"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 Wednesday, December 13, 2017 (12/13/2017), 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 18, 2017 (10/18/2017).
"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 8, 2017 (11/8/2017)."
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.