Assignment 1: LASA 2: Putting the Puzzle Together
Every group, whether social or professional, has roles that need to be filled in order for the group to function effectively. Sometimes, people choose the role they want to play. At other times, people may naturally fall into a role without even realizing it. Research group roles or group dynamics using your textbook, the Argosy University online library resources, and the Internet. Write an essay on the topic. Address the following:
|Assignment 1 Grading Criteria||Maximum Points|
|Analyzes and explains at least six different types of roles in groups.||40|
|Discusses and supports whether one person may play more than one role in a group.||40|
|Discusses and supports whether or not roles can be ranked in order of importance.||40|
|Explains and supports the role the student typically plays in groups.||40|
|Describes an event where the student personally struggled with his/her role within a group and how the struggle with this role was overcome.||40|
|Discusses how knowledge of group roles will help a group communicate and work together.||36|
Style (8 points): Tone, audience, and word choice.
Organization (16 points): Introduction, transitions, and conclusion.
Usage and Mechanics (16 points): Grammar, spelling, and sentence structure.
APA Elements (24 points): In text citations and references, paraphrasing, and appropriate use of quotations and other elements of style.
Write a 4-5 page essay in Word format. Apply APA standards for writing style to your work. Include a References page for any articles and websites used in your research.