Module 5 Assessments

Discussion Board: Discussion Question 3

Select the link above for Discussion Question 3.

This discussion aligns with Learning Outcomes 1, 6, and 7.

Prompt: Research new findings on the relationship between technology and memory. Discuss at least 2 findings, referencing sources. After your post, please respond to at least 2 of your classmates. (1)

Instructions: Students should complete their assigned readings and consult the discussion rubric before posting on discussion board for each module.

  • Post your initial question responses by the middle of the week so everyone has a chance to respond to your answers later in the week.
  • You should return throughout the week to review the initial post made by your classmates and to reply meaningfully to at least 2 postings made by other students.
  • You are expected to post to the forum in correct sentence and paragraph format. Remember to check for correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Read the comments of others in your class before you post. (1)

You can review an example as an example of discussion response.

Grading: This discussion assignment is worth 30 points toward your final grade and will be graded using the Discussion Rubric . Please use it as a guide toward successful completion of this assignment.

Course Assignment: Critical Thinking Assignment 5

This assignment aligns with Learning Outcomes 1, 6, 7, and 8

Instructions: This assignment consists of 4 questions that are to be answered in a brief essay format. Each question is worth 10 points for a total of 40 points. Answers should be in your own words, a minimum of 5-7 well thought out and well constructed sentences, and demonstrate an understanding of the question/concept presented. There is a rubric for the critical thinking assignment. There is no time limit for the assignment.

  1. Give an example of something you “learned” by each of these methods: classical conditioning, operant conditioning, observational learning. Describe the process involved in each of your learning experiences.
  2. Using examples from your own history, describe how you have made decisions using the following concepts: Confirmation Bias, Hindsight Bias, Representative Bias, Availability Heuristic. Be sure to identify the concept for each answer.
  3. The text describes concepts of crystallized intelligence and fluid intelligence. Describe each type of intelligence and give an example of how you experience and use each one.
  4. After reading the text on memory, define and describe three things in your life that may currently interfere with your memory encoding. What steps can you take to reduce the interference and improve your memory ability in each situation?(1)

Notes: Minimum of 5-7 well thought out and well constructed sentences demonstrating an understanding of the question/concept presented. Suggest that you submit writing to Online Tutoring-Smarthinking under Tools & Resources for proofreading before submitting the writing to SafeAssign. (1)

Submission: This assignment uses SafeAssign™ to check originality. The overall SafeAssign™ matching score on the Originality Report must be 15% or less. Assignments that result in the SafeAssign™ score greater than 15% receive no credit. To submit your file, choose the assignment link above. Use the “Browse My Computer” button in the Attach File area to attach your documents. Be sure to complete your submission by choosing the “Submit” button at the bottom of the screen.

Grading: The assignment is worth 60 points toward your final grade and will be graded using the Critical Thinking Rubric . Please use it as a guide toward successful completion of this assignment.

Course Assignment – Look Ahead: Annotated Bibliography 2

This assignment aligns with Learning Outcomes 5, 6, 7 and 8. The Annotated Bibliography is due in Module 6 .

Please see Annotated Bibliography Example.

Instructions: Prepare an annotated bibliography of 5 references on the following topic: Current scholarly research and writings on gender identity.

The annotated bibliography should include 5 references related to the topic chosen from the assigned list. The annotated bibliography should follow APA guidelines for citations and should contain the following:

  1. Citation according to APA format
  2. Single spaced
  3. Summary of theory, important points and/or concept presented in the article chosen
  4. An evaluation of the article, in your own words, relating the work to what you are studying and speaking to the quality of the article.

To complete the assignment, you will research the topic given, utilizing scholarly sources from the library and/or scholarly on-line sources. You should have a minimum of 5 sources. Each annotation should consist of 2 paragraphs:

  • A summary of the article, in your own words (Do not use the article abstract.)
  • A discussion of how the material supports, informs, and relates to the topic given.

It will help if you read the material and determine what information the writer gives that advances knowledge in the area, how did the author(s) gather the information, and what was the population studied, and how relevant is the information to what you are studying in class. Please Note : Do not choose material that has complicated medical and research terminology that you do not understand.

An example of an annotated bibliography is attached to this assignment. Annotations should be indented ½ inch so that the authors’ last name is the only part that is completely flush on the left. (1)

Submission: This assignment uses SafeAssign™ to check originality. The overall SafeAssign™ matching score on the Originality Report must be 15% or less. Assignments that result in the SafeAssign™ score greater than 15% receive no credit. To submit your file, choose the assignment link above. Use the “Browse My Computer” button in the Attach File area to attach your documents. Be sure to complete your submission by choosing the “Submit” button at the bottom of the screen.

Grading: The assignment is worth 80 points toward your final grade and will be graded using the Annotated Bibliography Rubric . Please use it as a guide toward successful completion of this assignment.