Psychology Term Paper

1. In the modules IN THEIR WORDS select one (1) article to write your term paper.
This paper MUST be submitted electronically through by the
appointed time and date listed in Writing Assignment in Canvas. No late papers
will be accepted for any reason.
2. This paper is to be approximately five (5) pages in length, not including the
references. The texts of the paper starts on page one with; a) title of the paper from
IN THEIR WORDS, Author(s) Name(s), date of publication and b) your name,
course name and number, department, university and the due date. The text starts
immediately after. The paper must be in APA format and typed using MS Word
with a font size of 12 pt (please use spell checker and grammar checker). The link
below will direct you to a web site that can help you with APA format.
3. In your term paper address the issue that 1) the author(s) were addressing.
2)Which school, theory or issue were they challenging? 3) What were the criticisms
of the paper at that time? And 4) How is the paper viewed in our time? You are to
have a minimum of six (6) references. References that are acceptable for citation
must be from scientific journals or scholarly texts. Popular press articles and nonreferred
web sites are not acceptable for the term papers.
4. While writing your term paper make sure that you address all of the issues. To
enhance critical thinking, advance reasoning, and writing skills, your arguments
must be based on empirical evidence and the scientific literature. Opinions and
speculations should be kept to a minimum. Faith based arguments, such as the
bible or god, are not acceptable arguments for your term papers.
5. After writing your paper you must submit your paper to Smarthinking or have it
reviewed by the Writing Center. Smarthinking is an on-line writing center that
will assist you in your writing. You may also get assistance from the University
Writing Center located in the Helen T. Chick building.
6. Your paper MUST be submitted to me through (see Canvas for
submission of reaction papers).


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