Connecting Your Learning
Competencies Addressed in This Assignment
In this assignment, the criteria in your Connect Your Learning Scoring Guide are directly aligned to all the course competencies.
Competency 1: Describe how historical problems were managed in the evolution of the U.S. Constitution.
Competency 2: Correlate the role of each branch of government with Bill of Rights interpretation.
Competency 3: Explain the substantive and procedural interpretations of individual freedoms based on case analysis.
Competency 4: Document philosophical underpinnings and public policy influences associated with the U.S. Supreme Court decisions.
Competency 5: Communicate effectively in writing.
Throughout the course, you have examined the history and evolution of the U.S. Constitution, the three branches of government, roles and responsibilities, the balance of individual rights versus societal needs in Bill of Rights interpretations, and application based implications. For your final assignment, you will showcase connections between learning and application in a career-specific context.
Focusing on the competencies, and to showcase your learning proficiency, prepare a 67 page paper addressing two key areas of learning for each competency:
The importance of this learning.
The application of the learning in a career context.
Be sure to review the Connecting Your Learning Scoring Guide to ensure that you understand the criteria for this assignment.
Use the links provided in the Resources to help you complete the assignment.
Written communication: Must be free of errors that detract from the overall message.
Resources and citations: Format according to APA guideline.
Required page count: 67, not including the title page or the references page.
Required number of references: minimum of 67.
Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12 point.