Summarizes the theory and its key concepts in your own words. As part of this summary, the essay should…
Identify the theory’s objective/interpretive orientation and its theoretical tradition(s)
Identify the methods associated with this theory
Provides examples to illustrate the theory’s concepts and/or provides examples of research that uses the theory
Identifies the theory’s ontological, epistemological, and axiological assumptions
Critically assesses the theory in terms of the relevant six criteria for evaluating theories.
The essay should be between 1500 and 2000 words in length, use a 12pt serif font, and be double-spaced. APA, MLA, or Chicago style citations are acceptable; just choose one and stick to it consistently