Research Paper Outline/Feminist Theory

In a one- to two-page paper (excluding title and reference pages), create an outline containing the framework for the topic chosen for your Final Research Paper. The outline should describe how your theory choice fulfills the genetic, social, and individual factors that create a total personality in addition to the following:
The theory’s origin and principles
An assessment of the theory’s validity and utility
How the theorist might have been influenced by his or her culture, ethnicity, gender, and social status
An explanation of why you feel this theory works best for your personal approach to the helping profession.
Use a minimum of two scholarly sources, in addition to the course textbook, that were published within the last 10 years and are formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center.
Grading Rubic
Total Possible Score: 10.00
Creates an Outline Containing the Framework For the Topic Chosen for the Final Paper
Total: 2.00
Distinguished – Creates a highly organized outline for the framework for the Final Paper.
Proficient – Creates an outline for the framework for the Final Paper, but the outline lacks some organization and is slightly underdeveloped.
Basic – Creates an outline for the framework for the Final Paper, but the outline lacks overall organization and is underdeveloped.
Below Expectations – Attempts to create an outline for the framework for the Final Paper; however, the outline lacks fundamental organization and is significantly underdeveloped.
Non-Performance – The outline containing the framework for the Final Paper is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the assignment instructions.
Describes How the Theory Choice Fulfills the Genetic, Social, and Individual Factors That Create the Total Personality
Total: 2.00
Distinguished – Thoroughly describes how the selected theory fulfills all three identified factors.
Proficient – Describes how the selected theory fulfills all three identified factors. Minor details are missing.
Basic – Partially describes how the selected theory fulfills at least two identified factors. Relevant details are missing.
Below Expectations – Attempts to describe how the selected theory fulfills at least two identified factors; however, significant details are missing.
Non-Performance – The descriiption of how the selected theory fulfills the genetic, social, and individual factors that create the total personality is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the assignment instructions.
Describes the Theory’s Origin and Principles, Assessment of Theory’s Validity and Utility, and How the Theorist Might Have Been Influenced By His or Her Culture, Ethnicity, Gender, and Social Status
Total: 2.00
Distinguished – Effectively and thoroughly describes the theory’s principles, assessment of validity and utility, and how the theorist might have been influenced by culture, ethnicity, gender, and social status.
Proficient – Effectively describes the theory’s principles, assessment of validity and utility, and how the theorist might have been influenced by culture, ethnicity, gender, and social status. Minor details are missing.
Basic – Describes the theory’s principles, assessment of validity and utility, and how the theorist might have been influenced by culture, ethnicity, gender, and social status. Relevant details are missing.
Below Expectations – Attempts to describe the theory’s principles, assessment of validity and utility, and how the theorist might have been influenced by culture, ethnicity, gender, and social status.; however, descriiption is vague and/or significant details are missing.
Non-Performance – The descriiption of theory’s origin and principles, assessment of theory’s validity and utility, and how the theorist might have been influenced by his or her culture, ethnicity, gender, and social status is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the assignment instructions.
Explains Why This Theory Works Best for Personal Approach to the Helping Profession
Total: 2.00
Distinguished – Thoroughly explains why this theory works best for personal approach to the helping profession.
Proficient – Explains why this theory works best for personal approach to the helping profession. The explanation is slightly underdeveloped.
Basic – Partially explains why this theory works best for personal approach to the helping profession. The explanation is underdeveloped.
Below Expectations – Attempts to explain why this theory works best for personal approach to the helping profession; however, the explanation is significantly underdeveloped.
Non-Performance – The explanation of why the theory works best for personal approach to the helping profession is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the assignment instructions.
Written Communication: Context of and Purpose for Writing
Total: 0.60
Distinguished – Demonstrates methodical application of organization and presentation of content. The purpose of the writing is evident and easy to understand. Summaries, quotes, and/or paraphrases fit naturally into the sentences and paragraphs. Paper flows smoothly.
Proficient – Demonstrates sufficient application of organization and presentation of content. The purpose of the writing is, for the most part, clear and easy to understand. There are some problems with the blending of summaries, paraphrases, and quotes. Paper flows somewhat smoothly.
Basic – Demonstrates a limited understanding of organization and presentation of content in written work. The purpose of the writing is somewhat evident, but may not be integrated throughout the assignment. There are many problems with the blending of summaries, paraphrases, and quotes. Paper does not flow smoothly in all sections.
Below Expectations – Organization and presentation of content is extremely limited. The purpose of the writing is unclear. There is little or no blending of summaries, paraphrases, and quotes. Paper does not flow smoothly when read.
Non-Performance – The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.
Written Communication: Content Development
Total: 0.60
Distinguished – Uses appropriate, pertinent, and persuasive content to discover and develop sophisticated ideas within the context of the discipline, shaping the work as a whole.
Proficient -Uses appropriate and pertinent content to discover ideas within the context of the discipline, shaping the work as a whole.
Basic – Uses appropriate and pertinent content, but does not apply it toward discovering or developing ideas. Overall, content assists in shaping the written work.
Below Expectations – Uses content, though it may be unrelated or inappropriate to the topic. Content does not contribute toward the development of the written work, and may distract the reader from its purpose.
Non-Performance – The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.
Written Communication: Control of Syntax and Mechanics
Total: 0.20
Distinguished – Displays meticulous comprehension and organization of syntax and mechanics, such as spelling and grammar. Written work contains no errors, and is very easy to understand.
Proficient -Displays meticulous comprehension and organization of syntax and mechanics, such as spelling and grammar. Written work contains no errors, and is very easy to understand.
Basic – Displays basic comprehension of syntax and mechanics, such as spelling and grammar. Written work contains a few errors, which may slightly distract the reader.
Below Expectations – Fails to display basic comprehension of syntax or mechanics, such as spelling and grammar. Written work contains major errors, which distract the reader.
Non-Performance – The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.
APA Formatting
Total: 0.20
Distinguished – Accurately uses APA formatting consistently throughout the paper, title page, and reference page.
Proficient – Exhibits APA formatting throughout the paper. However, layout contains a few minor errors.
Basic – Exhibits basic knowledge of APA formatting throughout the paper. However, layout does not meet all APA requirements.
Below Expectations – Fails to exhibit basic knowledge of APA formatting. There are frequent errors, making the layout difficult to distinguish as APA.
Non-Performance – The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.
Page Requirement
Total: 0.20
Distinguished -The length of the paper is equivalent to the required number of correctly formatted pages.
Proficient -The length of the paper is nearly equivalent to the required number of correctly formatted pages.
Basic – The length of the paper is equivalent to at least three quarters of the required number of correctly formatted pages.
Below Expectations – The length of the paper is equivalent to at least one half of the required number of correctly formatted pages.
Non-Performance – The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.
Resource Requirement
Total: 0.20
Distinguished – Uses more than the required number of scholarly sources, providing compelling evidence to support ideas. All sources on the reference page are used and cited correctly within the body of the assignment.
Proficient – Uses required number of scholarly sources to support ideas. All sources on the reference page are used and cited correctly within the body of the assignment.
Basic – Uses less than the required number of sources to support ideas. Some sources may not be scholarly. Most sources on the reference page are used within the body of the assignment. Citations may not be formatted correctly.
Below Expectations – Uses inadequate number of sources that provide little or no support for ideas. Sources used may not be scholarly. Most sources on the reference page are not used within the body of the assignment. Citations are not formatted correctly.
Non-Performance – The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.
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