EESL 660: SLA Case Study Research Paper Rubric
Adequately addresses the following components:
· contrastive analysis (The interviewer does research and writes a CA with at least 3 elements that are similar/different between the two languages).
· critical age (i.e., puberty. Did the participant begin learning their L2 before or after the critical period? How do they think this affected their SLA).
· Motivation (Which type mostly influenced SLA? How was this beneficial/detrimental?)
· performance vs. competence (Does the participant think that their performance matches their competence? Why/why not?)EESL 660: SLA Case Study Research Paper Rubric
· communicative competence vs. linguistic competence (Does the participant think that their communicative competence matches their linguistic competence? Why/why not?)
· acquisition vs. learning (Did the participant acquire or learn the language? Did they experience both? How did this influence their SLA?)
· fossilization (Does the participant feel fossilized in any area of their SLA? If so, which area? Why do they think this occurred?)
· individual differences, learning styles (Which learning styles does the participant prefer? How did this impact their SLA?)
· acculturation: social as well as individual factors (Check the chapter to make sure you address the social and individual factors regarding acculturation. How did these affect your participant’s SLA?)
· relative level of success according to linguistic, psychological, or social factors
· sociocultural factors, you must mention at least two (How did these affect your participant’s SLA?)EESL 660: SLA Case Study Research Paper Rubric
· formal/informal learning (Did your participant experience both environments? How did they influence his/her SLA?)
· communicative vs. grammar-oriented language learning (Did your participant experience both environments? How did they influence his/her SLA?)
· teachers vs. textbooks
· innate capacity vs. other types of intelligence (spatial, logistic, mathematical, interpersonal, intrapersonal, naturalistic, musical, etc.)
· introduction, conclusion, title page, references page
|Structure, Substance, and Formatting
· Correct APA formatting for title page, body, headings, citations, references.
· Includes at least three resources from academic journals
· File is saved with the correct name; i.e., “your name_Case Study”; e.g., “Julie Ciancio_Case Study”
· Sufficient and accurate theoretical content to support case study findings
· Includes at least 3 correctly cited personal communication quotes from the interview
· Correct formatting for B- and C-level heads according to Graduate Dean’s Study Guide. Logical division of level heads.