View the Human Sexuality Case Studies: Sexuality Confronts
Social Policy interactive linked in the Resources. Each case study is related
in some way to the material covered in the unit readings and materials. Read
each case study and select oneon which to base a
research paper. Try to choose the case study that you can do the best job of
relating to the criteria given below. Do not restate the case study
within your paper. You should only identify and refer to the selected case
study as needed to illustrate your points.
Using your selected case study, write a 3–4-page paper that
accomplishes the following. You may wish to use the APA Paper Template provided
in the Resources to write your paper.
and describe the concept(s) and the general perspective or approach to
human sexuality that the concept falls under (such as gender theories,
instinct theory, psychodynamic, or developmental) using correct
terminology from the course. If the concept or perspective is closely
associated with the writings of a particular theorist (such as Freud,
Kinsey, Masters and Johnson, and so on), then provide that information.
Explain how the concept fits the case study.
a minimum of two scholarly sources that support your explanation of how
the concept fits the case study. Connect what you have learned in your
research by integrating and combining information from your source
articles with the case study.
and explain how ethical standards guide professional behavior as it
relates to the issues and concepts identified in the selected human
sexuality case study. You must state the specific ethical standard that
relates to the topic or issue highlighted in the case study and explain
how this ethical standard guides professional behavior.
Your paper should follow a logical structure and be
evidence-based. Use the MEAL plan to help guide the organization of your paper:
Idea: Present the main point/idea that you are making about your
chosen concept related to reproduction, contraception, and abortion.
What does the research say? Support your statements with evidence from the
Summarize main ideas from articles related to your chosen case study.
Apply concepts that relate directly or indirectly to your main point. Make
explicit links between source articles and your paper.
Integrate and combine information from your source articles with your main
Conduct independent research for resources and references to
support your paper. Provide a reference list and in-text citations for all of
your resources, in APA format. You may cite texts and authors from the unit
readings, as well as any additional reputable resources you find on your own.
You are urged to use Capella University's Writing Center, a
resource to help you develop clear and effective writing. You will be able to
receive feedback on your writing, use writing resources, discover new writing
strategies, and explore different ways to draft, revise, edit, and proofread
your own work.
Review the Reproductive Choices Scoring Guide to learn the
grading criteria for this assignment.
Communication: Written communication should be free of errors
that detract from the overall message.
Formatting: Resources and in-text citations should be formatted
according to APA (6th edition) style and formatting.
- Length: The
research paper should be 3–4 pages in content length. Include a separate
title page and a separate references page.
and Font Size: Times New Roman, 12 point, double spaced. Use
of Resources: Use a minimum of two scholarly resources.