Assignment: Academic Success and Professional Development Plan Part 2: Academic Resources and Strategies NURS 6003

Assignment: Academic Success and Professional Development Plan Part 2: Academic Resources and Strategies NURS 6003

Assignment: Academic Success and Professional Development Plan Part 2: Academic Resources and Strategies NURS 6003

Assignment: Academic Success and
Professional Development Plan Part 2:
Academic Resources and Strategies

New construction projects begin with a design phase, where architects blueprint the vision
complete with design details. They work in collaboration with builders who use the designs to
prepare the appropriate strategies, tools, and materials to bring the vision to reality. You are both
architect and builder of your success. You have started to blueprint your vision in your Academic
Success and Professional Development Plan. You have identified others with whom you will
collaborate. Now you can begin to prepare the appropriate strategies, tools, and materials
How will you approach your studies? What types of resources are available to you, and how will
you access and utilize them? Taking the opportunity to prepare these strategies, tools, and
materials will help ensure you can “break ground” without incident and successfully move to the
phase where you begin building your vision.
To Prepare:
 Consider your goals for academic accomplishments while a student of the MSN program.
 Reflect on the strategies presented in the Resources for this week.
The Assignment:
 Clearly identify and accurately describe in detail at least three academic resources or
strategies that can be applied to the MSN program.
 Clearly identify and accurately describe in detail at least three professional resources
that can be applied to success in the nursing practice in general or in a specialty.
 Clearly and thoroughly explain in detail how you intend to use these resources, and how
they might benefit you academically and professionally.
Note: Add your work for this Assignment to the original document you began in the Week 1
Assignment, which was built off the Academic Success and Professional Development Plan
Template.
By Day 7
Submit your completed Assignment.
Remember to include an introduction paragraph which contains a clear and comprehensive
purpose statement which delineates all required criteria, and end the assignment Part with a
conclusion paragraph.
Submission and Grading Information
To submit your completed Assignment for review and grading, do the following:
 Please save your Assignment using the naming convention “WK2Assgn+last name+first
initial.(extension)” as the name.
 Click the Week 2 Assignment Rubric to review the Grading Criteria for the
Assignment.

 Click the Week 2 Assignment link. You will also be able to “View Rubric” for grading
criteria from this area.
 Next, from the Attach File area, click on the Browse My Computer button. Find the
document you saved as “WK2Assgn+last name+first initial.(extension)” and click Open.
 If applicable: From the Plagiarism Tools area, click the checkbox for I agree to submit
my paper(s) to the Global Reference Database.
 Click on the Submit button to complete your submission.

Grading Criteria

To access your rubric:
Week 2 Assignment Rubric

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Learning Resources
Required Readings

ANA Enterprise. (n.d.). Resources to succeed. Retrieved October 12, 2018, from
https://www.nursingworld.org/resources/

Kaufffman, H. (2015). A review of predictive factors of student success in and satisfaction with
online learning. Research in Learning Technology, 23, 1–13.

Online Colleges. (2011, July 14). 10 traits of a successful online learner. Retrieved October 12,
2018, from https://www.onlinecollege.org/2011/07/14/10-traits-of-a-successful-online-learner/

Walden University. (2018). Field Experience: College of Nursing. Retrieved from
https://academicguides.waldenu.edu/fieldexperience/son/home

Walden University. (2019). Master of Science in Nursing (MSN). Retrieved from
https://www.waldenu.edu/online-masters-programs/master-of-science-in-nursing

Walden University Writing Center. (n.d.). Scholarly voice: Active and passive voice. Retrieved
October 12, 2018, from
https://academicguides.waldenu.edu/writingcenter/scholarlyvoice/activepassive

Walden University. (n.d.). Subject Research: Nursing. Retrieved November 9, 2018, from
https://academicguides.waldenu.edu/library/subject/nursing

Walden University Writing Center. (n.d.). Walden templates: Overview. Retrieved from
https://academicguides.waldenu.edu/writingcenter/templates

NOTE: Download and review the College of Nursing template by navigating to ‘Program-
Specific Templates’, ‘College of Nursing’, and selecting ‘College of Nursing Writing Template
With Instructions’.

Walden University Writing Center. (n.d.). Writing a paper: Revising. Retrieved from
https://academicguides.waldenu.edu/writingcenter/writingprocess/revising

Document: 10 Tips for Being a Successful Online Learner (PDF)

Document: Academic Success and Professional Development Plan Template (Word document)

Required Media
Laureate Education, Inc. (Executive Producer). (2018). Tips for effective online composition and
communication [Video file]. Baltimore, MD: Author.

Name: NURS_6003_Module02_Week03_Assignment_Rubric

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Continue developing your Academic Success and Professional Development Plan by appending the original document you began in Week 1 to develop the second component: academic resources and strategies. To do this:

·   Identify and describe at least three academic resources or strategies that can be applied to the MSN program.

Points Range: 23 (23%) – 25 (25%)
The response clearly identifies and accurately describes in detail at least three academic resources or strategies that can be applied to the MSN program.
Points Range: 20 (20%) – 22 (22%)
The response partially identifies and partially describes at least three academic resources or strategies that can be applied to the MSN program.
Points Range: 18 (18%) – 19 (19%)
The response vaguely identifies and vaguely describes at least two academic resources or strategies that can be applied to the MSN program.
Points Range: 0 (0%) – 17 (17%)
The response only vaguely and inaccurately identifies one academic resource or strategy or the three academic resources or strategies that can be applied to the MSN program are vague and inaccurate, or is missing.
·   Identify and describe at least three professional resources that can be applied to success in the nursing practice in general or your specialty in particular.
Points Range: 23 (23%) – 25 (25%)
The response clearly identifies and accurately describes in detail at least three professional resources that can be applied to success in nursing practice in general or in a specialty.
Points Range: 20 (20%) – 22 (22%)
The response partially identifies and partially describes at least three professional resources that can be applied to success in nursing practice in general or in a specialty.
Points Range: 18 (18%) – 19 (19%)
The response vaguely identifies and vaguely describes at least two professional resources that can be applied to success in nursing practice in general or in a specialty.
Points Range: 0 (0%) – 17 (17%)
The response only vaguely and inaccurately identifies and vaguely describes one professional resource or the three professional resources that can be applied to success in nursing practice in general or in a specialty are vague and inaccurate, or is missing.
·   Explain how you intend to use these resources, and how they might benefit you academically and professionally.
Points Range: 32 (32%) – 35 (35%)
Response clearly and thoroughly explains in detail the intended use of these resources, including a detailed explanation of how they might be beneficial academically and professionally.
Points Range: 28 (28%) – 31 (31%)
Response explains the intended use of these resources, including an explanation of how they might be beneficial academically and professionally.
Points Range: 25 (25%) – 27 (27%)
Explanation of the intended use of these resources, including an explanation of how they might be beneficial academically and professionally is vague or inaccurate.
Points Range: 0 (0%) – 24 (24%)
Explanation of the intended use of these resources, including an explanation of how they might be beneficial academically and professionally is vague and inaccurate, or is missing.
Written Expression and Formatting – Paragraph and Sentence Structure:

Paragraphs make clear points that support well developed ideas, flow logically, and demonstrate continuity of ideas. Sentences are carefully focused–neither long and rambling nor short and lacking substance. A clear and comprehensive purpose statement and introduction is provided which delineates all required criteria.

Points Range: 5 (5%) – 5 (5%)
Paragraphs and sentences follow writing standards for flow, continuity, and clarity.

A clear and comprehensive purpose statement, introduction, and conclusion is provided which delineates all required criteria.

Points Range: 4 (4%) – 4 (4%)
Paragraphs and sentences follow writing standards for flow, continuity, and clarity 80% of the time.

Purpose, introduction, and conclusion of the assignment is stated, yet is brief and not descriptive.

Points Range: 3.5 (3.5%) – 3.5 (3.5%)
Paragraphs and sentences follow writing standards for flow, continuity, and clarity 60%- 79% of the time.

Purpose, introduction, and conclusion of the assignment is vague or off topic.

Points Range: 0 (0%) – 3 (3%)
Paragraphs and sentences follow writing standards for flow, continuity, and clarity < 60% of the time.

No purpose statement, introduction, or conclusion was provided.

Written Expression and Formatting – English writing standards:
Correct grammar, mechanics, and proper punctuation
Points Range: 5 (5%) – 5 (5%)
Paragraphs and sentences follow writing standards for flow, continuity, and clarity.

A clear and comprehensive purpose statement, introduction, and conclusion is provided which delineates all required criteria.

Points Range: 4 (4%) – 4 (4%)
Paragraphs and sentences follow writing standards for flow, continuity, and clarity 80% of the time.

Purpose, introduction, and conclusion of the assignment is stated, yet is brief and not descriptive.

Points Range: 3.5 (3.5%) – 3.5 (3.5%)
Paragraphs and sentences follow writing standards for flow, continuity, and clarity 60%- 79% of the time.

Purpose, introduction, and conclusion of the assignment is vague or off topic.

Points Range: 0 (0%) – 3 (3%)
Paragraphs and sentences follow writing standards for flow, continuity, and clarity < 60% of the time.

No purpose statement, introduction, or conclusion was provided.

Written Expression and Formatting – The paper follows correct APA format for title page, headings, font, spacing, margins, indentations, page numbers, running head, parenthetical/in-text citations, and reference list.
Points Range: 5 (5%) – 5 (5%)
Uses correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation with no errors.
Points Range: 4 (4%) – 4 (4%)
Contains a few (1-2) grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors.
Points Range: 3.5 (3.5%) – 3.5 (3.5%)
Contains several (3-4) grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors.
Points Range: 0 (0%) – 3 (3%)
Contains many (≥ 5) grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors that interfere with the reader’s understanding.
Total Points: 100