Case Study – Mobilizing the Masses

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Week 3 Assignment: Case Study – Mobilizing the Masses

Required Resources Read/review the following resources for this activity:

· Textbook: Chapter 4, 5

· Lesson

· Minimum of 2 scholarly sources (in addition to the textbook)

Instructions For this assignment, select one of the following options.

· Option 1: Chronicle Adolf Hitler's rise from failed art student to political speaker to eventually gain control over Germany.

· Option 2: Describe Benito Mussolini's revival of European Imperialism in North Africa and how he came to be Adolf Hitler's ally.

· Option 3: Chronicle the rise of extreme militarism in Japan and how it led them to conquer huge chunks of land in Asia and so many islands in the western Pacific basin, and how this led to their conflict with Great Britain and the United States

· Option 4: Describe Joseph Stalin's rise to total power in the USSR and how his paranoia and desire for total control led to the terrible purges of the 1930s.

Writing Requirements (APA format) 

· Length: 2-3 pages (not including title page or references page)

· 1-inch margins

· Double spaced

· 12-point Times New Roman font

· Title page

· References page

Grading This activity will be graded using the W3 Case Study Grading Rubric.

Course Outcomes (CO): 2, 3

Due Date: By 11:59 p.m. MT on Sunday

Rubric

Week 3 Case Study Grading Rubric

Week 3 Case Study Grading Rubric

Criteria

Ratings

Pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeLength

5.0 pts

Meets length requirement

0.0 pts

Does not meet length requirement

5.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeContent

10.0 pts

Paper addresses all aspects of the assignment.

8.5 pts

Paper addresses most aspects of the assignment.

7.5 pts

Paper addresses some aspects of the assignment.

6.0 pts

Paper addresses few aspects of the assignment.

0.0 pts

No effort

10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAnalysis

20.0 pts

Throughout the whole work, content expresses original thoughts or interprets the subject matter in a different perspective.

17.0 pts

Throughout most of the work, content expresses original thoughts or interprets the subject matter in a different perspective.

15.0 pts

Throughout some of the work, content expresses original thoughts or interprets the subject matter in a different perspective.

12.0 pts

Throughout little of the work, content expresses original thoughts or interprets the subject matter in a different perspective.

0.0 pts

No effort

20.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeSupport

20.0 pts

Throughout the whole work, claims are supported with detailed and persuasive examples; accurate facts and circumstances are used for support.

17.0 pts

Throughout most of the work, claims are supported with detailed and persuasive examples; accurate facts and circumstances are used for support.

15.0 pts

Throughout some of the work, claims are supported with detailed and persuasive examples; accurate facts and circumstances are used for support.

12.0 pts

Throughout little of the work, claims are supported with detailed and persuasive examples; accurate facts and circumstances are used for support.

0.0 pts

No effort

20.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeWriting: Mechanics & Usage

10.0 pts

The writing is free of errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation that would detract from a clear reading of the paper.

8.5 pts

The writing contains a few errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation, but the errors do not detract from a clear reading of the text.

7.5 pts

The writing contains some errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation that need to be addressed for a clearer reading of the paper.

6.0 pts

The writing contains several errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation that impede a clear reading of the paper.

0.0 pts

No effort

10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeClarity & Flow

10.0 pts

The writing contains strong word choice that clarifies ideas and masterful sentence variety aids with the flow of ideas.

8.5 pts

The writing contains varied word choice and sentence structures that clarify ideas and aid with the flow of ideas.

7.5 pts

The writing contains word choice and sentence structures that can be revised for better clarification of ideas and flow of ideas.

6.0 pts

The writing contains wording and sentence structures that are awkward and/or unclear, impeding the clarity and flow of ideas.

0.0 pts

No effort

10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeSource Integration

10.0 pts

Paper includes reference to 2 scholarly sources and properly integrates the sources.

7.0 pts

Paper includes reference to 2 scholarly sources but does not properly integrate the sources.

0.0 pts

Paper does not make reference to a scholarly sources.

10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAPA: Citation and Reference Formatting

10.0 pts

All sources are properly cited in the text and references page demonstrating a mastery of resource and APA citation reference format.

8.5 pts

Most sources are cited in the text and references page. Some minor errors may exist in citation, but it does not interfere with understanding the source of the information.

7.5 pts

Most sources are integrated, structured, and cited in the text and references page. Some errors may exist in citation that need to be addressed to clarify the source of information.

6.0 pts

Sources are not properly cited in the text/references page. Formatting contains several errors that suggest a lack of understanding of APA format.

0.0 pts

Sources are not cited.

10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAPA Paper Format

5.0 pts

Paper is formatted to include all 7 of the following: title page, references page, Times New Roman font, 12-point font, double spacing, running header, and page numbers.

4.25 pts

Paper is formatted to include 6 of the following: title page, references page, Times New Roman font, 12-point font, double spacing, running header, and page numbers.

3.75 pts

Paper is formatted to include 5 of the following: title page, references page, Times New Roman font, 12-point font, double spacing, running header, and page numbers.

3.0 pts

Paper is formatted to include 4 of the following: title page, references page, Times New Roman font, 12-point font, double spacing, running header, and page numbers.

0.0 pts

Paper is formatted to include less than 4 of the following: title page, references page, Times New Roman font, 12-point font, double spacing, running header, and page numbers.

5.0 pts

Total Points: 100.0