TOPIC 2: MINDSET AND STUDENT SUCCESS
*Popular press source: Uche, U. (2011, January 26). Has your teen developed the basic mental skills for academic success? Psychology Today. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/promoting-empathy-your-teen/201101/has-your-teen-developed-the-basic-mental-skills-academic
*Scholarly source: Cheon-woo, H., Farruggia, S. P., & Moss, T. P. (2017). Effects of academic mindsets on college students’ achievement and retention [PDF]. Journal of College Student Development, 58(8), 1119–1134.
*Limeri, L. B., Carter, N. T., Choe, J., Harper, H. G., Martin, H. R., Annaleigh, B., & Dolan, E. L. (2020). Growing a growth mindset: Characterizing how and why undergraduate students’ mindsets change. International Journal of STEM Education, 7(1)https://doi-org.library.capella.edu/10.1186/s40594-020-00227-2
Details: For the paper itself, you will write a five-paragraph essay. The first paragraph will be an introduction, which will include a thesis statement. The second paragraph will have a main point that supports your thesis with evidence from the popular source. The third paragraph will have a main point that supports your thesis with evidence from the scholarly source. The fourth paragraph will have a main point that supports your thesis with evidence from the source you find in the library. The final paragraph will be your conclusion, which ties together your main points and the thesis.