Political sceince

Political sceince.

I’m studying for my Political Science class and need an explanation.

March 2020

Week 3 Assignment: Essay – Representing a Democracy

  • Due Mar 22 by 11:59pm
  • Points 125
  • Submitting a file upload

Required Resources
Read/review the following resources for this activity:

Instructions
Research the background of your Congressional representatives based on your address listed with CU – two senators and a member of the House of Representatives. Find out about their previous occupation(s), political experience, family, income, education, and other relevant demographics. What percentage of the vote did they receive to win in their last election? What are two policy issues areas they are interested in? How do these areas reflect their ideologies?

Here is a link to get your started:

Write an essay. Start by identifying all three of your representatives. Then, pick the representative you are most interested in and explain why they interest you. Present the information you found in your research required above in the essay.

Writing Requirements (APA format)

Grading
This activity will be graded using the Assignment #3 Grading Rubric.

Course Outcomes (CO): 2, 3

Due Date: By 11:59 p.m. MT on Sunday

Rubric

POLI330 Week 3 Representative Grading Rubric (125 pts)

POLI330 Week 3 Representative Grading Rubric (125 pts)

Criteria

Ratings

Pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Identifies and chooses a representative

20.0 pts The student identifies all three representatives and picks one.

16.0 pts The student identifies two representatives and picks one.

12.0 pts The student identifies a representative.

0.0 pts The student did not identify representatives.

20.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Background info on chosen representative – previous occupation(s), political experience, family, income, education, and other relevant demographics

40.0 pts The student identifies at least five relevant pieces of information about the representative.

32.0 pts The student identifies at least four relevant pieces of information about the representative.

16.0 pts The student identifies at least two relevant pieces of information about the representative.

0.0 pts The student does not identify relevant pieces of information about the representative.

40.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Identifies correct vote margin

5.0 pts The student provides the correct vote margin.

0.0 pts The student did not provide the correct vote margin.

5.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Identifies two policy areas and analyzes how these policy areas reflect ideologies

40.0 pts The student identifies two policy areas and provides analysis of ideology.

32.0 pts The student identifies two policy areas.

20.0 pts The student identifies one policy area.

0.0 pts The student does not identify any policy areas.

40.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome APA/Sources

10.0 pts The assignment is referenced and formatted according to APA standards and two additional scholarly sources are provided.

8.0 pts The assignment is referenced and formatted according to APA standards and one additional scholarly source is provided.

6.0 pts The assignment is referenced and formatted according to APA standards, but has no additional sources.

0.0 pts No APA style or format was used. No sources used.

10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Writing

10.0 pts The student presents information using clear and concise language in an organized manner (minimal errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).

8.0 pts The student presents information using understandable language, but is somewhat disorganized (some errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).

6.0 pts The student presents information using understandable language but is very disorganized (many errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).

0.0 pts The student presents information that is not clear, logical, professional or organized to the point that the reader has difficulty understanding the message (numerous errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and/or punctuation).

10.0 pts

Total Points: 125.

Political sceince

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