ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY: CONTROVERSIES IN PSYCHOLOGY

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

  • Competency 3: Analyze scholarly information and research findings through critical thinking to solve problems in the field of psychology.
    • State clearly the relationship of the article to the thesis in five articles.
    • Provide five article summaries that are succinct and capture the main points of the articles.
  • Competency 5: Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with expectations for professionals in the field of psychology.
    • Write in a manner that is scholarly in tone, easy to follow, and free from grammatical and spelling errors.
    • Format five article references according to APA guidelines.

In Unit 9, you will complete and submit your final paper for the course. The topics you may choose from include:

  • Does cosmetic surgery promote or hinder self-esteem?
  • Does use of electronic technology promote or detract from well-being?
  • Is medication or are behavioral interventions more effective in treating attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)?
  • Are virtual teams or traditional teams more effective?
  • Does online learning or traditional (face-to-face) learning lead to higher academic performance?

In this assignment, you will compile and submit an annotated bibliography of the potential sources you will use for your final paper.

Your annotated bibliography will consist of:

  • A minimum of five scholarly articles.
  • The reference for each of the sources you are considering for your paper.
  • A brief summary of the article.
  • An explanation of how this source relates to your thesis. Describe how it either supports the thesis of your position or how it presents a counterargument to your thesis.

Submit your annotated bibliography to Turnitin under the Unit 8 assignment link and review your results before submitting it to your instructor for grading.

Refer to the Annotated Bibliography: Controversies in Psychology Scoring Guide to understand how this assignment will be graded and ensure you meet the grading criteria. In addition, you may wish to refer to the Joel Taylor Sample Annotated Bibliography, linked in the Resources.

Note: Your instructor may also use the Writing Feedback Tool to provide feedback on your writing. In the tool, click the linked resources for helpful writing information.

Grade Chart

Annotated Bibliography: Controversies in Psychology Scoring Guide

Due Date: End of Unit 8.
Percentage of Course Grade: 10%.

Note: Your instructor may also use the Writing Feedback Tool to provide feedback on your writing. In the tool, click on the linked resources for helpful writing information.

CRITERIANON-PERFORMANCEBASICPROFICIENTDISTINGUISHED
Format five article references according to APA guidelines.
30%
Does not format five article references according to APA guidelines.Formats incomplete or inaccurate article references according to APA guidelines.Formats five article references according to APA guidelines.Formats five article references according to APA guidelines without errors.
Provide five article summaries that are succinct and capture the main points of the articles.
30%
Does not provide five article summaries that are succinct and capture the main points of the articles.Provides incomplete or inaccurate article summaries and may capture the main points of the articles.Provides five article summaries that are succinct and capture the main points of the articles.Provides five or more article summaries that are succinct, well-written, and capture the main points of the articles.
State clearly the relationship of the article to the thesis in five articles.
30%
Does not state clearly the relationship of the article to the thesis in five articles.States incompletely or inaccurately the relationship of the article to the thesis in five articles.States clearly the relationship of the article to the thesis in five articles.Explains the relationship of the article to the thesis in five articles.
Write in a manner that is scholarly in tone, easy to follow, and free from grammatical and spelling errors.
10%
Does not write in a manner that is scholarly in tone, easy to follow, and free from grammatical and spelling errors.Writes in a somewhat scholarly manner, but is sometimes unclear and contains grammatical and spelling errors.Writes in a manner that is scholarly in tone, easy to follow, and free from grammatical and spelling errors.Writing is exemplary: scholarly, clear, transitions well between arguments, seamlessly incorporates evidence, and is free of grammatical and spelling errors.
 
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