Assignment 1: Discussion Questions
Submit your response to the question to the appropriate Discussion Area by the due date assigned.
Through the end of the module, comment on the responses of others.You will be attempting two discussion questions in this module worth 28 points each.Discussion Question
1Confidence and PerformanceDescribe a time when you were extremely confident as an athlete yet performed poorly. Describe a time when you weren’t very confident yet played very well.
Offer your best guess as to why your level of confidence did not predict your performance on the two occasions.
Evaluation Criteria for Discussion Question Response:Provided the detailed context of the two diverse experiences.
Explained why your confidence could not predict your performance level on the two occasions.
[8 points]Discussion Question 2Nine Sources of ConfidenceOf the nine sources of confidence (such as demonstration of ability, coach’s leadership, and so on) presented in this module, which ones did you rely on the most as an athlete during your playing days?
Which ones did you draw from the least? How did these sources contribute (or not) to your confidence in yourself?
Evaluation Criteria for Discussion Question Response:Identified the nine sources of confidence you relied on the most and from which ones you drew the least
Explained the contribution of these sources to your confidence.
[8 points]All written assignments and responses should follow APA rules for attributing sources.
Assignment 1 Grading CriteriaMaximum PointsDiscussion Question Response:Please see specific evaluation criteria listed below each discussion question.
16x2Discussion Participation: Participated in the discussion by asking a question, providing a statement of clarification, providing a point of view with rationale, challenging a point of discussion, or making a relationship between one or more points of the discussion.
4x2While responding, justified ideas and responses by using appropriate examples and references from texts, Web sites, and other references or personal experience.
4x2Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources, displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
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