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RELI448N-10504ModulesWeek 1 Assignment: Perspectives Essay
January 2020
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Week 1 Assignment: Perspectives Essay

Due
Sunday by
11:59pm

Points
25

Submitting
a file upload
Required ResourcesRead/review the following resources for this activity:Textbook: Chapter 1LessonMinimum of 2 scholarly sources (1 for the etic view, and 1 for the
emic view. Your source for the emic view should come from someone who
writes with authority in the religion you chose. For example, if you
chose Buddhism, you could use a quotation from His Holiness, Dalai Lama
XIV).
InstructionsMake sure to read the lesson this
week to learn about etic and emic perspectives so that you can
appropriately apply them in this assignment. In an essay, apply the etic
and emic perspectives to your own religion or a religion with which you
have some familiarity.How would your tradition be described etically? Remember that this is an outsider’s perspective of what can be measured, studied, or observed.How would it be described emically? Remember that this is an insider’s perspective as seen by practitionersMake sure that you are using at least one source for each approach
and include citations from the assigned readings and additional
scholarly sources. Click on the following link to view an example:Link: Shinto ExampleWriting Requirements (APA format)Length: 350-500 words (not including title page or references page)1-inch marginsDouble spaced12-point Times New Roman fontTitle pageReferences page (minimum of 1 scholarly source)GradingThis activity will be graded based on the Written Assignment Grading Rubric.Weekly Objectives (WO)WO1.3, 2.2Due Date: By 11:59 p.m. MT on SundayRubric
Written Assignment Grading Rubric – 25 pts

Written Assignment Grading Rubric – 25 pts
Criteria Ratings Pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome
Length

5.0
pts
Outstanding
Meets length requirement

0.0
pts
No Effort
Does not meet length requirement

5.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome
Analysis & Support

10.0
pts
OutstandingThroughout
the whole work, the writing shows depth of critical thought; leverages
course materials and outside resources to support assertions; supports
claims with detailed and persuasive examples.
8.5
pts
Above AverageThroughout
most of the work, the writing shows depth of critical thought;
leverages course materials and outside resources to support assertions;
supports claims with detailed and persuasive examples.
7.5
pts
AverageThroughout
some of the work, the writing shows depth of critical thought;
leverages course materials and outside resources to support assertions;
supports claims with detailed and persuasive examples.
6.0
pts
Below AverageThroughout
little of the work, the writing shows depth of critical thought;
leverages course materials and outside resources to support assertions;
supports claims with detailed and persuasive examples.
0.0
pts
No Effort
10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome
Writing

5.0
pts
OutstandingThroughout
the whole work, the writing actively engages with the topic; is free of
major errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation; demonstrates strong
word choice and sentence variety.
4.25
pts
Above AverageThroughout
most of the work, the writing actively engages with the topic; is free
of major errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation; demonstrates
strong word choice and sentence variety.
3.75
pts
AverageThroughout
some of the work, the writing actively engages with the topic; is free
of major errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation; demonstrates
strong word choice and sentence variety.
3.0
pts
Below AverageThroughout
little of the work, the writing actively engages with the topic; is
free of major errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation; demonstrates
strong word choice and sentence variety.
0.0
pts
No Effort
5.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome
APA: Citation & Reference Formatting

5.0
pts
OutstandingThroughout
the whole work, in-text references are formatted using APA style;
references page includes complete bibliographic information for sources
using APA style; format (margins, spacing font size) adheres to APA
style.
4.25
pts
Above AverageThroughout
most of the work, in-text references are formatted using APA style;
references page includes complete bibliographic information for sources
using APA style; format (margins, spacing font size) adheres to APA
style.
3.75
pts
AverageThroughout
some of the work, in-text references are formatted using APA style;
references page includes complete bibliographic information for sources
using APA style; format (margins, spacing font size) adheres to APA
style.
3.0
pts
Below AverageThroughout
little of the work, in-text references are formatted using APA style;
references page includes complete bibliographic information for sources
using APA style; format (margins, spacing font size) adheres to APA
style.
0.0
pts
No Effort
5.0 pts

Total Points:
25.