti, Charles Richard Snyder
ISBN-13: 978-1506357355
4th Edition
Chapter 6: Positive Health
Chapter 8: Well-Being Across the Life Span
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