Assess the effectiveness of military discipline through case study.
DefinitionAssessment should be based on case study subjects established by the instructor or through self-assessment and include the following criteria:
- Was an individual goal acknowledged (e.g., a personal condition or behavior that needed improvement, an accomplishment that required diligence)? If so, what was it?
- Were realistic short-, medium-, and long-term goals or performance benchmarks established? If so, what were they?
- Did the individual persevere in the face of temporary setbacks or obstacles? Describe.
- How did the individual change his or her typical behavioral patterns to reach the objective? If so, how?
- What are the benefits of reviewing case studies?
- What can you learn from studying examples of military discipline?
Related Standards of Learning
The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
- Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
- Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
- Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
- Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
- Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.