In your paper, when you apply each of your three ethical theories, you should: a. Specifically name the theory you are applying b. Explain/Define the theory using 2 separate credible sources c. Step by step explain how or why the issue you are discussing accepts or rejects the theory you are applying and refer back to the definition to make sure the connection is clear 5. Don’t just “label” an issue with a theory name 6. Don’t assume the link/connection is clear. Please make the connection clear even if it seems obvious. Weekly Book Assignment-Writing Guidelines See Rubric on Left Tab in Bb 13
Merlino Winter 2017 RedAG401.07California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Book Weekly Assignments - For the weekly book assignments - Three detailed paragraphs (minimum 5 sentences per paragraph)- One quote from the book in each of three paragraphs is mandatory. Then discuss with quotes and or paraphrase with three other sources. Each paragraph has a quote from the book and at least one cited paraphrase or quote from another source. Four total sources! So each paragraph has a quote from the book (three quotes total minimum from the book). Then discuss these three quotes with three other sources by adding quotes and citings from your three other sources. Each paragraph has a quote from the book and at least one cited paraphrase or quote from another source. Four total sources! You must have a minimum of 400 words. Minimum 5 sentences per paragraph. The goal is for you to use your text, PowerPoint’s, and other ethical research when writing your weekly book assignments. 1. Use examples if necessary to further elaborate 2. Saying something is moral or immoral is NOT applying ethical theory 3. Don’t just “label” an issue with a theory name 4. Don’t assume the link/connection is clear. Please make the connection clear even if it seems obvious. Make sure when you apply an ethical theory, it actually is an ethical theory and not just a component of a theory. Ethical theories that can be used includes the following: Hedonism, Desire Theory, Divine Command Theory, Natural Law, Ethical Egoism (Psychological Egoism is NOT an ethical theory), Consequentialism, Kantian Ethics, Social Contract Theory, Ethical Relativism (Ethical Subjectivism and Cultural Relativism) and Emotivism. Weekly Assignments- Turn in your APA Paper in the Weekly Assignment Drop Box. You will be able to see your percentage of plagiarism (same as originality score). VERY Important---- If you are over 30% but it is mainly quotes I will allow over 30% originality. Plagiarism will be penalized with a 0 on the paper. Plagiarism includes copying and pasting from another source, yourself or student paper as well as turning in another student's paper that has been turned in before. This is why you need to review the APA book so that you cite correctly. You will be turning in your papers through turnitin.com if you are over 30% it is likely that you have plagiarized.
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