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PSYC 311: Adolescent Psychology - STROCK, Fall 2018

Assignment Details

From the PSYC 311 syllabus:

  • "A number of papers will be required over the course of the semester."
  • "You should follow the format described in the APA Publication Manual, (6th edition)." See the Citing Sources tab of this guide for APA Style resources. 
  • "One paper, due on the date and beginning time of the final exam, 11:30 am on Monday, December 17, 2018 (12/17/2018), represents a major research effort."
    • "In this 15 page paper, you will be expected to:
      • formulate a research question
      • generate hypotheses regarding this research question through a library search of original empirical studies
      • and evaluate the adequacy of the current state of knowledge regarding the subject."
      • "Essentially, you will be writing the introduction to an empirical journal article or thesis."
      • "You will want to discuss your topic choice with [Professor Strock] in order to get approval. General topics must be approved and turned in by Wednesday, October 24, 2018 (10/24/2018).
      • "You will be asked to turn in your specific paper topic and a copy of the front page of 5 journal articles you plan to reference in your paper by Wednesday, November 14, 2018 (11/14/2018)."
  • In addition to the large paper, two smaller papers will also be required. These two papers will be based upon the content of the journal article readings. Short papers should be 4 to 5 pages in length. 

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