By choosing a particular school of Buddhism to explore more fully, you will lear

By choosing a particular school of Buddhism to explore more fully, you will learn about the diversity within the tradition and how it is practiced today.
Part 1
Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Buddhism Worksheet to help you with Part 2.
Part 2
Choose one of the following schools of Buddhism:
Theravada Buddhism
Mahayana Buddhism
Vajrayana Buddhism
Zen Buddhism–as a special school of Mahayana Buddhism
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that addresses the following:
Summarize the history of Buddhism and the life of Buddha.
Explain the basic teachings and moral aspects of Buddhism.
Explain what makes the school of Buddhism you selected unique.
Use your own words.  If you use a source, it must be in quotes and be listed in the bibliography.  Quotes should be less than 20% of the word count.  Use quotes to bolster what you have learned when researching the paper.  I know that your sources likely know their stuff; but I am grading you and want to make sure you know it as well.Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.  Have a title page, bibliography, double-spacing, etc.  If you need help, make sure to access the Center for Writing Excellence.
Format citations and references consistent with course-level APA guidelines.
Submit both the completed worksheet and the paper (2 seperate documents) to the Assignment Files tab.


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