Ray Dalio’s “How the Economic Machine Works”
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|# OF PAGES & WORD COUNT||4≈ 1100 WORDS|
To complete the visdeo summary assignment on Ray Dalio’s “How the Economic Machine Works”, Go to youtube.com and search by “Ray Dalio how the economic machine works” or type in the following link: How The Economic Machine Works by Ray Dalio (Links to an external site.)
Watch the 31 minutes video and write a 4-page paper:
– 3 pages of the video summary.
– 1 page about your own opinion of the US economy and where do you see the US economy in the short term (2-3 years) and longer-term (10 years). This is your own opinion so you will not be graded on whether I agree or not with your opinion, I just want to see your thinking process.
– you can use direct citations from the video for up to 10% of the length of the paper.
– please use Times New Roman, size 12, double space.
-This assignment uses a grading rubric. Read the requirements of the rubric before you start writing your paper.
Levels of Assessment
(Far Exceeds Standard)
|Organization||Video Summary lacks logical organization. It shows some coherence but ideas lack unity. Serious errors.||Video Summary is coherent and logically organized. Some points remain misplaced and stray from the topic.|
Transitions evident but not used throughout essay.
|Video Summary is coherent and logically organized with transitions used between ideas and paragraphs to create coherence. Overall unity of ideas is present.||Video Summary shows high degree of attention to logic and reasoning of points. Unity clearly leads the reader to the conclusion and stirs thought regarding the topic.|
|Level of Content||Video Summary shows some thinking and reasoning but most ideas are underdeveloped and unoriginal.||Video Summary content indicates thinking and reasoning applied with original thought on a few ideas.||Video Summary content indicates original thinking and develops ideas with sufficient and firm evidence.||Video Summary content indicates synthesis of ideas, in- depth analysis and evidences original thought and support for the topic.|
|Development||Main points lack detailed development. Ideas are vague with little evidence of critical thinking.||Main points are present with limited detail and development. Some critical thinking is present.||Main points well developed with quality supporting details and quantity. Critical thinking is weaved into points||Main points well developed with high quality and quantity support. Reveals high degree of critical thinking.|
|Grammar & Mechanics||Spelling, punctuation, and grammatical errors create distraction, making reading difficult; fragments, comma splices, run-ons evident.|
Errors are frequent.
|Most spelling, punctuation, and grammar correct allowing reader to progress though Video Summary. Some errors remain.||Video Summary has few spelling, punctuation, and grammatical errors allowing reader to follow ideas clearly. Very few fragments or run-ons.||Video Summary is free of distracting spelling, punctuation, and grammatical errors; absent of fragments, comma splices, and run-ons.|
|Style||Mostly in elementary form with little or no variety in sentence structure, diction, rhetorical devices or emphasis.||Approaches college level usage of some variety in sentence patterns, diction, and rhetorical devices.||Attains college level style; tone is appropriate and rhetorical devices used to enhance content; sentence variety used effectively.||Shows outstanding style going beyond usual college level; rhetorical devices and tone used effectively; creative use of sentence structure and coordination|
|Format||Fails to follow format and assignment requirements; incorrect margins, spacing and indentation; neatness of Video Summary needs attention.||Meets format and assignment requirements; generally correct margins, spacing, and indentations; Video Summary is neat but may have some assembly errors.||Meets format and assignment requirements; margins, spacing, and indentations are correct; Video Summary is neat and correctly assembled.||Meets all formal and assignment requirements and evidences attention to detail; all margins, spacing and indentations are correct; Video Summary is neat and correctly assembled with professional look.|