Locate three (3) scholarly journal articles in addition to your textbook. Refer to the library database tutorial provided in the unit. Most of your articles should be recent (no more than 5 years old) and relevant to your paper topic. • List your sources in APA style. For more information on APA style, refer to the APA help guides under the Course Information page. • Include a permalink to all scholarly articles used.

PSY102 – Fundamentals of Psychology II

Paper Resources Assignment

Due Date: 11:59 pm EST, Sunday of Unit 3
Points: 100

Overview:

For your course paper, you will be writing about a topic you chose in Unit 2. You will need to include a minimum of four (4) scholarly sources about this topic to support your ideas. One source may be your textbook, and the other three should be full-length scholarly journal articles. Refer to the tutorial for searching library databases and permalink creation.

Instructions:

For this assignment,

• Locate three (3) scholarly journal articles in addition to your textbook. Refer to the library database tutorial provided in the unit. Most of your articles should be recent (no more than 5 years old) and relevant to your paper topic.

• List your sources in APA style. For more information on APA style, refer to the APA help guides under the Course Information page.

• Include a permalink to all scholarly articles used. Your instructor must be able to access your articles, so it is imperative that you include a permalink. Refer to the Library Resources section in the Course Information page for the tutorial on searching library databases and permalink creation.

• Explain how each source relates to your paper topic.

• Choose one (1) of your three journal articles and summarize (in your own words) the main findings.

Be sure to read the criteria by which your work will be evaluated before you write and again after you write.

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Evaluation Rubric for Course Paper Resources Assignment

CRITERIA Deficient Development Proficient Exemplary
Needed

0-11 points 12-15 points 16-17 points 18-20 points

Number and One or no scholarly Two scholarly Four scholarly Four scholarly
Relevance of sources are used sources are sources are sources are
Scholarly and/or journal included and/or included. Three included. Three
Sources articles included are journal articles journal articles are journal articles are
not relevant to included are included and are included. Articles
topic. somewhat relevant mostly relevant to are recent and
to topic. topic. Articles are highly relevant to
somewhat recent. topic.

0-2 points 3 points 4 points 5 points

APA Style Did not use APA Improper use of Proper use of APA Proper use of APA
References style. APA style with style with format with little to
numerous errors. occasional errors. no errors.

0-14 points 15-19 points 20-22 points 23-25 points

Summary Summary is absent. Summary is Summary is Summary is
included but does included and included and
not adequately source content is source content is
convey source mostly well accurate and
content. conveyed. thorough.

0-4 points 15-19 points 20-22 points 23-25 points

Relationship of Relationship to Relationship to Relationship to Relationship to
Sources to Topic topic is not included topic is included, topic is well stated, topic is clearly
or only included for but rationale is but further stated and well
some sources. minimal. elaboration would elaborated.
strengthen
rationale.

0 points 10 points

Permalink Not included and/or N/A N/A Included and
Included not accessible to accessible to
Instructor. Instructor.

0-8 points 9-11 points 12-13 points 14-15 points

Clear and Errors significantly Numerous errors Few errors that do Writing and format
Professional impede somewhat interfere not impede are clear,
Writing and professional with professional professional professional.
Format presentation; presentation. presentation.
guidelines not
followed.

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