Name Tutor Institution Course Date Student Literacy Assessment/Portfolio It is important to look for innovative ways of evaluating student learning. Assessing the ability of a child does not necessarily mean that you gather data and art craft on the work of the student but what is important is using the literacy portfolio which portfolio shows the assessor the student’s area of strength and where they need improvement. The portfolio gives evidence of achievement even if the change is small. Work cited Wiener Roberta B. and Judith H. Cohen. Literacy Portfolios: Using Assessment To Guide Instruction. Merrill Prentice Hall PO Box 11071 Des Moines IA 50336-1071 1997. [...]
Personal Experience Essay Assignment Overview For this multipart essay, you will select a topic and write about a personal adult experience through a psychological lens. This assignment is not intended for self-diagnosis, but rather to help connect psychological concepts and theories to a self-identified experience in your past. This assignment will give you an opportunity to select an appropriate topic, identify and explain issues, connect relevant experience to academic knowledge, transfer previous learning, and use appropriate written syntax, proper mechanics, and APA formatting (where indicated). Assignment Requirements The Personal Experience Essay is comprised of 5 parts, each with a separate deadline (refer to the course calendar for specific dates). Each part will build upon the previous submission and you will receive feedback from your instructor on how you may improve your work in the next iteration. Your fifth submission will apply your research to your experience and will also provide you with the opportunity to incorporate feedback from your instructor as you submit a compilation of your best work as your final Personal Experience Essay. Part 1: Introduction 1. Select a topic and three key concepts, from the provided list, that is reflective of a major event in your life experience. While you may choose a topic and three key concepts that are not on the list, please first obtain permission from your instructor. 2. Identify your life experience, state the topic under which your experience falls, and state how the three key concepts relate to your life event. 3. Please include how culture/diversity relate to your topic. 4. Research and identify 5 scholarly sources relevant to your topic and three key concepts. 5. Submit your assignment for grading and feedback from your instructor. 6. When you receive feedback from your instructor, make all of the suggested revisions to your initial submission. Part 2: Experience 1. Describe (in a narrative voice), how you experienced each of the three key concepts. a. What did you do? b. What actions took place? 2. Submit your assignment for grading and feedback from your instructor. 3. When you receive feedback from your instructor, make all of the suggested revisions to your initial submission. Part 3: Reflection 1. Analyze and describe the effects of what you did, filtered through your three key concepts. This is not a continuation of your experience, but a distinctly different explanation of the following: a. What did you observe? b. How would you compare this situation to similar situations? c. What patterns or relationships emerged? 2. Submit your assignment for grading and feedback from your instructor. 3. When you receive feedback from your instructor, make all of the suggested revisions to your initial submission. Part 4: Connecting Research 1. Discuss 5 scholarly sources and explain how these sources make connections with your self-identified experience. a. You may use the 5 which you originally cited for Part 1, but you may also substitute others. b. Be sure to use in-text APA citation and include all of your sources in the references list at the end of your paper, following proper APA style. 2. Submit your assignment for grading and feedback from your instructor. 3. When you receive feedback from your instructor, make all of the suggested revisions to your initial submission. Part 5: Application and Final Submission of All Parts 1. Take what you have learned in the previous four sections of the assignment and apply what you learned from this point forward. a. In what ways will what you have learned inform future choices? b. In what ways has what you learned changed the way in which you will now perceive similar situations? c. In what ways could you apply what you have learned to new situations? 2. Include a revised reference list at the conclusion of your essay. 3. Submit the revised parts (I, 2, 3, and 4) of your essay along with Part 5. Scope • APA formatted • Minimum of 5 scholarly sources • Length requirements: o Part 1: Minimum of one-half page (150-200 words) o Parts 2-5: Minimum of 2 pages • Part 1, 2, 3, and 5 written in a first-person point of view, since they represent your personal experience. • Part 4 written in a third-person point of view since it expresses the application of the personal experience and reflection.