Project: Theory Application Paper
Identify your personal beliefs on aging
- Select a theory on aging.
- Write a 2-4 page paper describing the theory. Does it accurately describe the aging process? Is any essential element missing? Apply the theory to an experience you know of or have with an elderly person.
- Reference one evidence based journal article within the paper.
- Follow the guidlines and rubric posted in Assignment Folder. Adhere to APA formatting including a title page and reference page. Include in paper citations and references on all sources used.
Rubric: 100 points
Identifies personal beliefs on aging. Describes all components of theory and aging with detail.
Describes a theory and personal beliefs on aging but some areas brief in description
Lacks significant detail and description.
Accurately and thoughtfully applies theory to situation or experience.
Applies theory to situation or experience but missing thoughtful detail.
Does not accurately apply theory to experience or situation.
Organized thought structure throughout paper, ideas flow smoothly together. No grammatical errors.
Some organization, no obvious flow to the paper. Few grammatical errors.
Unorganized, thoughts disjointed or excessive errors in writing.
References 1 Evidence Based Journal less than 5 years old. Uses APA format correctly for template and citations
References 1 Evidence based journal. Few minor errors in APA formatting
Does not reference evidence based journal article. Excessive errors for title page, body of paper, and reference page