GCH 370 George Washington University Sexuality & Human Behavior Study

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The Costs: Birth Control & Child Care

Part I: Using one or both of the following resources, research 3 different methods of birth control and respond to the items below. NOTE: Links to these websites are also available on Blackboard. Bedsider: https://www.bedsider.org/methods Planned Parenthood: https://www.plannedparenthood.org/learn/birth-cont…

1. Provide the following information for EACH of the three methods you selected:

a. Name of Method

b. Type of Method (hormonal, barrier, LARC, fertility awareness, sterilization, EC, other)

c. How is it used?

d. How effective is it?

e. How much does it cost (per year)?

f. Does it protect against STIs?

g. Potential side effects or problems with this method?

h. What is your opinion of this method?

Resources:

https://www.bedsider.org/methods

https://www.plannedparenthood.org/learn/birth-control

https://www.cdc.gov/reproductivehealth/infertility/

https://www.self.com/story/childfree-by-choice-women

https://www.womenshealth.gov/a-z-topics/pregnancy-tests

https://www.cnn.com/specials/every-mother-counts

babycenter.com/2_inside-pregnancy-labor-and-birth_3658872.bc

GCH 370: Sexuality & Human Behavior Homework Assignment #3

The Costs: Birth Control & Child Care Part I: Using one or both of the following resources, research 3 different methods of birth control and respond to the items below. NOTE: Links to these websites are also available on Blackboard. Bedsider: https://www.bedsider.org/methods Planned Parenthood: https://www.plannedparenthood.org/learn/birth-control 1. Provide the following information for EACH of the three methods you selected: a. Name of Method b. Type of Method (hormonal, barrier, LARC, fertility awareness, sterilization, EC, other) c. How is it used? d. How effective is it? e. How much does it cost (per year)? f. Does it protect against STIs? g. Potential side effects or problems with this method? h. What is your opinion of this method? Part II: Go to your local Target or Walmart (or shop online) – specify which store you chose and why. 1. Search for condoms that are available at this store. a. What brands of condoms are sold here? (Examples: Trojan, Durex, LifeStyles, etc.) b. What is different about the condoms available? (Examples: lubricated, extra-sensitive, larger size, colored, etc.) c. What is the price range for condoms? Least expensive (name brand/type/count)? Most expensive (name brand/type/count)? d. Would you recommend buying condoms from this store? Why or why not? 2. At the same store, search for and provide price ranges (least to most expensive and count or quantity of product) for the following baby products: a. Diapers b. Baby wipes c. Baby food (2 different types) d. Baby clothes (1 girl’s and 1 boy’s article of clothing) Part III: Call a local childcare or baby-sitting agency in your area. Find out how much it costs to place a child in their care (for a day/month/year). Does this differ by child’s age? Specify the agency and its location, and summarize the information you gathered. Part IV: Discuss what you learned from this assignment. No page limit. Just address everything above. You can use bullets/outline format or create tables.

  Excellent Good Fair Poor
Main Posting 45 (45%) – 50 (50%) 

Answers all parts of the discussion question(s) expectations with reflective critical analysis and synthesis of knowledge gained from the course readings for the module and current credible sources.

 

Supported by at least three current, credible sources.

 

Written clearly and concisely with no grammatical or spelling errors and fully adheres to current APA manual writing rules and style.

40 (40%) – 44 (44%) 

Responds to the discussion question(s) and is reflective with critical analysis and synthesis of knowledge gained from the course readings for the module.

 

At least 75% of post has exceptional depth and breadth.

 

Supported by at least three credible sources.

 

Written clearly and concisely with one or no grammatical or spelling errors and fully adheres to current APA manual writing rules and style.

35 (35%) – 39 (39%) 

Responds to some of the discussion question(s).

 

One or two criteria are not addressed or are superficially addressed.

 

Is somewhat lacking reflection and critical analysis and synthesis.

 

Somewhat represents knowledge gained from the course readings for the module.

 

Post is cited with two credible sources.

 

Written somewhat concisely; may contain more than two spelling or grammatical errors.

 

Contains some APA formatting errors.

0 (0%) – 34 (34%) 

Does not respond to the discussion question(s) adequately.

 

Lacks depth or superficially addresses criteria.

 

Lacks reflection and critical analysis and synthesis.

 

Does not represent knowledge gained from the course readings for the module.

 

Contains only one or no credible sources.

 

Not written clearly or concisely.

 

Contains more than two spelling or grammatical errors.

 

Does not adhere to current APA manual writing rules and style.

Main Post: Timeliness 10 (10%) – 10 (10%) 

Posts main post by day 3.

0 (0%) – 0 (0%) 0 (0%) – 0 (0%) 0 (0%) – 0 (0%) 

Does not post by day 3.

First Response 17 (17%) – 18 (18%) 

Response exhibits synthesis, critical thinking, and application to practice settings.

 

Responds fully to questions posed by faculty.

 

Provides clear, concise opinions and ideas that are supported by at least two scholarly sources.

 

Demonstrates synthesis and understanding of learning objectives.

 

Communication is professional and respectful to colleagues.

 

Responses to faculty questions are fully answered, if posed.

 

Response is effectively written in standard, edited English.

15 (15%) – 16 (16%) 

Response exhibits critical thinking and application to practice settings.

 

Communication is professional and respectful to colleagues.

 

Responses to faculty questions are answered, if posed.

 

Provides clear, concise opinions and ideas that are supported by two or more credible sources.

 

Response is effectively written in standard, edited English.

13 (13%) – 14 (14%) 

Response is on topic and may have some depth.

 

Responses posted in the discussion may lack effective professional communication.

 

Responses to faculty questions are somewhat answered, if posed.

 

Response may lack clear, concise opinions and ideas, and a few or no credible sources are cited.

0 (0%) – 12 (12%) 

Response may not be on topic and lacks depth.

 

Responses posted in the discussion lack effective professional communication.

 

Responses to faculty questions are missing.

 

No credible sources are cited.

Second Response 16 (16%) – 17 (17%) 

Response exhibits synthesis, critical thinking, and application to practice settings.

 

Responds fully to questions posed by faculty.

 

Provides clear, concise opinions and ideas that are supported by at least two scholarly sources.

 

Demonstrates synthesis and understanding of learning objectives.

 

Communication is professional and respectful to colleagues.

 

Responses to faculty questions are fully answered, if posed.

 

Response is effectively written in standard, edited English.

14 (14%) – 15 (15%) 

Response exhibits critical thinking and application to practice settings.

 

Communication is professional and respectful to colleagues.

 

Responses to faculty questions are answered, if posed.

 

Provides clear, concise opinions and ideas that are supported by two or more credible sources.

 

Response is effectively written in standard, edited English.

12 (12%) – 13 (13%) 

Response is on topic and may have some depth.

 

Responses posted in the discussion may lack effective professional communication.

 

Responses to faculty questions are somewhat answered, if posed.

 

Response may lack clear, concise opinions and ideas, and a few or no credible sources are cited.

0 (0%) – 11 (11%) 

Response may not be on topic and lacks depth.

 

Responses posted in the discussion lack effective professional communication.

 

Responses to faculty questions are missing.

 

No credible sources are cited.

Participation 5 (5%) – 5 (5%) 

Meets requirements for participation by posting on three different days.

0 (0%) – 0 (0%) 0 (0%) – 0 (0%) 0 (0%) – 0 (0%) 

Does not meet requirements for participation by posting on 3 different days.

Total Points: 100