Dissertation Writers: Competency 2: Describe scientific research methods presented in scholarly psychology literature.

Dissertation Writers: Competency 2: Describe scientific research methods presented in scholarly psychology literature

Assessment #1

Overview

Complete a worksheet that distills critical information in a scholarly article and compares it to information in a popular press .

This assessment is designed to help you describe scientific research methods as presented in scholarly psychological literature. It will also help you learn to differentiate between scholarly and non-scholarly sources.

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

· Competency 2: Describe scientific research methods presented in scholarly psychology literature.

· Describe the hypothesis and purpose of a research study from a scholarly research.

· Describe the study design (including observations, programs, population, etcetera) used in a scholarly research article.

· Describe the participants from a scholarly research article.

· Describe the measures used in a scholarly research article.

· Competency 3: Apply research findings from scholarly literature to current issues in the field of psychology.

· Summarize psychology research findings.

· Competency 5: Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with expectations for professionals in the field of psychology.

· Summarize the main points from a popular press article.

· Write coherently to support a central idea with correct grammar, usage, and mechanics, as expected of a psychology professional.

· Use current APA format and style.