Revision for Understanding Sexuality

Hi Jason,

Thank you for submitting your unit 2 paper. SafeAssign indicated that your paper has a 5% match – nice job.

I like how you explained how the theory relates to the case study. Great job! Be sure to credit all sources.

You did not explain how ethics inform professional behavior in the field of human sexuality. Be sure to include the APA Code of Ethics here.

Directions state “Examine and explain how ethical standards guide professional behavior as it relates to the issues and concepts identified in the selected human sexuality case study. You must state the specific ethical standard that relates to the topic or issue highlighted in the case study and explain how this ethical standard guides professional behavior.”

You did follow all APA formatting rules throughout your paper. Continue to work on APA formatting – this is an important part of scholarly writing in the field of psychology – it gives you the author credibility.

Apply psychological theories to topics in human sexuality.

Criterion: Apply psychological theories to a case study in human sexuality.

Proficient

Applies psychological theories to a case study in human sexuality.

Faculty Comments:

You did apply psychological theories to a case study in human sexuality. You can provide a clear link between the theories and the case. You suggested "The growth of sexuality begins as early as in intrauterine life following interpretation as well as proceeds through infancy, adolescence, youth, and adulthood till death. There is no gender awareness during infancy" How do you know? Cite your sources.

 You also indicated that "Youth can be broadly separated into 3 stages. Those are Early-stage that is 10 to 13 years, middle-stage is 14 to 16 years, and last-stage is 17 to 19 years. Physical variances start in early teens, where they are very focused on their body image" - you need to credit all sources.

Apply scholarly research findings to topics in human sexuality.

Criterion: Apply scholarly research findings to a case study in human sexuality.

Distinguished

Proficient

Basic

Non-Performance

Basic

Applies scholarly research findings to a case study in human sexuality at a cursory level.

Faculty Comments:

You did apply scholarly research findings to a case study in human sexuality. You can provide a clear link between the scholarly research and the case. You also need to credit all sources - you mentioned "Numerous researchers have investigated on western population concerning sexual behavior decorations of adolescents as well as investigated the potential factors connecting to the sexual practices. In this research, they studied more than eleven thousand adolescents from 18 to 27 years of age....." You need to credit all sources.

 

 

Explain how ethics inform professional behavior in the field of human sexuality.

Criterion: Explain how ethics inform professional behavior in the field of human sexuality.

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Proficient

Basic

Non-Performance

Non-Performance

Does not explain how ethics inform professional behavior in the field of human sexuality.

Faculty Comments:

You did not explain how ethics inform professional behavior in the field of human sexuality. Be sure to include the APA Code of Ethics here.

Directions state “Examine and explain how ethical standards guide professional behavior as it relates to the issues and concepts identified in the selected human sexuality case study. You must state the specific ethical standard that relates to the topic or issue highlighted in the case study and explain how this ethical standard guides professional behavior.”

Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with expectations for professionals in the field of psychology.

Criterion: Write coherently to support a central idea with correct grammar, usage, and mechanics as expected of a psychology professional.

Distinguished

Proficient

Writing coherently supports a central idea with few errors in grammar, usage, and mechanics.

Faculty Comments:

Your overall writing was good

Avoid writing in the first person

 

After your introduction, you need a thesis statement “the purpose of this paper is to…”. Your thesis should give the reader a preview of your essay in one to three sentences. The thesis also acts as a mapping tool for you to keep the essay focused. Generally, the thesis is found at the end of the introduction.

You need to cite and credit all sources throughout your paper

Use APA format and style.

Distinguished

Proficient

Basic

Non-Performance

Basic

Uses APA format and style but inconsistently and with errors.

Faculty Comments:

You followed APA rules but had errors

You need lower case h in head on title page

Add page numbers to top right corner of all pages beginning with page 1

Header is ALL CAPS

Words Running head only appear on title page

Double space only

Use only proper font - 12 Times New Roman

center the word References and add colon

All references need to follow APA rules