Psychology of Learning

University of Phoenix

PSYCH635 – Psychology of Learning

Assignment Rubric


Week 2 Individual Paper Topic: Professional Application of Learning Theory in Real-Life Situations



70 Percent

Points Earned


Addresses how the Paint Creek Program, which stresses modeling, demonstrates learning in terms of each learning theory perspective.

Addresses how Vick Agee’s explanation of how developing victim empathy creates the motivation for change. The sequence is discussed as demonstration of each of the four learning theories.

Addresses what the behavioral cognitive approach means at Paint Creek.

Clearly addresses all criteria of the assignment comprehensively.

Evidence of higher-level thinking and critical analysis.

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Organization and Development

15 Percent

Points Earned


The presentation includes 10– 12 slides with speaker notes.

Addresses all requirements stated in the Professional Applications of Learning Theory in Real-Life Situations under Student Materials.

The paper is clear and organized; major points are supported by details, examples, or analysis.

The tone aligns with the assignment’s purpose.

The paper provides relevant and sufficient background on the topic.

The paper is logical, flows, and reviews the major points.




Mechanics and Format

15 Percent

Points Earned


Rules of grammar, usage, and punctuation are followed; spelling is correct.

The presentation is consistent with APA requirements as described in the UOPX Writing & Style Guidelines for a Graduate level student.

The presentation references two peer reviewed journal articles.

The presentation includes a reference list.







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