psychology and english composition 1
1. Writing Patterns and Styles
Use description appropriately in writing based on purpose and intended audience
List guidelines for using description
Use narration appropriately in writing based on purpose and intended audience
List guidelines for using narration
In this writing assignment, you explore different writing styles.
A two-page (500-word) essay
Step 1 Select a description assignment topic.
Describe a problem you are having at work
Describe a goal you plan to achieve
Describe an event that influenced you
Describe the elements that create a satisfying shopping experience, game day, or vacation
Step 2 Write a descriptive paragraph
Write a descriptive paragraph based on the topic you selected.
Step 3 Write a narrative essay.
Incorporate your descriptive paragraph into a two-page (500-word) narrative essay. In your essay, refer to the following tips for constructing a successful story:
Emphasize details vital to your point
Relate events in chronological order
Show, don’t tell
2.Discussion Board: Description and Narration
Step 1 Post a response to the discussion board.
Think about the writing you do as a professional, a volunteer, a citizen, or a friend. Respond to the following questions and, if it’s relevant, include your own personal experience:
Which two patterns of writing do you most frequently use? Describe how you use them.
Which two do you least frequently use? Explain why you don’t use them.
Which pattern(s) would most help you achieve your goals? Identify ways these patterns could benefit you.
Step 2 Read and respond to other students’ posts.
Read other students’ posts and respond to at least two of them. In addition to other comments you may have, address the following in your response posts:
React to the author’s insights about how he/she uses the writing patterns. What surprises you?
What can you learn from his/her experience?
3. Classical versus Operant Conditioning
Define classical conditioning
Define operant conditioning
Describe the principles of classical conditioning
Describe the principles of operant conditioning
This writing assignment compares classical and operant conditioning.
A one-page document (double spaced 12-point font) comparing classical and operant conditioning
Step 1Read about classical and operant conditioning.
Review the material in this lesson and in other resources, if you choose, on classical and operant conditioning.
Step 2Compare and contrast classical and operant conditioning.
Compare the two theories, including the following points:
Basic description of each theory
Components of each theory
Breakthrough research for each theory
Major thought leaders of each theory
Similarities and differences between the two theories
Step 3Report your findings.
Write a one-page report summarizing the information you acquired in Step 2.
4. please answer the following:
What is the role of reward and punishment in learning? Please provide specific examples.