Week 4

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Purpose

The purpose of this assignment is to allow the learner to demonstrate good organization, appropriate scholarly writing, and correct APA format for preparing a professional paper.

Course Outcomes

This assignment enables the student to meet the following course outcomes:

  • CO 3: Demonstrate effective communication and interprofessional collaboration in professional decision-making. (POs 3, 4)
  • CO 4: Apply concepts of ethics and professionalism to nursing practice, nursing roles, and academic development. (POs 5, 6)

Due Date

Sunday end of Week 4, 11:59 p.m. MT.

Points

175 points

Late Assignment Policy

If the assignment is not submitted by due date, a late deduction will be applied. See rubric below.

Directions

  1. Carefully read these directions and the grading rubric below.
  2. Download the required template below under Template.
  3. Rename that template as Your Last Name Professional Paper Worksheet.docx. This must be saved as a Microsoft Word document (.docx). Save it to your own computer or flash drive in a location where you will be able to retrieve it later. Type your assignment directly on the saved document. Save your work often.
  4. View the Week 4 Professional Paper Worksheet Tutorial [LINK] (Links to an external site.).
  5. In the NR351 Announcements, locate the announcement entitled IMPORTANT: Assigned Article for Weeks 4 & 6 Assignments. In this announcement you will find:
    1. The link to the assigned article (you must be logged into the Chamberlain Library before clicking the link). Download this article in PDF format to your own computer for use in this assignment. Read the entire article once downloaded and saved.
    2. The location of the required sentence for the quotation and citation.
    3. The location of the required sentence for paraphrasing and citation.
  6. This assignment must use the required article and sentences stated in the announcement described above to complete the following items:
    1. Reference for the assigned journal article,
    2. Quotation with citation,
    3. Paraphrased area with citation, and
    4. Assigned article summary.
  7. Each of required items above is clearly described on the Professional Paper Worksheet Template. Page numbers for resources are provided on the template for your use.
  8. The Assigned Article Summary that you write must be 175-200 words. The Summary must contain at least one short quotation, several paraphrased areas, and appropriately formatted citations.
  9. When your Professional Paper Worksheet Assignment is completed, save and close the completed template. Click the Submit button at the top of this page to upload your completed assignment.

Template

Professional Paper Worksheet Template [LINK] (Links to an external site.)

Best Practices

  • Please use your browser's File setting to save or print this page.
  • Use the template provided. Points will be deducted for incorrect or no template used.
  • Contact your instructor with any questions.

Scholarly Sources and Citations

  • Cite and reference the required article in APA format

**Academic Integrity**

Chamberlain College of Nursing values honesty and integrity. All students should be aware of the Academic Integrity policy and follow it in all discussions and assignments.

By submitting this assignment, I pledge on my honor that all content contained is my own original work except as quoted and cited appropriately. I have not received any unauthorized assistance on this assignment.

Rubric

NR351 W4 Professional Paper Worksheet Assignment RubricNR351 W4 Professional Paper Worksheet Assignment RubricCriteriaRatingsPtsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeReference for Assigned Journal Article:Create a reference for the assigned article using correct APA format including: author(s), year, article title, journal name, volume number, issue number, page numbers, italics, parentheses, punctuation, double line spacing, and hanging indent. Include DOI if available.40.0 ptsExceptionalCreates a reference for the assigned article using correct APA format including author(s), year, article title, journal name, volume number, issue number, page numbers, italics, parentheses, punctuation, double line spacing, and hanging indent. Includes DOI if available. 0-2 elements missing or incorrectly done.35.0 ptsExceedsCreates a reference for the assigned article using correct APA format including items in left column. 3-4 elements missing or incorrectly done.32.0 ptsMeetsCreates a reference for the assigned article using correct APA format including items in left column. 5-6 elements missing or incorrectly done.15.0 ptsNeeds ImprovementCreates a reference for the assigned article using correct APA format including items in left column. 7 or more elements missing or incorrectly done. OR creates reference for article other than the assigned article.0.0 ptsDevelopingNo reference provided.40.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeQuotation with Citation:Type the assigned quotation from the assigned article using correct APA format including quotation marks, names of author(s), year, page number, and parentheses.35.0 ptsExceptionalTypes the assigned quotation from the assigned article using correct APA format including quotation marks, names of author(s), year, page number, and parentheses with 0-1 minor error31.0 ptsExceedsTypes the assigned quotation from the assigned article using correct APA format including items at left with 2-3 minor errors.28.0 ptsMeetsTypes the assigned quotation from the assigned article using correct APA format including items at left with 4-5 minor errors13.0 ptsNeeds ImprovementTypes a quotation other than the assigned quotation OR from a non-assigned article. OR has 6-7 minor errors.0.0 ptsDevelopingMore than 7 errors in APA quotation and citation format OR no quotation provided.35.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeParaphrased Area and Citation:Type appropriately paraphrased version of the assigned sentence using correct APA format including names of
author(s), year, and parentheses.40.0 ptsExceptionalTypes appropriately paraphrased version of the assigned sentence using correct APA format including names of author(s), year, and parentheses with 0-1 error.35.0 ptsExceedsParaphrased version of the assigned sentence is mostly appropriate using correct APA citation including names of author(s), year, and parentheses with 2-3 errors.32.0 ptsMeetsParaphrased version of the assigned sentence is minimally appropriate using correct APA citation including names of author(s), year, and parentheses. OR citation has with 4-5 errors.15.0 ptsNeeds ImprovementTypes a paraphrased version of a sentence other than the assigned sentence OR from a non-assigned article. OR has 6-7 minor errors. Inappropriately paraphrases words or ideas that the authors cited from another source.0.0 ptsDevelopingMore than 7 errors in APA paraphrase and citation format OR no paraphrase or citation provided.40.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAssigned Article Summary:Clearly summarizes the major content of the assigned article using 175-200 words. Content includes main ideas from across the entire article. Specifics are excellent. The Summary must contain appropriately formatted quotation, paraphrased areas, and citations.60.0 ptsExceptionalClearly summarizes the major content of the assigned article using 175-200 words. Content includes main ideas from across the entire article. Specifics are excellent. The Summary contains appropriately formatted quotation, paraphrased areas, and citations.53.0 ptsExceedsSummarizes the major content of the assigned article using 175-200 words. Content includes most of the main ideas from across the entire article. Specifics are good. The Summary contains mostly well formatted quotation, paraphrased areas, and citations.48.0 ptsMeetsSummarizes a fair amount of the content of the assigned article. Content includes a fair amount of the main ideas from across the entire article. Specifics are fair. The Summary is missing a quotation, paraphrased areas, or citations. OR word count is 125-165 or 210-250 (10-50 words over or under required amount).23.0 ptsNeeds ImprovementProvides a summary but assigned article is not used. OR any of the following: • Word count is 75-124 or 251-300 (51-100 words over or under required amount). • Content includes few of the main ideas from across the entire article. Specifics are poor. • The Summary is missing a quotation, paraphrased areas, AND citations.0.0 ptsDevelopingNo article summary is provided.60.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeTemplate Use0.0 ptsNo points deductedCorrect template used0.0 ptsPoints deducted (10% deduction)17.5 points deducted (10%) for incorrect or no template used.0.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeLate Deduction0.0 ptsNo points deductedSubmitted on time0.0 ptsNot Submitted on Time - Points Deducted (5% per day)1 day late = 8.75 Deduction; 2 days late = 17.5 Deduction; 3 days late = 26.25 Deduction; 4 days late = 35 Deduction; 5 days late = 43.75 Deduction; 6 days late = 52.5 Deduction; 7 days late = 61.25 Deduction; Score of 0 if more than 7 days late.0.0 pts
Total Points: 175.

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