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Assignment 4: Educational Paradigms and Models

 

 

Due Week 8 and worth 140 points

 

 

 

Use the Internet to research different educational paradigms and models for this assignment. You can also refer to Chapter 9 for some guidance.

 

 

 

Write a four to six (4-6) page paper in which you:

 

1.Assess two (2) educational paradigms or models that may transform a school into a learning community.

2.Examine the effects of:

a.economic factors on schools.

b.moral order factors on schools.

c.school board leadership on schools.

d.social capital on schools.

3.Create your own educational paradigm or model.

4.Include at least three (3) references (no more than five (5) years old) from material outside the textbook.

 

 

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

 

•Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.

•Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

 

 

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

 

•Weigh the effects of economics, moral order, school board leadership, and social capital on schools.

•Assess educational paradigms and models that may transform schools into learning communities.

•Use technology and information resources to research issues in teacher leadership.

•Write clearly and concisely about teacher leadership using proper writing mechanics.

 

 

Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic / organization of the paper, and language and writing skills, using the following rubric.

 

 

 

Click here to view grading rubric.

 

 

Points: 140

 

Assignment 4: Educational Paradigms and Models

 

 

Criteria

 

Unacceptable

 

Below 70% F

 

Fair

 

70-79% C

 

Proficient

 

80-89% B

 

Exemplary

 

90-100% A

 

 

1. Assess two (2) educational paradigms or models that may transform a school into a learning community.

 

Weight: 30%

 

Did not submit or incompletely assessed two (2) educational paradigms or models that may transform a school into a learning community.

 

Partially assessed two (2) educational paradigms or models that may transform a school into a learning community.

 

Satisfactorily assessed two (2) educational paradigms or models that may transform a school into a learning community.

 

Thoroughly assessed two (2) educational paradigms or models that may transform a school into a learning community.

 

 

2a. Examine the effects of economic factors on schools.

Weight: 5%

 

Did not submit or incompletely examined the effects of economic factors on schools.

 

Partially examined the effects of economic factors on schools.

 

Satisfactorily examined the effects of economic factors on schools.

 

Thoroughly examined the effects of economic factors on schools.

 

 

2b. Examine the effects of moral order factors on schools.

 

Weight: 5%

 

Did not submit or incompletely examined the effects of moral order factors on schools.

 

Partially examined the effects of moral order factors on schools.

 

Satisfactorily examined the effects of moral order factors on schools.

 

Thoroughly examined the effects of moral order factors on schools.

 

 

2c. Examine the effects of school board leadership on schools.

 

Weight: 5%

 

Did not submit or incompletely examined the effects of school board leadership on schools.

 

Partially examined the effects of school board leadership on schools.

 

Satisfactorily examined the effects of school board leadership on schools.

 

Thoroughly examined the effects of school board leadership on schools.

 

 

2d. Examine the effects of social capital on schools.

 

Weight: 5%

 

Did not submit or incompletely examined the effects of social capital on schools.

 

Partially examined the effects of social capital on schools.

 

Satisfactorily examined the effects of social capital on schools.

 

Thoroughly examined the effects of social capital on schools.

 

 

3. Create your own educational paradigm or model.

 

Weight: 35%

 

Did not submit or incompletely created your own educational paradigm or model.

 

Partially created your own educational paradigm or model.

 

Satisfactorily created your own educational paradigm or model.

 

Thoroughly created your own educational paradigm or model.

 

 

4. 3 references

 

Weight: 5%

 

No references provided.

 

Does not meet the required number of references; some or all references poor quality choices.

 

Meets number of required references; all references high quality choices.

 

Exceeds number of required references; all references high quality choices.

 

 

5. Clarity, writing mechanics, and formatting requirements

 

Weight: 10%