Assignment

Write a paper of 1,000 to 1,250 words analyzing different social and cultural views of human sexuality.

Select two historical perspectives on human sexuality listed in the text.

Select one contemporary cultural perspective on human sexuality listed in the text (e.g., sexual revolution, gay activism, sex research).

In your paper, be sure to address the following:

  • Cultural attitudes toward male and female sexuality for each selected perspective.
  • Roles of men and women for each selected perspective.

Include at least four scholarly references in your paper.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

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Course Code Class Code Assignment Title Total Points
CNL-530 CNL-530-O500 Social and Cultural Views of Human Sexuality Paper (Obj. 1.1) 80.0
Criteria Percentage Unsatisfactory (0.00%) Less than Satisfactory (74.00%) Satisfactory (79.00%) Good (87.00%) Excellent (100.00%) Comments Points Earned
Content 70.0%
Cultural Attitudes Toward Male and Female Sexuality 35.0% Does not discuss cultural attitudes toward male and female sexuality for each of the selected perspectives. Discusses cultural attitudes toward male and female sexuality for each of the selected perspectives, but the information provided is inaccurate or irrelevant. Provides a cursory, but accurate discussion of the cultural attitudes toward male and female sexuality for each of the selected perspectives. The information provided is not adequately supported with scholarly references. Provides a thorough discussion of the cultural attitudes toward male and female sexuality for each of the selected perspectives. The information provided is adequately supported with scholarly references. Provides a thorough discussion of the cultural attitudes toward male and female sexuality for each of the selected perspectives. The information provided is adequately supported with scholarly references and the student illustrates advanced understanding of various cultural attitudes toward sexuality.
Roles of Men and Women 35.0% Does not discuss the roles of men and women for each selected perspective. Discusses the roles of men and women for each selected perspective, but the information provided is inaccurate or irrelevant. Provides a cursory, but accurate discussion of the roles of men and women for each of the selected perspectives. The information provided is not adequately supported with scholarly references. Provides a thorough discussion of the roles of men and women for each of the selected perspectives. The information provided is adequately supported with scholarly references. Provides a thorough discussion of the roles of men and women for each of the selected perspectives. The information provided is adequately supported with scholarly references and the student illustrates advanced knowledge of the roles and expectations of men and women in each perspective.
Organization and Effectiveness 20.0%
Thesis Development and Purpose 7.0% Paper lacks any discernible overall purpose or organizing claim. Thesis and/or main claim are insufficiently developed and/or vague; purpose is not clear. Thesis and/or main claim are apparent and appropriate to purpose. Thesis and/or main claim are clear and forecast the development of the paper. It is descriptive and reflective of the arguments and appropriate to the purpose. Thesis and/or main claim are comprehensive. The essence of the paper is contained within the thesis. Thesis statement makes the purpose of the paper clear.
Argument Logic and Construction 8.0% Surface errors are pervasive enough that they impede communication of meaning. Inappropriate word choice and/or sentence construction are used. Sufficient justification of claims is lacking. Argument lacks consistent unity. There are obvious flaws in the logic. Some sources have questionable credibility. Argument is orderly, but may have a few inconsistencies. The argument presents minimal justification of claims. Argument logically, but not thoroughly, supports the purpose. Sources used are credible. Introduction and conclusion bracket the thesis. Argument shows logical progressions. Techniques of argumentation are evident. There is a smooth progression of claims from introduction to conclusion. Most sources are authoritative. Clear and convincing argument that presents a persuasive claim in a distinctive and compelling manner. All sources are authoritative.
Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, language use) 5.0% Inappropriate word choice and/or sentence construction are used. Frequent and repetitive mechanical errors distract the reader. Inconsistencies in language choice (register) and/or word choice are present. Sentence structure is correct but not varied. Some mechanical errors or typos are present, but are not overly distracting to the reader. Correct and varied sentence structure and audience-appropriate language are employed. Prose is largely free of mechanical errors, although a few may be present. The writer uses a variety of effective sentence structures and figures of speech. Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English.
Format 10.0%
Paper Format (use of appropriate style for the major and assignment) 5.0% Template is not used appropriately or documentation format is rarely followed correctly. Appropriate template is used, but some elements are missing or mistaken. A lack of control with formatting is apparent. Appropriate template is used. Formatting is correct, although some minor errors may be present. Appropriate template is fully used. There are virtually no errors in formatting style. All format elements are correct.
Documentation of Sources (citations, footnotes, references, bibliography, etc., as appropriate to assignment and style) 5.0% Sources are not documented. Documentation of sources is inconsistent or incorrect, as appropriate to assignment and style, with numerous formatting errors. Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, although some formatting errors may be present. Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is mostly correct. Sources are completely and correctly documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is free of error.
Total Weightage 100%